Samsung today officially announced the Galaxy S10 Lite and Galaxy Note10 Lite. Both these devices have leaked numerous times over the last few weeks and almost everything about them was already known.
The Korean company says that its new Galaxy Lite models aim to bring premium features like S Pen, an immersive display, long-lasting battery, and camera innovation at a lower price point to consumers.
The Galaxy S10 Lite and Note10 Lite both feature a 6.7-inch FHD+ Super AMOLED Plus Infinity-O Display. The displays have a punch-hole at the center similar to the Galaxy Note10 series and unlike the Galaxy S10. A 32MP f/2.0 selfie camera sits in the punch-hole.
The Galaxy S10 is powered by a Snapdragon 855 chipset and packs 6/8GB RAM, 128GB storage, microSD card slot, in-display fingerprint scanner, and face unlock. The Galaxy Note10 Lite also has the same specs but it comes with a 10nm Exynos 9810 chip instead of the Snapdragon one.
Both devices pack a 4,500mAh battery with 25W super-fast charging support, though they miss out on wireless charging.
The Galaxy Note10 Lite also comes with an S Pen with Bluetooth Low-Energy support allowing one to use it as a controller for presentations, changing camera modes, and more. Other Note features like AR Doodle, Live Translate, and Air Command are also available.
The Galaxy S10 Lite and Note10 Lite differ a bit in terms of their camera setup despite packing a triple-camera system. The former features a primary 48MP f/2.0 camera along with a 12MP f/2.2 123-degree ultra wide-angle, and a 5MP f/2.4 macro lens.
As for the Galaxy Note10 Lite, it packs a 12MP f/1.7 primary camera with OIS, 12MP f/2.4 2x telephoto sensor with OIS, and a 12MP f/2.2 ultra wide-angle camera.
The phones also feature Super Steady OIS that allows one to capture fast-moving action videos with greater stability.
Both devices run on Android 10 with One UI 2.0 out of the box. Other key Samsung features like Samsung Pay, Samsung KNOX, and Samsung Health are also onboard. Yes, they also have Bixby, though the dedicated Bixby button is missing.
The Galaxy S10 Lite will be available in Prism White, Prism Black, and Prism Blue colors. The Galaxy Note10 Lite will be available in Aura Glow, Aura Black, and Aura Red colors.
Samsung did not provide any details about the pricing and availability of the phones but they should be available in most of the key markets across the globe over the next few weeks.