Samsung released its Galaxy M-series of smartphones for a specific target group in mind – the budget-oriented millennials. The Galaxy M10 and the Galaxy M20 both have the specifications of a good mid-range smartphone with the brand credibility of Samsung on them. After the successful sale of the previous M-series devices the company is set to release its next smartphone in the M-series lineup, the Galaxy M30. According to inside news, the phone will launch in India in the coming week of February and it will have a starting price of Rs 15,000. Galaxy M30 will go on sale from the first week of March.
With Samsung M-series smartphones the company entered its first online-only selling smartphone model, where the smartphones were sold through online platforms. In all three flash-sales till now, the phone was sold-out within minutes of its release. The fourth flash-sale of Galaxy M10 and Galaxy M20 is scheduled today. Similarly, Galaxy M30 will also be available through online marketing platforms – Flipkart, Amazon and Samsung Online Shop.
The Galaxy M30 will come with a triple rear-camera setup of a 13MP along with two 5MP sensors. Like the Galaxy M20, the M30 will also pack a huge 5,000mAh battery. It will also have Super-AMOLED Infinity V display and will be powered by Samsung’s latest mid-range processor – Exynos 7904. It will come in 4GB RAM + 64GB storage and 6GB RAM + 128GB storage variant. According to the company, the M-series smartphones are designed for the young millennials. The sales of M-series phones state that it was quite popular amongst the crowd it was targeted at.
Galaxy M10 and Galaxy M20 were launched in January at a starting price of Rs 7,990 and Rs 10,990 respectively. It was Samsung’s answer to dethrone the current budget smartphone selling champion, Xiaomi. Most of Xiaomi’s phones are targeted towards the low to mid-range segment and it had made quite a name for itself. With the launch of Galaxy M-series, the company is planning to go head-to-head with Xiaomi’s range of smartphones, which offers similar performance in the same price bracket.
With the launch of Galaxy M30 the mid segment smartphone market will heat up again. But Xiaomi is also bringing its Note 7, which has been making news since its announcement and it will be launched on 28th February. So, we will get to see just who will become the mid-range champion – Samsung M30 or Xiaomi Note 7 in some time.