Asus ZenFone Max Pro M2 to Debut on December 11th; Render and Key Specs Leaked

The popular Asus ZenFone Max Pro M1 is all set to get a successor. The Taiwanese company has confirmed through its Indonesian Twitter handle that it will be launching the ZenFone Max Pro M2 smartphone on December 11th in Indonesia. The company is yet to confirm the specs of the smartphone. However, a leaked render as well as key specs of the phone have already surfaced through different sources.

The official tweet shown above features the #ZenFoneMaxProM2ID hash tag and an M2 logo which confirms that the device will be launching on December 11th. The tweet also reveals that the handset will be a gaming phone.

ZenFone Max Pro M2 Render

XDA Developers has come across a Google Play Console listing of an Asus phone with the model number ASUS_X01BD_1. The listing contains a low resolution image of the phone and it reveals that it is equipped with 6 GB of RAM.


The above image shows that the phone is equipped with a notched display. The icons present on the screen of the phone suggests that it will deliver a near stock experience of Android 8.1 Oreo. Hence, it is being speculated that it could be the upcoming ZenFone Max Pro M2.

ZenFone Max Pro M2 Specifications

In the previous week, notable gadget tipster Roland Quandt shared the key specs of the ZenFone Max Pro M2. The smartphone is expected to arrive with a 6-inch screen that will produce Full HD+ resolution. The Snapdragon 660 chipset will be fueling the smartphone.

The phone may arrive in 64 GB and 128 GB storage variants, and both are expected to be equipped with 4 GB of RAM. The Google Play Console listing of the phone revealed that the phone may arrive in a 6 GB RAM option too.

One of the enticing features of the ZenFone Max Pro M2 will be its rear-mounted triple camera system. The configurations of the three lenses are not available yet. For shooting selfies, the smartphone will be fitted with a 13-megapixel selfie snapper.

The leaked specs of the Max Pro M2 did not carry any information on its battery. However, it is very likely to come with a massive battery since its predecessor, the ZenFone Max Pro M1 was packed with 5,000mAh unit.

There is no confirmation on the Indian launch of the ZenFone Max Pro M2. Its predecessor was a worthy rival for the Xiaomi Redmi Note 5 Pro. Xiaomi will be launching the Redmi Note 6 Pro in India on November 22nd. The leaked specs of the Max Pro M2 suggests that it will one of the strongest rivals to the device.

Anvinraj Valiyathara

Anvin is a self-proclaimed geek who has been writing about smartphones for nearly 10 years. After using phones like the Samsung Galaxy Note, Sony Xperia Mini, Lumia 730, Lumia 950, Honor 7, Xiaomi Redmi Note 3 and Honor 8 Pro to name a few, he is now a happy user of the POCO F1. In his free time, he participates in church activities and likes to travel.