Samsung launched its third M series smartphone in India on Wednesday aka the Galaxy M30. Beginning this month, Samsung kicked off its M series in India with the launch of Galaxy M10 and Galaxy M20. With the new M series, the South Korean smartphone maker is preparing to take on the likes of Xiaomi in India. The Galaxy M30 has been launched for a starting price of Rs 14,990 in India which means it will go against the Redmi Note 7 which is set to launch in India today. Overall, the Galaxy M30 is a much-upgraded version of the Galaxy M20. The new Samsung Galaxy M30 comes packed with super AMOLED display, triple rear cameras, waterdrop notch, among other things.
For the pricing, the Galaxy M30 4GB RAM and 64GB storage model comes for Rs 14,990 while the price of the 6GB RAM and 128GB storage has been launched for Rs 17,990. In comparison, the Galaxy M20 is slightly lower priced. The 3GB RAM/32GB storage model of the Galaxy M20 comes for Rs 10,990 while the 4GB RAM/64GB storage model of the phone comes for Rs 12,990. Let’s quickly take a look at how different is Galaxy M30 from M20.
The Samsung Galaxy M20 comes packed with a 6.3-inch Infinity-V display with a Full HD+ resolution. On the other hand, the newly launched Galaxy M30 comes packed with a 6.4-inch Full HD+ Super AMOLED display. The M30 includes a U-shaped notch on the top of the display. It's good to see Samsung going with a Super AMOLED display for the Galaxy M30 as it's one of the biggest differentiating factors.
The Samsung Galaxy M20 is powered by a 1.8GHz Exynos 7904 processor and comes paired with up to 4GB RAM and 64GB of internal storage. The Galaxy M30 is also powered by a 1.8GHz octa-core Exynos 7904 chipset paired with up to 6GB RAM and 128GB of internal storage.
As far as the camera setup is concerned, the Galaxy M20 on the back includes a dual camera setup with 13MP+5MP configuration. On the front, the Galaxy M20 consists of an 8MP selfie camera. The Galaxy M30, on the other hand, also includes 13MP + 5MP configuration dual camera setup on the back while on the front the new Samsung phone packs a 16MP selfie shooter with Live Focus support.
On the software front, both the Samsung Galaxy M20 and M30 run on Samsung Experience 9.5 UI based on Android 8.1 Oreo. There are no words on whether the two Galaxy M series will get Android 9 Pie update any time soon or not.
Interestingly both the Samsung Galaxy M20 and M30 are backed by a massive 5000mAh battery. The Galaxy M30 comes with gradient finish which enhances the overall look of the phone compared to the M20.