After weeks of leaks, teasers and anticipation, South Korean tech giant Samsung’s India-first Galaxy M-series made its official debut on Monday. To start with, the company has announced two models — Samsung Galaxy M10 which is priced at ₹ 7,990 and Galaxy M20 which is priced at ₹ 10,990, which went on sale today in the country via Amazon India and Samsung’s own store.
Samsung Galaxy M10 costs Rs 7,990 for the model with 2GB RAM and 16GB of internal storage. Samsung is also selling the Galaxy M10 with 3GB RAM and 32GB onboard storage. This particular variant is priced at Rs 8,990. The Galaxy m20 can be purchased for Rs 10,990 for the model with 3GB RAM and 32GB internal storage. A slightly better version offers 4GB RAM and 64GB storage. It will cost Rs 12,990. Reliance Jio users who plan to buy the Galaxy M series phones will receive “double-data” on Rs 198 and Rs 299 recharge plans.
The South Korean company has announced that both the phones have seen ‘sold out’ and that the next sale is set for February 7 (Thursday). Samsung also claimed that the response had been “unprecedented” from consumers on both the channels.
After the launch of the M series it appears that xiaomi India has been greatly affected. The company has been making subtle digs at the new Galaxy M series smartphone. Now, the Chinese smartphone major has announced discounts of up to Rs 2500 on its latest redmi 6 series smartphone. This announcement comes soon after Samsung hosted the first the first online sale of its Galaxy M10 and Galaxy M20 smartphone at 2pm today (February 5) on Amazon India’s website. These discounts last for three days between February 6th and February 8th
Samsung Galaxy M20 features the company’s all-new 6.3-inch Infinity V display and is the first phone from Samsung to sport a display notch design. Another highlight of the Galaxy M20 is its massive 5000mAh battery which comes with fast charging support. In the camera department, the M20 sports dual cameras with an ultra-wide lens. The Samsung Galaxy M10 features a 6.22-inch Infinity V display and packs a 3400mAh battery. It packs dual cameras with an ultra-wide lens.
The Samsung Galaxy M20 runs on Android 8.1 Oreo and features a 6.3-inch full-HD+ (1080×2340 pixels) Infinity-V Display with a 19.5:9 aspect ratio. The smartphone is powered by the Exynos 7904 SoC paired with up to 4GB of RAM. In the imaging department, the Samsung M20 comes equipped with dual rear cameras comprising of a 13-megapixel primary sensor and a 5-megapixel ultra-wide sensor, while an 8-megapixel sensor takes care of selfies.
The smaller Samsung M10, on the other hand, comes equipped with a 6.2-inch HD+ (720×1520 pixels) Infinity-V Display that has a 19:9 aspect ratio and runs on Android 8.1 Oreo. The Galaxy M10 is powered by an Exynos 7870 SoC, coupled with 2GB or 3GB of RAM. It sports a dual camera setup on the back that consists of a 13-megapixel primary sensor and a 5-megapixel secondary sensor, while there is a 5-megapixel sensor on the front.
In other Galaxy M-series news, Samsung is continuing to give the final touches to the Galaxy M10 and Galaxy M20 smartphones. The company this week released the first software updates for the phones, which are likely to pop up on the consumer’s versions of the phones as soon as the buyers connect their smartphones to the Internet. The update were minor and mainly included bug fixes and performance enhancements for the Samsung M20 and Galaxy M10.