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.
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.
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.