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Asus Zenfone Max Pro M1 (ZB601KL 32GB/3GB) vs Realme 8 Pro (128GB/8GB NFC)

Side by side comparison between Asus Zenfone Max Pro (M1) vs Realme 8 Pro phones, differences, pros, cons with full specifications. What's the better?

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Compare Realme 8 Pro XAsus Zenfone Max Pro M1 (ZB601KL 32GB/3GB)04Points
Asus Zenfone Max Pro M1 (ZB601KL 32GB/3GB)
6"
IPS

1080x2160

13
MP

8mp

3GB
RAM

64bit Octa

5000
mAh

(Non removable)

vs
Realme 8 Pro (128GB/8GB NFC)
6.4"
AMOLED

1080x2400

108
MP

16mp

8GB
RAM

64bit Octa

4500
mAh

(Non removable)

What's the better phone? Realme 8 Pro (128GB/8GB NFC)

The phonemore's choice is much more technical than personal. Therefore, you shouldn't only consider this. Our goal is to help you, but what's important to us may not be important to you. You decide which one is the best! Comment!

Zenfone Max Pro M1 (ZB601KL 32GB/3GB)4 Advantages Asus Zenfone Max Pro M1 (ZB601KL 32GB/3GB)vs8 Pro (128GB/8GB NFC)18 Advantages Realme 8 Pro (128GB/8GB NFC)
+Aluminum body, glass frontAdvantage
More resistant material
vsPlastic body, glass front
+LED flash on both camerasAdvantage
The LED flash on both cameras helps in dark places or in low light
vsLED flash
+5000 mAh11%
Battery - higher amperage (mAh) allows more device usage time, but it also depends on the hardware and use
vs4500 mAh
+FMAdvantage
The radio lets you listen to your songs and sports in general
vsNot supported
1.8Ghz 64bit Octa-Corevs+2.3Ghz 64bit Octa-Core33%
More powerful processor, you can open your applications faster
3GB LPDDR4Xvs+8GB LPDDR4X167%
More RAM memory. Typically more responsive and better for multitasking.
32GB (22GB available)vs+128GB (104GB available)4 times
More internal storage for applications and files
eMMC 5.1vs+UFS 2.1Advantage
Fastest write and read storage.
180 grams (6.3 ounces)vs+176 grams (6.16 ounces)2%
Lighter
8.45 millimeters (0.33 inches)vs+8.1 millimeters (0.32 inches)4%
Thinner
TFT IPS LCDvs+Super AMOLEDAdvantage
Super AMOLED display is brighter and more vivid
1080x2160 pixelsvs+1080x2400 pixels11%
Higher resolution screen
402 PPIvs+411 PPI2%
Crisper display of text, images and videos because it has more pixels per inch (ppi)
6"vs+6.4"7%
Larger screen
(dual camera) 13MP + 5MPvs+(quad camera) 108MP + 8MP + 2MP + 2MP6 times
Higher resolution main camera
f/2.2 (aperture)vs+f/1.9 (aperture)16%
Diaphragm opening (Aperture) of the camera which has the smallest F number takes photos with better light exposure.
(front) 8MPvs+(front) 16MP99%
Higher resolution secondary camera to take pictures and selfies
Android 9.0 Pievs+Android 11Advantage
Android 11 is newer and safer
(4G LTE) 150 Mbpsvs+(4G+ LTE-A) 300 Mbps100%
Faster for surfing the internet and download files
10Wvs+50W4 times
More power (watts) to charge the battery faster. Sometimes, the charger that comes with the device doesn't have the same power supported by the device. Check before you buy it.
802.11 b/g/n (2.4Ghz)vs+802.11 a/b/g/n/ac (2.4Ghz, 5Ghz) + MIMOAdvantage
WiFi 802.11 a/b/g/n/ac (2.4Ghz, 5Ghz) + MIMO is newer and faster
MicroUSB 2.0, USB OTG On-The-Govs+Type-CAdvantage
Reversible connector, you can stick in a USB-C cable any which way; either side is up.

31 Common items in both devices
Until 1TB microSD, microSDXC
60Hz
16 million
Only digital zoom
PDAF: phase detection autofocus
EIS: Digital stabilization
HDR photo on both cameras
+24 specs and more in the table below

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Physical featuresAsus Zenfone Max Pro M1 (ZB601KL 32GB/3GB)Realme 8 Pro (128GB/8GB NFC)
ModelZenfone Max Pro M1 (ZB601KL 32GB/3GB)8 Pro (128GB/8GB NFC)
Other model namesASUS Zenfone Max Pro (M1) ZB601KL (3GB RAM), ASUS_X00TDRealme 8 Pro RMX3081 NFC (128GB + 8GB RAM)
Country or region availableIndia
India
(Europe)(Global, International)
(Europe), (Global, International)
BrandAsusRealme
Release dateMay, 2018March, 2021
Depth8.45 millimeters (0.33 inches)8.1 millimeters (0.32 inches)
Size (width x height)76 x 159 millimeters (2.99 x 6.26 in)73.9 x 160.6 millimeters (2.91 x 6.32 in)
Weight180 grams (6.3 ounces)176 grams (6.16 ounces)
Qwerty physical keyboardNot supportedNot supported
AntennaInternal antennaInternal antenna
Build, materialsAluminum body, glass frontPlastic body, glass front
Protection against water and othersNot supportedNot supported
System (OS)Asus Zenfone Max Pro M1 (ZB601KL 32GB/3GB)Realme 8 Pro (128GB/8GB NFC)
Operating systemAndroid 8.1 OreoAndroid 11
Firmware updateAndroid 9.0 Piefeature not registered
HardwareAsus Zenfone Max Pro M1 (ZB601KL 32GB/3GB)Realme 8 Pro (128GB/8GB NFC)
Chipset64bit - Qualcomm Snapdragon 636 SDM636 (14nm)64bit - Qualcomm Snapdragon 720G SM7125 (8nm)
CPU processorOcta-Core, 2 processors:
1.8Ghz Quad-Core Kryo 260 Gold
1.6Ghz Quad-Core Kryo 260 Silver
Octa-Core, 2 processors:
2.3Ghz Dual-Core Kryo 465 Gold
1.8Ghz Hexa-Core Kryo 465 Silver
GPU graphical controllerQualcomm Adreno 509Qualcomm Adreno 618
RAM memory3GB LPDDR4X8GB LPDDR4X
Internal storage32GB (22GB available)
eMMC 5.1
128GB (104GB available)
UFS 2.1
External storageUntil 1TB microSD, microSDXC
(dedicated slot)
Until 1TB microSD, microSDXC
(dedicated slot)
DisplayAsus Zenfone Max Pro M1 (ZB601KL 32GB/3GB)Realme 8 Pro (128GB/8GB NFC)
Display typeTFT IPS LCDSuper AMOLED
Screen size6" inches6.4" inches
Screen-to-body ratio~76.9% (screen-to-body ratio)~83.3% (screen-to-body ratio)
Display resolution1080x2160 pixels (18:9)1080x2400 pixels (20:9)
TouchscreenCapacitive Multitouch 10-pointsCapacitive Multitouch
Pixel density (dot pitch)402 PPI411 PPI
Colors16 million16 million
Scratch-resistant glassNot supportedNot supported
Display features60Hz, 450 nits(typ)60Hz, 1000 nits(typ)
Mobile networksAsus Zenfone Max Pro M1 (ZB601KL 32GB/3GB)Realme 8 Pro (128GB/8GB NFC)
Dual-SIMDual-SIM Standby - Call active on one sim card
(dedicated slot)
Dual-SIM Standby - Call active on one sim card
(dedicated slot)
SIM card2 slots (Dual-SIM)
nano-SIM (4FF)
2 slots (Dual-SIM)
nano-SIM (4FF)
Maximum download/upload150/50 Mbps300/150 Mbps
Network technology2G, 3G, 4G2G, 3G, 4G
Frequency, bandsExpand band detailsCollapse details
GSM Mhz bandQuad-Band 850/900/1800/1900Quad-Band 850/900/1800/1900
Primary 2G networkGSM 850/900/1800/1900GSM 850/900/1800/1900
Primary 3G networkUMTS 850/900/2100UMTS 850/900/2100
Primary 4G networkLTE Cat (Bands 1,3,5,7,8,20)
TD-LTE (Bands 40)
VoLTE
LTE Cat6 (1, 3, 5, 7, 8, 20, 28)
TD-LTE (38, 40, 41)
VoLTE
Primary 5G networkNot supportedNot supported
Primary data networkGPRS, EDGE, UMTS, HSDPA, HSUPA, HSPA+, TD-LTE, LTEGPRS, EDGE, UMTS, HSDPA, HSUPA, HSPA+, TD-LTE, LTE, LTE-A
Secondary 2G networkGSM 850/900/1800/1900GSM 850/900/1800/1900
Secondary 3G networkNot supportedUMTS 850/900/2100
Secondary 4G networkNot supportedNot supported
Secondary data networkGPRS, EDGEGPRS, EDGE, UMTS, HSDPA, HSUPA, HSPA+
CallingAsus Zenfone Max Pro M1 (ZB601KL 32GB/3GB)Realme 8 Pro (128GB/8GB NFC)
MessagingSMS (T9), MMS, E-mail, Push mailSMS (T9), MMS, E-mail, Push mail
SpeakerphoneSupportedSupported
Video callingSupportedSupported
Call controlVoice dialing, Voice recorderVoice dialing, Voice recorder, Voice commands
CameraAsus Zenfone Max Pro M1 (ZB601KL 32GB/3GB)Realme 8 Pro (128GB/8GB NFC)
Back camera (main camera)(dual camera)
13 megapixels
5MP depthf/2.41.12μm
(quad camera)
108 megapixels
8MP ultrawidef/2.3119º16mm1/4"1.12µm
2MP macrof/2.4
2MP depthf/2.4
Main camera resolution4128x3096 pixels12000x9000 pixels
Video recording (primary)4K UHD (3840x2160) 30 fps4K UHD (3840x2160) 30 fps
FlashLED flash on both camerasLED flash
Focal aperturef/2.2 (aperture)f/1.9 (aperture)
Focal length25mm lens26mm lens
Sensor sizefeature not registered1/1.52" inches
Pixel size1.12µm pixel0.7µm pixel
AutofocusPDAF: phase detection autofocusPDAF: phase detection autofocus
Touch focusSupportedSupported
Image stabilizationEIS: Digital stabilizationEIS: Digital stabilization
ZoomOnly digital zoomOnly digital zoom
Face/smile detectionFace detection, Smile detectionFace detection, Smile detection
BSI sensorNot supportedNot supported
HDRHDR photo on both camerasHDR photo on both cameras
2ª cameraAsus Zenfone Max Pro M1 (ZB601KL 32GB/3GB)Realme 8 Pro (128GB/8GB NFC)
Front camera (secondary)8 megapixels16 megapixels
Front camera resolution3264x2448 pixels4608x3456 pixels
Video recording (secondary)Full HD (1920x1080)Full HD (1920x1080)
Front flashLEDNot supported
Focal aperturef/2.2 (aperture)f/2.5 (aperture)
Focal length26mm lensfeature not registered
Sensor sizefeature not registered1/3" inches
Pixel size1µm pixel1µm pixel
MultimediaAsus Zenfone Max Pro M1 (ZB601KL 32GB/3GB)Realme 8 Pro (128GB/8GB NFC)
RadioFMNot supported
TVNot supportedNot supported
Video formatsMP4, H.264, H.263, XviD, MKVMP4, H.265, H.264, H.263, XviD, MKV
Audio formatsMP3, WAV, WMA, eAAC+, FLACMP3, WAV, WMA, eAAC+, FLAC
ConnectivityAsus Zenfone Max Pro M1 (ZB601KL 32GB/3GB)Realme 8 Pro (128GB/8GB NFC)
USBMicroUSB 2.0, USB OTG On-The-GoUSB 2.0 Type-C, USB OTG On-The-Go
TV outputNot supportedUSB Type-C (reversible)
Audio output3.5mm jack3.5mm jack
Bluetooth5.0 + A2DP/LE5.0 + A2DP/LE
WiFi802.11 b/g/n (2.4Ghz)802.11 a/b/g/n/ac (2.4Ghz, 5Ghz) + MIMO
DLNANot supportedNot supported
NFCSupportedSupported
GPSA-GPS, GeoTagging, GLONASS, BeiDouA-GPS, GeoTagging, GLONASS, BeiDou
Infrared portNot supportedNot supported
Other functionsAsus Zenfone Max Pro M1 (ZB601KL 32GB/3GB)Realme 8 Pro (128GB/8GB NFC)
Active noise cancellationSupportedSupported
Vibrating alertSupportedSupported
RingtonesPolyphonic and customizedPolyphonic and customized
Web browserHTML, XHTML, HTML5HTML, XHTML, HTML5
SensorsAccelerometer
Proximity sensor
Compass
Ambient Light sensor
Gyroscope
Face unlock
Fingerprint sensor (rear-mounted)
Accelerometer
Proximity sensor
Compass
Ambient Light sensor
Gyroscope
Face unlock
Fingerprint sensor (under display)
Other features- Colors: Meteor silver, Deepsea black
- 2.5D curved glass display
- NXP amplifier
- WiFi direct, hotspot
- Colors: Infinite Black, Infinite Blue, Illuminating Yellow, Punk Black
- Realme UI 2.0
- Back camera: Samsung HM2 sensor
- Front camera: Sony IMX471 sensor
- Stereo speakers
- 24-bit/192kHz audio
- Always-on display
- WiFi direct, hotspot
Power supplyAsus Zenfone Max Pro M1 (ZB601KL 32GB/3GB)Realme 8 Pro (128GB/8GB NFC)
BatteryLiPo: Li-Ion polymer (Non removable)LiPo: Li-Ion polymer (Non removable)
Battery capacity5000 mAh4500 mAh
Charger, watts10W (5V/2A) Standard charging50W Fast battery charging
Talk time autonomy2520 minutes | 42 hours | 1.8 daysfeature not registered
Standby50400 minutes | 840 hours | 35 daysfeature not registered
Radiation rateAsus Zenfone Max Pro M1 (ZB601KL 32GB/3GB)Realme 8 Pro (128GB/8GB NFC)
SAR 1.6W/kg (USA, Mexico, etc.)feature not registered1.1W/kg (head) | 0.53W/kg (body)
SAR 2W/kg (Europe, UK, etc.)feature not registeredfeature not registered
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