The Samsung Galaxy M11 has finally joined the M series and as expected, it comes with some upgrade here and there. Well, since this is the successor of last year’s Galaxy M10, it brings a rear-mounted fingerprint scanner as an added features plus additional snapper on the back.
Samsung Galaxy M11 Key Specs & Features
- 6.4 inches PLS TFT Display, 720 x 1560 pixels, 19.5:9 ratio (~268 ppi)
- Android 10.0; One UI 2.0
- Octa-core Qualcomm SDM450 Snapdragon 450 (14 nm)
- 3/4GB RAM
- 32/64GB Built-in Storage up to 256GB Memory Card
- 13 MP + 5 MP + 2 MP Triple Rear Cameras
- 8 MP Front Camera
- 4G LTE Network
- Fingerprint (rear-mounted)
- Fast charging 15W
- Non-removable Li-Ion 5000 mAh Battery
Design and Display
The Samsung Galaxy M11 is wrapped with polycarbonate on the back shell. You will get it in three different colors such as Black, Metallic Blue, and Violet which adds a modern twist to the fashionably simple frame.
The smooth curved of the side design allows you to grip the phone comfortably in your hand for easy navigation. The Galaxy M11 looks good and will definitely feel good to hold.
It measures 161.4 x 76.3 x 9 mm in dimensions and weighs 197 grams.
The Samsung Galaxy M11 offers a 6.4″ HD+ Infinity-O Display that provides edge-to-edge coverage which lets users enjoy videos and gaming. The screen has a resolution of 720 x 1560 pixels, a 268 PPI density and 81.6% screen-to-body ratio.
The triple rear cameras set-up on the Galaxy M11 features a 13MP Main shooter which promises to take clear images day and night. Another 5MP Ultra Wide sensor promising to capture anything in front of you with clear details.
The 2MP depth sensor works to highlights the subject of your photo by blurring the background. The ultrawide camera allows users to capture 77° wide-angle and 115° ultra-wide-angle photos.
As for the 2 MP depth sensor, it lets you adjust the depth of field before and after you nail the shot. This, however, reduces unwanted background noise from your images to make them look professional. Upfront is an 8 MP camera that uses Live focus to gently blur the background so that you will get a perfect shot anywhere.
Hardware and Software
On paper, the Samsung Galaxy M11 has a Qualcomm SDM450 Snapdragon 450 chipset that is based on 11nm process technology. The Octa-core processor is clocking at a speed of 1.8 GHz and it has Adreno 506 GPU. Powering the phone is One UI 2.0 based on Android 10 operating system.
As for the storage, it comes in two variants. The standard comes with 3GB RAM and 32GB, while the bigger model comes with 64GB and 4GB RAM. You can still expand it using a micro SD card.
Battery and Network
The M11 draws its power from a massive 5000 mAh battery that has support for 15W fast charging which delivers more charge in less time.
Other features on the device include a dual SMS with 4G LTE Network, WiFi, WiFi Direct, Bluetooth v4.2, GPS, Glonass, Beidou, Galileo for location tracking, FM radio and Type C USB cable.
Samsung Galaxy M11 Price and Availability
The Samsung Galaxy M11 is expected to cost around $145 which converts to 54,000 Naira in Nigeria.
In Ghana, the M11 will sell at a price of 850 Ghs and 15,500 Ksh in Kenya. You can order the phone at any online leading store across the country.
Samsung Galaxy M11 Specs
Here are a few specs of the Samsung Galaxy M11:
- Platform: Android 10.0; One UI 2
- Processor: Qualcomm SDM450 Snapdragon 450 (14 nm), Octa-core 1.8 GHz Cortex-A53
- GPU: Adreno 506
- Memory: 3GB, 4GB RAM
- Colours: Black, Metallic Blue, Violet
- Dimension: 161.4 x 76.3 x 9 mm
- Weight: 197 g
- SIM Type: Nano-SIM, dual stand-by
- SIM Count: Dual SIM (Nano-SIM, dual stand-by)
- Display: 6.4 inches PLS TFT Display, 720 x 1560 pixels, 19.5:9 ratio (~268 ppi)
- Screen Protection: Yes
- Foldable Display: No
- Rear Camera: 13 MP (wide) + 5 MP (ultrawide) + 2 MP (depth) Triple Cameras, 1080p@30fps
- Rear Camera Features: LED flash, panorama, HDR
- Front Camera: 8 MP
- Built-in Storage: 32GB, 64GB
- Memory Card Support: Yes, microSDXC (dedicated slot)
- Bundled Cloud Storage: Yes
- 2G GSM: Yes, GSM 850 / 900 / 1800 / 1900 – SIM 1 & SIM 2
- 2G CDMA 1X: Yes
- 3G WCDMA: Yes, HSDPA 850 / 900 / 1900 / 2100
- 3G CDMA EVDO: Yes
- 4G LTE: Yes, LTE band 1(2100), 3(1800), 5(850), 7(2600), 8(900), 20(800), 38(2600), 40(2300), 41(2500)
- 5G: No
Internet & Connectivity
- GPRS: Yes
- EDGE: Yes
- 3G/WCDMA/HSPA: Yes
- HSPA+: Yes
- CDMA EVDO: Yes
- 4G LTE: Yes
- 5G: No
- WLAN: Yes, Wi-Fi 802.11 b/g/n, Wi-Fi Direct, hotspot
- Wi-Fi Hotspot: Yes
- Bluetooth: Yes, 4.2, A2DP
- NFC: No
- Infradeeppink Blaster: No
- USB Port: Yes, 2.0, Type-C 1.0 reversible connector
- SMS/MMS: Yes
- Instant Messaging: Yes
- Push Emails: Yes
- Email Protocol: Yes
- Music Player: Yes
- Video Player: Yes
- FM Radio: Yes
- Loudspeaker: Yes
- 3.5mm Jack: Yes
- Navigation: Yes, with A-GPS, GLONASS, BDS
- Maps: Yes
Sensors & Control
- Digital Compass: Yes
- Accelerometer: Yes
- Proximity Sensor: Yes
- Light Sensor: Yes
- Barometer: No
- SpO2: No
- Pedometer: Yes
- Heart Rate Monitor: No
- Gyroscope: Yes
- Fingerprint Scanner: Yes, (rear-mounted),
- Iris Scanner: No
- Face Unlock: Yes
- Stylus Pen: No
- Intelligent Digital Assistant: Yes
- Motion Sensing / Gesture Control: Yes
- Voice Control: Yes
- Video Streaming: Yes
- Active Noise Cancellation: Yes
- Wireless Charging: No
- Built-in Mobile Payment: No
- Water Resistant: No
- Dust Resistant: No
- Image Editor: Yes
- Video Editor: Yes
- Document Viewer: Yes
- Document Editor: Yes
- Battery: Non-Removable Li-Po 5000 mAh battery
- Talktime: –
- Standby Time: –
- Fast Charging: Yes