Asus Zenfone Max Pro (M1) with 5000mAh Battery – Review, Specs and Price

Asus Zenfone Max Pro (M1) has been launched in India as a midrange beauty. This is coming just days after the Zenfone 5 is now available globally on shopping stores after being introduced at the 2018 MWC 2018.

The Zenfone Max Pro (M1) is the updated version of the Zenfone Max (M1) that was introduced during the MWC as well. The Pro version comes in different variants in terms of RAM and storage to fit every pocket. Lets meet the Asus Zenfone Max Pro (M1).

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Asus Zenfone Max Pro (M1)

There’s been an improvement in terms of design, it’s Aluminium Alloy body now has dual antenna lines that brings out the beauty. The iPhone X-like dual rear camera is still pretty much visible at the top left corner with the LED flash underneath.

Asus Zenfone Max Pro (M1)

The fingerprint scanner is also visible at it’s usual position offering quick access to the smartphone. Because of its massive battery capacity, it measures 8.5mm in thickness and weighs 180g overall. It’s only available in two legendary colors, Deepsea Black and Titanium Grey.


Asus Zenfone Max Pro (M1)

Again the Pro version didn’t adopt the notch on the Zenfone 5 flagships and went with the older bezel-less display. It dishes out a full view display no doubt, with its 18:9 aspect ratio screen. The narrow bezels are very tiny, with super minimal top and bottom bezel.

The massive 5.99-inch FHD IPS LCD capacitive touchscreen on this baby is perfect for large screen lovers. See all your details and more in a resolution of 1080 x 2160 pixels and 402 pixel per inch density. However, the screen could only reach 77% screen to body ratio.

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Hardware and Software

Working underneath is Snapdragon 636 chip from Qualcomm with Octa-core processor and 64-bit CPU architecture. The 8-cores of processor reaches a clock speed of 1.8GHz with 14nm process technology. In the graphics department, the Adreno 509 graphics processor handles everything graphics.

There are three version in terms of RAM, the 4GB and 6GB RAM variants has a storage space of 64GB to accommodate all your files and apps. While the cheaper variant for those on a budget has 3GB RAM and 32GB storage space. The Asus Zenfone Max Pro (M1) runs on Android 8.1 Oreo operating system.


The prowess of the camera depends on the RAM versions, the 3GB and 4GB RAM variants has 13MP + 5MP rear shooter with f/2.2 aperture, phase detection, autofocus and LED flash. While the 6GB RAM model has 16MP + 5MP with phase detection, autofocus and LED flash.

The cameras on all versions has Geo-tagging, touch focus, face detection, HDR, panorama and the rest. There’s an 8MP selfie camera with f/2.2 aperture and LED flash, while the 6GB model has 16MP selfie camera with LED flash.

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Powering the Asus Zenfone Max Pro (M1) is a 5000mAh non-removable Li-Po battery with fast charging technology. With the fast charging feature, it shouldn’t take up to 2 hours to fully charge up the battery from 0% to 100%.


Asus Zenfone Max Pro (M1) Full Technical Specifications


Device Type Smartphone
Model Asus Zenfone Max Pro (M1)
Announced April, 2018
Released April, 2018
Status Available on Shopping stores


2G Network Yes
3G Network Yes
4G Network Yes
SIM Type

Nano + Nano

SIM Count Dual SIM


Type Aluminium Alloy
Dimensions 159 x 76 x 8.5 mm
Weight 180g
Protection Yes
Colours Deepsea Black, Titanium Grey


Display Type FHD IPS LCD capacitive touchscreen
Size 5.99-inch
Resolution 1080 x 2160 pixels
Colors 16M colors
Pixel Density 402ppi
Screen-To-Body Ratio 77%
Touch Screen Yes
Protection Yes
Features Multi-touch, Scratch Resistant
Secondary Display No


12MP/16MP + 5MP
Continuous shooting 
Digital zoom 
Exposure compensation 
Face detection 
ISO settings 
Scene mode 
Touch focus 
White balance settings
Yes, LED
8MP/16MP with LED


Android 8.1 Oreo
Skype Yes
Whatsapp Yes
Facebook Yes
Youtube Yes


Qualcomm SDM636 Snapdragon 636
CPU Octa-core 1.8GHz
GPU Qualcomm Adreno 509
Internal Storage 64GB/32GB
Yes, up to 400GB

Fingerprint (Rear)
Ambient Light
Compass, Gyroscope

Controls Touchscreen, Lock Button, and Volume Key


Infrared No
Wi-Fi Yes
Wi-fi Hotspot Yes
USB Type Yes, microUSB
GPS Yes, with A-GPS
Facial Identification Yes


Battery Type Li-Po Battery
Capacity 5000mAh
Placement non-removable
Fast Charging Yes
Talk Time
Music Play


Yes, 3GP, Mp4, MPEG4, H.263, H.264 player
Vibration, Ringtones


Other Features

– MP3/WAV/eAAC+/FlAC player
– Active noise cancellation with dedicated mic
– DivX/Xvid/MP4/H.265 player
– Photo/video editor
– Document viewer

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