A powerful combination of massive battery, Full-view display, a dual camera, Snapdragon SoC and dynamic 2nd generation NXP Amplifier, all in an affordable price tag. That’s the new Asus ZenFone Max Pro M1 android smartphone launched in India from the Taiwanese mobile vendor Asus. What’s more good about the phone is that it runs on stock Android instead of any custom UI skin. Thus offering you a seamless and a more secure mobile experience.
Asus ZenFone Max Pro M1 will come in two memory variants. The 3GB RAM and 32GB storage variant of the phone is priced at Rs 10,999. Whereas the 4GB RAM and 64GB storage variant will retail for Rs 12,999. You would also get a choice of colours to choose from – Midnight Black and Grey. The mobile will be available for purchase exclusively via Flipkart and sale starts on 3rd May 2018.
If you’re craving for more power and features, there is another variant for Asus ZenFone Max Pro M1. It will combine 6GB RAM, 64GB of storage, upgraded dual camera of 16-megapixel+5-megapixel and a 16-megapixel front camera. This specific model is priced at Rs 14,999, however, will only be available at a later date.
Offers and Sale
As Asus ZenFone Max Pro M1 is a Flipkart exclusive, the e-commerce retailer is adding a special offer for its customers. Flipkart will be offering Complete Mobile Protection for the mobile. This exclusive plan would cover broken screens, liquid damage, hardware and software issues, theft, etc. The plan is available for an introductory price of Rs 49 for a year.
Asus ZenFone Max Pro M1 specification and Features
Well, back to the Asus ZenFone Max Pro M1 hardware and features. The mobile boasts a premium all-metal body that’s still slim, lightweight and elegant to hold in you’re hand. It flaunts a 5.99-inch full HD+ IPS (1080 by 2160 pixels) Full-view display with an 18:9 aspect ratio. The display is further protected with a 2.5D curved glass over the top.
Powering the Asus ZenFone Max Pro M1 is a 1.8 GHz octa-core Qualcomm Snapdragon 636 processor paired with either 3GB or 4GB of RAM, depending upon your choice. The mobile is available in 32GB or 64GB of internal storage. If you need more space, then you could further expand the storage using a microSD card, which got its own dedicated card slot. The phone runs on stock Android Oreo 8.1 OS with no bloatware.
Dual Camera and Big Battery
Coming to photography, the Asus ZenFone Max Pro M1 sports a dual rear camera. It’s a combination of 13-megapixel PDAF sensor with f/2.2 aperture and a 5-megapixel dedicated depth sensor. You could use the camera to capture those photos with bokeh effect and 4K videos with incredible colour and detail. For selfie addicts, the mobile carries an 8-megapixel front camera with f/2.2 aperture. It can capture super-sharp selfies and have Camera Mode with 10 effects beauty modes. The front camera is assisted with a soft light LED flash.
Coming to connectivity, the Asus ZenFone Max Pro M1 supports dual SIM cards via its triple card slot. The mobile works on 4G LTE with VoLTE support, 3G and 2G network support, Wi-Fi 802.11 b/g/n, Bluetooth 4.2 and a 3.5mm headphone jack. For audiophiles, the mobile can offer immersive audio experience with its 2nd generation NXP Amplifier and 5-magnet Speaker. There is also a fingerprint reader placed at the back of the device.
Finally, the Asus ZenFone Max Pro M1 packs a massive 5000mAh battery that can keep you going for up to 2 days without the need for charging. According to the company, the mobile’s battery can deliver up to 199 hours of music playback, up to 12 hours of gaming and up to 28 hours of Wi-Fi web browsing. In addition, the mobile comes with a 10 W adapter for fast charging.