Asus ZenFone Max Pro M1 Philippines Price is PHP 9,995 for 3GB RAM, 32GB ROM Version

I've just received an email from the PR team of Asus Philippines confirming that their mid-2018 Battery King ZenFone model will be officially launched in our country within June 2018.

They didn't give exact SRPs for the 3GB or 4GB RAM versions of the Asus ZenFone Max Pro M1 but I'm guessing that both should come in at under PHP 15,000 based on the prices of these variants in Malaysia.

Asus ZenFone Max Pro M1

Apart from being the first ZenFone model to run stock Android operating system (Yep! No Zen UI interface and all those bloatware.) this new model builds upon all the strengths of the Asus ZenFone Max Pro released earlier in 2018.

The AZFMaxProM1 also has a real metal shell, a 2.5D curved glass face, Dual Rear Camera module at the back with one sensor having a wide-angle lens for landscape photography, and of course - a ginormous battery pack that guarantees multiple days of uptime with regular use and even supports reverse charging.

Asus ZenFone Max Pro M1
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If you're an Asus fan who doesn't like the novelty Notch feature on today's smartphones, I'm sure you'll be delighted to know that this handset's 5.99-inch FullHD+ IPS panel is notch-free.

For those who love to take selfies, this smartphone's 3GB and 4GB RAM versions have 8 MegaPixel front-facing camera with Soft LED flash, which means that you can snap self-portaits and even wefies even in settings where there's little ambient light like in bars.

I'm sure if the 6GB RAM version will be released in PH but that one has an ever higher resolution 16MP front-cam that delivers larger and (perhaps) clearer selfies.

Asus ZenFone Max Pro M1

If you ask me, though, the best thing about the Max Pro M1 is its Octa-Core 1.8 GHz Kryo 260 based Qualcomm Snapdragon 636 Processor, which has been engineered to deliver up to 40% better CPU performance and 10% higher graphics performance versus its predecessor, all while maintaining excellent battery life via good energy efficiency. Also, the integrated Adreno 509 GPU delivers stunning visuals and smoother rendering of advanced 3D graphics.

If you demand multiple hours of enjoyable mobile gaming on your daily driver, this handset might be great for you.

Asus ZenFone Max Pro M1

For users who are concerned about security and privacy, this handset has both a Fingerprint Scanner at the back and Facial Recognition via the front-facing camera. So you can rest assured that no one would be able to easily access your content within the device without your knowledge.

Asus ZenFone Max Pro M1

Powered by a massive 5,000 mAh Li-Po battery, Asus ZenFone Max Pro M1 - just like its siblings in Asus ZenFone's Max Line - gives you peace of mind that it won't run out of juice whilst you're on the road, away from an electrical outlet or powerbank.

Asus ZenFone Max Pro M1

Dual SIM, 4G-enabled Asus ZenFone Max Pro M1 will initially be available in the Philippines in two elegant colors, namely, Deep Sea Black and Meteor Silver.

Update as of June 7, 2018: Asus ZenFone Max Pro M1 has just been officially announced in the Philippines! The official suggested retail price of the 3GB RAM + 32GB ROM version is PHP 9,995. The smartphone will be up for pre-order starting on June 8, 2018 at Lazada and availability on the said online store will begin on June 25, 2018.

Asus ZenFone Max Pro M1 Specs
  • 159 x 76 x 8.61 mm
  • 180 grams
  • 5.99 inches FullHD+ 2160 x 1080 pixels, 424ppi, 18:9 Aspect Ratio, Notch-Free, IPS Display
  • Stock Android 8.1 Oreo Operating System
  • Dual Rear Camera Module = 13 MegaPixels + 5 MegaPixels PDAF, LED Flash
  • Dual Rear Camera Module = 16 MegaPixels + 5 MegaPixels PDAF, LED flash (for the 6GB RAM model)
  • 8 MegaPixel Front-Facing Camera with Soft LED flash
  • 16 MegaPixel Front-Facing Camera with Soft LED flash (for the 6GB RAM model)
  • Octa-Core 1.8 GHz Kryo 260 Qualcomm Snapdragon 636 Processor
  • Adreno 509 GPU
  • 3GB/4GB/6GB RAM Options
  • 32GB/64GB ROM or Internal Storage Options
  • Dedicated microSD Card Slot
  • 4K 30fps Back Video Recorder
  • WiFi 802.11 a/b/g/n
  • Bluetooth 4.2
  • 4G LTE-A Cat4
  • Fingerprint Scanner
  • Facial Recognition
  • Gyroscope
  • Dual nanoSIM
  • microUSB 2.0 Charging Port
  • Reverse Charging
  • Non-Removable Li-Po 5000 mAh Battery
  • Aluminum Shell, 2.5D Glass Face
  • Meteor Silver, Deep Sea Black

Asus ZenFone Max Pro Price in the Philippines
  • Official Suggested Retail Price in the Philippines for 3GB RAM Version = PHP 9,995
  • TechPinas Guesstimate for 3GB RAM Version = PHP 11,000
  • TechPinas Guesstimate for 4GB RAM Version = PHP 14,000
  • Official Release Date: Pre-order starts on June 8, 2018 in Lazada and availability in the store will commence on June 25, 2018.

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