Samsung Galaxy A31 is a budget friendly mid-ranger that offers an impressive battery, amazing performance and incredible design.
Design & Display
The design of the Galaxy A31 is simple and elegant. This galaxy weighs 185 grams and measures 159.3 x 73.1 x 8.6 mm.
The screen is a 6.4, Infinity U, Super AMOLED display. It has a 1080 x 2400 (FHD+) px resolution with an aspect ratio of 20:9. The high-quality display enables you to immerse yourself in the screen while playing games or watching videos.
The colors that this phone comes in are Prism Crush Black, Prism Crush White and Prism Crush Blue.
Internal design, UI and Performance
The operating system on A31 is One UI 2.0 on Android 10. The Chipset used in this device is Mediatek MT6768 Helio P65 that runs perfectly smooth and without any lags.
Edge panels is a popular feature for quick access to apps, actions, tools, etc. There is also Edge lighting that lights up in different colors to alert you when there is a notification.
As for the memory, the Galaxy A31 offers 4GB and 6GB RAM with the option of 64GB, or 128GB storage.
The camera setup is fantastic in this device offering, a Multi Quad Camera. The main 48MP camera comes with a Digital Zoom up to 8x and delivers sharp images with good dynamic range. Then we have the 8MP ultra-wide camera with a 123° field of view.
The upgraded 5MP Macro Camera produces even more high-quality and detailed close-ups.
Finally, there is the 5MP Depth Camera that offers noise-free images and a better bokeh effect. It is exciting to know that it comes with a lot of Live Focus effects.
The selfie camera has an impressive 20MP lens that delivers stunning, high resolution photos with great colors and saturation.
As for recording videos, With A31, you can shoot 1080p videos at 30fps.
There is also the portrait mode or Live Focus that features a lot of effects and can be used for both pictures and videos.
The battery capacity in the A31 is extraordinary. It offers a powerful Li-Po 5000 mAh battery that supports fast-charging up to 15W and Audio Playback up to 97 hours.
The Galaxy A31’s loudspeaker offers low-frequency response and high audio quality.
It features sensors like accelerometer, FM Radio, NFC, Geomagnetic Sensor, Light Sensor, gyro, Virtual Proximity and compass.
As for Biometric security, you can use both optical fingerprint reader and face detection.
This smartphone has an excellent battery life, a high-quality camera and great overall performance. Galaxy A31 undoubtedly fulfills all your needs at a reasonable price.
|Technology||GSM / HSPA / LTE|
|Camera||Photo / Video|
|Announced||2020, March 24|
|Status||Available. Released 2020, April 27|
|Weight||185 g (6.53 oz)|
|SIM||Single SIM (Nano-SIM) or Dual SIM (Nano-SIM, dual stand-by)|
|Type||Super AMOLED capacitive touchscreen, 16M colors|
|Size||6.4 inches, 98.9 cm2 (~84.9% screen-to-body ratio)|
|Resolution||1080 x 2400 pixels, 20:9 ratio (~411 ppi density)|
|OS||Android 10, One UI 2.0|
|Chipset||Mediatek MT6768 Helio P65 (12nm)|
|CPU||Octa-core (2x2.0 GHz Cortex-A75 & 6x1.7 GHz Cortex-A55)|
|Card slot||microSDXC (dedicated slot)|
|Internal||64GB 4GB RAM, 128GB 4GB RAM, 128GB 6GB RAM|
|Features||LED flash, panorama, HDR|
|Quad||48 MP, f/2.0, 26mm (wide), 1/2.0", 0.8µm, PDAF 8 MP, f/2.2, 123˚, (ultrawide), 1/4.0", 1.12µm 5 MP, f/2.4, (macro) 5 MP, f/2.4, (depth)|
|Single||20 MP, f/2.2, (wide)|
|WLAN||Wi-Fi 802.11 a/b/g/n/ac, dual-band, Wi-Fi Direct, hotspot|
|Bluetooth||5.0, A2DP, LE|
|GPS||Yes, with A-GPS, GLONASS, GALILEO, BDS|
|Radio||FM radio, RDS, recording|
|USB||2.0, Type-C 1.0 reversible connector, USB On-The-Go|
|NFC||Yes (market/region dependent)|
|Sensors||Fingerprint (under display, optical), accelerometer, gyro, proximity, compass|
|Charging||Fast charging 15W|
|Colors||Prism Crush Black, Prism Crush Blue, Prism Crush Red, Prism Crush White|
|Models||SM-A315F, SM-A315F/DS, SM-A315G/DS|
|SAR EU||0.49 W/kg (head) 1.68 W/kg (body)|
|Performance||AnTuTu: 151815 (v8) GeekBench: 5096 (v4.4), 1216 (v5.1) GFXBench: 7fps (ES 3.1 onscreen)|
|Display||Contrast ratio: Infinite (nominal)|