With the ZenFone Max Pro M2, ASUS has yet another budget powerhouse on its hands. The Asus Zenfone Max Pro M2 is a mid-range smartphone which is loaded with powerful specifications. The key attraction of the device is its triple primary camera setup which provides excellent photography. The smartphone also features a mammoth battery and the storage is massive to meet the requirement of the users. Overall, the Asus Zenfone Max Pro M2 is one of the best smartphones around this price range. The base variant of the Zenfone Max Pro M2 which comes with 3 GB of RAM and 64 GB storage is priced at Rs 12,999, while the 4 GB and 6 GB RAM variants are each priced at Rs 14,999 and 16,999.
The dual-SIM (Nano) Asus ZenFone Max Pro M2 (ZB630KL) runs stock Android 8.1 Oreo, and sports a 6.26-inch full-HD+ (1080×2280 pixels) with an 19:9 aspect ratio, 2.5 curved Corning Gorilla Glass 6, a peak brightness of 450 nits, and support for a 94 percent NTSC colour gamut. The smartphone is powered by a Qualcomm Snapdragon 660 SoC, coupled with 3GB, 4GB, or 6GB of LPDDR4x RAM depending on the variant. The Asus Zenfone Max Pro M2 features a 12 MP, f/1.8 primary camera this time, along with a 5 MP, f/2.4 depth sensor. On paper, this is an improvement in terms of hardware when compared to the 13 MP f/2.2 + 5 MP f/2.4 combination on the Max Pro M1. For the storage, the smartphone comes with a 32GB inbuilt space. Further, it can also be expanded up to 2TB by using a memory card.
Tech Spec. – Asus Zenfone Max Pro M2
|Resolution||1080 x 2280 pixels|
|CPU||Quad core, 1.95 GHz + Quad core, 1.8 GHz, Snapdragon 660|
|Internal memory||64 GB|
|External memory||Up to 2 TB|
|Capacity||5000 mAH, Li-Polymer, Non removable|
|Talktime||Up to 40 Hours (3G)|
|Primary camera||12 MP + 5MP|
|Secondary camera||13 MP|
|Network support||Dual SIM 4G|
|Other options||Wi-Fi, Bluetooth 5.0, GPS|
|Security||Fingerprint sensor, Face unlock|
|Operating system||Android 8.1 Oreo|
Overall, the Asus Zenfone Max Pro M2 is stylish with a premium design, has a battery life of two days and impressive rear cameras. Its price range is also very competitive as it can go head-along with Xiaomi Redmi Note 6 Pro (review), Realme 2 Pro (review) and Honor 8X (first impressions) in the budget segment.