OPPO Realme 1 vs ASUS Zenfone Max Pro M1 Comparison: Hello Everyone, today we compare our two budget smartphones OPPO’s online sub-brand Realme 1 and ASUS Zenfone Max Pro M1. Both Smartphones launched one after another. ASUS launched its ASUS Zenfone Max Pro M1 in the month of April in India and it is available in Flipkart from 3rd May as Flash Sale. OPPO Launched its sub-brand OPPO Realme 1 in the month of May in India and it is exclusively available in Amazon.in from 25th May. Let’s start our article on OPPO Realme 1 vs ASUS Zenfone Max Pro M1 Comparison.
OPPO Realme 1 vs ASUS Zenfone Max Pro M1 Comparison
OPPO Realme 1 is an affordable mid-range Smartphone which has impressive specifications and features sheet and this smartphone can give a complete challenge to other brands like ASUS and XIAOMI, value for money.
ASUS Zenfone Max Pro M1 has stock Android experience which is the fallback of XIAOMI Redmi Note 5 and Redmi Note 5 Pro with better powerhouse battery and other specifications.
Let us compare these two smartphones OPPO Realme 1 & ASUS Zenfone Max Pro M1 and find out:
OPPO Realme 1 vs ASUS Zenfone Max Pro M1 Comparison
|Model||Asus Zenfone Max Pro M1||Realme 1|
|Display||5.99-inch (2160×1080 pixels) Full HD+ 18:9 IPS display||6-inch (2160×1080 pixels) Full HD+ 18:9 IPS display|
|Processor||1.8GHz octa-core Snapdragon 636 14nm Mobile Platform with Adreno 509 GPU||2.0GHz octa-core MediaTek MT6711 Helio P60 SoC with 800MHz ARM Mali-G72 MP3 GPU|
|Internal Storage||32GB/64GB, expandable to 256GB (Dedicated card slot)||32GB/64GB/128GB, expandable to 256GB (Dedicated card slot)|
|Software||Android 8.1 Oreo||Android 8.1 Oreo-based Color OS|
|Primary Camera||13MP+5MP with f/2.2 aperture lens, phase detection AF, bokeh mode||13MP with LED flash, f/2.2 aperture|
|Secondary Camera||8MP with f/2.0 aperture lens||8MP with f/2.2 aperture|
|Dimensions and Weight||152.6 x 73 x 8.8 mm; 180g||156×75.3×7.8mm; 158g|
|Others||Dual-SIM, 4G Volte, Wi-Fi 802.11 a/b/g/n, Bluetooth 5, Face Unlock, Fingerprint sensor, 5-magnet speaker, NXP Smart Amp||Dual-SIM, 4G Volte, WiFi 802.11 ac (2.4GHz + 5GHz), Bluetooth 4.2, GPS, 3.5mm headphone jack, Face Unlock|
|Price||Rs. 10,999/Rs. 12,999||Rs. 8,990/Rs. 10,990/Rs. 13,990|
Design and Build Quality
The front design of OPPO Realme 1 looks better as compared to ASUS Zenfone Max Pro M1. The Black Diamond variant looks like OPPO F7 and has an appealing design with fiberglass back and triangular patterns. The pattern shimmers bright and dark every time from different angles. You also have other 2 color variants: Solar Red and Midnight Silver.
The ASUS Zenfone Max Pro M1 is very much similar to Redmi Note 5 Pro. The smartphone makes heavier and clunkier with 5000mAh battery.
The front side of both these Smartphones have 18:9 aspect ratio with thin bezels. Whereas in ASUS Zenfone Max Pro M1 has a fingerprint sensor on the rear side, you won’t find anywhere on OPPO Realme 1.
Both the Smartphones are notch-free and bezel-less 18:9 aspect ratio panel with LCD displays. ASUS Zenfone Max Pro M1 has the 5.99-inch display and OPPO Realme 1 has the 6-inch display with a resolution – FHD+ (2160×1080).
The Realme 1 features an octa-core MediaTek Helio P60 chipset with a dedicated NPU to handle AI tasks. The AI is to make sure that the handset recognizes you for Face Unlock and other such activities. Although the handset comes with multiple RAM and storage options, the 6GB RAM and 128GB inbuilt storage variant is the one that you should go for.
The similar context, ASUS Zenfone Max Pro M1 is powered by Snapdragon 636 octa-core processor. It is the latest mid-range chipset from Qualcomm that is powerful enough to handle almost everything you throw at it. Unfortunately, there is no 6GB variant of the phone just yet but it will be arriving soon. The most you can get on the ASUS Zenfone Max Pro M1 is 4GB RAM and 64GB storage, which is not bad.
Both handsets have a dedicated microSD card slot to further boost the storage to up to 256GB.
ASUS Zenfone Max Pro M1 and Realme 1 both runs on latest Android 8.1 Oreo out of the box. If you are looking for stock android, then you have to go with ASUS Zenfone Max Pro M1. OPPO’s custom interface is not good in our opinion. Here, Stock Android will prove to be a huge advantage for the ASUS Zenfone Max Pro.
Battery and Camera
As for the battery, the Asus Zenfone Max Pro M1 houses a 5000mAh battery which is way more than 3410mAh battery the Realme 1 houses. However, to help the cause Realme says that the battery is backed by AI management to make it last longer.
Realme 1 comes with a single 13-megapixel sensor on the rear and an 8-megapixel sensor up front. The device is still capable of shooting images with blurred background or bokeh shots with the help of AI.
The Asus Zenfone Max Pro M1, on the other hand, has dual 13MP+5MP sensors on the rear and an 8-megapixel sensor on the front. The phone also has the portrait mode and can shoot images with blur background.
In the end, it concludes that both the smartphones ASUS Zenfone Max Pro M1 and OPPO Realme 1 offer the same performance. But somewhat different from each other.
OPPO Realme 1
- Looks Better
- AI-backed Cameras
- Comparatively cheaper
- Face unlocking is very fast and accurate. It unlocks before you see the lock screen.
- Fingerprint sensor is not there.
ASUS Zenfone Max Pro M1
- Stock-Android Oreo
- Dual-rear camera
- Mammoth battery
- Fingerprint sensor
- No Quick Charge
- No Optical Zoom
- No Image Stabilization
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