Samsung Galaxy S Light Review

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As cliche as it may sound, anytime i hear the word luxury, one of the smartphones that comes to my mind is Samsung Galaxy S Light Luxury, the smartphone design really compliments its name as it comes with a glass and aluminum design giving it a very classic look.

Samsung Galaxy S Light Luxury was released on May 2018.

The touchscreen smartphone has a dimension measuring 148.9 x 68.1 x 8 mm or 5.86 x 2.68 x 0.31 inches (height – width – thickness) and weighs 150 grams. it also comes with a Hybrid Dual SIM, which allows the phones swap one SIM slot for microSD card slot.

The Samsung Galaxy S Light Luxury is has a very decent camera quality, the rear camera is spectacular with its dual LED flash, but i can not say the same for the front selfie camera, The camera quality of the rear can be compared to that of smartphones like Huawei marathon and Apple’s iPhone 8 plus; although the mentioned smartphones has more camera features than the phone being reviewed.

The smartphone is powered by a Qualcomm snapdragon 660 processor and an Adreno 512 graphic processing unit, whose performance can be compared to that of the A11 bionic in Apple’s iphone 8 and 8 plus’;

Although their is no concrete evidence on which processor is faster, however the iPhone 8 and 8 plus has the same graphic processing unit as galaxy s light luxury. The internal memory of 64GB provides enough space to house applications videos, pictures and more.

Resolution 1080 by 2220 pixel
Display 5.8 inches
OS Android Oreo
Rear Camera 16-megapixel
Front Camera 8-megapixel
RAM 4GB RAM
microSD Storage Up to 400GB
Battery 3000mAH
Design Glass and Aluminum

Price: How much does Samsung Galaxy S Light Luxury cost?

You can get the Samsung Galaxy S Light Luxury in the US for $636 depending on online retailer you choose from below.

While the EU countries can buy Samsung Galaxy S Light Luxury for €540.

In Africa, you can buy the Samsung Galaxy S Light Luxury in Nigeria for ₦229,500 while in Asia, specifically India, the price of Samsung Galaxy S Light Luxury is RS 43,300.

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Where to buy Samsung Galaxy S Light Luxury online?

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Samsung Galaxy S Light luxury

Display

The Samsung Galaxy S Light Luxury 5.8 inches Super AMOLED capacitive display which occupies approximately 84.2% of the smartphone body, The phone has a full HD resolution coming in at at 1080 by 2220 pixel and screen density, PPI at 426 pixel per inch.

The display is really amazing with its AMOLED screen which is know to be very bright and colorfiul providing users with an impeccable viewing experience.

Design

Any smartphone made with glass is sure to have a luxurious appearance, Galaxy s light luxury is one of such phones as it is designed with Glass at the front and aluminum frame holding it together. The smartphone has minimal bezel, while the finger print sensor is just beside the camera. The device is available in two finishes which are burgundy red and black night color

The design also comes with a certified IP68 water/dust proof, which protects the phone from water as deep as 1.5m deep for about 30 minutes. It also features a physical bibxy button which is the same as that found in Galaxy S8.

Performance

Samsung Galaxy S Light Luxury runs on Android Oreo operating system with performance backed by a 4GB RAM and Octa-core processing unit clocking at speeds of 4×2.2 GHz and 4×1.8 GHz. The internal storage size of the Samsung phone is available at 64GB with expandable memory via microSD card of up to 400GB.

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The Qualcomm snapdragon 660 chip set found in the device runs smoothly with no lag what so ever. The smartphone was shipped with an Adreno 512 graphic processing unit that handles any type of graphic issues the users might have, the phne is totally for users that loves playing games.

Camera

Galaxy S Light Luxury houses a 16-megapixel  rear or primary camera with f/1.7 aperture and an 8-megapixel front or secondary camera with f/1.7 aperture is stationed for additional camera support. A smaller aperture on smartphones creates much better natural pictures than a wider aperture because it lets in more light.

The 16-megapixel sensor at the rear camera comes with an amazing dual LED flash which contribute immensely to the phones camera quality, as bright and vibrant picture is given off in low light condition or at night. The front camera does not have a LED flash, so photos taking in low light condition is usually blur.

Battery and Sensors

Samsung Galaxy S Light Luxury packs a non removable Li-Ion 3000mAh with fast charge features to power all the above features and more. The battery charges wirelessly thanks to the glass design of the phone. The battery can last an average of 10 hours on use, which is not so awesome as samsung has manufactured smartphones with better battery life.

Galaxy S light lluxury supports connectivity options which handlesWI-Fi, 4G LTE, NFC Bluetooth, GPS and sensors which includes finger print sensor, accelerometer, gyroscope, compass, barometer and proximity.

PROS

  • Classy design
  • Excellent screen
  • Good performance
  • Pocket friendly
  • IP68 certified which means Samsung Galaxy S Light Luxury is water-resistant

CONS

  • Single sensor for the rear camera
  • Average battery life
  • Terrible bixby key
  • With “Luxury” in it’s name, it’s not so shocking the phone is really pricey.
Smartphone Design  
Device Name Samsung Galaxy S Light Luxury
Type Touchscreen smartphone
Released Date Released May 2018
Dimensions and Size 148.9 x 68.1 x 8 mm (5.86 x 2.68 x 0.31 inches)
Weight (in grams) 150 g (5.29 oz)
Colors Burgundy Red, Black Night
Number of SIM Two
SIM Hybrid Dual SIM (Nano-SIM, dual stand-by)
Material Glass and Aluminum
Water Resistance Yes- IP68 certified
Dust Resistance Yes- IP68 certified
Battery  
Type Non-removable Li-Ion
Battery Capacity 3000 mAh
Stand-by
Talk time
Fast Charge
Wireless Charging No
Display  
Screen Type Super AMOLED capacitive touchscreen
Screen Size (inches) 5.5 inches
Screen-to-body-ratio Approximately 73.3%
Resolution 720 x 1280 pixel
Pixels Per Inch (PPI) 267 ppi pixel density
Colors 16 million colors
Screen Protection
Software  
Operating System Android 8.0 (Oreo)
Hardware  
Processor Type or Chipset Qualcomm SDM660 Snapdragon 660
Processor Octa-core (4×2.2 GHz Kryo 260 & 4×1.8 GHz Kryo 260)
RAM 4GB
Internal Storage 64GB
Expandable Storage Yes
Expandable Storage Type microSD
Maximum Expandable Storage Up to 400GB
Camera  
Front or Secondary 8-megapixel, f/1.7 aperture
Rear or Primary 16 -megapixel, f/1.7 aperture
Features Autofocus, LED flash, geo-tagging, touch focus, face detection, panorama, HDR
Connectivity  
Wifi or Wi-Fi Yes
WLAN Wi-Fi 802.11 a/b/g/n/ac, dual-band, WiFi Direct, hotspot
Bluetooth 4.2, A2DP, LE
GPS Wi-Fi 802.11 a/b/g/n/ac, dual-band, Wi-Fi Direct, hotspot
Infrared port No
NFC Yes
Radio FM radio
USB 2.0, Type-C 1.0 reversible connector
USB On-The-Go No
Headphone 3.5mm jack
Networks  
Network Technology GSM / CDMA / HSPA / LTE
4G LTE Yes
Sensors  
Iris scanner No
Fingerprint Yes – Front mounted
Gyroscope Yes
Accelerometer Yes
Proximity Yes
Compass or Magnetometer Yes
Barometer Yes
Heart rate No
SpO2 No
Light Sensor No
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