Asus has launched its latest “Zenfone Max” series smartphone which are famous for their long battery backup with Asus Zenfone 3s Max.
The phone was price wad unveiled on 7th February in India and it will be available via major e-commerce websites and offline as well.
The Asus Zenfone 3s Max is priced at Rs 14999. The phone comes with a high build quality, full metal body finish which looks premium for a mid-range mobile phone.
Asus has decided to put the fingerprint sensor on the front home button rather than putting it at the back, under the camera sensor like that on the Asus Zenfone 3 Max or the Redmi Note 4.
The fingerprint sensor can store upto 5 fingerprints and it can unlock the phone in just 0.5 seconds as claimed by the company.
The highlight feature of the phone is the 5000 mAh battery which company claims to provide “upto 34 days of 4G standby time, 28 hours talk-time on 3G and 25 hours of web browsing over WiFi on single charge”.
Though practically speaking it can work for 1.5 to 2 days. Also there is no fast charging support.
It comes with a 720p display with a 5.2 inch screen, the phone will provide better battery back up but a FHD display is desired in this price range.
Compared to the Asus Zenfone 3 Max it has 900 mAH more battery capacity.The phone is 8.8 mm thick which isn’t bad considering the huge battery size.
Another interesting feature of the phone is that it also supports reverse charging , so the phone can be used as a power bank as well.
Coming on the specifications of the phone, the Zenfone 3s Max sports a 5.2 inch 720p display with 2.5D glass on top
It has a 13 MP rear camera with dual led flash and a 8 megapixel front facing camera. The chipset powering Zenfone 3s Max is the octa-core 1.5 GHz Mediatek 6750 processor with 3GB of RAM and Mali T860 GPU.
It comes with 32 GB of internal storage which can be expanded upto 2 TB via microSD card. The phone is dual sim 4G LTE enabled which would be ideal for all those enjoying the free perks by the Reliance Jio.
The phone comes with Android Nougat 7.0 based Zen UI 3.0 which is a good update since most of the phone have not yet received the Android 7.0 update.
The phone comes in Black and Gold color options. The smartphone competes with the Xiaomi Redmi Note 4, Huawei Honor 6X Moto G4 Plus and Lenovo K6 power in the similar price range.
Written By – Sahil Aggarwal.
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