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Xiaomi Mi 6x or Mi A2 vs Asus Zenfone Max Pro M1

This is the tough competition between two mid range best smartphone.

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Xiaomi Mi 6x or Mi A2 was launched in China yesterday, looking at the specs and build quality Xiaomi’s midrange is definitely a budget smartphone killer. Every smartphone has some negatives so does Mi 6x, that is its battery life and lack of 3.5 mm headphone jack but here comes a smartphone to give it a tough competition that’s the new Asus Zenfone Max Pro M1. Let us compare them both and help you find the best budget smartphone.

Xiaomi Mi 6x or Mi A2 is equipped with the powerful Snapdragon 660 which is premium midrange chipset which is getting popular in 2018.

Xiaomi Mi 6X or Mi A2

Asus Zenfone Max Pro M1 is powered by Snapdragon 636 which is another premium midrange chip which is also present in Redmi Note 5 Pro. Snapdragon 636, if compared to Snapdragon 660, is almost same in performance in day to day usage but practically Snapdragon 660 is 10 to 15% more powerful than 636.

Heyy! For full in-depth comparison between Snapdragon 660 vs Snapdragon 636 Click Here

Both the smartphones have the rear dual camera setup but Mi 6x camera is better than Zenfone Max M1’s. Zenfone Max M1 has a great Display but lacs Protection from Corning Gorilla Glass, it too has a great battery life and sound, much better than Xiaomi Mi 6x or Mi A2.

Xiaomi Mi 6x or Mi A2 vs Asus Zenfone Max Pro M1

Let’s have an in-depth comparison of both the smartphones

SPECIFICATIONS THAT MATTER

Xiaomi Mi 6x or Mi A2 Asus Zenfone Max Pro M1
Display LTPS IPS LCD, 5.99 inches, 18:9, 403 ppi, 1080 x 2160 pixels, Corning Gorilla Glass 3 IPS LCD, 5.7 inches, 18:9, 424 ppi, 1080 x 2160 pixels
Camera Rear: Dual:12 MP (f/1.75, 1/2.9″, 1.25µm) + 20 MP (f/1.8, 1/2.8″, 1.0µm), phase detection autofocus, 2x optical zoom, LED flash.

Front: 20 MP (f/1.8, 1/2.8″, 1.0µm), 1080p, Auto-HDR

Video: 20 MP (f/1.8, 1/2.8″, 1.0µm), 1080p, Auto-HDR

Rear: Dual: 13 MP (f/2.2) + 5 MP, phase detection autofocus, LED flash
Dual: 16 MP + 5 MP, phase detection autofocus, LED flash – 6 GB RAM model only.Front8 MP (f/2.0, 25mm)Video: [email protected], [email protected]
Communication Wi-Fi 802.11 a/b/g/n/ac, dual-band, WiFi Direct, hotspot
Bluetooth 5.0, A2DP, LE
GPS Yes, with A-GPS, GLONASS, BDS
Infrared port Yes
FM radio
USB 2.0, Type-C 1.0 reversible connector
Wi-Fi 802.11 b/g/n, WiFi Direct, hotspot
Bluetooth 5.0, A2DP, LE
GPS Yes, with A-GPS, GLONASS, BDS
FM radio
USB 2.0, Micro USB
Battery  Li-Ion 3010 mAh battery Li-Po 5000 mAh battery
Processor Chipset Qualcomm SDM660 Snapdragon 660
CPU Octa-core (4×2.2 GHz Kryo 260 & 4×1.8 GHz Kryo 260)
GPU Adreno 512
Chipset Qualcomm SDM636 Snapdragon 636
CPU Octa-core 1.8 GHz Kryo 260
GPU Adreno 509
OS MIUI 9.5 in China

Android One in India

Android 8.1 (Oreo), Stock flavored Zen-UI
Networks Support Up to 4G Volte, Might support dual VoLte Support Up to 4G Volte, Dual Sim
Storage & Ram 128 GB, 6 GB RAM or 64 GB, 4/6 GB RAM 64 GB, 4/6 GB RAM or 32 GB, 3 GB RAM

Card slot microSD, up to 400 GB (dedicated slot)

Miscellaneous  Supports Normal Charging at 10w.

5 magnet speaker with NXP smart Amp and included in the box Max-Box accessories to boost sound.

Face unlock + Fingerprint Scanner

Price starts onward from RS16000 or $250

Supports QC 3.0 fast charging.

Advanced AI

Face unlock + Fingerprint Scanner

Price starts onward from RS 11000.

 

Camera Comparison

Mi 6x or Mi A2

Xiaomi Mi 6X or Mi A2

It has a Front 20 Mega-Pixel camera with IMX376 sensor, it supports soft light self-timer and AI beauty features. The rear main camera is 12 Mega-Pixel with the IMX486 sensor, 12 MP, f1.75 aperture, 1.25μm; the secondary camera at the back is 20 Mega-Pixel with an IMX376 sensor. The mobile phone can intelligently switch the main camera according to the detected light conditions improve picture quality with the help of AI. The camera can recognize and identify the backlight scene accurately and intelligently turn on the HDR technology. In addition, it provides such features as AI makeup beauty, AI portrait blur, etc.

Zenfone Max Pro M1

Xiaomi Mi 6x or Mi A2 vs Asus Zenfone Max Pro M1

It has a front 8 Mega-Pixel camera with flash. The rear dual camera is 13 Mega-Pixel powered by OmniVision sensor and a 5-megapixel depth-sensing camera for bokeh shots.

OS Comparison

Mi 6x or Mi A2

The Chinese version of Mi 6x comes with MIUI 9.5 “Android version 8.1 Oreo” which is a highly customized version of Android from Xiaomi. MIUI has lots of great features as well as AI features.

Indian Variant of Mi A2 will come with Android one program which will be bloatware free and promises future two big updates.

Zenfone Max Pro M1

Zenfone Max Pro M1 comes with stock android 8.1 with no bloatware but it doesn’t support Android one Program.

Asus has already told that they will give two major updates to this phone.

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Chipset Comparison

Mi 6x or Mi A2

Mi 6x or Mi A2 is powered by the Snapdragon 660 processor with Adreno 512 GPU by Qualcomm. This processor provides great balance in between power and performance. Snapdragon 660 is slightly more powerful than Snapdragon 636.

Snapdragon 636 vs 660

Mi 6x has scored around 136000 in Antutu Benchmark.

Zenfone Max Pro M1

Zenfone Max Pro M1 is powered by the Snapdragon 636 processor with Adreno 509 GPU by Qualcomm, this is the same processor which is equipped with the new Redmi Note 5 Pro. This processor shares lots of similarities between 660 but is less powerful in GPU than 660.

Zenfone Max Pro M1 has scored around 114000 in Antutu Benchmark.

Battery

Mi 6x or Mi A2

Mi 6x is equipped with 3100 MAh Li-ion battery and yes ut Supports Qualcomm Quick Charge 3.0.

Half an hour will give you 50% of battery.

Zenfone Max Pro M1

Zenfone Max Pro M1 is equipped with whooping 5000 MAh Li-ion battery and doesn’t support any fast charging technology.

It fully charges in 2.5hrs.

Display

Mi 6x or Mi A2

It features the latest 18:9 aspect ratio with 403 PPI LTPS IPS LCD display with a resolution of 1080 x 2160 pixels. For protection, it uses Corning Gorilla Glass 3.

Zenfone Max Pro M1

It features the latest 18:9 aspect ratio with 424 PPI IPS LCD display with a resolution of 1080 x 2160 pixels. It doesn’t use any screen protection technology.

Final Conclusion

Mi 6x or MI A2 is better than Asus Zenfone Max in Camera, Design, and features but Zenfone Max pro M1 is better in Battery, Display, and Sound.

If you ask me for my advice I will say, If you are a heavy user and play Games a lot and watch movies than you should go for Max pro M1 but If you want awesome pictures, Ai features, great Selfies and fast charging then Mi A2 is your smartphone of choice.

Note that Mi 6x doesn’t have 3.5mm headphone jack.

 

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