Asus declared the Asus ZenFone Max (M1) on Tuesday at MWC 2018 alongside the ZenFone 5 series, which includes the ZenFone 5Z, ZenFone 5, and ZenFone 5 Lite. The Asus ZenFone Max (M1) is very close to the ZenFone Max Plus (M1) that was launched last year in Russia. However, there are some differences -instead of running on the MediaTek MT6750T, it is available in two variants, running the Qualcomm Snapdragon 425 or the Snapdragon 430 SoC. It also has a small display, at 5.5-inch, compared to the 5.7-inch display on the ZenFone Max Plus (M1). No pricing information has been revealed.
The Asus ZenFone Max (M1) (ZB555KL) with dual-SIM (Nano) runs Android 8.0 Oreo with the company’s ZenUI 5.0 skin atop. It has a 5.5-inch HD+ (720×1440 pixels) IPS display with an 18:9 aspect ratio and 2.5D curved glass on top. The octa-core Qualcomm Snapdragon 425 or octa-core Snapdragon 430 – coupled with up to 3GB of RAM are the two available variants.It sports dual-rear camera setup of 13-megapixel primary sensor coupled with a f/2.0 aperture, dual-LED flash, and PDAF. The secondary 8-megapixel sensor combined with a 120-degree wide-angle lens. The front camera bears an 8-megapixel sensor as well, with a f/2.2 aperture. The front camera specifications can vary as per region, Asus added.
It consisted of 32GB inbuilt storage on the Asus Zen Fone Max (M1) (ZB555KL), expandable through micro SD card (up to 256GB) with its dedicated card slot. 4G VoLTE, Wi-Fi 802.11 b/g/n (dual-band, 2.4GHz and 5GHz), Bluetooth v4.0, GPS/ A-GPS, Micro-USB, and a 3.5mm headphone jack are the connectivity options. It stored with a 4000mAh battery, supposed to offer up to 36 hours of talk time on 3G, and more than a half month of standby time on 4G.
Deep sea Black, Sunlight Gold, and Ruby Red are the color variants of the Asus Zen Fone Max. It facilitated with a fingerprint sensor on the rear panel, capable of unlocking the smartphone in as little as 0.5 seconds. The company is also focusing a Face Unlock feature. It measures in at 147.3×8.7×70.9mm and weighs 150 grams.
Asus ZenFone Max(MI) has the display of 5.50-inch,8-megapixel camera,1.4GHz octa-core processor, 3G RAM.