Zenfone Max M2 Full Review & Specifications, New Challenge for Realme and Redmi in Budget Segment
In the Budget Smartphone segment, Asus launched two phones in the Indian market. Zenfone Max Pro M2 and Zenfone Max M2 are designed keeping in mind the needs of the user. In both the phones the company has tried to give better features in the lower budget. Earlier we talked about Zenfone Max Pro M2. We told you whether this phone will prove to be value for you or not. Now we are giving you a review of Zenfone Max M2. The biggest feature of this phone is its processor. There is Snapdragon 632 chipset which is given in handsets above Rs 15,000. But the company has made it available in Zenfone Max M2, starting from Rs 9,999. So let’s see if the phone will be able to satisfy your expectations or not.
Zenfone Max M2: Design
The back panel of Zenfone Max M2 is given in matte finish. In this case, your fingerprints will not be marked as Zenfone Max Pro M2. You may like it in case of LUX. It has a full function niche with front camera, LED flash, speaker, sensors and LED Notification LED. Nowadays where budget smartphones are being offered with full screen capacities, this phone is slightly behind because the edges are given in it. A good grip is formed when the phone is captured in the hand. The rear camera is provided vertically on its back panel, with LED light present. Fingerprint sensor is also present at the same bottom. Its touch function also works well.
Zenfone Max M2: Display
Talking about its display, it is the first phone of this company in the series, in which 6.26 inch all-screen HD Plus display is given. Its aspect ratio is 19: 9. At the same time, the resolution is 1520 x 720 pixels. Its screen to body ratio is 88 percent. The phone’s screen looks fine in the sun Even if the brightness level is a little less then the screen can be viewed properly. Its viewing angles are clear. Even if you look at the phone from side to side, the screen will look clear.
Zenfone Max M2: Performance
In terms of hardware, 14nm Qualcomm Snapdragon 632 AIE processor is present. This processor has been given for the first time in a ZenFone Series smartphone. This Snapdragon 626 processor is capable of delivering 40 percent more CPU performance and 10 percent more graphics performance. There are two variants in ZenFone Max M2. The first variant comes with 3 GB RAM and 32 GB of storage. At the same time, the second variant comes with 4 GB RAM and 64 GB of storage. It has been introduced with the Android Orio 8.1. Talking about its software, this stock is part of Android. There are only three pre-loaded apps in it, which include Facebook, Instagram, and Messenger. In such a way, users will get more space in this phone to use. The phones that do not come with stock Android, many apps are preloaded by the company and the space in the phone decreases for the user.
Speaking of hardware, its feature is being described as its processor. Smartphones Realme 2 and Redmi 6 Pro, which are coming in this price, have been introduced with less processor capacity. Speaking of Realme 2, there is Snapdragon 450 processor in it. At the same time, the Snapdragon 625 processor is present in the Redmi 6 Pro. AIE support is not available in this. Phone did not hang while watching video But there is a possibility of some problems while playing heavy games. At the same time, while charging the phone it did not have to face the problem of over heating too. Talking about its fingerprint sensor, it works better. At the same time, Face Unlock works even better.
Zenfone Max M2: Camera
Its rear camera comes with dual sensor. The first sensor is 13 megapixels with f / 1.8 wide aperture. A lot of detailed shots can be taken from this. However, pixels can burst when zooming too much. Along with electronic image stabilization (EIS), it can be shot 4K videos. Videos come with EIS help. At the same time, its secondary camera comes with Bokeh effect, it helps in taking two natural photos. Photographs are much better in light. But in low light the photos do not give as good quality. However, this does not mean that the camera is not good at the phone.
Let’s talk about Selfie Camera. The phone has an 8 megapixel sensor with f / 2.0 aperture for selfie. It comes with LED flash. Good selfie can be taken from this phone in low-light also. Videos up to 1080 pixels can be taken from its front camera. It has a beautification mode which helps in getting better selfies.
Zenfone Max M2: Battery
This phone is also good in the battery segment. It has a battery of 4000 mAh. Even with so much battery this phone is quite slim. In the average usage, the battery of the phone can last up to one and a half days.
Zenfone Max M2: Our Decision
Speaking of the price, ZenFone Max M2’s 3 GB RAM and 32 GB storage variant cost 9,999 rupees. At the same time, the price of 4 GB RAM and 64 GB storage variant is Rs 11,999. According to the price, the features of the phone have been very good. Because at present no company is making Snapdragon 632 available. Realme 2 and Redmi 6 Pro are considered to be big compatitors of this phone. But in terms of features ZenFone Max M2 looks better than both of them.