Samsung Galaxy M31 is getting a new update this week. According to reports, the Galaxy phone gets the July 2020 security patch and a slew of other features. The update gets firmware version M315FXXU1ATG2 and has a file size of 659MB, which makes it more than just a regular update. Also Read - Samsung Galaxy A21s gets Rs 1,000 price cut in India
The update is rolling out over the air (OTA), and you can also check for the status via Settings – Software update on your device. In addition to the security patch, the changelog says, the new update brings RCS service for Vodafone Idea users. This is a data-centric messaging service that allows you to send photos or texts via the internet. It has been tipped to replace the traditional SMS service. Also Read - Samsung Galaxy A01 Core launched with Android 10 Go Edition; everything we know
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The other big addition with this update is Glance. This is a service that displays ads and content on the lock screen. It has been regular feature on Xiaomi’s phones, and this Samsung Galaxy M is now getting it as well. Apart from that, the update fixes bugs and offers stability improvements for the device. Also Read - Samsung Galaxy Fold 2 and Z Flip 5G prices to be similar to last year
Samsung Galaxy M31 specifications
Samsung launched the Galaxy M31 earlier this year. It features a 6.4-inch Super AMOLED display with Full HD+ resolution of 2340 x 1080 pixels and waterdrop-style notch. The phone is powered by an Exynos 9611 SoC coupled with Mali-G72 MP3 graphics processor. It comes with 6GB RAM and option for 64GB or 128GB UFS 2.1 storage. There is a rear-mounted fingerprint sensor and the smartphone runs One UI 2.0 based on Android 10 operating system.
It is one of the cheapest smartphones from Samsung to feature a 64-megapixel rear camera. The quad rear camera setup also includes an 8-megapixel ultra wide-angle sensor, a 5-megapixel macro and another 5-megapixel depth sensor. For selfies, it relies on a 32-megapixel shooter with wide f/2.0 aperture and supports 1080p video recording. It houses a large 6,000mAh battery.