ASUS Malaysia brings Zenfone 5 and Zenfone Max Pro M1 today!

Today marks a big day for ASUS Malaysia as they slowly unveils 2 models from the Zenfone 5 lineup – the standard ZenFone 5 and ZenFone Max Pro M1. Let’s have a quick glance into both specs shall we?

Asus ZenFone 5 specifications:


  • ZenUI 5.0
  • 6.2 inches FHD+ display(90% ratio, 19:9 aspect ratio)
  • Snapdragon 636 SoC
  • 4GB RAM+64GB ROM
  • 12MP dual rear camera with f/1.8 aperture, 120° wide angle lens, Sony IMX363, OIS
  • 80MP front at f/2.0
  • AI shots
  • multicore AI  engine
  • Asus AI Boost
  • 3300mAh battery with AI charging
  • Dual surround stereo speakers
  • Bluetooth 5.0
  • All new Zenimoji
  • Fingerprint and face recognition
  • Available in midnight blue and silver



The ZenFone 5 has first appeared at MWC this year and it is now officially launched in Malaysia today.





The ZenFone 5 offers a display with a ratio at 19:9, thus serving up to 90% of its body size. As for the notch, it is something that people would love or hate and ASUS has made it even smaller than the one from iPhone X, hoping that the media and masses will be fond of it. The system that runs the Zenfone is the Zen UI 5.0 that comes with 6 different AI features that empowers camera, display, ringtone, AI Boost, charging and photo learning.

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While the 3300mAh battery isn’t a huge capacity, ZenFone has added AI charging that learns user sleep time and stop charging upon reaching 80% so that it prolongs battery lifespan.

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Lastly, the ZenFone 5 will be on sale by 4th June at RM1299. For now, let’s turn our focus to the ZenFone Max Pro M1

Asus ZenFone Max Pro M1 specifications:


  • Android 8.1
  • 5.99″ FHD+ IPS LCD display
  • 1.8GHz Snapdragon 636
  • 3/4GB RAM+32/64GB ROM(expandable up to 2TB)
  • 8MP front camera at f/2.0
  • Rear 13MP+5MP camera at f/2.2 , PDAF, LED flash
  • 5000mAh battery with 5V/2A
  • Rear fingerprint sensor
  • Face recognition
  • Bluetooth 4.2
  • Micro-USB
  • 3.5mm audiojack
  • LTE
  • 159 x 76 x 8.61mm
  • 180g
  • Available in midnight black and silver


  • 3GB RAM+32GB ROM @ RM699
  • 4GB RAM+64GB ROM @ RM849
  • 6GBRAM+64GB ROM @ RM999

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The ZenFone Max Pro M1 is a smartphone that comes with incredibly sized battery at 5000mAh which is initially launched in India followed in Malaysia.

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The ZenFone Max Pro is a smartphone that brings a hybrid between battery and budget while not forgetting a decent design with good specifications. It is available in 2 variant and price are stated differently. You can get the Max Pro 1 for just RM599 if you stay tuned at LAZADA flash sale, saving you up to RM100!