Samsung announced a budget-oriented Galaxy M21 for India

Samsung announced a budget-oriented Galaxy M21 for India

Indian market has a huge customer base making it an attractive marketplace for a majority of MNCs and international brands. Commenting on the smartphone industry dynamics, a recent report by CounterPoint says “India has become the second largest smartphone market globally, reaching up to 158 million shipments in 2019.” And if we jot it down to the brands, Samsung acquired the top position in terms of highest market share in India. But, the year 2019 pushed Samsung to the second place and Xiaomi surpassed Samsung for the first time in Indian smartphone market.

Last week, the Korean-based smartphone giant Samsung rolled up its sleeves to combat Chinese rivals. Samsung has unveiled a budget-friendly, latest smartphone for Indian market Galaxy M21, a successor to last year’s M20 lineup. M21 has been undercut in an attempt to win back the buyers from Chinese brands, where the next expected model Galaxy M31 would be on the pricier side. So, if you’re thinking to switch your old device with a new one; a mobile switch now would be comparatively inexpensive for you with this largest smartphone maker. The device looks quite similar to its predecessor in terms of design. Let us take a walk-through of the various novel aspects of this new budget handset. 

Samsung Galaxy M21: Price & availability

The Galaxy M21 is available to buy via Amazon India from 23rd March, 2020. The device will feature two memory variants 4/64GB and 6/128GB and price will depend on specs.

The organization has additionally reported that the M21 handset will be accessible at an aggressive price point, with the Galaxy M21 declared to go at INR 12,999 ($175) for the 4/64GB memory variation. Here is the summary for two different variants:

  • Galaxy M21 – 4GB + 64GB -Rs 12,999
  • Galaxy M21 – 6GB + 128GB – Rs 15,999

Samsung Galaxy M21: Novel specifications

The affordable Galaxy M21 sweeped into major improvements as compared to the previous M20. The M20 has 2 cameras on the rear side which are upgraded to three rear side camera set-up in latest M21. The M21 camera set-up features a primary sensor, which is now bumped up to 48MP (from 13MP in the M20 handset), a 5MP ultra-wide camera, and a 5MP depth sensor. It also features a 20MP front-facing selfie camera.

In addition to that, the M21 offers a rear-mounted fingerprint sensor, a USB-C port and a 3.5mm headphone jack.

The internal specs include a faster Exynos 9611 processor, a 6.4-inches 1080p notched OLED display, rather than 6.3-inches in M20. It is empowered by a massive 6000mAh battery, and the RAM and the internal storage are also bumped up from M20.

  • M20 internal storage (Base Model) – 32GB
  • M21 internal storage (Base Model) – 64GB
  • M20 RAM (Base Model) – 3GB
  • M21 RAM (Base Model) – 4GB

The phone will be available in black and blue.

Samsung Galaxy M21: Nifty features

Samsung has additionally included an AI-powered Game Booster mode to the handset, which is expected to improve the users’ gaming experience by enhancing the frame rate and stability as well as diminishing power utilization during gaming.

The Korean cell phone producer has included a couple of “Make in India” features to the M21 such as multilingual typing, a ‘Find Feature’ and a ‘Smart Crop’ feature. 

Artificial intelligence based multilingual composing will take into account keen recommendations and smart suggestions while typing.

The Finder feature lets users search for content across diversified topics, e-commerce, nourishment and travel spaces accessible inside well-known applications installed on their devices. While the Smart Crop highlight enables the system to recognize the block/picture inside a screenshot and crop it as needed.

About Author

My name is Mukesh Jakhar and I am a Web Application Developer and Software Developer, currently living in Jaipur, India. I have a Master of Computer Application in Computer Science from JNU Jaipur University. I loves to write on technology and programming topics. Apart from this, I love to travel and enjoy the beauty of nature.

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