May 9, 2018

Battery King ASUS ZenFone Max (M1) Now Available in the Philippines, Priced at PHP8,995

After being launched last February, ASUS ZenFone Max (M1) has now arrived in the country's shores. The battery-centric smartphone comes with a massive 4,000mAh powerhouse which can last a day of web browsing and 41 days on standby in a single charge.

The ASUS ZenFone Max (M1) which was launched back in February 2018 has finally landed in the Philippines. Not to be mistaken with its bigger sibling, the ASUS ZenFone Max Plus (M1), which arrived last November 2017, the newly-unveiled phone offers its own set of exceptional specs and features. As what its name suggests, the ZenFone Max (M1) boasts a hefty battery capacity of 4,000mAh which should last an entire day of web browsing through Wi-Fi and one and a half days of 3G calls on just a single charge. In addition, the battery-centric smartphone can also last for up to 41 days on standby.

ASUS ZenFone Max (M1)

Apart from being a battery powerhouse, the ASUS ZenFone Max (M1) also sports a 5.5-inch IPS LCD touchscreen having a resolution of 720 x 1440pixels and an aspect ratio of 18:9. It comes with narrow bezels, curved edges, and rounded corners. On the camera department, the device features a dual-camera system at the back that is composed of a 13-megapixel primary camera and an 8-megapixel wide angle secondary lens. The 13-megapixel front-facing camera comes packaged with a soft LED flash. It runs on Android 8.0 Oreo platform out-of-the-box.

There's a Snapdragon 430 octa-core chipset at the helm mated to 3GB of RAM. It offers 32GB of native storage with an option to expand it further up to 256GB via microSD card. Connectivity options include 4G LTE, Wi-Fi 802.11 b/g/n, Bluetooth 4.0, microUSB 2.0, and 3.5mm audio jack. The phone arrives with a face unlock feature and a rear-mounted fingerprint scanner for authentication purposes. It is priced at PHP8,995 and is now available in all ASUS concept stores and kiosks across the country.

ASUS ZenFone Max (M1) Specifications

Display Size5.5 inches
Resolution720 x 1440 pixels
OS verZenUI 5.0 (Android 8 Oreo)
CPUQualcomm MSM8917 Snapdragon 425 Qualcomm MSM8937 Snapdragon 430
Storage16GB, 32GB
External Storageup to 256GB
Main Camera13 MP + 8 MP
Front Camera8 MP
Dimensions147.3 x 70.9 x 8.7 mm
Weight150 g
ColorDeepsea Black, Ruby Red, Sunlight Gold
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