Taiwanese handset maker Asus’ Zenfone Max Pro M1 smartphone saw a lot of success in the Indian market last year. Asus Zenfone Max Pro M1 was launched in the budget segment by the company and was praised for its powerful specifications and a big battery. Just as the new year started, Asus has made the smartphone an even more attractive buy by slashing the price of all its variants by Rs 1,000.
Prior to the price cut, the 3GB RAM/32GB internal storage model of the smartphone was priced at Rs 10,999, the 4GB RAM/64GB onboard storage version cost Rs 12,999 and the 6GB RAM/64GB storage variant came at a price tag of Rs 14,999. Post the price cut, the 3GB RAM model is priced at Rs 9,999, the 4GB RAM version costs Rs 11,999 and the 6GB RAM variant can be picked up at Rs 13,999. The smartphones can be bought from Flipkart, which the company’s exclusive retail partner for the said devices.
It is worth noticing that this development comes right after Asus Zenfone Max Pro M2 (review) went on open sale in India. Speaking about the price cut, Dinesh Sharma, Asus’ Head of Mobile Business said, “Early last year we had shared our strategy – firstly, to provide the best technology that will work in India and secondly, to make the smartphone available at an attractive pricing. Today, we are delighted that the strategy has worked well and the ZenFone product line is now well established.”
To recall, Asus Zenfone Max Pro M1 (review) sports a 5.99-inch full-HD+ IPS Full View display that has an aspect ratio of 18:9 and runs a nearly stock version of Android 8.1 Oreo. Powered by an octa-core Qualcomm Snapdragon 636 processor clubbed with Adreno 509 GPU, the smartphone is available in 3GB/4GB/6GB RAM variants. While the 3GB RAM model comes with 32GB internal storage, the 4GB and 6GB RAM variants are available with 64GB onboard storage. The smartphone can hold a microSD card of up to 2TB.
On the camera front, the 3GB RAM/4GB RAM models come with a dual rear setup with a 13MP Omnivision sensor and a 5MP depth sensing sensor. For selfies and video calls, there is an 8MP front-facing snapper. Speaking of the 6GB RAM model, it has 16MP+5MP dual rear cameras and sports a 16MP selfie camera. Asus Zenfone Max Pro M1 mobile houses a 5,000mAh battery and supports 10W charging.