Samsung SDI will be the sole supplier of the initial order of batteries for the Galaxy Note 10 Lite, according to industry watchers, reports TheElec.
This will be the fourth time when the company supplying the battery for the Note since the Galaxy Note 8. Ahead of this, LG Chem has bagged the initial battery orders for the Galaxy Note 10 and upcoming Galaxy S11.
The battery capacity of the Galaxy Note 10 Lite will be 4300mAh – the same as the Galaxy Note 10+. The battery cells are being mass-produced from SDI’s Vietnamese plant.
Meanwhile China’s AT – which had supplied batteries to the Galaxy Note series – did not have a deal for the Galaxy Note 10 Lite. However, it is supplying batteries to Samsung’s mid and lower-tier smartphones, such as the Galaxy A and the Galaxy M series. BYD, another Chinese battery maker, is also providing batteries for some of these budget models.
About specs, the Note 10 Lite is expected to ship with 6GB of RAM, 128GB of storage, an in-display fingerprint sensor, and an Exynos 9810 chipset. It will run Android 10 and, interestingly enough, will ship with a traditional 3.5mm headphone jack.
As far as pricing is concerned, the latest rumor suggesting that it will cost somewhere in the $700-$840 range.