Asus ZenFone Max Shot, ZenFone Max Plus M2 With Snapdragon SiP 1 Chip launched: Price, Specifications

Asus ZenFone Max Shot, ZenFone Max Plus M2 are the latest Tablets to join the Taiwanese Technology giant’s growing lineup of Tablets.

Unveiled at Brazil earlier today, both ZenFone models will be the world’s first smartphones to package Qualcomm’s new Snapdragon System in Package (SiP). Both smartphones are now on sale in Brazil, but there is not any word on the international availability. The Asus ZenFone Max Shot and ZenFone Max Plus M2 sport virtually identical designs with wide screen notches and come with 6.26-inch screens. The phones are operating on older Android 8.1 Oreo however will soon be receiving updates to Android 9 Pie.

Asus ZenFone Max Shot, ZenFone Max Plus M2 cost

Based on Asus Brazil, the ZenFone Max Shot was priced BRL 1,349 (approximately Rs. 25,800) for its 3GB + 32GB model, whereas the 4GB + 64GB version will retail at BRL 1,549 (roughly Rs. 29,600). On the other hand, the ZenFone Max Plus M2 has been priced at BRL 1,299 (roughly Rs. 24,800). As we mentioned previously, both smartphones are now on sale in the nation.

Snapdragon SiP, which is powering the newest ZenFone smartphones, it is Qualcomm’s attempt to further decrease the magnitude of the cellular chipsets. Basically, the Snapdragon SiP integrates various elements that are normally part of the Snapdragon SoC, for example, application processor, power management, RF front end, and audio codec, into one semiconductor system in package. The SiP chips are made to help the OEMs to simplify production processes and quickly churn out new apparatus.

“Snapdragon SiP is designed to offer the connectivity, safety and accessibility that our clients need to create advanced products and superior user experiences, and I am proud to find the first Snapdragon SiP devices become available in the nation of Brazil from Asus,” said Cristiano Amon, President, Qualcomm, in a declaration.

New Asus ZenFone Max Shot will likely be offered in three colors

The ZenFone Max Shot and ZenFone Max Plus M2 are utilizing Snapdragon SiP 1, which is the initial SiP being published by Qualcomm. Among other specifications, the ZenFone Max Shot and ZenFone Max Plus M2 include a 6.26-inch full-HD+ (1080×2280 pixels) IPS screen with 19:9 aspect ratio, 4,000mAh battery, 4G, dual-SIM service, and a microSD card slot. The telephones are operating on Android 8.1 Oreo however will be upgraded to Android Pie.

On the imaging front, the ZenFone Max Shot packs a triple rear camera setup using a 12-megapixel detector, an 8-megapixel detector, and a 5-megapixel sensor. There’s an 8-megapixel front shooter as well. On the flip side, the ZenFone Max Plus M2 comes with a dual-camera setup with a 12-megapixel sensor along with a 5-megapixel detector. Additionally, it packs an 8-megapixel selfie shooter, such as the ZenFone Max Shot.

In terms of the storage and RAM, the ZenFone Max Shot will be offered in 2 RAM and storage variants — 3GB RAM + 32GB onboard storage — and 4GB RAM + 64GB onboard storage. The ZenFone Max Plus M2 will come in the only 3GB RAM + 32GB onboard storage version.