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Samsung Galaxy M coming to India on January 28 as Amazon exclusive

Samsung Galaxy M coming to India on January 28 as Amazon exclusive

We have already opined on whether the Galaxy M series could bring about Samsung's resurgence in the budget segment. To counter the likes of Xiaomi, Realme and Asus among others, Samsung is changing the strategy as early as this month.

As per the press release received by us, Samsung is expected to launch the first smartphone under M-series as on January 28th.

Samsung has been sharpening its focus on India, home to more than a billion wireless subscribers and where roughly 350 million users still do not use smartphones.

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Eager to take the fight to Chinese smartphone manufacturers, Samsung is planning to launch a new range of budget Galaxy M series phones in 2019, with the handsets expected to arrive in India first, as reported by Reuters. As per reports, Samsung will first be launching the Galaxy M10 and M20 phones first and Galaxy M30 will be announced later. Meant to appeal to a millennial audience, the new series of phones have been designed in India. Since the company is targeting a younger audience, it comes as no surprise that the M series will be marketed as an online exclusive. Inside, it is expected come with Exynos 7885 CPU with 3GB RAM, 32GB/64GB storage, 13MP+5 MP dual camera on the back, an 8MP snapper on the front and a massive 5000mAh battery, which will be more than enough to keep the phone running for more than one-and-half day under mixed usage. Rumours also claim that Samsung might launch the premium Galaxy M40 at the same event, but nothing is confirmed by the brand at the moment.

The Galaxy M10 is the smallest of the bunch with a 6” display and 3,400mAh battery. The Galaxy M30 is also said to come with a 5,000mAh battery and may also be Samsung's cheapest phone with a triple camera system.