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Samsung Galaxy M10 and M20: Affordable smartphones that are bang for buck

Samsung Galaxy M Series smartphones to launch in India today; Check out the price, features and more Samsung's New Galaxy M10 & Galaxy M20 Smartphones Launched With Infinity-V Displays
Emmett Howard | 29 January, 2019, 06:02

This segment has seen vast popularity and growth over a couple of years in the country, which led Samsung to bring this new Galaxy M series smartphones with a complete design overhaul.

For a couple of months now, we've been hearing about Samsung's Galaxy M, which was rumored to be a line of budget phones destined for India.

Lastly, Samsung Galaxy M10, as per the IANS report, will be available in 2GB RAM and 16GB storage and 3GB RAM and 32GB storage variants.

The Samsung Galaxy M20 will feature an FHD+ resolution display with a water-drop (infinity-U) notch, offering higher screen to body ratio.

The Galaxy M30, according to a Geekbench listing, will be powered by a Exynos 7885 chipset coupled with 4GB of RAM.

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Yes, these devices may look a lot like the OnePlus 6T, but they're not going to deliver the same speed. There's also support for Dual SIM VoLTE and expandable storage (up to 512GB) on both.

For imaging, it also gets a 13MP f/1.9 main + 5MP Ultra-wide-angle shooter while the front gets a lower resolution 5MP f/2.0 selfie camera.

The phones go on sale February 5th, with Ocean Blue and Charcoal Black colorways available. We've got a 5MP front camera instead of the M20's 8MP shooter, microUSB instead of USB-C, and no fingerprint scanner at all. The Korean smartphone brand was once a dominant player in a huge market like India but lately, they were overtaken by new and affordable Chinese rivals like Xiaomi.

The Galaxy M20, as the name suggests, is the more powerful, more expensive model of the bunch. The much-anticipated mid-range smartphones - the Galaxy M10 and the Galaxy M20 have been unveiled today by the company. Samsung seems to have taken some serious feedback from its loyal consumer base, and when it comes to Galaxy M lineup, the company is now even trying to deliver. It will be powered by Exynos 7885 processor paired with 3GB of RAM. The latter price pits the M20 squarely against devices like Xiaomi's Redmi Note series and the ~$197 Realme 2 Pro. There is a fingerprint sensor at the back, and the phone also comes with a face unlock feature.

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