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Compared Asus Zenfone Max Pro M1 vs Redmi Note 5 Pro: Which Mid-Range Smartphone is Best? Specifications Compared

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Compare Asus Zenfone Max Pro M1 vs Redmi Note 5 Pro Which Mid-Range Smartphone is Best Specifications Compared - TechsBee

Asus launched their new mid-range smartphone Zenfone Max Pro M1 in India with Flipkart partnership today. The main feature of the smartphone includes it’s large 5,000 mAh battery capacity, Full-HD+ display with 18:9 aspect ratio, the Snapdragon 636 SoC processor, and face recognition technology.

Talk about the Redmi Note 5 Pro, Xiaomi launched their flagship smartphone Redmi Note 5 Pro in February 2018. This is the elegantly designed smartphone that comes with a powerful Snapdragon 636 processor.

Asus Zenfone Max Pro M1 vs Redmi Note 5 Pro Comparison :

SpecificationsAsus Zenfone Max Pro M1Redmi Note 5 Pro
Display5.99-Inch Full HD+ Display, Adreno 509 GPU5.99-Inch Full HD+ IPS Display, Adreno 509 GPU
Resolution2160 x 1080 Pixels2160 x 1080 Pixels
Other Display FeaturesSlim Metal, 2.5D Glass, 5.99-inch Full View Display in 5.5-inch Compact Size, 2mm Slim Bezel, 18:9 Full View, Brightness in 450 nitsContrast Ratio: 1000:1 (min), 2.5D Glass, Corning Gorilla Glass
Operating SystemAndroid Oreo 8.1Android Nougat 7.1.2
ProcessorQualcomm Snapdragon 636, Octa Core processorQualcomm Snapdragon 636, Octa Core processor
RAM3GB & 4GB Variants4GB & 6GB Variants
Internal Storage32GB & 64GB Variants | Expandable up to 2TB with microSD | Dedicated slot for Memory card64GB Internal | Expandable up to 128GB with microSD | Hybrid Slot
Primary Camera13MP + 5MP12MP + 5MP
Primary Camera Features13MP, f/2.2, PDAF + 5MP with Bokeh, Camera Modes - 10 effects beauty modes, HDR, Landscape, Sports, Flowers, backlight, candle light, sunset, night, beach, snow Panorama, Selfie Panorama, Time LapsePrimary Sensor - f/2.2, 1.25 microns Pixel Size, 5P Lens, Secondary Sensor - f/2.0, 1.12 microns Pixel Size, 4P Lens, PDAF
Secondary Camera8MP20MP
Secondary Camera Features8MP, f/2.2, Camera Mode - 10 effects beauty modes, HDR, Landscape, Sports, Flowers, backlight, candle light, sunset, night, beach, snow Panorama, Selfie Panorama, Time LapseAperture - f/2.2, 1.0 microns Pixel Size
FlashFront LED FlashRear and Front Flash
Network Supported4G VOLTE, 2G, 3G4G VOLTE, 2G, 3G
SensorsAccelerometer Sensor, E-Compass, Proximity Sensor, Ambient Light Sensor, Rear Fingerprint SensorFingerprint Scanner, Ambient Light Sensor, Proximity Sensor, E Compass, Accelerometer, Hall Sensor, Gyroscope
Other FeaturesFingerprint Sensor - 0.3 sec Fast Unlock, 5 Finger and 360Degree Recognition, Power-efficient 14nm Processor, 10W Adapter (5V/2A), 3 Slots - 2 SIM Card and 1 MicroSD, Stock (Pure) Android, Face Unlock, CAT LTE - CAT 414 nm Architecture Processor, Internal Memory - eMMC v5.1, Body - Metal Back, IR Blaster, Charger - 5 V x 2 A
Battery5000 mAh4000 mAh
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Display :

Asus Zenfone Max Pro M1 Specifications - TechsBee

The Zenfone Max Pro M1 and Redmi Note 5 Pro both displays featured with 5.99-inch (2160×1080 pixels) FHD+ display with 18:9 screen aspect ratio and moderate bezels on either end. Comparing Max Pro M1, Note 5 Pro display protected by Corning Gorilla Glass. Both smartphones displays flaunt decent color and contrast and are comfortable to be viewed in any lighting condition.

Software and Hardware :

The Zenfone Max Pro M1 comes with the octa-core Snapdragon 636, and same as the chipset as the Redmi Note 5 Pro. Both smartphones build with the same processor, so the speed and performance are same. Redmi Note 5 Pro runs on the Android Nougat 7.1.2 version, there are no android Oreo updates received yet. But Zenfone Max Pro M1 runs the Android Oreo 8.1.

Camera and Battery :

Both Smartphone main attraction and important features are the cameras. It has a spot with the dual camera set up in the vertical line. Redmi Note 5 Pro comes with 12MP and 5MP rear sensor with f/2.2 aperture lens does a fairly better job than the Asus Zenfone Max Pro M1’s 13MP and 5MP sensor.

Redmi Note 5 Pro Camera - TechsBee

The Note 5 Pro front camera comes the 20MP selfie shooter which is up against an 8MP of Zenfone Max Pro M1. The Redmi Note 5 Pro comes with 4000mAh battery and the Zenfone Max Pro M1 5000mAh non-removable battery. Both smartphones claim to offer longlasting battery support.

Asus Zenfone Max Pro M1 Pros & Cons :


  • Bigger battery with 5000mAh
  • Android Oreo 8.1
  • Dedicated slot for the Memory card
  • Fingerprint Sensor
  • Cheapest


  • Display not protected by Corning Gorilla Glass
  • Fast charging not available
  • USB Type-C

Redmi Note 5 Pro Pros & Cons :


  • Fingerprint sensor
  • Display protected by Corning Gorilla Glass
  • Higher RAM
  • Big battery life
  • The 20MP front camera the for the perfect selfie


  • Fast charging not available
  • USB Type-C
  • Still Android Nougat 7.1

Asus Zenfone Max Pro M1 vs Redmi Note 5 Pro Price :

The Zenfone Max Pro M1 price started at Rs 10,999 for 3GB RAM/32GB and Rs 12,999 for 4GBRAM/64GB internal storage variants. Redmi Note 5 Pro price started at Rs 13,999 4GB RAM/64GB inbuild storage and Rs 16,999 for 6GB RAM/64GB internal storage.

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