Asus PH launches ‘Battery King’ smartphone with full view and HD screen

By John Reczon Calay

Asus Philippines launched on Sunday, January 14, the latest addition to its ZenFone Max series smartphones — the Asus ZenFone Max Plus M1.

Asus PH executives show off the ZenFone Max Plus M1 smartphone during the launch at the SM Mall of Asia

Asus PH executives show off the ZenFone Max Plus M1 smartphone during the launch at the SM Mall of Asia

Dubbed as the “Battery King,” Asus ZenFone Max Plus M1 is juiced up with 4,130 mAh of battery capacity. In a series of company tests, the smartphone was shown to last up to 26 days of standby 4G usage and up to 21 hours of Wi-Fi web browsing. The device also supports powerbank mode for reverse charging.

Asus Philippines product manager for smartphone Lenny Lin said the device has a 12-Point Safety Checkpoints automatic setting and features temperature monitoring and protection against overvoltage.

It features a dual rear camera: the main 16-megapixel camera with an f/2.0 aperture and the secondary 120° wide-angle 8-megapixel camera. The smartphone also has face unlock recognition technology along with a 0.3-second unlock fingerprint sensor below the dual rear camera.

ZenFone Max Plus M1 is also the company’s first 18:9 full view and full HD display smartphone entry in the market.

“This is the beginning of all beginnings, and our excitement is at an all-time high with the opportunity to start the year anew with a launch as big as this,” Asus Philippines country manager George Su said.

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Priced at P11,995, the Asus ZenFone Max Plus M1 comes with a JBL Bluetooth headset, patented clear case, and an OTG cable freebies until supplies last.

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