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Asus Zenfone Max Pro M2 vs Honor 8x Specs Comparison – Which Is The Best Phone Under Php14k?


One of the best mid-range devices out there right now is the Honor 8x due to its large storage that starts at 128GB. But with the arrival of the Zenfone Max Pro M2 with a massive 5000mAh and upgraded design, will it be enough to create a spot for itself?

Asus Zenfone Max Pro M2 and Honor 8x Differences

Asus Zenfone Max Pro M2 Advantages

  1. microSD support up to 512GB
  2. up to 2160p @ 30fps video recording
  3. Bluetooth 5.0
  4. 5000mAh

Honor 8x Advantages

  1. Kirin 710 (12nm)
  2. starts at 4GB/128GB
  3. 20MP + 2MP main camera setup
  4. 16MP wide selfie camera

Asus Zenfone Max Pro M2 and Honor 8x Similarities

  1. notch display
  2. IPS LCD panel
  3. FHD+ resolution
  4. metal and aluminum build (reflective finish)
  5. dedicated microSD slot
  6. dual main camera setup
  7. single selfie camera setup
  8. audio jack
  9. micro USB 2.0
  10. rear-mounted fingerprint scanner
  11. 10W charging

Which is a better buy between the Asus Zenfone Max Pro M2 and Honor 8x?


The design cues for both are the same across the board and despite the similarities in the notch size, the Zenfone Max Pro M2 goes for an edgier outline compared to the curvier style of the Honor 8x.

When it comes to performance, the Honor 8x slightly gets the advantage with its Kirin 710 based on the 12nm process, similar to the Honor 10 Lite. It also has that 128GB internal storage for the base model.

The comparison continues to favor the Honor midrange device with its reliable 20MP + 2MP main camera setup and a slightly larger 16MP selfie camera as opposed to the 13MP selfie shooter of the Zenfone midrange phone. Do take note that the Zenfone device is capable of recording up to 2160p resolution.

However, the gear shifts for the Zenfone Max Pro M2 with its 5000mAh battery. Both are charging at a 10W rate.

The Zenfone Max Pro M2 will retail for Php13,995 while the Honor 8x is already available for Php12,990.

In the end, the Honor 8x offers consumers an overall performer with its balanced specs while the Zenfone Max Pro M2 gets you that 5000mAh novelty which is insane for a midrange smartphone.

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SpecsAsus Zenfone Max Pro M2Honor 8x
Display6.3-inch IPS LCD, 1080 x 2340, 409ppi, 19.5:9 ratio, Corning Gorilla Glass 66.5-inch IPS LCD, 1080 x 2340, 396ppi, 19.5:9 ratio
Dimensions157.9 x 75.5 x 8.5 mm, 170g160.4 x 76.6 x 7.8 mm , 175 g
ChipsetQualcomm SDM660 Snapdragon 660 (14 nm)Hisilicon Kirin 710 (12 nm)
GPUAdreno 512Mali-G51 MP4
Memory4GB RAM/64GB internal storage + microSD slot128 GB, 6 GB RAM or 64 GB, 4 GB RAM + microSD, up to 400 GB (dedicated slot)
Main Camera13 MP, f/1.8, PDAF
5 MP, f/2.4, 1.12µm, depth sensor
20 MP, f/1,8, PDAF + 2 MP, depth sensor
Front Camera13 MP16 MP, f/2.0
ConnectivityWi-Fi 802.11 ac/a/b/g/n/, WiFi Direct, hotspot, BT 5.0, A2DP, LE, micro USB 2.0, headphone jackWi-Fi 802.11 a/b/g/n/ac, dual-band, WiFi Direct, hotspot, BT 4.2, A2DP, aptX, LE, microUSB 2.0, headphone jack
BatteryNon-removable Li-Ion 5000 mAh batteryNon-removable Li-Po 3750 mAh battery (10W charging)
OSAndroid 8.1 (Oreo) with Zen UIAndroid 8.1 (Oreo) with EMUI 8.2
Official PricePhp13,995Php12,990 – 4GB/128GB

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