ASUS has followed up the Pegasus 4S which became the first ASUS smartphone to sport the 18:9 display by unveiling a new smartphone which will continue in that trend. The  ASUS Zenfone Max Plus M1 was announced recently with specifications and features listed on the russian page of ASUS website. Apart from the full display the smartphone sports, there is also a massive battery which has now become commonplace on ASUS smartphones.

ASUS Zenfone Max Plus M1 Specifications, Review and Highlights

ASUS Zenfone Max Plus M1 Specs

Display

The Zenfone Max Plus M1 features a 5.7-inch FHD+ (2160 * 1080 pixels) LCD display with protective glass on top. The screen sports an 18:9 aspect ratio making it ASUS second offering to sport the full display. With 424ppi of pixel density on offer, the screen produces bright and easily distinguishable images.

Design

The device sports a metal unibody design that comes in three amazing colours of Black, Silver and Gold. With the waist-line largely reduced, the device is more comfortble when handle and ultimately the user can easily wrap his hands around it. The Zenfone Max Plus M1 comes with a rear-mounted fingerprint scanner.

Storage & Processor

The Zenfone Max Plus M1 is powered by a MediaTek MT6750T processor with eight cores at 1.5GHz of clock speed which combines with along with Mali T860 MP2 GPU. The . The device comes with 3GB of RAM and a 32GB built-in storage for files and documents. There is as much as 256GB of MicroSD support as well, incase the internal storage is used up.

Camera

The smartphone sports 16MP and 8MP shooters on the rear with LED flash for added brightness in dark backgrounds. The 16MP sensor serves for normal photography while the 8MP shooter thrives best for landscape or group photos thanks to its 120-degree wide-angle lens.

The front camera is an 8MP selfie shooter that does exactly what it is asked to do, even making it more colorful and flawless when the portrait enhancement function is used.

Battery & Connectivity

The Zenfone Max Plus M1 carries a long-lasting 4130mAh battery further enhancing ASUS reputation as a go-to for smartphones with large batteries. The powerhouse should give a decent return of 26days on standby, 26hours on mobile calls and as much as 13hours on videos.

Connectivity options include; Bluetooth 4.0, WiFi 802.11 b/g/n, GPS+A-GPS+GLONASS, microUSB 2.0, fingerprint sensor, 4G LTE.

Software

The smartphone will run on ASUS ZenUI 4.0 based on Android Nougat 7.0 with pre-installed apps like Game Genie, ZenMotion, Audio Wizard et al for a more immersive user experience.

ASUS Zenfone Max Plus M1 Full Phone Specifications

ASUS Zenfone Max Plus M1

General

Device Brand ASUS
Model Zenfone Max Plus M1
Announced November, 2017
Released Not Yet Announced
Status Announced

Network

2G Network GSM 850 / 900 / 1800 / 1900 MHz
CDMA 800 – TD-SCDMA – China
3G Network HSDPA 850 / 900 / 1900 / 2100 – Global, China
HSDPA 850 / 900 / 2100 / 800 – Taiwan –
HSDPA 850 / 900 / 1700(AWS) / 1900 / 2100 – USA, LATAM MHz
4G Network LTE band 1(2100), 2(1900), 3(1800), 5(850), 7(2600), 8(900), 20(800), 40(2300) – Global
LTE band 1(2100), 3(1800), 5(850), 7(2600), 8(900), 18(800), 19(800), 26(850), 28(700), 38(2600), 41(2500) – Taiwan
LTE band 2(1900), 3(1800), 4(1700/2100), 5(850), 7(2600), 12(700), 17(700), 28(700) – USA, LATAM
LTE band 1(2100), 3(1800), 5(850), 7(2600), 8(900), 34(2000), 38(2600), 39(1900), 40(2300), 41(2500) – China
SIM Type Nano SIM.
SIM Count Dual SIM

Data

2G GPRS Up to 85.6 kbps; EDGE up to 236.8 kbps
3G Up to 42.2 Mbps (HSDPA), 5.76 Mbps(HSPA)
4G LTE Cat4 150 Mbps/50 Mbps
Speed HSPA 42.2/11.5 Mbps, LTE Cat4 150 Mbps/50 Mbps
Web Browser Yes, HTML5

Design

Type Smartphone
Dimensions 152.6 x 73.0 x 8.8 mm
Weight 160g
Build Metal Unibody Design.
Colors Black, Gold and Silver

Display

Display Type IPS LCD Display
Size 5.7 inches
Resolution FHD+ (2160 * 1080) pixels
Colors 16M colors
Pixel Density 424ppi
Touch Screen Yes
Protection n/a
Features Multi-touch, 18:9 rtio
Secondary Display No

Camera

16MP+8MP camera
PDAF, F/2.0 Aperture
1080p @30fps Video
Panorama, Phase detection, Touch to focus, Face detection, HDR
  • Rear camera: Yes
  • Front camera: No
8MP
F/2.0 Aperture

Software

Android OS, v7.0 (Nougat)
ZenUI 4.0
No
Skype Yes
Whatsapp Yes
Facebook Yes
Youtube Yes

Hardware

MediaTek MT6750T
Number of Processor Cores Octa-core
CPU Speed 1.5GHz
GPU Mali T860 MP2 GPU
3GB
Internal Storage 32GB internal memory
expandable memory Up to 256GB with microSD
Accelerometer, proximity, Ambient light, Gyroscope, Compass, fingerprint sensor

Connectivity

Bluetooth v4.0
Infrared No
Wi-Fi WiFi 802.11 b/g/n, Wi-Fi Direct
Wi-fi Hotspot Yes
USB Type microUSB 2.0
USB On-the Go (OTG) n/a
GPS Yes, A-GPS, GLONASS
NFC No
No

Battery

Battery Type Li-Po
Capacity 4130mAh
Placement Non-Removable
Standby 26days(LTE)
Talk Time 26hours(3G)

Messaging

SMS Yes (threaded view)
MMS Yes
Email Yes, IMAP4, POP3, SMTP
IM Yes

Media

Yes, AAC,FLAC,MP3,WAV
Yes, H.265, MPEG4
n/a
n/a
Vibration, Ringtones
MP3, WAV, AMR
Yes
Yes, 3.5mm Jack

Other Features

MP4/H.264 player
MP3/WAV/eAAC+/Flac player
Photo/video editor
Document viewer

Availability and Price of ASUS Zenfone Max Plus M1 in U.S & China

The ASUS Zenfone Max Plus M1 was unveiled on the Russian portal of ASUS website but there was however no detail as regards availability or price. We expect that these will be communicated in forthcoming days.

What is The Current ASUS Zenfone Max Plus M1 Price and Availability Status?

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