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ASUS ZenFone Max Pro M1 vs. Xiaomi Redmi Note 5 Pro: Battle of the budget beasts

ASUS is taking the fight to Xiaomi with its latest budget phone.

Over the course of the last three years, Xiaomi went from a relatively unknown Chinese brand to India’s largest smartphone manufacturer. It did so by introducing budget phones that offered great value for money, and eliminating common pain points. For instance, one of the areas Xiaomi focused on last year was battery life — it started rolling out phones with larger batteries and offering optimizations  [Read More…]

ASUS ZenFone Max Pro M1 preview: Finally a viable contender to the Redmi Note 5 Pro

ASUS’ latest phone offers the same hardware as the Redmi Note 5 Pro, but you get a larger battery and pure Android.

Xiaomi has consolidated its position in the Indian handset segment over the course of the last 12 months by rolling out a wave of budget phones that offered great value for money. The Redmi Note 5 Pro, for instance, is the first device in the world to be powered by the Snapdragon 636, and the  [Read More…]

ASUS unveils the ZenFone Max Pro M1 in India with Snapdragon 636, 5000mAh battery, and Android 8.1 Oreo

ASUS is effectively undercutting Xiaomi in the budget segment with its latest phone.

ASUS hasn’t fared all that well in India last year, but the Taiwanese manufacturer is looking to change its fortunes with its latest phone. The ZenFone Max Pro M1 is an India-first device that is targeted at the budget segment — specifically against the Redmi Note 5 Pro. ASUS is offering similar specs as Xiaomi’s budget phone in the form of a Snapdragon 636,  [Read More…]

Six reasons why you might want the ASUS ZenFone 5Z over the Galaxy S9

The new Samsung Galaxy S9 has stolen your heart? Not so fast, take a look at ASUS’ new flagship product, the ZenFone 5Z which offers the iPhone X look.

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ASUS ZenFone Max Plus (M1) goes on sale in the US for $229

Looking for a modern-looking phone with a large battery? ASUS’ ZenFone Max Plus (M1) might be just what you’re looking for.

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ASUS’ new ZenFone 5 lineup includes two iPhone X alternatives

Your next flagship might come from ASUS. The company just unveiled unveiled a new premium phone called the ZenFone 5Z with a Snapdragon 845 and a Notch design. Prices start at $ 499.

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ASUS ZenFone 5 hands-on: This iPhone X runs Android

Yo dawg, I heard you like notches…

Are clones inherently bad? I’m not talking about Dolly the sheep or the clone army from Star Wars Episode II, but the typical kind we see in consumer electronics: one company makes a thing, its good ideas permeate into our shared culture, and other companies, wanting to stay on trend, copy one or all of those good ideas.

The ASUS ZenFone 5 is an unabashed iPhone X clone, so much so  [Read More…]

ASUS ZenFone 5 and ZenFone 5 Lite ditch the bezels

The ZenFone 5 ditches screen bezels and brings a little brother along to Barcelona.

Today at Mobile World Congress 2018, ASUS announced two new phones: the ZenFone 5 and the ZenFone 5 Lite. What they have in common is a huge aspect ratio display that gives users as much display area for the smallest body sizes possible.

The 6.2-inch full HD AMOLED display on the ZenFone 5 has a bezel that is hardly noticeable, barring  [Read More…]

ASUS, Project Tango, and what could have been (ASUS ZenFone AR Review)

How does the death of Project Tango affect the ASUS ZenFone AR? We spent some time with the device to see if it’s still a compelling option.

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Which budget phone should you buy? Honor 7X vs ASUS Zenfone Max Plus (M1)

The recently launched Honor 7X has attained great success in the US. Just three days after it was released on Amazon not long ago, the phone topped the online retailer’s best-selling list. It’s no wonder, as the Honor 7X seems to be a great value for money. So should you get it? Or should you […]