Nokia 6.1 Plus vs Asus Zenfone Max Pro M1: Who Wins The Competition?

HMD Global finally released Nokia X6 in the Global market after a looong wait. Nokia 6.1 Plus is priced at the Rs. 15,999 and Asus Zenfone Max Pro is priced at the Rs. 15,000 for a 6GB variant. So is this Nokia 6.1 Plus is worth the extra Rs. 1000 or not? Let’s find out!

Asus Zenfone Max Pro is the beast. A few weeks ago, the company launched a 6GB variant and getting a good response from the buyers. Nokia 6.1 Plus launch will affect the sale of Asus?

Design and Build: Max Pro vs 6.1 Plus

Asus Zenfone Max Pro is made of aluminum and plastic material and it doesn’t have gorilla glass protection at front. The design of this device feels stolen. The camera placement looks similar as well. Asus Zenfone Max Pro is well built though.

When we talk about Nokia first thing comes in mind is Build quality. Nokia is known for providing superior build. It has a glass back and looks premium. The camera placement looks new as well. It has gorilla glass 3 protection.

Winner – Nokia 6.1 Plus

Performance: Max Pro vs 6.1 Plus

Asus Zenfone Max Pro M1 has the Snapdragon 636 processor coupled with 6GB RAM and Adreno 509 GPU, the device is incredibly fast in this range.

Nokia 6.1 Plus has the same specifications except the RAM. It has 4GB of RAM.

Winner – Asus Zenfone Max Pro

Display: Max Pro vs 6.1 Plus

Nokia 6.1 Plus has a 5.8-inch full HD+ (2280×1080 pixels) Notch Display with 19:9 aspect ratio and Corning Gorilla Glass 3 protection.

Although, Asus Max Pro has 5.99-inch (1080 x 2160 pixels) 18:9 aspect ratio.

Nokia 6.1 has better display considering a resolution, aspect ratio, and notch display.

Winner – Nokia 6.1 Plus

Camera: Max Pro vs 6.1 Plus

Nokia 6.1 Plus sporting 16MP sensor with f/2.0 aperture, the additional 5MP camera aims to shoot better portrait shots with f/2.4 aperture and 1.12-micron pixel size. Talking about selfie camera it’s 16MP sensor with f/2.0 aperture. Nokia’s camera has some additional features like, you can shoot with both cameras simultaneously.  It can shoot 4k videos without EIS and 1080p 30fps with EIS enable. same applies for Asus.

Asus Zenfone Max Pro sporting 16 MP, f/2.0, with 5MP f/2.4 aperture. and 16MP front camera with f/2.2 aperture.

Winner: Tie (Nokia has some advantage here)

Battery: Max Pro vs 6.1 Plus

Asus is a power source, It has 5000 mAh massive battery which can easily last longer for the 2 days with moderate usage.

While Nokia is packed with 3060 mAh battery. Which is very less comparing competitors. Even Xiaomi Redmi Note 5 Pro has 4000 mAh battery.

Winner – Asus Zenfone Max Pro

Software: Max Pro vs 6.1 Plus

Both the device is powered by Android One, That means Google will be responsible for proving faster updates. Both the company is promising at least 2 years of Software updates. But If you know, Nokia is also a part of Android beta. That means Nokia will receive updates faster comparing to the Max Pro.

Winner – Nokia 6.1 Plus

If you are not a heavy gamer and you don’t mind 1-day battery life than Nokia 6.1 Plus is a great choice. But if you’re gonna play heavy games like PUBG or Asphalt 9 then Asus Zenfone Max Pro should be your pick. Otherwise Nokia 6.1 Plus is worth the extra Rs. 1000

Let me know your choice in comments below.