Editors Liked

  • – Runs Android One, fairly decent rear camera for price category, triple card slot (2 SIM + microSD card), good battery life
  • Good design aesthetic, Relatively cool operation, Vibrant display with Corning Gorilla Glass 6, Fairly accurate GPS, Good rear camera performance, Widevine CDM L1 support, Responsive fingerprint sensor and face unlock, Stock Android experience, Good batt
  • Good build quality, Cool operation, Power-efficient SoC, Fairly accurate GPS, Good camera performance in low-light (for the price), Widevine CDM L1 support, Responsive fingerprint sensor and face unlock, Loud speaker output, Stock Android experience, Exc
  • Good battery life, Decent rear cameras, Dedicated microSD card slot

Editors Didn't Like

  • – Lags on occasion, middling performance, poor camera performance under low light, We say The Asus Zenfone Max M2 is worth a look if you are on a tight budget and are looking for an Android One phone with a large display and battery. Spring out for a bit
  • Underclocked Snapdragon 660 SoC, Throttling under load, Touch registration not always accurate, Rear camera low-light photos need fine-tuning, Front camera needs improvement, Higher battery drain under certain scenarios, No fast charging
  • Metal body feels bland, HD+ display with not-so-vibrant colors, No protective glass for the display, Auto-brightness adjustment needs bug fixing, Rear camera HDR and depth sensing needs fine-tuning, Poor front camera, Slow write speeds, No fast charging
  • A few software-based bugs, Excessive beautification by selfie camera, Performance not up to the mark, Photos by Raj Rout, Competitors for Asus Zenfone Max M2, Asus Zenfone Max M2 vs Xiaomi Redmi 6 Pro, Asus Zenfone Max M2 vs Asus Zenfone Max Pro M1, Asus