Asus ZenFone Max Pro M1 was launched in India originally in April 2018. While a 6GB RAM variant was announced at launch, it was not available immediately. The Taiwanese phone manufacturer on Friday has now announced that the most premium variant in the lineup, with 6GB of RAM, will go on sale in India starting July 26 exclusively via Flipkart. Asus ZenFone Max Pro M1 6GB RAM price in India has been set at Rs. 14,999, which is the same price point that was announced at launch. At the India launch of the ZenFone 5Z earlier this month, the company had said the 6GB RAM variant of the ZenFone Max Pro M1 will go on sale in India this month - it appears to be keeping that promise.
While all other specifications remain same, the 6GB LPDDR4X RAM variant of the Asus ZenFone Max Pro M1 has a 16-megapixel (f2/.0) + 5-megapixel rear camera combination and a 16-megapixel selfie camera (f/2.0). It will be available in Deepsea Black and Grey colour variants. The variant will be bundled a clear bumper case.
The dual-SIM Asus ZenFone Max Pro M1 runs a near-stock version of Android 8.1 Oreo out-of-the-box, and sports a 5.99-inch full-HD+ (1080x2160 pixels) IPS Full View display with an 18:9 aspect ratio. It is powered by an octa-core Qualcomm Snapdragon 636 SoC, paired with an Adreno 509 GPU, 3GB/ 4GB/ 6GB of RAM, and 32GB/ 64GB of internal storage. Storage is expandable on the phone via microSD card (up to 2TB).
In the camera department, the 3GB RAM/ 4GB RAM variant of the ZenFone Max Pro M1 bears a dual rear camera setup with a primary 13-megapixel Omnivision sensor, with f/2.2 aperture, and a secondary 5-megapixel depth sensing sensor, both with LED flash. On the front, the variant comes with an 8-megapixel selfie camera that offers a 5P lens, an 85.5-degree lens, and an aperture of f/2.0. The 6GB RAM variant however has a 16-megapixel (f2/.0) + 5-megapixel rear camera combination and a 16-megapixel selfie camera (f/2.0). There is a 5,000mAh battery under the hood, with support for 10W charging.
Connectivity on the ZenFone Max Pro M1 includes 4G LTE, Wi-Fi 802.11 a/b/g/n with Wi-Fi Direct, Bluetooth v4.2, GPS/ A-GPS, GLONASS, Micro-USB, and a 3.5mm headphone jack. There is also a fingerprint sensor and a Face Unlock sensor on the smartphone.