The Asus Zenfone 3 Max 5.5 (ZC553KL) is now officially launched in India for the price of Rs 17,999. The smartphone is one among the extensive range of Asus Zenfones and is available at selected retail outlets and on all major online e-commerce portals. The Asus Zenfone 3 Max is available in colour choices of Titanium Gray, Glacier Silver, and Sand Gold.
The mid-range smartphone boasts a full-metal, aluminum-alloy body. The Asus Zenfone 3 Max 5.5 (ZC553KL) will take on popular handsets in the sub-Rs 20K range including the Lenovo Z2 Plus, Honor 8 Smart, and the LeEco Le Max 2.
Asus Zenfone 3 Max Specifications:
Display: The smartphone features a 5.5-inch display with a 2.5D contoured glass on top and offers full HD resolution at 1920 x 1080 pixels.
Processor and Software: Under the hood, it runs the Qualcomm Snapdragon 430 octa-core 64-bit processor coupled with Adreno 505 GPU and 3GB of RAM. On the software front, the Asus Zenfone 3 Max 5.5 runs Android 6.0 Marshmallow with ZenUI 3.0 layered atop.
Storage: There is 32GB of internal storage, which can be further taken up to 128GB via microSD card.
Cameras: The Asus Zenfone 3 Max 5.5 (ZC553KL) offers a 16-megapixel rear camera for the photography enthusiasts. The camera comes with f/2.0 aperture, five-prism lens, and offering features like laser autofocus, PDAF, Electronic Image Stabilization (EIS) and dual flash. It further offers shooting modes including super HDR, low light, panorama, and time lapse. However, for selfies, there is an 8-megapixel front camera with f/2.2 aperture, offering features such as HDR, low light, and beautification modes.
Battery: The major highlight of the smartphone is its battery of 4,100mAh and that comes with super saving mode and reverse charging support. Asus claims that the battery can survive up to 38 days of standby time on 4G, 17 hours of talk time on 3G, and up to 19 hours of web browsing on Wi-Fi.
Connectivity Features of Asus Zenfone 3 Max:
Connectivity options include dual-SIM support through a hybrid slot, 4G LTE support, Wi-Fi 802.11 b/g/n, Wi-Fi Direct, Bluetooth 4.1, and a rear fingerprint sensor which is claimed to unlock in 0.3 seconds.
Features of Asus Zenfone 3 Max:
- Reverse charging mode: The reverse charging feature allows one to use the smartphone as a powerbank to charge other devices.
- It further comes with support for USB OTG, allowing one to transfer content as well as to connect to USB peripherals without the need for a standalone system.
- Other features include ICEpower enhanced speaker and dual microphone with noise cancellation.