Samsung Galaxy S10 Lite & Note 10 Lite Malaysia: Everything you need to know

The Samsung Galaxy S10 Lite and the Galaxy Note 10 Lite have finally arrived in Malaysia. These are the latest “budget” variants of the Galaxy 10 series which offers a large screen and huge battery.

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Below is the official pricing for the Galaxy S10 Lite and Note 10 Lite in Malaysia:

Samsung Galaxy S10 Lite — 8GB RAM, 128GB storage — RM2,699
Samsung Galaxy Note 10 Lite — 8GB RAM, 128GB storage — RM2,299

For Malaysia, both models will come with 8GB of RAM and 128GB of storage. If you pre-order either devices, Samsung is bundling a Galaxy Fit fitness band worth RM369 for free.

If you’re interested, you can place a pre-order between the 3rd to 5th February, and stocks will available nationwide from 7th February.

Samsung Galaxy S10 Lite

If you’re looking for an affordable Samsung flagship that runs on a Qualcomm processor, the Galaxy S10 Lite could be the device you’ve been looking for. It features a 6.7″ Full HD+ Super AMOLED Plus display that features an in-display fingerprint sensor and a punch-hole to house its 32MP selfie camera.

Under the hood, it runs on a Snapdragon 855 processor with 8GB of RAM and 128GB of storage. If you need more storage, you can expand further via microSD card.

Over at the rear, the device has a triple-camera setup featuring a 48MP wide camera, a 12MP ultra-wide shooter and a 5MP macro shooter. For the first time on a Samsung device is a Super Steady OIS feature that provides better video stabilisation.

Powering the S10 Lite is a huge 4,500mAh battery which is larger than the Galaxy S10+. It can support 25W super-fast charging via USB-C but it doesn’t support wireless charging.

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At RM2,699, it carries the same official retail price as the Samsung Galaxy S10e which comes with a smaller 5.8″ display. However, the S10e does have more flagship features including IP68 dust and water resistance plus wireless charging.

Samsung Galaxy Note 10 Lite

The Samsung Galaxy Note 10 Lite is the most affordable new smartphone that comes with an S Pen. Similar to the Galaxy S10 Lite, it has a 6.7″ Full HD+ Super AMOLED display but it runs on an older Exynos 9810 processor which is similar to the Note 9. Onboard it has 8GB RAM and 128GB of storage which is expandable via microSD card.

In terms of cameras, it comes with three 12MP shooters for wide, ultra-wide and telephoto. For selfies, it has a 32MP front camera that’s placed on the tiny punch-hole.

The Note 10 Lite also gets a huge 4,500mAh battery which also supports fast-charging via USB-C. It also lacks IP68 dust and water resistance as well as wireless charging, but the Note 10 Lite does come with a 3.5mm headphone jack. The Bluetooth-connected S Pen is similar to the Note 9 but it lacks the gesture features that are offered on the more expensive Note 10 models.

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Alexander Wong