[UNBOXING] ASUS ZenFone Max Plus M1; great value-for-money smartphone!


This is our unboxing of the ASUS ZenFone Max Plus M1. It’s ASUS’ first shot at the 18:9 game, and they have definitely won in terms of value-for-money.

Unboxing the ASUS ZenFone Max Plus M1

The ASUS ZenFone Max Plus M1 is a smartphone with an affordable price tag and is also the most affordable smartphone to feature a secondary 8MP wide-angle camera. The ZenFone Max Plus M1’s claim to fame is the big 4130 mAh battery which keeps everything running, and can even double as a powerbank during desperate times.

ASUS ZenFone Max Plus M1 specifications

CPU/Chipset: MediaTek MTK6750T (4 x ARM Cortex A53 @ 1.5 GHz, 4 x ARM Cortex A53 @ 1.0 GHz
GPU: Mali-T860MP2 @ 650 MHz
Display: 5.7″, HD+ (720p) IPS display
Storage: 32GB eMCP (expandable with microSD up to 256GB)
Camera: Main Camera(s)
16MP f/2.0, PDAF
8MP f/2.4, 16.7mm (35mm equiv.), 120° field-of-view
Single LED flash, 1080p30 video recording, portrait mode
Front Camera
16MP f/2.0, screen flash, Beautify Mode, portrait mode
OS: Android 7.0 Nougat with ZenUI 4.0
Connectivity: Wi-Fi 802.11 /b/g/n
Bluetooth 4.0 with AptX
Cat.4 150 Gbps (DL) and Cat.4 50 Mbps (UL) LTE
SIM: Dual nanoSIM
Battery: Li-ion 4130 mAh
Weight: 160 g

If the specifications look interesting to you, especially when it costs just RM899, do stay tuned for our full review in about a week’s time. Subscribe to our notifications so that you will be notified as soon as we publish it!