Asus has today announced its latest budget-centric smartphone, the Zenfone Max Pro (M1) in India. At the launch event, the company has also announced that it will be bringing a higher variant of the smartphone soon.
The company has announced that it will be launching a 6GB RAM and 64GB storage variant of the Zenfone Max Pro (M1) in India pretty soon. The smartphone will come with a price tag of Rs 14,999. This is not it. The upcoming variant will come loaded with some improved camera performance as well.
The phone will feature dual rear cameras with a combination of 16-megapixel primary sensor and a 5-megapixel secondary sensor for bokeh effect. For the front, there will be a 16-megapixel shooter for selfies and video calling. Apart from this, rest of the specifications largely remains the same.
To recall, the other variants of the Zenfone Max Pro (M1) comes with a price tag of Rs 10,999 for the 3GB of RAM and Rs 12,999 for the 4GB of RAM. The phone comes with Meteor Silver and Deepsea Black colour options and it will be exclusively available on Flipkart from May 03, 2018.
The major highlight of the smartphone is the new display trend and this is the first smartphone from Asus that comes with pure Android experience along with dual rear cameras and massive battery backup. The smartphone features a 5.99-inch Full HD+ display with a screen resolution of 2160 x 1080 pixels, 450 nits brightness, 15000:1 contrast ratio and 85 percent NTSC colour gamut. The device is powered by a Qualcomm Snapdragon 636 processor along with Adreno 509 GPU.
Asus Zenfone Max Pro (M1) features a dual-camera setup at the rear, which comes with a combination of 13-megapixel primary sensor with f/2.2 aperture, PDAF, 5 element lens, 80-degree wide angle lens, while there is a 5-megapixel secondary sensor for bokeh effects.For the front, there is an 8-megapixel front-facing camera f/2.0 aperture, 85.5 wide angle lens and 26mm focal length.
The smartphone runs on Android 8.1 Oreo with near stock experience and it features a 5000mAh battery with 10W charger. The device also ships with a passive Max-box amplifier which boosts the audio experience by a significant margin. The fingerprint sensor at the back panel works fine in our testing as well. On the connectivity front, it supports 4G VoLTE, WiFi, Bluetooth 4.2, dual-SIM, dedicated microSD card slot, GPS and micro USB port.