Taiwanese company Asus has launched a new smartphone Zenfone Max Pro M1 launched Is. The new Zenfone handset comes with a host of great features like dual rear camera setup, fullview display, metal body and big battery. Apart from this, Asus Zenfone Max Pro M1 will come with stock Android experience. This is shocking. Because the company has been giving its phone ZenUI till now. The price of Zenfone Max Pro M1 is such that it will compete directly with Xiaomi Redmi Note 5 Pro. Even in the launch event, the company was repeatedly comparing its product with this popular dual rear camera smartphone of Xiaomi. If seen, so far in the budget segment Redmi Note 5 Pro Smartphones are dominating. It is being well-liked due to its excellent specification and MIUI feature.

The important thing is also that Xiaomi Redmi Note 5 Pro is available in flash sale. Buying this handset has not been easy. In such Asus Zenfone Max Pro M1 Emerges as a strong option. Now the same question will be in your mind that how much better Asus’s latest smartphone is than Redmi Note 5 Pro? For your convenience, we have tried to find the answer to this question.

Asus Zenfone Max Pro M1 vs Redmi Note 5 Pro: Price in India

The price of Zenfone Max Pro M1 starts at Rs 10,999. At this price, 3 GB RAM and 32 GB storage variants will be available. 12,999 will cost for 4 GB RAM and 64 GB storage variants. From May 3, this handset will be sold exclusively on Flipkart in Midnight Black and Gray colors. Apart from this, Asus has partnered with Flipkart for Complete Mobile Protection Plan. Its price is 49 rupees. Apart from this, the user using Vodafone has been said to benefit up to Rs 3,200. Vodafone subscribers using prepaid plans of Rs 199 or more will get 10 GB additional data every month. This facility will be for one year. Vodafone postpaid subscribers with Rs 399 and above plan will also get 10 GB data every month.
On the other hand, Redmi Note 5 Pro (read reviewThe price of 4 GB RAM and 64 GB storage variant of ) is Rs 13,999. If you want, you can buy 6 GB RAM and 64 GB storage variants for Rs 16,999. Both the variants are available in Black, Gold, Lake Blue and Rose Gold colours. This handset is available in flash sale on Flipkart and Mi.com.

Asus Zenfone Max Pro M1 vs Redmi Note 5 Pro Specifications

Asus Zenfone Max Pro M1 sports a 5.99-inch full-HD+ (1080×2160 pixels) full-view IPS display. Like the current trend, this handset is equipped with a screen with 18: 9 aspect ratio. This dual SIM smartphone with metal body comes with 2.5D curved glass panel. The octa-core Qualcomm Snapdragon 636 processor has been used in the handset and Adreno 509 GPU is integrated for graphics. There are two variants of Zenfone Max Pro M1. One variant comes with 3 GB RAM and 32 GB storage. At the same time, the Powerful variant has 64 GB storage with 4 GB RAM. It is possible to use a microSD card of up to 2 TB in both the variants if needed. It comes with the latest Android 8.1 Oreo.

The most variant of Zenfone Max Pro M1 is priced at Rs 10,999

Asus Zenfone Max Pro M1 has two cameras on the rear. The primary camera on the back is 13 megapixels. It is equipped with F2.2 aperture and phase detection auto focus. The second sensor is of 5 megapixels. This is a depth sensor that will help in achieving the bokeh effect. For selfie lovers, an 8-megapixel sensor with F / 2.0 aperture has been given. Another important feature of the handset is the battery. 5000 mAh battery will work to bring life to the phone. With this a 10 W charger has been given.

This Asus phone comes with face unlock and fingerprint sensor for security. Micro-USB 2.0, 3.5mm headphone jack, GPS, Wi-Fi Direct and Wi-Fi 802.11 a/b/g/n connectivity features are part of this handset. The dimensions of the smartphone are 159x76x8.61 millimeters and weighing 180 grams.

It is worth noting that at the launch event, Asus also informed about the 6 GB RAM variant of Zenfone Max Pro M1. Its inbuilt storage will be 64 GB. It will come with 16 megapixel + 5 megapixel rear camera setup and 16 megapixel selfie camera. Its price will be Rs 14,999. If seen, this variant is in response to the 6 GB RAM variant of Redmi Note 5 Pro. However, no information has been given about the availability of Zenfone Max Pro M1 yet.

On the other hand, the dual SIM Xiaomi Redmi Note 5 Pro runs on MIUI 9 based on Android Nougat. It also has a 5.99-inch full-HD + (1080×2160 pixels) display. The screen is of 18: 9 aspect ratio. Speeding up the phone is the 1.8 GHz Snapdragon 636 processor. Adreno 509 GPU is integrated for graphics. There are two RAM options – 4 GB or 6 GB. The fingerprint sensor is also on the back of this handset.


Xiaomi Redmi Note 5 Pro has a dual rear camera setup. On the back side there is a 12-megapixel primary camera with F / 2.2 aperture. With this, there is a 5-megapixel sensor with F / 2.0 aperture in Jugalbandi. The LED flash module is provided with the dual rear camera setup. There is a 20-megapixel Sony IMX376 sensor on the front panel. Both the variants of Xiaomi Redmi Note 5 Pro have 64 GB of storage and it is also possible to use microSD card if needed.

Connectivity features of Xiaomi Redmi Note 5 include 4G VoLTE, Wi-Fi 802.11 b/g/n, Bluetooth, 3.5mm headphone jack and Micro-USB. The battery is of 4000 mAh. It claims about up to 14 hours of continuous video playback. Its dimensions are 158.6×75.4×8.05mm and weighing 181 grams.

Asus Zenfone Max Pro M1 Vs redmi note 5 pro

Asus Zenfone Max Pro M1

redmi note 5 pro

Overall NDTV Rating
design rating
display rating
software rating
performance rating
battery life rating
camera rating
value for money rating
Screen Size (inches) 5.99 5.99
resolution 1080×2160 pixels 1080×2160 pixels
aspect ratio 18:9 18:9
Pixels Per Inch (PPI) 404 ,
Protection Type , gorilla Glass
Processor 1.8 GHz Octa-Core 1.8 GHz Octa-Core
processor model Qualcomm Snapdragon 636 Qualcomm Snapdragon 636
internal storage 32 GB 64 GB
expandable storage Yes Yes
expandable storage type microSD microSD
Expandable Storage Capacity (GB) 2000 128
rear camera 13-megapixel (f/2.2, 1.12-micron) + 5-megapixel (f/2.4, 1.12-micron) 12-megapixel (f/2.2, 1.25-micron) + 5-megapixel (f/2.0, 1.12-micron)
rear flash led led
front camera 8-megapixel 20-megapixel (f/2.2, 1.0-micron)
front flash led led
rear autofocus , phase detection autofocus
Operating System android android
Skin , MIUI 9
Wi-Fi Standard Support 802.11 a/b/g/n 802.11 b/g/n/ac
Bluetooth Yes Yes
number of sim 2 2
Wi-Fi Direct Yes Yes
NFC , No
infrared direct , No
micro USB , Yes
Mobile High-Definition Link (MHL) , No
sim 1
sim type nano sim nano sim
4G/ LTE Yes Yes
sim 2
sim type nano sim nano sim
4G/ LTE Yes Yes
face unlock Yes Yes
Compass / Magnetometer Yes Yes
proximity sensor Yes Yes
accelerometer Yes Yes
ambient light sensor Yes Yes
gyroscope Yes Yes
3D face recognition , No
fingerprint sensor , Yes
barometer , No
temperature sensor , No

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