MWC is an event that is filled with smartphone launches and announcements. MWC 2018 was no different with many smartphones being unveiled. Samsung was the star of the show, unveiling the much awaited Galaxy S9. After unveiling the Zenfone 5, Zenfone 5Z and the Zenfone 5 Lite, Asus has now launched the ZenFone Max (M1).
This is the smaller brother to the existing Zenfone Max Plus (M1) that was announced a while ago. The Zenfone Max (M1) sports a 5.5-inch IPS LCD display with a resolution of 720 X 1440. Asus has opted in for an 18:9 panel with an 83% screen-to-body ratio.
As for specs, the ZenFone Max (M1) comes in two different variants powered by the Snapdragon 425 and 430 SoC’s. The RAM and storage options vary in different markets and they top off at 3GB and 32GB respectively.
As for optics, the Zenfone Max (M1) features a dual cameras setup with two a 13MP primary sensor backed up by an 8MP 120 degree wide angled lens. This is coupled with an 8MP selfie shooter.
As expected, the ZenFone Max (M1) will run on Android 8.0 Oreo with the company’s custom ZenUI on top. ZenUI has improved over the years and now coms with a lot less bloat as compared to previous versions. Sadly, a microUSB port is present and the smartphone is fuelled by a massive 4000mAh cell.
Details on pricing and available is unknown at the moment. Stay Tuned for more.