Introducing the Galaxy A31: Made for the Era of Live, the A31 Brings Selfies to Life in A Big Way

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JOHANNESBURG, South Africa – 19 May 2020 – Thanks to the Galaxy A series, more people can now enjoy Samsung’s premium smartphone innovations at an affordable price. With the launch of the Galaxy A31, Samsung is giving you even more ways to capture and share your experiences. This is a device designed for a generation that wants to express themselves to the world and look good doing it – anytime, anywhere. Featuring a multi-purpose Quad camera, the Galaxy A31 has all the tools you need to tell your stories, no matter how big or small the subject matter is. Equipped with an immersive Infinity-U display and a powerful 5,000 mAh all day battery, the device lets you work, stream, and game for longer with ease.


“The Galaxy A Series has always stood for value. The Galaxy A31 embodies this in a big way, through its premium features offered at an affordable price. We designed the device with bigger screens, powerful batteries and cutting-edge cameras – to bring A new world to life,” said Justin Hume, Director: Integrated Mobility at Samsung South Africa.


There are a few phones designed for the perfect selfie as well as the Galaxy A31. Ultimately, the Galaxy A31 has the cameras and the features to turn a moment into an event – live from wherever you are. The fact is, everyone wants their selfies to look good. So for stunning daytime looks, Galaxy A31’s 20MP front camera gives you clear, high-resolution photos. And with Live focus to gently blur the background, your face becomes the star. Even with social distancing the Galaxy A31 brings you closer to the action.


See it all on a big, brilliant screen

Immerse yourself in the large 6.4-inch* Infinity-U Display of Galaxy A31. A wide aspect ratio fills your screen with content from edge to edge. You can watch your favourite videos, games and live streams in vivid FHD+ Super AMOLED.


Slim on the outside, big on the inside

The Galaxy A31 is everything you want in a phone in a slim body. Housing a large 5,000mAh(typical) battery in the 8.6 mm-thick device, it fits right in your hand and comes in a geometric design with a glossy finish.


Quad Cam lets you shoot with more perspective

Go ultra high-res with a 48MP Main Cam for crisp, clear photos day and night. A 123° 8MP Ultra Wide Cam captures more of the view. Choose the upgraded 5MP Macro Cam for highly refined close-ups, and make sure the subject always stands out with the 5MP Depth Camera’s multiple Live Focus effects.


Capture more of view from the same spot

Capture the world with the Ultra Wide Camera’s wider field of vision. And with the 48MP Main Camera, your story stays bright and clear throughout the day.


Macro Cam that captures the close-up details

Quad Cam’s built-in 5MP Macro Cam (40mm) shoots with clarity and quality helping you bring out the ultra-fine details of your close-up shots. Apply natural background blur (Bokeh) to isolate your subject and make it stand out.


Depth Camera brings your subject into the spotlight

The 5MP Depth Camera lets you adjust the depth of field before and after you nail the shot. It reduces unwanted background noise from your images to make them look more professional.


Power that keeps you going

When you are out, living life, you need a phone that can last. A 5,000mAh (typical)** battery gives you the power to stream, share and game on. If you start running low, plug in and power up with 15W Fast Charging. , where a quick 30 minute charge can keep you going all day.


Give yourself more room to play

Galaxy A31 has fast processing and spacious storage so you can focus on the now. An advanced Octa-core processor and 4GB of RAM deliver smooth and efficient multi-tasking performance. Download more and delete less with 128GB internal storage. You can add even more with a 512GB microSD card.


Game Booster gives you the edge

Maximise performance with Game Booster. You can also cut distractions and up your game with a dedicated interface and easy-to-reach menu. Frame Booster gives the A31’s graphics a smooth, life-like motion and enables you to play at your best as Game Booster learns your usage patterns to optimise battery, temperature and memory.


Defence-grade security available to everyone

Built into the A31’s hardware and software from the start, Samsung Knox protects your phone from the minute it’s turned on. Offering multi-layered security, it defends your most sensitive information from malware and malicious threats.


Your fingerprint is the key

Galaxy A31 comes with high-tech biometric authentication. The On-Screen Fingerprint scanner recognises your unique fingerprint, so you are the only one who can authenticate and unlock with a touch.


Peace of mind comes standard

Each Samsung device is designed to stringent standards, however unforeseen damage can happen. With Samsung Care+, the applicable devices are covered for accidental damages. As a special offer, A31 users can also take advantage of a once-off fee of R499 to repair a screen if the damage occurs within the first year***. This means protecting a new device like the incredible Galaxy A31 is so much easier.


The Galaxy A31 enables today’s generation to do what others can’t. It even includes access to Samsung Pay, which is the safer and simpler mobile wallet that lets you pay anywhere**** with your bank cards loaded on your device. It’s like turning your device into a wallet – in an instant. Clearly, Awesome is for Everyone. The Galaxy A31 is available from 15 May and in Prism Crush Black and Prism Crush Blue.


*Measured diagonally, the screen size is 6.4″ in the full rectangle and 6.2″ with accounting for the rounded corners. Actual viewable area is less due to the rounded corners and the camera cutout.

** Typical value tested under third-party laboratory condition. Typical value is the estimated average value considering the deviation in battery capacity among the battery samples tested under IEC 61960 standard. Rated (minimum) capacity is 4,860 mAh. Actual battery life may vary depending on network environment, usage patterns and other factors.

***Terms and conditions apply

***** 97% acceptance rate based on local trials for compatible smartphones (NFC and MST ). Compatible wearables and smartphones (NFC only) will have a lower acceptance rate as they can only be used at Contactless terminals. Terms and Conditions Apply.

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