Asus Zenfone Max Pro (M2) Full specs and Price

The Asus Zenfone Max Pro (M2) arrived alongside the similarly specced Asus Zenfone Max (M2) and is a upgrade to it’s predecessor; Asus Zenfone Max Pro (M1). The new device packs a slightly bigger display with a notch, a better SoC and still retains the massive 5,000mAh battery it’s predecessor has with fast charging. Let’s find out more.

<H2>Asus Zenfone Max Pro (M2) Key Specs</H2>

・6.3-inch IPS LCD capacitive touchscreen, 1080 x 2280 pixels
・Android 8.1 Oreo with 4GB Of RAM
・Octa-core 2.2GHz, Snapdragon 660
・64GB built-in storage
・12MP + 5MP rear camera and 13MP Selfie camera
・5,000mAh non-removable Battery

<H2> Asus Zenfone Max Pro (M2) Design And Display</h2>

Despite the heavy battery, this device still manages to stay light with just 170 grams while measures 8.5 thick. The 6.3-inch notched display has a 1080p pixel resolution, a 400 pixel per inch density and obviously a 19:9 aspect ratio.

Asus Zenfone Max M2

It also has an impressive 83% screen to body ratio. The notch up top houses the single front-facing camera with a considerable amount of chin down below. At the back are the dual camera setup and an LED flash perfectly lined up at the top left side with the fingerprint sensor sitting comfortably at the usual spot.

<H2> Asus Zenfone Max Pro (M2) Camera Review</H2>

There are a total of 3 cameras here; Two at the back and one up front in the notch. Actually, the one at the back has a single 13MP main camera with f/1.8 aperture and phase detection auto focus alongside a secondary 5MP depth sensor camera with f/2.4 aperture. Features of the camera includes an LED flash, HDR and Panorama. The camera is also capable of recording 4k videos at 30fps and 1080p videos at 30 or 60fps while the single 13MP front facing camera with HDR can only record  1080p videos at 30fps.

<H2> Asus Zenfone Max Pro (M2) Hardware and Software</h2>

A Snapdragon 660 chipset is onboard with an octa-core processor and a maximum clock speed of 2.2GHz paired with Adreno 512 GPU for gaming. There is only one configuration available which is the 4GB RAM variant with 64GB of internal storage. Storage can be expanded further through the dedicated MicroSD Card slot Available up to 512GB. Android 8.1 Oreo runs on the device out of the box with Asus’ UI on top.

<H2> Battery & Network Connectivity</h2>

The 5,000mAh here is perhaps one of the highlight of this device and should easily squeeze out a day worth of use without charging. When you eventually need to charge, it wouldn’t take long thanks to the 10W fast charging. It has also has 4G LTE connectivity, Bluetooth 5.0 with A2D and, LE. GPS is also available with A-GPS, GLONASS, BDS and a microUSB 2.0 port with support for USB On The Go, not forgetting WiFi, WiFi direct and WiFi hotspot which are all available.

<H2> Price And Availability</H2>

The Asus Zenfone Max Pro M2 has already been listed on the company’s website for approximately $270 and you can pre-order it now.

<H2> Asus Zenfone Max Pro (M2) Full Specifications</H2>

Design

  • Dimension: 157.9 x 75.5 x 8.5 mm
  • Material: Plastic
  • Weight: 170 grams
  • SIM Dual SIM: (Dual Nano-SIM, Dual stand-by)

Display

  • Type: IPS LCD Capacitive touchscreen
  • Size: 6.3-inch
  • Screen Resolution: 19:9, 1080 x 2280 pixels, 400ppi
  • Multi-touch: Yes

Software and performance

  • Operating System: Android 8.1 Oreo
  • Chipset: Snapdragon 660, Octa-core 2.2GHz
  • RAM: 4GB RAM
  • Internal Storage: 64GB
  • Card Slot: Yes, up to 512GB (dedicated Slot)

Camera

  • Primary: 12MP + 5MP with LED flash
  • Secondary: 13MP

Network and Connectivity

  • WLAN Wi-Fi 802.11 b/g/n, dual-band, Wi-Fi Direct, hotspot
  • Network 2G: 850/900/1800/1900 MHz
  • 3G: 2100 MHz
  • 4G: Yes
  • Bluetooth: Yes, v5.0, A2DP, LE
  • USB: Yes, Micro USB 2.0
  • Loudspeaker: Yes
  • Audio Jack: Yes, 3.5mm
  • Sensor: Fingerprint sensor (rear-mounted), Gravity, Proximity and Light Sensor

Battery

  • Capacity: 5,000mAh, non-removable
  • Type: Li-Polymer
  • Fast Charging: Yes, 5V,2A 10W
  • OTG Support: Yes

Price and Availability

Recommended Retail Price: $270
Availability: Available for Pre-order

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