Samsung has officially announced Galaxy S Lite Luxury Edition (SM-G8750). It was previously rumored to launch as Galaxy S9 Lite.
The smartphone measures 148.9 x 68.1 x 8 mm and weighs 150 grams. It has IP68 rating for water and dust resistance. The device sports metallic frame and glass back. A fingerprint sensor is placed at the back, just besides the rear camera. Moreover, the handset also supports IRIS Recognition.
The Samsung Galaxy S Lite Luxury Edition specs include 5.8-inch Super AMOLED Infinity display with 2220 x 1080 pixels resolution. It is powered by octa-core (2.2GHz Kryo 260 x 4 + 1.8GHz Kryo 260 x 4) Qualcomm Snapdragon 660 Mobile Platform with Adreno 512 GPU.
It has 4GB RAM and 64GB internal memory, which is further expandable up to 256GB using MicroSD card. The smartphone runs on Android 8.0 Oreo OS out of the box. It has single / Hybrid Dual SIM options and supports 4G VoLTE.
The Galaxy S Lite Luxury Edition features in 8MP front camera with F/1.7 Aperture, 1/3.6-inch Sensor Size, 1.22µm pixel size, 80-degree wide angle lens and Auto Focus capabilities. At the back side is 12MP dual pixel rear camera with LED Flash, F/1.7 Aperture, 1/2.55-inch Sensor Size, 1.4µm pixels and supports OIS as well.
The hardware is powered by 3000 mAh battery which supports fast charging and WPC / PMA wireless charging. Connectivity options include Wi-Fi 802.11 a/b/g/n/ac, Wi-Fi Hotspot, Dual Band (2.4/5GHz), Bluetooth V5.0 LE, GPS/A-GPS/GLONASS, USB Type-C 3.1, NFC etc.
There are array of sensors like Accelerometer, Proximity sensor, Gyro, Geomagnetic, RGB Light, Pressure sensor and Barometer. There is no heart rate sensor though.
The Samsung Galaxy S Lite Luxury Edition price is set at 3699 Yuan (US$ 580 / Rs. 39,410 approx.) for a limited period, till it is on pre-order. It will be raised to 3999 Yuan (US$ 625 / Rs. 42,600 approx.) once it goes on sale on June 1st. The mobile comes in Burgundy Red and Black colors.