If you have a long cherished desire to own the Samsung Galaxy Note 10 Plus, with its price tag holding you back, then today we have some news for you. On 3rd January 2020, Korean electronics and heavy industries giant Samsung announced they will be releasing the Smartphone Galaxy Note 10 Lite. Targeting a more mass market audience the Galaxy Note 10 Lite is going to be the affordable alternative to the Galaxy Note 10 Plus.
The company has revealed the basic features and specifications of Galaxy Note 10 Lite. In this article, we are going to present a comparative review of Samsung Galaxy Note 10 Plus and Galaxy Note Lite. Stay with us!
Key Features of Samsung Galaxy Note 10 Lite:
Samsung has designed their latest Galaxy Note 10 Lite model as a cheaper alternative to their elite gadget Note 10 Plus. Not to mention the ‘Lite’ version will have lesser features, than Note 10 Plus model. However, the ‘Lite’ is coming with some advanced technologies which is available in the latest competitor smartphones. Let’s see what features Galaxy Note Lite is going to offer.
Design & Display
Samsung Galaxy Note 10 Lite comes with a slightly bigger (163.7 x 76.1 x 8.7 mm) and slightly heavier (199g) body than Note 10 Plus. Though both of these Galaxy smartphone models share the same stylish looks, the ‘Lite’ version comes with a slightly smaller display (6.7-inch). Both models are blessed with stylus, the signature ‘S’ pen of Galaxy Note series. The resolution of Galaxy Note 10 ‘Lite’ is lower (1080 x 2400 pixels at 20:9 ratio) than it’s ‘Plus’ counterpart.
Samsung Galaxy Note 10 Lite actually beats its elite ancestor ‘Note 10 Plus’ by virtue of its latest operating system ‘Android 10 Go’ edition. However, Lite model’s old version chipset (Exynos 9810) falls behind the high-end processor (Qualcomm SM8150 Snapdragon 855 or Exynos 9825) owned by the ‘Plus’ model. By virtue of octa-core processor, Galaxy Note 10 Lite smartphone is expected to deliver smooth and fast operation, like its Plus version.
Samsung Galaxy Note 10 Lite features 8GB RAM, 128GB ROM built-in memory at maximum. However, this capacity might disappoint you, as the Plus model is offering greater (at least 12GB, 256GB ROM) memory space.
For both versions, the memory can be extended up to 1 TB inserting micro SD card. It won’t be overwhelming to say that with extended memory, the Galaxy Note 10 series smartphones can almost serve like a desktop PC or laptop in storing files, songs, media, movies, games, etc.
Like the Samsung Galaxy Note 10 Plus, the Lite version is equipped with some high-tech sensors including compass, Fingerprint identifier, gyro, Samsung DeX, accelerometer, proximity, and ANT+. These smart features would make your life smoother and easier.
Note 10 Lite is coming with latest Wifi 802.11 and Bluetooth 5.0 technology, resembling the Plus version. But Lite’s USB 2.0 is less efficient than the Plus version’s USB 3.1 mechanism. Still we can say, considering price Galaxy Note 10 Lite is going to offer a fair deal.
Samsung Galaxy Note 10 Lite: Photo Courtesy news.samsung.com
So far we know that the camera features of Samsung Galaxy Note 10 Lite and Note 10 Plus models are almost the same. Both versions have 12MP wide camera and 12MP telephoto camera. However, the Lite version’s ultra-wide camera (12 MP) is slightly less powerful than Plus version’s 16MP camera.
If you love taking selfies here and there, then Galaxy Note 10 Lite is going to win your heart with its 32MP front camera, which is a great advancement from Plus versions 10MP selfie camera. However, selfie camera’s video resolution (1080p@30fps) is less powerful than the Note 10 Plus smartphone’s front camera (2160p@30fps).
Galaxy Note 10 Lite comes with a slightly improved 4500mAh battery life than the Note 10 Plus version’s non-removable battery (4300 mAh). However, it is not an impressive feature, as many budget smartphones are offering 5000mAh battery life nowadays for further lower price-range than Galaxy series. Both Galaxy smartphone versions (Note 10 lite and Note 10 Plus) feature Fast Battery Charging.
Samsung Galaxy Note 10 Lite Specs:
- Manufacturer: Samsung
- Model: Galaxy Note 10 lite
- Weight: 199g
- Dimensions: 163.7 x 76.1 x 8.7mm
- Screen size: 6.7 inches
- Resolution: 1080 x 2400 pixels (394 ppi)
- RAM: 8GB
- Storage: 128GB
- MicroSD Slot: up to 1 TB
- Battery: 4500mAh
- Rear camera: 12MP (Wide), 12MP (Telephoto), 12MP (Ultra-wide)
- Front camera: 32MP
- OS: Android 10.0 GO
- CPU: Exynos 9810
- Processor: Octa-core
- Security: Fingerprint
Samsung Galaxy Note 10 Lite price:
Smartphone Galaxy Note 10 Lite will probably cost around $700.
So far we have highlighted upon the key features of the latest Samsung Smartphone Galaxy Note 10 Lite. Though experts are considering this Galaxy Note Lite version as the low-price alternative of the Samsung Smartphone Galaxy Note Plus model, the key is what you get for the price you pay. It is yet to hit the market, but indications are the Lite will get you more bang for your buck once it does.