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Samsung Galaxy M31 vs Samsung Galaxy M21

Summary
87%
86%
Display

6.4" (16.21 cm)

1080x2340 px, 403 PPI

6.4" (16.21 cm)

1080x2340 px, 403 PPI

Performance

Quad + Quad Core

2.3 GHz + 1.7 GHz, 6 GB RAM

Quad + Quad Core

2.3 GHz + 1.7 GHz, 4 GB RAM

Storage

64 GB

512 GB (Expandable)

64 GB

512 GB (Expandable)

Camera

64 MP + 8 MP + 5 MP + 5 MP (Primary)

32 MP(Front)

48 MP + 8 MP + 5 MP (Primary)

20 MP(Front)

Battery

6000 mAh

48 h talktime (4G)

6000 mAh

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User Rating

★★★★★
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4.3/5 based on 30,678 ratings

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4.2/5 based on 10,401 ratings

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Best Prices
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General
Launch Date

March 4, 2020 (Official)

March 18, 2020 (Official)

Brand

Samsung

Samsung

Model

Galaxy M31

Galaxy M21

Operating System

Android v10 (Q)

Android v10 (Q)

Custom UI

Samsung One UI

Samsung One UI

SIM Slot(s)

Dual SIM, GSM+GSM, Dual VoLTE

Dual SIM, GSM+GSM

SIM Size

SIM1: Nano
SIM2: Nano

SIM1: Nano
SIM2: Nano

Network

4G: Available (supports Indian bands)
3G: Available, 2G: Available

4G: Available (supports Indian bands)
3G: Available, 2G: Available

Fingerprint Sensor

yes

yes

Quick Charging

yes Fast, 15W

yes Fast, 15W

Design
Size Compare
Size Compare
Dimensions

Height: 159.2 mm
Width: 75.1 mm
Thickness: 8.9 mm

Height: 159 mm
Width: 75.1 mm
Thickness: 8.9 mm

Weight

191 grams

188 grams

Build Material


Back: Plastic


Back: Plastic

Colours

Black, Blue

Midnight Blue, Raven Black

Display
Very Good
Very Good
Screen Size

6.4 " (16.21 cm)

6.4 " (16.21 cm)

Screen Resolution

1080 x 2340 pixels

1080 x 2340 pixels

Aspect Ratio

19.5:9

19.5:9

Bezel-less display

yes with waterdrop notch

yes with waterdrop notch

Pixel Density

403 ppi

403 ppi

Display Type

Super AMOLED

Super AMOLED

Screen Protection

Corning Gorilla Glass v3

Corning Gorilla Glass v3

Touch Screen

yes Capacitive Touchscreen, Multi-touch

yes Capacitive Touchscreen, Multi-touch

Screen to Body Ratio (claimed by the brand)

91 %

Screen to Body Ratio (calculated)

83.92 %

84.02 %

Performance
Very Good
Very Good
Chipset

Samsung Exynos 9 Octa 9611

Samsung Exynos 9 Octa 9611

Processor

Octa core (2.3 GHz, Quad core, Cortex A73 + 1.7 GHz, Quad core, Cortex A53)

Octa core (2.3 GHz, Quad core, Cortex A73 + 1.7 GHz, Quad core, Cortex A53)

Architecture

64 bit

64 bit

Graphics

Mali-G72 MP3

Mali-G72 MP3

RAM

6 GB

4 GB

Storage
Best in Class
Best in Class
Internal Memory

64 GB

64 GB

Expandable Memory

yes Up to 512 GB

yes Up to 512 GB

User Available Storage

Up to 49 GB

Up to 49 GB

USB OTG Support

yes

Camera
Very Good
Very Good
Main Camera
Camera Setup

Quad

Triple

Resolution

64 MP f/1.8 (upto 8x Digital Zoom) Primary Camera(26 mm focal length, 1.7" sensor size, 0.8µm pixel size)8 MP f/2.2, Wide Angle, Ultra-Wide Angle Camera(12 mm focal length, 4.0" sensor size, 1.12µm pixel size)5 MP f/2.4 Camera(25 mm focal length, 5.0" sensor size, 1.12µm pixel size)5 MP f/2.2, Depth Camera

48 MP f/2.0 (upto 4x Digital Zoom) Primary Camera
8 MP f/2.2, Wide Angle, Ultra-Wide Angle Camera
5 MP f/2.2, Depth Camera

Sensor

ISOCELL Plus

Autofocus

yes Phase Detection autofocus

yes Phase Detection autofocus

Physical Aperture

F1.8

F2.0

Optical Image Stabilisation

no  No

no  No

Flash

yes LED Flash

yes LED Flash

Image Resolution

9000 x 7000 Pixels

8000 x 6000 Pixels

Settings

Exposure compensation, ISO control

Exposure compensation, ISO control

Shooting Modes

Continuos Shooting, High Dynamic Range mode (HDR)

Continuos Shooting, High Dynamic Range mode (HDR)

Camera Features

8 x Digital Zoom, Auto Flash, Face detection, Touch to focus

4 x Digital Zoom, Auto Flash, Face detection, Touch to focus

Video Recording

3840x2160 @ 30 fps, 1920x1080 @ 30 fps, 1280x720 @ 240 fps

3840x2160 @ 30 fps, 1920x1080 @ 30 fps

Front Camera
Camera Setup

Single

Single

Resolution

32 MP f/2.0 Primary Camera(26 mm focal length, 2.8" sensor size, 0.8µm pixel size)

20 MP f/2.2 Primary Camera

Sensor

Exmor RS

Autofocus

no  No

no  No

Physical Aperture

F2.0

F2.2

Flash

no  No

no  No

Video Recording

1920x1080 @ 30 fps

1920x1080 @ 30 fps

Battery
Excellent
Excellent
Capacity

6000 mAh

6000 mAh

Type

Li-ion

Li-ion

User Replaceable

no  No

no  No

TalkTime

Up to 48 Hours(4G)

Quick Charging

yes Fast, 15W

yes Fast, 15W

Network & Connectivity
SIM Size

SIM1: Nano
SIM2: Nano

SIM1: Nano
SIM2: Nano

Network Support

4G (supports Indian bands), 3G, 2G

4G (supports Indian bands), 3G, 2G

VoLTE

yes

yes

SIM 1

4G Bands:
TD-LTE 2600(band 38) / 2300(band 40) / 2500(band 41)
FD-LTE 2100(band 1) / 1800(band 3) / 2600(band 7) / 900(band 8) / 700(band 28) / 1900(band 2) / 1700(band 4) / 850(band 5) / 700(band 13) / 700(band 17) / 800(band 20) / 850(band 26)
3G Bands:
UMTS 1900 / 2100 / 850 / 900 MHz
2G Bands:
GSM 1800 / 1900 / 850 / 900 MHz
GPRS:
Available
EDGE:
Available
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4G Bands:
TD-LTE 2600(band 38) / 2300(band 40) / 2500(band 41)
FD-LTE 2100(band 1) / 1800(band 3) / 2600(band 7) / 900(band 8) / 850(band 5) / 800(band 20)
3G Bands:
UMTS 1900 / 2100 / 850 / 900 MHz
2G Bands:
GSM 1800 / 1900 / 850 / 900 MHz
GPRS:
Available
EDGE:
Available
Read More..

SIM 2

4G Bands:
TD-LTE 2600(band 38) / 2300(band 40) / 2500(band 41)
FD-LTE 2100(band 1) / 1800(band 3) / 2600(band 7) / 900(band 8) / 700(band 28) / 1900(band 2) / 1700(band 4) / 850(band 5) / 700(band 13) / 700(band 17) / 800(band 20) / 850(band 26)
3G Bands:
UMTS 1900 / 2100 / 850 / 900 MHz
2G Bands:
GSM 1800 / 1900 / 850 / 900 MHz
GPRS:
Available
EDGE:
Available
Read More..

4G Bands:
TD-LTE 2600(band 38) / 2300(band 40) / 2500(band 41)
FD-LTE 2100(band 1) / 1800(band 3) / 2600(band 7) / 900(band 8) / 850(band 5) / 800(band 20)
3G Bands:
UMTS 1900 / 2100 / 850 / 900 MHz
2G Bands:
GSM 1800 / 1900 / 850 / 900 MHz
GPRS:
Available
EDGE:
Available
Read More..

SAR Value

Head: 0.383 W/kg

Head: 0.468 W/kg

Wi-Fi

yes Wi-Fi 802.11, ac/b/g/n/n 5GHz

yes Wi-Fi 802.11, ac/b/g/n/n 5GHz

Wi-Fi Features

Wi-Fi Direct, Mobile Hotspot

Wi-Fi Direct, Mobile Hotspot

Bluetooth

yes v5.0

yes v5.0

GPS

yes with A-GPS, Glonass

yes with A-GPS, Glonass

NFC

no  No

no  No

USB Connectivity

Mass storage device, USB charging

Mass storage device, USB charging

Multimedia
FM Radio

yes

Loudspeaker

yes

yes

Audio Jack

3.5 mm

3.5 mm

Audio Features

Dolby Atmos

Dolby Atmos

Special Features
Fingerprint Sensor

yes

yes

Fingerprint Sensor Position

Rear

Rear

Other Sensors

Light sensor, Proximity sensor, Accelerometer, Gyroscope

Light sensor, Proximity sensor, Accelerometer, Gyroscope

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Related Questions

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  • How to take screenshot on Samsung Galaxy M31 ?

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    Answered By Tisha Jhadav | 5 months ago

    Samsung Galaxy M31 is yet to hit the Indian Markets.

    Thus, all the specifications and other gestures used in the device are yet to be revealed.

    However, if we have a look at the predecessors like M30 and M30s .

    The Power button and the Volume Rocker button when hit together, clicks the Screenshot.

    In the meantime, do not forget to find all the detailed specifications and other latest updates relates to Samsung Galaxy M31 here.

  • Is Samsung Galaxy M31 Waterproof?

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    Answered By Akshay Chatterjee | 5 months ago

    Samsung Galaxy M31 is yet not released in the Indian Market.

    So, all the features and the specifications of the device are yet to be revealed.

    However, looking at the price bracket of the device,it is not expected to be launching with a completely waterproof body but may be introduced with a Water Resistant body.

    In the meantime, do not forget to find all the detailed specifications and other latest updates related to Samsung Galaxy M31 here.



  • Does Samsung Galaxy M21 support OTG?

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    Answered By Kavya Rangan | 2 months ago

    Yes, the Samsung Galaxy M21 does support OTG but the user would have to buy a USB Type-C OTG cable.

    Check Full Device Specifications Samsung Galaxy M21

  • How to record calls on Samsung Galaxy M31 ?

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    Answered By Ram Niwas Goel | 5 months ago

    Most of the Samsung devices come with a Auto Call Recorder.

    This application when activated automatically records all the calls made through the device.

    If your device does not comes with this application , you can always download a Third Party Application for recording calls.

    In the meantime, do not forget to find all the detailed specifications and other latest updates related to Samsung Galaxy M31 here.

  • Does Samsung Galaxy M21 support VoLTE in both the sim slot?

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    Answered By Nischal Chauhan | 2 months ago

    Yes, the Samsung Galaxy M21 does support VoLTE in both the SIMs and the device is also Dual Standby.

    Check Full Device Specifications Samsung Galaxy M21

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