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ASUS ZenFone Max Pro M2 does not support 5GHz WiFi

ASUS ZenFone Max Pro M2 5GHz WiFI

ASUS’ new mid-range contender, the ZenFone Max Pro M2 is launching sometime next week and you can order it in Malaysia as early as 12.12. While it has better performance with a more powerful Snapdragon 660 processor, it looks like it has a slight compromise when it comes to WiFi connectivity.

This might be a deal breaker for those who require faster wireless transfers especially if you own a dual-band WiFi router at home. 

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You can buy the ASUS ZenFone Max Pro M2 in Malaysia on 12.12

ASUS ZenFone Max Pro M2 Malaysia

The ASUS ZenFone Max Pro M2 is launching next Tuesday, and this could be one of the fastest product rollouts yet from the Taiwanese smartphone maker. This new model will succeed the current ZenFone Max Pro M1 which is seen as the strongest contender to Xiaomi’s Redmi series. 

If you’re interested to buy the ZenFone Max Pro M2 in Malaysia, it looks like you’ll have to mark your calendars for next Wednesday, 12 December. 

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Gigabyte, Asus and Nvidia post losses as bitcoin prices continue to plummet

A machine that accepts cash for bitcoins at the Amsterdam airport

Top graphics card and motherboard manufacturers were betting big on the demand for cryptocurrency-specific hardware amid the rising price of bitcoin last year. But it looks like the massive gamble didn’t pay off as Gigabyte, Asus and Nvidia posted significant loses in the their latest financial reporting thanks to plummeting bitcoin prices.

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Own the complete ASUS ROG Phone set at a special price on 11.11

ASUS ROG Phone Malaysia

The ASUS ROG Phone is an insane gaming smartphone that comes with heaps of gaming possibilities. Out of the box, the standard ROG Phone comes with an aeroactive cooler. If you prefer to get the complete set which includes the twinview dock, mobile desktop dock and GAMEVICE controller, ASUS is offering a special bundle where you can save almost a thousand ringgit. 

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The Asus Zenfone 6 apparently comes with a weird notch

Asus Zenfone 6

As smartphone displays get bigger, the notch is often needed to house the earpiece speaker and front facing cameras. Unfortunately, not everybody likes it. After the release of the iPhone X, almost every single Android smartphone maker has adopted the notch including ASUS with its ZenFone 5.

Fortunately, we are seeing more manufacturers trying to shrink the notch or have it removed altogether with a sliding mechanism. With 2019 just around the corner, it appears that ASUS is working on a different solution to tackle the notch issue and it looks pretty weird.

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