Asus will launch the eagerly awaited second-generation of affordable ZenFone Max and Max Pro series. The Asus Zenfone Max Pro M2 and the Zenfone Max M2 succeed the currently available Max Pro M1 and Max M1. The devices will sell exclusively on Flipkart.
Asus has been hinting at launching the Asus Zenfone Max Pro M2 and the Zenfone Max M2 in India for quite some time. The devices have appeared regularly in reports, rumors, and leaks. The company recently teased the arrival of the Zenfone Max M2 in India through its official Twitter handle. The Asus Zenfone Max Pro M2 will launch in India today, December 11. The bigger sibling—ZenFone Max Pro M2—which was launched alongside the Zenfone Max M2 in Russia is set to arrive on the same day.
Asus Zenfone Max Pro M2, Zenfone Max M2 India Launch Time, Live Streaming Details
The Asus Zenfone Max Pro M2 and the Zenfone Max M2 will officially launch in India today, December 11, at 12:30PM. As evident from the Tweet above, the company is holding a special online promotion. Asus is asking participants to screenshot their favorite or top feature during the launch presentation, and post the same using the hashtag #M2SocialUnboxing.
Asus has setup a Live Stream of the presentation on YouTube. Interested viewers can simply click on the video above to access the Live Stream of the India launch of Asus Zenfone Max Pro M2 and Zenfone Max M2.
Asus Zenfone Max Pro M2 and Zenfone Max M2 Expected Launch Pricing
The predecessors of the Asus Zenfone Max Pro M2 and Zenfone Max M2 were one of the best-sellers in the segment. The more powerful Zenfone Max Pro M1 is value for money device. Now, the upcoming successors also seem to follow the same path. On the Russian Asus website, where the devices became available recently, the Zenfone Max M2 costs 12,990 Ruble, which is about INR 13,900. The Max Pro M2 gets a price tag of 17,990 Ruble, which is equal to INR 19,900. The prices certainly appear higher than the previous iterations. However, the devices have been significantly upgraded, and they bring new features and design as well.
The perfect combination of power and value is set to meet the best android experience. Watch out for our surprise second launch, the Zenfone Max M2 that comes with Snapdragon™ 632 and Stock Android, on 11th December! #WaitForDec11 pic.twitter.com/1PFilfdgbS
— ASUS India (@ASUSIndia) December 7, 2018
Both the devices will be available for purchase after they launch in India. Asus has partnered with Indian e-commerce website Flipkart. In fact, Flipkart has a dedicated launch page for the Asus smartphones.
Asus Zenfone Max Pro M2 and Zenfone Max M2 Specifications, Features
The Zenfone Max Pro M2 is the big brother here and packs better hardware. It comes with a 6.3-inch Full HD+ display that has a notch at the top. A Qualcomm Snapdragon 660 processor, paired with 4GB of RAM and 64GB of internal storage, power the Max Pro M2. There could be more memory configurations as well.
The Zenfone Max Pro M2 has a dual-rear camera setup with a primary 12MP sensor that is paired with a 5MP depth unit. For selfies, there’s a 13MP sensor placed inside the notch. The biggest highlight of the device is undeniably the massive 5,000mAh battery that rivals the Motorola Moto One Power. The device has a practical triple slot that houses two SIM cards and a microSD card simultaneously. It also has the 3.5mm headphone jack.
The Zenfone Max M2 will also have a 6.3-inch display, but with an HD+ resolution and a slightly bigger notch. A Snapdragon 632 processor paired with 3GB RAM and 32GB internal storage will power the smartphone. A dual-rear camera setup with 13MP+2MP sensors, and an 8MP sensor up front will be available on the device. The Max M2 will have a slightly smaller but still respectable 4,000mAh battery.