The Samsung Galaxy M31 Prime Edition has been in the media for quite some time now. An early listing by Amazon.in offered us a glimpse of some of the key specs as well as the price. The Korean tech giant has now officially launched the Galaxy M31 Prime edition in India.

Samsung Galaxy M31 Prime launched

The Galaxy M31 prime Edition comes several months after the introduction of the Galaxy M31 back in February and the Galaxy M31s which made its entrance in July. 

In terms of the specifications, the Samsung Galaxy M31 Prime Edition comes with the same internal configuration as the Galaxy M31. Just see this as the Prime Edition of the Galaxy M31 perhaps aimed at celebrating Amazon Prime day 2020.

To recall, the Galaxy M31 is fired up by an Exynos 9611 SoC and sports a 6.4-inch FullHD+ Super AMOLED display. For photography, there is a 32MP selfie camera and at the rear, it features a 64MP quad-camera setup.

Samsung Galaxy M31 Prime camera

Proving the interface is the Android 10-based One UI 2.1. The premium mid-range model also comes with a rear-mounted fingerprint reader and gets its juice from a mammoth 6,000 mAh battery with 15W charging.

The Galaxy M31 Prime Edition gets a free 3-month Amazon Prime subscription. It equally comes with an ‘Always On’ Amazon shopping app, which offers quick access to products on Amazon with a right swipe on the home screen. Furthermore, the mobile phone is pre-installed with a dedicated folder that is stuffed with popular Amazon ecosystem apps such as Amazon Shopping, Amazon Prime Video, Amazon Prime Music, Kindle, and Audible.

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Samsung Galaxy M31 Prime

Network Properties

  • 2G bands: GSM 850 / 900 / 1800 / 1900 – SIM 1 & SIM 2
  • 3G bands: HSDPA 850 / 900 / 2100
  • 4G bands: LTE
  • Speed: HSPA 42.2/5.76 Mbps, LTE-A

Launch

  • Announced: 2020, October 14
  • Status: Exp. release 2020, October 17

Design

  • Dimensions: mm
  • Weight: g
  • Build: Glass front (Gorilla Glass 3), plastic back, plastic frame
  • Colors: Ocean Blue, Space Black, Iceberg
  • SIM: Dual SIM (Nano-SIM, dual stand-by)

Display

Type: Super AMOLED

  • Size: 6.4 inches, 100.5 cm2 (~84.1% screen-to-body ratio)
  • Resolution: 1080 x 2340 pixels, 19.5:9 ratio (~403 ppi density)
  • Protection: Corning Gorilla Glass 3

Operating System

  • Android 10, One UI 2.1

Hardware

  • Chipset: Exynos 9611 (10nm)
  • CPU: Octa-core (4×2.3 GHz Cortex-A73 & 4×1.7 GHz Cortex-A53)
  • GPU: Mali-G72 MP3
  • RAM: 6GB
  • Internal Storage: 64GB, 128GB
  • Memory Card slot: microSDXC (dedicated slot)
  • UFS 2.1

Cameras

  • Main Camera: Quad
    • 64 MP, f/1.8, 26mm (wide), 1/1.72″, 0.8µm, PDAF
    • 8 MP, f/2.2, 123˚ (ultrawide), 1/4.0″, 1.12µm
    • 5 MP, f/2.4, (macro)
    • 5 MP, f/2.2, (depth)
  • Features: LED flash, panorama, HDR
  • Video: [email protected], [email protected], gyro-EIS
  • Selfie Camera: Single – 32 MP, f/2.0, 26mm (wide), 1/2.8″, 0.8µm
  • Features: HDR
  • Video: [email protected], [email protected]

Multimedia

  • Radio: FM radio, RDS, recording
  • Loudspeaker: Yes
  • Audio 3.5mm jack: Yes

Connectivity

  • WLAN: Wi-Fi 802.11 a/b/g/n/ac, dual-band, Wi-Fi Direct, hotspot
  • Bluetooth: 5.0, A2DP, LE
  • GPS: Yes, with A-GPS, GLONASS, GALILEO, BDS
  • USB: USB Type-C 2.0

Features

  • Sensors: Fingerprint (rear-mounted), accelerometer, gyro, proximity, compass

Battery

  • Battery Type and Capacity: Lii-Po 6000 mAh, non-removable
  • Charging: Fast charging 15W

Samsung Galaxy M31 Prime Price and Availability

The Galaxy M31 Prime Edition comes in a single 6GB/128GB memory configuration priced at INR16,499 ($225/€190) and has three color options – Ocean Blue, Space Black, and Iceberg Blue. Amazon says there’s a 64GB variant as well, but it’s not mentioned in Samsung’s press release or on its official Indian site.

Samsung Galaxy M31 Prime 1 1

The phone is scheduled to go on sale for the first time in India on October 17 via Samsung’s official store online and Amazon.in as well as on select retail stores across the country. However, Amazon Prime members will get the privilege of buying it a day earlier.

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