TCL 406

Released February 2023

Essential (<$200)

Summary


Pros

  • Accurate and consistent autofocus performance

Cons

  • Inconsistent exposure when taking consecutive photos outdoors
  • Extremely poor charging experience
  • Poor efficiency because of a high discharge currents

Scores


52
camera
10th

in Essential Ranking (<$200)

Overall Camera Score i
52
45
Samsung Galaxy A05s
BEST 157

Sub-scores

Photo i
55
50
Xiaomi Redmi 12C
BEST 160
Bokeh i
40
20
Xiaomi Redmi 12C
BEST 80
Preview i
45
34
Fairphone 4
BEST 91
Zoom i
27
15
Oppo A77 5G
BEST 158
Top score
Huawei P60 Pro
Video i
52
31
Samsung Galaxy A22 5G
BEST 158

Use Cases

BEST 149

Friends & Family

Portrait and group photos and videos

BEST 132

Lowlight

Photos and videos in lowlight conditions

87
battery
14th

in Essential Ranking (<$200)

Overall Battery Score i
87
75
Samsung Galaxy S22 (Exynos)
BEST 157
Top score
Honor Magic6 Pro

Sub-scores

Autonomy i
99
55
Xiaomi 12 Pro
BEST 195
Top score
Honor X7b
Charging i
74
72
Wiko Power U20
BEST 218
Efficiency i
83
47
Xiaomi 12 Pro
BEST 154
Top score
Oppo Reno6 5G

Key performances

Battery Life
2 days 11h
Battery Life
0-80% Charge
2h02
0-80% Charge
Full Charge
3h13
Full Charge
after 5-minute charge
1h20 Autonomy
after 5-minute charge

Specifications


164.6 x 75.4 x 8.9mm

Dimensions

4G
Dual SIM

Network

No water protection
No IP rating

Protection

Wired only

Charging

32 GB

Storage

Wide, Depth

Main camera
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