Joining the bandwagon of 18:9 display trend, the Taiwanese multinational tech conglomerate has launched its Zenfone Max Plus (M1) smartphone. We have seen the company introducing its Pegasus 4S smartphone earlier where it implemented the full-screen display. However, the Pegasus 4S device is limited and is exclusive only in the Chinese market.
Talking about the upcoming Zenfone Max Plus (M1) smartphone, ASUS has incorporated a similar design language alike to its Pegasus 4S (which is exclusive in China). But, unlike the Pegasus 4S device, this Zenfone Max Plus (M1) phone is launched in the global markets including international ones, as reported here.
ASUS Zenfone Max Plus (M1) Features and Key Specs
The ASUS Zenfone Max Plus (M1) comes with a 5.7-inch IPS LCD screen and supports a screen resolution of 1080 x 2160 pixels (reported here). Underneath the hood, there’s a MediaTek 6750T chipset housed with eight Cortex-A53 cores. We have seen this same processor to be used in the previous ASUS’s Zenfone 3S Max. In terms of RAM and memory specs, the phone will be available in two variants. While one of the variants will be occupied with 2GB RAM and 16GB of onboard storage, the other model will come with 3GB of RAM and 32GB of native storage. The memory can further be expanded by a microSD card slot.
On the optics front, the Zenfone Max Plus (M1) sports a dual rear camera setup with a primary sensor of 16-megapixel and a secondary sensor of 8-megapixel. The secondary sensor also has a wide-angle lens. Up front, there’s an 8-megapixel selfie shooter with an aperture of f/2.0, which is capable of supporting facial recognition based on the unlocking of the smartphone. The fingerprint sensor is embedded on the rear panel. Connectivity options also include Bluetooth, dual-SIM, Wi-Fi 802.11 b/g/n, and GPS. On the software front, the device runs Android 7.1 Nougat operating system based on the ZenUI 4.0. Fueling this device, there’s a non-removable 4,130mAh battery. One may stay tuned for further updates on the pricing of this device.