Top Samsung Galaxy M Series Smartphones in 2020

The Galaxy M Series has few devices (it’s a relatively new series) but boasts of really interesting devices from Samsung. First announced in 2019, picture the Galaxy M series as a line of budget smartphones. The series serve as a successor to the Samsung mega phablets and targets mid-range and low-range smartphone users.

This post takes you through the top Samsung Galaxy M series smartphones in 2020 that you should consider buying.

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The M series positions Samsung as a poses competition to other Chinese smartphone brands like Huawei, Oppo, Vivo, Xiaomi, and even the Trassion brands (Infinix, TECNO, and iTel) that are popular among low-end smartphone users in Africa. This competition hinges on pricing and specification.

Find below a list of every member of the Galaxy M series.

Full List of Samsung Galaxy M Series Smartphones

  • Galaxy M10 – $177
  • Galaxy M10s – $199
  • Galaxy M20 – $144
  • Galaxy M30 – $333
  • Galaxy M30s – $215
  • Galaxy M40 – $444
  • Galaxy M01 – $115
  • Galaxy M01s – $136
  • Galaxy M11 – $177
  • Galaxy M21 – $225
  • Galaxy M31 – $279
  • Galaxy M31s – $307
  • Galaxy M51 – $340

Despite being budget smartphones, a couple of these devices are really great. They also possess impressive specifications and designs accompanying them. Take a look at the key specifications for some of these Galaxy M devices.

Top Samsung Galaxy M Series Smartphones in 2020

1. Samsung Galaxy M40

Samsung Galaxy M Series

A triple rear-camera surely looks good on any device and the Galaxy M40 features one. Asides the camera, it features quite powerful specs in the storage area. Maybe not so much on the battery side though.

Galaxy M40 Specs

  • DISPLAY: 6.3″ FHD+ IPS LCD Infinity-O Display
  • OS: Android 9.0 (Pie); One UI
  • PROCESSOR: Qualcomm Snapdragon 675
  • ROM: 64 or 128 GB
  • RAM: 4 or 6 GB
  • REAR CAMERA: 32 MP, 8 MP, 5 MP
  • FRONT CAMERA: 16 MP
  • BATTERY: 3,500 mAh
  • Fingerprint Scanner: YES
  • 15W Fast Charging: YES

PRICE: $444

2. Samsung Galaxy M30s

Think of the Galaxy M40, but with a monster battery. Yes, that’s what the M30s is.

Galaxy M30s Specs

  • DISPLAY: 6.4″ FHD+ Super AMOLED Infinity-U Display
  • OS: Android 9.0 (Pie); One UI
  • PROCESSOR: Samsung Exynos 9611 Octa
  • ROM: 64 or 128 GB
  • RAM: 4 or 6 GB
  • REAR CAMERA: 48 MP, 8 MP, 5 MP
  • FRONT CAMERA: 16 MP
  • BATTERY: 6,000 mAh Li-Po 
  • Fingerprint Scanner: YES
  • 15W Fast Charging: YES

PRICE: $215

3. Samsung Galaxy M31

Released in 2020, and part of the lineup of the 2nd generation of the series, the Galaxy M31 device comes as an upgrade to previous members. In almost all parts and specs of the device.

Galaxy M31 Specs

  • DISPLAY: 6.4″ FHD+ Super AMOLED Infinity-U Display
  • OS: Android 10 (One UI 2)
  • PROCESSOR: Samsung Exynos 9611 Octa-cre
  • ROM: 64 or 128 GB
  • RAM: 6 GB
  • REAR CAMERA: 64 MP (Wide), 8 MP (Ultrawide), 2x 5 MP (Macro/Depth)
  • FRONT CAMERA: 32 MP
  • BATTERY: 6000 mAh
  • 15W Adaptive Fast Charging: YES

PRICE: $279

4. Samsung Galaxy M31s

There are just a few differences between this and the Galaxy M31. Differences in terms of display, memory, and fast charging tech are evident. And a lot more similarities.

Galaxy M31s Specs

  • DISPLAY: 6.5″ FHD+ Super AMOLED Infinity-O
  • OS: Android 10: one UI 2
  • PROCESSOR: Samsung Exynos 9611 Octa
  • ROM: 128 GB
  • RAM: 6 or 8 GB
  • REAR CAMERA: 64 MP (Wide), 12 MP (Ultrawide), 2x 5 MP (Macro/Depth)
  • FRONT CAMERA: 32 MP
  • BATTERY: 6000 mAh
  • 25W Adaptive Fast Charging: YES

PRICE: $307

5. Samsung Galaxy M51

Samsung Galaxy M Series

This is the latest member of the Samsung Galaxy M series released. And as you would expect, it comes with mind-blowing specifications, especially in the battery department.

Galaxy M51 Specs

  • DISPLAY: 6.7″ FHD+ Super AMOLED Infinity-O
  • OS: Android 10: one UI 2
  • PROCESSOR: Qualcomm Snapdragon 730
  • ROM: 128 GB
  • RAM: 6 GB
  • REAR CAMERA: 64 MP (Wide), 12 MP (Ultrawide), 2x 5 MP (Macro/Depth)
  • FRONT CAMERA: 32 MP
  • BATTERY: 7000 mAh
  • 25W Adaptive Fast Charging: YES

PRICE: $340

Listed above are the top 5 members of the Samsung Galaxy M series. They come with really great, mouth-watering specifications. Plus, their price points are quite decent.