Asus has released a new over the air (OTA) update for its ZenfoneMax Pro M1. The update adds Android’s January 2019 security update and some stability fixes. The company has announced that they will be rolling out the update gradually to all users over the next few weeks.
The new OTA update comes with a version number OPM1.WW_Phone-15.2016.1811.338-20181206, which is built upon Google’s Android 8.1 Oreo. The company is expected to release the Android 9.0 Pie update for the device next month.
One of the biggest change this update brings is the addition of Android’s January 2019 security patch. The security patch fixes some system and kernel vulnerabilities that affect certain Qualcomm components. Additionally, it adds a few software stability fixes.
Asus Zenfone Max Pro M1 sports a 5.99-inch full HD+ IPS display with a resolution of 2160×1080 pixels and an aspect ratio of 18:9. It is powered by the Qualcomm Snapdragon 636 processor paired with an Adreno 509 GPU.
The device comes in three RAM configurations – 3GB/4GB/6GB with two internal storage options – 32GB/64GB. The storage is expandable up to 2TB via a microSD card. It runs Google’s Android 8.1 Oreo operating system in its stock avatar and is backed by a 5,000mAh non-removable battery with support for 10W fast charging.
The device features a dual camera setup on the back consisting of a 13-megapixel primary sensor paired with a 5MP secondary sensor. On the front, it sports an 8-megapixel sensor for taking selfies.