ASUS ZenFone Max Pro (M1) officially announced in India

Asus Zenfone Max Pro M1

Asus Zenfone Max Pro M1

With the Max Pro M1, Asus has also nailed the pricing as the line-up starts at Rs 10,999 for the 3GB RAM variant and goes up to 14,999 for the 6GB RAM. Honestly, Asus had me sold, on that very fact the first time I saw the ZenFone Max Pro M1 in flesh, a week before its official launch.

Talking about the device, it comes with the metal unibody design with 2.5D curved glass on the front. The ZenFone Max Pro comes with two SIM slots supporting 4G LTE speeds up to 150 Mbps, and an additional microSD slot to expand storage by up to 2 TB. Also to note is that the display on the Note 5 Pro has a significant chin on the bottom and top and thus has a screen-to-body ratio of 77.4 percent, which is relatively lower than the newly launched Asus phone. Even on the front, the Zenfone device's black colour looks better as compared to the white visible ones on the Note 5 Pro.

If Xiaomi doesn't buckle and increase the production, the Zenfone Max Pro (M1) will take a massive bite of the former's market share within a few months. In the affordable segment, that is.

On paper, the Asus Zenfone Max Pro packs excellent specifications which are completely in-line with the Xiaomi Redmi Note 5 Pro and in some aspects, the device masters the latter. The phone features stunning 450cd/m2 brightness, 1500:1 contrast ratio and an 85% NTSC color gamut to give users a magnificent visual experience.

Question: Does the Asus Zenfone Max Pro M1 support USB OTG? Powered by the octa-core Snapdragon 636 processor, the phone has Adreno 509 GPU, 3/4/6GB RAM, and 32/64GB internal storage.

With stock Android 8.1 Oreo and Snapdragon 636 SoC, performance was extremely smooth on this device. However, Asus India has plan of launching a higher-variant also with 6GB of RAM sometime later.

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Zenfone Max Pro M1 features a dual camera setup at the back with a 13-megapixel primary Omnivision sensor (f/2.2 aperture) and a 5-megapixel secondary depth sensing sensor.

Photography-wise, the ZenFone Max Pro has a 13MP + 5MP pairing for the bokeh-enabled main camera, and on the other side there's an 8MP front camera plus an LED flash for easier selfies. For security, there is a rear-mounted fingerprint sensor and Face unlock feature.

Which brings us to software.

The device runs pure Android Oreo 8.1 on-board. As the phone weighs around 180 grams.

"India remains a key market for our smartphone business and we wanted India to be one of the first countries to receive our brand new ZenFone Max Pro (M1)", said Mr. Shen. The ZenFone Max Pro M1, for your reference, ships with a sound recorder, an FM radio and a calculator, that are in-house Asus, and also a camera app that has been given some extra treatment. The variant also comes with enhanced camera functions. Asus has today unveiled the Asus Zenfone Max Pro (M1) (will refer it as the Zenfone Max Pro going forward). It comes with a 5-magnet speaker and an NXP smart amplifier.

Question: How is the audio experience of Zenfone Max Pro M1? . These apps are locked to the phone and the user cannot remove them, as there is an option to disable these apps but not an option to uninstall them. We will be running Zenfone Max Pro through its paces to check its performance, battery life, photo quality and more in the coming week.

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