Samsung Electronics has unveiled the Galaxy M31 Prime Edition smartphone in India, expanding its long-lived Galaxy M lineup.
Samsung Galaxy M31 Prime is launched with a huge battery
The model will be sold through the Amazon online store with an Amazon Prime subscription. It is priced at $226 for the version with 6GB of RAM and 64GB of internal storage. Amazon also mentions a version with 128 GB of flash memory, but the price for it has not yet been announced. The smartphone is available in a blue case. Sales will begin shortly – from October 16.
Galaxy M31 Prime is equipped with a Super AMOLED screen of an unnamed size with a waterdrop notch for a 32-megapixel front camera, a quadruple main camera with 64, 8, 5 and 5 megapixel sensors alongside a fingerprint scanner on the back.
The hardware platform is the Exynos 9611 SoC. The 6000 mAh battery supports 15 W charging. According to the manufacturer, the battery life is 21 hours in Wi-Fi internet use mode, 26 hours in video playback mode, 48 hours in talk/video call mode, or up to 119 hours in music playback mode.
Samsung expects incredible growth in Q3 2020
As we can see, recently Samsung has been very successful. It seems that the coronavirus not only did not interfere with the Korean company; but, on the contrary, helped to consolidate the successes.
The company released a forecast that its third-quarter profit will be about 12.3 trillion won ($10.6 billion), up 58% from the same period last year. Samsung also reported that the company’s revenue increased nearly 5% to 66 trillion won ($57 billion).
This optimism and such indicators are especially interesting in light of the fact that the company reported a 56% decrease in profits throughout the year. Samsung did not specify what influenced such results, but, most likely, the growth was due to the high demand for the company’s products – many people had to work from home and more often needed an update of their devices.
The South Korean company sells more smartphones and TVs than any other brand; but it’s not just retail products that are doing so well. Samsung has a very successful business of selling memory chips to device makers around the world.
In recent months, Samsung’s chip manufacturing has received a boost from data centers. Revenue from parts sales increased by 13% in the second quarter to 18.2 trillion won.