The Samsung Galaxy M series has gained a lot of popularity thanks to affordable prices and up-to-date hardware. Samsung has managed to lower prices by selling these models online, reducing distribution costs. The sub-Rs. 15,000 Samsung Galaxy M30 set the pace, and a refreshed version, the Galaxy M30s, really helped the company strengthen its position in this segment. Samsung has now launched a successor to the Galaxy M30s, called the Galaxy M31. You now get a quad-camera setup, an upgrade from the triple camera setup on the M30s.Will this be enough to keep the Galaxy M series competitive in the market? We review the Galaxy M31 to find out.
The Samsung Galaxy M31 sports a big 6.4-inch display and has a waterdrop notch at the top. It has thin bezels around the AMOLED display which helps it stand out among the competition.
Quad camera setup – 64MP (F1.8) main camera + 8MP (F2.2) ultra wide camera + 5MP (F2.2) depth camera + 5MP (F2.4) macro camera | 32MP (F2.0) front facing camera
16.21 centimeters (6.4-inch) Super AMOLED – Infinity U cut display, FHD+ capacitive multi-touch touchscreen with 2340 x 1080 pixels resolution, 404 PPI with 16M color support
Android v10.0 operating system with 1.7GHz+2.3GHz Exynos 9611 Octa-core processor
Memory, Storage & SIM: 6GB RAM | 128GB internal memory expandable up to 512GB | Dual SIM (nano+nano) dual-standby (4G+4G)
|Dimensions (mm)||159.20 x 75.10 x 8.90|
|Screen size (inches)||6.40|
|Resolution||1080 x 23400pixels|
|Processor||2.3GHz octa-core (4×2.3GHz + 4×1.7GHz)|
|Processor make||Samsung Exynos 9611|
|Expandable up to||512GB|
|Rear camera||64 MP|
|Front camera||32 MP|
|Operating system||Android 10|
6000mAH lithium-ion battery | 15W Type-C fast charger in the box
1-year manufacturer warranty for device and 6 months manufacturer warranty for in-box accessories including batteries from the date of purchase
Fast face unlock and fingerprint sensor | Dual SIM (nano+nano) with dual standby and dual VoLTE, Dedicated Sim slot
Widevine L1 certification for HD streaming | Dolby ATMOS 360 surround sound
Complimentary 3 Month Prime Membership: Unlimited Free Fast Delivery, Millions of hours of Prime Video Content, Ad-free music streaming, and hosts of Prime benefits, all come complimentary with this phone. Refer offer TnC for details
Samsung has equipped the Galaxy M31 with an Exynos 9611 SoC and gets 6GB of RAM. It runs Samsung OneUI 2.0 on top of Android 10. We found the Galaxy M31 to have a fair amount of bloatware onboard.