The Samsung Galaxy M31S was announced on July 30, 2020 and released on August 6, 2020. It’s the newest member of the Samsung Galaxy M-series and it’s packed with some amazing features that are similar to the one we saw on Xiaomi Redmi Note 9 Pro. Some of those features includes a whooping 6000mAh battery and a 6.5-inch Super AMOLED display.
The Samsung Galaxy M31S features quad rear camera setup which includes the new Sony IMX682 64-megapixel lens as the main camera. It is known as the Intelli-Cam because it offers an enhanced photography experience and allows users capture upto 7 images and 3 videos in one take.
It is accompanied by a 123-degree ultrawide 12-megapixel lens, a 5-megapixel macro camera and another 5-megapixel depth camera.
On the front, it features a single 26mm 32-megapixel wide selfie camera which is capable of recording 4k videos at 30fps.
The device also has a night hyperlapse feature for a better photography in low-light conditions and also the ability to switch front and rear cameras while video shooting.
Design and Display
The smartphone comes with the same design we saw in Galaxy A51 5G, a plastic back and a glass front featuring a square shaped camera setup at the back that houses the quad rear cameras and a LED flash.
We also have the Samsung tag below which indicates it’s a Samsung smartphone. The Galaxy M31S will arrive in two different colours, which includes Mirage Black and Mirage Blue.
It features a punch-hole Full HD+ Super AMOLED display of 6.5-inches, which has a 20:9 aspect ratio and a 405 ppi density.
Hardware and Software
On the hardware department, the Samsung Galaxy M31S is powered with an octa-core processor and Exynos 9611 chipset which has a clock speed of 2.3GHz, it also powers Mali-G72 MP3 to handle graphics functionalities.
On the memory, it comes in different models which includes a 6GB RAM + 128GB inbuilt memory and 8GB RAM + 128GB inbuilt memory. You will also be happy to know that it has an option for memory expansion via microSD card.
Going to the Software department, it runs Android 10 version of operating system which is accompanied with Samsung’s One UI 2.1 user interface.
Connectivity and Battery
The Samsung Galaxy M31S supports 4G VoLTE enabled dual SIM slot. Which means downloading and online video streaming will be based on 4G speed. Other connectivity includes a USB-C cable, Bluetooth 5.0, GPS and also a 3.5mm audio jack.
On the battery, it is powered with a massive Non-Removable Li-Po 6,000mAh Battery capacity which is supported with a 25W fast charger.
Samsung Galaxy M31S Price in Nigeria
The price of Samsung Galaxy M31S price varies based on the model you are going for. The 6GB RAM + 128GB sells at $260 while $487 for the 8GB RAM + 128GB. It sells at 115,000 Naira in Nigeria.
Samsung Galaxy M31S Full Specifications
|Quick Charging||Yes 25W|
|Operating System||Android 10.0; One UI 2.1|
|Sim Slots||Dual SIM, GSM+GSM|
|Sim Size||SIM1: Nano SIM2: Nano|
|Network||4G: Available, 3G: Available, 2G: Available|
|Fingerprint Sensor||Yes (side-mounted)|
|Display Type||Super AMOLED|
|Screen Resolution||1080 x 2400 Pixels|
|Touch Screen||Yes Capacitive Touchscreen|
|Pixel Density||405 PPI|
|Dimension||159.3 x 74.4 x 9.3 mm (6.27 x 2.93 x 0.37 in)|
|Weight||203 g (7.16 oz)|
|Build||Glass front, plastic back, plastic frame|
|Colour||Mirage Black, Mirage Blue|
|Processor||Octa-core (4x2.3 GHz Cortex-A73 & 4x1.7 GHz Cortex-A53)|
|Expandable Memory||microSDXC (dedicated slot)|
|Battery||Non-removable Li-Po 6000 mAh battery|
|WLAN||Wi-Fi 802.11 a/b/g/n/ac, dual-band, Wi-Fi Direct, hotspot|
|Bluetooth||Yes, 5.0, A2DP, LE|
|GPS||Yes, with A-GPS, GLONASS, GALILEO, BDS|
|USB Connectivity||Yes, 2.0, Type-C 1.0 reversible connector, USB On-The-Go|
|2G||GSM 850 / 900 / 1800 / 1900 - SIM 1 & SIM 2 (dual-SIM model only)|
|3G||HSDPA 850 / 900 / 1700(AWS) / 1900 / 2100|
|4G||1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 7, 8, 12, 17, 20, 26, 28, 38, 40, 41, 66|