Not too long ago, Korean smartphone manufacturer Samsung launched its Samsung Galaxy S10 Lite smartphone in the lucrative mid-range segment of Android. The Samsung Galaxy S10 Lite offers value-for-money specifications and features and though it is a toned-down variant of the Samsung Galaxy S10 series, its specifications say otherwise. We will talk about the specifications of the device later, but first, let’s discuss what’s new. Samsung Galaxy S10 Lite has started receiving a new Android update, bringing the company’s latest One UI 2.1 skin to the device. It also comes with the latest April 2020 security patch for Android. Take a look at the latest update for the Samsung Galaxy S10 Lite and find out what it has in store for us.
Samsung Galaxy S10 Lite Starts Receiving One UI 2.1 Update
The latest One UI 2.1 update for the Samsung Galaxy S10 Lite comes with the build number G770FXXU2BTD2 and is currently being rolled out to users in Spain. The latest update also features the latest April 2020 security patch. To find out as to what the April security patch for Samsung devices has in store, you can check out the official changelog from here. Overall, however, the April 2020 security patch for Samsung devices fixes 14 critical vulnerabilities in the Android operating system, along with a bunch of high and moderate-risk vulnerabilities.
Returning to the update, the latest update will greet you with an improved AR Emoji with support for manual editing and enhanced facial expression recognition. Plus, the Gallery app is all the way more organized after the update. Furthermore, a new Quick Crop feature has been added, which lets you easily cut images without having to enter the edit menu. After the update, the new crop button pops up in the upper left corner. More features which are a part of One UI 2.1, such as Quick Share, Music Share, and updated Samsung Keyboard with multilingual translation, gesture-based text undo and redo, etc. should also be a part of the latest update.
For now, the company has not revealed an official timeline for the latest One UI 2.1 update for the device, so we are not entirely sure as to when the update will roll out to the remaining parts of the world, but since it has already begun its rollout journey, we can expect that to happen soon.
Speaking of the specifications of the device, the Samsung Galaxy S10 Lite sports a 6.7-inch Full HD+ Super AMOLED panel, which gives a resolution of 2,400 x 1,080 pixels. The device features an Infinity-O panel, which comes with a centrally-aligned single punch-hole cutout for the selfie snapper. By the way, the front camera is a 32MP unit. At the back, the Samsung Galaxy S10 Lite boasts a triple rear camera, which includes a 48MP primary lens (with Super Steady OIS), a 12MP ultra-wide angle lens, and, lastly, a 5MP macro camera.
Powering the Samsung Galaxy S10 Lite is a 2.8Ghz octa-core Qualcomm Snapdragon 855 processor, which is paired with 8GB of RAM and 128GB/512GB of internal storage. In the software department, the Samsung Galaxy S10 Lite runs the latest Android 10 OS out of the box. A large 4,500mAh battery keeps the lights of the Samsung Galaxy S10 Lite on, and the same can be charged at up to 25W fast charging speeds. The device can be charged with the help of a USB Type-C charging port. To learn more about the Samsung Galaxy S10 Lite smartphone, you can head to our previous coverage for the same.
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