In this era where every day there is some new invention going on in some part of the world, it is hard to buy a smartphone, which can stay up to date for a while. However, there are some smartphones that can guarantee few years of latest software in the market.

It has not been a while when Asus became the priority of smartphones customers because of the specifications and value for money it offers. About a month ago, Asus revealed its new budget smartphone Zenfone Max Pro M1 that became a hype in the smartphone industry. This phone was recently launched and it quickly out performed other smartphones in the fierce competition of budget smartphones.

Here are 10 reasons why Asus Zenfone Max Pro M1 should be your next smartphone.

Dedicated micro-SD slot:

Nowadays smartphone companies are reducing the minute features like 3.5 mm headphone jack, micro-SD card slot, Dual SIM slot and many more. However, Asus held its ground and launched this smartphone with triple card slot it means you can now use dual SIM & can insert a memory card at the same time. On the other hand, most of the smartphones now have Hybrid slot due to which you are forced to compromise one SIM if you want an extra micro-SD card.

Dual Vo-LTE:

In 2018, where most of the smartphones support LTE, all of them restrict you to use 3G on one SIM. There are many high end or flagship smartphones, which provide LTE on both the SIM at the same time. Nevertheless, this smartphone becomes the first budget smartphone to give this feature, which means that we can use 4G on both the networks without manually switching one on 4G.

Qualcomm Snapdragon 636:

Without the performance, we can never look up to a smartphone and for the performance; this smartphone comes with Qualcomm Snapdragon 636 processor. It is a 14 nm processor, which packs Kryo 260 custom CPU for mobile platforms. This newly designed processor has proven to be 40% faster than its predecessor was. However, for the awesome and crisp graphics, this processor is paired with Adreno 509 GPU.

No Zen-UI:

Asus Zenfone Max Pro M1 becomes company’s first smartphone which comes with a stock android, not with the company’s Zen UI. This is because most of the smartphones now are coming with stock android and it becomes easy for Google to roll out monthly security patches. But it does not end here, the company promised to provide Android P and Android Q update for this smartphone as well.

Dual Rear Cameras:

As every other smartphone, it also features a dual camera setup at the rear. It consists of a 16 MP of the f/2.2 and 5 MP of the f/2.4 lens with 1.12 µm. It has geo-tagging, touch focus, face detection, HDR, panorama and many other features including a video recording of 2160p @ 30 fps. When it comes to selfies then this phone comes with 16 MP f/2.2 sensor with a front LED flash.

Huge Battery:

This smartphone weighs 180 g and is 8.5 mm thick with 159 mm length. Under this slim and sleek body, it packs a non-removable Lithium-Polymer 5000 mAh battery. This huge power backup can run this smartphone for one and a half day long with a single full charge but if you are not an intensive gamer then this phone can last up to of 2 days. The company promises that this phone can give 840 hours of standby time along with 199 hours of playback and 42 hours of talk time. It also supports fast charging with 10 W charging adapter provided in the box.

Face Unlock:

Its rear camera is not only meant for taking selfies. The 16 MP at the front is designed for face to unlock as well which is very fast and can open the smartphone with just a glimpse. Although you get a fingerprint sensor at the rear but for better security, you can use face unlock feature as well. However, the company announced that customers will not get this face unlock feature straight out of the box but will be given through OTA updates rolling very soon.


Much like every other smartphone of 2018, this smartphone also live up to the expectation and comes with an 18:9 aspect ratio. It packs a 5.99 inches screen of 2160×1080 pixels and 402-pixel density along with 450 nits brightness. It also delivers 1500:1 contrast ratio while other smartphones are giving only 1000:1 contrast ratio. This Asus Zenfone Max Pro M1 can surely deliver a crispy clear and memorable viewing experience.

Audio Quality:

Asus Zenfone Max Pro M1 comes with a 5-magnet speaker at the bottom for base firing. To deliver a rich sound experience this smartphone comes with NXP amplifier of the 2nd generation. However, to double the sound and experience you can attach an extra amplifier accessory, which is bundled by the smartphone on behalf of the company and is named as Max Box. It still hosts a 3.5 mm jack for audio devices.


No smartphone is complete until and unless it is affordable and the major advantage of this smartphone is that apart from providing every high-end specification it still falls in the budget smartphone category. The base version of this smartphone with 3 GB RAM & 32 GB storage is priced at Rs. 10,999 only plus get addition 10% off via ongoing flipkart app offers and the 4 GB RAM & 64 GB storage version comes at Rs. 12,999 only.

From the specified reasons it is made a lot clear that more than enough of your ordeals and confusions regarding the choice of perfect phone is quite clear. No matter what it may be, the design, display, processor, audio or camera, Asus’s this device is fulfilling all what is desired. So, check out all the possible offers on the gadget and get yourself this technology at an affordable rate.