Samsung has begun rolling out a new update for the Galaxy S10 Lite in India that upgrades the Android security patch and adds new camera features such as 4K video recording at 60fps, Super Steady mode at 4K resolution, improvements to picture quality and other general stability and bug fixes. The update is now rolling out over-the-air and we have also received it on our review unit. The update is about 416.22MB in size.
The software update, as reported by Tizenhelp, updates the existing January 2020 security patch to February. The new camera features are mainly targeted at the rear, primary camera. After the update, you'll now be able to record at 4K (3,840x2,160 pixels) resolution and 60fps. The current Super Steady shooting mode was limited to shooting at 1080p resolution with the wide-angle camera but after the update, you'll be able to record up to 4K resolution. Samsung says it's also improved the quality of pictures and the stability of the camera app.
Besides the camera, the new update is said to add improvements to the fingerprint recognition and bring overall stability of other functions.
The Samsung Galaxy S10 Lite, along with the Galaxy Note 10 Lite, are the company's mid-range offerings and an attempt to capture the market share of OnePlus devices. The Galaxy S10 Lite features a Qualcomm Snapdragon 855 SoC and is only available in one variant with 8GB of RAM and 128GB of storage, priced at Rs. 39,990. You can read our full review of the Samsung Galaxy S10 Lite right here.
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