The FFALCON Thunderbird FF1 is a brand new smartphone from TCL. For those unfamiliar, FFALCON is a TCL sub-brand that sells TV and home audio equipment in China, as well as smartphones. The FF1 is co-developed with Huawei, which adds another fascinating nod to the mix.
The Thunderbird FF1 features mid-range specifications as well as 5G connectivity. The front of the phone has a 6.67-inch 120Hz display with a pill-shaped notch for the 16-megapixel selfie camera. The back houses a 64MP primary shooter next to an 8MP ultrawide snapper and a 2MP depth helper.
8GB RAM and 128/256GB storage are provided by MediaTek’s Dimensity 900 processor. The 4,300 mAh battery has a 66W charging speed that takes 40 minutes to complete a full charge cycle.
Thunderbird FF1 is available in black and green. The 8/128GB model will cost CNY 2,499 ($385), while the 8/256GB model will cost CNY 2,799 ($432). The pre-sale period begins on September 6, with official sales beginning on September 10. There was no word on whether the phone would be available worldwide.