Asus Zenfone Max Pro M1 with 5000mAh battery, 18:9 screen launched

Asus Zenfone Max Pro M1

The Asus Zenfone Max Pro M1 has made its global debut in India, launching in the country as a mid-range phone with a giant 5000mAh battery. The powerhouse is supposed to last for 2 days without stopping, allowing you to play games for 12 hours or listen to music for 199 hours. There’s a 10W charger in the mix as well.

Asus has announced 3 versions of the Zenfone Max Pro M1. The entry-level model contains 3GB of RAM and 32GB of ROM at a Rs 10999 price tag, the middle option grants 4GB of RAM and 64GB of ROM at Rs 12999, and the third offers 6GB of RAM and 64GB of ROM at Rs 14999.

The 6GB/64GB Zenfone Max Pro M1 additionally features a 16MP + 5MP dual camera setup at the back and a 16MP shooter up front. This is in contrast to the 3GB/32GB and 4GB/64GB variant’s 13MP + 5MP rear and 8MP selfie lenses. Both systems offer bokeh effects to blur the background and keep the subject in focus.

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Asus says it’s placed a nearly stock version of Android Oreo 8.1 inside the handset, but there are a few pre-installed apps. It’s also promising OS updates to Android P and Android Q. The company’s hopped on the Face Unlock and 18:9 aspect ratio trend as well, giving its 5.99-inch screen a resolution of 2160 x 1080p.

Specifications of the Asus Zenfone Max Pro M1:

– OS: Android 8.1 Oreo
– Display: 5.99-inch 18:9, 1080 × 2160 pixels
– Storage: 32GB/64GB, expandable up to 2TB
– RAM: 3GB/4GB/6GB
– CPU: 1.8GHz octa-core Snapdragon 636
– GPU: Adreno 509
– Battery: 5000mAh
– Camera: 13MP/16MP + 5MP rear, 8MP/16MP front
– Size: 76 x 159 x 8.46mm
– Weight: 180g
– Connectivity: dual-SIM, 4G VoLTE, Wi-Fi, Bluetooth 4.2, GPS, NFC, USB OTG

The 3GB/32GB and 4GB/64GB iterations of the Zenfone Max Pro M1 are going to be sold via Flipkart starting from May 3. The 6GB/64GB model doesn’t have a release date, but Asus says it’s coming out soon.