Taiwanese electronics company Asus has today expanded its lineup in India with two next smartphones. The smartphone maker has launched Asus Zenfone Max M1 and Asus Zenfone Lite L1 in the budget segment of the Indian market.
Both the smartphones are powered by Qualcomm’ Snapdragon 430 processor and run Android 8.0 Oreo out of the box. They both sport a fingerprint sensor as well as the face unlock technology. Let’s take a look at all the specifications and pricing details of the newly launched smartphones:
Asus Zenfone Max M1, Zenfone Lite L1 price and availability
Asus Zenfone Lite comes with 2GB RAM and 16GB storage and is priced at Rs 5,999, the Asus Zenfone Max M1 has 3GB RAM and 32GB onboard storage and bears a price tag of Rs 7,499. It is worth noticing that originally, the price of the smartphones was Rs 6,999 and Rs 8,999 respectively. But with festive season offers, they have been reduced by Rs 1,000 and Rs 5,00 respectively. Both the smartphones will be available exclusively on Flipkart during the website’s Festive Dhamaka Days sale.
As a part of the launch offers, buyers will get Rs 2,200 cashback and 50GB of additional data from Reliance Jio. Flipkart Complete Mobile Protection Plan can also be availed by customers at Rs 99.
Asus Zenfone Max M1 specifications
Asus Zenfone Max M1 smartphone features a 5.45-inch HD+ IPS display that comes with an 800:1 contrast ratio. Powered by Qualcomm Snapdragon 430 processor, the smartphone comes with 3GB RAM and 32GB of internal storage. Additionally, buyers will also be getting 100GB of Google Drive storage.
For imaging duties, there is a 13MP primary camera with f/2.0 aperture and 5p lens. The camera app of the smartphone can record FHD videos and Timelapse and comes with the Beauty Live feature that the company launched with Asus Zenfone Live. Modes of Asus Zenfone Max M1 include Portrait, Beauty, HDR, Panorama, and more.
There is an 8MP front facing snapper for selfies and video calls that comes with an LED flash, Beauty Live feature and has modes like Portrait, Beauty, HDR, etc. Asus Zenfone Max M1 houses a 4,000mAh battery and comes with standard connectivity options.
Additional features of the smartphone include AppLock and Hidden Cabinet which, as the names suggest, hides apps and folders of your choice with biometric security. The smartphone comes with a Face Unlock feature as well as a fingerprint sensor on its back panel. The smartphone is available in Black and Gold colour options.
Asus Zenfone Lite L1 specifications
Most of the specifications of Asus Zenfone Lite L1 are identical to Zenfone Max M1’s. But there are a few things that set them apart. Asus Zenfone Lite comes with 2GB RAM and 16GB onboard storage, has houses a 3,000mAh battery. The selfie camera that the smartphone sports is a 5MP instead of Zenfone Max M1’s 8MP. Also, it only comes with Face Unlock technology and does not have a fingerprint sensor.