For the best place in the mid-range smartphone, brands like Samsung, Xiaomi are constantly pushing themselves. The Galaxy A-series and the M-series are the mid-range devices from Samsung. From the M-series we have Galaxy M10, M20, M30s, M40 are available in Nepal for purchase. Everything a mid-ranger would look for is packed in the Galaxy M-series. Samsung released its flagships during the Samsung Unpack event: Galaxy S20 series and Galaxy Z Flip. Now it’s time for the mid-range devices. Previously, we had a couple of leaks about the new mid-range from Samsung-Samsung Galaxy M31. Now Samsung has officially announced this addition in its M-series. The expected price of Galaxy M31 in Nepal is Rs 30,000 for the base model.
Design and Display
Galaxy M31 houses a 6.4-inch Super AMOLED FHD+ display with 1080 x 2340 pixels. It has a peak brightness of 420 nits. The display has a waterdrop and a slightly visible chin on the bottom. For the protection, we have Gorilla Glass 3. Talking about the device aesthetics we have plastic back with a plastic frame. Power button and the volume rocker both are placed on the right edge of the device. There’s a rear-mounted fingerprint sensor as well. Good news for all 3.5mm headphone jack lovers as M31 has headphone jack on the bottom edge.
64MP Rear Quad Camera Setup
For a mid-range device, Galaxy M31 packs an impressive set of camera lenses for both selfie and rear. For the selfie camera, we have a 32MP lens that is confined by the waterdrop notch. With the selfie lens, you can shoot videos 1080p@30fps, HDR. You can capture slo-mo videos, do 4K recording and many more.
For the rear camera, we have a 64MP quad-camera setup. Yep, it’s 64MP. The rear quad camera consists of 64MP + 8MP + 5MP + 5MP lenses. These quad lenses are aligned in a rectangular box with an LED flash. With the rear lenses, you can shoot videos 2160p@30fps, 1080p@30fps, gyro-EIS, HDR.
Performance, Battery and Software
The octa-core Exynos 9611 (10nm) powers Galaxy M31 as chipset. For the GPU we have Mali-G72 MP3. This device runs on Android 10.0 alongside One UI 2.0. For the memory, we have 6GB of RAM coupled with 64GB and 128GB internal storage. The internal storage is expandable with microSDCX up to 512GB It uses the shared SIM slot. Monstrous 6000mAh battery fuels M31. Not only that, but it also supports 15-watt fast charging. For the charging port, we have the standard USB Type-C. Features like accelerometer, gyro, proximity, compass and many more are on M31. Ocean Blue and Space Black are the available color variants.
Samsung Galaxy M31 Key Specifications
|Display||6.4-inch, Super AMOLED, 1080 x 2340 Pixels
Protection: Corning Gorilla Glass 3
|Chipset||Exynos 9611 (10nm)|
|Memory||6/64GB RAM & 6/128GB
Expandable up to 512GB using microSDXC (uses shared SIM slot)
|Primary Camera (Quad)||64 MP, f/1.8, 26mm (wide), 1/1.72″, 0.8µm, PDAF + 8 MP, f/2.2, 12mm (ultrawide), 1/4.0″, 1.12µm + 5 MP, f/2.2, 25mm (macro), 1/5.0″, 1.12µm + 5 MP, f/2.2, (depth)
Videos : 2160p@30fps, 1080p@30fps, gyro-EIS
|Selfie Camera||32 MP, f/2.0, 26mm (wide), 1/2.8″, 0.8µm
Shoot videos: 1080p@30fps,HDR
|OS and UI||Android 10.0; One UI 2.0|
|Battery||6000mAh, 15-Watt fast charging|
|Color Variants||Ocean Blue, Space Black|
|Samsung Galaxy M31 Price in Nepal||~Rs 30,00 (6/64GB)|
Price and Availability in Nepal
Samsung Galaxy M31 is just announced. The 6.4-inch Super AMOLED FHD+ display, 64MP rear quad camera setup, 6000mAh battery all are packed under the hood of M31. There’s no denying that for a mid-range device, Galaxy M31 looks stunning.
It will be available for purchase from 5th March in India. The price of Galaxy M31 in India is INR 15999 for 6/64 GB. Although we have not received any confirmation from the officials regarding the price and availability of this device here, it is likely to hit the Nepali market sooner or later. The expected price of Galaxy M31 in Nepal is Rs 30,000. This is a great device but if you are planning to buy a device under Rs 30,000 and in search of more option then please read, Best smartphone to buy in Nepal under Rs 30,000. Stick with us for the updates on price and availability of Galaxy M31 in Nepal.
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