Asus ZenFone Max Pro M2 and the Asus ZenFone Max M2 have been launched in India. The ZenFone Max Pro M2 price in India is Rs. 12,999 for the 3/32 variant, Rs. 14,999 for the 4/64 variant, and Rs. 16,999 for the 6/64 variant. The ZenFone Max M2 price in India is Rs. 9,999 for the 3/32 variant and the 4/64 will be priced at Rs. 11,999. Before talking about the Max Pro M2, Asus announced that the Max Pro M1 and the ZenFone 5Z will get the Android 9 Pie update in February 2019 and January 2019 respectively. The Max Pro M2 has a premium feel, the company said at the event and has Corning Gorilla Glass 6 to the display. The company claimed that the Max Pro M2 is the first phone to bring Gorilla Glass 6 to affordable smartphones. The Asus ZenFone Max Pro M2 will get Android 9 Pie in January 2019, the company claimed during the event.
The Asus ZenFone Max Pro M2 is expected to ship with a 19:9 aspect ratio display, with a 6.26-inch full-HD+ screen. The smartphone is powered by a Qualcomm Snapdragon 660 SoC and is available in three variants - 3GB RAM / 32GB Storage, 4GB RAM / 64GB storage, and 6GB RAM / 64GB storage across three variants. It ships with stock Android 8.1 Oreo and just three pre-loaded apps - Facebook, Instagram, and Facebook Messenger. The smartphone is ships with a 5000mAh battery, similar to what was seen in the Max Pro M1. It sports a dual rear camera setup with a 12-megapixel primary sensor with an f/1.8 aperture and a 5-megapixel depth sensor, along with a 13-megapixel selfie camera that has a front LED flash. The company said an update in December will enable AI scene detection, and that the phone has a Pro mode for manual camera controls. This smartphone has a notification LED too. The smartphone is expected to have a headphone jack and a micro-USB port for charging. The smartphone weighs 175g and has certified scratch and drop resistance, Asus claims. It ships with Corning Gorilla Glass 6 for more impact resistance. The Max Pro M2 will be available in two colours - Blue and Titanium. The Max Pro M2 supports dual-SIM dual-VoLTE standby. This phone has a fingerprint sensor and supports face unlock as well.
The Asus ZenFone Max M2 ships with a Qualcomm Snapdragon 632 SoC. It ships in two variants - 3GB RAM / 32GB storage, and 4GB RAM / 64GB storage variant. The dual-SIM ZenFone Max M2 has a 6.26-inch HD+ display with a 19:9 aspect ratio. It sports a dual rear camera setup with a 13-megapixel primary sensor f/1.8 aperture and a 2-megapixel secondary sensor, along with an 8-megapixel selfie camera with a selfie flash. Asus will be enabling EIS capabilities for the front camera as well. The camera app will also get a Pro mode for manual photography enthusiasts. This smartphone has a 4000mAh battery, a headphone jack, and a Micro-USB port for charging. It will be available in two colours - black and blue. This phone weighs 160g. It has a dedicated microSD card slot, a rear fingerprint sensor, and supports face unlock too.
Asus ZenFone Max Pro M2 price in India is Rs. 12,999 for the 3GB RAM / 32GB storage variant, Rs. 14,999 for the 4GB RAM / 64GB storage variant, and Rs. 16,999 for the 6GB RAM / 64GB storage variant. ZenFone Max M2 price in India is Rs. 9,999 for the 3GB RAM / 32GB storage variant, and Rs. 11,999 for the 4GB RAM / 64GB storage variant. The launch offers include a bank discount and a complete mobile protection plan, which includes theft insurance and damage insurance worth Rs. 1,299 at just Rs. 99.
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