Asus’s budget smartphones, Zenfonre Max M1 and the Zenfone Lite L1 have received a price cut of Rs 2,000 in India. In a press statement on Friday, the Taiwanese smartphone and electronics maker announced that the new prices for both the devices are now applicable on Flipkart. Both the Asus Zenfone smartphones were released in India in October 2018.
Asus Zenfone Max M1 price and specifications
Asus Zenfone Max M1 is now being sold at Rs 6,999 instead of its original price of Rs 8,999. The new prices of the device can be seen on Flipkart.
Talking about the specifications, the Zenfone Max M1 sports a 5.45-inch (720 x 1440 pixels) HD+ IPS display with an aspect ratio of 18:9 aspect ratio. It comes in dual-SIM variant and is powered by the Snapdragon 430 SoC paired with 3GB RAM. Asus Zenfone Max M1 runs Android Oreo skinned with ZenUI 5.0. The device comes with 32GB of inbuilt storage with support for microSD card of up to 256GB. It also packs a 4,000mAh battery with 10W fast charging support.
On the camera front, the Asus Zenfone Max M1 comes with a single rear camera with 13MP sensor with an f/2.0 aperture, 1.12um pixel size and LED flash. While on the front, there is an 8MP sensor with an f/2.2 aperture, 1.12um pixel size along with LED flash support.
Asus Zenfone Lite L1 price and specifications
The specifications of Asus Zenfone Lite L1 is more or less similar to the Zenfone Max M1. Asus Zenfone Lite L1 too sports a 5.45-inch HD+ display and is powered by the Snapdragon 430 SoC. But the Zenfone Lite L1 comes with 2GB RAM and 16GB storage variant and it comes with expandable support of up to 256GB. The device packs a 3,000mAh battery without the quick charge support.
On the camera front, the Zenfone Lite L1 sports a single rear camera with a 13MP sensor but unlike the Max M1, the handset comes with a 5MP selfie camera with an f/2.2 aperture, 1.2um pixel size along with the LED flash support.
Earlier the smartphone was available at a price of Rs 6,999 in India and now, it can be bought at Rs 4,999.
With the prices of the budget level smartphones of Asus revised, the company is giving more options to the users. And since the new prices fall in the range of some of the earlier budget smartphones such as the Nokia 1, Samsung Galaxy Ace 2 and Xiaomi Go, the users have more devices to choose from according to their needs.