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All About The Samsung Galaxy A31

author Luis Silva (Updated on: July 2021)

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What You Should Know About The Galaxy A31





Considering their rivals:

- Its performance is 30% below the average (1156 vs. 1644).

- 74% of its rivals have an AMOLED display.

- 21% of its opponents have a refresh rate of 90hz or more.

- 63% of its competitors have an ALWAYS-ON display.

- 42% of its adversaries have the ability to play HDR content.

- Its picture quality score is 23% above the average (87 vs. 70.57).

- 5% of its adversaries have a telephoto lens.

- Fast charging is 35% slower than the average (15w vs. 23w).

- 37% of its oppositors have wireless charging.

- 42% of its adversaries have a full glass body.

- 11% of its contenders are water-resistant.

- Internal storage is below the average. (64GB. vs. 79GB.).

- 84% of its rivals have a MicroSD card slot.

- 79% of its opponents have Bluetooth 5.1.

- 95% of its rivals have NFC.

- 84% of its adversaries have an headphone jack.



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 Specifications 
  • Pros 
    AMOLED
    Always-On-Display
    Battery Life
    Fast Charging
    MicroSD Slot
    3.5mm Jack




  • Cons 
    Wireless Charging
    Weight
    Glass Protection







  • Price 

    Amazon: $0

    eBay: $400

    BestBuy: $599

    Walmart: $400

  • Performance 
    Year: 2020
    Updates: 4 years
    Mtk Helio P65
    Mali-G52 MC2
    Android 10
    Geekbench 5: 1156




  • Display 
    6.4" 1080x2400
    411 DPI
    Gorilla Glass 3
    AMOLED
    With Always-On
    Notch: Teardrop
    635 Nits



  • Cameras 
    4 Cameras

    Without OIS
    With HDR
    1 LED flash
    1080p (Full HD)


    Dxo/Tek Score: 87

  • Main Camera 
    48 MP
    12 MP (2x zoom)
    f/2.0
    26mm
    Sensor size: 1/2.0
    Pixel size: 0.8

     
    Selfie 
    20 Mp f/2.2
  • Other Cameras 
    8 Mp f/2.2


    5 Mp f/2.4
    Macro Sensor

    5 Mp f/2.4
    Depth Sensor


  • Body 
    159x73x8 mm
    6.26x2.88x0.32 in
    185g. / 6.53oz.
    Front Glass
    85% STBR
    Looks: 6.2/10
    Fingerp.: Display


  • Colors 
    Prism Crush Black
    Prism Crush Blue
    Prism Crush Red
    Prism Crush White


  • Battery 
    5000mAh
    Charging: 15w
    Wireless: No

    1T+1W+1V*: 86%
    1T+3W+1V*: 74%
    1T+1W+3V*: 76%



  • Storage 
    RAM: 4GB
    Storage: 64GB
    Expandable

     
    Connectivity 
    4G/5G: 4G
    3.5mm jack: Yes
    Bluetooth: 5.0
    NFC: Yes



 Top 5 
  •    Price 
    Galaxy A42
    #1$188
    Galaxy S8
    #2$190
    Galaxy S10 Lite
    #3$199
    Mi A3
    #4$200
    Galaxy A31
    #10$232
  • Global Score 
    Galaxy S9 Plus
    #16.36
    Galaxy S9
    #26.34
    Galaxy S8
    #36.18
    Nord
    #46.06
    Galaxy A31
    #135.2
  • Performance 
    Galaxy S10 Lite
    #16.2
    6
    #25.8
    Nord
    #35.3
    Galaxy A42
    #45.2
    Galaxy A31
    #213.9
  • Display 
    Nord
    #18.7
    Galaxy S9
    #28.4
    Galaxy S9 Plus
    #38.4
    Galaxy S8
    #48.3
    Galaxy A31
    #118
  • Display Size 
    Galaxy S10 Lite
    #16.7
    Galaxy A70
    #26.7
    Galaxy A42
    #36.6
    Poco X3 NFC
    #46.6
    Galaxy A31
    #76.4
  • Dots Per Inch 
    Galaxy S8
    #1567
    Galaxy S9
    #2567
    Galaxy S9 Plus
    #3530
    Galaxy A40
    #4436
    Galaxy A31
    #6411
  • Cameras 
    Galaxy S10 Lite
    #17.5
    Nord
    #27.4
    Redmi Note 10
    #37.2
    Poco X3 NFC
    #46.8
    Galaxy A31
    #205.1
  • Camera MP 
    R.Note 8 Pro
    #164
    Poco X3 NFC
    #264
    Nord N10
    #364
    Galaxy A42
    #448
    Galaxy A31
    #748
  • Zoom (mm) 
    Mi 9T
    #153
    Mi 9t
    #253
    Mi 9 SE
    #352
    Galaxy S9 Plus
    #452


  • Body 
    Galaxy S8
    #18.9
    Galaxy S9
    #28.5
    Galaxy S9 Plus
    #37.5
    iPhone 7
    #46.8
    Galaxy A31
    2
  • Screen-To-Body 
    Galaxy S10 Lite
    #189
    Galaxy A30
    #286
    Galaxy A40
    #386
    Galaxy A50
    #486
    Galaxy A31
    #885
  • Looks 
    Galaxy S9
    #19.6
    Galaxy S8
    #29.5
    R.Note 8 Pro
    #39.4
    Galaxy S9 Plus
    #49.4
    Galaxy A31
    #156.2
  • Weight (g) 
    iPhone 7
    #1138
    Galaxy A40
    #2140
    Galaxy S8
    #3155
    Mi 9 SE
    #4155
    Galaxy A31
    #15185
  • Size (mm) 
    iPhone 7
    #1138
    Galaxy A40
    #2144
    Galaxy S9
    #3147
    Mi 9 SE
    #4147
    Galaxy A31
    #15159
  • Battery+Charg. 
    Galaxy A42
    #16.9
    P40 Lite
    #26.9
    Galaxy S10 Lite
    #36.8
    Redmi Note 10
    #46.7
    Galaxy A31
    #56.6
  • Battery* 
    Galaxy A42
    #188
    Galaxy A31
    #286
    Galaxy S10 Lite
    #385
    Redmi Note 10
    #485
    P40 Lite
    #585
  • Batt.:Browsing* 
    Galaxy A42
    #178
    Galaxy A31
    #274
    P40 Lite
    #374
    Poco X3 NFC
    #472
    Redmi Note 10
    #571
  • Battery:Video* 
    Galaxy A42
    #180
    Galaxy A31
    #276
    Redmi Note 10
    #376
    Galaxy S10 Lite
    #474
    Mi A3
    #574
  • Fast Charging. 
    Galaxy S10 Lite
    #145
    P40 Lite
    #240
    Poco X3 NFC
    #333
    Redmi Note 10
    #433
    Galaxy A31
    15
  • Wireless Charg. 
    Galaxy S8
    #15
    Galaxy S9
    #25
    Galaxy S9 Plus
    #35




  • Storage 
    Galaxy A42
    #17.5
    Galaxy S10 Lite
    #27.5
    Nord N10
    #37.5
    P40 Lite
    #47.5
    Galaxy A31
    #116.3
  • Int. Storage 
    Galaxy A42
    #1128
    Galaxy S10 Lite
    #2128
    Nord N10
    #3128
    Nord
    #4128
    Galaxy A31
    #1264
  • RAM (GB) 
    Nord
    #18
    Galaxy S10 Lite
    #26
    R.Note 8 Pro
    #36
    Poco X3 NFC
    #46
    Galaxy A31
    #184
  • Connectivity 
    Nord N10
    #110
    Galaxy A42
    #29.5
    Poco X3 NFC
    #39
    Galaxy S8
    #48.5
    Galaxy A31
    #88.5


 Rivals 
  • Samsung

    Samsung Galaxy S9 Plus
    Galaxy S9 Plus
    $278   6.36

    Compare


  • Samsung

    Samsung Galaxy S9
    Galaxy S9
    $225   6.34

    Compare


  • Samsung

    Samsung Galaxy S8
    Galaxy S8
    $190   6.18

    Compare


  • OnePlus

    OnePlus Nord
    Nord
    $256   6.06

    Compare
  • Samsung

    Samsung Galaxy S10 Lite
    Galaxy S10 Lite
    $199   6.04

    Compare


  • Xiaomi

    Xiaomi Poco X3 NFC
    Poco X3 NFC
    $231   5.91

    Compare
  • Huawei

    Huawei P40 Lite
    P40 Lite
    $259   5.66

    Compare


  • Xiaomi

    Xiaomi Redmi Note 10
    Redmi Note 10
    $237   5.57

    Compare


  • Samsung

    Samsung Galaxy A70
    Galaxy A70
    $278   5.57

    Compare


  • Xiaomi

    Xiaomi Redmi Note 8 Pro
    R.Note 8 Pro
    $204   5.45

    Compare


  • Xiaomi

    Xiaomi Mi A3
    Mi A3
    $200   5.41

    Compare


  • OnePlus

    OnePlus Nord N10
    Nord N10
    $239   5.32

    Compare


  • Samsung

    Samsung Galaxy A42
    Galaxy A42
    $188   5.18

    Compare


  • Samsung

    Samsung Galaxy A50
    Galaxy A50
    $265   5.17

    Compare


  • Xiaomi

    Xiaomi Mi 9T
    Mi 9T
    $270   5.14

    Compare


  • Xiaomi

    Xiaomi Mi 9t
    Mi 9t
    $270   5.14

    Compare


  • Xiaomi

    Xiaomi Pocophone F1
    Pocophone F1
    $250   5.04

    Compare


  • Xiaomi

    Xiaomi Mi 9 SE
    Mi 9 SE
    $250   5.02

    Compare


  • OnePlus

    OnePlus 6
    6
    $232   4.92

    Compare


  • Samsung

    Samsung Galaxy A30
    Galaxy A30
    $220   4.82

    Compare


  • Samsung

    Samsung Galaxy A40
    Galaxy A40
    $240   4.76

    Compare


  • Apple

    Apple iPhone 7
    iPhone 7
    $250   3.8

    Compare


The top 5 list is based only on these rivals.

You can click on any rival to know more about it too.

These are the lowest prices found on any of these stores: Amazon.com, eBay.com, Best Buy, and Walmart.

Prices on eBay are in $US for reference but are Europe-based.

Prices marked with ! are from renewed/refurbished/carrier-locked phones (except eBay, that are from new devices, unless they are out of stock, then they can be from bids, and then from pre-owned devices).

We're only including devices that still receive security updates.

Disclaimer: We earn a small fee from qualifying purchases. It doesn't affect any item's price or eventual reviews .

*What's left of a full charge after 1 hour of talking, 1 (or 3) hour of web browsing, and 1 (or 3) hour of video playback.



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