Samsung Galaxy M31s vs Galaxy M31 ! The Better Choice?

Samsung already has a ton of devices in the market and plans more launches every year. The Samsung Galaxy M31 was launched earlier this year around March. While its upgraded and newer version, the Samsung Galaxy M31s was unveiled today in India. The Galaxy M31s is expected to go on sale starting around 6th August. While both the smartphones are just mere months apart, we shall go over the differences that set them apart, and may even decide on the better of the 2. Here are the quick comparison between Samsung Galaxy M31s vs Galaxy M31 and which one you should buy !

Galaxy M31s VS Galaxy M31 Price

The Galaxy M31 is available in the market at, for the 6 GB RAM variants, Rs.16,499 and Rs.17,499 for the 64 GB storage and 128 GB storage respectively, while at Rs.19,499 for the 8 GB RAM, 128 GB model. Meanwhile, the Galaxy M31s starts at a price of Rs.19,499 for the 6 GB RAM and Rs.21,499 for the 8 GB RAM, both having 128 GB storage facility. It’s offered in the ‘Mirage Black’ and ‘Mirage Blue’ color options. Come 6th August and they can be bought from both the Samsung Shop and Amazon India as well.

Galaxy M31s VS Galaxy M31 Display

The Galaxy M31 showcases a 6.4 inch full HD+ Super AMOLED Infinity-U display i.e. a display with water drop notch. The newer model sports a 6.5 inch full HD+ Super AMOLED Infinity O display i.e. the hole punch is at the top center of the screen.


Both devices support dual SIM (Nano) and run Android 10 with One UI 2.0. Each has an octa- core Exynos 9611 processor. So, in terms of performance, not much a jump can be seen or expected between the two.


Both have a 6,000 mAH battery but have different charging tech. The M31 supports 15W fast charging while the newer model comes bundled with a 25W USB Type-C to USB Type-C cable charger.

Both have their fingerprint sensors on the rear and are equipped with the popular 3.5 mm headphone jack too.


Coming to the camera, both display a quad camera setup but with different sensors. The Samsung Galaxy M31 offers a 64 MP primary Samsung ISOCELL Bright GW1 sensor with an f/1.8 lens, an 8 MP sensor with an f/2.2a 123-degree ultra-wide-angle lens, a 5 MP depth sensor and another 5 MP macro lens.

Contrarily, the Samsung Galaxy M31s features a 64 MP primary Sony IMX682 sensor with an f/1.8 lens. Along with it comes a 12 MP 123 degree ultra-wide angle lens sensor as well as a 5 MP depth sensor and a 5 MP macro lens. It even has a Intelli-Cam pre-installed feature for an elevated camera user experience. On the front, both display a 32 MP selfie camera supporting 4K video recording as well as slo-mo recording.


While considering all the differences and focusing on the overall device processor and performance, it might not be a worthwhile jump for owners of the Samsung Galaxy M31, but it is a decent and cheaper alternative to many other devices in this price range in the current smartphone market.

Deepanjan Datta

Deepanjan Datta

Management student who likes to write articles at times, into mobile photography and likes to cook as a hobby.

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