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TCL 40R 5G

TCL 40R 5G
Brand: TCL
Category: Phones
  • Display 6.6-inch HD+ screen
  • Camera Triple 50MP AI camera / 8MP front
  • Memory 4GB RAM with 64/128GB ROM
  • Platform Dimensity 700 / Android 12

Our Rating

The rating is based on the opinions of users and reliable reviewers.

  • Design, Built Quality 7 / 10
  • Display Quality 9 / 10
  • Camera Quality 9 / 10
  • Audio & Multimedia 7 / 10
  • OS and Usability 9 / 10
  • Battery Performance 10 / 10

This is TCL 40R 5G, an entry-level 5G smartphone that is powered by the Dymensity 700 CPU. The phone comes in a 6.6-inches screen, featuring 720 x 1612 pixels. The display is IPS, and it has a 90Hz refresh, as well as a dewdrop notch on the head.

The phone come with about $237 price tag, and it has 4GB RAM with either 64/128-Gigs of expandable storage. It is based on Google’s Android 12 with TCL custom UI 4.0 out of the box.

Coming to the camera department, you are getting three lenses on the rear; a 50-megapixel primary sensor, 2-megapixel macro and a third 2-megapixel depth lens. There is also an LED flash on the rear, while a single 8-megapixel selfie camera is used on the front.

The phone is available with both single or dual SIMs, has a sided fingerprint scanner and powered by a 5,000mAh battery. Color options includes Starlight Black and Stardust Purple. The below contains the full specifications of TCL 40R 5G.

Full Specifications and Features


Technology GSM / HSPA / LTE / 5G
2G Network Bands GSM 850 / 900 / 1800 / 1900 - SIM 1 and SIM 2 (dual-SIM
3G Network Bands HSDPA 850 / 900 / 1700(AWS) / 1900 / 2100
4G Network Bands LTE Band: LTE
5G Network Bands T771K and T771K1: n1 / 3/5/7/8/20/28/38/40/41/78
T771A: n7 / 28/66/71/78
T771H: n1 / 3/5/7/8/20/28/38/40/41/77/78 (n77 only for Thailand)
Speed HSPA 42.2/5.76 Mbps, LTE, 5G


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Dimensions 164.5 x 75.4 x 9 mm
Weight 192 grams
Build Glass front / Plastic back and frame
SIM Type Single SIM (Nano-SIM) or Dual SIM (Nano-SIM, dual stand-by)


Display Type IPS touchscreen / 16M colors / 90Hz refresh / 400 nits brightness
Size 6.6 inches, (84.41% screen-to-body ratio)
Resolution 720 x 1612 pixels, 20:9 ratio (267 ppi density)


Operating System Android 12 with TCL UI 4.0
Chipset MediaTek MT6833 Dimensity 700 5G (7 nm)
CPU Octa-core (4x2.2 GHz Cortex-A76 & 4x2.0 GHz Cortex-A55)
GPU Mali-G57 MC2


RAM + ROM 4GB + 64GB / 4GB + 128GB
Card Slot Yes, up to 512 GB via microSD card (uses dedicated slot)


Camera Type Triple Lenses
Camera Sensor(s) Main: 50MP, f/1.8 aperture, PDAF
Depth: 2 MP, f/2.4, br/>Macro: 2 MP, f/2.4
Camera Features Autofocus / Digital zoom / Touch focus / Face detection
Video Resolution 1080@30fps, 720p@30fps,


Camera Type Single Lens
Camera Sensor(s) 8-megapixel
Camera Features Autofocus / Panorama / HDR
Video Resolution 1080p@30fps


Loudspeaker Yes
Speaker Location Chin, below display
Audio Jack Type Yes, 3.5mm audio jack,


Bluetooth Bluetooth 5.1, A2DP, LE
GPS Yes, with dual-band A-GPS, GLONASS
FM Radio Yes, FM Radio


Battery Capacity Non-removable Li-Po 5000 mAh battery


Sensors Fingerprint (side-mounted), accelerometer, proximity, compass
Box Contents Charging Brick / USB cable

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