TCL S950, does power and beauty go together?Take a peak at the S950, a very affordable yet budget friendly smartphone that boast FHD or 1080p support on a Sleek unibody casing.
- MT6589T @ 1.5 GHz
- PowerVR SGX544 @ 357 MHz
- 2 GB DDR3 RAM and 16 GB ROM
- ANTUTU: 14454
- Android 4.2 Jellybean
- Supports Multiple Languages
- 5.0 inch IPS FHD @ 1920 x 1080 pixels (441 ppi)
- OGS (One Glass Solution)
- 13.1 megapixel camera with LED Flash Sony Exmor RS sensor F/2.0
- 1080p video recording @ 30fps, flashlight, touch focus, geotagging, etc…
- 3.0 megapixel front facing camera
- Dual Simcard (GSM+WCDMA) Micro Sim sizes
- 2G NETWORK: GSM 850/1800/1900MHz
- GPRS, EDGE, HSPA, HSPA+ 42Mbps / 11Mbps uploadSupport
- 3G NETWORK: WCDMA 900/2100MHz (click here to determine carrier support)
- GPS/AGPS, Bluetooth, Gyroscope, light sensor
- Compass, FM, Wifi 802.11 b/g/n, Accelerometer
- Unibody Design
- Battery: built-in Li-on @ 2000mAh
Powered by MediaTek MT6589T turbo with a maximum clock speed of 1.5 Ghz, which has become the standard for budget quad core phones in the market. Furthermore, the phone features 2 GB of DDR3 RAM and 16 GB of internal space but unfortunately does not support extended memory via MicroSD Support. The phone also runs the latest Android 4.2 Jellybean.
The phone also sports PowerVR SGX544 GPU clocked at 357MHz which makes for a smooth and enough to handle even the most 3D intensive games available. Antutu Synthetic Benchmarks reveal a decent score of 14454 points quite expected for the MT6589T and other similarly powered device.
The S950 sports a 5.0 inch IPS (In panel Switching) Full High Definition Display with a resolution of 1920 x 1080p and roughly about 441 pixel per inch. Interestingly the phone has an equally svelte 1.7 mm bezel, making up for more screen room.
The S950 is no slough when it comes to camera either. Sporting a 13.1 megapixel Sony Exmor rear camera f2.0. As we all know Sony has one of the best makers of camera and thus this phone certainly takes decent and good quality pictures, in the same league with the Vivo X3. Additionally, the phone also has a 3.0 megapixel front facing camera perfect for video calls and images are not bad either.
The offers the usually connectivity including Wi-fi 802.11 b/g/n, bluetooth, built in GPS/A-GPS Support, and dual Micro Sim Card Support for GSM and 3G via WCDMA 900/2100MHz frequency. Unfortunately, no 4G or LTE Support here. Which is a head turner considering that LTE Support is becoming more and more popular.
One word “UNIBODY” which means that back cover is non removable and thus battery is imbedded. Listed @ 2000mAh, which in today’s standard is quite average, although MT6589T is renowned for its optimal power saving ability, allowing for about a day of mixed usage. Simcard Slots are located in the sides for easy access. Dimensions reveal 140.4×67.5×6.99mm and weigh 120g
The S950 is also gorgeous and thin, with a 1.75mm bezel for optimal display ratio as well as a 6.9mm thickness. Clearly, the phone is both powerful and sexy. Furthermore, the phone comes in 3 Different colors, red, yellow & black, and blue and black combinations.
- no 4G or LTE Support
- No Micro SD Support
- no MHL Support
- Average Battery size
- no Mini HDMI Support
After months of waiting, TCL S950 is finally available, as you can see the phone has the looks and power to back it up. Plus a unibody design makes for an ultra slim design. If you want a sleek, yet affordable phone at the palm of your hand, then look no further.
AVAILABILITY? You can check the availability of the phone on the following Resellers
Fastcardtech offers the lowest prices, discounts and they also offer free shipping worldwide.
Another Recommended Reseller is MERIMOBILES, they also offer free shipping worldwide, discounts, and excellent customer service