Samsung Galaxy M31s - Buying and Review. Specifications and Features

Samsung Galaxy M31s

Samsung Galaxy M31s

Samsung has added another camera superstar to its M-series. Another bombshell and true to every penny spent on it.  

Samsung Galaxy M31s Variants

Yes, before going further the phone buyer must know that this smartphone comes in two variants. When we talk about variants we mean RAM, other things remaining same. 

Variant 1: 6 GB RAM and 128 GB Storage Expandable upto 512 GB
Variant 2: 8 GB RAM and 128 GB Storage Expandable upto 512 GB

Colours available in both variants: Mirage Black, Mirage Blue 

Power and Processing

This workhorse comes with a Li-Po 6000 mAh  battery with a 25W Fast Charging. It surely runs on Android 10 easing out with a nice processor which is Exynos 9611 (10nm) octa core processor. The eight cores are  4×2.3 GHz Cortex-A73 & 4×1.7 GHz Cortex-A53.The GPU is Mali-G72 MP3.

Awesome Camera and Display

Yes, this workhorse  has a great camera which is bang for your bucks. At the given price range, it is a wise decision for all your Instagram clicks, Facebook and Youtube videos. Yups, you heard that right. It is surely a Quad camera, this means: 

Rear/ Back Camera: Quad Camera 

  • 64MP (F1.8) main camera (Samsung claims its to be an intellicam); (comes with Sony Sensor IMX682)
  • 12MP (F2.2) ultra wide camera
  • 5MP (F2.4) depth camera
  • 5MP (F2.4) macro camera

Front Camera: Selfie Camera

The Front camera is of awesome 32Mega Pixels (F2.2)  

 As usual, Samsung always provides value for money when it comes to the display. Here are the specs:

  • 16.4 centimeters (6.5-inch) super Amoled – Infinity-O display, 
  • Full High Definition with capacitive multi-touch touchscreen 
  • 080 x 2400 pixels resolution, 
  • 407 ppi pixel density and Contrast Ratio: 78960:1 

 Other Features

  • It comes with a side mounted finger-print scanner.
  • Compass is inbuilt
  • Corning Gorilla Glass 3
  • Phone for a heavy gamer
  • 60 Hz refresh rate 

 Connectivity

  • Number of SIM: Dual-SIM
  • SIM size: Nano-SIM (4FF)
  • SIM Slot Type: SIM 1 + SIM 2 + MicroSD
  • Infra : 2G GSM, 3G WCDMA, 4G LTE FDD, 4G LTE TDD 
  • Wi-Fi : 802.11 a/b/g/n/ac 2.4G+5GHz, VHT80 
  • Wi-Fi Direct: Yes 
  • Bluetooth Version: Bluetooth v5.0  

Lets Get Physical

  • A 6.5 inch phones fits properly into hand. It weighs 203 . The dimensions are 6.27 x 2.93 x 0.37 inch. 
  • Earjack: 3.5mm Stereo
  • USB Interface: USB Type-C
  • USB Version: USB 2.0 Sensors: Accelerometer, Fingerprint Sensor, Gyro Sensor, Geomagnetic Sensor, Light Sensor, Virtual Proximity Sensing 

Box Components

  • The Phone 
  • Travel adapter
  •  USB Type-C to Type-C Cable
  • Ejection pin and user manual  
  • 1 year manufacturer warranty for device and 6 months manufacturer warranty for in-box accessories including batteries from the date of purchase 

Purchase Decision

Version 1: 6GB RAM comes around: Rs. 19,499
Version 2 8 GB RAM  comes around: Rs. 21,499

Go for this phone as it delivers its quality very close to Samsung A51 at a price very less than that. Plus a robust battery along with awesome display makes it a good candidate. For processor, it may arise a negligible amount of doubt on paper, but in real its performance is smooth and you get value for money.

Rajat Jhingan

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