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Samsung Galaxy M31 (SM-M315F/DS 128GB/6GB) vs Samsung Galaxy A71 (SM-A715F/DS)

Side by side comparison between Samsung Galaxy M31 vs Samsung Galaxy A71 phones, differences, pros, cons with full specifications. What's the better?

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Compare Samsung Galaxy A71 XSamsung Galaxy M31 (SM-M315F/DS 128GB/6GB)02Points
Samsung Galaxy M31 (SM-M315F/DS 128GB/6GB)
6.4"
AMOLED

1080x2340

64
MP

32mp

6GB
RAM

64bit Octa

6000
mAh

(Non removable)

vs
11PointsSamsung Galaxy A71 (SM-A715F/DS)Compare Samsung Galaxy M31 X
Samsung Galaxy A71 (SM-A715F/DS)
6.7"
AMOLED

1080x2400

64
MP

32mp

6GB
RAM

64bit Octa

4500
mAh

(Non removable)

What's the better phone? Samsung Galaxy A71 (SM-A715F/DS)

The phonemore's choice is much more technical than personal. Therefore, you shouldn't only consider this. Our goal is to help you, but what's important to us may not be important to you. You decide which one is the best! Comment!

Galaxy M31 (SM-M315F/DS 128GB/6GB)2 Advantages Samsung Galaxy M31 (SM-M315F/DS 128GB/6GB)vsGalaxy A71 (SM-A715F/DS)11 Advantages Samsung Galaxy A71 (SM-A715F/DS)
+403 PPI3%
Crisper display of text, images and videos because it has more pixels per inch (ppi)
vs393 PPI
+6000 mAh33%
Battery - higher amperage (mAh) allows more device usage time, but it also depends on the hardware and use
vs4500 mAh
2.3Ghz 64bit Octa-Corevs+2.2Ghz 64bit Octa-Core16%
More powerful processor, you can open your applications faster
191 grams (6.69 ounces)vs+179 grams (6.27 ounces)7%
Lighter
8.9 millimeters (0.35 inches)vs+7.7 millimeters (0.3 inches)16%
Thinner
1080x2340 pixelsvs+1080x2400 pixels3%
Higher resolution screen
6.4"vs+6.7"5%
Larger screen
(quad camera) 64MP + 8MP + 5MP + 5MPvs+(quad camera) 64MP + 12MP + 5MP + 5MP5%
Higher resolution main camera
(4G+ LTE-A) 600 Mbpsvs+(4G+ LTE-A) 800 Mbps33%
Faster for surfing the internet and download files
Not supportedvs+Proximity sensorAdvantage
Sensors help you use the device
Not supportedvs+ANT+Advantage
Sensors help you use the device
15Wvs+25W67%
More power (watts) to charge the battery faster. Sometimes, the charger that comes with the device doesn't have the same power supported by the device. Check before you buy it.
Not supportedvs+NFCAdvantage
NFC allows you to make payments by approach quickly and securely

42 Common items in both devices
6GB LPDDR4X
128GB (108GB available) / 128GB (106GB available)
UFS 2.1
Until 1TB microSD, microSDXC
Plastic body, glass front
Super AMOLED / Super AMOLED Plus
60Hz
+35 specs and more in the table below

Check the comparison table below for more items that are not evaluated in comparison score above.

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Physical featuresSamsung Galaxy M31 (SM-M315F/DS 128GB/6GB)Samsung Galaxy A71 (SM-A715F/DS)
ModelGalaxy M31 (SM-M315F/DS 128GB/6GB)Galaxy A71 (SM-A715F/DS)
Other model namesGalaxy M315F/Dual-Sim (128GB + 6GB RAM)Samsung Galaxy A71 SM-A715F/Dual-Sim (128GB + 6GB RAM)
Country or region available(Latin America)(Global, International)PhilippinesIndiaIndonesiaMalaysia
(Latin America), (Global, International), Philippines, India, Indonesia, Malaysia
(Global, International)
(Global, International)
BrandSamsungSamsung
Release dateMarch, 2020January, 2020
Depth8.9 millimeters (0.35 inches)7.7 millimeters (0.3 inches)
Size (width x height)75.1 x 159.2 millimeters (2.96 x 6.27 in)76 x 163.6 millimeters (2.99 x 6.44 in)
Weight191 grams (6.69 ounces)179 grams (6.27 ounces)
Qwerty physical keyboardNot supportedNot supported
AntennaInternal antennaInternal antenna
Build, materialsPlastic body, glass frontPlastic body, glass front
Protection against water and othersNot supportedNot supported
System (OS)Samsung Galaxy M31 (SM-M315F/DS 128GB/6GB)Samsung Galaxy A71 (SM-A715F/DS)
Operating systemAndroid 10Android 10
Firmware updatefeature not registeredfeature not registered
HardwareSamsung Galaxy M31 (SM-M315F/DS 128GB/6GB)Samsung Galaxy A71 (SM-A715F/DS)
Chipset64bit - Samsung Exynos 9 Octa 9611 (10nm)64bit - Qualcomm Snapdragon 730 SDM730 (8nm)
CPU processorOcta-Core, 2 processors:
2.3Ghz Quad-Core ARM Cortex-A73
1.7Ghz Quad-Core ARM Cortex-A53
Octa-Core, 2 processors:
2.2Ghz Dual-Core Kryo 470 Gold
1.8Ghz Hexa-Core Kryo 470 Silver
GPU graphical controllerARM Mali-G72 MP3Qualcomm Adreno 618 700Mhz
RAM memory6GB LPDDR4X6GB LPDDR4X
Internal storage128GB (108GB available)
UFS 2.1
128GB (106GB available)
UFS 2.1
External storageUntil 1TB microSD, microSDXC
(dedicated slot)
Until 1TB microSD, microSDXC
(dedicated slot)
DisplaySamsung Galaxy M31 (SM-M315F/DS 128GB/6GB)Samsung Galaxy A71 (SM-A715F/DS)
Display typeSuper AMOLEDSuper AMOLED Plus
Screen size6.4" inches6.7" inches
Screen-to-body ratio~84.1% (screen-to-body ratio)~87.2% (screen-to-body ratio)
Display resolution1080x2340 pixels (19.5:9)1080x2400 pixels (20:9)
TouchscreenCapacitive MultitouchCapacitive Multitouch
Pixel density (dot pitch)403 PPI393 PPI
Colors16 million16 million
Scratch-resistant glassGorilla Glass 3Gorilla Glass 3
Display features60Hz60Hz
Mobile networksSamsung Galaxy M31 (SM-M315F/DS 128GB/6GB)Samsung Galaxy A71 (SM-A715F/DS)
Dual-SIMDual-SIM Standby - Call active on one sim card
(dedicated slot)
Dual-SIM Standby - Call active on one sim card
(dedicated slot)
SIM card2 slots (Dual-SIM)
nano-SIM (4FF)
2 slots (Dual-SIM)
nano-SIM (4FF)
Maximum download/upload600/150 Mbps800/150 Mbps
Network technology2G, 3G, 4G2G, 3G, 4G
Frequency, bandsExpand band detailsCollapse details
GSM Mhz bandQuad-Band 850/900/1800/1900Quad-Band 850/900/1800/1900
Primary 2G networkGSM 850/900/1800/1900GSM 850/900/1800/1900
Primary 3G networkUMTS 850/900/1700/1900/2100UMTS 850/900/1700/1900/2100
Primary 4G networkLTE Cat12/13 (1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 7, 8, 12, 13, 17, 20, 26, 28, 66)
TD-LTE (38, 40, 41)
VoLTE
LTE Cat15 (Bands 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 7, 8, 12, 13, 17, 20, 28, 66)
TD-LTE (Bands 38, 40, 41)
Primary 5G networkNot supportedNot supported
Primary data networkGPRS, EDGE, UMTS, HSDPA, HSUPA, HSPA+, TD-LTE, LTE, LTE-AGPRS, EDGE, UMTS, HSDPA, HSUPA, HSPA+, TD-LTE, LTE, LTE-A
Secondary 2G networkGSM 850/900/1800/1900GSM 850/900/1800/1900
Secondary 3G networkNot supportedNot supported
Secondary 4G networkNot supportedNot supported
Secondary data networkGPRS, EDGEGPRS, EDGE
CallingSamsung Galaxy M31 (SM-M315F/DS 128GB/6GB)Samsung Galaxy A71 (SM-A715F/DS)
MessagingSMS (T9), MMS, E-mail, Push mailSMS (T9), MMS, E-mail, Push mail
SpeakerphoneSupportedSupported
Video callingSupportedSupported
Call controlVoice dialing, Voice recorder, Voice commandsVoice dialing, Voice recorder, Voice commands
CameraSamsung Galaxy M31 (SM-M315F/DS 128GB/6GB)Samsung Galaxy A71 (SM-A715F/DS)
Back camera (main camera)(quad camera)
64 megapixels
8MP ultrawidef/2.212mm1/4.0"1.12µm
5MP macrof/2.425mm1/5.0"1.12µm
5MP depthf/2.2
(quad camera)
64 megapixels
12MP ultrawidef/2.212mm
5MP macrof/2.425mm1/5.0"1.12µm
5MP depthf/2.2
Main camera resolution10120x6328 pixels10120x6328 pixels
Video recording (primary)4K UHD (3840x2160) 30 fps4K UHD (3840x2160) 30 fps
FlashLED flashLED flash
Focal aperturef/1.8 (aperture)f/1.8 (aperture)
Focal length26mm lens26mm lens
Sensor size1/1.72" inches1/1.72" inches
Pixel size0.8µm pixel0.8µm pixel
AutofocusPDAF: phase detection autofocusPDAF: phase detection autofocus
Touch focusSupportedSupported
Image stabilizationEIS: Digital stabilizationEIS: Digital stabilization
ZoomOnly digital zoomOnly digital zoom
Face/smile detectionFace detection, Smile detectionFace detection, Smile detection
BSI sensorNot supportedNot supported
HDRHDR photo on both camerasHDR photo on both cameras
2ª cameraSamsung Galaxy M31 (SM-M315F/DS 128GB/6GB)Samsung Galaxy A71 (SM-A715F/DS)
Front camera (secondary)32 megapixels32 megapixels
Front camera resolution6528x4896 pixels6528x4896 pixels
Video recording (secondary)4K UHD (3840x2160)4K UHD (3840x2160)
Front flashNot supportedNot supported
Focal aperturef/2.0 (aperture)f/2.2 (aperture)
Focal length26mm lens26mm lens
Sensor size1/2.8" inches1/2.8" inches
Pixel size0.8µm pixel0.8µm pixel
MultimediaSamsung Galaxy M31 (SM-M315F/DS 128GB/6GB)Samsung Galaxy A71 (SM-A715F/DS)
RadioFM (RDS)FM (RDS)
TVNot supportedNot supported
Video formatsMP4, H.265, H.264, H.263, XviD, MKVMP4, H.265, H.264, H.263, XviD, MKV
Audio formatsMP3, WAV, WMA, eAAC+, FLACMP3, WAV, WMA, eAAC+, FLAC
ConnectivitySamsung Galaxy M31 (SM-M315F/DS 128GB/6GB)Samsung Galaxy A71 (SM-A715F/DS)
USBUSB 2.0 Type-C, USB OTG On-The-GoUSB 2.0 Type-C, USB OTG On-The-Go
TV outputNot supportedNot supported
Audio output3.5mm jack3.5mm jack
Bluetooth5.0 + A2DP/LE5.0 + A2DP/LE
WiFi802.11 a/b/g/n/ac (2.4Ghz, 5Ghz) + MIMO802.11 a/b/g/n/ac (2.4Ghz, 5Ghz) + MIMO
DLNANot supportedNot supported
NFCNot supportedSupported
GPSA-GPS, GeoTagging, GLONASS, GALILEO, BeiDouA-GPS, GeoTagging, GLONASS, GALILEO, BeiDou
Infrared portNot supportedNot supported
Other functionsSamsung Galaxy M31 (SM-M315F/DS 128GB/6GB)Samsung Galaxy A71 (SM-A715F/DS)
Active noise cancellationSupportedSupported
Vibrating alertSupportedSupported
RingtonesPolyphonic and customizedPolyphonic and customized
Web browserHTML, XHTML, HTML5HTML, XHTML, HTML5
SensorsAccelerometer
Compass
Ambient Light sensor
Gyroscope
Face unlock
Fingerprint sensor (rear-mounted)
Accelerometer
Proximity sensor
Compass
Ambient Light sensor
Gyroscope
Hall effect
Face unlock
Fingerprint sensor (under display)
ANT+
Other features- Colors: Ocean Blue, Space Black, Red
- One UI 2.0
- WiFi direct, hotspot
- Colors: Prism Crush black, Prism Crush white, Prism Crush pink, Prism Crush blue
- One UI 2
- WiFi direct, hotspot
Power supplySamsung Galaxy M31 (SM-M315F/DS 128GB/6GB)Samsung Galaxy A71 (SM-A715F/DS)
BatteryLiPo: Li-Ion polymer (Non removable)Li-Ion: Lithium-Ion (Non removable)
Battery capacity6000 mAh4500 mAh
Charger, watts15W Fast battery charging25W Fast battery charging
Talk time autonomyfeature not registeredfeature not registered
Standbyfeature not registeredfeature not registered
Radiation rateSamsung Galaxy M31 (SM-M315F/DS 128GB/6GB)Samsung Galaxy A71 (SM-A715F/DS)
SAR 1.6W/kg (USA, Mexico, etc.)0.52W/kg (head) | 0.69W/kg (body)0.983W/kg (head) | 0.901W/kg (body)
SAR 2W/kg (Europe, UK, etc.)0.482W/kg (head) | 1.127W/kg (body)0.512W/kg (head) | 1.562W/kg (body)
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