Samsung Galaxy A31 vs Galaxy M31, Don’t Choose the Wrong Choice!
Just started selling Samsung Galaxy A31 in Indonesia where the device has competed fiercely in the middle class segment. Even though there is already a sibling, the Galaxy M31 but the A31 has a number of specs that make it more focused on certain users.
In the middle class market segment, the two devices from Samsung will also compete fiercely with the Redmi Note 9 Pro , Realme 6 Pro, and also the Vivo Y50 . Maybe when compared with its competitors it’s clear the difference.
But on the following occasion will be explained related to the comparison of Samsung Galaxy A31 and Samsung Galaxy M31 which are seen as similar between the two, at the same price level. But in fact Samsung has different targets for the two devices. Check out the full discussion below.
- Screen and Design
Both are using a 6.4-inch Super AMOLED panel with 1080 x 2400 pixels Full HD + resolution. And for the shape itself is the same, using a small notch at the top of the screen as a selfie camera.
While the rear is more beautiful Galaxy A31 with a more contemporary and sparkling model. The most striking is the Galaxy M31’s fingerprint sensor which still uses a physical scanner.
- Front and Rear Cameras
For the front camera the Samsung Galaxy M31 is higher with a resolution of 32MP, while its brother Galaxy A31 is only equipped with a 20MP selfie camera sensor only. Where for this ability is no better than Realme 6 Pro at the same price level.
While the rear camera, Galaxy M31 comes with a 64MP resolution sensor + 8MP ultrawide + 5MP macro + 5MP dept sensor. As for the Galaxy A31 comes with a combination of 48MP camera + 8MP ultrawide + 5MP macro + 5MP depth sensor.
- Performance and Memory
For performance issues, the Samsung Galaxy M31 seems a little better with the Exynos 9611 (10nm) chip. Compared to his brother Samsung Galaxy A31 which comes with a MediaTek Helio P65 (12nm) chip. Although they are both octa cores, the 10nm exynos chip is proven to be more power efficient and violent performance.
And embedded internal memory, the Galaxy M31 has only 6GB / 128GB options. Whereas Galaxy A31 comes with 6GB / 128GB and 8GB / 128GB memory. Both can still be expanded with microSD.
- Battery and Fingerprint
The issue of the Samsung Galaxy M31 battery is more champion with a capacity of 6,000 mAh, while the Galaxy A31 only has a capacity of 5,000 mAh only. And fast charging technology support is equally 15W.
Then for the Galaxy A31 turn fingerprint more modern with embedded fingerprint scanner on the screen. Unlike the Galaxy M31 which still uses a physical fingerprint scanner on the back.
This price problem is not much different where the Samsung Galaxy M31 is offered at Rp 4,698,000, – for the normal price. While the Samsung Galaxy A31 is offered at a price of IDR 4,199,000 and IDR 4,499,000.
So for those of you who might focus more on performance and camera, maybe the Galaxy M31 could be the right choice. However, if you are concerned with features and appearance, the Samsung Galaxy A31 might be a more suitable choice for you.