Subtle upgrades from the big-batteried budget mid-range phone
Samsung is in a streak of launching new phones, this time focusing on the Galaxy M series with the Galaxy M31. While it retains the Galaxy M30s‘ key specs like a 6000mAh battery with 15w charging and 6.4-inch Super AMOLED display, the Galaxy M31 gets a better quad-rear camera setup comprising of a 64-megapixel main camera, 5-megapixel depth sensor, 5-megapixel macro camera, and 8-megapixel ultra-wide-angle camera.
For the internals, the Galaxy M31 uses an Exynos 9611 processor paired with either 4GB/6GB RAM and 64GB/128GB of UFS 2.1 storage. Lastly, it comes with Android 10-based OneUI 2.0 out of the box.
Samsung Galaxy M31 specs
- Samsung Exynos 9611 octa-core processor
- 6GB RAM
- 6.4-inch Full HD+ Super AMOLED Infinity-V display, Dragontail Glass
- 64GB/128GB of expandable storage (up to 512GB)
- Quad rear cameras: 64-megapixel f/1.8 primary camera; 8-megapixel f/2.2 ultra-wide-angle camera; 5-megapixel Macro camera; 5-megapixel f/2.2 depth sensor; with PDAF, LED Flash
- 16-megapixel f/2.0 front camera
- Dual SIM
- 3G, LTE
- Bluetooth, GPS, A-GPS
- Fingerprint scanner, USB-C
- 6000mAh battery with 15W quick charging
- Android 10 (OneUI 2.0)
The Galaxy M31 is priced at Rs 14,999(Php 10.6k) for the 4GB/64GB model and Rs 15,999(~Php 11.4k) for the 6GB/128GB model in India. Since the Galaxy M30 was sold in the Philippines as an online-exclusive, there’s a chance that the Galaxy M31 might reach our shores as well.