Asus Zenfone Max Pro M1 Pros and Cons

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Asus Zenfone Max Pro M1 Specifications


Brand: Asus

Model Name: Zenfone Max Pro

SIM Type: Dual Sim.

Hybrid Sim Slot: No

Removable Battery: No.

Touchscreen: Yes

OTG Compatible: Yes

Battery Capacity: 5000mAh


Display Size: 6 inch.

Resolution: 2160 x 1080 Pixels

Resolution Type: Full HD+

Other Display Features: IPS LCD Display


Operating System: Android 8.1 Oreo

Sound Enhancements: 5- Magnet Speaker,2nd Gen. NXP SMART Amplifier.


Processor Company: Qualcomm

Processor Core: Snapdragon 636 Octa Core

Clock Speed: 1.8 GHz

Processor Architecture: 64-bit

RAM: 3/4/6 GB

Internal Storage: 3264 GB

Expandable Storage: Yes, dedicated slot.

Memory Card Slot Type: Nano SIM and Nano SIM.

Sensors list: Rear fingerprint sensor, Accelerator, Gyroscope, E-Compass, Proximity sensor, Ambient light sensor.


Primary Camera: 13+5 megapixel for 3GB/4GB RAM Variants. 16+5MP Dual Camera for 6GB RAM Variant.

Secondary Camera: 8 megapixel for 3GB/4GB RAM Variants. 16MP for 6GB RAM Variant.

Flash: Yes

Video Recording: Yes


Network Type: 4G VOLTE, 3G, 2G

Supported Networks: 4G LTE, WCDMA, GSM

Internet Connectivity: 4G, 3G, Wi-Fi, GPRS, EDGE


Pre-installed Browsers: Google Chrome

Bluetooth Support: Yes

Bluetooth Version: 4.2


Wi-Fi:  Yes

Wi-Fi Version: 802.11 b/g/n

USB Tethering: Yes

USB Connectivity: Yes


Map Support: Google Maps

GPS Support: Yes


FM Radio: Yes

Music Player: Yes

Audio Formats: MP3

Audio Jack: 3.5 mm

Video Player Formats: MP4

YouTube Player: Yes

Asus Zenfone Max Pro M1 Pros or Reason to Buy

Asus Zenfone Max Pro M1 Pros and Cons

  • Asus Zenfone Max Pro M1 comes with 5.99 Inch FullHD+ Display Screen with 18:9 Aspect ratio along with 2.5D glass on top. User can maximize the screen brightness according to there wish.
  • It sports 13+5 megapixel Dual Rear Camera setup with f/2.2 aperture along with PDAF technology. 5MP depth sensor works for details and bokeh. For Selfies 8 Megapixel Front Camera delivers decent selfies for social media. Camera performance in low light conditions i will discuss on cons section.qualcomm
  • Zenfone Max Pro M1 runs on Qualcomm Snapdragon 636 Octa Core Processor clocks 1.8Ghz Speed. Graphics part is handle by Adreno 509 GPU. In terms of processing power, the device handle heavy games and daily tasks easily.
  • The smartphone comes with three storage variants like 3GB RAM +32GB Storage, 4GB RAM +64GB Storage and 6GB RAM and 64GB Storage. Thankfully all these variants are priced very aggressively.
  • Asus Zenfone Max Pro M1 runs on Pure Android Oreo 8.1 OS, UI is almost Stock with few Asus Apps. If you like Stock Android then Max Pro M1 impress you a lot. The company also promise to give Android P and Q in future.Asuz Zenfone Max Pro M1 Colors
  • Fingerprint Scanner is embedded on rear side, it reads very fast and accurate. Also company promise to give face unlock feature via OTA Update soon.
  • Main USP about Asus Zenfone Max Pro M1 is its battery, It houses massive 5000mAh Battery capacity which gives two day charging with single charging.
  • The company provides 10V/2A Charger within the box is a good thing, which charges device faster as compared to normal 5V/2A Charger.
  • Zenfone Max Pro M1 includes 2nd generation NXP Amplifier and 5-magnet Speaker. The sound from the speaker is loud and clear.
  • Pretty Interesting! Within the box you get Max Box accessory for Audio Boost when you watch YouTube videos and music.Zenfone Max Pro M1 Triple Slot
  • Thanks to Triple Slot, user can insert two SIM cards in the phone along with you can boost the storage space by 256GB via dedicated MicroSD Slot.
  • The Smartphone compatible with OTG cable.
  • Zenfone Max Pro M1 Supports 4G VoLTE technology. You can make Voice Calls and Video Calls through LTE networks.

Asus Zenfone Max Pro M1 Cons or Reason to not Buy

  • Average Front Camera.
  • No Display Protection.
  • Non Removable battery.
  • The Asus Zenfone Max Pro comes without Earphones in the box, so better you check it out –Click here.

Asus Zenfone Max Pro M1 FAQ

Question: Does the Asus Zenfone Max Pro have dual SIM Slots?

Answer: Yes, it has dual SIM slots, with dedicated expandable storage slot max upto 2TB.

Question: Does the Asus Zenfone Max Pro have microSD expansion option?

Answer: Yes, the device supports microSD expansion up to 2TB .

Question: What are the color options?

Answer: The device will be available in Black and Titanium Gray color options.

Question: Does the Asus Zenfone Max Pro have the 3.5 mm headphone jack?

Answer: Yes, the device comes with a 3.5 mm audio jack.

Question: What all sensor does it have?

Answer: The Asus Zenfone Max Pro M1 comes with Fingerprint Sensor,  Light Sensor, G-sensor, E-compass and Fingerprint Scanner.

Question: What are the dimensions?

Answer: 159 x 76 x 8.46 mm

Question: What is the SoC used in the Asus Zenfone Max Pro?

Answer: The Asus Zenfone Max Pro Smartphone comes with an Qualcomm Snapdragon 636 Octa Core Soc which is clocked at 1.8GHz. Graphics part is handled by Adreno 509 GPU.

Question: How is the display of the Asus Zenfone Max Pro?

Answer: It comes with a 5.5 inch IPS LCD FullHD+ (2160 x 1080 Pixels resolution) display.

Question: Does the Asus Zenfone Max Pro support Adaptive Brightness?

Answer: Yes, it supports adaptive brightness.

Question: Which OS version, OS type runs on the phone?

Answer: The device runs on Android 8.1 Oreo Operating system.

Question: Does it have capacitive buttons or on-screen buttons?

Answer: The device comes with On-Screen touch buttons.

Question: Does it Asus Zenfone Max Pro come with a fingerprint sensor?

Answer: Yes, it comes with a fingerprint sensor.

Question: Can we Play 4K Videos on Asus Zenfone Max Pro M1?

Answer: No, the device can only play videos up to full HD (1280 x 720 pixels ).

Question: Does it support USB OTG?

Answer: Yes, Asus Zenfone Max Pro Supports USB OTG.

Question: Does Battery is good?

Answer: Yes, Asus Zenfone Max Pro M1 comes with 5000mAh Battery capacity, You can use handset two working days without interruptions.

Question: Does it come with a Gyroscope sensor?

Answer: Yes, it does comes with a gyroscope sensor.

Question: Is it waterproof?

Answer: No, the device is not waterproof.

Question: Does it have NFC?

Answer: No, the device does not support NFC.

Question: How good is the camera quality of the Asus Zenfone Max Pro?

Answer: The device comes with 13+5 megapixel Primary Camera along with 8 MP Secondary camera with Soft Flash. In terms of camera quality, Rear Camera can capture great pictures. Front Camera is okayish on considering price.

Question: Does it have Optical Image Stabilization (OIS)?

Answer: No, the device does not come with OIS. But company promise to give EIS (Electronic Image Stabilization) Update soon.

Question: Can the Asus Zenfone Max Pro be connected to a Bluetooth headset?

Answer: Yes, the device can be connected to a Bluetooth headset.

Question: Is Mobile Hotspot Internet Sharing supported?

Answer: Yes, you can create hotspot to share internet from this device.

Asus Zenfone Max Pro M1 Highlights

Untill we discuss indetail Pros and cons about Zenfone Max Pro M1 Smartphone. If you looking to purchase all new Zenfone Max Pro then check out a quick highlights.


  • Dual Camera Setup: 13MP+5MP Rear Camera with LED Flash.
  • 5.99 Inch Full View Display Screen with 18:9 Aspect ratio.
  • 1.8 Ghz Snapdragon 636 Chipset.
  • Huge 5000mAh Battery.
  • Android Oreo 8.1 OS.

Final Conclusion

Asus Zenfone Max Pro M1 is perfect smartphone tags Value for money. In out expert opinion we consider it as budget champ. In terms of camera performance, Rear Camera impress a lot but Front camera is kind of average but we can complain about that because of considering price.

If you looking for great selfie then wait for Asus Zenfone Max Pro M1 6GB RAM Variant which was equipped with 16MP Front Camera and 16+5MP Rear Camera and other specs are similar. The company looking to launch 6GB RAM Variant later.

Its Gaming performance, day to day multitasking, longer battery backup, display quality, rear camera performance not only impress us but also beat its competitor like Xiaomi Redmi Note 5 Pro, Honor 9 Lite, Honor 7X and Moto G5S Plus.

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