Samsung Electronics Co. has announced the launch of the budget versions of their premium smartphones, the Galaxy Note 10 Lite and S10 Lite. These devices are derivatives of the more feature packed and more expensive Note 10 and S10 hence they are cheaper.
These Galaxy Lite models bring key premium features such as the latest camera technology, signature S Pen, immersive display and a long-lasting battery at an accessible price point.
It’s a budget phone hence should launch for a price around $200 or less.
“The Galaxy S and Galaxy Note devices have met consumer wants and demands around the world. These devices represent our continuous effort to deliver industry leading innovations, from performance and power to intelligence and services,” said DJ Koh, President and CEO of IT & Mobile Communications Division, Samsung Electronics. “The Galaxy S10 Lite and Galaxy Note10 Lite will introduce those distinct key premium features that make up a Galaxy S and Galaxy Note experience.”
Let us dive in deeper and see just how these Lite versions stack up against their premium siblings.
Galaxy S10 Lite Pro Camera
Samsung has kept a pro grade camera on this one. A triple camera setup features a main Wide-angle camera and Ultra Wide and Macro cameras combined with the new Super Steady OIS. In the new Super Steady Mode stabilization is a breeze.
Sees like you see
The Ultra Wide camera has a 123-degree angle lens, like the human eye which means the phone sees what we see, while the front and rear high resolution cameras allow you to capture details in crystal-clear focus. It is cleverly fitted into the hole punch which, yes, Samsung has carried over to the Lite.
Premium productivity on the Galaxy Note 10 Lite
Samsung ships the Note 10 Lite keeping the S Pen, a premium feature. The S Pen can greatly improve your productivity especially when on the go and you need to take notes, control your slides in a presentation or simply use the air gestures to quickly access specific apps. Making the Note 10 Lite a productivity machine.
So, how do they stack up?
Samsung leaves the edge to edge uninterrupted display on the Lite, the Infinity O (hole punch) is also available. The screen size in both the Lite and premium versions is 6.7 inches of immersive display so that’s a plus.
Both devices are packed with a large 4,500mAh battery with super fast charging capabilities. Unlike the premium, these Lite versions cannot wirelessly charge another device.
The devices ship out of the box with One UI 2.0 built on Android 10 and the Samsung Apps ecosystem including Notes, Bixby, Samsung Pay, Samsung Health and others.
The Galaxy S10 Lite is available in Prism White, Prism Black and Prism Blue while Galaxy Note10 Lite is available in Aura Glow, Aura Black and Aura Red.
Both devices are available in 6/8GB of RAM with 128GB of ROM and run on a 2.8GHz octacore processor.