TCL Is Innovation for the Masses
Updated: Jun 18, 2020
TCL is making a big strong push into the mobile space with its own brand of smartphones with the TCL 10 Pro and TCL 10L. But, TCL is also a kind of fascinating company, so I invited Brad Molen and Jason Gerdon to talk about TCL, TCL branded phones, 5G and foldables. It was a great conversation with two awesome guys I've known for years.
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