Apple iPhone 12 vs TCL 20L vs Apple iPhone 8 Plus

Compare phone and tablet specifications of up to three devices at once.

Comparison mode:

Display

Size:

6.1 inches
6.7 inches
5.5 inches

Resolution:

2532 x 1170 pixels, 19.5:9 ratio, 457 PPI
2400 x 1080 pixels, 20:9 ratio, 395 PPI
1920 x 1080 pixels, 16:9 ratio, 401 PPI

Technology:

OLED
IPS LCD

Screen-to-body:

87.24 %
84.02 %
67.47 %

Peak brightness:

1200 cd/m2 (nit)
625 cd/m2 (nit)

Features:

60Hz refresh rate, HDR support, Oleophobic coating, Scratch-resistant glass (Ceramic Shield), Ambient light sensor, Proximity sensor
Ambient light sensor, Proximity sensor
Pressure-sensitive, Oleophobic coating, Scratch-resistant glass, Ambient light sensor, Proximity sensor

Hardware

System chip:

Apple A14 Bionic
Qualcomm Snapdragon 662 SM6115
Apple A11 Bionic APL1W72

Processor:

Hexa-core, 3100 MHz, 64-bit, 5 nm
Octa-core, 2000 MHz, Kryo 260, 64-bit, 11 nm
Hexa-core, 2390 MHz, Monsoon and Mistral, 64-bit, 10 nm

GPU:

Yes
Adreno 610
Apple 3-core GPU

RAM:

4GB
4GB LPDDR4
3GB LPDDR4

Internal storage:

64GB (NVMe), not expandable
128GB (eMMC 5.1)
256GB, not expandable

Storage expansion:

microSDXC up to 1024 GB

Device type:

Smartphone
Smartphone
Smartphone

OS:

iOS (14.x)
Android (11)
iOS (14.x, 13.x, 12.x, 11.x)

Battery

Capacity:

2815 mAh
5000 mAh
2691 mAh

Type:

Li - Ion, Not user replaceable
Li - Polymer
Li - Ion, Not user replaceable

Battery life test results:

Charging:

USB Power Delivery, Qi wireless charging, MagSafe wireless charging
Fast charging
USB Power Delivery, Qi wireless charging

Max charge speed:

Wireless: 15.0W
Wired: 18.0W
Wired: 15.0W; Wireless: 7.5W

Camera

Rear:

Dual camera
Quad camera
Dual camera

Main camera:

12 MP (Sapphire crystal lens cover, OIS, PDAF)
48 MP (Autofocus)
12 MP (Sapphire crystal lens cover, OIS, PDAF, CMOS image sensor, BSI sensor)

Specifications:

Aperture size: F1.6; Focal length: 26 mm
Aperture size: F2.0; Sensor size: 1/2"; Pixel size: 0.8 μm
Aperture size: F1.8; Focal length: 28 mm; Sensor size: 1/3"; Pixel size: 1.22 μm

Second camera:

12 MP (Ultra-wide, Sapphire crystal lens cover)
8 MP (Ultra-wide)
12 MP (Telephoto, Sapphire crystal lens cover, PDAF, CMOS image sensor, BSI sensor)

Specifications:

Aperture size: F2.4; Focal Length: 13 mm
Aperture size: F2.2; Sensor size: 1/4"; Pixel size: 1.12 μm
Optical zoom: 2.0x; Aperture size: F2.8; Focal Length: 56 mm; Sensor size: 1/3.4"; Pixel size: 1 μm

Third camera:

2 MP (Macro)

Specifications:

Aperture size: F2.4; Sensor size: 1/5"; Pixel size: 1.75 μm

Fourth camera:

2 MP (Depth information)

Specifications:

Aperture size: F2.4; Sensor size: 1/5"; Pixel size: 1.75 μm

Video recording:

3840x2160 (4K UHD) (60 fps), 1920x1080 (Full HD) (240 fps)
1920x1080 (Full HD) (60 fps)
3840x2160 (4K UHD) (60 fps), 1920x1080 (Full HD) (240 fps), 1280x720 (HD)

Features:

OIS, HDR, Time-lapse video, Continuous autofocus, Picture-taking during video recording
HDR, Picture-taking during video recording
OIS, Time-lapse video, Continuous autofocus, Picture-taking during video recording, Video light, Video calling, Video sharing

Front:

12 MP (EIS, HDR, Slow-motion videos)
16 MP (HDR, Slow-motion videos)
7 MP (HDR)

Video capture:

3840x2160 (4K UHD) (60 fps)
1920x1080 (Full HD)
1920x1080 (Full HD)

Design

Dimensions:

5.78 x 2.81 x 0.29 inches (146.7 x 71.5 x 7.4 mm)
6.54 x 3.03 x 0.36 inches (166.2 x 76.9 x 9.1 mm)
6.24 x 3.07 x 0.30 inches (158.4 x 78.1 x 7.5 mm)

Weight:

5.78 oz (164.0 g)
7.02 oz (199.0 g)
7.13 oz (202.0 g)

Materials:

Back: Glass; Frame: Aluminum
Back: Plastic
Back: Glass; Frame: Aluminum

Resistance:

Water, Dust; IP68
Water, Dust; IP67

Biometrics:

3D Face unlock
2D Face unlock, Fingerprint (touch)
Fingerprint (touch)

Keys:

Left: Volume control, Other; Right: Lock/Unlock key
Left: Other; Right: Volume control, Lock/Unlock key
Left: Volume control, Other; Right: Lock/Unlock key

Colors:

Black, White, Red, Green, Blue, Purple
Eclipse Black, Luna Blue
Gold, Silver, Red, Space gray

Cellular

5G:

n1, n2, n3, n5, n7, n8, n12, n20, n25, n28, n38, n40, n41, n66, n71, n77, n78, n79, n260, n261, Sub-6, mmWave

LTE (FDD):

Bands 1(2100), 2(1900), 3(1800), 4(AWS-1), 5(850), 7(2600), 8(900), 12(700 a), 14(700 PS), 17(700 b), 18(800 Lower), 19(800 Upper), 20(800 DD), 25(1900+), 26(850+), 28(700 APT), 29(700 d), 30(2300 WCS), 32(1500 L-band), 66(AWS-3), 71(600)
Bands 1(2100), 3(1800), 5(850), 7(2600), 8(900), 20(800 DD), 28(700 APT)
Bands 1(2100), 2(1900), 3(1800), 4(AWS-1), 5(850), 7(2600), 8(900), 12(700 a), 13(700 c), 17(700 b), 18(800 Lower), 19(800 Upper), 20(800 DD), 25(1900+), 26(850+), 28(700 APT), 29(700 d), 30(2300 WCS), 66(AWS-3)

LTE (TDD):

Bands 34(2000), 38(2600), 39(1900+), 40(2300), 41(2600+), 42(3500), 46, 48(3600)
Bands 38(2600), 40(2300), 41(2600+)
Bands 38(2600), 39(1900+), 40(2300), 41(2600+)

UMTS:

Bands 1(2100), 2(1900), 4(1700/2100), 5(850), 8(900)
Bands 1(2100), 2(1900), 5(850), 8(900)
Bands 4(1700/2100), 5(850), 8(900)

Data Speed:

LTE-A, HSDPA+ (4G) 42.2 Mbit/s, HSUPA 5.76 Mbit/s
LTE-A Cat 6 (300/50 Mbit/s), HSDPA+ (4G) 42.2 Mbit/s, HSUPA 5.76 Mbit/s, UMTS
LTE-A Cat 12/13 (600/150 Mbit/s), LTE-A, HSDPA+ (4G) 42.2 Mbit/s, HSUPA 5.76 Mbit/s

Dual SIM:

Yes
Shared with microSD

SIM type:

Nano SIM, eSIM
Nano SIM
Nano SIM

HD Voice:

Yes
Yes
Yes

VoLTE:

Yes
Yes
Yes

Multimedia

Headphones:

No 3.5mm jack
3.5mm jack
No 3.5mm jack

Speakers:

Earpiece, Multiple speakers
Earpiece, Multiple speakers
Earpiece, Multiple speakers

Features:

Dolby Atmos

Screen mirroring:

Wireless screen share
Wireless screen share
Wireless screen share

Radio:

FM, Stereo, RDS

Additional microphone(s):

for Noise cancellation
for Noise cancellation
for Noise cancellation

Connectivity & Features

Bluetooth:

5.0
5.0
5.0

Wi-Fi:

802.11 a, b, g, n, ac, ax (Wi-Fi 6), dual-band; MIMO, Wi-Fi Direct, Hotspot
802.11 b, g, n, ac; Wi-Fi Direct, Hotspot
802.11 a, b, g, n, ac, dual-band; MIMO, Wi-Fi Direct, Hotspot

USB:

Lightning
Type-C (reversible), USB 2.0
Lightning

Features:

Charging, Headphones port
Charging
Charging, Headphones port

Location:

GPS, A-GPS, Glonass, Galileo, BeiDou, QZSS, Cell ID, Wi-Fi positioning
GPS, A-GPS, Glonass, Galileo, BeiDou, Cell ID, Wi-Fi positioning
GPS, A-GPS, Glonass, Galileo, Cell ID, Wi-Fi positioning

Sensors:

Accelerometer, Gyroscope, Compass, Barometer
Accelerometer, Gyroscope, Compass
Accelerometer, Gyroscope, Compass, Barometer

Other:

NFC, UMA (Wi-Fi Calling)
NFC
NFC, UMA (Wi-Fi Calling)

Hearing aid compatible:

M3, T4
M3, T4

Buyers information

Price:

$ 829
€ 229
$ 949

In The Box:

USB-C to Lightning Cable, Documentation
Charger 9V 2A,Type-C Cable, Display & Back cover Film, SIM tooling pin, QSG, PSI, TPU case
EarPods with Lighting connector, Lightning to 3.5mm headphone jack adapter, Lightning to USB Cable, USB Power Adapter, Documentation

Availability

Officially announced:

Oct 13, 2020
Apr 14, 2021
Sep 12, 2017
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