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Samsung Galaxy M31s: 4 Reasons To Buy | 2 Reasons Not To Buy

Samsung today launched the Galaxy M31s smartphone in India as promised. The company’s latest M series smartphone is the successor to M31 which was launched earlier this year. It comes with a few improvements especially in terms of camera. Then new M31s has a 6.5-inch Full HD+ Infinity-O Super AMOLED display, Exynos 9611 10nm SoC with up to 8GB of RAM, 64-megapixel rear camera, 32-megapixel front camera, and a huge 6000mAh battery with 25W fast charging.

Let’s check out the full specs, price, and availability details of Galaxy M31s in India to find out should you buy it for close to Rs. 20k?

Galaxy M31s Reasons To Buy

AMOLED Display

The Galaxy M31s sports a 6.5-inch Full HD+(2400 x 1080 pixels) Infinity-O Super AMOLED screen with up to 420 nits brightness. The screen is protected by Corning Gorilla Glass 3.

64MP Rear Cameras

The cameras are the specialty of M31s. It has a quad-camera setup at the back that includes a 64MP rear camera with a Sony IMX682 sensor and f/1.8 aperture.

It also has a 12MP 123° ultra-wide-angle camera with f/2.2 aperture, a 5MP depth sensor, and a 5MP macro sensor.

The phone’s camera also has a Single Take feature that can take 7 photos and 3 videos with a tap for up to 10 seconds. The phone has a 32MP front camera with a Sony IM616 sensor and f/2.0 aperture.

6000mAh Battery

The device is powered by a 6000mAh battery with 25W fast charging support via USB Type-C. It also supports reverse charging and comes with USB Type-C to Type-C cable in the box.

Connectivity & UI

Connectivity features on the phone include dedicated dual SIM and microSD slots, 3.5mm audio jack, Dual 4G VoLTE, triple slots (nano + nano + microSD), Wi-Fi 802.11 ac (2.4GHz + 5GHz), Bluetooth 5, and GPS + GLONASS. The smartphone runs on Android 10 with the latest One UI 2.0 on top.

Galaxy M31s Reasons Not To Buy

Glasstic Design

The new Galaxy M31s comes with a polycarbonate body that looks like glass and thus it is called glasstic look. It comes in Mirage Black and Mirage Blue colors that have a dual-tone finish. The phone has a sleek design with a 9.3mm thickness.

It has a side-mounted fingerprint sensor. Upfront, there is a big Infinity-O type Super AMOLED display with more than 91% screen-to-body ratio.

Old Processor

The device is powered by Octa-Core 2.3GHz Exynos 9611 10nm processor with Mali-G72MP3 GPU. It is the same processor that also powers the Galaxy M30 and M31 smartphones. The phone packs up to 8GB RAM and 128GB storage.

Galaxy M31 Price & Availability

The Samsung Galaxy M31s price in India at Rs. 19,499 for the 6GB+128GB version and the 8GB+128GB storage version costs Rs. 21,499. The phone will be available from starting from August 6.

Wrapping Up

The phone comes with all the great features like a big AMOLED punch-hole display, impressive camera setup at back and front, latest software, and a huge battery with fast charging support. If it lacks somewhere, that is probably the glasstic design, but that also looks cool and it has old hardware. Still, you are planning to buy a new mid-range phone, you can consider this if you are not that much into glass backs and do not care much about the processors.