The latest budget smartphones from Asus are now official. The company announced the Zenfone Max Pro M2 and the Zenfone Max M2 at an even in New Delhi on December 11. The new phones will be available for purchase on Flipkart only. Asus has partnered exclusively with Flipkart to sell the new devices. If you’re in the market for a new budget smartphone, the Asus devices are great value for money. Read on to learn about the availability of the phones and launch offers.
Asus Zenfone Max Pro M2 and Max M2 First Sale Date and Launch Offers
The Zenfone Max Pro M2 and the Max M2 will soon be available for purchase on Flipkart. Starting December 18, you will be able to purchase the Zenfone Max Pro M2. This phone comes in three different storage and RAM configurations. The base variant, which features 3GB of RAM and 32GB of internal storage, is priced at INR 12,999. For 4GB RAM and 64GB of storage, you will have to spend INR 14,999. Finally, there’s the variant with 6GB RAM and 64GB storage, which will cost you INR 16,999.
The Zenfone Max Pro M2 competes with devices such as the Realme 2 Pro, Xiaomi Redmi Note 6 Pro and the Honor 8X. If you want a larger battery and stock Android OS, then the Max Pro M2 is the best out of the lot. The sale goes live at 12 PM noon on December 18 on Flipkart. You can avail a flat INR 1,000 discount if you purchase the phone using an HDFC Credit or Debit card. Furthermore, you can have the Flipkart complete mobile protection for just INR 99 and the purchase is also applicable for up to 6 months of No Cost EMI.
Now, let’s talk about the less powerful and more pocket friendly Zenfone Max M2. Asus will start selling the Max M2 on 20 December. Once again, the sale will start at 12 PM exclusively on Flipkart. This phone is available in two variants and the base model with 3GB RAM/32GB ROM costs INR 9,999. If you want the variant with 4GB RAM and 64GB storage, then you will have to pay INR 11,999. As for offers, HDFC Credit and Debit card users will receive an instant INR 750 off on the purchase. Customers can also make use of the No Cost EMI offer and apply for the Flipkart Mobile Protection plan at just INR 99.
Asus Zenfone Max Pro M2 and Max M2 Specs, Features
First, the Max Pro M2 has a 6.26-inch FHD+ display with a notch at the top, a Snapdragon 660 processor and up to 6GB of RAM with 64GB internal storage. The Zenfone Max Pro M2 is the first in the segment to use Gorilla Glass 6 for protection. The phone has a dual-rear camera setup with a 12MP primary sensor and a secondary 5MP depth sensor. On the front, a 13MP sensor takes care of selfies. The device is equipped with a large 5000mAh battery and runs stock Android 8.1 Oreo.
The Zenfone Max M2 features the same 6.26-inch display, but with a lower HD+ resolution, a slightly wider notch, and 2.5D glass protection. It is powered by the Snapdragon 632 chipset, which is paired with up to 4GB RAM and 64GB storage. The phone gets a dual 13MP+2MP rear camera setup and an 8MP front shooter. A 4000mAh battery powers the device and it also runs stock Android 8.1 Oreo. Both phones also have a new 5 magnet speaker with a built-in NXP amplifier.
Check out our unboxing of the Zenfone Max Pro M2 and let us know what you think of the new phones from Asus.