Asus ZenFone Max M1, ZenFone Lite L1 Launched: Price, Specifications And Everything You Need To Know
Asus has expanded its portfolio and launched the ZenFone Max M1 and ZenFone Lite L1 budget smartphones in India. The new ZenFone Max M1 and ZenFone Lite L1 bear a single rear camera setup, are powered by Qualcomm Snapdragon 430 processors, and sports displays with no notch. The Max variant has a big 4,000mAh battery, while the Lite sports a 3,000mAh battery and relies on Face Unlock solely, with no fingerprint sensor. The Asus ZenFone Max M1, on the other hand, packs a rear fingerprint scanner.
Asus ZenFone Max M1, ZenFone Lite L1 price in India
The Asus ZenFone Lite L1 (ZA551KL) is priced in India at Rs. 6,999 and will be available in Black and Gold color options. The smartphone will be available for an introductory price of Rs. 5,999 during the festival period, Asus said, without specifying an end date for this introductory pricing.
The Asus ZenFone Max M1 (ZB556KL) is priced in India at Rs. 8,999 and will be made available in Black and Gold color options as well. The smartphone will be available at an introductory price of Rs. 7,499 during the festival period.
Asus ZenFone Max M1
The more premium variant of the two, the Asus ZenFone Max M1 runs on Android Oreo-based on ZenUI 5.0. The dual-SIM device features a 5.45-inch (720×1440 pixels) HD+ IPS display with 18:9 aspect ratio, 400nits brightness, 800:1 contrast ratio, 65 percent NTSC color gamut, and 82 percent screen-to-body ratio. It is powered by the Snapdragon 430 quad-core processor paired with 3GB RAM. Internal storage is at 32GB, and microSD card expansion is supported up to 256GB.
Optics include a 13-megapixel single rear camera with f/2.0 aperture, 1.12um pixel size, PDAF, and LED flash support. At the front, there is an 8-megapixel front sensor with f/2.2 aperture, 1.12um pixel size, and LED flash support as well. Camera features include beauty filters, portrait mode, and HDR mode.
The Asus ZenFone Max M1 packs a 4,000mAh battery with support for fast charging with a 10W adapter, and connectivity options include Wi-Fi 80211 b/g/n, Bluetooth v4.0, APGPS, GPS, GLONASS, and more. Sensors on board include an accelerometer, e-compass, proximity sensor, ambient light sensor, and gyroscope. Dimensions of the Asus ZenFone Max M1 include 147.3×70.9×8.7mm, and it weighs 150 grams.
Asus Zenfone Max M1
|Technology||GSM / HSPA / LTE|
|Status||Available. Released 2018, May|
|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)|
|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)|
|OS||Android 8.1 (Oreo)|
|Chipset||Qualcomm SDM636 Snapdragon 636 (14 nm)|
|CPU||Octa-core 1.8 GHz Kryo 260|
|Card slot||microSD, up to 512 GB (dedicated slot)|
|Internal||64 GB, 4/6 GB RAM or 32 GB, 3 GB RAM|
|Dual||13 MP, f/2.2, 25mm (wide), 1.12µm, PDAF|
|5 MP, f/2.4, 1.12µm, depth sensor|
|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|
|Single||8 MP, f/2.2, 26mm (wide), 1.0µm|
|16 MP (6 GB RAM model only)|
|Alert types||Vibration; MP3, WAV ringtones|
|– Active noise cancellation with dedicated mic|
|WLAN||Wi-Fi 802.11 b/g/n, WiFi Direct, hotspot|
|Bluetooth||5.0, A2DP, LE|
|GPS||Yes, with A-GPS, GLONASS, BDS|
|USB||microUSB 2.0, USB On-The-Go|
|Sensors||Fingerprint (rear-mounted), accelerometer, proximity, compass, gyroscope, ambient light sensor|
|Messaging||SMS(threaded view), MMS, Email, Push Email, IM|
|– MP3/WAV/eAAC+ player|
|– MP4/H.264 player|
|– Document viewer|
|– Photo/video editor|
|– Charging 5V/2A 10W|
|Non-removable Li-Po 5000 mAh battery|
|Colors||Meteor Silver, Deepsea Black|