Zenfone Max Pro M1 to get EIS support and Android Pie update soon, confirms Asus

Asus has sold over 1 million Zenfone Max Pro M1 in India since its launch.

  • Published: October 8, 2018 10:50 AM IST
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Asus recently confirmed that it has sold over 1 million units of Zenfone Max Pro M1 in India. The company is also offering big discount on the smartphone during Flipkart’s Big Billion Days sale as rumors around the launch of Zenfone Max Pro M2 gain momentum. The smartphone has been a huge success for the company against dominant Redmi Note 5 Pro and now, the company has detailed major updates planned for the device.

Dinesh Sharma, Director, Mobile Business, Asus India confirmed that the company will soon enable Electronic Image Stabilization (EIS) feature on the Zenfone Max Pro M1. Speaking to a YouTuber, Sharma confirmed that the feature will be enabled with an upcoming software update. He also confirmed that the company has started testing Android 9 Pie update on the Zenfone Max Pro M1 and Zenfone 5Z and will release the update sometime soon.

With the Zenfone Max Pro M1, Asus is taking a different approach to its software update cycle. The company has been constantly pushing out new updates that bring major security patch and other enhancements to user interface and general bump in performance. Now, the company is planning a major software update but has not shared any timeline for its release.

Asus Zenfone Max Pro M1: EIS and Android Pie incoming

Asus has now confirmed that it will be enabling Electronic Image Stabilization feature on the Zenfone Max Pro M1. The announcement comes weeks after it was reported that the smartphone has a hidden EIS feature inside the camera application. The feature was spotted within the Snapdragon camera app, which offers a number of tweaks and access to deeper controls.

In order to enable EIS on your Zenfone Max Pro M1, open the camera application and head over to camera settings by tapping on the hamburger icon on the left side. Inside settings, look for redeye reductions option and tap on it for a few times. This will enable additional settings within the camera application. Now, switch to video and set the resolution to 1080p and now, you will see an option for Electronic Image Stabilization.

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However, it needs to be noted that not all users are able to enable this feature by following the above mentioned steps. Now that Asus has confirmed official roll out of the feature, you should be able to get EIS feature on the Zenfone Max Pro M1 soon. Asus has also announced that the base variant of Zenfone Max Pro M1 will be available for Rs 9,999 during the Big Billion Days sale. The 4GB RAM variant with 64GB storage will be priced at Rs 10,999, while the 6GB RAM variant will be available for Rs 12,999.

  • Published Date: October 8, 2018 10:50 AM IST