[IFA 2019] TCL to announce new 5G smartphone and Project Archery wearable display at IFA

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The company said in a press release, a new TCL-branded 5G smartphone is in the works. This new 5G smartphone is intended for the global market so we expect the Americas will see its release as well.

With IFA 2019 looming you are going to start seeing early-bird news coming throughout the weekend and into next week. We’ve already seen several announcements from Lenovo and now TCL Communications is letting some of the cats out of the bag ahead of IFA, a 5G smartphone and Project Archery among them.

Before we continue, be sure to check back from time to time over the next 10-12 days as we cover as much news as we can coming out of IFA 2019. That aside, let’s jump into what TCL Communications is teasing us with today.

The company said in a press release, a new TCL-branded 5G smartphone is in the works. This new 5G smartphone is intended for the global market so we expect the Americas will see its release as well. The company also plans on showing off their latest display innovations but were not specific as to what.

Apart from the smartphone, TCL brings fresh updates to its foldable display concept devices with the first commercial launch set for release in 2020, as well as the world premiere of the company’s Project Archery wearable display that brings a 100-inch cinematic viewing experience to a device about the size of most sunglasses.

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TCL will unveil their new products at IFA 2019

“What we have planned for IFA 2019 is an exciting glimpse into the future of TCL Communication – it comprises smartphones, 5G devices and entirely new categories including the debut of our Project Archery wearable display,” said Stefan Streit, General Manager, Global Marketing at TCL Communication. “As one of the leading display manufacturers in the world, TCL will focus on bringing our multimedia expertise to our mobile products. More importantly, together with our TCL sister companies, we’re going beyond just mobility and looking ahead with a complete end-to-end consumer electronics brand supported by an entire ecosystem of TCL devices.”

All these new TCL mobile devices are using displays from TCL sister company, CSOT, with the forthcoming TCL-branded smartphone featuring the company’s Dotch™ display first revealed at Mobile World Congress 2019 earlier this year in Barcelona. The new foldable smartphone concepts from TCL will also introduce an all-new ButterflyHinge system to complement the company’s proprietary DragonHinge™ technology.

“We see our new line of TCL mobile products as the hub of our growing portfolio of consumer electronics, creating more engaging experiences for our customers in and out of the home,” said Shane Lee, General Manager, Global Product Center at TCL Communication. “By continuing to leverage TCL’s vertical integration and product ecosystem, we’re able to focus on innovating and creating a true flagship mobile brand under TCL, while at the same time delivering the accessibility and quality our customers around the world have come to expect from us.”

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This promo image is all we have…notice the smartphone in the background.

Unfortunately, we don’t have any images of the upcoming hardware but hopefully, we will next week. As we make our way around IFA 2019 next week we will try and make our way to the TCL booth to check out these announcements and more. Stay tuned to Techaeris for more news on TCL’s announcements as well as all IFA 2019 news.

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