Xiaomi Redmi 6 Pro Vs Asus Zenfone Max Pro M1- Which one is better

Redmi 6 Pro is the latest budget smartphone launched by Xiaomi and it will compete with the likes of  Asus Zenfone Max Pro M1 and Realme 2 etc. In this post, we will have a  quick comparison between Xiaomi Redmi 6 Pro Vs Asus Zenfone Max Pro M1.

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Xiaomi Redmi 6 Pro Vs Asus Zenfone Max Pro M1- Which one is better

Display

  • Xiaomi Redmi 6 Pro: 5.84 inch Full HD + display.
  • Asus Zenfone Max Pro M1: 5.99-inch Full HD+ display.

Both smartphones sport a good quality panel. Viewing angles, brightness, color reproduction are good. The key difference between the two is the size of the display and notch. Asus Zenfone Max Pro M1 comes with a slightly larger screen whereas Redmi 6 Pro has a notch.

Winner: Subjective. Based on user preference.

SoC, RAM, Storage

  • Xiaomi Redmi 6 Pro: Snapdragon 625 with 3GB/4GB RAM with 32GB/64GB storage.
  • Asus Zenfone Max Pro M1: Snapdragon 636 with 3GB/4GB/6GB RAM with 32GB/64GB storage.

Zenfone Max Pro M1 has latest Snapdragon 636 which is a successor of SND 625. Snapdragon 625 is an efficient and powerful  SoC but older SoC. Though there is no much difference in day to day usage performance, choosing the latest version is a better choice.

Winner: Zenfone Max Pro M1.

Camera

Xiaomi Redmi 6 Pro: Dual camera Setup. 12-megapixel Sony IMX486 (f/2.2 aperture, 1.25-micron pixel size) sensor and a 5-megapixel Samsung S5KE8 (f/2.2, 1.12 μm) depth sensor. 5MP front facing camera.

Asus Zenfone Max Pro M1: Dual camera Setup. 13 MP (f/2.2, 1.12µm) + 5 MP (f/2.4, 1.12µm) lenses which offers phase detection autofocus, a 5 element lens, and a wide-angle 80-degree lens. 8MP 85.5-degree wide angle lens with f//2.2 aperture.

After the series of OTA updates, camera performance of Zenfone Max Pro M1 improved significantly. The company recently announced that it will add EIS in the upcoming OTA updates. When it comes to still photography, the overall performance of the rear camera is more or less the same on both smartphones. However, front-facing camera on Zenfone Max Pro M1 performs better in terms of details. Video department too, we felt that this Zenfone Max Pro M1 performance is better.

Winner: Asus Zenfone Max Pro M1.

Battery

Xiaomi Redmi 6 Pro: 4000 mAh battery.

Asus Zenfone Max Pro M1: 5000 mAh battery

In our loop test, the screen on time on Redmi 6 pro was around 6 and a half hours. Whereas Zenfone Max Pro M1 gave us around 8 hours.  It is also worth noting that, both devices do not come with fast charger out of the box. So Zenfone Max Pro M1 takes a longer time to charge compared to Redmi 6 Pro.

Winner: Asus Zenfone Max Pro M1.

Price and Availability

Xiaomi Redmi 6 Pro:Rs 10,999 and Rs 12,999.

Asus Zenfone Max Pro M1:Rs 10,999, Rs 12,999, Rs 14,999.

Availability is one of the key difference in this segment. Buying Zenfone Max Pro M1 is much easier. It is available through the open sale. However, Redmi 6 Pro available through the open flash sale. This means one needs to wait for the sale time and buy quickly.

Winner: Asus Zenfone Max Pro M1.

Summary of Xiaomi Redmi 6 Pro Vs Asus Zenfone Max Pro M1 comparison: According to us  Asus Zenfone Max Pro M1 is much better value for money device compared to Redmi 6 Pro.

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