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Asus Zenfone Max Pro M1 (ZB601KL 64GB/4GB) vs Asus ROG Phone 5s Pro

Side by side comparison between Asus Zenfone Max Pro (M1) vs Asus ROG Phone 5s Pro phones, differences, pros, cons and full specifications. What's the better?

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Compare Asus ROG Phone 5s Pro XAsus Zenfone Max Pro M1 (ZB601KL 64GB/4GB)06Points
Asus Zenfone Max Pro M1 (ZB601KL 64GB/4GB)
6"
IPS

1080x2160

13
MP

8mp

4GB
RAM

64bit Octa

5000
mAh

(Non removable)

vs
Asus ROG Phone 5s Pro
6.78"
AMOLED

1080x2448

64
MP

24mp

18GB
RAM

64bit Octa

6000
mAh

(Non removable)

What's the better phone? Asus ROG Phone 5s Pro

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 64GB/4GB)6 Advantages Asus Zenfone Max Pro M1 (ZB601KL 64GB/4GB)vsROG Phone 5s Pro26 Advantages Asus ROG Phone 5s Pro
+Until 1TB microSD, microSDXCAdvantage
More external storage for files using memory cards
vsNot supported
+180 grams (6.3 ounces)33%
Lighter
vs239 grams (8.37 ounces)
+8.45 millimeters (0.33 inches)17%
Thinner
vs9.9 millimeters (0.39 inches)
+402 PPI2%
Crisper display of text, images and videos because it has more pixels per inch (ppi)
vs395 PPI
+LED flash on both camerasAdvantage
The LED flash on both cameras helps in dark places or in low light
vsDual-LED flash
+FMAdvantage
The radio lets you listen to your songs and sports in general
vsNot supported
1.8GHz 64bit Octa-Corevs+3GHz 64bit Octa-Core53%
More powerful processor, you can open your applications faster
4GB LPDDR4Xvs+18GB LPDDR54 times
More RAM memory. Typically more responsive and better for multitasking.
64GB (51GB available)vs+512GB (475GB available)8 times
More internal storage for applications and files
eMMC 5.1vs+UFS 3.1Advantage
Fastest write and read storage.
TFT IPS LCDvs+AMOLEDAdvantage
AMOLED display is brighter and more vivid
Not supportedvs+HDR10+Advantage
The HDR10+ display provides vibrant colors and more details
60Hzvs+144Hz140%
The display reproduces more frames per second because the frequency (Hertz) is higher, improves fluidity and tires your eyes less.
16 millionvs+1 billion62 times
More colors on the screen is better quality images and videos
1080x2160 pixelsvs+1080x2448 pixels13%
Higher resolution screen
6"vs+6.78"13%
Larger screen
(dual camera) 13MP + 5MPvs+(triple camera) 64MP + 13MP + 5MP4 times
Higher resolution main camera
Not supportedvs+BSI sensorAdvantage
The BSI sensor allows the entry of more light generating photos with more detail and brightness
f/2.2 (aperture)vs+f/1.8 (aperture)22%
Diaphragm opening (Aperture) of the camera which has the smallest F number takes photos with better light exposure.
(front) 8MPvs+(front) 24MP198%
Higher resolution secondary camera to take pictures and selfies
4K UHD (3840x2160)vs+8K UHD (7680x4320)3 times
More image quality for recording videos with the primary camera
(front) Full HD (1920x1080)vs+(front) 4K UHD (3840x2160)3 times
More image quality for recording videos with the secondary camera
Android 9.0 Pievs+Android 11Advantage
Android 11 is newer and safer
4G LTEvs+5G SA/NSAAdvantage
The 5G SA/NSA network is newer and faster
(4G LTE) 150 Mbpsvs+(5G SA/NSA) 2000 Mbps12 times
Faster for surfing the internet and download files
5000 mAhvs+6000 mAh20%
Battery - higher amperage (mAh) allows more device usage time, but it also depends on the hardware and use
10Wvs+65W6 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/ax wifi6/6E (2.4Ghz, 5Ghz, 6Ghz) + MIMOAdvantage
WiFi 802.11 a/b/g/n/ac/ax wifi6/6E (2.4Ghz, 5Ghz, 6Ghz) + MIMO is newer and faster
5.0 + A2DP/LEvs+5.2 + A2DP/LEAdvantage
Bluetooth 5.2 + A2DP/LE is newer and faster
MicroUSB 2.0, USB OTG On-The-Govs+USB 3.1 Type-C, USB OTG On-The-GoAdvantage
Newer and faster USB version for transferring photos, mp3 or data.
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.
Not supportedvs+Gorilla Glass VictusAdvantage
Protection against scratches on the screen lets you carry your phone with your keys

24 Common items in both devices
Aluminum body, glass front / Aluminum frame, glass front/back
Only digital zoom
PDAF: phase detection autofocus
EIS: Digital stabilization
HDR photo on both cameras / HDR photo/video on both cameras
Capacitive
Multitouch
+17 specs and more in the table below

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📱 Model features

Asus Zenfone Max Pro M1 (ZB601KL 64GB/4GB)Asus ROG Phone 5s Pro
ModelZenfone Max Pro M1 (ZB601KL 64GB/4GB)ROG Phone 5s Pro
Other model namesASUS Zenfone Max Pro (M1) ZB601KL (4GB RAM), ASUS_X00TDAsus ROG Phone 5s Pro ZS676KS
Country or region availableIndia
India
(Global, International)
(Global, International)
BrandAsusAsus
Release date5/3/20188/24/2021, Announced: 8/16/2021
Depth8.45 millimeters (0.33 inches)9.9 millimeters (0.39 inches)
Size (width x height)76 x 159 millimeters (2.99 x 6.26 in)77 x 173 millimeters (3.03 x 6.81 in)
Weight180 grams (6.3 ounces)239 grams (8.37 ounces)
Build, materialsAluminum body, glass frontAluminum frame, glass front/back
Protection against water and othersNot supportedNot supported

🤖 Operating System

Asus Zenfone Max Pro M1 (ZB601KL 64GB/4GB)Asus ROG Phone 5s Pro
System versionAndroid 8.1 OreoAndroid 11
Firmware updateAndroid 9.0 Piefeature not registered
User Interfacefeature not registeredfeature not registered

⚙️ Processor

Asus Zenfone Max Pro M1 (ZB601KL 64GB/4GB)Asus ROG Phone 5s Pro
Chipset64bit - Qualcomm Snapdragon 636 SDM636 (14nm)64bit - Qualcomm Snapdragon 888+ (SM8350-AC) (5nm)
CPUOcta-Core, 2 processors:
1.8GHz Quad-Core Kryo 260 Gold
1.6GHz Quad-Core Kryo 260 Silver
Octa-Core, 3 processors:
3GHz Single-Core Kryo 680
2.42GHz Triple-Core Kryo 680
1.8GHz Quad-Core Kryo 680
GPU graphical controllerQualcomm Adreno 509Qualcomm Adreno 660 (840MHz)
Performance (benchmark)feature not registeredAnTuTu: 743021 (v8), 844901 (v9)
Geekbench: 3672 (v5.1)
GFXBench: 58fps (ES 3.1 onscreen)

💽 Memory and storage

Asus Zenfone Max Pro M1 (ZB601KL 64GB/4GB)Asus ROG Phone 5s Pro
RAM memory4GB LPDDR4X18GB LPDDR5
Internal storage64GB (51GB available)
eMMC 5.1
512GB (475GB available)
UFS 3.1
External storageUntil 1TB microSD, microSDXC
(dedicated slot)
Not supported

📲 Display

Asus Zenfone Max Pro M1 (ZB601KL 64GB/4GB)Asus ROG Phone 5s Pro
Display typeTFT IPS LCDAMOLED
Screen size6" inches6.78" inches
Screen-to-body ratio~76.9% (screen-to-body ratio)~82.2% (screen-to-body ratio)
Display resolution1080x2160 pixels (18:9)1080x2448 pixels
TouchscreenCapacitive Multitouch 10-pointsCapacitive Multitouch 10-points
Pixel density (dot pitch)402 PPI395 PPI
Colors16 million1 billion
Scratch-resistant glassNot supportedGorilla Glass Victus
Display features60Hz, 450nits[typ]144Hz, 800nits[typ], 1200nits[peak]
HDR10+

📶 Mobile networks

Asus Zenfone Max Pro M1 (ZB601KL 64GB/4GB)Asus ROG Phone 5s Pro
Dual-SIMDual-SIM Standby - Call active on one sim card
(dedicated slot)
Dual-SIM Standby - Call active on one sim card
SIM card2 slots (Dual-SIM)
nano-SIM (4FF)
2 slots (Dual-SIM)
nano-SIM (4FF)
Maximum download/upload150/50 Mbps2000/1024 Mbps
Network technology2G, 3G, 4G2G, 3G, 4G, 5G
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 800/850/900/1700/1900/2100
Primary 4G networkLTE Cat (Bands 1,3,5,7,8,20)
TD-LTE (Bands 40)
VoLTE
LTE Cat20 (1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 7, 8, 12, 13, 17, 18, 19, 20, 25, 26, 28, 29, 30, 32, 66, 71)
TD-LTE (34, 38, 39, 40, 41, 42, 48)
VoLTE
Primary 5G networkNot supportedSA/NSA (1, 2, 3, 5, 7, 8, 12, 20, 25, 28, 38, 40, 41, 66, 71, 77, 78, 79)
Primary data networkGPRS, EDGE, UMTS, HSDPA, HSUPA, HSPA+, TD-LTE, LTEGPRS, EDGE, UMTS, HSDPA, HSUPA, HSPA+, TD-LTE, LTE, LTE-A, 5G SA/NSA
Secondary 2G networkGSM 850/900/1800/1900GSM 850/900/1800/1900
Secondary 3G networkNot supportedUMTS 800/850/900/1700/1900/2100
Secondary 4G networkNot supportedLTE Cat20 (1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 7, 8, 12, 13, 17, 18, 19, 20, 25, 26, 28, 29, 30, 32, 66, 71)
TD-LTE (34, 38, 39, 40, 41, 42, 48)
VoLTE
Secondary data networkGPRS, EDGEGPRS, EDGE, UMTS, HSDPA, HSUPA, HSPA+, TD-LTE, LTE, LTE-A

📷 Camera

Asus Zenfone Max Pro M1 (ZB601KL 64GB/4GB)Asus ROG Phone 5s Pro
Back camera (main camera)(dual camera)
13 megapixels
5MP depthf/2.41.12μm
(triple camera)
64 megapixels
13MP ultrawidef/2.411mm125°
5MP macrof/2.0
Main camera resolution4128x3096 pixels10120x6328 pixels
Video recording (primary)4K UHD (3840x2160) 30 fps8K UHD (7680x4320) 30 fps
FlashLED flash on both camerasDual-LED flash
Focal aperturef/2.2 (aperture)f/1.8 (aperture)
Focal length25mm lens26mm lens
Sensor sizefeature not registered1/1.73" inches
Pixel size1.12µm pixel0.8µm 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 supportedSupported
HDRHDR photo on both camerasHDR photo/video on both cameras
Camera extrasfeature not registeredfeature not registered

📸 Front camera

Asus Zenfone Max Pro M1 (ZB601KL 64GB/4GB)Asus ROG Phone 5s Pro
Front camera (secondary)8 megapixels24 megapixels
Front camera resolution3264x2448 pixels5632x4224 pixels
Video recording (secondary)Full HD (1920x1080)4K UHD (3840x2160)
Front flashLEDNot supported
Focal aperturef/2.2 (aperture)f/2.5 (aperture)
Focal length26mm lens27mm lens
Sensor sizefeature not registeredfeature not registered
Pixel size1µm pixel0.9µm pixel

🔉 Sound and multimedia

Asus Zenfone Max Pro M1 (ZB601KL 64GB/4GB)Asus ROG Phone 5s Pro
LoudspeakerSupportedSupported
Active noise cancellation2 microphones or more2 microphones or more
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

🔌 Connectivity

Asus Zenfone Max Pro M1 (ZB601KL 64GB/4GB)Asus ROG Phone 5s Pro
USBMicroUSB 2.0, USB OTG On-The-GoUSB 3.1 Type-C, USB OTG On-The-Go
Audio output3.5mm jack3.5mm jack
TV outputNot supportedUSB Type-C (reversible)
Bluetooth5.0 + A2DP/LE5.2 + A2DP/LE
WiFi802.11 b/g/n (2.4Ghz)
WiFi Direct, hotspot
802.11 a/b/g/n/ac/ax wifi6/6E (2.4Ghz, 5Ghz, 6Ghz) + MIMO
WiFi Direct, hotspot
DLNANot supportedNot supported
GPSA-GPS, GeoTagging, GLONASS, BeiDouA-GPS, GeoTagging, GLONASS, GALILEO, BeiDou, QZSS, NavIC
NFCSupportedSupported
Infrared portNot supportedNot supported

🧭 Sensors

Asus Zenfone Max Pro M1 (ZB601KL 64GB/4GB)Asus ROG Phone 5s Pro
SensorsAccelerometer
Ambient Light sensor
Compass
Face unlock
Fingerprint sensor (rear-mounted)
Gyroscope
Proximity sensor
Accelerometer
Ambient Light sensor
Compass
Face unlock
Fingerprint sensor (under display)
Gyroscope
Proximity sensor
Vibrating alertSupportedSupported

🔋 Battery

Asus Zenfone Max Pro M1 (ZB601KL 64GB/4GB)Asus ROG Phone 5s Pro
Battery typeLiPo: Li-Ion polymer (Non removable)LiPo: Li-Ion polymer (Non removable)
Battery capacity5000 mAh6000 mAh
Charger, watts10W (5V/2A) Standard charging65W Fast battery charging
10W Reverse charging USB between devices
Quick Charge 5
USB Power Delivery 3.0
Talk time autonomy42 hours (1.8 days)feature not registered
Standby840 hours (35 days)feature not registered

➕ Other features

Asus Zenfone Max Pro M1 (ZB601KL 64GB/4GB)Asus ROG Phone 5s Pro
Call controlVoice dialing, Voice recorderVoice dialing, Voice recorder, Voice commands
MessagingSMS (T9), MMS, E-mail, Push mailSMS (T9), MMS, E-mail, Push mail
Hands-free callingSupportedSupported
Video callingSupportedSupported
RingtonesPolyphonic and customizedPolyphonic and customized
Web browserHTML, XHTML, HTML5HTML, XHTML, HTML5
AntennaInternal antennaInternal antenna
Qwerty physical keyboardNot supportedNot supported
Miscellaneous- Colors: Meteor silver, Deepsea black
- 2.5D curved glass display
- NXP amplifier
- Colors: Phantom Black
- ROG UI
- Stereo dual-speakers
- Sony IMX686 sensor on back camera
- Dirac HD sound
- 24-bit/192kHz audio
- AirTrigger 5: physical gaming triggers
- Aero case
- AeroActive Cooler 5
- LED display on the back with notifications and animations

☢️ Radiation rate

Asus Zenfone Max Pro M1 (ZB601KL 64GB/4GB)Asus ROG Phone 5s Pro
SAR 1.6W/kg (USA, Mexico, etc.)feature not registeredfeature not registered
SAR 2W/kg (Europe, UK, etc.)feature not registeredfeature not registered
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