Zenfone Max M2 is the successor to last year’s Max M1. It got better in terms of performance and camera in comparison with its predecessor. In this post, let me share some of the key Zenfone Max M2 pros and cons based on my experience.
Asus Zenfone Max M2 Pros
Dedicated microSD card slot
Asus Zenfone Max M2 comes with dedicated microSD card slot along with dual sim card slot. 4G VoLTE is enabled on both sim cards.
Latest SoC and Good Performance
Zenfone Max M2 comes with Qualcomm Snapdragon 632 SoC. There are very few phones which are powered by this SoC in this price segment. The performance is decent. It manages day to day tasks with ease. Games like Asphalt 9 can be playable but in low settings.
Good Battery life
One key highlight of Zenfone Max M2 is its battery life. 4000 mAh battery lasts more than a day with even medium to heavy usage.
Decent Display Panel
The 6.26 inch display panel provides good viewing angles and brightness. It is not sharpest screen but considering the price, it is acceptable.
Stock Android Experience and Promised Updates
It runs on stock Android. Asus has promised to provide Android Pie update in the coming days.
Zenfone Max M2 Cons
Bigger in size
Zenfone Max M1 was a compact phone. Whereas, Zenfone Max M2 comparatively bigger phone.
Dated Micro USB Port
It does not come with latest USB-C type port for charging and data transfer.
Average Camera performance
In good light conditions, camera performance is decent. However, in low light and artificial lighting condition, it struggles. Selfie camera is decent.
Asus Zenfone Max M2 review summary: It is decent phone for the price. Good battery life, decent display panel, stock android experience and competitive price are the reason which you may consider for buying this phone.