The Taiwanese handset maker, Asus has been successfully launched a lineup that comprises of a number of impressive budget segment smartphones. Asus also gambled and came out with a series of high end smartphones as well and they were received well all over. Today, the Zenfone lineup of handsets is considered to be one of the best value for money devices. The handset maker has now launched the 3rd generation of its Zenfone series and Zenfone 3 Max is one of the impressive launch under the series. Here is a brief overview of the device if you are looking to buy the handset.
Powerful battery: The Zenfone Max device has always been the one that came with the best battery backup in entire line and Zenfone 3 Max is no different. This handset has been equipped with a powerful 4100 mAh battery, which can easily last a whole day and more on normal usage. Moreover, this device can also be used as a powerbank to charge other device using an included cable.
Fingerprint Scanner: It is now standard to launch handsets that come with a fingerprint scanner for security. Asus Zenfone 3 Max is no different as it has been equipped with a rear mounted fingerprint scanner. This makes it secure as well as compatible with Google Pay as and when it comes to India.
2.5D curved glass display: The Max in the name of this handset also applies to the display size which is 5.2-inches. Asus has made it comfortable to handle the device with 2.5D layer of glass on the display. It has also been equipped with Oleophobic coating, which means it remains smudge-free most of the time.
Pixelmaster Camera: One of the most important criteria of anyone looking for smartphone happens to the camera. Asus has equipped Zenfone 3 Max with a standard 13mp camera, which performs exceptionally well owing to the Pixelmaster technology with enhanced photography modes and Laser Autofocus.
Lag during heavy gaming: One of the major issues that plagues this handset is that the GPU of the device is not potent enough to handle the heavy gaming. If you are into graphic-heavy and intense gaming, you might experience lags and frame drops.
|General Specifications||Launch Date||November 10, 2016|
|Model||Zenfone 3 Max|
|Color||Titanium Gray, Glacier Silver, Sand Gold|
Micro + Nano / MicroSD
|SIM Card||Micro + Nano|
|Operating System||Android v6.0 (Marshmallow)
Upgradable To V7.0 (Nougat)
|Custom UI||Zen UI|
|Phone Body||Case: Metal Back: Metal Side: Metal|
|Dimensions||149.5 x 73.7 x 8.5 mm|
|Processor & RAM||Processor||1.3 GHz Quad core 64 bit (Cortex A53)|
|Display||Size||5.2 inches (13.21 cm)|
|Screen||IPS LCD, 2.5D Curved Glass|
|Sensors||Light sensor, Proximity sensor, Accelerometer, Compass, Hall Sensor|
|Resolution||720 x 1280 pixels, HD|
|Pixel Density||282 ppi|
|Screen to Body Ratio||67.5 %|
|Other Input Features||Multi-touch|
|Rear Camera Sensor||CMOS image sensor|
|Rear Camera Aperture||f/2.2|
|Rear Camera Features||Geo tagging, High Dynamic Range mode (HDR)|
|Rear Auto Focus|
|Front Auto Focus|
1080p@30fps, Full HD
|Battery||Battery Capacity||4100 mAh|
|Battery Type||Li-Polymer, Non Removable|
|Talk Time 3G||20 hr|
|Music Play Time||87 hr|
Wi-Fi 802.11, b/g/n
|USB Port||microUSB 2.0, Mass storage device, USB charging|
|Entertainment & Multimedia||Ringtone||Music ringtones, Vibration|
|Storage||Internal Storage||32 GB|
Up to 32 GB
|Calling & Messaging||Phone Book||
|Additional Information||Items in the Box||Handset with built-in Battery, Charger, USB Cable, SIM Eject Tool, User Manual, Warranty Card|