The Asus Zenfone Max Pro M1 is among the best phones that Asus has launched this year. The Zenfone Max Pro M1 was launched in the month of April in India with a starting price of Rs 10,999. With the budget smartphone, Asus aimed to take on the likes of Redmi Note 5 Pro which also comes for almost a similar price tag. Overall, Zenfone Max Pro M1 has been a great value for money phone and it has also helped Asus boost its market share. Six months after the phone was launched Asus had announced that the company had sold over 1 million Zenfone Max Pro M1 units in India. The Taiwanese smartphone maker is now looking to bring the successor to the Asus Zenfone Max Pro M1 aka the Zenfone Max Pro M2 to India very soon.
According to a popular leakster Roland Quandt, who’s often accurate at his assumptions on the upcoming smartphones, says that Asus has already started working on the Zenfone Max Pro M2 and is expected to launch the smartphone “soon”. Quandt says that the key highlight of the upcoming Asus phone will be its triple-camera setup on the rear panel.
Zenfone Max Pro M2 With Triple Rear Cameras
Quandt revealed details of the Asus Zenfone Max Pro M2 via a tweet. The post mentioned that the Zenfone Max Pro M2 would be launching “soon”. The leakster reveals that the Zenfone Max Pro M2 will come in two variants, one with model number ZB634KL while the other one with ZB631KL. He further reveals that the Asus phone will come with triple camera setup on the rear panel. Having said that, this Asus phone will be the first device from the company to sport three cameras on the back side. In the tweet, Quandt says that one of the two variants of the Zenfone Max Pro M2 will sport three cameras on the back side, while the second model of the phone will pack dual cameras. On the front, both the models are said to come packed with single selfie cameras.
In addition to Zenfone Max Pro M1, Asus is also said to be working on the successor to the Zenfone Max M1 aka Max M2. As of now, Asus is expected to launch the Zenfone Max Pro M2 in India, while the Max M2 is said to go official only next year.
Triple Camera Phones in the Market
Smartphone manufacturers are going gaga over triple and quad cameras. Samsung recently launched the Galaxy A7 (2018) with triple rear cameras and Galaxy A9 (2018) with four cameras on the back. The Galaxy A7 (2018) has already been launched in India for a starting price tag of Rs 22,990. This price is for the 4GB RAM + 64GB storage variant. Meanwhile, some rumours suggest that the Zenfone Max Pro M2 will launch as the cheapest triple-camera phone in India. The smartphone is expected to come with a price tag of around Rs 15,000 in India.
Asus Zenfone Max Pro M2 Rumored Specifications
Both the Zenfone Max Pro M2 and Zenfone Max M2 have been subjected to several leaks and rumours already. Rumours suggest that both the Asus smartphones will ship with the Android Oreo operating system out-of-the-box. On the hardware front, the Zenfone Max Pro M2 is expected to be powered by a Qualcomm Snapdragon 600 series chipset. As of now, there’s no confirmation if Asus will stick to Snapdragon 636 or use a more powerful Snapdragon 600-series chipset to power the Zenfone Max Pro M1.
Rumours suggest that the Zenfone Max Pro M2 will come in three variants — 3GB RAM + 32GB storage, 4GB RAM + 64GB storage, and 6GB RAM + 64GB storage. All the three models of the smartphone are expected to include a dedicated microSD card slot for further expansion of the storage. Some rumours also reveal that the Zenfone Max Pro M2 will sport a 6.3-inch display with Full HD+ resolution. The phone will also come with a notched display and is expected to be backed by a battery between 5000mAh to 5300mAh. – Telecomtalk