When it was released in March 2020, the Galaxy M31 was one of the best cheap smartphones in India. It was the first to gain numerous software enhancements following its launch due to its unique positioning. It was, in fact, the first Samsung cheap smartphone to receive Android 11. It is now receiving the Android 12 upgrade as well.
Samsung has begun seeding the Android 12 update for the Galaxy M31, according to SamMobile. The phone’s current version of Android comes with One UI 4.1 and security upgrades till March 2022.
The update is now available in India. Users in this region can verify the availability of the OTA upgrade on their unit by going to Settings > Software update > Download and install. Other countries should receive the update in the coming days.
The Galaxy M31 has received its second major software upgrade, Android 12. The smartphone will not receive any new Android updates in the future because it is no longer eligible for Samsung’s three or four-year OS updates. Users can expect security patches for at least another two years.
The Samsung Galaxy M31 launched with a 6.4-inch FHD+ Super AMOLED display, Exynos 9611 SoC, 64MP (wide) + 8MP (ultra-wide) + 5MP (macro) + 5MP (depth) quad-camera configuration, 32MP selfie camera, fingerprint sensor on the back, 6,000mAh battery, and 15W fast charging capability.