Asus has launched two new smartphones for the Indian market in the entry-level segment. These new phones – Zenfone Max M1 and Zenfone Lite L1 – will be the company’s lowest priced devices currently available in the market. Both of these phones are bundled with free 100GB Google drive storage valid for 1 year.
Asus Zenfone Max M1 Features
Zenfone Max M1 boasts a 5.45-inch HD+ (1440×720) display with front 2.5D curved glass. This device is powered by Snapdragon 430 Mobile Platform with 64-bit Octa-core Processor coupled with Adreno 505 GPU. It employs 3 GB RAM and an internal storage of 32GB which can be expanded up to 256GB with the help of a dedicated external memory card slot. This phone also features a 13MP f/2.0 aperture PDAF primary sensor with LED Flash on the rear and an 8MP f/2.0 aperture lens on the front for capturing selfies. It also includes a Flash on the front.
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Zenfone Max M1 houses a large 4000 mAh capacity battery with fast charging support. This phone also has a rear-mounted fingerprint sensor along with face unlock. It operates on Android Oreo-based ZenUI 5.
Asus Zenfone Lite L1 Features
Zenfone Lite L1 features a similar (5.45-inch) 18:9 HD+ IPS display with 82.3% screen-to-body ratio. Much like its counterpart, Zenfone Lite L1 also runs on Snapdragon 430 Mobile Platform with 64-bit Octa-core Processor supported by Adreno 505 GPU. This phone comes with a slightly lesser RAM (2GB) and internal storage (16GB). However, the storage can be expanded up to 256GB with a microSD card. This phone sports a 13MP sensor with f/2.0 aperture lens on the rear bolstered with LED flash. On the front, we have a 5MP f/2.4 aperture lens with Softlight LED Flash.
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This phone encompasses a 3000 mAh battery and does not include a fingerprint sensor. Face unlock makes the cut, though. On the software front, the handset runs on Android Oreo-based ZenUI 5.
Zenfone Max M1, Zenfone Lite L1 Price & Availability
Both the phones are coming at lower introductory prices owing to the festive season. The actual price of Zenfone Max M1 is Rs.8,999 but it will be available for Rs.7,499 in the upcoming Flipkart Dhamaka Sale. On the other hand, Zenfone Lite L1 is priced at Rs.6,999 and will be available for Rs.5,999 in the Flipkart Dhamaka Sale.
Zenfone Max M1, Zenfone Lite L1 Specifications
|Model||Zenfone Max M1||Zenfone Lite L1|
|Display||5.45-inch HD+ (1440×720) display||5.45-inch 18:9 HD+ IPS display|
|Processor||Snapdragon™ 430 Mobile Platform with 64-bit Octa-core Processor||Snapdragon™ 430 Mobile Platform with 64-bit Octa-core Processor|
|Internal Storage||32 GB (expandable up to 256GB)||16GB (expandable up to 256GB)|
|Software||Android 8 Oreo-based ZenUI 5||AndroOreo-based ZenUI 5|
|Primary Camera||13MP (f/2.0)phase-detection autofocus, LED flash||13MP (f/2.0)phase-detection autofocus, LED flash|
|Secondary Camera||8MP(f/2.0) Selfie camera with flash||5MP (f/2.4) selfie camera with soft light LED flash|
|Battery||4000mAh with fast charging||3000 mAh|