Samsung’s Latest Galaxy M10 and M20 Smartphones Go on Sale in India For the First Time

Samsung’s Latest Galaxy M10 and M20 Smartphones Go on Sale in India For the First Time

Samsung’s Latest Galaxy M10 and M20 Smartphones Go on Sale in India For the First Time

by February 5, 2019

Samsung Galaxy M series

South Korean tech giant Samsung recently launched its latest offering for budget segment by means of Galaxy M10 and Galaxy M20 smartphones to combat the threat posed by mid-range giants like Xiaomi’s Redmi series. The newly launched M series has gone on sale in India for the first time via and Samsung’s official online store. Notably, India is the first country where Samsung has started selling the M series smartphones.

Samsung Galaxy M10 and M20 Launch Price and Offers

The Galaxy M10 is he cheaper of the two variants which is priced at Rs. 7,990 for the base model with 2GB RAM and 16GB of internal storage. The top model with 3GB RAM and 32GB internal storage is priced at Rs. 8,990. Whereas the Galaxy M20 starts with a price tag of Rs 10,990 for the base model with 3GB RAM and 32GB internal storage while the top variant with 4GB RAM and 64GB onboard storage comes with a price tag of Rs. 12,990. Both the devices are available in either Charcoal Black and Ocean Blue colour options.

As part of the launch offers, Amazon India is giving total damage protection plan for the Galaxy M10 at Rs. 699 and for the Galaxy M20 at Rs. 1,199. In addition, the company is also offering no cost EMI offer for a duration of up to 6 months. Samsung has also partnered with telecom operator Jio to offer 4GB data per day on Rs. 198 and Rs. 299 recharge packs.

Samsung Galaxy M10 and M20 Features and Specifications

The latest Galaxy M series comes equipped with good set of features and specifications for its price. There is a good initial response to both the handsets and Samsung seems to have taken steps in the right direction to capture the lost market share, especially in the mid-range smartphone segment.

Both the Galaxy M10 and M20 are equipped with Samsung’s Infinity V displays that aim to offer an immersive viewing with near bezel-less design and a small notch at the top. The Galaxy M10 features a 6.2-inch HD+ Display with 720×1520 pixel screen resolution and a 19:9 aspect ratio, whereas the Galaxy M20 features a 6.3-inch full-HD+ Display 1080×2340 pixel screen resolution with a 19.5:9 aspect ratio. The Galaxy M10 is powered by an Exynos 7870 SoC along with 2GB or 3GB of RAM and up to 32GB of internal storage which can be expanded up to 512GB via a microSD card. While the Galaxy M20 is powered by Exynos 7904 SoC paired with up to 4GB of RAM and up to 64GB of internal storage which is further expandable via a microSD card up to 512GB. The battery capacity of Galaxy M10 is 3,400mAh (lacks fast charging support), while the Galaxy M20 is backed by an impressive 5,000mAh capacity battery with fast charging support.

Both the phones run Samsung Experience 9.5 UX based on Android 8.1 Oreo operating system out of the box. In the camera department, you get a same dual rear camera set up on both the phones which comprises of a 13-megapixel primary sensor and a 5-megapixel secondary sensor. The Galaxy M10 gets a 5-megapixel selfie shooter, whereas the Galaxy M20 gets an 8-megapixel selfie shooter on the front. For security purpose, the Galaxy M20 features a rear mounted fingerprint sensor but the Galaxy M10 offers a face unlock instead of a fingerprint sensor.

Here’s a quick specs comparison between Galaxy M10 and Galaxy M20 for your reference…

  Samsung Galaxy M10 Samsung Galaxy M20
Display Size 6.22-inch 6.3-inch
Resolution 720 x 1520 pixels 1080 x 2340 pixels
Pixel Density 270 ppi 409 ppi
Aspect Ratio 19:9 19.5:9
Screen-to-Body Ratio 82.47 per cent 83.44 per cent
Display Type TFT TFT
Screen Protection NA Corning Gorilla Glass 6
Dimensions 155.7 x 75.8 x 8.8 mm 74.5 x 156.4 x 8.8 mm
Weight 183 grams 186 grams
Processor Exynos 7870 Exynos 7904
Graphics Mali-T830 Mali-G71 MP2
RAM 2 GB or 3 GB 3 GB or 4 GB
Inbuilt Storage 16 GB or 32 GB 32 GB or 64 GB
Expandable Storage Yes, up to 512 GB Yes, up to 512 GB
Primary Camera 13 MP + 5 MP 13 MP + 5 MP
Secondary Camera 5 MP 8 MP
Flash Yes, Screen Flash Yes, Screen Flash
OS Version Android v8.1 (Oreo) Android v8.1 (Oreo)
Custom UI Experience UI 9.5 Experience 9.5
Battery Capacity 3400 mAh 5000 mAh
Fast Charge Support No No
Wireless Charging No No
Fingerprint Sensor No Yes, Rear mounted
Face Unlcok Yes No
3.5 mm Jack Yes Yes
Waterproof No No
Dustproof No No