Both Device Asus Zenfone Max Pro M1 and Xiaomi Redmi Note 5 are a Budget Segment phones so today we are with our review of both the phones. We have been testing both the phones for more than 15 days and are finally we are with our conclusions.
Firstly, talking about the Display both have exactly same display size and resolution, would say the M1 has a slightly better display due to its 85% NTSC colour gamut and 1500:1 contrast. When it comes to the hardware side, ASUS Zenfone Max Pro M1 is equipped with Qualcomm’s Snapdragon 636 Octa-core chipset and Xiaomi Redmi Note 5 is equipped with Qualcomm’s Snapdragon 625 Octa-core chipset with 1.8 GHz speed. However Zenfone Max Pro M1 has a variant of 3 GB RAM + ROM 32 GB, 4 GB RAM + 64 GB ROM, and 6 GB RAM + 64 GB ROM while Xiaomi Redmi Note 5 have options available only in 3 GB of RAM 3 GB ROM variant and 4 GB RAM + 64 GB ROM.Both the phones memory is expandable but Xiaomi Redmi Note 5 has a Hybrid Sim Slot i.e you can use single Sim if you want to expand the storage but here Asus Zenfone Max M1 wins as It has an additional Micro Sd Slot which is beneficial these days.
Xiaomi Redmi Note 5 comes with a customized UI (MIUI 9) & Asus Zenfone Max Pro M1 offers a stock Android experience (based on 8.1 Oreo) so here I would say Asus Wins as Stock Android is always preferable having quite no. of customization options.
Talking about the Camera ASUS Zenfone Max Pro M1 itself has two rear cameras 16 MP + 5 MP for 6 GB RAM variant and 13 MP + 5 MP for 3 GB or 4 GB RAM variant. While the front camera will have a resolution of 16 MP for 6 GB and 8 MP RAM variant for 3 GB or 4 GB RAM variant. Xiaomi Redmi Note 5 is equipped with rear cameras 12 MP and front camera 5 MP resolution. We would say the camera capabilities of the Zenfone Max Pro M1 and Xiaomi Redmi Note 5 are equally tough. Rear cameras of Zenfone Max Pro M1 could produce better images when compared with Xiaomi Redmi Note 5. Front Camera of Both devices has a quite tough competition.
ASUS Zenfone Max Pro M1 has been equipped with a capacity of 5000 mAh battery. While Xiaomi Redmi Note 5 has been equipped with a battery capacity of 4000 mAh. So In terms of Battery Asus Zenfone Max Pro M1 will be a killer device. Asus Zenfone Max Pro M1 gave us 2 days of Backup easily with Moderate usage, Xaiomi Redmi Note 5 can provide you a 1.5 day Backup with Moderate usage.
Both the devices, support two SIM cards with 4G-LTE network, WiFi, Bluetooth, microUSB port, audio jack port, Face Unlock, and fingerprint sensor has been present in it.
ASUS Zenfone Max Pro M1 has a price of Rs 10,999 for 3 GB + ROM 32 GB RAM variant, Rs.12,999 for 4 GB RAM variant ROM 64 GB, and Rs.14,999 for 6 GB + ROM 64 GB RAM variant.
While Xiaomi Redmi Note 5 has a price of Rs.9,999 for variant RAM 3 GB + ROM 32 GB and Rs.11,999 for variant RAM 4 GB + ROM 64 GB. When doing the comparison according to variant then Zenfone Max Pro M1 is superior.
So Which One Should You Buy ?
Talking About our Final Conclusion we would recommend you to have Asus Zenfone Max Pro M1 as your options as Asus Zenfone Max Pro M1 has a Better Processor, Big battery of 5000 mAH, you get a pure stock Android experience, for Gaming both the devices are equally good. In terms of Camera Aspects, u get dual rear cameras in Asus Zenfone Max Pro M1 so its a plus point. This was all in our today’s review hope you like It if you have any questions u can comment below 🙂