Asus Zenfone Max Pro M1 Celebrates 1 Million Sales in India: 5 Features that Made It Possible

The smartphone is one of the cheapest devices that comes with Snapdragon 636 processor.


Asus launched the Asus Zenfone Max Pro M1 in April this year and the company has managed to sell over a million units of the popular device since then. This does not come as a surprise as the smartphone packs some impressive specifications and features at an incredibly low price. The company hasn’t revealed which storage variant contributed the most to achieve this number. Even after the 1 Million Sales mark, it is still going strong and we have compiled the list of the features that make it one of the best-selling devices from the smartphone maker.

Pricing and Availability

The base variant of the Asus Zenfone Max Pro M1 with 3GB RAM and 32GB onboard storage comes with a price in India of Rs. 10,999, while the storage variant with 4GB RAM and 64GB onboard storage is priced at Rs. 12,999. The most expensive variant with 6GB RAM and 64GB onboard storage along with upgraded camera units sells for Rs. 14,999. The company has also announced that it will offer the Zenfone Max Pro M1 at a discounted price during the Flipkart Big Billion Days Sale.

Snapdragon 636 Processor

The Asus Zenfone Max Pro M1 is powered by an octa-core Qualcomm Snapdragon 636 chipset clocked at 1.8 GHz with an Adreno 509 for handling the graphics. For a budget smartphone, Snapdragon 636 is a great option. The Zenfone Max Pro M1 is one of the cheapest smartphones with this chipset. The processor coupled with 4GB/6GB RAM ensures glitch-free performance while multitasking and smooth sailing while performing day-to-day tasks.

Design, Display

The ASUS ZenFone Max Pro M1 comes with a 5.99-inch IPS LCD display with 1080 x 2160 Full HD+ resolution and an aspect ratio of 18:9. The panel covers 85% of the NTSC color space and ASUS claims that the smartphone has a peak brightness of 450 nits and the contrast ratio of 1500:1. The smartphone is beautifully designed and is comfortable to hold.

Battery Capacity

One of the major highlights of the device is its massive battery. The Asus Zenfone Max Pro M1 is fuelled by a huge 5000 mAh battery that comes with fast charging support. ASUS claims that the Zenfone Max Pro M1 offers up to 20 hours of YouTube playback, 12hrs of gaming time and up to 42 hours of 3G talk time. With a massive battery, 6GB RAM and Snapdragon 636 chipset, the Zenfone Max Pro M1 is a great choice for those who love to watch videos and play games on their smartphones.


The smartphone offers two options in the optics department, based on the storage variant. The 4GB and 3GB RAM variant of the Zenfone Max Pro M1 comes with a 13MP + 5MP dual-camera setup at the back, while the 6GB RAM variant of the device gets an upgraded 16MP + 5MP dual-camera setup at the back. However, all the three storage variants can shoot videos at up to 4K Ultra HD resolution. On the front, the 4GB and 3GB RAM variants bear an 8MP sensor at the front. The 6GB RAM variant, on the other hand, features an impressive 16MP shooter.

As for software, the Asus Zenfone Max Pro M1 runs on Android 8.1 Oreo. The other notable features include a 5-magnet speaker with NXP Smart Amp, a rear-mounted fingerprint sensor and support for Face Unlock. The connectivity options on the smartphone include Wi-Fi 802.11 a/b/g/n/ac dual-band, Dual 4G VoLTE Bluetooth 5.0 Low Energy, GPS with A-GPS, GLONASS. The smartphone is available in three color variants- Black, Grey, and Blue. The Asus Zenfone Max Pro M1 is usually sold via flash sales and now the company has recently made it available for open sale. You can buy the device at a discounted price at Flipkart’s Big Billion Sale that will start from October 10.