ASUS ZenFone Max Pro (M1), The Unbeatable Performer launch in India

ASUS, one of the leading smartphone brand announced the launch of much anticipated ZenFone Max Pro (M1) at an event in Delhi. ZenFone Max Pro (M1) is one of its kind of smartphone which will be co-marketed & distributed online by Flipkart under the recent partnership with ASUS.

The ZenFone Max Pro (M1) sports one of the highest capacity of 5000mAh lasts upto 199 hrs. of Music playback, unto 34.1 days of 4G standby and upto 25.3 hrs. of 1080p video playback. It has a dual-camera system into an amazingly compact metal body with 15.2 cms (5.99) FHD+ Full View display.

Lets discuss the specifications of ZenFone Max Pro in detail –

Immersive Full-view display

A large 5.99 (15.21 cms) 18:9 full-view IPS display graces the front of the Zenfone Max Pro (M1), with FHD+ resolution (2160 x 1080p), assuring you get an immersive visual experience with display detail up to 85% NTSC color gamut. With Qualcomm’s TruPallete and EcoPix display technologies in the mix, you get an incredible contrast ratio up to 1500:1, that lets you experience your content with accurate colors even under direct sunlight.

High Capacity Battery in Compact Chassis

A large display and a high capacity battery typically demand a smartphone to have a correspondingly large body.

Not the Zenfone Max Pro (M1).

It sports one of the highest capacity batteries of any smartphone. Its large display and high capacity battery are housed in an elegant, and slim chassis that feels like that of a smartphone with a 5.5-inch display and a 3000mAh battery instead.

The secrets to achieving this feat are:

  • The full-view display that has replaced physical buttons with onscreen capacitive keys
  • Thin bezels that give the display a high 83% screen-to-body ratio that maximizes screen area while minimizing body size
  • And, ASUS’ ultra-dense battery technology that allow high capacity batteries to be fitted into smaller compact chassis.

The Zenfone Max Pro (M1) has a chassis that is constructed from aluminum alloy and features rounded edges and corners. It is available in two elegant colors: Gray and Deep-sea Black.

Massive 5000mAh Battery

There is no denying the simple fact that with one of the world’s highest battery capacities at a whopping 5000mAh, the Zenfone Max Pro (M1) can achieve amazingly long periods of use without having to be charged. This makes it one of ASUS’ and the world’s longest lasting battery smartphones!

This gives the Zenfone Max Pro (M1) the following incredible usage times.

Powerful, yet efficient Snapdragon 636 processor

An important contributor to the Zenfone Max Pro (M1)’s incredible battery life is its latest Qualcomm Snapdragon 636 SoC (System on a Chip).

A legacy of power and efficiency – The Snapdragon 636 is the successor of the highly acclaimed Snapdragon 625 SoC that was renowned for excellent performance and battery efficiency and though being over two years old, is still being built into smartphones today. The Snapdragon 636 extends the Snapdragon’s legacy of power and efficiency to new high-definition performance levels.

The best Bluetooth 4.2 audio with aptX – The Snapdragon 636 supports Bluetooth 4.2 and Qualcomm’s aptX transmission standard that delivers the best possible audio quality over Bluetooth

User-Friendly Camera Interface

Designed for both casual and advanced smartphone photographers, the Snapdragon camera app interface of the Zenfone Max Pro (M1) is extremely user friendly and makes changing of modes and settings, as well as the application of photo affects a breeze. It can even do 4K UHD recording that few competitors in its class can

Flagship audio experience

With an unbeatable display, battery, design and a great camera experiences, the Zenfone Max Pro (M1) also offers an unbeatable audio experience. It features a 5-magnet loudspeaker that offers 41% louder volume without the distortion even higher volumes compared to standard 3-magnet speakers.

The loud audio experience is pushed further higher thanks to the 2nd generation NXP Smart amplifier onboard. The Smart amp intelligently amplifies intricate audio details that are otherwise unheard on standard loud speakers, and helps boost audio without any loss in detail, minimized distortion and low power consumption even at the highest volumes

2X audio boost with Max-Box (passive amplifier)


To even further boost the audio to unheard levels, the Zenfone Max Pro (M1) comes in-box with the Max-box accessory, that passively amplifies the audio up to 2X naturally without any electronics involved in the accessory. The Max-box is constructed with precision acoustics that folds neatly in to a more compact form when you’re not using it. It’s ideal companion that you can slip in your pocket, that allows you to share your music with loud and crisp audio experience.

Face + Fingerprint Security

The Zenfone Max Pro (M1) comes with two-level biometric security options – the fingerprint sensor with 5-finger recognition and with support for Face unlock.

Availability and Price

ASUS ZenFone Max Pro (M1) will be exclusively available on Flipkart in two variants namely 3GB / 32GB and 4GB / 64GB for for INR 10,999 and INR 12,999 respectively from May 3.

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Puneet Bansal

I’m Puneet Bansal, a simple but yet exciting guy based out of Delhi. I am a writer by hobby, Photographer by passion, Poet by mood and HR by profession.

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