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?
|Specification||Zenfone Max Pro (M1)||Redmi Note 5 Pro|
|Display||5.99 inch||5.99 inch|
|Resolution||1080x2160 pixels||1080x2160 pixels|
|Processor||Snapdragon 636||Snapdragon 636|
|Storage||32GB/ 64GB||32GB/ 64GB|
|RAM||3GB/ 4GB/ 6GB||4GB/ 6GB|
|Weight||180 gm||181 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.
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.
|Device||Rear Camera||Front Camera|
|Redmi Note 5 Pro||12 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 variant||20 MP (f/2.2, 1/2.8", 1µm), LED flash||8 MP (f/2.2), LED flash|
|Zenfone Max Pro 6GB variant||16 MP + 5 MP||16 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.
|Specification||Zenfone Max Pro M1||Redmi Note 5 Pro|
|SIM||Dual SIM + MicroSD Slot||Hybrid Slot|
|OS||Android 8.1 (Stock Android)||MIUI 9.x Based on Android 7.1|
|Price||INR 10,000/ 13,000/ 15,000||INR 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 😉