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TCL 20 Pro 5G vs Samsung Galaxy S21 vs Samsung Galaxy S21 Ultra

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

Comparison mode:

Display

Size:

6.7 inches
6.2 inches
6.8 inches

Resolution:

2400 x 1080 pixels, 20:9 ratio, 395 PPI
2400 x 1080 pixels, 20:9 ratio, 424 PPI
3200 x 1440 pixels, 20:9 ratio, 516 PPI

Technology:

AMOLED
Dynamic AMOLED
Dynamic AMOLED

Refresh rate:

120Hz (adaptive)
120Hz (adaptable)

Screen-to-body:

89.80 %
86.06 %
89.33 %

Peak brightness:

1300 cd/m2 (nit)
1500 cd/m2 (nit)

Features:

HDR support, Ambient light sensor, Proximity sensor
HDR support, Scratch-resistant glass (Corning Gorilla Glass Victus), Ambient light sensor, Proximity sensor
HDR support, Scratch-resistant glass (Corning Gorilla Glass Victus), Ambient light sensor, Proximity sensor

Hardware

System chip:

Qualcomm Snapdragon 750G SM7225 (8 nm)
Qualcomm Snapdragon 888 (5 nm)
Qualcomm Snapdragon 888 SM8350 (5 nm)

Processor:

Octa-core, 2000 MHz, Kryo 570, 64-bit
Octa-core, 1x 2.84GHz Kryo 680 + 3x 2.42GHz Kryo 680 + 4x 1.80GHz Kryo 680, 64-bit
Octa-core, 1x 2.84GHz Kryo 680 + 3x 2.42GHz Kryo 680 + 4x 1.80GHz Kryo 680, 64-bit

GPU:

Adreno 619
Adreno 660
Adreno 660

RAM:

6GB LPDDR4
8GB LPDDR5
12GB LPDDR5

Internal storage:

256GB, available to use: 239 GB
128GB (UFS 3.0), not expandable
128GB (UFS 3.1), not expandable

Storage expansion:

microSDXC up to 1024 GB

Device type:

Smartphone
Smartphone
Smartphone

OS:

Android (11)
Android (12, 11), Samsung One UI
Android (12, 11), Samsung One UI

Battery

Capacity:

4500 mAh
4000 mAh
5000 mAh

Type:

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

Charging:

Qualcomm Quick Charge 3.0, Qi wireless charging
Qualcomm Quick Charge 2.0, USB Power Delivery, Samsung Adaptive Fast Charging, Qi and Powermat wireless charging, Reverse wireless charging
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; Wireless: 15.0W
Wired: 25.0W; Wireless: 15.0W
Wired: 25.0W; Wireless: 15.0W

Camera

Rear:

Quad camera
Triple camera
Quad camera

Main camera:

48 MP (OIS, PDAF)
12 MP (OIS, PDAF)
108 MP (OIS, Laser and PDAF)

Specifications:

Aperture size: F1.8; Sensor size: 1/2"; Pixel size: 0.8 μm
Aperture size: F1.8; Focal length: 26 mm; Sensor size: 1/1.76"; Pixel size: 1.8 μm
Aperture size: F1.8; Focal length: 24 mm; Sensor size: 1/1.33"; Pixel size: 0.8 μm

Second camera:

16 MP (Ultra-wide)
64 MP (Telephoto, OIS, PDAF)
10 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
Optical zoom: 3.0x; Aperture size: F2.4; Focal Length: 70 mm; Sensor size: 1/3.2"; Pixel size: 1.22 μm

Third camera:

5 MP (Macro)
12 MP (Ultra-wide, Autofocus)
12 MP (Ultra-wide, PDAF)

Specifications:

Aperture size: F2.2; Sensor size: 1/5"; Pixel size: 1.12 μm
Aperture size: F2.2; Focal Length: 13 mm; Sensor size: 1/2.55"; Pixel size: 1.4 μm
Aperture size: F2.2; Focal Length: 13 mm; Sensor size: 1/2.55"; Pixel size: 1.4 μm

Fourth camera:

2 MP (Depth information)
10 MP (Periscope, OIS, PDAF)

Specifications:

Aperture size: F2.4; Sensor size: 1/5"; Pixel size: 1.75 μm
Optical zoom: 10.0x; Aperture size: F4.9; Focal Length: 240 mm; Sensor size: 1/3.2"; Pixel size: 1.22 μm

Video recording:

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

HDR, Picture-taking during video recording, EIS
OIS, HDR, Hyperlapse, Continuous autofocus, Video light, EIS
OIS, HDR, Hyperlapse, Video light, EIS

Front:

32 MP (HDR, Slow-motion videos)
10 MP (PDAF, HDR)
40 MP (PDAF, HDR)

Video capture:

3840x2160 (4K UHD) (30 fps)
3840x2160 (4K UHD) (60 fps)
3840x2160 (4K UHD) (60 fps)

Design

Dimensions:

6.46 x 2.87 x 0.36 inches (164.2 x 73 x 9.07 mm)
5.97 x 2.80 x 0.31 inches (151.7 x 71.2 x 7.9 mm)
6.50 x 2.98 x 0.35 inches (165.1 x 75.6 x 8.9 mm)

Weight:

6.70 oz (190.0 g)
6.03 oz (171.0 g)
8.04 oz (229.0 g)

Materials:

Back: Glass
Back: Plastic; Frame: Aluminum
Back: Glass (Corning Gorilla Glass Victus); Frame: Aluminum

Resistance:

Water, Dust; IP68
Water, Dust; IP68

Biometrics:

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

Keys:

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

Colors:

Moondust Gray, Marine Blue
Phantom pink, Violet, Gray, White
Phantom black, Silver

Cellular

5G:

n2, n5, n7, n41, n48, n66, n71
n2, n5, n12, n25, n41, n66, n71, n77, n260, n261, SA, NSA, Sub-6, mmWave
n2, n5, n12, n25, n41, n66, n71, n77, n260, n261, 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), 14(700 PS), 17(700 b), 20(800 DD), 25(1900+), 26(850+), 28(700 APT), 29(700 d), 30(2300 WCS), 66(AWS-3), 71(600)
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)
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+), 48(3600)
Bands 38(2600), 39(1900+), 40(2300), 41(2600+), 46, 48(3600)
Bands 38(2600), 39(1900+), 40(2300), 41(2600+), 46, 48(3600)

UMTS:

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

Data Speed:

LTE-A Pro Cat 18 (1200/150 Mbit/s), HSDPA+ (4G) 42.2 Mbit/s
LTE-A, HSDPA+ (4G) 42.2 Mbit/s, HSUPA 5.76 Mbit/s, UMTS
LTE-A, HSDPA+ (4G) 42.2 Mbit/s, HSUPA 5.76 Mbit/s, UMTS

Dual SIM:

Shared with microSD

SIM type:

Nano SIM
Nano SIM
Nano SIM

HD Voice:

Yes

VoLTE:

Yes

Multimedia

Headphones:

3.5mm jack
No 3.5mm jack
No 3.5mm jack

Speakers:

Earpiece, Loudspeaker
Earpiece, Multiple speakers
Earpiece, Multiple speakers

Features:

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

Screen mirroring:

Wireless screen share
Wireless screen share
Wireless screen share

Radio:

FM
FM, Stereo, RDS
FM, Stereo, RDS

Additional microphone(s):

for Noise cancellation
for Noise cancellation, Video recording
for Noise cancellation, Video recording

Connectivity & Features

Bluetooth:

5.1
5.0
5.1

Wi-Fi:

802.11 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
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
Type-C (reversible), USB 3.2

Features:

Charging, Mass storage device
Charging, Headphones port, OTG, Video out
Charging, Headphones port, OTG, Video out

Location:

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

Sensors:

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

Other:

NFC
NFC, ANT+
NFC, ANT+

Hearing aid compatible:

M4, T4
M3, T3
M3, T3

Regulatory Approval

FCC approval:

Date approved:

Mar 09, 2021
Dec 08, 2020
Dec 22, 2020

FCC ID value:

2ACCJN050
A3LSMG991U
A3LSMG998U

Measured SAR:

Head:

1.38 W/kg
0.36 W/kg
0.77 W/kg

Body:

1.38 W/kg
1.08 W/kg
1.02 W/kg

Simultaneous Transmission:

1.50 W/kg
3.96 W/kg
1.59 W/kg

Wireless Router:

1.38 W/kg
1.09 W/kg
1.16 W/kg

Phablet:

2.49 W/kg
3.15 W/kg

Buyers information

Price:

€ 549
$ 800
$ 1200

In The Box:

USB Type-C cable, Quick Guide, SIM card PIN, TPU protective case , wrap sticker, 9V 2A charger
C to C Data Cable, Ejection Pin
C to C Data Cable, Ejection Pin

Availability

Officially announced:

Apr 14, 2021
Jan 14, 2021
Jan 14, 2021
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