Asus Zenfone Max Pro ZB602KL 4GB/64GB Dual SIM - Silver

  • Model: ZB602KL
  • Manufactured by: asus-garmin
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Introduction

The ASUS ZenFone Max series has mostly been an underdog in the budget Android smartphone market. Although the devices pack sizable battery capacities, the rest of their features could rarely hold a candle to the benchmark in the segment, the Xiaomi Redmi Note.

Asus Zenfone Max Pro M1 review

The ZenFone Max Pro M1 is here to change exactly that. This time, ASUS is taking the fight to Xiaomi, with a feature-packed device that should make even the demanding users happy. Whether it's an 18:9 display, a Snapdragon 636 processor, dual rear cameras, and a massive 5000mAh battery. If that wasn't enough, ASUS has another trick up its sleeve; the ZenFone Max Pro comes with a stock build of Android 8.1 out of the box.

ASUS ZenFone Max Pro M1 specs:

  • Body: Plastic frame, aluminum back
  • Screen: 5.99-inch, 2160x1080 IPS LCD, 2.5D curved glass
  • Rear Camera: 13MP primary sensor, f2.2 aperture, PDAF, LED flash, DCI 4K video; 5MP secondary depth sensor, f2.4 aperture
  • Front Camera: 8MP sensor. f2.2 aperture, LED flash, 1080p video
  • Chipset: Qualcomm Snapdragon 636 (4x 1.8GHz Kryo 260 + 4x 1.6GHz Kryo 260; Adreno 509)
  • Memory: 32GB or 64GB eMCP storage (expandable to 2TB), 3GB or 4GB LPDDR4X RAM
  • OS: Android 8.1 Oreo
  • Battery: 5000mAh, 10W charging
  • Audio: Mono loudspeaker, headphone jack
  • Misc: Face unlock, fingerprint sensor
  • Colors: Black, Gray

In other words, the ZenFone Max Pro M1 is fully loaded for a phone in this price range. The cherry on the top really is the stock Android OS, something a lot of people want but rarely ever get, especially in this segment. But now it's time to see if the ZenFone Max Pro is just a bunch of impressive sounding specifications or greater than the sum of its parts.

 

 

Network Technology GSM / HSPA / LTE
Launch Announced 2018, April
Status Available. Released 2018, May
Body Dimensions 159 x 76 x 8.5 mm (6.26 x 2.99 x 0.33 in)
Weight 180 g (6.35 oz)
Build Front glass, aluminum body
SIM Dual SIM (Nano-SIM, dual stand-by)
Display Type IPS LCD capacitive touchscreen, 16M colors
Size 5.99 inches, 92.1 cm2 (~76.2% screen-to-body ratio)
Resolution 1080 x 2160 pixels, 18:9 ratio (~404 ppi density)
Platform OS Android 8.1 (Oreo)
Chipset Qualcomm SDM636 Snapdragon 636 (14 nm)
CPU Octa-core 1.8 GHz Kryo 260
GPU Adreno 509
Memory Card slot microSD, up to 512 GB (dedicated slot)
Internal 64 GB, 4/6 GB RAM or 32 GB, 3 GB RAM
Main Camera Dual 13 MP, f/2.2, 25mm (wide), 1.12µm, PDAF
5 MP, f/2.4, 1.12µm, depth sensor
or
16 MP, f/2.0, PDAF
5 MP, f/2.4, 1.12µm, depth sensor (6 GB RAM model only)
Features LED flash, HDR, panorama
Video 2160p@30fps, 1080p@30/60fps
Selfie camera Single 8 MP, f/2.2, 26mm (wide), 1.0µm
16 MP (6 GB RAM model only)
Features LED flash
Video 1080p@30fps
Sound Loudspeaker Yes
3.5mm jack Yes
  - Active noise cancellation with dedicated mic
Comms WLAN Wi-Fi 802.11 b/g/n, WiFi Direct, hotspot
Bluetooth 5.0, A2DP, LE
GPS Yes, with A-GPS, GLONASS, BDS
Radio FM radio
USB microUSB 2.0, USB On-The-Go
Features Sensors Fingerprint (rear-mounted), accelerometer, proximity, compass, gyroscope, ambient light sensor
Battery   Non-removable Li-Po 5000 mAh battery
Charging Fast battery charging 5V/2A 10W
Stand-by Up to 840 h (3G)
Talk time Up to 42 h (3G)
Music play Up to 199 h
Misc Colors Meteor Silver, Deepsea Black
Price About 160 EUR

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