Samsung Galaxy M31s Brings India’s leading 64MP Intelli-Cam With Single Take Tech

By Gizbot Bureau

Samsung is continuously raising the bar of user experience, especially in the sub-20K price-point which is the sweet spot for a price-conscious market like India. The latest to join the company's mid-range portfolio is the all-new Galaxy M31s. Taking forward the legacy of the highly popular Galaxy M31, the new smartphone introduces the MonsterShot with India's leading 64MP Intelli-Cam with Single take technology. It's unlike any camera mode or feature we have seen and tested on a smartphone and even flagship handsets priced five times higher.

Samsung Galaxy M31s Brings India’s leading 64MP Intelli-Cam

That's not all, the Galaxy M31s also boasts the class-leading Infinity-O Super AMOLED panel and massive 6,000mAh battery that draws power from a 25W fast charging, a remarkable upgrade in the Galaxy M series. Let's find out how Samsung has once again set new benchmarks with the Galaxy M31s in the mid-range price bracket.

Samsung Galaxy M31s Brings India’s leading 64MP Intelli-Cam

Single Take-One Mode For All Your Photography Needs

Starting with the highlight feature, the Single Take is a smart multi-image/video mode that uses complex machine learning algorithms to create multiple photos and videos from one single frame. With just one take, the camera on the Galaxy M31s captures multiple shots and transforms the data into discrete images and video files to be used independently.

In simple words, the Single Take mode merges moments and actions to make things easier and interesting for end-users. You won't even realize that the Galaxy M31s has captured an entire gallery for you in a jiffy. That said it is by far the smartest AI implementation on a camera smartphone. Let's get into details of the awesome Single Take mode on the Galaxy M31s.

Samsung Galaxy M31s Brings India’s leading 64MP Intelli-Cam

Multiple Images/Videos With Minimal Efforts

The Single Take mode is designed to make the most out of the incredible quad-lens camera setup on the Galaxy M31s. All you have to do is press the shutter button and let the camera show its charm, provided that you are shooting something interesting and not just still life objects. Every Single take shot creates upto 10 outputs including 7 static high-resolution images including up to 2 images with Samsung Filters, up to 3 Best Moments and up to 2 Smart Crop and 3 videos- Hyperlapse, Boomerang and Original video. All these images and videos are clubbed under single shot in the gallery for easy access. You can simply tap on the file to access the individual photos and videos.

Importantly, the feature isn't exclusive to just the rear camera, it extends to the front camera to achieve a similar output. This makes the Galaxy M31s a great selfie camera smartphone for youngsters and especially for content creators who can capture multiple images and videos with just one tap to share on social media platforms to showcase their talent.

Overall, the combined image/video output makes Single Take a great camera mode for avid photographers and even for casual users. It saves time and ensures all your precious moments are captured with minimal efforts.

Samsung Galaxy M31s Brings India’s leading 64MP Intelli-Cam

64MP Intelli-Cam Quad-Lens Camera Setup

Let's talk about other important aspects of the quad-lens camera on the Galaxy M31s. The four-lens camera array features a 64MP primary shooter with Intelli-Cam features including industry-leading technologies such as 4K video recording, HDR, Video Switch, Quick Video Modes, Super slow-motion, Live Bokeh, Hyperlapse and much more.

The superior 64MP Sony IMX682 sensor with a bright f/1.8 aperture is aided by an industry-leading ultra-wide-angle lens that offers 123-degree field-of-view for dramatic wide-angle shots. You also get a 5MP macro sensor with up to 4cm focus distance and a 5MP depth sensor to capturing pleasing bokeh shots. Completing the camera setup is a 32MP front-facing camera with an f/2.2 aperture.

Samsung Galaxy M31s Brings India’s leading 64MP Intelli-Cam

Never Miss A Detail With Artificial Intelligence Equipped 64MP High-Resolution Sensor

The Galaxy M31s is a great smartphone for outdoor photography, especially for travelers and nature lovers who are always on the move to document precious memories. As the camera combines a high-end Sony sensor injected with Artificial Intelligence, every moment in the frame is captured perfectly with crisp details and natural colors. The bigger sensor and good software optimization also result in best-in-class dynamic range for those perfect outdoor shots. You can capture the deep blue hues of a clear sky and vibrant greens of trees in all their glory.

Importantly, the Galaxy M31s brings the class-leading 123-degree ultra-wide-angle lens. The incredibly wide field-of-view ensures best-in-class landscapes which is a must-have for travelers. Also, the camera on the Galaxy M31s is smart enough to highlight movements like the change in expressions or even backgrounds even when the mobile device is kept stationary.

Samsung Galaxy M31s Brings India’s leading 64MP Intelli-Cam

Revolutionary Features For Best-In-Class Mobile Photography Experience

The Galaxy M31s is capable of shooting 4K UHD videos with utmost clarity to capture even the minutest details in the frame. This makes the Galaxy M31s a great smartphone for videographers who like to shoot from a mobile device. You can also shoot super slow-motion videos at stunning 480 fps for dramatic output to bring life to your content creation game. Importantly, you can also enable the 'Super Steady' mode to shoot shake-free videos without a gimbal.

A great addition to the Galaxy M31s' camera setup is 'Video Switch' feature that simply makes video shooting experience a delight. The feature allows you to record video with both front and the rear camera simultaneously without breaking the rhythm. For instance, the video switch feature can prove extremely useful while travel vlogging. As the camera switches between front and rear with just one tap, you can continue shooting the vlog and feature you in the footage without worrying about post-processing and additional shoots. It's a thoughtful implementation for a camera-centric smartphone designed for millennials who are always in the search of new adventures and do not shy away from showing it to the world.

Samsung Galaxy M31s Brings India’s leading 64MP Intelli-Cam

Plethora Of Camera Modes & Features

Additionally, the camera app comes loaded with several useful features to further enhance the photography experience. These include- Macro mode, Pro mode, Night mode, Live Focus, Food Mode, Panorama, My Filters, Beauty mode, Video Switch, etc. The camera settings allow you to enable 'Scene Optimizer' to further improve the image/video output.

Among the myriad of features, the Night hyperlapse and My Filters are our favorite ones. With Night Hyperlapse, you can record stunning timelapse videos of stars, moving cars and other objects emitting bright lights during night time. This is made possible by the large 64MP Sony sensor which uses an f/1.8 aperture to let in the maximum amount of light.

Moving on, the 'My Filter' option lets you create customized filters to give your images those perfect color tones and a cinematic look and feel. You can create up to 99 filters with predefined color tones to quickly apply color tones to images with just one tap.

Overall, Samsung has upped the game with the Galaxy M31s. The Intelli-cam features on the handset are a remarkable feat for a mid-range smartphone and are something that should be implemented even on flagship smartphones to improve the overall photography experience.

Samsung Galaxy M31s Brings India’s leading 64MP Intelli-Cam

Galaxy M31s: A Complete Smartphone

As a camera alone does not make a smartphone, Samsung has ensured a complete package with the Galaxy M31s. The mid-range smartphone packs a monstrous 6,000 mAh battery which draws power from the class-leading 25W fast charging support. This gives you a certain advantage when you buy the Galaxy M31s as the competition is still stuck with only 18W charging support. A massive 6,000 mAh battery with the 25W fast charging support ensures two-day battery life and helps you fuel your device quickly for longer use.

The Galaxy M31s also brings the best-in-class display on a mid-range smartphone. The handset boasts a 6.5-inch Full HD Infinity-O sAMOLED screen that creates an immersive viewing experience with class-leading visuals. The AMOLED panel with deep blacks and excellent color reproduction ensures flagship-grade video playback and gaming experience.

Samsung Galaxy M31s Brings India’s leading 64MP Intelli-Cam

Smooth Multitasking, Lag-Free Gaming And Seamless Software Experience

The driving engine behind the incredible camera, battery and display experience is Samsung's in-house Exynos 9611 chipset. Fabricated on the advanced 10nm technology, the CPU features a 2.3Ghz octa-core layout aided by 6GB or 8GB RAM LPDDr4x RAM support. Further, the Mali G72 MP3 GPU ensures lag-free graphics support for immersive gameplay on the super vivid Infinity-O AMOLED panel. The Galaxy M31s also excels in the software department, thanks to the highly optimized One UI 2.0 based on the latest Android 10. The in-house custom skin by Samsung comes packed with useful software features and is by far the most visually appealing Android skin in the market.

Samsung Galaxy M31s Price And Variants

The Samsung Galaxy M31s ticks all the boxes for shutterbugs, gamers, and regular smartphone users alike. At a starting price of just Rs. 19,499, it has created a niche with the 64MP Intelli-Cam camera, powerful 6,000 mAh battery with 25W fast charging support and the vibrant Infinity-O display. The smartphone comes in two premium dual-tone colors - Mirage Blue and Mirage Black in 6/128 GB and 8/128GB memory variant at Rs. 19,499 and Rs. 21,499 respectively.

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