Samsung has launched the successor of Samsung M31 which was launched last year, Price of Samsung M31s starts at 19,499 Rs. Here we will found out how it fares against Poco X2, Realme 6 and it’s own predecessor M31.
6.5 Inch Super Amoled Display
6000 Mah Battery with 25W fast charger
Exynos 9611 processor
Quad Camera Setup at rear including 64 MP main sensor
Here is the detailed specifications overview and comparison with the competitors:-
Design and Display
Samsung M31s has got a beautiful 6.5 inch Super AMOLED display with FULL HD + resolution. It comes with standard 60 hz refresh rate unlike the higher refresh rate panels in Poco X2 or Realme 6 Pro but both these devices do not have the luxury of having an AMOLED screen. Samsung M31s has got the better looking design and far better display than it’s competition which produces punchy and vivid colors.
Samsung M31s comes with Hole punch design and has got Gorilla Glass 3’s protection on the front while the back of the phone is made from plastic.
Performance and Software
Samsung M31s is powered by Exynos 9611 processor which is good enough to handle day to day tasks but Exynos 9611 is not as powerful as the Snapdragon 730 or Snapdragon 720g offered in the devices like Poco X2 and Redmi Note 9 pro max.
Samsung M31s ships with Android 10 on the top of one ui 2.0 which is very feature rich and almost clean.
Camera on the Samsung M31s has been improved and it’s not definitely better than Samsung M31 as it comes with the quad camera setup at the back with 64 MP main camera with f/1.8 Aperture, 12 MP Ultra wide angle sensor with 123 degree field of view, 5MP macro and 5MP depth sensor to help in portraits.
Samsung M31s can record videos upto 4K@30fps from rear camera and it has got the EIS for the video stabilisation. Like other Samsung smartphones, Samsung M31s also offers single take feature which allows users to capture a moment in different perspectives.
Samsung M31s consists a 32 MP, with f/2.2 aperture which can record videos upto 4K@30fps.
Overall the camera on M31s is very capable and can match with like of Poco X2 and Redmi Note 9 Pro max and it offers more camera features than the competition.
Battery, Charging and Connectivity
Samsung M31s consists a humongous 6000Mah battery which is the best in this segment and it comes with a 25W fast charger out of the box which is really impressive. It has got a unique feature called “Reverse charging” as it can charge other phones with the cable.
Samsung M31s offers a Type C cable and also offers a 3.5 mm headphone jack which has become rare these days. Samsung M31s offers bluetooth 5.0 for the better connectivity.
For the bio metric, it has a side mounted finger print sensor which is fast and accurate and works very well.
Storage and RAM Options
Samsung M31s comes in 2 variants, base variants offers 6GB RAM with 128 GB UFS 2.1 storage while the top end variant offers 8GB RAM with 128 GB storage.
Price and availability
Smasung M31s starts with 19,499 Rs and goes upto the 21,499 Rs for it’s 8GB+128GB variant. It is available on Amazon here.
Samsung M31s is a nice upgrade over M31 as it offers better cameras, display and internals. It is also a good deal if we compare it with Poco X2, Redmi Note 9 Pro max as it offers better AMOLED display, better cameras, better software experience, better battery life and faster charging however if you are a gamer and want more performance oriented smartphone under 20,000 rs then you should checkout the Poco X2