Zenfone Max Pro M1 6GB Variant with Updated Specs Launched
Asus Zenfone Max Pro M1
Rs. 14,999 (Sale on 26th July)
159 x 76 x 8.5 mm
Front Glass With Aluminum Body
2160 x 1080 px
18:9 Aspect Ratio
Qualcomm Snapdragon 636
1.8 GHz Kryo 260
microSD Up To 2 TB
Android 8.1 (Oreo)
5000 mAh Li-Ion
WiFi 802.11 b/g/n
Dual Nano SIM
Rear Fingerprint Sensor
Asus launched the Zenfone Max Pro M1 in April. The company touted the smartphone as the device running on a completely stock version of Android 8.1 Oreo. During its initial launch, the smartphone only had two storage variants, a 3GB RAM with 32GB storage and 4GB RAM and 64GB storage. The company had promised to launch a 6GB variant of the smartphone, and it has finally delivered on its promise. The Zenfone Max Pro M1 with 6GB RAM will go on sale exclusively via Flipkart from 26th of July. Keeping in mind the track record of the previous sale, the 6GB variant may not last long. So those who were waiting for this variant should be on the for the smartphone on 26th July at 12 PM.
Why A Zenfone Max Pro M1 With A 6GB Variant?
Asus launch of a 6GB variant of the Zenfone Max Pro M1 could have something to do with the competition. The Xiaomi Mi A2 which is another mid-range smartphone has a 6GB RAM variant. So, it was only natural for Asus to launch a mid-range smartphone with a 6GB RAM variant. Since the Zenfone Max was launched recently, the company decided to launch its additional variant.
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What’s Changed With The Zenfone Max Pro M1 6GB Variant?
Apart from a new RAM and storage variant, a few other specifications have changed. The 6GB variant also has a new camera setup. The front-facing camera has a 16 MP sensor with f/2.0 aperture and a 5 MP sensor with a f/2.4 aperture. The older variants had a 13 MP and a 5 MP sensor. For the front facing camera, the 6GB variant has a 16 MP sensor as opposed to the 5 MP on the older variant. The new variant has the same 5.99-inch IPS LCD panel with a 2160 x 1080 px resolution and 18:9 aspect ratio as the older versions.
Pricing And Availability
The Asus Zenfone Max Pro M1 with 6GB RAM and 64GB storage will go on sale in India via Flipkart on 26th July starting from 12 PM. The smartphone will cost Rs. 14,999. You can buy the smartphone via this link. The smartphone will compete with the likes of the Redmi Note 5 Pro, which has a similar spec sheet and price tag.