Brand: TCL
Category: Smartphones
  • Display IPS LCD 6.75 inches - 90Hz
  • CPU Mediatek MT6765 Helio G37 (12 nm)
  • RAM 4GB - 6GB
  • Battery 5010 mAh


The TCL 40 SE, announced in January 2023, is a global market-targeted smartphone available in dark grey and twilight purple colors. With dimensions measuring 167.9 x 76.5 x 8.5 mm and a weight of 190 grams, it features a glass front, plastic frame, and plastic back.

Network support includes 2G, 3G, and 4G, with internet speeds up to HSPA (14.4 Mbit/s) and LTE (100 Mbit/s). It accommodates either a single Nano-SIM or dual Nano-SIM with dual stand-by capability.

The 6.75-inch IPS LCD display offers a resolution of 720 x 1600 pixels, a 90Hz refresh rate, 85.6% screen-to-body ratio, and 450 nits brightness. Powered by a Mediatek MT6765 Helio G37 Octa-core CPU and PowerVR GE8320 GPU, it comes with 4GB or 6GB of RAM and runs on Android 13 with TCL UI 5.0. Internal storage options include 128GB or 256GB, expandable via microSDXC.

The triple rear camera setup comprises a 50MP wide lens, a 2MP macro lens, and a 2MP depth sensor, featuring various camera modes and video recording at 1080p 30 FPS. The 8MP front camera supports HDR and 1080p 30 FPS video recording.

Sound capabilities include stereo speakers and a 3.5mm port, with support for FM radio. Connectivity options encompass Wi-Fi 802.11 a/b/g/n/ac, dual-band, Wi-Fi Direct, Bluetooth 5.1, GPS, NFC, and USB Type-C 2.0.

The TCL 40 SE is equipped with a non-removable 5010mAh Li-Po battery and supports 18W wired charging. Additional features include side-mounted fingerprint, accelerometer, and proximity sensors.



Status Announced
Date Of Announcement January 2023
Colors Dark grey, Twilight purple


Supported Networks 2G, 3G, 4G
Internet Speed HSPA (up to 14.4 Mbit/s), LTE (up to 100 Mbit/s)
SIM Single SIM (Nano-SIM), Dual SIM (Nano-SIM, dual stand-by)

Dimensions And Structure

Length 167.9 mm
Width 76.5 mm
Thickness 8.5 mm
Weight 190 gram
Build Glass front, plastic frame, plastic back


Screen Type IPS LCD
Screen Size 6.75 inches
Screen Resolution 720 x 1600 pixels
Screen-to-body Ratio 85.6%
Refresh Rate 90Hz
Pixel Density 260 ppi
Brightness 450 nits


CPU Mediatek MT6765 Helio G37 (12 nm) Octa-core (4x2.3 GHz Cortex-A53 & 4x1.8 GHz Cortex-A53)
GPU PowerVR GE8320
OS Android 13, TCL UI 5.0
Internal Memory 128GB, 256GB
External Memory microSDXC

Rear Camera

Number Of Cameras Triple
Camera Resolution 50 MP, f/1.8, (wide)
2 MP, f/2.4, (macro)
2 MP, f/2.4, (depth)
Camera Features HDR, Autofocus, Touch To Focus, Panorama, Continuous Shooting, Digital Zoom, Auto Flash, LED Flash, Face Detection, Exposure Compensation, ISO Control
Video 1080p 30 FPS

Selfie Camera

Number Of Cameras Single
Camera Resolution 8 MP, f/2.0, (wide)
Camera Features HDR, Fixed Focus
Video 1080p 30 FPS


Loudspeaker Yes (Stereo Speakers)
3.5mm Port Supports
FM Radio Supports


Wi-Fi Wi-Fi 802.11 a/b/g/n/ac, dual-band, Wi-Fi Direct
Bluetooth Version 5.1
GPS Supports
NFC Supports
USB Type USB Type-C 2.0

Battery And Charging

Battery Type Li-Po Non-Removable
Battery Capacity 5010 mAh
Charging Speed 18W Wired

Other Specifications

Sensors Fingerprint (side-mounted), Accelerometer, Proximity

Our Rating

The overall rating is based on review by experts.

  • Display 6 / 10
  • Performance 6 / 10
  • Camera 6 / 10
  • Battery 7 / 10

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