Samsung is reveal its new Galaxy M Series in India today, in a bid to contend against Chinese competitors like Xiaomi. The two Android mobile phones, the M10 and M20, both consist of Samsung’s new “Infinity-V” teardrop display, and are engineered to be successors to the A series of handsets. Samsung is clearly focusing on millennials with the Galaxy M, and the company has joined up with Amazon India for its launch.
The Galaxy M20 has a 6.3-inch display (1080 × 2340) with a 19.5:9 aspect ratio, and it’s driven by the new Exynos 7904 quad-core processor. Samsung is giving two variants of the Galaxy M20, with 3GB of RAM and 32GB of storage, or 4GB of RAM and 64GB of storage. Surprisingly, Samsung is incorporating a 5,000 mAh battery on the Galaxy M20, which should give it good battery life for such a budget friendly smartphone.
Samsung’s Galaxy M10 features a 6.22-inch display (720 × 1520) with a 19.5:9 aspect ratio. Samsung is running the Galaxy M10 with the Exynos 7870, which should make it more power productive. There’s a more compact 3,400 MaH battery as a result. Both gadgets will have dual rear cameras, with a 13-megapixel F1.9 main camera, along with an ultrawide five-megapixel F2.2 camera. Samsung is also incorporating a rear-mounted fingerprint sensor, USB-C, and a headphone jack on both the Galaxy M20 and M10.
Both of these devices are important for Samsung. Data from Counterpoint discloses that Xiaomi went ahead of Samsung’s Indian market share in late 2017, and has held onto the lead throughout 2018.
Samsung has been attempting to fight back against the strong rivals in India, and the distance between Samsung and Xiaomi is now beginning to widen. Samsung’s Galaxy M Series is a solid attempt to try and get back the top spot in 2019 and beyond.
Samsung’s Galaxy M10 will be cost starting at Rs. 7,990 ($112), and the Galaxy M20 starts off at Rs. 10,990 ($155). Both will be available in the market in ocean blue and charcoal black variations from February 5th at Samsung’s online store or Amazon.