ASUS releases Android Pie update for these smartphones


13 Apr 2019

ASUS releases Android Pie for these popular smartphones in India

Just a day after releasing Android Pie update for its ZenFone Max Pro M1 and Max M2 phone, ASUS has started rolling out the latest OS for ZenFone Max Pro M2.

The update, currently available only in India, is being pushed as over-the-air in a phased manner.

The new firmware brings all the Android Pie improvements along with March 2019 Android security patch.

Key Details

Everything to know about the update

Everything to know about the update

The update brings all the Android Pie goodies including gesture-based navigation, adaptive battery, adaptive brightness, an improved Do Not Disturb mode, new screenshot shortcut, new emojis, simplified volume controls, and revamped notifications panel among other features.

Further, to check for the update, head to Settings > System > System Updates. If you have received the file, simply down and install.

An overview

Here's recalling the ASUS ZenFone Max Pro M2

The all-new ZenFone Max Pro M2 is one of the best budget phones available in India.

The phone features a 6.26-inch full-HD+ display with 2.5D curved Gorilla Glass 6 protection.

It comes with Qualcomm Snapdragon 660 chipset, paired with 3GB/4GB/6GB RAM and 32GB/64GB of internal storage (expandable upto 2TB).

Further, the ZenFone Max Pro M2 houses 5,000mAh battery and runs stock Android Oreo 8.1.

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ASUS ZenFone Max Pro M2: For shutterbugs and selfie lovers

The ASUS ZenFone Max Pro M2 sports a dual rear-camera setup featuring a 12MP Sony IMX486 sensor with an f/1.8 aperture, paired with a 5MP depth sensor and LED flash. Up front, the phone gets a 13MP (f/2.0) selfie shooter with a dedicated LED flash.


ASUS ZenFone Max Pro M1: At a glance

ASUS ZenFone Max Pro M1: At a glance

Thanks to recent price cuts, the ZenFone Max Pro M1 is now a great buy under Rs. 10,000.

The pocket-friendly phone sports a 5.99-inch full-HD+ display with an 18:9 aspect ratio.

Under the hood, it has a Snapdragon 636 chipset, paired with 3GB/4GB/6GB RAM, and 32GB/64GB of inbuilt storage (expandable upto 2TB).

Moreover, the phone runs stock Android Oreo and packs a 5,000mAh battery.

ZenFone Max Pro M1 is no slouch in camera department

The ASUS Max Pro M1 (6GB RAM variant) gets a 16MP (f/2.0)+ 5MP dual rear-camera setup. On the front, it has a 16MP (f/2.0) camera. The mid-end and entry-level variants sport 13MP (f/2.2)+ 5MP (f/2.4) dual rear cameras and an 8MP (f/2.0) front camera.

Specs & features

ASUS ZenFone Max M2: The budget all-rounder

Coming as a stripped down variant of the Pro model, the ZenFone Max M2 is another solid buy in the budget range.

It sports a 6.26-inch HD+ display with 19:9 aspect ratio and 88% screen-to-body ratio.

The phone comes with Snapdragon 632 processor, paired with 3GB/4GB RAM, and 32GB/64GB of storage (expandable upto 2TB).

Lastly, it packs a 4,000mAh battery and runs Android Oreo.

What's the camera like on ZenFone Max M2?

The ASUS ZenFone Max M2 features a dual rear-camera setup comprising a 13MP primary sensor with an f/1.8 aperture, paired with a 2MP depth sensor and LED flash. Up front, the phone offers an 8MP camera with an f/2.0 aperture and an LED flash module.

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