As evidenced by latest FCC and TENAA listings, Samsung is engaged on a stripped-down model of their fashionable Galaxy S8 smartphone, merely dubbed the “Galaxy S8 Lite.”
When the listings’ contents have been leaked, we bought our first take a look at the gadget’s design.
To that finish, the S8 Lite appears to be like just about equivalent to its extra highly effective predecessor, controversially-placed fingerprint sensor and all. As Cellphone Enviornment notes, nevertheless, the rear coronary heart fee monitor does look like lacking this time round.
The S8 Lite’s technical specs are the place the variations between the 2 units turn out to be extra obvious. The S8 and S8 Lite each have equivalent 5.8-inch screens, however the Lite’s decision will max out at 2220x1080p, a notable downgrade from the S8’s 2960x1440p decision cap.
From a efficiency perspective, the S8 Lite will doubtless be noticeably slower as a consequence of its older Snapdragon 660 chip. By comparability, the S8 housed a Snapdragon 835 processor.
Nonetheless, cupboard space and battery life are each affordable, sitting at 64GB and three,000mAh respectively. The S8 Lite’s RAM capability sits at 4GB, the identical quantity the default S8 ships with.
So far as the S8 Lite’s digital camera goes, it should reportedly home a “lower-end” 16mpx lens.
Early photos of the S8 Lite’s back and front hit the online earlier this week within the aforementioned TENAA itemizing, however extra press renders (pictured above) surfaced on Wednesday. The renders reveal the telephone will are available in at the least two colours, “Burgundy Crimson” and Black.
In case you’re desirous to get your arms on what is going to doubtless be a less expensive model of Samsung’s Galaxy S8, you is likely to be out of luck for now. As of writing, the corporate has not revealed a launch date for the S8 Lite.