Asus Zenfone Max Pro M1 Review

Recently Asus has introduced a new smartphone into the market which is ought to give a tough competition to the most popular Xiaomi handset- Xiaomi Redmi Note 5 Pro. The handset offers all those mid-range specs along with the massive battery which gains huge attention. If the battery is your main priority then here is an Asus Zenfone Max Pro M1 that is much affordable. The taller 18:9 display, dual rear camera, and a budget-friendly price make the device most popular among the latest handsets.


Design & Display

Here is another smartphone, Asus Zenfone Max Pro M1 that sports metal unibody with the vertically aligned dual camera. There is a fingerprint sensor on the rear end placed at the center, so as to reach it with an ease. The thinner display with rounded corners make the phone feel and look premium while holding. There exist three different dedicated slots for two SIM cards and a microSD card.


As with all the mid-range smartphones, even the Asus Zenfone Max Pro M1 features a long 6-inches IPS LCD panel with 18:9 display. With the contrast ratio of up to 1500:1, the display colors look bright and vibrant. Though the device is not given a Gorilla glass protection, still it gets oleophobic protection.

OS & Processor

Under the hood, the device packs in Snapdragon 636 chipset coupled with 3GB RAM and 32GB of onboard storage. Being a mid-range handset, this hardware internals makes it worth to pay for. The device still runs on stock Android 8.1 that offers simple UI. Even the latest Xiaomi Redmi Note 5 Pro uses the same Snapdragon 636 processor. Compared to the Snapdragon 625, this SoC offers 50 percent higher performance.



Asus Zenfone Max Pro M1 packs in a dual rear camera of 13MP and 5MP sensors. The 5MP sensor is a depth-sensing sensor thus ensures to have a detailed view of those portrait shots. The front end houses an 8MP sensor as in Moto G6 Plus. It is further accompanied by an LED flash for those better selfies irrespective of environmental conditions.



The battery is the main highlight of the Asus Zenfone Max Pro M1. Unlike Samsung Galaxy S9, the Asus handset managed to equip 5000mAh battery. The battery along with the powerful chipset and Android UI renders over a day of battery life. Furthermore, the device supports fast charging technology which allows the device to fuel up to 80 percent in just 2 hours. Even with the constant gaming, the battery can last for longer thus allows you to have impressive gaming experience. You can even check out other top 5 smartphones featuring bigger battery.


The expected Asus Zenfone Max Pro M1 price in Dubai, UAE is AED 680.

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