Samsung Galaxy M31

Updated: 25th May 2021
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  • Display

    6.4 inches
  • Processor

    Samsung Exynos 9 Octa 9611
  • Ram

    6 GB
  • Storage

    64 GB
  • Front Camera

    32 MP Camera
  • Primary Camera

    64 MP ( f/1.8) + 8 MP (f/2.2) + 5 MP (f/2.2) + 5 MP (f/2.2) Quad Camera with LED Flash
  • Battery

    Non-removable Li-Ion 6000 mAh battery

Expert Score

4.4
A Reasonable smartphone with Moderate features

Pros

  • Good quality AMOLED display
  • Excellent battery backup
  • Ample RAM and Storage
  • Smooth Software Experience

Cons

  • Mediocre high-end gaming
  • Moderate fast charging speed
  • Poor Video stabilisation

The Samsung Galaxy M31 reintroduced the powerful 6000 mAh battery and all-around features consisting of a 64 MP rear camera in Quad camera set up and an immersive super AMOLED screen. It looks similar to the M30s. The design can be much better and engaging instead of the glastic design, and it lacks in gaming performance. Basically, it is the customised M30.

Samsung Galaxy M31 price in india starts from 15576. This Mobile is a decent phone with Samsung Exynos 9 Octa 9611 Processor, 6 GB of RAM, and 64 GB of Storage.

Design and Display

Samsung Galaxy M31 has a screen size of 6.4 inches and weighs approximately 191 g . This mobiles runs on Android 10 and has decent resolution of 1080 x 2340 pixels.

Performance

Samsung Galaxy M31 runs on Samsung Exynos 9 Octa 9611 Processor and it has Octa core (Quad 2.3GHz + Quad 1.7GHz) CPU and Mali-G72 MP3 GPU.

Camera

In terms of camera, this model comes up with rear camera of 64 MP ( f/1.8) + 8 MP (f/2.2) + 5 MP (f/2.2) + 5 MP (f/2.2) Quad Camera with LED Flash and front camera of 32 MP Camera . Other camera features include Geo-tagging, Panorama, HDR, Face detection, 4k Video Recording.

Network and connectivity

In connectivity, this model includes Face Unlock, Fingerprint Sensor. Different network support available for the 2g: GSM 850 / 900 / 1800 / 1900 MHz , 3g: HSDPA 850 / 900 / 1900 / 2100 MHz , 4g: Dual VoLTE .

Other Features

Sensors included in Samsung Galaxy M31 are: Fingerprint Sensor, Accelerometer, Gyro, Proximity, Compass . This phone also comes up with some interesting feature such as 15W Quick Charging, FaceUnlock.

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Samsung Galaxy M31 Design

Samsung Galaxy M31 follows the same design as the M30s. It is a lightweight phone with a battery power 6000mAh. The phone looks great in its 8.9mm, sleek, and weighs 191gms. This lightweight design is the result of using polycarbonate instead of glass for the back panel. It comes in two colours: Ocean Blue and Space Black.

Build

The Samsung Galaxy M32 is well built and sturdy. The display has a U-shape notch. The Galaxy M31 has a dedicated card slot with a 15W USB Type-C charging port and a 3.5mm audio jack. On the right side, there is a power button with a volume rocker above. Four rear-facing cameras are housed in a sizable square-shaped camera module in the left-hand corner. 

Security

The rear-mounted oval-shaped fingerprint scanner is fast and reliable to unlock. Fast Face Unlock. The display is shielded by Gorilla Glass 3(which is more scratch-resistant and less drop-resistant) with no flexes in the rear panel.

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Summary

The 3D plastic body is twosided

Samsung Galaxy M31 Display

The Samsung Galaxy M31 display is about 6.4 inches, having the same size and resolution as the M30s. The good-quality super AMOLED panel means users enjoy an elaborate, always-on display and a darker mode. There are two colour profiles – Natural and Vivid. 

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Source: Samsung Galaxy M31

Summary

The super AMOLED feature provides a great viewer experience

Samsung Galaxy M31 Performance and Software

The Samsung Galaxy M31 uses the same 10nm process based on Exynos 9611 octa-core SoC. It might not be a fast processor but exerts a decent performance. 

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The M31 chipset doesn't match with Snapdragon series-7, which the other 'gaming phones' use within a similar budget. But it worked quite well for the users who aren't especially inclined towards gaming. 

In terms of performance, launching apps and switching between them was quick, with no noticeable lag anywhere during the review.

Summary

The Samsung Galaxy M31 is powered by Exynos 9611 with a 64bit octacore for multitasking

Samsung Galaxy M31 Battery Life

Samsung Galaxy M31 holds a massive 6,000mAh battery like the M30s. From daily usage to gaming and media consumption, the Galaxy M31's battery life is impressive. After thorough usage, the phone can easily last well over a day and a half on lighter use that involves browsing through social media and messaging.

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Summary

Having 6000mAh battery power is the Best Feature of M31 with longlasting battery life

Samsung Galaxy M31 User Interface

The user interface was responsive and polished. The software running on the Samsung Galaxy M31 phone is Android 10-based OneUI 2.0. One UI is one of our favourite custom skins, and if you ask us, it's the advantage of Samsung over Chinese UXs. 

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The Samsung Galaxy M31 has a Widevine L1 certificate, and users will stream HD content. 

Summary

One UI 20 runs on Android 10 which adds an advantage to the M31

Samsung Galaxy M31 Camera

The primary sensor now has a 64MP resolution ISOCELL Bright GW1 Sensor. Other shooters completing the quartet are – 5MP macro camera, 8MP wide-angle camera, and 5MP basic depth sensor.

On the front, there's a 32MP selfie snapper that can shoot 4k Videos and slow fires. The primary lens can take excellent shots in any condition with a fast aperture of f/1.8.

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It also houses an 8-megapixel ultra-wide-angle camera, a 5-megapixel macro camera, and a 5-megapixel depth sensor. Daylight camera performance is good, but low-light camera performance was slightly better than M30s. The photos taken through the macro lens are not sharp.

The AR emoji feature of the Samsung Galaxy M31 uses the phone's front-facing camera to mimic your expressions into cute characters similar to Apple's Animoji. Then there are slow-motion selfies, a feature that's currently only available on the Galaxy M31.

Summary

MegaCamera with ultrahigh resolution but lacks in execution

A Reasonable smartphone with Moderate features

  • Features

    AMOLED Display, Can steam a lot of HD videos, AR emoji Feature, capable Quad cameras.

  • Processor

    An Exynos 9611 chipset powers the Samsung Galaxy M31. For daily tasks, the smartphone is perfect and exerts smooth performance but not what the gamers expect.

  • Battery Performance

    It is the grabbing feature of the Samsung Galaxy M31 because 6000mAh is terrific.

Samsung Galaxy M31 Specifications

  • GENERAL

    Colours

    Black, Blue

    Custom UI

    One UI 2.0

    Device type

    Phablet

    Operating System

    Android 10

    Sim

    Dual Sim

    Status

    Available in India

  • DESIGN

    Height

    159.2

    Thickness

    8.9 mm

    Weight

    191 g

    Width

    75.1

  • DISPLAY

    Aspect Ratio

    19.5:9

    Form Factor

    Touch

    Pixel Density

    411 ppi

    Screen resolution

    1080 x 2340 pixels

    Screen size

    6.4 inches

    Technology

    Super AMOLED (Gorilla Glass 3)

    Touchscreen

    Capacitive Touchscreen

  • PERFORMANCE

    Call Records

    Unlimited

    Card Slot

    microSD Card

    Chipset

    Samsung Exynos 9 Octa 9611

    CPU

    Octa core (Quad 2.3GHz + Quad 1.7GHz)

    External Storage

    Up to 512 GB

    GPU

    Mali-G72 MP3

    Messaging

    SMS, MMS, Email, Push Mail, IM, RSS

    Phonebook

    Unlimited

    RAM

    6 GB

  • STORAGE

    Internal Storage

    64 GB

  • CAMERA

    Camera Features

    Geo-tagging, Panorama, HDR, Face detection, 4k Video Recording

    Front Camera

    32 MP Camera

    Primary camera

    64 MP ( f/1.8) + 8 MP (f/2.2) + 5 MP (f/2.2) + 5 MP (f/2.2) Quad Camera with LED Flash

    Video Recording

    1080p@30fps

  • MULTIMEDIA

    Audio Jack

    3.5mm Audio Jack

    Audio Player

    MP3, AMR-NB, AMR-WB, AAC, AAC+, eAAC+, WMA, Vorbis, FLAC

    FM Radio

    Yes

    Games

    Yes

    Speakers

    Yes, Dolby Atmos

    Video Player

    MP4, M4V, 3GP, 3G2, WMV, ASF, AVI, FLV, MKV, WEBM

  • BATTERY

    Type

    Non-removable Li-Ion 6000 mAh battery

  • CONNECTIVITY

    Bluetooth

    v5.0, A2DP, LE

    Browser

    HTML5

    Edge

    Yes

    GPRS

    Yes

    GPS Facility

    with A-GPS, GLONASS, BDS

    USB

    2.0, Type-C 1.0 reversible connector

    WLAN

    Wi-Fi 802.11 b/g/n/ac, hotspot

  • NETWORK SUPPORT

    2G

    GSM 850 / 900 / 1800 / 1900 MHz

    3G

    HSDPA 850 / 900 / 1900 / 2100 MHz

    4G

    Dual VoLTE

  • MORE FEATURES

    Face Unlock

    Yes

    Fingerprint Sensor

    Yes

    Other Features

    15W Quick Charging, FaceUnlock

    Quick Charging

    Yes, 15W

    Sensors

    Fingerprint Sensor, Accelerometer, Gyro, Proximity, Compass

User Review of Samsung Galaxy M31

0 out of 5
0 Ratings &4 Review
T

Tanmay

Posted on : 4th June 2021

Good Selfie

Phone Display is so smooth Sound quality is good camera quality is very good selfie camera is superb i am very satisfy.

GS

Gautam Sihag

Posted on : 27th April 2021

Performance

No lagging while playing the games, terrefic battery backup, smooth usability experience

KS

Karan Solanki

Posted on : 6th May 2021

Best phone

I Bought this phone for my mother and its perfect for her. Overall a good mobile phone.

A

Aayushman

Posted on : 9th May 2021

Recommended

Highly recommendable, good to go, you can buy this one

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Samsung Galaxy M31 FAQ

Q. What are different RAM & Storage variants available for Samsung Galaxy M31?

Different variants available for Samsung Galaxy M31 are 64GB ROM / 6GB RAM, 128GB ROM / 6GB RAM, 128GB ROM / 8GB RAM.

Q. Does Samsung Galaxy M31 comes with fingerprint sensor?

Yes, it has fingerprint sensor. One can quickly unlock our phone using this important feature.

Q. What's the battery capacity for Samsung Galaxy M31?

This Phone equips with Non-removable Li-Ion 6000 mAh battery .

Q. What are some of the best alternatives available for Samsung Galaxy M31 in the market?

Best alternatives available for Samsung Galaxy M31 are: Xiaomi Redmi Note 10 Pro, Realme 8, Xiaomi Redmi Note 10S, Realme 7, Vivo Y31, Vivo S1, Realme Narzo 30 Pro 5G, Apple iPhone SE, Oppo F17, Vivo Y50.

Q. What are all available bands for Samsung Galaxy M31 ?

Samsung Galaxy M31 comes up with 2g: GSM 850 / 900 / 1800 / 1900 MHz , 3g: HSDPA 850 / 900 / 1900 / 2100 MHz , 4g: Dual VoLTE .

Q. What are different color options available for Samsung Galaxy M31 ?

This phones comes in following colors: Black, Blue .

Q. What are some interesting features available in Samsung Galaxy M31?

Different Features available in Samsung Galaxy M31 are: 15W Quick Charging, FaceUnlock .

Q. What's the dimension of Samsung Galaxy M31 ?

Dimension of Samsung Galaxy M31 is 159.2 X 75.1 X 8.9 mm .

Q. Does Samsung Galaxy M31 has 3.5 mm jack?

Phone having a 3.5mm jack helps to connect to multiple external devices such as headphone, speakers. Samsung Galaxy M31 has headphone jack.

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