TCL 10L vs Xiaomi Redmi Note 9S: Comparison

Comparison of features, performance, design, battery, camera and connectivity between the following smartphones: TCL 10L vs Xiaomi Redmi Note 9S. The complete information of specifications to decide which to buy.

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Technical data sheets

Basics

Score

Ki Price/Quality
Score
7.9 Ki Price/Quality
Score
8.4 Ki Price/Quality
Score
Design and Screen score 7.2 Design & Materials 7.7 Design & Materials
Performance and Hardware score 6.8 Performance & Hardware 7.3 Performance & Hardware
Camera score 7.1 Camera 7.3 Camera
Connectivity score 6.9 Connectivity 7.1 Connectivity
Battery score 6.3 Battery 8.4 Battery

User reviews

User score
9.1
6 reviews
8.8
187 reviews

Summary

Inches 6.53" 6.67"
Resolution FHD+ FHD+
Usable surface 85% useful 84% useful
Aspect Ratio 19.5:9 20:9
Dimensions 75.6 mm
162.2 mm
8.4 mm
76.7 mm
165.7 mm
8.8 mm
Weight 180 g 209 g
Micro SnapD. 665
Octa-Core
SnapD. 720g
Octa-Core
RAM 6 GB RAM 4 GB RAM
Storage 64 GB 64 GB
AnTuTu 171.000
v8
303.263
v9
Battery 4000 mAh 5020 mAh
Main Camera 1
48 Mpx · ƒ/1.8
S5KGM1
2 3 4
1
48 Mpx · ƒ/1.79
S5KGM2
2 3 4
Selfie Camera SELF 16 Mpx · ƒ/2.2 SELF 16 Mpx · Unknow
Bands
OS Android 10 Q Android 10 Q

Brand

Brand TCL Xiaomi
Aliases -- M2003J6A1G

Release Date

Release date April 2020,
1 year ago
March 2020,
1 year ago
State On Sale On Sale
Market Global Global

Design & Materials

Structure

TCL 10L
Xiaomi Redmi Note 9S
TCL 10L
Xiaomi Redmi Note 9S
Size
75.6 mm
162.2 mm
8.4 mm
Print 3D Model
76.7 mm
165.7 mm
8.8 mm
Print 3D Model
Weight 180 g 209 g
Usable surface 85 % 84 %
Materials Plastic, Glass Plastic, P2i Nano coating
Resistance - -
Colors
White

Blue
Black

White

Blue

Screen

Diagonal 6.53" 6.67"
Type LCD IPS LCD IPS
Aspect Ratio 19.5:9 20:9
Resolution FHD+
1080 x 2340 px
FHD+
1080 x 2400 px
Density 395 Pixels per inch 395 Pixels per inch

Others

Others
  • Hole-punch Notch
  • Scratch resistant
  • Capacitive
  • Multi-touch
  • Frameless
  • Hole-punch Notch
  • Brightnes 450 cd/m² (typ)
  • 1500:1 contrast ratio
  • TÜV Rheinland Eye Comfort Certification
  • HDR10
  • 84% NTSC
  • LED Notifications
  • Scratch resistant
  • 2.5D curved glass screen
  • Corning Gorilla Glass 5
  • Capacitive
  • Multi-touch
  • Frameless

User reviews

Is it a drop-resistant and scratch-resistant smartphone?
7.3
7.8
Do you think it's a nice phone?
9.0
9.2
Is it comfortable?
9.3
8.5
Can you see it well in the sunlight?
8.7
8.0
Number of reviews
6 reviews
187 reviews

Performance & Hardware

Processor

Model Qualcomm Snapdragon 665 Qualcomm Snapdragon 720G
CPU 4x Kryo 260 2.0 GHz + 4x Kryo 260 1.8 GHz 2x Kryo 360 2.3 GHz + 6x Kryo 360 1.7 GHz
Type Octa-Core Octa-Core
Manufacturing 11 nm 8 nm
Frequency 2 GHz 2.3 GHz
64 Bits Yes Yes

Graphics

GPU Qualcomm Adreno 610 Qualcomm Adreno 618

RAM

RAM 6 GB 4 GB
Type -- LPDDR4X RAM

Storage

Capacity 64 GB 64 GB
Type -- UFS Storage 2.1
SD Slot Yes ,
Independent SD slot
Yes ,
Independent SD slot

Security

Fingerprint Yes, in the back Yes, on the side

Sensors

Sensors
  • Fingerprint
  • Proximity
  • Light sensor
  • Accelerometer
  • Compass
  • Gyroscope
  • Fingerprint
  • Proximity
  • Light sensor
  • Accelerometer
  • Compass
  • Gyroscope

Others

Notifications LED -- LED Notifications
Cooling system No No
Gaming buttons No No

User reviews

Does it have good sound?
8.2
8.2
Does it work smoothly in everyday use?
8.5
9.1
What's your experience been with demanding games?
8.0
8.9
Number of reviews
6 reviews
187 reviews

Camera

Main

No. of cameras Quad rear camera Quad rear camera
1
Camera type

Standard

Standard
Resolution 48 Mpx 48 Mpx
Sensor Samsung S5KGM1 Samsung S5KGM2
Type ISOCELL ISOCELL
Aperture ƒ/ 1.8 ƒ/ 1.79
ISO -- --
Pixel size 0.80 µm 0.80 µm
Pixel Binning 1-4 (2x2) 1-4 (2x2)
Sensor size 1/2 1/2
2
Camera type

Wide Angle lens

Wide Angle lens
Resolution
8 Mpx
8 Mpx
Sensor
GalaxyCore GC8034
Omnivision OV8856
Type
CMOS BSI
PureCel
Aperture
ƒ/ 2.2
ƒ/ 2.2
Pixel size
1.12 µm
1.12 µm
Pixel Binning
--
--
Sensor size
1/4
1/4
3
Camera type

Portrait mode (depth)

Portrait mode (depth)
Resolution
2 Mpx
2 Mpx
Sensor
GalaxyCore GC2385
GalaxyCore GC02M1
Type
CMOS
CMOS
Aperture
ƒ/ 2.4
Unknow
Pixel size
1.65 µm
1.75 µm
Pixel Binning
--
--
Sensor size
1/5
--
4
Camera type

Macro lens

Macro lens
Resolution
2 Mpx
5 Mpx
Sensor
GalaxyCore GC2385
Samsung S5KE9
Type
CMOS
CMOS BSI
Aperture
ƒ/ 2.4
ƒ/ --
Pixel size
1.65 µm
1.12 µm
Pixel Binning
--
--
Sensor size
1/5
--

Features

Flash LED LED
Optical Stabilisation No No
Slow Motion Video Yes,
120 fps
Yes,
960 fps
Others
  • 4K Video
  • Digital zoom
  • Quadruple camera
  • Autofocus
  • Touch focus
  • Manual focus
  • Scene mode
  • RAW
  • Self-timer
  • ISO settings
  • Exposure compensation
  • Continuous shooting
  • White balance settings
  • Face detection
  • HDR
  • Geotagging
  • Night Mode
  • 4K Video
  • Digital zoom
  • Quadruple camera
  • Digital image stabilization
  • Autofocus
  • Touch focus
  • Geotagging
  • HDR
  • Face detection
  • White balance settings
  • ISO settings
  • Exposure compensation
  • Scene mode
  • Self-timer
  • Night Mode

Selfie

SELF
Camera type

Dedicated

Dedicated
Resolution 16 Mpx 16 Mpx
Sensor Samsung S5K3P9 Omnivision OV16A1Q
Type ISOCELL CMOS
Aperture ƒ/ 2.2 Unknow
Pixel size 1.00 µm 1.00 µm
Pixel Binning 1-4 (2x2) --
Sensor size 1/3.1 1/3.06
Others
--
--

DxOMark Score

DxOMark Score -- --

User reviews

Quality of daytime photos
8.8
8.9
Quality of nighttime photos
7.8
7.6
Quality of selfies
9.0
8.6
Does it have a powerful flash?
9.7
8.5
Number of reviews
6 reviews
187 reviews

Connectivity

Network compatibility

5G -- --
4G LTE
  • B1 (2100)
  • B3 (1800)
  • B5 (850)
  • B7 (2600)
  • B8 (900)
  • B20 (800)
  • B28b (700)
  • B28a (700)
  • B38 (TDD 2600)
  • B40 (TDD 2300)
  • B41 (TDD 2500)
  • B1 (2100)
  • B2 (1900)
  • B3 (1800)
  • B4 (1700/2100 AWS 1)
  • B5 (850)
  • B7 (2600)
  • B8 (900)
  • B20 (800)
  • B28b (700)
  • B28a (700)
  • B38 (TDD 2600)
  • B40 (TDD 2300)
3G
  • B1 (2100)
  • B2 (1900)
  • B5 (850)
  • B8 (900)
  • B1 (2100)
  • B2 (1900)
  • B4 (1700/2100 AWS A-F)
  • B5 (850)
  • B8 (900)
2G
  • B2 (1900)
  • B3 (1800)
  • B5 (850)
  • B8 (900)
  • B2 (1900)
  • B3 (1800)
  • B5 (850)
  • B8 (900)

SIM card

Dual SIM Dual Sim Dual Standby Dual Sim Dual Standby
Type
  • Nano SIM
  • Nano SIM
  • Nano SIM
  • Nano SIM

Wi-Fi

Wi-Fi
  • 802.11b
  • 802.11g
  • 802.11n
  • 802.11n 5GHz
  • 802.11ac
  • 802.11a
  • 802.11b
  • 802.11g
  • 802.11n
  • 802.11n 5GHz
  • 802.11ac
Others
  • Wi-Fi Hotspot
  • Wi-Fi Direct
  • Wi-Fi Display
  • Dual band
  • Wi-Fi Hotspot
  • Wi-Fi Direct
  • Wi-Fi Display
  • Wi-Fi MiMO

Bluetooth

Version Bluetooth 5.0 LE Low energy consumption Bluetooth 5.0 LE Low energy consumption
Others
  • A2DP (Advanced Audio Distribution Profile)
  • LE (Low Energy)
  • APT-x
  • A2DP (Advanced Audio Distribution Profile)
  • EDR (Enhanced Data Rate)
  • HID (Human Interface Profile)
  • LE (Low Energy)
  • APT-x
  • SBC

Navigation

Navigation
  • GPS
  • A-GPS
  • Galileo
  • GPS
  • A-GPS
  • GLONASS
  • Beidou
  • NavIC System

USB

USB
  • Charging
  • Mass Storage
  • USB On-The-Go (OTG)
  • USB Type C
  • Charging
  • Mass Storage
  • USB On-The-Go (OTG)
  • USB Type C

SAR

European measurement

The European Union sets a limit of 2 W/kg averaged over 10 grams of tissue.

-- 0.720 W/Kg on head
0.980 W/Kg on body
American measurement

The FCC limit is 1.6 W/kg measured in a volume of 1 gram of tissue

-- 0.960 W/Kg on head
1.000 W/Kg on body

Others

Others
  • NFC
  • Audio Jack
  • Radio FM
  • Computer sync
  • OTA sync
  • Tethering.
  • VoLTE
  • Audio Jack
  • Radio FM
  • Computer sync
  • OTA sync
  • Infrared
  • Tethering.
  • VoLTE
  • VoWiFi

User reviews

Does it have good coverage for calls?
9.5
9.2
Quality of the GPS
9.0
9.0
And the WiFi?
8.7
9.2
Number of reviews
6 reviews
187 reviews

Battery

Battery

Capacity
4000 mAh
5020 mAh
Type Li-Ion Li-Polymer
Fast charge Yes,
10.0W
Yes,
18.0W
Others
  • Non-removable
  • Non-removable

User reviews

How long does the battery last?
  • 0%
    Less than half day
  • 0%
    Less than a day
  • 33%
    One day
  • 50%
    More than one day
  • 17%
    Two days or more
  • 0%
    Less than half day
  • 2%
    Less than a day
  • 12%
    One day
  • 58%
    More than one day
  • 29%
    Two days or more
Number of reviews
6 reviews
187 reviews

Software

Software

Operating System
  • Android 10
    Android 10 Q, 1 year ago
  • MIUI V11 (Android 10)
    Android 10 Q, 1 year ago
Google Services (official) Yes Yes

User reviews

Did it come with preinstalled applications?
  • 17%
    It comes with a clean operating system
  • 83%
    It has preinstalled apps but they don't bother me
  • 0%
    It has preinstalled apps that I can't uninstall
  • 4%
    It comes with a clean operating system
  • 83%
    It has preinstalled apps but they don't bother me
  • 13%
    It has preinstalled apps that I can't uninstall
Do you regularly receive updates?
  • 0%
    Never
  • 17%
    Once a year
  • 50%
    Every six months
  • 33%
    Every two months or less
  • 3%
    Never
  • 0%
    Once a year
  • 34%
    Every six months
  • 64%
    Every two months or less
Number of reviews
6 reviews
187 reviews

Prices

Prices

Prices

Prices for the version Global  •  6GB  •  64GB Change

Prices

Prices for the version Global  •  4GB  •  64GB Change