After a long saga of rumors and leaks, Samsung has finally launched the budget version of Galaxy S8 – Samsung Galaxy S Lite Luxury Edition (SM-G8750) in China. The Galaxy S Lite has a glass back with metal frame and comes with a fingerprint sensor and Iris recognition, but lacks heart rate sensor.

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Samsung Galaxy S Lite Luxury Edition

The Galaxy S Lite packs in a 5.8-inch Full HD+ Super AMOLED Infinity display, powered by Qualcomm Snapdragon 660, coupled with 4GB RAM, 64GB expandable storage, runs on Android Oreo and all these are backed by 3000mAh battery.

Galaxy S Lite 2

Coming to the camera, the S Lite sports a 16-megapixel rear camera with LED Flash, f/1.7 aperture, 1/2.55″ sensor size and an 8-megapixel front-facing camera with f/1.7 aperture, 1/3.6″ sensor size, both with f/1.7 aperture. Apart from that, it comes with hybrid dual SIM slots and has an IP68 rating.

Samsung Galaxy S Light Luxury Edition Specifications

Galaxy S Lite

  • 5.8-inch FHD+ (2220×1080 pixels) Super AMOLED Infinity display
  • Octa Core Snapdragon 660 14nm Mobile Platform (Quad 2.2GHz Kryo 260 + Quad 1.8GHz Kryo 260 CPUs) with Adreno 512 GPU
  • 4GB RAM
  • 64GB storage + expandable via microSD (up to 256GB)
  • 12MP Dual Pixel rear camera with LED Flash, f/1.7 aperture, 1/2.55″ sensor size, OIS, 1.4µm pixel size
  • 8MP autofocus front-facing camera with f/1.7 aperture, 1/3.6″ sensor size, 1.22µm pixel size, 80-degree wide-angle lens
  • Android 8.0 Oreo
  • 3000mAh battery with fast Charging both on wired and wireless (WPC and PMA) charging
  • Hybrid Dual SIM (nano + nano / microSD), Water and dust resistant (IP68)
  • Sensors – Accelerometer, Barometer, Fingerprint Sensor, Gyro Sensor, Geomagnetic Sensor, Hall Sensor, Proximity Sensor, RGB Light Sensor, Iris Sensor,  Pressure Sensor
  • 4G VoLTE, Wi-Fi 802.11ac (2.4/5GHz), Bluetooth v 5.0 (LE up to 2Mbps), GPS with GLONASS, USB Type-C 3.1, NFC
  • Dimensions:  148.9 x 68.1 x 8mm; Weight: 150g

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The Samsung Galaxy S Light Luxury Edition comes in Black and Burgundy Red colors and is priced at 3699 yuan (roughly Rs 39,410 / US$ 579) for a limited period when it goes on pre-order from today before it goes on sale on June 1st. After that, it will cost 3999 yuan (roughly Rs 42,600 / US$ 625). It will be available from JD.com.


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