Motorola Edge S vs Samsung Galaxy M31s – Review, specifications and prices

The new Motorola Edge S device has a 4 camera setup with a main lens of 64 MP, Qualcomm Snapdragon 870 processor chipset and a battery of 5000 mAh. On other side, the Samsung Galaxy M31s also has awesome features. The comparison for both models with new specs are detailed next.

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Specifications

Feature Motorola Edge S Samsung Galaxy M31s
Phones specifications
Screen Display 6.7 in (inches) 6.5 in (inches)
Processor Qualcomm Snapdragon 870 Samsung Exynos 7 Octa 9611
Operating System Android 10 Android 10
Resolution 1080 x 2520 pixels 1080 x 2340 pixels
RAM 6 GB (gigabytes) or 8 GB (gigabytes) 6 GB (gigabytes) or 8 GB (gigabytes)
Storage 128 GB (gigabytes),256 GB (gigabytes) 64 GB (gigabytes),128 GB (gigabytes)
Camera 64/16/2/TOF MP 64/12/5/5 MP
Front Camera 16 MP 32 MP
Battery 5000 mAh 6000 mAh

Processor and Operating System

The Motorola Edge S runs on Qualcomm Snapdragon 870 chipset and the processor has a total of 8 cores composed by 1 core of 3.2 GHz Kryo 585, 3 cores of 2.4 GHz Kryo 585 and 4 cores of 1.8 GHz Kryo 385. It has a maximum CPU frequency of 3200 MHz (megahertz). Some other special features include 64 bit architecture. Running on Android 10 operating system.

The Qualcomm Snapdragon 870 is a better chipset processor than the Samsung Exynos 7 Octa 9611.

Meanwhile, the Samsung Galaxy M31s has a Samsung Exynos 7 Octa 9611, the second processor has a total of 8 cores composed by 4 cores of 2.3 GHz ARM Cortex-A73 and 4 cores of 1.7 GHz ARM Cortex-A53. It has a maximum CPU frequency of 2300 MHz (megahertz). Some other special features include 64 bit architecture. And it’s running on Android 10 OS system.

Graphics Processor (GPU)

The Motorola Edge S is carrying a Qualcomm Adreno 650 gpu in the interior and the Samsung Galaxy M31s has the ARM Mali-G72 MP3,3 cores graphics processor.

Battery

The Motorola Edge S battery capacity is 5000 mAh which is a 20% (percent) less powerful than the 6000 mAh offered by the Samsung Galaxy M31s. Some features include Fast charging and Non-removable.
The Samsung Galaxy M31s battery include Fast charging, Non-removable and 25W fast charging.

Screen

The device is using a IPS display with 1080 x 2520 pixels and a screen size of 6.7 in (inches).

Meanwhile the Samsung Galaxy M31s is featuring a Super AMOLED display with 1080 x 2340 pixels and a screen size of 6.5 in (inches).

As we can see here, the Motorola Edge S is a 3% bigger than Samsung Galaxy M31s screen.
The main display features of both phones are detailed next:

Motorola Edge S Samsung Galaxy M31s
2.5D curved glass screen 2.5D curved glass screen
90 Hz refresh rate 420 cd/m² peak brightness
Capacitive 78960:1 dynamic contrast ratio
Corning Gorilla Glass Capacitive
HDR10 Corning Gorilla Glass 3
Multi-touch Infinity-O Display
Scratch resistant Multi-touch
Widevine L1 certification for HD streaming

RAM Memory and storage

On the memory hardware side, the Motorola Edge S is carrying a ram memory of 6 GB (gigabytes) or 8 GB (gigabytes) with some features like 2133 MHz (megahertz), LPDDR5 and Double channel.

The Samsung Galaxy M31s is coming with a 6 GB (gigabytes) or 8 GB (gigabytes) and it has some features like LPDDR4X and Double channel.
In the basic edition, both phones have the same ram capacity of 6 gigabytes.

At the more expensive edition, both device present the same ram capacity:8 gigabytes.

How much built-in storage space you can get for apps and saving photos, files and video? The Motorola Edge S comes with or 128 GB (gigabytes) or 256 GB (gigabytes). In the basic edition, the Motorola Edge S gives a 100% more storage memory capacity than Samsung Galaxy M31s.

The max storage capacity offered by the Motorola Edge S is 256 gigabytes ,which is a 100% more than the Samsung Galaxy M31s with 128 gigabytes.

Samsung Galaxy M31s gets you or 64 GB (gigabytes) or 128 GB (gigabytes) of internal storage.

Rear Camera

The Motorola Edge S rear camera setup is composed by 4 lenses of 64/16/2/TOF MP , the flash type is Dual LED , a pixel size of 0.8 µm (micrometers) and aperture lens of f/1.7 f/2.2 f/2.0 respectively.

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Meanwhile the Samsung Galaxy M31s rear camera comes with 4 lenses of 64/12/5/5 MP , the flash type is LED , a focal length(35 mm) of 27 mm , carrying sensor like Samsung S5KGW1 , a pixel size of 0.8 µm (micrometers) and aperture lens of f/1.8 f/2.2 f/2.4 f/2.4 respectively.

Motorola Edge S Samsung Galaxy M31s
Aperture size – f/2.2 (#2) 8x digital zoom
Autofocus Aperture size – f/2.2 (#2)
Continuous shooting Aperture size – f/2.4 (#3)
Digital image stabilization Aperture size – f/2.4 (#4)
Digital zoom Autofocus
Exposure compensation Continuous shooting
Face detection Digital zoom
Fourth rear camera – TOF (Time Of Flight) 3D camera Exposure compensation
Geotagging Face detection
HDR Fourth rear camera – 5 MP (macro)
ISO settings Geotagging
Laser autofocus (LAF) HDR
Optical image stabilization ISO settings
Optical zoom Panorama
Panorama Phase detection autofocus (PDAF)
PDAF (#2) Pixel size – 1.6 m (4-in-1 pixel binning)
Phase detection autofocus (PDAF) Scene mode
Pixel size – 1.6 m (4-in-1 pixel binning) Secondary rear camera – 12 MP (ultra-wide angle)
Scene mode Self-timer
Secondary rear camera – 16 MP (ultra-wide angle) Sensor type – ISOCELL PLUS
Self-timer Super Phase Detection
Sensor size – 1.0 m (#2) Third rear camera – 5 MP (depth-sensing)
Third rear camera – 2 MP (depth-sensing) Touch focus
Touch focus White balance settings
White balance settings

Front Camera – Selfie

The Motorola Edge S comes with a 16 MP in the front.

The Samsung Galaxy M31s has a 32 MP as a main front-camera.

Some other front camera features are detailed next:

Motorola Edge S Samsung Galaxy M31s
16 MP 32 MP
Aperture:f/2.0 Aperture:f/2.0
Aperture:f/2.0 (#2) Face unlock
Face unlock Pixel size:0.8 µm /0.000800 mm
HDR Sensor model:Sony IMX616
Pixel size:0.9 µm /0.000900 mm Sensor type:CMOS BSI (backside illumination)
Secondary front camera – 8 MP (ultra-wide-angle)

Data network and speed connectivity/bandwidth

The mobile networks technologies improve the communication between devices, connectivity speed and files download/upload bandwidth depending of the place.

Motorola Edge S Samsung Galaxy M31s
5G NSA EDGE
5G SA eMMC 5.1
Built-in 5G modem GPRS
EDGE HSPA+(5.76/ 42 Mbit/s)
GPRS LTE Cat 10(102.0/452.2 Mbit/s)
HSPA+(5.76/ 42 Mbit/s) UMTS(384 kbit/s)
LTE Cat 20
UMTS(384 kbit/s)

Price

The Motorola Edge S price is $300 (6 GB + 128 GB) or $350 ($8 GB + 128 GB) or $400 (8 GB + 256 GB) and the Samsung Galaxy M31s price tag is $260

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