Asus has launched two new competitively priced affordable smartphones – Zenfone Max M2 and Zenfone Max Pro M2 – in India. These M-series phones run stock Android, brandish competent chipsets, and have prices ranging from Rs. 9,999 to Rs. 16,999. Let us take a quick look at the specifications of these new mobiles.
Asus Zenfone Max M2 & Zenfone Max Pro M2 Features
As evident from the names, Zenfone Max Pro M2 is the high-end version among two phones. The Max Pro M2 features a 6.3-inch Full HD+ display with an aspect ratio of 19:9. The other differentiating factor this phone entails is that it is the first phone in this segment to feature Gorilla Glass 6 for protection. It is powered by the Snapdragon 660 AIE chipset with Adreno 512 GPU supporting on the graphics front. On the other hand, Zenfone Max M2 features a 6.3-inch HD+ display with an aspect ratio os 19:9. This phone features the slightly lower-end Snapdragon 632 chipset coupled with Adreno 506 GPU.
The Zenfone Max Pro M2 features a RAM of 3GB/4GB/6GB and internal storage of 32GB/64GB while the Max M2 packs a RAM of 3GB/4GB and internal memory of 32GB/64GB. Both the phones boast a triple card slot to house dual sims and microSD card.
On the photography front, Max Pro M2 features a 12MP + 5MP dual rear camera setup accompanied by a 13MP selfie camera on the front. Max M2 on the other hand, features a 13MP + 2MP rear camera module supplemented by an 8MP front-facing shooter.
Both the phones run on Android 8.1 Oreo and sport a rear-mounted fingerprint sensor. The Pro variant is the bulkier of the two with a 5000 mAh battery while the Max M2 houses a 4000 mAh battery.
Zenfone Max Pro M2 & Zenfone Max M2 Price and Availability
The Pro variant of the phone has been priced at Rs.12,999, Rs.14,999, Rs.16,999 for the 3GB + 32GB ,4GB + 64GB , 6GB + 64GB variants, respectively. While the Zenfone Max M2 has been given a price tag of Rs.9,999, Rs. 11,999 for the 3GB +32GB and 4GB + 64GB versions respectively. Zenfone Max Pro M2 will be available exclusively on Flipkart from December 18 while the Max M2 will be available for purchase from December 20.
Zenfone Max M2 and Zenfone Max Pro M2 Specifications
|Model||Zenfone Max Pro M2||Zenfone Max M2|
|Display||6.3-inch (2340×1080) display;19:9 aspect ratio||6.3-inch HD+ display;19:9 aspect ratio|
|Processor||Snapdragon™ 660 64-bit Octa-core Processor; Adreno 512 GPU||Snapdragon™ 636 64-bit Octa-core Processor; Adreno 506 GPU|
|Internal Storage||32GB/64GB (expandable up to 2TB)||32GB/64GB (expandable up to 2TB)|
|Software||Android 8.1 Oreo||Android Oreo 8.1|
|Primary Camera||12MP Sony IMX486; 5MP secondary||13MP (f/2.0)phase-detection autofocus + 2MP secondary|
|Fingerprint sensor||Yes,rear-mounted||Yes, rear-mounted|
|Battery||5000mAh with fast charging||4000 mAh|
|Price||Rs.12,999 – 3GB + 32GB
Rs.14,999 – 4GB + 64GB
Rs.16,999 – 6GB + 64GB
|Rs.9,999 – 3GB +32GB
Rs. 11,999 – 4GB + 64GB