ASUS is Releasing the ZenFone Max Pro M1 4GB RAM/64GB ROM Variant, Pre-order Ongoing Haoson July 5, 2018 Geek Tech, Geeks During the Max Pro: Game Zone event last June 30, 2018 at the SM City North EDSA Annex ASUS has announced that the release of the 4GB/64GB RAM/ROM variant of the ZenFone Max Pro M1. Currently, the it’s the 3GB/32GB RAM/ROM variant that’s out in the market which can be purchased from Lazada right now. So it’s surprising that the Taiwanese brand has announced the release of this variant this early. The ZenFone Max Pro 4GB + 64GB variant will be available nationwide for pre-order starting June 30 until July 22, 2018, with an exclusive pre-order bundle of a JBL T450BT Headset and ZenFone Max Pro Clear Case all worth 3,698 php. If you want to pre-order the unit, you have to drop by any ASUS or ZenFone Concept Store, Kiosk and accredited multi-brand store nationwide. Here’s the rundown of the specs: Model number ZB602KL SoC Qualcomm Snapdragon 636 64-bit octa-core CPU (8 x Kryo 260 cores) Adreno 509 GPU 14nm FinFET (Low Power Plus) power-saving technology RAM* 4GB LPDDR4 Storage* 64GB EMCP Wireless Connectivity LTE WLAN 802.11 a/b/g/n, 2.4GHz with Wi-Fi Direct Bluetooth 4.2 (with aptX) Display 5.99-inch Full HD+ (2160 x 1080) Full-View IPS Panel, 450nits maximum brightness 1500:1 contrast ratio 85% NTSC color gamut 83% screen-to-body ratio, 2.5D arc glass panel Cameras Rear Main rear camera: 16MP, F2.0, 80 degree view angle 25.8mm equivalent focal length in 35mm film camera Omnivision 16880 sensor with Phase Detection AF 5 element lens Second camera / senor: 5MP Secondary dedicated depth sensing camera for accurate bokeh effects Front 8MP, F2.0, 85.5 degree view angle 26mm equivalent focal length in 35mm film camera 5 element lens Flashes Rear and front Soft-light LED flashes Video recording (Rear camera) 4K UHD (3840 x 2160) video recording 1080p FHD video recording at 30 / 60fps 720p HD video recording at 30 fps Still photo shooting while recording video capability Audio 5 magnet speaker NXP smart amplifier SIM / Memory card support Triple-tray card Support: Tray 1: 4G Nano SIM* / Tray 2: 3G Nano SIM* / Tray 3: microSD card up to 256GB *Only one 4G and another 3G data connection supported simultaneously Wired Connectivity USB 2.0 Micro USB 3.5 mm combo audio jack GPS GPS, AGPS, GLONASS, BDS Construction Metal body with 2.5D contoured display glass panel Biometric Security Face Unlock, Fingerprint unlock with 5-finger recognition Battery 5000 mAh Dimensions 159 x 76 x 8.46 mm / 180 grams Colors Meteor Silver, Deepsea Black OS Pure Android 8.1 Oreo with future upgrade to Android P v9.0 The phone is currently priced at 13,995 php the pre-order period will last until July 22, 2018. For more info, you can check out ASUS Philippines Facebook Page and the ZenTalk Philippines Forum.