ASUS just launched the Zenfone Max Pro M1, the company’s latest mid-range smartphone as it had promised. It has a 5.99-inch Full HD+ 2.5D curved glass display, is powered by Snapdragon 636 SoC with up to 6GB RAM, runs stock Android 8.1 (Oreo), has a 13-megapixel rear camera with LED flash along with a secondary 5-megapixel camera to capture the depth information for portrait shots and a 8-megapixel front camera with LED flash.
The Asus ZenfoneMax Pro M1 will be available via Flipkart exclusively from May 3 in two variants, one with 3GB RAM and 32GB ROM priced at Rs 10,999 and another with 4GB RAM and 64GB ROM, which is priced at Rs 12,999. It will be available for purchase in Deepsea Black and Gray colour models. Asus will also soon announce a 6GB RAM and 64GB ROM variant of the device, which will cost Rs 14,999. The yet to be launched model will come with upgraded 16MP dual and rear cameras as well.
For launch offers, Asus has partnered with Vodafone to offer free 10GB of data per month for one year for the Zenfone Max Pro M1 customers. This is valid for both, the telcos prepaid and postpaid users, but prepaid customers will have to perform a recharge worth Rs 199 or above to avail the offer whereas Vodafone RED postpaid users who have opted for Rs 399 and above plan will automatically be eligible to avail the offer. At the time of the sale, customers will also get Rs 1,000 off on exchange with the smartphone on select models, along with a no-cost EMI of up to 12 months on all credit cards and all Bajaj Finserv card holders. Flipkart has also announced its “Complete Mobile Protection” plan, which is said to cover “everything that can go wrong with a phone, except theft.” The online retailer will be offering the service for Rs 999 per year but it will be available for Rs 49 with the Asus Zenfone Max Pro M1.
ASUS Zenfone Max Pro M1 specifications
- 5.99-inch (2160×1080 pixels) Full HD+ 18:9 2.5D curved glass display with 1500:1 contrast ratio, 85% NTSC color gamut, 450 nits brightness
- 1.8GHz Octa-Core Snapdragon 636 14nm Mobile Platform with Adreno 509 GPU
- 3GB RAM with 32GB storage, 4GB /6GB RAM with 64GB storage, expandable memory up to 2TB with microSD
- Android 8.1 (Oreo)
- Dual SIM (nano + nano)
- 13MP / 16MP rear camera with LED Flash, PDAF, 1.12μm pixel size, f/2.2 aperture, secondary 5MP camera
- 8MP / 16MP front-facing camera with soft LED flash, f/2.2 aperture
- Fingerprint sensor, Face unlock
- 3.5mm audio jack, 5-magnet speaker, NXP Smart Amp
- Dimensions: 159x 76x 8.46mm; Weight: 180g
- 4G VoLTE, Wi-Fi 802.11 a/b/g/n (2.4GHz + 5GHz), Bluetooth 4.2, GPS + GLONASS
- 5000mAh battery with fast charging
ASUS Zenfone Max Pro M1 Box Contents
Inside the box you will get the handset, user manual, warranty card, data cable (USB To Micro USB) and travel charger 5V / 2A. SAR Value is 0.547 (Head) and 1.340 (Body). Users will also get the Max-Box inside the box. The Max-Box is a passive amplifier made of cardboard, it increases the sound output by 1.7x times.