Samsung Announces Galaxy S10 Lite and Galaxy Tab S6 Lite for the U.S.

  • Samsung has just announced the Galaxy S10 Lite and the Galaxy Tab S6 Lite for the American markets.
  • The Galaxy S10 Lite will launch on April 14 while the Galaxy Tab S6 Lite will reportedly arrive before Q2 of this year.
  • The Galaxy Tab S6 will compete against the Apple iPad with its aggressive pricing.

Although the Galaxy S10 Lite has been around for a few months in some global markets, Samsung has decided that now is the best time to bring the smartphone to U.S. shores. The company has just announced that the Galaxy S10 Lite will be available in the U.S. starting April 17, this Friday. The smartphone will set you back by $649.99, which seems a little extravagant for a mid-range offering.

Galaxy S10 Lite

As most of you are aware, the Galaxy S10 Lite is an affordable version of the Galaxy S10 flagship from 2019. It uses a slightly underpowered processor, while also making a few other compromises on the hardware front in order to keep the costs low.

Galaxy Tab S6 Lite

Samsung also unveiled the Galaxy Tab S6 Lite, which is also an affordable variant of 2019’s Galaxy Tab S6. The company mentions that this tablet will be available by Q2 2020 with a starting price of $349.99. One big omission with the Galaxy Tab S6 Lite is the AMOLED display, with Samsung using a TFT LCD screen on the Lite model. So how do the two new devices fare in terms of hardware? Let’s take a look.

Galaxy S10 Lite

  • 6.7-inch 2400 x 1080 Super AMOLED Plus display
  • Octa-core Snapdragon 855 chipset
  • 8GB RAM
  • 128GB storage (expandable via microSD)
  • Triple rear cameras – 48MP + 12MP + 5MP
  • 32MP front camera
  • Android 10 with One UI 2.1
  • 4,500 mAh battery (45W fast charging support)

Galaxy Tab S6 Lite

  • 10.4-inch 2000 x 1200 LCD screen
  • Octa-core processor
  • 4GB RAM
  • 64/128GB of internal storage (expandable via microSD)
  • Single 8MP rear camera, 5MP front camera
  • Android 10 with One UI 2
  • 7,040 mAh battery (15W fast charging)
  • S Pen stylus included

It’s important to note that there’s no clarity on which variant Samsung will bring to the market, but we expect to learn more when the phone goes live tomorrow. As for the Galaxy Tab S6 Lite, there’s plenty of time left for its arrival. Although the $350 price tag does make it an exciting proposition against the Apple iPad.

Via: The Verge