Asus has launched the new long battery life smartphone Asus Zenfone Max ZC550KL in India priced at Rs. 9999. The smartphone can be pre-ordered from Flipkart and Amazon starting 12:00 pm tonight.
The smartphone will be available from 14th January for the buyers who pre-register for the device. Asus Zenfone Max will also be sold through Asus stores and will start sale from 14 Jan 2016.
The smartphone offers great battery life and is equipped with a 5000 mAH capacity battery. Notably it is one of the cheapest 5000 mAH battery smartphone you can buy in India.
There has been an increasing focus on the battery life as most of the smartphone manufacturers are coming up with smartphones with large battery. Recently Lenovo launched the Lenovo Vibe P1 with 4900 mAH battery priced at Rs. 15999 and Gionee launched the massive battery life smartphone M5 with 6000 mAH battery at Rs. 17999.
Asus Zenfone Max
Processor – Asus Zenfone Max runs on the Qualcomm Snapdragon 410 processor clocked at 1.0 Ghz and has Adreno 306 GPU. Processor is actually under-clocked on the smartphone to increase the battery life even further. Usually the SD 410 is clocked at 1.2 Ghz.
Screen Size – Asus Zenfone Max comes with 5.5 inch screen size and comes with HD resolution (1280*720) with a pixel density of 267 PPI. The display comes with Asus TrueVivid technology which enhances the colors and brightness for display.
RAM and Storage – Smartphone has 2 GB of Ram essential for multi-tasking and running the ZenUI based Android Lollipop 5.0.
Connectivity – Zenfone Max has 4G support along with 3G and 2G connectivity.
Smartphone has a thickness of 10.55 mm which is not too much considering the large battery it houses. It weighs 202 grams, which is on heavy side.
The highlight of the smartphone is the 5000 mAH battery capacity which you can use to watch 22.7 hours of vides, approximately 7-8 full movies without need for a charge. It offers 32 hours of 3G talktime and 38 days of standby.
The battery also is capable of doing reverse charging and can charge other smartphones like a power-bank.
The long battery life also help reduce the number of charging cycles and hence prolong the life of battery.
Asus Zenfone Max comes with a pixel master f/2.0 aperture sized 13 Mega pixel rear camera with Dual LED flash. The front camera also has a wide angle lens with 5 MP resolution. The smartphone comes with a fast focus camera, capable of taking pictures in 0.3 seconds, and also come with a low light mode to ensure better images in low light conditions.
Asus Zenfone Max comes with 16 GB of internal storage which is expandable to 64 GB using the micro-sd card.
The smartphone will be available in two colors Black and White.
Overall we find Asus Zenphone Max to be good value for money for the features it offers, if you are looking for a large battery capacity smartphone under Rs. 10,000, Asus Zenfone Max can be a good choice.
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