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TCL 20 SE vs Samsung Galaxy A12

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

Display

Size:

6.8 inches
6.5 inches

Resolution:

1640 x 720 pixels, 20.5:9 ratio, 263 PPI
1600 x 720 pixels, 20:9 ratio, 270 PPI

Technology:

IPS LCD
LCD

Screen-to-body:

83.19 %
85.80 %

Peak brightness:

450 cd/m2 (nit)

Features:

Ambient light sensor, Proximity sensor
Ambient light sensor, Proximity sensor

Hardware

System chip:

Qualcomm Snapdragon 460
Mediatek Helio P35 MT6765

Processor:

Octa-core, 1800 MHz, Kryo 240, 64-bit, 11 nm
Octa-core, 2350 MHz, Cortex-A53, 64-bit, 12 nm

GPU:

Adreno 610
PowerVR GE8320

RAM:

4GB
4GB LPDDR4

Internal storage:

64GB
64GB (eMMC 5.1), available to use: 48.2 GB

Storage expansion:

microSDXC up to 256 GB
microSDXC up to 1024 GB

Device type:

Smartphone
Smartphone

OS:

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

Battery

Capacity:

5000 mAh
5000 mAh

Type:

Li - Polymer, Not user replaceable

Charging:

Samsung Adaptive Fast Charging

Max charge speed:

Wired: 18.0W
Wired: 15.0W

Camera

Rear:

Quad camera
Quad camera

Main camera:

48 MP (Autofocus)
48 MP (Autofocus)

Specifications:

Aperture size: F2.0; Sensor size: 1/2"; Pixel size: 0.8 μm
Aperture size: F2.0; Focal length: 26 mm

Second camera:

5 MP (Ultra-wide, Autofocus)
5 MP (Ultra-wide)

Specifications:

Aperture size: F2.2; Sensor size: 1/1.5"; Pixel size: 1.12 μm
Aperture size: F2.2

Third camera:

2 MP (Macro, Autofocus)
2 MP (Macro)

Specifications:

Aperture size: F1.5; Sensor size: 1/1.5"; Pixel size: 1.75 μm
Aperture size: F2.4

Fourth camera:

2 MP (Depth information)
2 MP (Depth information)

Specifications:

Aperture size: F2.4; Sensor size: 1/1.5"; Pixel size: 1.75 μm
Aperture size: F2.4

Video recording:

1920x1080 (Full HD) (30 fps)
1920x1080 (Full HD) (30 fps)

Front:

13 MP
8 MP

Video capture:

1920x1080 (Full HD)

Design

Dimensions:

6.77 x 3.04 x 0.36 inches (172.08 x 77.14 x 9.1 mm)
6.46 x 2.98 x 0.35 inches (164 x 75.8 x 8.9 mm)

Weight:

7.27 oz (206.0 g)
7.23 oz (205.0 g)

Materials:

Back: Plastic; Frame: Plastic

Biometrics:

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

Keys:

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

Colors:

Aurora Green, Nuit Black
Black, White, Blue, Red

Cellular

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), 26(850+), 28(700 APT), 66(AWS-3)
Bands 1(2100), 3(1800), 5(850), 7(2600), 8(900), 20(800 DD), 28(700 APT)

LTE (TDD):

Bands 38(2600), 40(2300), 41(2600+)

UMTS:

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

Data Speed:

LTE Cat 4 (150/50 Mbit/s), HSDPA+ (4G) 42.2 Mbit/s, HSUPA 5.76 Mbit/s, UMTS
LTE, HSDPA+ (4G) 42.2 Mbit/s, HSUPA 5.76 Mbit/s

Dual SIM:

Yes

SIM type:

Nano SIM
Nano SIM

HD Voice:

Yes

VoLTE:

Yes

Multimedia

Headphones:

3.5mm jack
3.5mm jack

Speakers:

Earpiece, Loudspeaker
Earpiece, Loudspeaker

Screen mirroring:

Wireless screen share
Wireless screen share, MirrorLink

Radio:

FM, Stereo, RDS

Additional microphone(s):

for Noise cancellation

Connectivity & Features

Bluetooth:

5.0
5.0

Wi-Fi:

802.11 b, g, n; Wi-Fi Direct, Hotspot
802.11 b, g, n; Wi-Fi Direct, Hotspot

USB:

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

Features:

Charging, OTG, Mass storage device
Charging, Mass storage device

Location:

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

Sensors:

Accelerometer, Compass
Accelerometer

Other:

NFC, UMA (Wi-Fi Calling)
NFC

Hearing aid compatible:

M3

Regulatory Approval

FCC approval:

Date approved:

Feb 10, 2021
Mar 11, 2021

FCC ID value:

2ACCJH136
A3LSMA125U

Measured SAR:

Head:

1.07 W/kg
1.14 W/kg

Body:

0.65 W/kg
1.20 W/kg

Simultaneous Transmission:

1.49 W/kg
1.59 W/kg

Wireless Router:

1.19 W/kg
1.34 W/kg

Buyers information

Price:

€ 149
€ 179

User Manual:

This is the official Samsu​ng Galaxy A12 User Guide in English provided from the manufacturer.

In The Box:

Power brick, USB cable, Headphones, Sim card extraction tool

Availability

Officially announced:

Jan 11, 2021
Nov 24, 2020
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