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Compare the Samsung Galaxy S10 Lite to the Note 10 Lite

At the beginning of 2020, Samsung presented the Galaxy S10 Lite and the Galaxy Note 10 Lite. These smaller versions the S10 and Note 10 have a lot in common, but are also different in some aspects. The S10 Lite is faster and more powerful, while the Note 10 Lite has better cameras. In this article, we'll tell you more about the differences and similarities between these devices.

Samsung Galaxy S10 Lite

128GB storage capacity | 6.7-inch Full HD screen | Android 10
499,-
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  • Thanks to 8GB RAM and a powerful Snapdragon 855 processor, you can use demanding apps and games without interruptions.
  • The device supports 45-watt fast charging, so you can fully charge this smartphone 15 minutes faster than the Note 10 Lite.
  • You can easily get through the day without charging your device, thanks to the large 4500mAh battery.
  • Because it doesn't have a telephoto lens, the camera setup of the S10 Lite isn't as complete compared to the Note 10 Lite.
  • The S10 Lite doesn't have a connector for headphones or earbuds.

Samsung Galaxy Note 10 Lite

128GB storage capacity | 6.7-inch Full HD screen | Android 10
457,-
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  • Thanks to the standard, wide-angle, and telephoto lens, you'll have the right camera in every situation.
  • You won't have to charge the Note 10 Lite during the day, thanks to the large 4500mAh battery.
  • You can use the S pen to quickly take notes or control the camera remotely for a group photo, for example.
  • Due to the 6GB RAM and Exynos 9810 processor, this device isn't as fast and powerful as the S10 Lite.

Size & design

S10 Lite colors

S10 Lite: 6.7-inch screen, no headphone jack

The Samsung Galaxy S10 Lite has a large 6.7-inch screen. This is useful if you regularly watch movies or play games. Keep in mind that this device doesn't fit in everyone's hand or pocket due to its large size. The selfie camera is integrated in an opening in the top of the screen. The cameras on the back can be found in a so-called camera island. The device doesn't have a headphone connection, so you'll need a wireless headphone or a USB-C to 3.5mm adapter to listen to music. The S10 Lite is available in black, white, and blue.

Note 10 Lite colors

Note 10 Lite: 6.7-inch screen and an S pen

Just like the S10 Lite, the Note 10 Lite has a large 6.7-inch screen. The bezels of this device are slightly wider, so the phone is 0.1cm larger. You'll hardly even notice that during use. Samsung also created a camera island for the S10 Lite and a small opening for the selfie camera. You can use the included S pen to write on your screen or to take a photo remotely, for example. The Note 10 Lite is available in black and silver.

Performance & battery

Battery S10 Lite

S10 Lite: 8GB RAM, Snapdragon 855 processor

The Samsung S10 Lite has 8GB RAM, which allows you to switch between different apps. Thanks to the powerful Snapdragon 855 processor, you can use demanding apps and games without interruptions. You can also store your apps, photos, and files on the 128GB storage memory. You can expand this with 1TB with a memory card. The large 4500mAh battery can easily last a full day. It will charge quickly, because the S10 Lite supports 45 Watt fast charging. The device can't be charged wirelessly.

Note 10 Lite battery

Note 10 Lite: 6GB RAM, Exynos 9810 processor

Due to the 6GB RAM and an Exynos 9810 processor, the Note 10 Lite is less powerful than the S10 Lite. You'll especially notice this difference when you use demanding apps such as Photoshop or games such as Fornite or PUGB. Just like the S10 Lite, the Note 10 Lite has 128GB of storage memory. With a memory card, you can expand the storage capacity of this device to 512GB. The Note 10 Lite also supports fast charging, but it's only 25 watts so it saves about fifteen minutes. The Note 10 Lite can't be charged wirelessly either.

Camera

Camera S10 Lite

S10 Lite: standard, wide angle, and macro lens

The Samsung S10 Lite has 3 cameras. In addition to a 48-megapixel standard lens, it also has a 12-megapixel wide-angle lens. Thanks to the wide viewing angle of this camera, you can capture large groups and buildings without problems. The S10 Lite also has a macro lens. With this camera, you can take sharp photos up close. You can come as close as 2.5 centimeters without blurring the photo.

Camera Note 10 Lite

Note 10 Lite: standard, wide-angle, and telephoto lens

The Note 10 Lite also has 3 cameras. Thanks to the standard, wide-angle, and telephoto lens, this camera is more complete than the camera of the S10 Lite. Despite it only having 12 megapixels, the standard camera of the Note 10 Lite is slightly better. Thanks to the larger aperture, this lens performs better in low light. The device also has a 12-megapixel wide-angle lens and a 12-megapixel telephoto lens. With the latter, you can zoom in to create a depth of field effect for portrait photos, for example.

Differences with predecessors

S10 Lite vs S10: larger screen, lower-quality camera

The Samsung S10 Lite is a smaller version of the S10, but that doesn't mean that the device isn't as good. The S10 Lite has a 6.7-inch screen, which is a lot bigger than the 6.1-inch screen of the S10. In addition to the screen, the battery is also considerably larger (4500mAh versus 3400mAh). The S10, on the other hand, has better cameras, can be charged wirelessly, and has a headphone connector. The S10 Lite doesn't have that.

Note 10 Lite vs Note 10: larger screen, less powerful

The 6.7-inch Samsung Note 10 Lite is significantly bigger than the 6.3-inch Note 10. Not just the screen is bigger, but the battery of the Note 10 Lite is also larger. The 4500mAh battery lasts a lot longer than the 3500mAh battery of the Note 10. On the other hand, the Note 10 is considerably more powerful and faster, so the device is more suitable for demanding apps and games. In addition, the Note 10 can be charged wirelessly, unlike the Lite version.

Conclusion

Conclusion Both the S10 Lite and the Note 10 Lite offer excellent specifications for their price. Which device suits you best depends on what you want to use it for. The S10 Lite is the most powerful device of the two. If you're going to use demanding apps and play games, this is the best choice for you. Do want to take good photos in every situation? The camera setup of the Note 10 Lite will suit you better. You can also easily operate the Note 10 Lite with the included S pen.



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