Ever since Asus launched the Zenfone series, it has become a strong contender in the mid-range phones as well as the low range budget phones. Asus has been offering mind blowing specifications at a relatively lower cost. What’s more amazing is the fact that Asus, with every new offering, raises the bar in the mid-budget segment of the market.
But the mid-range market is flooded with so many amazing phones from Motorola, Xiaomi, Lenovo, Oppo and much more. So, what’s the latest offering from Asus to tackle the phones from all these giants?
Asus has very recently launched the new Zenfone Max with Snapdragon 615 Octacore processor, which we will be exploring in this article. We will go through the specifications and let you know about the new and brilliant features that this phone showcases without letting the price go high.
Features & Specifications of Asus Zenfone Max
- Like the majority of phones these days, Zenfone Max has a 5.5 inch 720p HD screen which also offers multitouch.
- The phone runs the user-friendly and feature rich Zen UI. But well, anyone who is a fan of the stock look can go ahead and download the Google Now Launcher.
- It runs on the latest Android v6.0.1 (Marshmallow), and as history suggests, you can expect Asus to keep sending you regular bug fixes through OTA as well the big software updates.
- The phone has a Qualcomm Snapdragon 615 chipset which has become a standard for the mid range phones, and you can expect it to work very well with an octa-core CPU (Quad-core 1.5 GHz Cortex A-53 & Quad-core 1 GHz Cortex A-53).
- The phone has an Adreno 405 GPU, which again has become a standard GPU for the mid range phones, and you can run a lot of heavy games on this phone.
- It comes with a 32 GB internal which can be expanded up to 64 GB with a microSD slot. Also depending on the model available in your location, you will get either a 2GB or a 3GB RAM.
- Up next, it has a 13-megapixel rear camera with dual LED flash and HD video recording. It also has a 5-megapixel front facing camera which is above par in the mid-range segment.
- In the connectivity category, the phone has the usual features. WiFi, Bluetooth v4.0, GPS and FM Radio. This phone has a microUSB port and supports OTG pen drives.
- Undoubtedly, the unique selling point of this phone is its battery. It comes with a humongous 5000 mAh Li-Po battery which promises 914h of standby time and up to 38 hours of talk time.
Now talking about the price it is available exclusively on Flipkart.
2GB + 32GB Variant: Rs.9999
3GB + 32GB Variant: Rs.12,999
Quite clearly, this phone will stand out from the huge mid-budget crowd owing to its amazing large battery. The other features are the essential mid-budget features, and another factor in favour of Asus will be its good history in sending out updates to its devices.
So, Asus has already created a mark in the mid-budget segment with this all new upgraded Asus Zenfone Max, and you should consider the phone if you are looking for a mid-range phablet.