TCL 10 Pro vs Samsung Galaxy S21

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Display

Size:

6.5 inches
6.2 inches

Resolution:

2340 x 1080 pixels, 19.5:9 ratio, 398 PPI
2400 x 1080 pixels, 20:9 ratio, 424 PPI

Technology:

AMOLED
Dynamic AMOLED

Screen-to-body:

98.93 %
86.06 %

Peak brightness:

986 cd/m2 (nit)
1300 cd/m2 (nit)

Features:

HDR video support, Ambient light sensor, Proximity sensor
120Hz refresh rate (adaptive), HDR video support, Scratch-resistant glass (Corning Gorilla Glass Victus), Ambient light sensor, Proximity sensor

Hardware

System chip:

Qualcomm Snapdragon 675 SM6150
Qualcomm Snapdragon 888 SM8350

Processor:

Octa-core, 2000 MHz, Kryo 460, 64-bit, 11 nm
Octa-core, 2840 MHz, Kryo 680, 64-bit, 5 nm

GPU:

Adreno 612
Adreno 660

RAM:

6GB LPDDR4
8GB LPDDR5

Internal storage:

128GB (UFS 2.1), available to use: 103 GB
128GB (UFS 3.0), not expandable

Storage expansion:

microSDXC up to 256 GB

Device type:

Smartphone
Smartphone

OS:

Android (10)
Android (11), Samsung One UI

Battery

Capacity:

4550 mAh
4000 mAh

Type:

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

Charging:

Qualcomm Quick Charge 3.0
Qualcomm Quick Charge 2.0, USB Power Delivery, Samsung Adaptive Fast Charging, Qi and Powermat wireless charging, Reverse wireless charging

Max charge speed:

Wired: 18.0W
Wired: 25.0W; Wireless: 15.0W

Camera

Rear:

Quad camera
Triple camera

Main camera:

64 MP (Laser and PDAF)
12 MP (OIS, PDAF)

Specifications:

Aperture size: F1.8; Sensor size: 1/1.7"; Pixel size: 0.8 μm
Aperture size: F1.8; Focal length: 26 mm; Sensor size: 1/1.76"; Pixel size: 1.8 μm

Second camera:

16 MP (Ultra-wide, Autofocus)
64 MP (Telephoto, OIS, PDAF)

Specifications:

Aperture size: F2.4; Sensor size: 1/3"; Pixel size: 1 μm
Aperture size: F2.0; Focal Length: 29 mm; Sensor size: 1/1.7"; Pixel size: 0.8 μm

Third camera:

2 MP (Depth information)
12 MP (Ultra-wide, Autofocus)

Specifications:

Aperture size: F1.8; Sensor size: 1/2.8"; Pixel size: 2.9 μm
Aperture size: F2.2; Focal Length: 13 mm; Sensor size: 1/2.55"; Pixel size: 1.4 μm

Fourth camera:

5 MP (Macro, Autofocus)

Specifications:

Aperture size: F2.2; Sensor size: 1/5"; Pixel size: 1.12 μm

Video recording:

3840x2160 (4K UHD) (30 fps), 1920x1080 (Full HD) (120 fps), 1280x720 (HD) (960 fps)
7680x4320 (8K UHD) (24 fps), 3840x2160 (4K UHD) (60 fps), 1920x1080 (Full HD) (240 fps), 1280x720 (HD) (960 fps)

Features:

Time-lapse video, EIS
HDR, EIS

Front:

24 MP
10 MP (PDAF, HDR)

Video capture:

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

Design

Dimensions:

6.24 x 2.85 x 0.36 inches (158.5 x 72.4 x 9.1 mm)
5.97 x 2.80 x 0.31 inches (151.7 x 71.2 x 7.9 mm)

Weight:

6.6 oz (187.0 g)
6.03 oz (171.0 g)

Materials:

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

Resistance:

Water, Dust; IP68

Biometrics:

2D Face unlock, In-screen fingerprint
2D Face unlock, Ultrasonic in-screen fingerprint

Keys:

Right: Volume control, Lock/Unlock key
Right: Volume control, Lock/Unlock key

Colors:

Ember gray
Phantom pink, Violet, Gray, White

Cellular

5G:

SA, NSA, Sub-6, mmWave

LTE (FDD):

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

LTE (TDD):

Bands 38(2600), 40(2300), 41(2600+)
Bands 38(2600), 39(1900+), 40(2300), 41(2600+), 46, 48(3600)

UMTS:

850, 900, 1700/2100, 1900, 2100 MHz
850, 900, 1700/2100, 1900, 2100 MHz

Data Speed:

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

SIM type:

Nano SIM
Nano SIM

HD Voice:

Yes

VoLTE:

Yes

Multimedia

Headphones:

3.5mm jack
No 3.5mm jack

Speakers:

Earpiece, Loudspeaker
Earpiece, Multiple speakers

Features:

aptX
32-Bit DAC, Dolby Atmos, aptX, Dolby Digital, Dolby Digital Plus

Screen mirroring:

Wireless screen share
Wireless screen share

Radio:

FM
FM

Additional microphone(s):

for Noise cancellation
for Noise cancellation, Video recording

Connectivity & Features

Bluetooth:

5.0
5.0

Wi-Fi:

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

USB:

Type-C (reversible), USB 2.0
Type-C (reversible), USB 3.2

Features:

Charging, OTG
Charging, Headphones port, OTG, Video out

Location:

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

Sensors:

Accelerometer, Gyroscope, Compass, Hall (for flip covers)
Accelerometer, Gyroscope, Compass, Hall (for flip covers), Barometer

Other:

NFC, UMA (Wi-Fi Calling), Infrared
NFC, ANT+

Hearing aid compatible:

M4, T3

Buyers information

Price:

$ 450
$ 800

In The Box:

Quick start guide, Product safety information, 9V2A QC 3.0 Fast Charger, USB-C cable, SIM tool, Translucent TPU case
C to C Data Cable, Ejection Pin

Availability

Officially announced:

May 14, 2020
Jan 14, 2021

Scheduled release:

Jan 29, 2021
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