January 25, 2020 Abhishek Sahani

Phones

Is the Samsung Galaxy S10 Lite a competitor of the OnePlus 7T?

Is the Samsung Galaxy S10 Lite a competitor of the OnePlus 7T?

Samsung's new smartphone S10 Lite is being launched as a direct competitor to the OnePlus 7T. It is the second smartphone to have been launched by the company in the segment this week. Here's what the Samsung Galaxy S10 Lite in terms of specs and features.

S10 Lite has found its way to Indian markets after a few days of being launched in Las Vegas earlier this month. The smartphone has been launched in India as a device that has heavy specs but comes in at a very low price point.

The Galaxy S10 Lite's pricing acknowledges the phone becomes the second smartphone of the Indian market under Rs 40k segment device to have been launched this week after the company also plans to bring the Galaxy Note 10 Lite version to the Indian market to take on the OnePlus 7T.

The Samsung Galaxy S10 Lite misses out a few keys of the premium smartphone that have features to help the Note 10 Lite stand out. Still, it compensates for the loss by bringing to the box, flagship specifications - including last year's flagship Snapdragon chipset that's still quite popular in the premium segment of the smartphone market.

Specifications And Features:

The S10 Lite comes with a 6.70-inch touchscreen display with a resolution of 1080x2400 pixels which has a pixel density of 394 pixels per inch (PPI).

The S10 Lite is powered by a Snapdragon 2.8GHz octa-core processor. That comes with 6GB of RAM.

The Samsung Galaxy S10 Lite runs on the latest Android 10 and is powered by a 4,500mAh non-removable battery. The Samsung Galaxy S10 Lite supports exclusive fast charging.

As far as the cameras are involved, the Samsung Galaxy S10 Lite on the rear packs a 48-megapixel primary camera with a focal of f/2.0 aperture; a second 12-megapixel camera with an f/2.2 aperture and a third 5-megapixel camera with an f/2.4 aperture lens. The rear camera setup has the autofocus capability. It supports a 32-megapixel camera on the front for selfies, with an f/2.2 aperture.

The Samsung Galaxy S10 Lite runs on Samsung's operating system that is One UI 2.0 which is based on Android 10 and packs 128GB of inbuilt storage that can be expanded via microSD card (up to 1000GB) or you can say that it can be expended up to 1TB with the external storage.

Connectivity options on the Samsung Galaxy S10 Lite include Wi-Fi 802.11 a/b/g/n/ac, GPS, and USB Type-C with active 4G on both the SIM cards. Sensors on the phone include accelerometer, ambient light sensor, compass/ magnetometer, gyroscope, in-display fingerprint scanner, and proximity sensor. The Samsung Galaxy S10 Lite also supports face unlock.

The S10 Lite measures 162.50 x 75.60 x 8.10mm (height x width x thickness) and weighs 186g. It was launched in Prism White, Prism Blue, and Prism Black colors.

As of 26th January 2020, Samsung Galaxy S10 Lite price in India starts at Rs. 39,999.

Full Specification Table:

General

Model
Samsung Galaxy S10 Lite
Release date
26th jaunary 2020
Launched in India
Yes
Body type
Glass
Dimensions (mm)
162.50 x 75.60 x 8.10 mm
WeightÂ
186g
Battery capacity (mAh)
4500mAh
Fast charging
Proprietary
Colors
Prism White, Prism Black, Prism Blue
Screen size (inches)
6.70
Resolution
1080x2400 pixels
Protection type
Gorilla Glass 6
Aspect ratio
20:9
Pixels per inch (PPI)
394 PPI
HARDWARE
Processor 2.8GHz octa-core (4x2GHz + 4x2.1GHz)
Processor Snapdragon
RAM 6GB
Internal storage 128GB
Expandable storage 1000 GB
Dedicated microSD slot microSD
CAMERA
Rear camera 48-megapixel (f/2.0) + 12-megapixel (f/2.2) + 5-megapixel (f/2.4)
Rear autofocus Yes
Rear flash Yes
Front camera 32-megapixel (f/2.2)
Front flash No
CONNECTIVITY
Wi-Fi standards supported Yes
Bluetooth Yes
USB Type-C Yes
Number of SIMs 2
Active 4G on both SIM cards Yes
NFC No
Wi-Fi Direct Yes
Sim 1/Sim 2
SIM Type Nano-SIM
4G/ LTE

Yes

Supports 4GÂ Yes
SENSORS
Face unlock Yes
Fingerprint sensor Yes
Compass/ Magnetometer Yes
Proximity sensor Yes
Accelerometer Yes
Ambient light sensor Yes
Gyroscope Yes
SOFTWARE
Operating system
Android 10Â
Skin
One UI 2.0