ASUS ZenFone Max Pro M2, ZenFone Max M2 with dual rear cameras, big batteries launched in Russia: price, specifications

“ASUS ZenFone Max Pro M2 specifications include Snapdragon 660 SoC, 6.3-inch full-HD+ display and 5,000mAh battery”

The ASUS ZenFone Max Pro M2 and ZenFone Max M2 smartphones have gone official in Russia in an announcement that has taken everyone by surprise. The two highly anticipated smartphones were slated to launch on December 11th in India as well as in Indonesia, but have had their specifications revealed officially already. Specifications of both the ZenFone Max Pro M2 and ZenFone Max M2 are in line with what the spate of leaks over the past few weeks suggested, with not much room for surprise.

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ASUS ZenFone Max Pro M2

ASUS ZenFone Max Pro M2, ASUS ZenFone Max M2 price

The ZenFone Max Pro M2 price has been set as RUB 17,990 (roughly Rs 19,000). The smarphone has the model number ZB631KL and is listed in only Blue colour on the company’s Russia website. As for the ZenFone Max M2 price, you will have to shell out RUB 12,990 (about Rs 13,800). It has been listed in Black and Blue colours and carries the model number ZB633KL. In terms of launch offers, the company is giving away a JBL Tuner speaker and ASUS FoneMate earphones with the former, while buyers get only the FoneMate earphones with the latter.

ASUS ZenFone Max Pro M2, ASUS ZenFone Max M2 specifications

Starting with the ASUS ZenFone Max Pro M2 specifications, the smartphone has a 6.3-inch display with full-HD+ resolution (1,080 x 2,280 pixels) and a small notch. It is powered by the octa-core Snapdragon AIE processor and comes with 4GB of RAM. There is 64GB onboard storage, with microSD card support for storage expansion; however, the maximum supported capacity for the microSD cards is not clear.

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ASUS ZenFone Max Pro M2

In the imaging department, you get a 12-megapixel + 5-megapixel setup on the back and a 13-megapixel camera in the front for selfies. Connectivity options on the smartphone include Wi-Fi,4G LTE, Bluetooth 5.0, NFC, 3.5mm audio jack, and dual SIM support. There is a 5,000mAh battery too, which had been previously confirmed by the company. The handset weighs 170 grams and measures 157.9 x 75.5 x 8.5mm.

Moving on to ZenFone Max M2 specifications, you get a handset with a 6.3-inch HD+ (720 x 1,520 pixel) screen with 19:9 aspect ratio as well as a rather wide notch and octa-core Snapdragon 632 SoC. The smartphone comes in 3GB RAM + 32GB storage configuration, and supports microSD cards too. Here too, the maximum supported storage capacity for the microSD card is not mentioned.

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ASUS ZenFone Max M2

On the back is a dual camera setup with 13-megapixel + 2-megapixel sensors, while a 8-megapixel camera is placed in the front. ZenFone Max M2 has a Wi-Fi, 4G LTE, Bluetooth 4.2, GPS, dual SIM functionality, and 3.5mm earphone jack in the connectivity suite. Lastly, the handset has a 4,000mAh battery, weighs 160 grams, and is 158.41 x 76.28 x 7.7mm in size.

The listings on the ASUS Russia website do not mention the Android version of the two smartphones as well as whether we can expect them to come with stock Android software. However, it is mentioned for both that they will have a dedicated microSD card slot. The glossy glass body of the ZenFone Max Pro M2 is visible in the photos, while the ZenFone Max M2 has a metal body.

Asus Zenfone Max Pro M2 Specifications
Performance
Octa core (1.95 GHz, Quad Core + 1.8 GHz, Quad core)
Snapdragon 660
3 GB RAM
Display
6.26 inches (15.9 cm)
1080x2280 px, 403 PPI
IPS LCD
Camera
12 MP + 5 MP Dual Primary Cameras
LED Flash
13 MP Front Camera
Battery
5000 mAh
Fast Charging
Non-Removable
Asus Zenfone Max Pro M2 Price, Launch Date
Expected Price: Rs. 12,999
Release Date: 18-Dec-2018 (Expected)
Variant: 3 GB RAM / 32 GB internal storage
Phone Status: Upcoming Phone
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