The Taiwanese Smartphone company has officially launched the upgraded version of Asus Zenfone max in India. As per the reports, the design of the Smartphone is same, the smartphone will be available in two variants, the 2 GB RAM and the 3 GB RAM variant respectively.
Design and Display
The upgraded Zenfone Max features the same design as that of previously launched Zenfone Max. The three capacitive touch buttons are on the bottom of the display. The power and the volume buttons are on the right side of the device. The same circular camera is at the back of the device with LED flash. A loud speaker grill is at the bottom.
The Zenfone Max features a 5.5-inch TFT LED (720 * 1280 resolution) display that features Asus TriVivid Technology. the device also features Blue-light Filter Display technology to prevent stressing of eye even after a long use.
Hardware and Software
The Zenfone Max is powered by 1.5 GHz octa-core Qualcomm Snapdragon 615 processor. The device comes in two variants, one with 2 GB RAM and other with 3 GB RAM. The GPU in Zenfone max is Adreno 405.
The device now features in-built memory from 16 GB to 32 GB that can be expanded using a microSD card up to 64 GB.
Camera, Battery and other Features
Zenfone Max features a 13 mega-pixel rear camera that features f/2.0 aperture, Laser Auto-focus Technology and Pixel Master 2.0 for better picture quality. The front camera of the device is a 5 mega-pixel shooter.
Zenfone Max is backed with a 5,000 mAh non-removable battery which is rated to deliver up to 914.4 hours of standby time and up to 37.5 hours of 3G talk-time.
Other features of Zenfone Max includes Micro USB (with OTG), 4G LTE, Bluetooth v4.0, A-GPS. The dimensions of device is 156 * 77.5 * 10.55 mm and it weighs 202 grams.
Price and Competition
The Zenfone Max is priced Rs 9,999 for the 2 GB variant and Rs 12,999 for the 3 GB variant.
As per its price category, Zenfone Max is likely to compete with smartphones like Xiaomi Redmi Note 3, LeEco Le 1s Eco and the new Moto G4 Plus.