ASUS Zenfone Max M2 and Max Pro M2 are getting update with bug fixes

ASUS has started the rollout of a new software update for ZenFone Max M2 and ZenFone Max Pro M2, the two recent Taiwanese smartphones announced at the beginning of December and equipped with a Qualcomm Snapdragon 632 and 660 SoC respectively.

Thanks to this new update, which is rolling out currently via OTA on compatible devices, ASUS has introduced several innovations regarding the security of the Android operating system (security patch of December 2018) and improvements to the Camera section. The two new updates have respective builds v15.2016.1812.145 for ZenFone Max M2 and v15.2016.1812.179 for the ZenFone Max Pro M2.

This latest update is more focused on improving the camera experience. Patch the Zenfone Max Pro M2 several improvements to the camera interface and also increase noise reduction from FM Radio. Whereas the regular M2 version receives EIS support for the front camera, Also, this update brings an accuracy increase in the embedded fingerprint sensor. ASUS also said that this update as a whole brought changes to camera performance. And of course, the December security patch on the security front. This update is being distributed via OTA in phases, so It may take some time to reach all the users.

The official changelog:

ASUS ZenFone Max M2

  • December 2018�Security patch
  • Improved fingerprint registration
  • Optimized camera performance
  • Enabled electronic image stabilization (EIS) in the front camera

ASUS ZenFone Max Pro M2

  • December 2018�Security patch
  • Optimized camera performance
  • UI firmware updated
  • Improved translations
  • Improved noise reduction on the FM radio

As announced by ASUS in the launch, both devices should receive the latest Android 9.0 Pie update before the end�of January 2019.


Snapdragon 632 processor powers the Zenfone Max M2. The back of the device is made of metal; The device has 3 GB of RAM and 32 GB of flash memory. The Asus ZenFone Max M2 comes�equipped with a 13-megapixel (f/1.8, 1.12-micron) primary sensor and a 2-megapixel secondary camera on the rear and an 8-megapixel front camera whereas the Zenfone Max Pro M2 is powered by highly productive Snapdragon 660 SoC, 4 GB of RAM, and 64 GB of flash memory. The screen has the same size as the Max M2 model, but the resolution is higher at 2280 x 1080 pixels. The rear camera setup comes with 12 and 5 megapixels sensor, while the front features a 13-MP selfie shooter.

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