Asus Zenfone Max Pro M1 gets unofficial Android P Beta 3 Port

The Asus Zenfone Max Pro M1 was one of biggest investments of Asus on the Indian territory. The budget-friendly smartphone came with the hard mission of dethroning Xiaomi’s empire with its line of Redmi handsets.

The Max Pro M1 features the awesome Kyro-powered Snapdragon 636 chipset, a 5.99-inch display with 2160×1080 pixels of resolution and an 18:9 aspect ratio. The handset joins the league of dual-camera smartphones with a pair of vertically-aligned cameras on the rear, also it succeeds where Xiaomi fails, by offering three slots for the simultaneous use of Dual SIM and MicroSD cards.

The handset features the Android 8.1 with Project Treble. The combination of specs makes this handset a very tough competitor for the Xiaomi Redmi Note 5 Pro. Now, the handset is about to exceed on a new aspect, the software support from the custom ROM community.

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If you’re a fan of Android adventures and want to sail on unexplored waters with your Zenfone Max Pro M1, the handset just received an unofficial port of Android P Developer Preview 3. Worth noting that this build has some bugs due to its beta/alpha nature, so only install it if you’re familiarized with the process of installing and reinstalling ROMs. If you’re interested in trying Android P, just check the list of hardware working on the handset:

  • RIL
  • Dual 4G
  • Audio
  • Wi-Fi
  • Hotspot
  • VoLTE
  • All other basic functions

Android P is probably one of the biggest updates for Android since the 7.1.2 version, it redefines the System UI with the Material Design 2.0 while also bring some nice improvements for the user experience. For more details about this unofficial port, just check the official thread linked below on the source.

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