Asus has announced a new midrange smartphone for an Indian market with an appealing price to compete with Xiaomi’s Redmi Note 5 Pro which is a great successor in the Indian market. The Asus Zenfone Max Pro M1 is very similar to the Redmi Note 5 Pro in a specification.

So, Is Asus Zenfone max pro M1 really a Xiaomi Redmi Note 5 Pro Killer?

What’s Same?

SpecificationZenfone Max Pro (M1)Redmi Note 5 Pro
Display5.99 inch5.99 inch
Resolution1080x2160 pixels 1080x2160 pixels
ProcessorSnapdragon 636Snapdragon 636
Storage32GB/ 64GB32GB/ 64GB
RAM3GB/ 4GB/ 6GB4GB/ 6GB
Weight180 gm181 gm

There are a lot of things similar in both the device so what makes it Redmi note 5 pro killer. Asus launched this device in three variant and different camera hardware. 3GB/ 4GB RAM variant has same cameras but 6GB RAM variant has slightly improved camera compare to other variants.

Camera

This device has two configurations: 13MP+5MP back and 8MP front camera combination and that will be used in 3GB and 4GB RAM variant. 6GB RAM variant will have 16GB+5MP main and 16MP selfie camera. On the other hand, Xiaomi Redmi Note 5 Pro uses 12MP+5MP rear camera with 20MP of selfie camera.

DeviceRear CameraFront Camera
Redmi Note 5 Pro12 MP (f/2.2, 1.25µm) + 5 MP (f/2.0, 1.12µm)20 MP (f/2.2, 1/2.8", 1µm), LED flash
Zenfone Max Pro 3GB/ 4GB variant20 MP (f/2.2, 1/2.8", 1µm), LED flash8 MP (f/2.2), LED flash
Zenfone Max Pro 6GB variant16 MP + 5 MP16 MP, LED flash

What’s Better in Zenfone Max Pro?

Apart from the camera, Everything is good in this device. It got massive 5000 mAh battery, It got a stock android which is great, It runs on latest Android 8.1 and it has dedicated microSD slot. Now talking about the camera 6GB variant has better camera hardware then Note 5 Pro.

SpecificationZenfone Max Pro M1Redmi Note 5 Pro
SIMDual SIM + MicroSD SlotHybrid Slot
OSAndroid 8.1 (Stock Android)MIUI 9.x Based on Android 7.1
Battery5000mAh4000mAh
PriceINR 10,000/ 13,000/ 15,000INR 14,000/ 17,000

So, What’s Good For You?

So, You have seen some differences between both devices now you can decide which one is better. Asus Zenfone Max Pro is really a great device. If you are tired of Xiaomi’s Shi**y flash sales then no worries you can get this device in open sale from 3rd May.

Let me know in comments below if you getting this device or not. I am definitely excited to see this device and review it. Stay tuned for that 😉