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.

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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