Samsung Galaxy M31 goes official on Tuesday in India featuring a massive 6,000mAh battery and a Four rear Camera setup. This is a plus to the Galaxy M series as the M31 appears to succeed the previous M30 and M30s. As noted earlier, the smartphone comes with a quad rear camera that includes a 64-megapixel primary sensor.
The Galaxy M31 also sports a 32-megapixel selfie camera, features a gradient back design and a waterdrop-style display notch. The smartphone is equipped with the latest One UI based Android 10.
Display: 6.40-inch (1080x2340)
Processor: Samsung Exynos 9611
Front Camera: 32MP
Rear Camera: 64MP + 8MP + 5MP + 5MP
Battery Capacity: 6000mAh
OS: Android 10
Release Date: 25th February 2020
One of the greatest Specifications of the Samsung galaxy M31 is the arrival of the 6,000mAh battery. This remains the highest so far from the South Korea gaint after the launch of Galaxy A40s and the recent Samsung Galaxy S20 Ultra that is coupled with 5,000mAh battery respectively.
Design & Display
The dual-SIM (Nano) Galaxy M31 features a 6.4-inch full-HD+ (1080×2340 pixels) Infinity-U Display that is backed by a Super AMOLED panel and has an aspect ratio of 19.5:9. The phone measured 8.9mm of thickness and 191 grams of weight.
Software & Hardware
It runs Android 10 with One UI 2.0 and the coupled with octa-core Exynos 9611 SoC. The M31 is paired with 6GB of RAM and upto 128GB of UFS 2.1 storage options. Both are expandable via microSD card (up to 512GB).
Furthermore, the smartphone is coupled with 6,000mAh battery that is tout to deliver 26 hours of video playback or 119 hours of music playback on a single charge. The battery supports 15W fast charging that is available through the bundled charger.
Galaxy M31 Camera
On the back is a quad rear camera setup that includes 64-megapixel primary Samsung ISOCELL Bright GW1 sensor along with an f/1.8 lens. It also feature an 8-megapixel secondary sensor with an f/2.2 ultra-wide-angle lens that comes with a field of view (FoV) of 123 degrees — alongside a 5-megapixel macro shooter that has an f/2.4 aperture and a 5-megapixel depth camera with an f/2.2 aperture.
There is support for Live Focus for an enhanced bokeh effect. Samsung also provided dedicated night mode, super steady mode, and super slo-mo (using interpolation). Upfront is 32-megapixel camera that supports 4K and slo-mo video recording.
Sensors & Connectivity
Connectivity options include 4G VoLTE, Wi-Fi, Bluetooth, GPS/ A-GPS, USB Type-C, and a 3.5mm headphone jack. The phone also has a fingerprint sensor at the back.
Samsung Galaxy M31 Specifications
Model: Galaxy M31
Release date: 25th February 2020
Form factor: Touchscreen
Weight (g): 191.00
Battery capacity (mAh): 6000
Colours: Ocean Blue, Space Black
Screen size (inches): 6.40
Resolution: 1080×2340 pixels
Aspect ratio: 19.5:9
Processor make: Samsung Exynos 9611
Internal storage: 64/128GB
Expandable storage type: microSD
Expandable storage up to (GB): 512
Main camera: 64-megapixel (f/1.8) + 8-megapixel (f/2.2) + 5-megapixel (f/2.2) + 5-megapixel (f/2.4)
Rear autofocus: Yes
Rear flash: Yes
Front camera: 32-megapixel
Operating system: Android 10
Skin: One UI 2.0
USB Type-C: Yes
Number of SIMs: 2
SIM Type: Nano-SIM
4G/ LTE: Yes
Face unlock: Yes
Fingerprint sensor: Yes
Compass/ Magnetometer: Yes
Proximity sensor: Yes
Ambient light sensor: Yes
Galaxy M31 Price, Offer, Availability
Samsung Galaxy M31 price in India has been set at Rs. 15,999 (N82,000) for the 64GB storage option, while its 128GB storage variant comes with a price tag of Rs. 16,999 (N87,000). The smartphone will go on sale in India through Amazon, Samsung India online store, and select retail stores starting 12pm (noon) IST on March 5.
However, the company is offering a temporal discount of Rs. 1,000 (N5,100) in India and is selling the smartphone with a starting price of Rs. 14,999 (N77,000).