Samsung Galaxy S Lite Luxury Review: Extra-ordinary Design, Super AMOLED Display
The Samsung Galaxy S Lite Luxury (previously known: Galaxy S8 Lite) is a recently launched flagship device by Samsung, featuring 5.8-in large Super AMOLED display with a screen resolution of 1080x2220 pixels. It is powered by Snapdragon 660 based octa-core processor (2.2 GHz, Quad core, Kryo 260 + 1.84 GHz, Quad core, Kryo 260) coupled with 4GB of solid RAM. On the other hand, 3000mAh battery will support this device. Galaxy S Lite Luxury is coming with 16MP primary and 8MP secondary camera. Sensors include fingerprint sensor, Light sensor, Proximity sensor, Compass, Gyroscope, Accelerometer, and Barometer, etc. With Adreno 512 GPU, you will get maximum graphics performance. Internal storage is limited to 64GB, which is expandable up to 400GB. Design of the device is exceptional and sleek, backed by 8.0 mm width and 150 grams of weight. And best of all, Galaxy S Lite Luxury price is amazing as well.
Samsung Galaxy S Lite Luxury Release Date and Availability
The Samsung Galaxy S Light Luxury become official in China on 21st of May, which was previously rumoured to be known as ‘Galaxy S8 lite’. Samsung Galaxy S Lite Luxury release date in Australia is still unknown, and we have no information regarding Europe and U.S release. There are some rumours saying that you may not get the device throughout the world.
Samsung Galaxy S Lite Luxury Price
The Samsung Galaxy S Lite Luxury price is CNY 4000 in China, and $625/€530 if you convert in western currency. Overall, it is 20-30% cheaper than its previous version. Samsung Galaxy S Lite Luxury price in Australia is still unknown. But we will update the pricing as soon as we found any information regarding this.
If you are curious to purchase this luxury smartphone device right now, you can preorder it until 1st of June for CNY 3699 (approx. $579).
Samsung Galaxy S Lite Luxury Specs
Here is a quick rundown of Samsung Galaxy S Lite Luxury specs.
- 5.8 inches Super AMOLED Display w/ 1080x2220p Resolution
- 84.2% Screen-to-body Ratio, 18.5:9 Aspect Ratio, 426 ppi Density
- IP68 certified - dust/ waterproof (up to 1.5m for 30 mins)
- Qualcomm SDM660 Snapdragon 660 Chipset
- Octa-core (4x2.2 GHz Kryo 260 & 4x1.8 GHz Kryo 260) Processor
- Adreno 512 GPU
- 64GB Internal Storage, Upgradable up to 400GB
- 4GB RAM
- Android 8.0 (Oreo) Operating System
- 16 MP (f/1.7) Primary Camera w/ LED flash
- Features: Phase detection autofocus, touch focus, face detection, HDR
- 8MP (f/1.7) Front-facing Camera w/ autofocus
- 3.5mm jack Active
- Connectivity Options: Wi-Fi 802.11 a/b/g/n/ac, dual-band, Wi-Fi Direct, hotspot
- Bluetooth 5.0, A2DP, A-GPS
- USB 2.0, Type-C 1.0 reversible connector
- Hybrid Dual SIM
- Sensors: Iris scanner, fingerprint (Rear),accelerometer, gyro, proximity, compass, barometer
- 3000mAh non-removable Li-Ion battery w/ wireless charging
- Weight: 150 grams
- Available Colors: Burgundy Red, Black Night
Design and Display
As the name suggests, Samsung Galaxy S Lite Luxury really comes with a luxury look and feel. It looks like an upgraded version of its previous model. But still offering some updated and unique specs. The flagship device is made of highest quality glass and aluminum materials. Actually, its rear panel is composed of 3D glass, making the device even more appealing and shiny.
With having 5.8-inch Super-AMOLED display panel, the new Samsung Galaxy S Lite Luxury featuring 1080x2220 pixels resolution and 18:5:9 large screen. And most importantly, the phone is IP68 water/dust resistant. These features look similar to previous Samsung Galaxy S8.
When you come to the back of the device, you will see the flash, camera, and fingerprint scanner all next to other in a horizontal way. And again, the fingerprint scanner is not convenient to use, as we have seen in Galaxy S8 device.
The mobile phone is IP68 water/dust proof, and hence you will get maximum protection against any kind of dust, dirt, rain, or even splash.
When it comes to performance, the Snapdragon 660 chipset inside the Galaxy S Lite Luxury will deliver almost similar performance as the Galaxy S8 offers, but it is still behind on GPU power.
The reason behind putting the Snapdragon 660 processor chip is to save the overall cost of the device. The Galaxy device includes 4GB of well enough RAM and offers 64GB of onboard memory that is upgradable up to 400GB via a separate microSD.
Talking about its camera department, the flagship device comes with a single camera setup on the rear, where you will achieve 16MP primary lens well supported by LED flash. On the front, the smartphone comprises an 8MP wide-angle selfie Cam. The primary camera is also able to capture UHD 4K videos.
The new Samsung Galaxy S Lite Luxury is loaded with 3000mAh capacity battery. Unlike Galaxy S8, the battery offers wireless charging features to their users.
Software and Other Features
This Samsung galaxy device runs Android Oreo out of the box. In order to respond to the "Lite luxury" properties, the luxury flagship device offering a hot red Burgundy color.
Samsung is one of the rare OEMs which still offers 3.5 mm headphone port and Galaxy S Lite Luxury also provides a dedicated Bixby button, face unlock features, Samsung Pay, and Iris scanning compatibility.
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