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Asus Zenfone Max M2 and Max Pro M2 launched in India starting at INR 9,999

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Asus India has announced two new budget smartphones in India today- the Zenfone Max M2 and Max Pro M2 and these will serve as the successor to the Asus Zenfone Max M1 and Max Pro M1 respectively. The USP of the Asus Zenfone Max Pro M2 is the presence of Corning Gorilla Glass 6 and price tag of less than INR 15,000. Both the smartphones are running on Stockish Android 8.1 Oreo and will get the Android Pie update pretty soon.

Asus Zenfone Max M2 and Max Pro M2

Asus Zenfone Max M2 comes with metal body design and flaunts a 6.26-inch (1520×720 pixels) HD+ 19:9 2.5D curved glass display, it is powered by an Octa-Core Snapdragon 632 processor clocked at 1.8GHz, Adreno 506 GPU. It comes in two variants- 3/4GB RAM and 32/64GB storage with microSD support up to 2TB. In the camera department, it comes with a 13MP+2MP rear camera with f/1.8 aperture, EIS, LED Flash and an 8MP front camera f/2.0 aperture, LED Flash. The rear camera supports 4K Video Recording.

Asus Zenfone Max M2 and Max Pro M2

Asus Zenfone Max M2

  • 6.26-inch (1520×720 pixels) HD+ 19:9 2.5D curved glass display
  • 1.8GHz Octa-Core Snapdragon 632 processor, Adreno 506 GPU.
  • 3/4GB RAM
  • 32/64GB internal storage with microSD support up to 256GB
  • 13MP+2MP rear camera with f/1.8 aperture, EIS, LED Flash, 4K Video Recording
  • 8MP front camera with 4P Lens, f/2.0 aperture, 1.12um pixel size, LED Flash
  • Android 8.1 Oreo
  • 4000mAH battery, 10W charger
  • Rear fingerprint scanner, Face Unlock
  • 5-magnet speaker, NXP Smart Amp
  • Dual SIM, VoLTE, Wi-Fi 802.11 b/g/n, Bluetooth 4.0, GPS, AGPS, GPS, GLONASS
  • Sensors: Accelerometer, E-Compass, Proximity, Ambient light
  • Thickness: 7.7mm and Weight: 160gms
  • Colors: Blue and Black

Asus Zenfone Max Pro M2 comes with a 3D-curved glossy finish and flaunts a 6.26-inch (2280 × 1080 pixels) Full HD+ 19:9 display with Corning Gorilla Glass 6 protection. As of now Gorilla Glass 6 is only seen on flagship smartphones like OnePlus 6T, Razer Phone 2, and few others. Corning Gorilla Glass 6 can survive 15 drops from 1 meter onto rough surfaces and is up to two times better than Gorilla Glass 5. Under the hood, it is powered by an Octa-core Snapdragon 660 SoC clocked at 2.2GHz, Adreno 610 GPU. It comes in three variants- 3GB+32GB, 4GB+64GB, and 6GB+64GB with microSD card support up to 2TB with microSD. It packs in a massive 5000mAH battery as seen on the previous gen and sadly misses out on fast charging.

In the camera department, there is a 12MP( f/1.8 aperture)+5MP dual rear cameras with LED flash, Sony IMX486 sensor, 1.25μm pixel size, PDAF, EIS, Pro Mode. It supports AI scene recognition and 4K video recording. There is a 13MP front camera with f/2.0 aperture, LED flash.

Asus Zenfone Max Pro M2

  • 6.26-inch (2280 × 1080 pixels) Full HD+ 19:9 display with Corning Gorilla Glass 6 protection
  • 2.2GHz Octa-Core Snapdragon 660 SoC with Adreno 610 GPU
  • 3/4/6GB RAM
  • 32/64GB internal storage with microSD support up to 2TB
  • 12MP( f/1.8)+5MP dual rear cameras with LED flash, Sony IMX486 sensor, 1.25μm pixel size, PDAF, EIS, Pro Mode
  • 13MP front-facing camera with soft LED flash, f/2.0 aperture
  • 5000mAh battery with 10W charging
  • Android 8.1 Oreo
  • Rear fingerprint sensor, Face unlock
  • 5-magnet speaker, NXP Smart Amp
  • Thickness: 8.5mm and Weight: 175g
  • 4G VoLTE, Wi-Fi 802.11 ac (2.4GHz + 5GHz), Bluetooth 5
  • Colors: Blue and Titanium

Pricing and Availability

  • Asus Zenfone Max M2 – 3GB+32GB – INR 9,999
  • Asus Zenfone Max M2 – 4GB+64GB – INR 11,999
  • Asus Zenfone Max Pro M2 – 3GB+32GB – INR 12,999
  • Asus Zenfone Max Pro M2 – 4GB64GB – INR 14,999
  • Asus Zenfone Max Pro M2 – 6GB+64GB – INR 16,999

Both the smartphones will be available on Flipkart. The Asus Zenfone Max M2 will be available from December 20th and the Asus Zenfone Max Pro M2 will be available from December 8th.

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