Samsung Galaxy M10 Vs Galaxy M20

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Samsung has finally started its Galaxy M series with the launch of entry-level Galaxy M10 and M20. The affordable handsets aimed for budget phone lovers who are fond of good quality devices. We have made an early preview to help you to know which Galaxy M smartphone you should experience? OR, Should you spend extras for Galaxy M20 over M10 to the investigation of better specs? Read on to get the answers.

6.2in Vs 6.3in Display

Samsung M10 and M20 have a similar design e.g. Metal Back and Plastic Front, a Large Display, Halo Selfie Notch, trendy aspects ratio, and Dual Vertically Aligned Cameras Setup at the top-left corner on Back. Look wise, you can differentiate both devices just with a Rear Fingerprint Sensor which is available in M20.

Though the Galaxy M handsets have PLS TFT capacitive touchscreens, they are different in size and resolution. Samsung M10 has a 6.2inches HD+ display, 19:9 viewing aspects and 720x1520 pixels resolution to give 270 pixels per inch density. However, the Samsung M20 is bigger as well as brighter having a 6.3inches FHD+ display, 19.5:9 screen aspects, and 1080x2340 pixels resolution to offer much better density at 409 PPI.

The M10 is wider with 75.6 mm dimension and has 163 grams weight. On the other side, the M20 is taller and thicker respectively with 156.4 mm height and 8.8 mm thickness, and it is weighty with 186 grams.

OS: Samsung Galaxy M10 and M20 are running Experience 9.5 UI on top of Android 8.1 (Oreo) so you would feel the same software experience with both Samsung mobile phones.

Exynos 7870 Vs Exynos 7904 (Performance Test)

Samsung M20 is better in performance. Both the Galaxy M smartphones get Samsung personal chip inside. With the M10, you are getting Exynos 7870 chipset, Octa-core 1.6GHz processor of Cortex-A53 and Mali-T830 MP1 GPU. The combo offers good performance and graphics, but not enough to beat Samsung M20 powered by Exynos 7904 SoC, Octa-core 1.8GHz CPU, and Mali-G72 MP2 GPU.

We can also calculate performance with the help of benchmarking scores. Samsung M10 received 46,000 scores while the M20 got 116,375 scores by AnTuTu for overall efficiency. As we know, higher is better. This shows the Galaxy M20 is 2x efficient than M10.

For a multitasking mobile user, the Samsung M20 with 3GB RAM and 32GB Storage is a better choice than M10’s 2GB RAM and 16GB ROM. MicroSD card slot is available in both. The Galaxy M10 single-core benchmarking scores are 724 and multi-core scores are 3637. Coming to the Galaxy M20, it achieves 1312 scores for single-core and 4121 scores for multi-core performance.

If you are not satisfied in the company of 3GB option, you can go for a 4GB RAM variant of Galaxy M20 with 64GB ROM.

Read also: Realme C1 (2019) Vs Galaxy M10


5MP Vs 8MP Selfie Camera

Talking about selfies, the Galaxy M20 wins again in comparison to the Samsung M10. The M20 comes with 8MP Front Camera while the M10 sports 5MP Front Facing Lens. Both the devices have f/2.0 aperture, HDR mode and 1080p video calling support. Face Unlock is available for both M line smartphones.

Dual Camera Photography: Galaxy M10 and M20 contain the same dual rear cameras, 13MP (f/1.9) wide-angled optics plus 5MP (f/2.2) depth sensor. Therefore, both of them will offer you a similar photography experience. They support AI beauty, panorama, HDR, portrait mode, and Full HD video recording at 30fps.

3400mAh Vs 5000mAh Battery

With a single full charge, the Li-Ion 3400mAh non-removable battery of Samsung M10 could live up to 15 hours for mixed usage; however, the Galaxy M20 with a monster Li-Ion 5000mAh non-removable battery can survive more than 24 hours with multimedia usage.

Unfortunately, none of the above allows Fast Charging. The M10 gets recharged fully within 1 hour and 30 minutes. But, the M20 takes 2 hours to fill up a 100% battery life.

$120 Vs $150

Samsung Galaxy M10 cost value for standard 2GB/16GB as $120 and the 3GB/32GB variant will price tag to you like $130. However, the Galaxy M20 worth for standard 3GB/32GB is for $150 and the 4GB/64GB version will cost equal to $180.

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Galaxy M20 Price

Galaxy M10 Price

Are You Curious About Where To Buy Galaxy M?

The most newly introduced Samsung M line is available for purchase in restricted regions. The Galaxy M10 and M20 smartphones are offering at Amazon store as elite products in India. The Pricing details have been announced as we mentioned above while the pre-orders and sales will start from February 5 in the country. If you can’t wait then get it overseas by paying additional taxes, but we hope Samsung will soon ship the Galaxy M line-up devices in supplementary countries.


Samsung Galaxy M10 is an excellent budget smartphone offering you 6.2inches halo display, dual main rear camera photography and experience 9.5 UI under $150 price. But when we look at the comparison specs sheet, you may agree with the Galaxy M20 which comes with superior features e.g. a bigger and brighter display, more storage, better performance, fingerprint lock, and 5000mAh battery lifetime for spending only extra 30 dollars over M10 which doesn’t consider a horrific deal.

Let’s see the comparison list below, Galaxy M20 Vs Other Similar Phones.

Galaxy M20 Vs M30

Samsung M30 is said to be the successor of the M20 which would have Triple Rear Camera Setup and familiar M line-up design to offer you. You can glimpse the technical specs comparison, Galaxy M20 Vs Rumored Galaxy M30.

Galaxy M20 Vs Redmi Note 7

Redmi Note 7 is the cheapest device in mobile records history to bring support for a 48MP Camera. At the similar price of Galaxy M20, you can experience a lot more with Redmi smartphone. Get the technical feature differences, Galaxy M20 Vs Redmi Note 7.

Galaxy M20 Vs Samsung A7

Galaxy A7 is another competing smartphone with the highlight Super AMOLED Display. You can see further details here related to Galaxy M20 Vs A7.

Galaxy M20 Vs Honor 8X

Huawei Honor 8X is a pretty unruffled handset having a 6.5inches bigger display and a decent performance by the good in itself the Kirin 710. Is Honor 8X is better for you than Galaxy M20? Let’s see Galaxy M20 Vs Honor 8X.

Galaxy M20 Vs Honor 8C

In the list of Mobile Phones Under $200, the Honor 8C brings powerful performance with SD636 SoC and longer-life endurance with a 4000mAh battery. Which one is more suitable in durability? Check here Galaxy M20 Vs Honor 8C.

Galaxy M20 Vs Realme 2 Pro

Are you a gaming lover or ready to have multitasking? Which budget smartphone is your choice either Galaxy M20 or the beautiful Realme 2 Pro? Here is the answer, Galaxy M20 Vs Realme 2 Pro but choose after great intensive study.

Galaxy M20 Vs A7 (2018)

Samsung Galaxy A7 (2018) is one of the executioner flagships offering amazing photography experience and the brand’s first phone to support Triple Rear Camera Setup. Could Galaxy M line-up devices meet your camera requirements as earlier Samsung A7? Take a look at Galaxy M20 Vs A7 (2018).

Galaxy M20 Vs Oneplus 6T

Premium quality in smartphones is a favorite subject of mobile consumers and Oneplus 6T is one of those high-end devices touching the Snapdragon 845 performance, 20MP Selfie Master, and 6GB RAM. But, the entire specifications won’t impress you if you can’t live your cell-phone for a satisfactory time. With a 3700mAh battery, Oneplus 6T could fulfill your working day needs or you would have to migrate to Galaxy M20 which is on stand with a 5000mAh battery. Let’s know Galaxy M20 Vs Oneplus 6T.

Galaxy M20 Vs Honor Play

Huawei Honor Play is a mid-range smartphone having a 6.3inches display in size, dual rear cameras, and 4GB RAM. All these features you can get with Samsung M20 in half of the price. Visit this link for further details Galaxy M20 Vs Honor Play.

Galaxy M20 Vs M10

We have already reviewed the smartphones as you can see above, but for technical specs listing you can visit Galaxy M20 Vs M10

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