7 Reasons Why Galaxy M10 & Galaxy M20 Are The New Budget Champions
Can Samsung disrupt the budget segment with Galaxy M10, Galaxy M20?
Samsung has been struggling in the Indian smartphone market since Xiaomi took over its crown, and other foreign competitors came with their own budget phones. The new Samsung M series focuses on affordability, latest features and big batteries.
Can Galaxy M10 and Galaxy M20 change the game for Samsung in India?
Once a ruler in the segment, currently could hardly stand against the likes of Realme, Honor, Asus and Xiaomi. Samsung was slowly losing its ground, but it’s latest take with Galaxy M series seems interesting and exciting.
We have chalked down seven reasons why Galaxy M10 and Galaxy M20 can be the new budget killers.
The most important factor in the Indian smartphone market, pricing play a major role. Till now Samsung has repeatedly failed to pitch smartphones against its competition. Realme, Asus, Honor and Xiaomi has some great smartphones available with better features and lesser prices. Samsung Galaxy M10 and Galaxy M20 will change that for Samsung in the price category.
- Galaxy M10: Rs 7,990 (16GB), Rs 8,990 (32GB)
- Galaxy M20: Rs 10,990 (32GB), Rs 12,990 (64GB)
New Generation Infinity-V Displays
While Samsung has been ignoring the notch trend since 2017, but finally had to surrender to the growing trend. Galaxy M10 and Galaxy M20 come with Infinity-V displays, which are essentially the dewdrop notched displays. Galaxy M10 has a 6.2-inch HD+ in an 19.5:9 aspect ratio, while Galaxy M20 has a 6.3-inch Full HD+ display in an 19.9:5 aspect ratio.
Both Galaxy M10 and Galaxy M20 come with rear dual systems. The cameras can capture a lot of details. Color reproduction and color accuracy are above average. Both Samsung Galaxy M10 and Galaxy M20 feature a 13MP primary sensor with f/1.9 aperture coupled with a 5MP secondary ultra wide-angle sensor with f/2.2 aperture.
Both Samsung Galaxy M10 and Galaxy M20 run on Android 8.1 Oreo with Experience UI 9.5 on top. The new Experience UI come with improved features like one handed usability, navigation gestures, adoptable storage, design elements, smart orientation, new battery optimisation features and more.
A feature been missed by several Samsung users. Samsung phones sucked when it came to batteries. But with Galaxy M10 and Galaxy M20, Samsung plans to change it. The budget Samsung M10 houses a comparatively large 3,400mAh battery and the Galaxy M20 sports a massive 5,000mAh battery.
Widevine L1 Certification
You may have earlier heard about this when the new of Poco F1 not supporting Netflix in HD went viral. Widevine DRM is basically a digital rights management component of Android MediaDRM. Instead of the budget pricing, both Galaxy M10 and Galaxy M20 come with Widevine L1 certification for HD streaming on popular platforms like Amazon Prime or Netflix.
With the massive 5,000mAh battery, Samsung Galaxy M20 promises two days of battery life. At par with Asus ZenFone Max Pro M2 and ZenFone Max Pro M1, the new Samsung Galaxy M2 also packs in a huge 5,000mAh battery. Also, the smartphone supports up to 15W fast charging.
Samsung Galaxy M10 and Galaxy M20 will go on sale from February 5 via Amazon India and Samsung India online store!