What you need to know
- Samsung Galaxy M31s is the successor to the Galaxy M31 that the company launched earlier this year.
- The Galaxy M31s features a 6.5-inch FHD+ Infinity-O display and packs a massive 6,000mAh battery with 25W fast charging.
- It will go on sale in India from August 6 for a starting price of ₹19,499 ($260).
Samsung today unveiled its latest Galaxy M series smartphone at a virtual launch event in India. The new Galaxy M31s is largely similar to the Galaxy M31 that was launched in February this year, but comes with a refreshed design and a few minor upgrades.
The Galaxy M31s has been priced at ₹19,499 ($260) for the 6GB/128GB storage version and ₹21,499 ($287) for the 8GB/128GB version. It will be available via Amazon and Samsung's own online store in the country starting August 6. The phone comes in two gradient color options: Mirage Black and Mirage Blue.
Samsung's new Galaxy M31s features a 6.5-inch FHD+ Super AMOLED display with a hole-punch cutout for the 32MP front camera, which is capable of capturing 4K videos and slow-mo selfies. The phone is powered by the same Exynos 9611 chipset as the Galaxy M31, paired with up to 8GB of RAM and 128GB storage.
On the back of the Galaxy M31s is a quad-camera setup featuring a 64MP Sony IMX682 main sensor, a 12MP ultra-wide-angle lens, a 5MP depth sensor, and a 5MP macro shooter. The 64MP quad-camera setup comes with "Intelli-Cam" features, including Single Take and Night Hyperlapse. Aside from the 64MP quad-camera setup, the other major highlight here is the massive 6,000mAh battery with 25W fast charging and reverse charging capabilities. On the software side of things, the phone runs Android 10-based One UI core 2.1 out of the box.
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