ASUS ZenFone Lite (L1) and ZenFone Max (M1): Two new budget smartphones from Asus

Key Highlights: 

  • Made-for-India: ZenFone Lite (L1) and ZenFone Max (M1) are developed for the Indian market taking in to account Indian consumer preferences
  • Mobile performance: Octa-core Qualcomm Snapdragon 430 processor clubbed with Adreno 505 GPU.
  • More screen: 5.45″ Full View 18:9 display in a compact & pocket-friendly 5″ size offers an immersive cinema-like entertainment experience.
  • Face unlock; F2.0 13MP rear camera with PDAF2; triple-slot SIM tray with dual SIM slots and a microSD card slot for up to 256GB expansion
  • ZenFone Max (M1) comes with 4000 mAh battery that lasts up to 2 days, claimed by Asus.

Today, the Asus has introduced two new budgets smartphones to target especially the Indian consumers. The two phones are ZenfoneFone Lite (L1) and Zenfone Max (M1) both have made their global debut from the event organized in India (Delhi).

ZenFone Lite (L1)

ZenFone Lite (L1)

The Zenfone Lite (L1) has a 5.45-inch full view 18:9 ratio display. It runs on Qualcomm’s Snapdragon 430 is an octa-core processor that consists of 8 A53 cores, clocked at 1.4GHz; along with the Adreno 505 GPU. It features a triple -slot to hold two nano-SIMs (4G LTE) and microSD card slot that can be expandable up to 256GB.

From the Camera side, it has a 13MP f2.0 rear camera with phase-detection autofocus (PDAF).

It runs on the Android Oreo with customized ASUS ZenUI 5 and has a battery of 3000mAh. For the battery, the company has claimed that it can provide 28 hours of 3G talk time, up to 4 days of music playback, video playback of up to 9 movie-length videos, up to 37 days of 4G standby time and up to 17 hours of Wi-Fi web browsing.

The ZenFone Lite (L1) is available in two metallic colors one black and other gold. ZenFone Lite (L1) will be available at the price of ₹5999/- (MRP).

ZenFone Max (M1)

ZenFone Max (M1)

The Zenfone Max (M1) is the other budget smartphone launched by the Asus today. It also holds the size of 5.45-inch full-view HD+ (720 x 1440) for the display with an 18:9 aspect ratio. It has 2.5D-curved front edges and metallic finish.

The camera department of the Asus Zenfone Max (M1) comprised with 13MP PixelMaster with LED flash and f/2.0 aperture lens. It also features the phase-detection autofocus (PDAF)  that focus on the subject in 0.03 seconds, claimed by the Asus.

The ZenFone Max (M1) has a strong battery side because it comes with a 4000mAh battery which according to the company can sustain for 41 days on standby, 36 hours of 3G talk time, up to 23 hours of web browsing on Wi-Fi, or up to 16 hours of video playback. It can also be used to charge other devices.

ZenFone Max (M1), packed with Snapdragon 430 is an octa-core A-53 processor clocked at 1.4GHz and is paired with the Adreno 505 GPU.

ZenFone Max (M1) will available at the price of ₹7499/-(MRP)

SPECIFICATIONS

ZenFone Lite (L1)  – ZA551KL Specifications
Design & Dimension Metallic Finish,
82% Screen to Body Ratio,
140g
147.26mm * 71.77mm * 8.15mm
Display, Resolution 5.45” HD+ IPS Display (1440*720)
18:9 Full view
Brightness in 400 nits
min 800:1 contrast ratio
min 65% NTSC Color Gamut
Camera Front Camera 5 MP, 3P Lens, f/2.4 aperture, 1.12um pixel size, LED Flash

Front camera modes –

• Auto • Beauty • Portrait • HDR

Rear Camera 13MP, 5P lens, f/2.0, 1.12um, 0.03s PDAF, LED Flash

Camera modes –
• Auto • Beauty • Pro • Panorama • Time Lapse • Portrait • HDR

Audio Big magnet speaker, Single microphone
Security Face unlock
Performance Qualcomm Octa Core Snapdragon 430 (1.4GHz)
Memory RAM / ROM 2GB RAM/16GB ROM
LPDDR3
microSD card support (Up to 256GB)
Battery 3000mAh Battery
5W adapter
SIM Dual SIM (VoLTE supported across all major carriers)
3 Slot, 2 SIM card, 1MicroSD
OS Android O with Zen UI 5.0
Wi-Fi 802.11 b/g/n
Sensor Accelerometer
E-Compass
Proximity
Ambient light
GPS AGPS, GPS, GLONASS
Bluetooth V4.0

 ZenFone Max (M1) – ZB556KL Specifications
Design & Dimension Metallic Finish,
2.5D Glass
82% Screen-to-body ratio
150g
147.3mm*70.9mm*8.7mm
Display, Resolution 5.45” HD+ IPS Display (1440*720)
18:9 Full view
Brightness in 400 nits
min 800:1 contrast ratio
min 65% NTSC Color Gamut
Camera Front Camera 8 MP, 4P Lens, f/2.0, 1.12um pixel size, LED Flash

Front camera mode –

• Auto • Beauty • Portrait • HDR

Rear Camera 13MP, 5P lens, f/2.0, 1.12um, 0.03s PDAF, LED Flash

Camera modes –
• Auto • Beauty • Pro • Panorama • Time Lapse • Portrait • HDR

Audio Big magnet speaker, bottom output
Dual microphone
Security Rear fingerprint sensor, 0.3 sec fast unlock, 5-finger & 360° recognition,

Face-unlock

Performance Qualcomm Octa-Core Snapdragon 430 (1.4GHz)
Memory RAM / ROM 3GB RAM/32GB ROM
LPDDR3
microSD card support (Up to 256GB)
Battery 4000mAh Battery
10W adapter
SIM Dual SIM (VoLTE supported across all major carriers)
3 Slot, 2 SIM card, 1 microSD
OS Android O with ZenUI 5.0
Wi-Fi 802.11 b/g/n
Sensor Accelerometer
E-Compass
Proximity sensor
Ambient light sensor
GPS AGPS, GPS, GLONASS
Bluetooth V4.0

 

 

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