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Asus Zenfone Max Pro (M2) ZB631KL: 6.3-inch monster with Snapdragon 660, and 5000 mAh battery

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We now have the successor in sight as Asus Zenfone Max Pro (M2) ZB601KL is set to make its debut very soon for an expected $270 USD price tag.

But before we begin, it was just 7 months ago that the Zenfone Max Pro (M1) ZB601KL first made its debut with the following specs:

  • 5.99-inch Full HD IPS LCD capacitive touchscreen with 1080 x 2160 pixels, 18:9 ratio or ~402 ppi density
  • Fullview display
  • Front glass with aluminium body
  • Fingerprint sensor
  • Qualcomm SDM636 Snapdragon 636 chipset, Octa-core 1.8 GHz Kryo 260 processor, Adreno 509 graphics and 3GB/4GB RAM
  • Dual 13MP (f/2.2 aperture, 1.12µm) + 5MP primary camera (f/2.4, 1.12µm) with phase detection autofocus and LED flash
  • 8MP secondary camera (f/2.2 aperture, 1.0µm) with LED flash
  • 32GB/64GB internal storage + microSD expansion slot up to 400GB maximum
  • Non-removable Li-Po 5000 mAh battery
  • Android Oreo 8.0
  • Dual-sim and 4G LTE
  • May 2018 release date
  • 10,999 Indian Rupee or ~$160 USD for 32GB internal storage + 3GB RAM and 12,999 Indian Rupee or ~$190 USD for 64GB internal storage + 4GB RAM

Zenfone Max Pro (M1) ZB601KL presents us with a large 5.99-inch Full HD IPS screen with Fullview display, good mid-range hardware, great dual 13MP-5MP primary camera, huge 5000 mAh battery and the latest Oreo operating system makes for a killer combination. It was a huge success in most countries, especially in Asia.

Well now then, what can we expect out of the Zenfone Max Pro (M2) ZB631KL? Check it out for yourself as per below:

  • 6.3-inch Full HD IPS LCD capacitive touchscreen with 1080 x 2280 pixels, 19:9 ratio or ~400 ppi density
  • Fullview display
  • Fingerprint sensor
  • Qualcomm SDM660 Snapdragon 660 (14 nm) chipset, Octa-core (4x2.2 GHz Kryo 260 & 4x1.8 GHz Kryo 260) processor, Adreno 512 graphics and 4GB RAM
  • Dual 12MP primary camera with f/1.8 aperture, PDAF + 5MP with f/2.4 aperture, 1.12µm, depth sensor, LED flash, HDR and panorama
  • 13MP secondary camera with HDR
  • 64GB internal storage + microSD expansion slot up to 512GB maximum
  • Non-removable Li-Po 5000 mAh battery
  • Android Oreo 8.0
  • Dual-sim and 4G LTE
  • December 2018 release date
  • 17,990 Russian Ruble or ~$270 USD price tag

There will be a couple of upgrades here and there, as to make the Zenfone Max Pro (M2) ZB631KL even more powerful. For starters, it will get a larger 6.3-inch Full HD screen that lets you view more things and sharper indeed.

Under the hood of the Zenfone Max Pro (M2) ZB631KL will be a tad faster with the Snapdragon 660 chipset paired with a very fast Kryo octa-core processor, an upgraded Adreno 512 graphics and 4GB RAM. With just one variant to choose from, it sure will be fast enough for all your daily dose of browsing, social media and gaming.

Regarding the camera, the UnderZenfone Max Pro (M2) ZB631KL will be sporting a slight upgrade regarding features and functions with the dual 12MP+5MP primary camera. For selfie lovers, you now get an improved 13MP selfie camera which is great news.

With 64GB of internal storage being the only choice, you should have no problem to install all your favorite apps and games. Even when you need more space, just pop in a microSD card and you are all set to go up to 512GB of extras.

We all know how powerful the 5000 mAh battery on its predecessor, you should expect the same out of the Zenfone Max Pro (M2) ZB631KL now. It can easily last you up to two days, and sometimes three days if you are a casual user.

Conclusion:

Zenfone Max Pro (M2) ZB631KL is a good step-up for previous users, as well as those who are new to the Asus brand. Featuring a large 6.3-inch Full HD IPS screen, great mid-range hardware, great dual 12MP+5MP primary camera, good 13MP selfie camera, large 64GB storage and a whopping 5000 mAh battery is just extraordinary. Not to mention the attractive price that it will be at.

Zenfone Max Pro (M2) ZB631KL is expected to be released very soon in December 2018 for 17,990 Russian Ruble or ~$270 USD price tag, and there’s only one ccolouravailable which is Black.

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