TCL N3 now available in China; Priced $330


Uber-thin bezel phablet, the TCL N3 is now available in China for RMB 1,999. The 6-inch device had been in the news for having a seriously high screen to footprint ratio, thanks to the 1.95mm bezels.

The TCL N3 was made available to the Chinese public yesterday, and priced at about $330, the device offers a good value for your money. Seen as an alternative to the more pricier phablets in the market, the TCL N3 comes with a powerful set of internals, that include a 1.5GHz quad core processor in the form of the popular MT6589T, 2GB of RAM and 32GB of ROM.

On the imaging front, the device comes with what’s seen as standard for a 2013 flagship device, meaning a 13 mega-pixel rear shooter and a 2 mega-pixel front unit. The highlight remains to be the 6 inch full HD screen, though. Features like NFC, wireless charging mean that the device will be on par with other flagship devices from manufacturers around the world.

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15 Comments

  1. cesarXD
    October 23, 2013

    Dont buy, tcl/alcatel roms sucks crashes all the time camera bugs etc,from tcl s950 owner.

    ps:search on internet about this if u dont trust me.

    • October 23, 2013

      Shame, they make such good hardware

    • October 23, 2013

      what if you install a custom rom in your device?
      maybe it’s better for you. Not justifying tcl making bad software, though.

      • Raymond
        October 25, 2013

        From what I’ve heard in the developer community, Mediatek does not disclose source code making it tough to develop custom ROMs.

  2. galihpermadi
    October 24, 2013

    Give me some website reported the problem of TCL/Alcatel please.

  3. Jimmy
    October 24, 2013

    Can GizChina please to list some website that are selling N3 with the price $330?

  4. math67
    October 24, 2013

    Andi this or Umi Cross?

  5. Lee
    October 24, 2013

    the phone is single sim or dualsim? thanks.

  6. October 24, 2013

    I have found the following YouTube video of Alcatel OneTouch Hero (TCL N3)

    About the phone: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=YbORynVW8c4
    About it’s flip covers and projector: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=z8IQBnybOsY

  7. CPO
    October 24, 2013

    I wonder why it is so difficult to just make these work with stock Android. That’s what the market wants anyway isn’t it? Nobody wants their glitchy bloatware. And am I the only one who has the screen scrolling downon this website?

    • October 24, 2013

      Website scrolling down?

    • Raymond
      October 25, 2013

      What about OTG and MHL support?

      Also, since the screen size is 6″, the 441 ppi display resolution on other MTK6589T based 5″ phones is not going to be available here. 🙁

  8. Rémi
    October 25, 2013

    I have TCL S950 with Lewa OS ROM (needrom ) no crash nom bug !

  9. Ste3lto3
    January 5, 2014

    I wish this had the MT6592 Processor and good cases