Watch: Asus Zenfone Max Pro (M1) launch in India; From Vodafone offers to sale on Flipkart, all details here
ZenFone Max Pro (M1) comes with three variants in India. The phone will be available for sale on e-commerce giant Flipkart from May 03, 2018.
ASUS CEO Jerry Shen today announced ZenFone Max Pro (M1), a high-performance addition to the new ZenFone Max Series at a grand press event in Delhi, India.During the launch, Larry Paulson, Vice President & President, Qualcomm India sheds light on what makes the Zenfone Max Pro’s processor the fastest in the segment. ZenFone Max Pro (M1) comes with three variants in India. In lower range, the phone having 3GB RAM and 32GB internal storage is priced at Rs 10,999, followed by 4GB RAM and 64GB storage variant which is priced at Rs 12,999 and lastly 6GB RAM with 64GB storage will be available at Rs 14,999.
“India remains a key market for our smartphone business and we wanted India to be one of the first countries to receive our brand new ZenFone Max Pro,” said Shen. “We are proud to be working with Qualcomm Technologies to make ZenFone Max Pro one of the most powerful yet battery-efficient smartphones for all Indian consumers to enjoy.”
Larry Paulson, President & Vice President, Qualcomm India joined Shen on stage to add, “Qualcomm Technologies shares the ASUS commitment to exceptional design and quality, With the launch of ZenFone Max Pro, powered by the Snapdragon 636 Mobile Platform, ASUS has brought together an ideal balance of exceptional battery life, outstanding performance and consumer value.”
Watch the launch video of Zenfone Max Pro here.
At the heart of ZenFone Max Pro is an advanced Snapdragon 636 Mobile Platform which combines smooth, responsive performance with superb battery life, and a powerful Adreno 509 GPU that is designed to support enhanced mobile gaming and browsing performance.
ZenFone Max Pro ships with pure Android 8.1 Oreo, the latest version of the beautiful Android user interface that improves productivity, and simply lets users have more fun with their phone. ZenFone Max Pro has a high-capacity, high-density 5000mAh battery supporting 6-inch Full View FHD+ (1080 x 2160) display. The phone features stunning 450cd/m2 brightness, 1500:1 contrast ratio and an 85% NTSC color gamut to give users a magnificent visual experience.
A five-magnet speaker driven by an NXP smart amplifier that delivers higher volume with lower distortion is available in the phone. Compared to single-magnet speaker performance,
ZenFone Max Pro delivers 41% louder sound, 14% better low-frequency response and 12% less distortion. There is dual rear camera in 16MP and 5MP which focuses on the subject in less than the blink of an eye, and has a high-resolution with a high-quality f/2.0 wide-aperture lens.
The front camera comes with 16MP enabling the most indulgent selfies, with softlight LED flash and a live beautification feature. ZenFone Max Pro offers users up to 20 hours of YouTube video playback, up to 42 hours 3G talk time, and up to 28 hours of Wi-Fi web browsing. On a single charge, users can enjoy playing more: for example, up to 45 rounds of Mobile Legends, or up to 2 seasons of Games of Thrones.
A new face unlock feature that lets users unlock the phone simply by looking at it — the perfect hands-free solution for messy or gloved fingers. There’s also a rear fingerprint sensor that unlocks the phone in an instant.
Coming to offers, telecom operator Vodafone is giving offers worth Rs 3,200 on purchase of the phone. For prepaid customers, Vodafone is giving 10GB additional data per month for a period of 1 year. To avail the offer, a customer will have to recharge a Rs 199 or above plan on Vodafone.
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Similar 10GB additional data is being offered to postpaid customers by Vodafone on purchase of the phone. However in this, a customer will have to do Rs 399 plan and above.
Apart from this postpaid customers are also getting free Vodafone RED shield device, alongside two years security insurance on the phone, however, to avail this offer a customer will have to do recharge of Rs 499 and above.
ZenFone Max Pro is available in two stunning finishes to match the user's style - Deepsea Black and Meteor Silver.
ZenFone Max Pro (M1) will be available for sale on e-commerce giant Flipkart from May 03, 2018.