ASUS debut the ASUS Zenfone Max Pro M1 in the Indian Market exclusively on Flipkart. According to Engadget, The devices features and specifications where selected after ASUS did a survey of 2000 of its Indian customers.
The device is squarely aimed at the very competitive Indian midrange phone market where there are competitors such as Samsung and Chinese brands such as Xiaomi which recently launched their popular Redmi Note 5 Pro device.
The ASUS Zenfone Max Pro M1 shares many of the features of its rival device, the Redmi Note 5 Pro. A six-inch LCD screen, Snapdragon 636 processor, and facial recognition. The Zenfone, however, excels with its 5,000mAh battery, a brighter screen and pixel contrast ratio.
This is Intrestingly ASUS first stock Andriod Device having used their ZenUI in previously released devices. The device comes in Android 8.1 Oreo but ASUS promises at least two major OS updates.
The device comes with an option of 3GB or 4GB RAM and is Powered by an SD 636 System on Chip (SoC). The device should be on sale come the 3rd of May 2018 via Flipkart.
ASUS Zenfone Max Pro M1 Specification
- 5.99 inch Full HD+ IPS screen
- 1.8 GHz Octa-core processor
- 3GB/4GB RAM
- Adreno 509 GPU
- 13 Megapixel + 5 Megapixel rear camera with dual LED Flash
- 8 Megapixel front camera with LED Flash
- 5,00 mAh battery
- 32 GB/64GB internal storage can be expanded
- Andriod 8 Oreo
A 5,000mAh battery also comes with quick charging support allowing you to charge the device in 2 and a half hours. Purchasers will be able to use a dual SIM and expandable storage simultaneously.
ASUS Zenfone Max Pro M1 will go for Rs. 10,999 ($165.25) for 3GB RAM / 32 SSD model and Rs. 12,999 ($195.30) for 4GB RAM / 64 SSD model. It comes in Deep sea Black and Gray colours. It will go on sale in India from 3 May 2018 via Flipkart.