The 10,999 Indian rupee phone (which converts to about $165, £115 and AU$215) made its debut Monday in Delhi with a pretty impressive feature set given its rock-bottom starting price for a 3GB model with 32GB onboard storage.
Housed in metal, the 6-inch full-HD Max Pro packs a massive 5,000mAh battery, which should last a whole day, while carrying at least 3GB of RAM and up to 64GB of onboard storage.
Powered by Qualcomm 's Snapdragon 636 processor, you should be able to easily play games like Asphalt 8.
There's also a standalone expandable memory slot on top of its dual-SIM capabilities, unlike other phones where you have to choose between the SIM or microSD card.
It's no surprise then, that the launch of the Zenfone Max Pro will put some pressure on Xiaomi's current lead in India, where the Chinese company is doing very well, having shipped 8.2 million phones between October and December last year in the country, beating out Korean giant Samsung in the process.
The entrance of the even cheaper Asus Zenfone Max Pro, however, is a sign that other manufacturers are hot on Xiaomi's heels and are looking to get a piece of the huge Indian pie.
Processor: Qualcomm Snapdragon 636 Memory: 3GB or 4GB RAM, 32GB or 64GB onboard storage Display: 6-inch full-HD (2,160x1,080 pixels) 18:9 aspect ratio Battery: 5,000mAh Camera: rear 13-megapixel and 5-megapixel, front 8-megapixel
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