Samsung has launched yet another smartphone in India, this time, the Galaxy M31, which is its latest offering in the M-series lineup, and an upgrade over the M30. Some of the highlights of the device include a 6.4-inch infinity-U SuperAMOLED display, an Exynos 9611 SoC, and quad rear cameras, among others. Let’s dive in and check the device in detail.
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Samsung Galaxy M31: Design and Display
In terms of design, the Galaxy M31 features a plastic body design with a dual-tone finish and comes in two color options: Ocean Blue and Space Black. Towards the front, it has a 6.4-inch Infinity-U Super AMOLED display with a 2340 x 1080 pixels screen resolution, up to 420 nits of brightness, and Corning’s Gorilla Glass 3 protection on top.
Samsung Galaxy M31: Performance
At its core, the Galaxy M31 is powered by an Exynos 9611, which is an octa-core processor with Mali-G72MP3 GPU, coupled with 6GB of LPDDR4x RAM and 64GB / 128GB of UFS 2.1 storage (expandable up to 512GB with microSD card). It includes a mammoth 6000mAh battery with 15W fast charging support, and runs on OneUI 2.0 based on Android 10, out of the box.
Among other things, the handset comes with dual 4G VoLTE, Wi-Fi 802.11ac, Bluetooth 5, USB Type-C, and fingerprint sensor and facial unlock for authentication. Moreover, the device is Widevine L1 certified, meaning you can stream HD content on your device, and also leverage the Dolby Atmos 360-degree surround sound support, to get an overall immersive media consumption experience.
Samsung Galaxy M31: Camera
For optics, the Galaxy M31 sports a quad-camera setup on the rear, with an LED flash. This setup includes a 64MP primary (Samsung GW1) sensor with f/1.8 aperture, accompanied by an 8MP ultra-wide secondary sensor with f/2.2 aperture, a 5MP macro with f/2.2 aperture, and a 5MP depth sensor with f/2.2 aperture. On the front, the device comes with a 32MP (Sony IM616 sensor) camera with an f/2.0 aperture for selfies.
Samsung Galaxy M31: Pricing and Availability
The Samsung Galaxy M31 comes in two configurations: 6GB + 64GB and 6GB + 128GB, priced at Rs 14,999 and Rs 15,999, respectively. It will be available for sale starting March 5 on Amazon India.