Samsung plans India-only phones to challenge Chinese rivals

Samsung plans India-only phones to challenge Chinese rivals

Samsung plans India-only phones to challenge Chinese rivals

The South Korean company has sent press release to confirm that it will be holding an unveil event in India to announce the Galaxy M series smartphones on January 28.

Samsung is working on a new smartphone that will only be available online.

The new range comes with powerful display, camera, battery and a processor - helping the devices deliver power-packed performance for millennials. Featuring the first smartphones from the brand to come with waterdrop notch, the Galaxy M series phones have been subject to a ton of leaks and rumours previously. The Galaxy M10 and M20 have been rumoured to be the first Samsung phones with Infinity-V displays. "Inspired by millennials and designed in India, Galaxy M will empower the millennials like never before". There is also a Galaxy M30 in the works that is said to launch in India at a later date.

These being said, we will get back to the Galaxy M series at the end of the month, so stay tuned.

Another Netherlands based website has shared images of the Galaxy M20 and its specifications based on details scraped from the manual guide for the phone. A 5,000 mAh battery keeps the lights on, while the M20 measures 156.4 x 74.5 x 8.8 mm and weighs 183g.

According to the report, the rear camera confirmation on Galaxy M20 is 13MP +5MP with 1.12 μm pixel size for the 13MP sensor and f/1.9 aperture. A selfie camera is present inside the notch while earpiece is fitted between the on the top edge of the phone above the front-facing camera. The Galaxy M20 is said to be powered by an Exynos 7904 chipset which will be paired with 4GB of RAM for multitasking and will offer a storage space of 32GB.

Earlier, Samsung confirmed the Galaxy M devices would be priced between Rs 10,000 and Rs 20,000, giving a tough fight to brands such as Xiaomi, Asus, Honor, HMD Global and Motorola.

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