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8.1/10
Informr score
The Asus ZenFone Max Pro M1 currently has an Informr score of 8.1 out of 10. This score is based on our evaluation of 22 sources including reviews from users and the web's most trusted critics.


Operating system
Android
Processor
1.8 GHz
Screen Size
5.99"
Camera
13+ MP


What the Critics Are Saying...


Tech Advisor

The lack of NFC lets the phone down but if this isn’t important to you then the combination of large screen, amazing battery life and stock Android Oreo should be enough for you to consider if you want to spend as little as possible on a smartphone.

- Henry Burrell, Tech Advisor
Hitech Century

Superb battery life, a large screen and enhanced specifications that maximise its potential combine to make the Zenfone Max Pro (M1) 6GB worthy of consideration for those on a tight budget.

- Hitech Century
NDTV

The new 6GB version of the ZenFone Max Pro M1 is an extremely capable smartphone, and is well worth its Rs. 14,999 price tag. Battery life is stellar, performance is great, the software is fluid, and build quality is top-notch. The rear camera setup is also improved, and captures more more detail in...

- Shobhit Varma, NDTV
Gizbot

A good mid-range product from the company at an affordable price point. The smartphone offers a great value for money and an impressive spec sheet too.

- Abhinaya Prabhu, Gizbot
TechENT

The battery life is nothing short of phenomenal for modern smartphones. It is also reliable. If you are looking for a secondary device you should look no further than this one. Of course you can make it a daily driver too if you are on a budget. But even if you are not on a budget; what is ever wron...

- Darwin Sucipto, TechENT


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Screen Size
5.99"

The Asus ZenFone Max Pro M1's screen size is 5.99 inches with 1800 x 2160 pixels resolution.

Processor
1.8 GHz

There is a Qualcomm SDM636 Snapdragon 636 Octa-core 1.8 GHz processor (CPU).

OS

The phone runs on the Android 8.1 Oreo operating system (OS).

Camera
13+ MP

You can take photos or capture video with the phone's onboard 13+ megapixel camera.

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

Storage
32/64 GB

Internal memory is 32/64 GB. An external, MicroSD, MicroSDHC, microSDXC (up to 2000 GB) expansion slot is available for increased storage capacity.

Battery
5000mAh

The phone is powered by a Lithium Polymer (Li-Pol), 5000 mAh battery. Asus's performance ratings are 2520 minutes.

ZenFone Max Pro M1 Specs

Overview
Release date May 3, 2018
Regions available USA
Mobile / Cellular Data
4G/LTE
Networks
GSM:
850/900/1800/1900 MHz
UMTS:
850/900/1900/2100 MHz
LTE:
700/2100/800/850 /900/1800/2600/2300/2500 MHz
Data:
GPRS, EDGE, HSDPA, HSPA+
SIM card size
Nano-SIM
Dual SIM Yes
Operating System Android 8.1 Oreo

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Processor Qualcomm SDM636 Snapdragon 636 Octa-core 1.8 GHz
Internal Storage 32/64 GB
RAM 3/4/6 GB
ROM No
GPS Type A-GPS
Hearing Aid Compatible No
TTY/TDD No
Noise Cancellation Yes
SAR Head: 0.378 W/kg
Body: 1.464 W/kg
Languages English, Chinese
Manufacturer Warranty 1 Year
Accessories Included USB Power Adapter, Manual, Data Cable
Power & battery
Battery Type Lithium Polymer (Li-Pol)
Battery Capacity 5000 mAh
Removable Battery No
Wireless Charging No
Fast Charging Yes
Video Playback Time Up to: 1680 minutes
Internet Use (Wi-Fi) Unknown
Internet Use (Celluar) Unknown
Talk Time Up to: 2520 minutes
Standby Time Up to: 35 days
Physical Characteristics
Design type Bar
Multi-Use Smart Phone / PDA Yes
Material Aluminium
Colors Deepsea Black, Titanium Gray, Blue
Dimensions [H x W x D] 15.9 x 7.6 x 0.85 cm (6.3 x 3 x 0.3 in)
Weight 180 grams
Water Resistant / Waterproof No
Rugged design No
IP Rating No
Display / Screen
Type Color
Technology LCD (IPS)
Colors 16.7 million
Resolution 1800 x 2160 pixels
Pixel density 409 pixels
Size 5.99 inches
Secondary Display No
Sensors Ambient Light, Proximity, Motion / Accelerometer, Gyroscope, Digital Compass
Graphics Yes
Themes Yes
Backlit Illumination Yes
Zoom / Magnification Yes
Screen Orientation Lock Yes
Multi-Touch Yes
Fingerprint-Resistant Coating No
Additional Display Features Capacitive touch screen, Corning Gorilla Glass
Input / Navigation
Sleep / Wake Key Yes
Home Key No
Mute Key No
Input Type Touchscreen
Navigation Type Touchscreen
Predictive Text Entry Yes
Physical keyboard No
Voicemail Key No
Any Key Answer No
Voice Commands Yes
Keypad/Screen Lock Yes
External Volume Control Yes
External Media Playback Controls No
Fingerprint Sensor Yes
Call Management
Wi-Fi Calling Unknown
Voice over LTE (VoLTE) Yes
Contact List Capacity Depends on system memory
Multiple Numbers Per Contact Email address, Other fields
Contact Groups Yes
Auto Answer No
Voice Activated Dialing Yes
Photo Caller ID Yes
Web / Email / Messaging
Web Browser Yes
Email Client Yes
Email Protocols POP3, IMAP, Microsoft Exchange
Additional Email Features Gmail
Messaging SMS, MMS, IM, Google Talk
Push-to-talk (PTT) No
Connectivity
USB Micro-USB 2.0
USB OTG Support Yes
Infrared No
Bluetooth 4.2
Bluetooth Profiles A2DP, AVRCP, OPP/FTP, HID, HFP, HSP, PAN
Bluetooth Audio Codecs SBC
WiFi 802.11 b/g/n
WiFi Encryption WPA/WPA2
Mobile Hotspot Yes
WiMAX No
Memory Expansion Slot Yes
Expansion Slot Info MicroSD, MicroSDHC, microSDXC (up to 2000 GB)
PC Synchronization OTA
TV Out No
DLNA Support No
NFC No
Data Tethering Compatibility Yes
Java Applications No
Brew Applications No
ECML / Digital Wallet No
Camera
Main Camera
Aperture
ƒ/ 2.2
Resolution
13+ megapixels
Multi-camera
Yes
Zoom
Yes
Flash
Yes (LED)
Additional Rear Camera Info
Auto focus, Face detection, Geotagging, ISO, Panorama, White balance, HDR, Dual camera feature (5 MP 2nd camera)
Video Recording Formats
MPEG-4
Video Recording Parameters
Ultra HD (3840 x 2160 pixels), 30 fps
Front Camera
Resolution
8+ megapixels
Zoom
Yes
Additional Front Camera Info
Auto focus, Effects, Face detection, Self-portrait, Self-timer, Aperture f/2.2, HDR
Video Recording Parameters
Full HD (1920 x 1080 pixels), 30 fps
Audio / Video
Audio Playback Yes
Audio Formats AAC, AAC+, AMR, eAAC+, MIDI, MP3, M4A, OGG, WMA, WAV
Radio Yes (FM)
Video Playback Yes
Video Playback Formats 3GP / 3GPP, AVI, FLV, H.264 / AVC, MKV, MPEG-4, WMV, XviD
Streaming Video Yes
External Speakers Yes
Headset Jack 3.5mm
Custom Ringtones Yes
Vibration Alert Yes
Downloadable Ringtones Yes
Ringer ID Yes
Haptic Feedback Vibration Yes
Speakerphone Yes
Apps
To-Do / Task List No
Calendar Yes
World Clock Yes
Alarm Yes
Stop Watch Yes
Timer Yes
Calculator Yes
Currency Converter No
Document Viewer Yes
Weather Yes
Stocks No
Maps Yes
NotePad Yes
Voice Memos / Recorder Yes
Games Downloadable
Apps Downloadable, Pre-installed (Notes, Google Apps, Asus Apps, Apps4u, Auto Start Manager)
Included Software / Apps
More
Additional comments Other Names (AKA): ZB601KL

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