Samsung is one of the leading smartphones selling South Korean companies and the world's highest producer of electronic items. This company is one of the top producers of smartphones apart from a wide variety of customer and industry electronics that includes appliances, digital devices, memory chips, semiconductors, and integrated hardware systems. The smartphone industry is in a competitive race to provide the best quality smartphones at the least price possible. Most of the Samsung smartphones are in the top-notch position of this race. In this article, you will find a review, specification details, and an overall comparison of one of the latest launches of Samsung smartphone.
Samsung Galaxy smartphones are well known for their latest specifications and features. Samsung Galaxy Note 10 Lite is the newest smartphone of its family and released in January 2020. It runs on Android-Q, which is the android operating system version 10. As the title in its official page (https://www.samsung.com/in/smartphones/galaxy-note10-lite/) suggests powerful yet lite, this phone is very robust yet sleek in look, and it runs on Octa-core (with 2.7 GHz, Quad-core, M3 Mongoose along with 1.7 GHz, Quad-core, Cortex A53) processor. It has the Samsung Exynos 9 Octa 9810 built-in chipset. This model is marketed with two variations of RAM 6 GB and 8 GB along with internal storage (ROM size) of 128 GB (actual available storage is 106 GB). This smartphone supports external memory cards also. This model is available in three different shades Silver (Aura Glow) made out of polycarbonate, Red (Aura Red), and Black (Aura Black).
Let's get familiar with its super AMOLED display now. Samsung Galaxy Note 10 Lite has an Infinity-O Display, implementing Super AMOLED Plus technology with a screen size of 6.7 inches / 170.18 mm, which measures 163.7 mm x 76.1 mm x 8.7 mm. The overall phone weighs 199 grams. The display has FHD+, which is 2400x1080 pixels resolution and a pixel density of 394 PPI. The screen to body ratio is 86.6% (approx.) and has a screen aspect ratio of 20:9. This smartphone has Mali-G72 MP18 Graphics Processing Unit embedded in it.
Let us now turn to the camera and take a look at its features. On the front, the customers can enjoy a 32-megapixel F/2.2 (aperture) Primary Camera (with 25 mm focal length, 2.8" sensor size, and 0.8µm pixel size). On the rear of it, a combination of three cameras measuring 12 megapixels + 12 megapixels + 12 megapixels is available with features like Auto flash, touch to focus, and an AI face detection system. The rear also has a digital zoom of 1 to 10 and an optical zoom of 0.5 to 2.
This phone has a mighty lithium-ion battery backup of 4500 mAh, but you cannot remove the battery. It comes with a wired fast charging cable of 25 watts and a wireless fast charging of 15 watts. The battery supports a talk time of 27 hours in 4G mode.
Connectivity is one of the fundamental requirements of smartphone users. Samsung Galaxy Note 10 Lite includes Wi-Fi, (with Wi-Fi Direct, Wi-Fi 802.11 a/b/g/n/ac, dual-band), hotspot, GPS, Bluetooth 5.0, NFC, Volte, and many more. Besides, it has ANT+ connectivity and Type C to C USB cable for wired connectivity (containing mass storage device and USB charging and support 2.0 along with Type C 1.0 reversible connector).
Other than GPS, this device implements Galileo, Glonass, BeiDou as location detection technology. In India, Samsung Galaxy Note 10 Lite smartphone comes at a price of Rs 38,999. Consumers can buy Samsung note 10 lite and Samsung Galaxy S20 from Sangeetha Mobile. The RAM and color variant of this smartphone model gives buyers a wide range of choices according to budget.
Biometric authentication is the new trend in mobile phones, and fingerprint detection over the front camera is technological advancement. Samsung galaxy note 10 Lite comes with an on-screen fingerprint sensor positioned on the screen of this model. The fingerprint sensor is an optical one. Other sensors provided with this phone are the light sensor, proximity sensor, accelerometer, compass, gyroscope.
This smartphone has some other miscellaneous specifications like Samsung One custom UI, dual SIM: with SIM1 - Nano and SIM2 - Nano (Hybrid), network type: 4G: (supports Indian signal bands), 3G, and 2G. The maximum video recording resolution provided by Samsung Note 10 Lite is 4K UHD at 60 fps (3840x2160). If you buy Samsung note 10 Lite, you will get all the latest features and functionalities that a modern smartphone with a budget of around Rs. 35000 provides.
Apart from video and camera resolution, Samsung galaxy note 10 Lite has a high-quality audio highlight, as it comes with Dolby Atmos audio system, which provides loud sound through its loudspeaker. As discussed earlier, this smartphone is a robust one with an Octa-core processor, and Samsung Exynos 9 Octa 9810 chipset, the booting time tested by different authorized companies is 23.0 seconds.
This phone has been beautifully designed with a smooth metal frame that curves elegantly for ergonomic comfort, preserving the beauty with elegance and intelligence in parallel. The design of this smartphone is intended for general sized hands, with a width of 76.1 mm and a weight of 199 grams. The build of this phone is made up of mineral glass (backside). The thickness is 8.7 mm, and the height is 163.7 mm. Samsung Galaxy Note 10 Lite comes with an S Pen stylus and a vivid display to mark anything on its screen using that light pen – Stylus. The built-in CMOS image sensor associated with the camera makes the image more beautiful and lucid.
Here are the test details about this phone in a bulleted format.
If you hold the phone with the screen upside, on the left of it, you can find the hybrid SIM drawer. Buyers can buy Samsung Note 10 Lite by searching it with these model numbers SM-N770F, SM-N770F/DS, and SM-N770F/DSM.
Audience Review: It got a 4.0-star rating from 600+ buyers on one platform and a 4.5-star rating on the Samsung store.
Let us now check out the comparison of Samsung Note 10 Lite with other phones of its era.
As Samsung Galaxy Note 10 Lite, there are other smartphones launched in 2020. Samsung Galaxy S20 Plus 5G and Samsung Galaxy S11 Plus are the popular ones. But their costs are surprisingly higher than that of Samsung Galaxy Note 10 Lite. Samsung Galaxy S11 Plus, which costs Rs 83,990, runs on Android 10 (Q) with 108 MP Quad rear camera +13 megapixels + 8 megapixels + 2 megapixels and 5000 mAh battery with fast charging. The chipset Samsung Galaxy S11 Plus uses is Samsung Exynos 9 Octa 990, and the screen comes with a Corning Gorilla Glass protection. These few add-on updates make Samsung Galaxy S11 Plus the next successor of Samsung Galaxy Note 10 Lite.
Samsung Galaxy S20 Plus 5G, on the other hand, as the name suggests, is a next-generation smartphone that comes with 5G technology embedded in it. It is, of course, missing in Samsung Note 10 Lite. Furthermore, there is a rear camera cluster of 12 MP + 64 MP + 12 MP, which is a distinguished and appreciating specification. Unlike Samsung Galaxy Note 10 Lite, Samsung Galaxy S20 Plus 5G has an on-screen ultrasonic fingerprint sensor.
Apart from Samsung mobiles, other mobile phones are also competing with the Samsung Galaxy Note 10 Lite. Some of them are OnePlus 8, which is (approx.) Rs. 42,000 and Xiaomi MI 10 5G, which costs Rs 49,999. OnePlus 8 uses Qualcomm Snapdragon 865, powered by Kryo 585 CPU octa-core processor, Adreno 650, along with a rear camera of 48 MP + 2 MP + 16 MP and 48 MP front. Xiaomi MI 10 5G runs on Qualcomm Snapdragon 865 and has a rear camera cluster of 108 MP + 13 MP + 2 MP + 2 MP and 20 MP in front. The budget for these phones is comparatively higher than that of Samsung Note 10 Lite with minute upgrades in the specifications.
So, if you have a budget of under Rs. 40,000, it will be the best choice to buy Samsung Note 10 Lite from Sangeetha Mobiles.