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TCL 40 NXTPAPER and the TCL 40 NXTPAPER 5G launched in Malaysia; priced from RM899

TCL has officially launched the NXTPAPER smartphone series in Malaysia, TCL 40 NXTPAPER and TCL 40 NXTPAPER 5G. Both models are the world’s first and only smartphone devices to offer a revolutionary full color paper-like visual experience. 

The latest NXTPAPER smartphones offer industry-leading eye comfort and are hardware-certified by TÜV for low harmful blue light. Users can enjoy daily binge-watching while having a more comfortable, full-color paper-like viewing experience. Additionally, an integrated sensor automatically adjusts display brightness and color temperature based on time and environment to provide suitable visual experiences and soft light at night, further elevating overall eye comfort.

The smartphone display, with its reflection-free TÜV certification, offers anti-glare functionality achieved by producing a paper-like matte effect texture. Paired with a fingerprint smudge-resistant feature, it makes reading whilst simultaneously enjoying a sunny day outdoors more comfortable than ever before. The full-color electronic display comes with specially-designed NXTPAPER UI, providing users the flexibility to choose between full-color manga or a black-and-white experience to suit their individual preferences.  


TCL 40 NXTPAPER is equipped with a 6.78” FHD+ NXTPAPER display, dual speakers, and 3D boom sound powered by DTS for an immersive audio-visual experience. It features a 32MP selfie camera and a 50MP rear triple camera system, complete with a 5MP ultra-wide camera and a 2MP macro sensor.  

Users can use the T-pen for a better experience to jotting notes, sketching, or checking off that “to-do” list on the paper-like display. 40 NXTPAPER comes in a sleek 7.89mm design plus a stylish 2D back cover make the device comfortable to hold. It boasts 256GB storage and 8GB RAM with an additional 8GB virtual RAM expansion, the largest class in this smartphone price category, enabling the user to swiftly multitask applications improving productivity. 


TCL 40 NXTPAPER 5G features a 6.6″ HD+ NXTPAPER display, making it an ideal choice for extended reading and document handling. The 256GB storage comes with 6GB RAM that can be further augmented with an additional 6GB virtual RAM expansion.

It comes with triple rear camera setup which includes a 50MP primary camera, a 2MP depth sensor, and a 2MP macro sensor. The intuitive AI camera transforms every capture into a professional-looking shot. It further impresses with its AI Color Video mode, a unique feature that renders video backgrounds in black and white while maintaining the subject in vivid color. On the front, an 8MP front camera will is suitable for video calls and selfies.

Availability and pricing 

  • TCL 40 NXTPAPER: Available in Opalescent and Midnight Blue at RM 899. 
  • TCL 40 NXTPAPER 5G: Available in Starlight Black at RM 999. Purchases made from 10 – 17 October will also receive a pair of MOVEAUDIO Air Wireless Earbuds worth RM 159. 

Both TCL 40 NXTPAPER and TCL 40 NXTPAPER 5G can be purchased beginning 10 October from TCL Mobile Malaysia’s official store on Lazada and Shopee as well as dealers stores. 

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