Asus on Monday announced the launch of its newest mid-range smartphone – Zenfone Max Guru M1 – in India. Key highlights of the handset include an 18:9 full-HD+ screen, a sizable 5000mAh battery (with 10W charger), the newest Snapdragon 636 SoC, and also confront unlock. The Zenfone Max Guru M1 smartphone takes on the likes of Xiaomi Redmi Note 5 Pro, which includes the same Snapdragon 636 system-on-chip. The handset goes on sale in India exclusively via Flipkart starting May 3; this really is the worldwide debut of the smartphone.
Asus Zenfone Max Guru M1 price in India, launching offers
Asus Zenfone Max Guru M1 cost in India continues to be put in Rs. 10,999 for the version with 3GB RAM and 32GB internal storage, while the version with 4GB RAM and 64GB storage will price Rs. 12,999. The phone will be made available across in Midnight Black and Grey colour options. The company has partnered with Flipkart to provide Complete Mobile Protection – which covers broken displays, liquid damage, hardware and software flaws, etc. – at Rs. 49 for a year. On the very first day of release, the handset will be accessible with no-cost EMI through credit cards and Bajaj FinServ.
As for the start deal, Zenfone Max Guru M1 buyers on Vodafone will get 10GB complimentary data month for 12 months on recharges of Rs. 199 and above for prepaid users. They will also get weekly telco and non-telco provides, Asus explained. For postpaid users on Rs. 399 Red plan, Vodafone provides 10GB additional data a month for a year, while those on Rs. 499 Red program will get free Red Protect access free.
Asus Zenfone Max Pro M1 specifications
The dual-SIM (Nano) Asus Zenfone Max Guru M1 runs on the pure version of Android 8.1 Oreo out-of-the-box, and certainly will acquire Android P and Android Q updates. It sports a 5.99-inch full-HD+ (1080×2160 pixels) IPS Total View display with an 18:9 aspect ratio.
As for camera specs, the Zenfone Max Pro M1 carries a double camera setup at the rear with a 13-megapixel main Omnivision detector (f/2.2 aperture) and a 5-megapixel secondary depth sensing detector. On the front there is an 8-megapixel selfie camera with f/2.0 aperture, an 85.5-degree wide-angle lens, and a 5P lens. Both the back and front camera capture soft-light LED flash. There’s up to 64GB EMCP inbuilt storage to the phone, using microSD card service up to 2TB for expansion. And, a 5000mAh battery, using a bundled 10W charger, powers in the internals from beneath the hood.
Sensors onboard the Asus Zenfone Max Guru M1 comprise Face Unlock sensor, fingerprint sensor, and the likes. Dimensions are 159x76x8.61mm and weight is 180 grams.
The business also announced a 6GB RAM variant of the Zenfone Max Pro M1, which will include 64GB internal storage, 16-megapixel + 5-megapixel rear camera setup on the back, and 16-megapixel selfie shot. The remaining specifications remain the same as that of the standard variant. This variant will be published “soon” and will be priced at Rs. 14,999.