This past year, we’ve had a couple of interesting and surprising phone launches, case in point, the POCO F1 or the Realme 2 Pro among others. One such smartphone that has proven itself worthy to claim the throne of the best smartphone under Rs 15,000 was Asus Zenfone Max Pro M1. On Tuesday, Asus took wraps off of its Zenfone Max M2 and Zenfone Max Pro M2 in India. Here’s everything you should know about the two new contenders in the budget segment.
The Asus Zenfone Max Pro M2 features a 6.3-inch full HD+ (2280 x 1080 pixels) display and is powered by Qualcomm Snapdragon 660 chipset with an octa-core CPU.
The SD660 also takes help of the inbuilt AI Engine for optimizing battery, performance and some photography features. It comes in three variants- 3GB/4GB/6GB of RAM and 32GB/64GB onboard storage which can further be expanded by a microSD card.
Asus Zenfone Max Pro M2 sport a dual camera set up on the back consisting of 12-megapixel primary and a 5-megapixel secondary depth-sensing camera. On the front, there’s a single 13-megapixel selfie snapper sitting flush within the notch.
The Zenfone Max Pro M2 draws power from a 5,000mAh battery and comes in Blue color option.
The younger sibling, Zenfone Max M2 was also officially announced and comes with a 6.3-inch HD+ (1520 x 720 pixels) IPS display. The notch on the front gives the screen a 19:9 aspect ratio.
Asus Zenfone Max M2 is powered by Qualcomm Snapdragon 632 and is backed by 3GB of RAM and 32GB onboard storage which is expandable.
On the optics front, the Zenfone Max M2 sports a dual camera- 8-megapixel primary and 2-megapixel depth sensor in addition to a 13-megapixel selfie camera on the front.
Like its elder sibling, the Zenfone Max M2 also boasts of a big 4,000mAh battery onboard to power the phone.
Asus Zenfone Max M2 and the Zenfone Max Pro M2 will be available to purchase from December 18 exclusively from Flipkart.
The Zenfone Max M2 is priced at Rs 9,999 for the variant with 3GB of RAM and 32GB of storage while the 4GB RAM variant will be up for Rs 11,999. On the other hand, the Zenfone Max Pro M2 with 3GB RAM and 32GB storage for Rs 12,999 4GB RAM and 64 GB storage goes up for sale for Rs 14,999 and Rs 16,999 for the variant with 6GB RAM.