Asus is making a comeback in India after ut left the country a few years ago. The company has not launched a device in India in recent times mainly because of the stiff competition from Chinese smartphone giants like Xiaomi, Huawei etc. Now with the Zenfone Max Pro M2, Asus, a Taiwanese tech giant is launching itself into the already saturated India smartphone market. However, before the M2, the Asus Zenfone Max Pro M1 has already been sold in India. The M1 was a huge success and this is what has motivated Asus to follow it up with the Zenfone Max Pro M2. In this post, we will be looking at the full specifications and photos of this new midrange smartphone from the company.
Asus Zenfone Max Pro M2 design and display
The design of this device is very cool and attractive. It has this glass-like design with “dynamic optical finish” that makes it feel premium. The only downside of this is the fact that it makes it prone to scratches. At the front, the smartphone boasts of a huge 6.3-inch Full HD+ display with Corning Gorilla Glass 6 protection. This is the cheapest smartphone with Gorilla glass 6 protection in the market.
Zenfone Max Pro M2 storage and processor
This is where the “mid-range specs” come in. The smartphone is powered by a Qualcomm Snapdragon 660 processor paired with an Adreno 512 GPU. Surprisingly, it has 3 RAM variants. A 3GB, 4GB, and 6GB. In terms of storage capacity, it has 2 variants- a 32GB and 64GB variant. Not forgetting the fact that it has a two nano-SIM card and a microSD card to expand storage up to 2TB.
Asus Zenfone Max Pro M2 camera and battery
The device has a vertically aligned, dual rear camera located at the top left corner just beside the fingerprint scanner. It has a 12MP Sony IMX486 sensor with f/1.8 aperture combined with a 5MP depth sensor. For selfie, it has a front camera of 13MP selfie camera with f/2.0 aperture and an LED flash. In terms of battery capacity, the Asus Zenfone Max Pro M2 has a massive 5000mAh battery capacity. Unfortunately, it has no fast charging capability which means it will take a very long time to charge.
Asus Zenfone Max Pro M2 software and price
The company says the device will be coming with android 8.1 Oreo out of the box. Notwithstanding, it will be receiving a Pie 9.0 update real soon. However, it also comes with stock android and has only 3 pre-installed apps (Facebook, Messenger, and Instagram). The price will be $181 which is quite affordable.