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TCL Xess Android 5.1 Tablet PC – The Powerful Beast

TCL in a partnership with Alcatel is ready to launch a new 17-inch tablet that narrows the line between a tablet and all in one PC. It is designed to make your kitchen experience more interesting as it comes with pre-downloaded recipe applications for discovering and creating new meals. It makes a perfect accessory for your kitchen its adjustable stand for multiple viewing angles that enables you to watch a movie or something while cooking and  a pop-out handle to take it  anywhere. The TCL Xess is powered by 1.5GHz Octa-core MTK8783T processor that makes the tablet processing a lot faster. The tablet packs 32GB of internal memory  that can be expanded up to 64GB. The display of TCL Xess is really very great, and this tablet is a feature packed one. The kind of features this tablet have compensates its selling price which is $826.30.  TCL Xess has a Multi-angle stand, built-in stylus, smart pop-up I/O ports. Is the tablet worth $826.30 ? Let’s find out. Remember this is only a short review featuring all its specifications and main features. So, without any further ado, let’s get started. [quick_offer]

TCL Xess is tastefully made with cooking inspiration, as I already told you that the tablet comes with pre-downloaded cooking recipe applications. You can set the tablet with the help of the adjustable stand and put it on your kitchen slab to take help in cooking. The tablet comes with the following features to enhance your cooking experience-

  • Simple access to recipes
  • Multiple kitchen timers
  • Easily accessible shopping lists
  • Mess free screen with intuitive hand gesture control

Build And Design

TCL Xess is a complete package, the TCL Xess Tablet PC has a very large screen size of 17.3″ with a very sleek look as the tablet is only 9.3mm striking slim. The Tablet has really a very premium and stylish design. The tablet has no physical navigation button and on the front, it has a 5.0 MP front facing camera to capture excellent pictures and to do face to face video chat.

tcl xess design

The tablet even has no button on the edges, on the back it has a power button and volume rocker buttons. It also has an adjustable stand to place and adjust it on a tablet or kitchen slab. The build is pretty good and the design is really awesome. The 17.3″ screen size is really very big and you can utilize the screen size to do various functions.


TCL Xess is powered with MTK 8783T with Octa Core 1.5 GHz processor and 2 GB of RAM that could have been better considering the price range. Anyway, the processor is just fine. You can easily use it for normal use and you can also play games without any lag. The RAM could have been better than the available 2 GB.

adjustable stand xess

The tablet has a good internal storage of 32 GB which can be expanded to 64 GB by use of a memory card or any external storage device like Pendrive via OTG cable. You can store your favourite movies, music playlist and much more as the storage is pretty good.

Now coming the camera performance of TCL Xess, the tablet has a 5.0 MP front facing camera to capture great quality selfies and to do face to face video calling. The camera quality is really very great and the color quality is also good. The 17.3″ of TCL Xess has a really very good resolution of 1920 x 1080p which gives 127 ppi that boost up the color and quality. The 17.3″ IPS screen also provides wide viewing angles and a great experience. The tablet has a really very big battery capacity of 9600 mAh that will give a pretty good standby time.

You can also see my reviews on other hot tablets.

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