Samsung is rumoured to unveil two new smartphones dubbed Galaxy Note 3 Lite and Galaxy Grand Lite, believed to be the affordable variants of Galaxy Note 3
and Galaxy Grand
respectively, at MWC 2014.
Sammobile has revealed in a report that the South Korean manufacturer will announce both the Galaxy Note 3 Lite and Galaxy Grand Lite smartphones next year at MWC.
As per the report, the Samsung Galaxy Note 3 Lite would hit the markets by February-end or early-March, while the Galaxy Grand Lite is expected to be available in the first week of February, however, no specific markets or regions were mentioned in the report.
Further, the report claims that the alleged Galaxy Note 3 Lite would come with SM-N7505 model number and will be available in Black and White colour variants initially. For the specifications of the rumoured Galaxy Note 3, the report claims that the company has been testing two different display sizes, 5.5-inch and 5.7-inch, while the screen technology is said to be changed from Super AMOLED to LCD. Further the report speculates that the alleged Galaxy Note 3 Lite would share features much like the Galaxy S4 Active.
On the other hand, the rumoured Samsung Galaxy Grand Lite is said to have the GT-I9060 model number. The report also reveals some of the specifications of the Galaxy Grand Lite which include a 5-inch WVGA display; 1.2GHz quad-core processor; 1GB of RAM; 8GB of inbuilt storage and supports expandable storage and a 2100mAh battery. The report also claims that the major difference between the Galaxy Grand and the Galaxy Grand Lite would be the camera and Android version.
The Galaxy Grand Lite is said to sport a 5-megapixel rear camera and also could come with a VGA front camera. Further, the report claims that the alleged Galaxy Grand Lite is expected to run Android 4.3 Jelly Bean and will be a dual-SIM smartphone, as its predecessors. The alleged Galaxy Grand Lite is likely to be available in Midnight Black, Lime Green, Orange and White colour variants.
There is no word on the official pricing of both Galaxy Note 3 Lite and Galaxy Grand Lite in the report. Recently, Samsung announced the Galaxy Grand 2mid-range smartphone globally. The South Korean handset maker has not revealed the price for Galaxy Grand 2 and has also not announced the availability details for the smartphone.