Apart from related shows, TCL’s two new telephones differ tremendously in show dimension and determination. The TCL 40 NXTPAPER (LTE-only) incorporates a 6.78-inch full HD+ hole-punch show with a 90Hz refresh price, whereas the TCL 40 NXTPAPER 5G is supplied with a 6.6-inch HD+ show with a teardrop notch and a 60Hz refresh price. Atypically, the LTE-only mannequin will get a comparatively premium design and higher options.
Inside, the LTE-only TCL 40 NXTPAPER packs a MediaTek Helio G88, a two-year-old chipset additionally seen on different funds telephones corresponding to Motorola G Stylus 2022. It’s paired with 8GB of RAM, which might be prolonged additional with digital RAM expertise, whereas 256GB of storage is normal on the cellphone, expandable as much as 2TB utilizing a microSD card. The 5G mannequin, then again, is powered by an older however 5G-supporting MediaTek Dimensity 700 chip and comes stocked with 256GB of storage, expanded to as much as 1TB with a microSD card, however with solely 6GB of RAM.
The TCL 40 NXTPAPER is supplied with a 5,010 mAh battery and helps quick charging at 33W with an acceptable brick obtainable with the cellphone. In the meantime, the 5G variant has an an identical 5,000 mAh battery however with slower 15W charging (you get a 10W charger within the field). Notably, the NXTPAPER show doesn’t scale back energy consumption considerably, though the 5G variant’s decrease display decision undoubtedly helps with an extended backup.