According to International Data Corporation (IDC), the Indian smartphone market is poised to grow in double digits in 2018 on the back of the popularity of budget devices and vendors increasing their focus to make phones, as well as high-value components in the country.
The device has 13MP primary sensor and a 5MP secondary sensor that can take decent photos in normal lighting conditions
The front camera is an 8MP shooter which took some good self-portraits
Despite accommodating a hefty 5,000mAh battery inside the phone
A 5.99-inch FHD+ “Full View” display takes up most of the front along with rounded corners and narrow borders on both the sides
A fingerprint sensor is placed at the back below which sits the minimalistic ASUS logo. The scanner was quick to unlock the device
The Taiwan-based handset maker now seems to be following a similar sentiment and has launched ZenFone Max Pro M1 in India at Rs 10,999 for the 3GB RAM+32GB onboard storage variant and Rs 12,999 for the 4GB RAM+64GB internal storage variant to primarily compete with the likes of Xiaomi Redmi Note 5 and Redmi Note 5 Pro.