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The Samsung Galaxy S10 Lite Looks Just Like a Notchless iPhone XS

This is the Samsung Galaxy S10 Lite according to the most reliable Samsung rumormonger, Ice Universe. It looks just like an iPhone XS, without the notch.

Credit: Ice Universe

(Image credit: Ice Universe)

Unlike the Samsung Galaxy S10 and the GalaxyS10+, the Lite model will not use a curved screen but a completely flat one. Like the iPhone XS, it will allegedly have sizable black curved bezels.

According to Ice Universe, the Galaxy S10 Lite will have a 5.8-inch Super AMOLED display with 2K+ resolution and 18.5:9 aspect ratio. For comparison, the regular S10 will have curved 6.1-inch Super AMOLED display with a 19:9 aspect ratio and 2K+ resolution, while the S10+ will increase the screen size to 6.4 inches.

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It’s important to note that, while Ice Universe has a solid established record in being right, the phone here is different from the one shown by Evan Blass, another reliable Samsung leaker. That leak shows a cutout that's centered right below the top of the screen.

The Phone XS. Credit: Tom's Guide

(Image credit: The Phone XS. Credit: Tom's Guide)

There's no word on other specs for the Galaxy S10 Lite, but we imagine it will feature the new Snapdragon 855 processor and perhaps a fingerprint reader under the display.

The phone should be unveiled in late February at Mobile World Congress in Barcelona. Does the Galaxy S10 Lite look too iPhone-like to you? Sound off in the comments.

Jesus Diaz

Jesus Diaz founded the new Sploid for Gawker Media after seven years working at Gizmodo, where he helmed the lost-in-a-bar iPhone 4 story and wrote old angry man rants, among other things. He's a creative director, screenwriter, and producer at The Magic Sauce, and currently writes for Fast Company and Tom's Guide.

  • zofryer
    So it looks like an Essential Phone is what you are saying. Since Essential made that design language first by a year, and Apple copied it.
  • Korey_4
    Massive differences in the Essential notch, and the iPhone notch, both in appearance, and technology in them. The shape of the iPhone has gone mostly unchanged for many years with the rounded corners. So, how does the Essential come into play?