The much awaited suspense from Asus #UnbeatablePerformer had to be exclusive in Flipkart. While Asus didn’t reveal much about the smartphone at the press event hosted by Flipkart earlier week. But finally after being not fared all that well in India last year, the Taiwanese manufacturer is looking to change its fortunes with their new beast. The ZenFone Max Pro M1 has been launched at 12:30pm today at an event in New Delhi. It is an India-first device which comes at budget segment – specifically against the likes of Redmi Note 5 Pro. Same specs as Xiaomi’s budget phone as 18:9 full-HD+ display, Snapdragon 636, 4GB of RAM and 64GB of storage, face unlock and a dual rear camera.
Only difference is the battery. Having the 5000mAh battery the ZenFone Max Pro M1 is surely the battery beast. After Asus’s all smartphones came with ZenUI interface, the company has decided to go with a pure Android interface, with the phone running Android 8.1 Oreo out of the box. So without wasting any time let’s check out specs of ZenFone Max Pro M1.
ASUS ZenFone Max Pro M1 specs
|DISPLAY||5.99-inch 18:9 FHD+ (2160×1080) IPS LCD panel
403ppi pixel density
450 nits brightness
|DIMENSIONS||159 x 76 x 8.61mm|
|COLORS||Meteor Silver, Deepsea Black|
|SoC||Octa-core Qualcomm Snapdragon 636
Eight Kryo 260 cores up to 1.8GHz
|OPERATING SYSTEM||Android 8.1 Oreo|
microSD slot up to 256GB
|REAR CAMERA||13MP Omnivision 16880 (f/2.2 lens) + 5MP secondary camera
PDAF, LED flash
4K video recording
|FRONT CAMERA||8MP f/2.0
1080p video recording
|FINGERPRINT||Rear fingerprint sensor|
|CONNECTIVITY||LTE with VoLTE
Wi-Fi 802.11 b/g/n, Bluetooth 4.2 with AptX, GPS, GLONASS
Micro-USB, 3.5mm audio jack
Fast charging (5V/2A)
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The ZenFone Max Pro M1 is set to go on sale in India from May 3, and will be exclusive to Flipkart in India. There will be 3 variant with 3GB of RAM and 32GB of storage will cost ₹10,999, and 4GB of RAM and 64GB of storage will cost ₹12,999. ASUS is also set to launch a version with 6GB of RAM and 64GB of internal storage for ₹14,999 in the coming weeks.