In fact, the strongest contender to the sensational Redmi Note 5 Pro in India. This is what we’ve to say regarding the new Asus product, Zenfone Max Pro M1 that has been launched just right now exclusive for India. With extra-ordinary specifications at an extra-reasonable pricing, the device is all set to conquer the budget segment.
Moving onto the all goodies that the Zenfone Max Pro M1 brings to the Indian sub-continent. Well, we must say that Asus has incorporated best-in-class hardware on the device. Powered by Qualcomm Snapdragon 636 Mobile Platform, the device will be available in two variants initially. The base model with 3/32GB storage option is priced at ₹ 10,999, whereas the 4/64GB model is up for grab at just ₹ 12,999.
If 32/64GB storage is not at all enough for you, then you ought to be happy to hear that it’s got a dedicated slot for microSD card. As an icing on the cake, the slot supports expansion upto 2TB (even 0.5TB microSD card is not properly available on the market currently). Nevertheless, the implemetation should be a boon for data hungry peoples.
The Max Pro M1 boasts a massive 6-inch FHD+ LCD display. Yes, the aspect ratio is kept at our favorite 18:9 and Asus call it as Fullview display tuned at 1500:1 contrast ratio. It houses a dual-camera setup of 13+5MP combo vertically alligned on the back-side. An 8MP front facing camera is provided for quenching your thirst of selfies.
Asus has did some fine improvements in the audio department as well. The device features 2×Speakers tuned by NXP. The firm claims the speakers to offer crystal clear surround audio with minimal distortion and noise. All in all, the device gets juice from a humongous 5000mAh battery.
The device runs pure Android Oreo 8.1 on-board. Interestingly, Asus has assured that the device will be getting major update till Android Q. That means, at least two major updates are destined to hit the Max Pro M1.
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Asus Zenfone Max Pro M1 Availability and Pricing
As earlier mentioned, the Zenfone Max Pro M1 will be available in two variants. However, Asus India has plan of launching a higher-variant also with 6GB of RAM sometime later. Apart from the increase in RAM, the high-end model will feature an improved 16+8MP rear-camera modules as well as a 16MP selfie camera. For all these, Asus is asking you only Rs.14,999 once the variant is made available.
Well, there have been lots of surprises during the launch event that took place today. The exclusive partnership with the e-commerce giant, Flipkart being a masterstroke from the Taiwanese firm and worth mentioning here. As its result, Flipkart offers a Complete Mobile Protection for the device at an introductory price of mere Rs. 49. Moreover, lots of impressive value added services are up on the sleeves due to this exclusive partnership.