After a successful launch of the Zenfone Max Pro M1 earlier this year, Asus India today announced a new ‘Blue’ colour variant of the handset. Asus is calling the new colour variant as “True Blue Performer,” which showcases the company’s focus on design, aesthetics and delivering the best to the consumer. With the launch of the Blue colour variant, the Zenfone Max Pro M1 will be available in three colours, including Deepsea Black, Gray and Blue. The Blue edition of Asus Zenfone Max Pro M1 will be available for sale from Thursday, August 30, 2018, onwards, exclusively on Flipkart.
Asus Zenfone Max Pro M1 Specifications and Features
The Asus Zenfone Max Pro M1 flaunts a 5.99-inch Full HD+ display on the front, carrying an aspect ratio of 18:9. The phone is powered by the Qualcomm Snapdragon 636 chipset, clubbed with 3GB/4GB/6GB of RAM and 32GB/64GB of internal storage. The phone has a dedicated microSD card slot for storage expansion up to 128GB. It’s the first smartphone from Asus to boot stock Android out of the box. The Max Pro M1 is currently running Android 8.1 Oreo.
Asus has added dual cameras on the rear side of Zenfone Max Pro M1. The higher variant of 6GB RAM/64GB storage features a 16MP front camera with dual rear cameras of a 16MP primary sensor and 5MP secondary sensor. The other variants- 3GB RAM/32GB storage and 4GB RAM/64GB storage features an 8MP front-facing camera and dual rear cameras of 13MP+5MP.
The smartphone also comes equipped with high-end audio components comprising an NXP Smart Amp, a 5 Magnet Speaker and a passive amplifier accessory ‘The Max Box’, for enhanced audio experience in its segment. The Max Pro M1 is backed by a 5000mAh battery.
Asus Zenfone Max Pro M1 Pricing and Availability
The smartphone retails at Rs 10,999 for 3GB RAM/32GB storage variant and Rs 12,999 for the 4GB RAM/64GB storage option. The higher variant of 6GB RAM/64 GB storage was recently announced for Rs 14,999. Asus is selling the 3GB and 4GB RAM variants of the Zenfone Max Pro M1 via open sale, while the 6GB RAM variant is available for purchase every Thursday at 12 PM. The Asus Zenfone Max Pro M1 is exclusive to Flipkart in India. Starting August 30, 2018, the phone can be picked up in three colour options: Deepsea Black, Gray and Blue.
“We are extremely happy to announce the arrival of the ‘True Blue Performer’; meet the ‘Blue’ variant of Zenfone Max Pro (M1), our new fashion-forward and on-trend colour. We have received an overwhelming response to the Zenfone Max Pro (M1) across the country and wanted to offer our consumers an all-new exciting colour variant that best complements their style.” said Dinesh Sharma, Director Mobile Product, Asus India.
Offers on Asus Zenfone Max Pro M1
E-commerce portal, Flipkart has some bank offers on the Zenfone Max Pro M1. Customers can avail 5% instant discount if they purchase the device using Axis Buzz Credit card. Users can also avail 5% instant discount on EMI transactions made through ICICI Bank Credit cards. Both these offers are valid until August 31, 2018.
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