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Asus ZenFone Max Plus
Asus ZenFone Max Plus
Asus ZenFone Max Plus

Informr score
The Asus ZenFone Max Plus currently has an Informr score of 6.6 out of 10. This score is based on our evaluation of 6 sources including reviews from users and the web's most trusted critics.

Operating system
Operating system
1.5 GHz
1.5 GHz
Screen Size
Screen Size
16+ MP, f/2.0
16+ MP, f/2.0
4130 mAh

What the Critics Are Saying...

Good E-Reader
Good E-Reader

That 4,130 mAh battery should last you a very, very long time. Add that to the fact that Asus is using a FHD screen (vs a QuadHD one), and you should be able to expect much more than a full day out of the Max Plus. The other big draw of this phone are the dual camera sensors, with a main 16 MP senso...

- Michael Kozlowski, Good E-Reader
Android Police
Android Police

At $229, Asus is trying to appeal to a very specific demographic: those who want premium-like features and a big battery, but don't want to spend much money. That's a difficult group to appease, and Asus attempted to do so.

- Jordan Palmer, Android Police
Tom's Guide
Tom's Guide

Asus' ZenFone Max Plus adds a modern design, but serious concessions in battery life and performance make this phone the wrong option at the $200 price.

- Adam Ismail, Tom's Guide

Has a slick, premium design while making sacrifices in the camera and biometrics. But at its price, it’s a definite contender.

- Mark Knapp, TechRadar
Hitech Century
Hitech Century

The Zenfone Max Plus M1 is a solid entry level phone that offers a fair compromise of value and performance. It integrates desirable features such as a widescreen HD display and superb battery life at a very affordable price tag.

- Hitech Century

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Asus backs up the ZenFone Max Plus with a 1 Year parts & labour warranty.

If your ZenFone Max Plus has problems and is still within its warranty period, you could contact Asus support or the retailer you purchased the phone from. You'll find Asus's contact information here. If your phone is off warranty and needs repair for a physical problem such as a broken screen or bad battery, you should visit an authorized service centre or a local phone repair shop. You can also connect with others in The Informr Community Forum to find and share answers to questions.

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Screen Size

The Asus ZenFone Max Plus's screen size is 5.7 inches with 1080 x 2160 pixels resolution.

1.5 GHz

There is a MediaTek MT6750T Octa core 1.5 GHz processor (CPU).


The phone runs on the Android 7.0 Nougat operating system (OS).

16+ MP

You can take photos or capture video with the phone's onboard 16+ MP, f/2.0 camera.

There is also a secondary front facing camera with 8+ megapixels resolution.

32/64 GB

Internal memory is 32/64 GB. An external, MicroSD, MicroSDHC, microSDXC (up to 256 GB) expansion slot is available for increased storage capacity.


The phone is powered by a Lithium-Ion (Li-Ion), 4130 mAh battery. Asus's performance ratings are 1560 minutes, 1260 minutes Wi-Fi surfing.

ZenFone Max Plus Specs

Release Date December 19, 2017
Regions Available USA, Canada
Operating System Android 7.0 Nougat

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Processor MediaTek MT6750T Octa core 1.5 GHz
Internal Storage 32/64 GB
Hearing Aid Compatible No
Noise Cancellation Yes
SAR Head: 0.41 W/kg
Body: 1.20 W/kg
Manufacturer Warranty 1 Year
Accessories Included USB Power Adapter, Manual, Data Cable
Mobile / Cellular Data
Push-to-talk (PTT) No
Wi-Fi Calling Yes
Voice over LTE (VoLTE) Yes
SIM card size
Dual SIM Yes
USB Micro-USB 2.0
USB OTG Support Yes
Infrared No
Bluetooth 4.0
Bluetooth Profiles A2DP, AVRCP, OPP/FTP, HID, HFP, HSP, PAN
Bluetooth Audio Codecs SBC
Wi-Fi 802.11 b/g/n
Mobile Hotspot Yes
Memory Expansion Slot Yes
Expansion Slot Info MicroSD, MicroSDHC, microSDXC (up to 256 GB)
Data Tethering Compatibility Yes
Main Camera
Resolution / Aperture
16+ Megapixels, f/2.0
Yes (Dual LED)
Additional Rear Camera Info
Auto focus, Effects, Face detection, Geotagging, ISO, Panorama, Self-timer, White balance, Dual camera feature (8 MP 2nd camera), HDR, Time lapse
Video Recording Formats
Video Recording Parameters
Full HD (1920 x 1080 pixels), 30 fps
Front Camera
Resolution / Aperture
8+ Megapixels
Additional Front Camera Info
Video Recording Parameters
Display / Screen
Type Color
Technology LCD (IPS)
Colors 16.7 million
Resolution 1080 x 2160 pixels
Pixel Density 424 pixels
Size 5.7 inches
Secondary Display No
Sensors Ambient Light, Proximity, Motion / Accelerometer, Gyroscope, Digital Compass
Multi-Touch Yes
Fingerprint-Resistant Coating No
Additional Display Features Capacitive touch screen
Power & Battery
Battery Type Lithium-Ion (Li-Ion)
Battery Capacity 4130 mAh
Removable Battery No
Wireless Charging No
Fast Charging Yes
Video Playback Time Up to 780 minutes
Internet Use (Wi-Fi) Up to 1260 minutes
Internet Use (Cellular) Unknown
Talk Time Up to 1560 minutes
Standby Time Up to 26 days
Mixed Usage
Physical Characteristics
Design Type Bar
Material Aluminium
Colors Deepsea Black, Azure Silver, Sunlight Gold
Dimensions [H x W x D] 15.26 x 7.3 x 0.88 cm (6 x 2.9 x 0.3 in)
Weight 160 grams
Water Resistant / Waterproof No
Rugged design No
IP Rating No
Headset Jack 3.5mm
External Speakers Yes
Input / Navigation
Sleep / Wake Key Yes
Home Key No
Input / Keyboard Type Touchscreen
Navigation Type Touchscreen
External Volume Control Yes
Fingerprint Sensor Yes
Additional Information Other Names (AKA): Asus M1

64 GB of storage variant comes with 4 GB of RAM

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