ASUS ZenFone Max M2 and the Max Pro M2 are scheduled to launch in the Indian and Indonesian market for December 11. Ahead of the Indian launch the company silently released both the devices in the Russian market. There was no launch event, but the ZenFone Max M2 and the Max Pro M2 are now listed in the ASUS official Russian website with image, specifications and the pricing of the devices.
The devices sports a similar design but the more premium Zenfone Max Pro M2 comes with a more premium design, more powerful chipset, more amount of RAM and internal storage, better rear cameras and larger battery capacity. The base of the Max M2 has an unattractive metal backplate while the Pro M2 comes with a shinier and beautiful coloured finish.
The ASUS ZenFone Max (M2) ZB633KL features a 6.3 inch display with a resolution of HD+ (1520 x 720 pixels) and powered by an octa-core Qualcomm Snapdragon 632 chipset paired with Adreno 506 GPU. It is coupled with 3GB/4GB LPDDR3 RAM and 32GB/64GB internal storage which can be expanded upto 2TB via microSD card.
The device sports a dual camera setup at the rear with a 13MP primary camera with f/1.8 aperture and a secondary 2MP camera while offering an 8MP camera at the front with f/2.0 aperture. The dual SIM handset runs stock Android 8.1 Oreo and is backed by a 4,000 mAh battery. Connectivity options include 4G VoLTE, Bluetooth 4.2, Wi-Fi 802.11 b/g/n, GPS/A-GPS, GLONASS, FM Radio and a 3.5 mm headphone jack. It comes with a 5-magnet speaker with NXP smart amplifier and a circular fingerprint sensor at the rear though it supports Face Unlock. It measures 158.41 x 76,28 x 7.7 mm and weighs 160 g.
ASUS ZenFone Max M2 specifications
- 6.3 inch HD+ display
- Qualcomm Snapdragon 632
- 3GB/4GB LPDDR3 RAM
- 32GB/64GB internal storage
- 13MP + 2MP rear
- 8MP front
- Android 8.1 Oreo
- 4,000 mAh battery
As for the ASUS ZenFone Max Pro (M2) ZB631KL features the same 6.3 inch display but with a resolution of FHD+(2280 x 1080 pixels) and powered by an octa-core Qualcomm Snapdragon 660 chipset paired with Adreno 512 GPU. It is coupled with 4GB LPDDR4X RAM and 64GB/128GB internal storage which can be expanded upto 2TB via microSD card.
The device sports a dual camera setup at the rear with a 12MP primary Sony IMX486 sensor with f/1.8 aperture and a secondary 5MP camera while offering a 13MP camera at the front with f/2.0 aperture. The dual SIM handset runs stock Android 8.1 Oreo and is backed by a 5,000 mAh battery. Connectivity options include 4G VoLTE, Bluetooth 5.0, Wi-Fi 802.11 b/g/n, NFC, GPS/A-GPS, GLONASS, BDS, QZSS FM Radio, microUSB and a 3.5 mm headphone jack. Other features include 5-magnet speaker with NXP smart amplifier, fingerprint scanner and Face Unlock. It measures 157.9 x 75.5 x 8.5 mm and 170g.
ASUS ZenFone Max Pro M2 specifications
- 6.3 inch FHD+ display
- Qualcomm Snapdragon 660
- 4GB LPDDR4X RAM
- 64GB/128GB internal storage
- 12MP + 5MP rear
- 13MP front
- Android 8.1 Oreo
- 5,000 mAh battery
The ASUS ZenFone Max M2 and ZenFone Max Pro M2 are priced at RUB 12,990 (Rs 13,500 approx) and RUB 17,990 (Rs 19,000 approx) and are up for pre-order from the Russian site but the launch dates are yet to be officially announced.