Samsung’s M series is finally off to the ground, starting in India. Today Samsung unveiled the Galaxy M10 and the Galaxy M20 as first members of its new midrange lineup.
The all-new Samsung Galaxy M lineup is official, and for now, it has two members – Galaxy M10 and Galaxy M20. Looking at the pricing and the specifications on these two smartphones, these are a clear rival of Redmi and Realme smartphones. Even more, the smartphone come under Made In India branding and targets the domestic market. The aggressive pricing on the new Galaxy phones can be a significant threat to Xiaomi’s USP that has always been its low pricing. Also, its worth mentioning that the M10 and M20 are the company’s first handsets that feature a notch. Well, Samsung likes to call it Infinity-V display.
Samsung Galaxy M10, Galaxy M20 price in India
The pricing on the Galaxy M10 and Galaxy M20 are the principal assets of these phones. The entry-level Samsung Galaxy M10 starts at Rs. 7,990 for the 2/16GB of internal configuration. The one with 3/32GB of internals sets back at Rs. 8,990 only.
On the other hand, the Samsung Galaxy M20 comes cheap, as well. The entry variant of the M20 with 3/32GB of internals sets back at Rs. 10,990, while the mightier one with 4/64GB of internal storage costs at Rs. 12,999.
Both the phones will begin its sales through Amazon.in and Samsung India e-store, starting February 5. There are two available color option – Charcoal Black or Ocean Blue color. Additionally, the company presents an introductory offer with its partnership with Jio 4G. You can avail “Double-Data” on Rs. 198 and Rs. 299 recharge packs.
Samsung Galaxy M20
The Samsung Galaxy M20 is the mighty of the two and packs a decent sum of features. The front of the smartphone s a 6.3-inch 2340x1080px IPS LCD with a waterdrop notch. The notch looks modern with V-shape and houses an 8MP f/2.0 selfie camera that doubles as a Face Unlock scanner. The rear of the handset has two camera setup with a 13MP primary sensor with f/1.9 aperture. The other lens is a 5MP f/2.2 ultra-wide angle snapper.
Under the hood, the phone packs a capable Exynos 7904SoC (14nm, 4x Cortex-A73 @ 1.8GHz and 4x Cortex-A53 @ 1.8GHz) with 3GB or 4GB of RAM. Even more, the phone packs a massive 5,000mAh battery with15W wired charging support that supports USB Type-C port. Internally, the phone has 64Gigs of storage, and it runs on Samsung Experience 9.5 on top of Android Oreo 8.1. It’s worth mentioning that the phone still supports a 3.5mm headphone jack and has a hybrid SIM slot. For biometrics, the phone has a physical fingerprint reader on the rear, as well.
Samsung Galaxy M10
The Samsung Galaxy M10 is not the mighty one, but it packs a lot of specifications. The front of the phone is a 6.2-inch LCD of the lower 1520x720px resolution and an Infinity V-notch. The notch on the phone houses a 5MP f/2.0 selfie camera and the phone has no fingerprint scanner. The Galaxy M10 features a dual camera setup on the back – 13MP regular + 5MP ultra-wide.
Under the hood, the Galaxy M10 features a less powerful Exynos 7870 (14nm 8x Cortex-A53 @ 1.6GHz) SoC along with either 2GB or 3GB of RAM. A notable letdown on the phone is the 3,430 mAh battery, but it’s fine for the average consumers. Anyways, there is no fast charging, but the handset will provide you with regular charging. The Samsung Galaxy M10 will feature 16GB and 32GB of internal storage options. Also, the smartphone comes with a Micro-USB port.