Asus ZenFone Max M1 (ZB556KL) Specs and Price

The Taiwanese smartphone brand Asus has finally unveiled two new budget android phones which will be added to its line of mobile, they are the Asus ZenFone Lite L1 (ZA551KL) and Asus ZenFone Max M1 (ZB556KL). The event was held in India today. Considering how Xiaomi’s phones are priced, the new release from Asus is believed to go heads on with similar products such as Xiaomi Redmi 6A and Redmi 6. The Asus ZenFone Lite L1 and ZenFone Max M1 are exclusive to Flipkart.

This article will focus on the specifications, price, features and availability of the Asus ZenFone Max M1 (ZB556KL).

The Asus ZenFone Max M1 (ZB556KL) features a 5.45-inch HD+ IPS LCD capacitive touchscreen, resolution of 720 x 1440 pixels with an aspect ratio of 18:9. A fingerprint sensor is mounted on the phone which improves the security of the phone and helps users to unlock their mobile. The ZenFone Max M1 is powered by an Octa-core Qualcomm Snapdragon 430 processor clocked at 1.4GHz and Adreno 506 GPU to boost the overall graphical performance of the Android one phone.

On board is 3GB RAM paired with 32GB internal storage and can be expanded using microSD card (up to 256GB). The phone packs a 13MP  primary camera and 8MP front-facing camera for selfies.

The Asus ZenFone Max M1 (ZB556KL) runs on Android 8.0 (Oreo) out of the box with ASUS ZenUI 5.0 as the Custom UI. The phone gets a 4,000mAh non removable Li-ion battery and supports Dual SIM (Nano SIM). Connectivity options include 3G, 4G VoLTE, Wi-Fi, GPS, Bluetooth v4.2, 3.5mm Audio Jack and microUSB 2.0. Sensors include Fingerprint Sensor (rear), Face unlock, Compass, Proximity sensor, Accelerometer, and Ambient light sensor.

Asus ZenFone Max M1 (ZB556KL) Price and Availability

The Asus ZenFone Max M1 price is expected to be around Rs. 8,999 in India (approximately N44,420 Naira). The pricing may vary depending on the deal you get.

Asus ZenFone Max M1 (ZB556KL) Specifications


  • Brand: Asus
  • Model: ZenFone Max M1 (ZB556KL)
  • Operating System: Android 8.0 Oreo
  • Custom UI: ASUS ZenUI 5.0
  • Announced Globally: October 17, 2018
  • Announced In Nigeria:
  • Colors: Black, Gold
  • Dimension (height x width x thickness): 147.3 x 70.9 x 8.7 mm
  • Weight: 150 grams
  • SIM Type: Nano SIM
  • SIM Count: Dual SIM


  • RAM: 3GB RAM
  • Chipset: Qualcomm Snapdragon 430
  • CPU: Octa-core, 1.4 GHz, Cortex-A53
  • GPU: Adreno 505


  • Screen Size: 5.45 inches
  • Resolution: 720 x 1440 pixels
  • Display Type: IPS LCD capacitive touchscreen
  • Multitouch: Yes
  • Screen Protection:


  • Rear Camera: 13MP camera, 1080p@30fps
  • Rear Camera Features: Autofocus, LED flash, Geo-tagging, touch focus, face detection, panorama
  • Front Camera: 8MP camera


  • Internal Storage: Yes, 32GB
  • Card Slot: Yes, MicroSD
  • Expandable Memory: Yes, up to 256GB

Network Support

  • 2G GSM: Yes
  • 2G CDMA 1X:
  • 3G WCDMA: Yes
  • 4G LTE: Yes, VoLTE

Internet & Connectivity

  • GPRS: Yes
  • Edge: Yes
  • 3G/WCDMA/HSPA: Yes
  • HSPA+: Yes
  • 4G LTE: Yes
  • WLAN: Wi-Fi 802.11 b/g/n, Wi-Fi Direct
  • Wi-Fi Hotspot: Yes
  • Bluetooth: Yes, v4.2 with A2DP, LE
  • USB Port: microUSB 2.0
  • NFC:


  • Browser: HTML, HTML5, CSS 3

Tracking / Positioning

  • Tracking / Positioning: Yes, GPS, A-GPS, GLONASS


  • Music Player: MP3/WAV/eAAC+/FLAC player
  • Video Player: MP4/H.264 player
  • FM Radio: Yes
  • Loudspeaker: Yes
  • Audio Jack: Yes, 3.5mm


  • Battery: Non-removable, 4000mAh
  • Battery Type: Li-Ion battery
  • Use Time:
  • Fast Charging:
  • Wireless Charging:

Other Features

  • Sensors: Digital Compass, Proximity sensor, Accelerometer, and Ambient light sensor
  • Face Unlock: Yes
  • Fingerprint Scanner: Yes
  • Messaging: SMS, MMS, Email, Push Email, IM
  • Water Resistant:
  • Dust Resistant:
  • Document Viewer: Yes
  • Document Editor: Yes
  • Image Editor: Yes
  • Video Editor: Yes
  • Active Noise Cancellation: Yes
  • Video streaming: Yes

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