ASUS CEO Jerry Shen steps down as company shifts focus to power users, gamers

ASUS has announced that its long-time CEO Jerry Shen is stepping down ahead of the company’s “comprehensive corporate transformation” part of a major shift in mobile strategy to focus on gamers and power users. Meaning, we might see more ROG phones and fewer Zenfones. Continue reading “ASUS CEO Jerry Shen steps down as company shifts focus to power users, gamers”

ASUS Zenfone Max Pro M2 with 6.26-inch FHD+ display, Snapdragon 660, 5000mAh battery launched in India starting at Rs. 12999

ASUS just launched Zenfone Max Pro M2, successor of Max Pro M1 in India, as it had promised. The Max Pro M2 has a 6.26-inch FHD+ display with Corning Gorilla Glass 6 protection, is powered by Snapdragon 660 with 4GB of RAM, runs stock Android 8.1 (Oreo), which is upgradable to Android 9.0 (Pie) in January, has a 12-megapixel rear camera along with a 5-megapixel secondary camera and a 13-megapixel front camera, both with LED flash. It also has support for fast unlock. The company said that it will get AI features and EIS for front camera with an update soon.

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ASUS Zenfone Max M2 with 6.26-inch 19:9 display, Snapdragon 632, dual rear cameras, 4000mAh battery launched in India starting at Rs. 9999

Asus, along with the Zenfone Max Pro M2, also launched the Max M2 in India. It packs a 6.26-inch HD+ 19:9 aspect ratio display with a notch, is powered by Snapdragon 632 SoC with up to 4GB of RAM, has a 13-megapixel rear camera along with a secondary 2-megapixel camera for capturing depth information in portrait shots and an 8-megapixel camera on the front, both the LED flash.

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ASUS Zenfone Max Pro M2 and Zenfone 5Z Android 9.0 (Pie) update in January, Max Pro M1 update in February 2019

ASUS launched launched the  Zenfone Max Pro M1 in April and its flagship Zenfone 5Z (ZS620KL) smartphone back in July in India running Android Oreo with ZenUI 5.0. Last month already confirmed that the 5Z will get the update by the end of January 2019. Today at the Zenfone Max Pro M2 and Max M2 launch event, the company confirmed that the Max Pro M2 will get the Pie update in January, and the Max Pro M1 will get the update in February. Continue reading “ASUS Zenfone Max Pro M2 and Zenfone 5Z Android 9.0 (Pie) update in January, Max Pro M1 update in February 2019”

ASUS Zenfone Max M2 with 6.3-inch 19:9 display, Snapdragon 632, dual rear cameras, 4000mAh battery announced

Asus, along with the Zenfone Max Pro M2, also introduced Max M2 in Russia. It packs a 6.26-inch HD+ 19:9 aspect ratio display with a notch, is powered by Snapdragon 632 SoC with up to 4GB of RAM, has a 13-megapixel rear camera along with a secondary 2-megapixel camera for capturing depth information in portrait shots and an 8-megapixel camera on the front, both the LED flash.

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ASUS Zenfone Max Pro M2 with 6.3-inch FHD+ display, Snapdragon 660, dual rear cameras, 5000mAh battery announced

ASUS has announced Zenfone Max Pro M2, successor of Max Pro M1 and the Max M2, sucessor of Max M1 in Russia. The Max Pro M2 has a 6.3-inch FHD+ display with Corning Gorilla Glass 6 protection, is powered by Snapdragon 660 with 4GB of RAM, runs stock Android 8.1 (Oreo), has a 12-megapixel rear camera along with a 5-megapixel secondary camera and a 13-megapixel front camera, both with LED flash. Continue reading “ASUS Zenfone Max Pro M2 with 6.3-inch FHD+ display, Snapdragon 660, dual rear cameras, 5000mAh battery announced”

ASUS Zenfone Max Pro M2 with 6-inch FHD+ display, Snapdragon 660, 5000mAh battery launching in India on December 11

ASUS has finally confirmed that it will launch the Zenfone Max Pro M2 smartphone in India on December 11th, same date as Indonesia. It will be exclusively launched on Flipkart. The company confirmed notch display with Corning Gorilla Glass 6 protection, Snapdragon SoC, Sony sensor for the rear camera and a large battery promising over two days of battery life.

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Asus Zenfone Max Pro M2 with Snapdragon 660, 6-inch FHD+ display and Asus Zenfone Max M2 surface in press renders

ASUS ZenFone Max Pro M2

It is already known that Asus is working on a sequel to the Zenfone Max M1; the Max M2 (ZB631KL) and Zenfone Max Pro M2 (ZB633KL). These new phones are expected to pack huge batteries like the predecessor but the most important thing is the brand new design as well as upgraded hardware. Continue reading “Asus Zenfone Max Pro M2 with Snapdragon 660, 6-inch FHD+ display and Asus Zenfone Max M2 surface in press renders”

Asus ROG Phone Hands On Impressions

Front, centre and well, back too, the Asus ROG phone employs every gaming related schtick and somehow manages to make it look good. This device is one of those rare examples of focussed engineering that delivers on all its promises. Asus claims to have worked with professional eSports teams to design the phone and it shows. Here’s what we think about the Asus ROG Phone.

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ASUS ROG Phone with 6-inch FHD+ AMOLED 90Hz HDR display, Snapdragon 845, 8GB RAM launched in India for Rs. 69999

ASUS just launched ROG Phone, the company’s first gaming smartphone in India, as it had promised. It packs a 6-inch Full HD+ AMOLED HDR 90Hz, 1ms response time AMOLED display with DCIP3 gamut with Gaming HDR and Mobile HDR supported by dedicate hardware display chip, is powered by Snapdragon 845 SoC that is clocked up to 2.96GHz with 8GB RAM.  It has new GameCool system that improves thermals with a copper heat spreader and 3D vapor chamber that efficiently transfer heat away from the SoC and into the body.

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ASUS ZenFone Max Pro M2 with 6.26-inch FHD+ display, Snapdragon 660, 6GB RAM, 5000mAh battery surfaces in press image

After rumors, ASUS recently confirmed that it will unveil the ZenFone Max Pro M2 (ZB631KL), successor of its most pouple Max Pro M1, on December 11 at an event in Indonesia. Now the smartphone has been full revealed in a press render. This reveals a 19:9 aspect ratio notch display, Snapdragon 660 SoC with up to 6GB of RAM, dual rear cameras, even though earlier rumors said that it will have triple rear cameras, however it is rumored that there might be a ZB634KL model with triple rear cameras. It is said to come with a glossy plastic display. ASUS is said to retain the huge 5000mAh battery and sock Android.

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ASUS ZenFone Max Pro M2 with 6-inch FHD+ display, Snapdragon 660, 6GB RAM, triple-rear cameras to be announced on December 11 [Update: New teaser]

Update – November 22, 2018 – Asus has posted a new teaser image that shows a notch display and triple rear cameras.

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