Asus Zenfone Max gets upgraded with Snapdragon 615 SoC

Asus Zenfone Max gets upgraded with Snapdragon 615 SoC

Asus today announced the launch of its new Zenfone Max in India. The new smartphone model comes with an all-new, 64-bit Qualcomm Snapdragon 615 chipset.

The new Asus Zenfone Max has the same 5,000mAh battery that was debuted on the original Zenfone Max back in January. The massive battery pack delivers not just days of backup on a single charge but also comes with a capability to let you charge other gadgets — just like a power bank. The Taiwanese manufacturer has provided a USB OTG cable to enable the reverse charging feature.

New Asus Zenfone Max

New Asus Zenfone Max packs a 5,000mAh battery

Similar to its predecessor, the new Zenfone Max features a 5.5-inch IPS display with 1280 x 720 pixels (HD) resolution and Asus TruVivid technology. There are 2GB and 3GB RAM options with up to 32GB internal storage. Additionally, the Snapdragon 615 system-on-chip (SoC) enables 4G LTE support.

The new Zenfone Max runs on Android 6.0 Marshmallow operating system out of the box, with ZenUI on top. The new platform brings five battery modes and two smart switches to let you configure your own battery optimisation setting.

Asus has provided a 13-megapixel, f/2.0 aperture rear camera sensor with Asus PixelMaster 2.0 technology and dual-LED flash as well as laser autofocus technology. A 5-megapixel camera sensor is available on the front with 85-degree wide viewing angle lens.

The smartphone has Wi-Fi, Bluetooth, A-GPS and a microUSB port and comes with dual-SIM support. Besides, it weighs 202 grams.

New Asus Zenfone Max specifications:

  • 5.5-inch HD IPS display
  • Android 6.0 Marshmallow OS
  • Octa-core Qualcomm Snapdragon 615 processor
  • Up to 3GB of RAM, 32GB expandable storage
  • 13MP rear camera, 5MP front camera
  • Wi-Fi 802.11 b/g/n, Bluetooth 4.0, A-GPS, MicroUSB port
  • Dual-SIM with 4G LTE support
  • 5,000mAh battery

“Zenfone Max has been one of our star products,” says Peter Chang, country manager for Asus India, in a statement. “The enhanced version of the Zenfone Max with a brand new processor, increased memory and more personalization options helps us stay true to our ethos and offer an extremely cost-effective high-end luxury product.”

The new Zenfone Max with 2GB of RAM will come with a price tag of Rs. 9,999, while its 3GB RAM variant will go on sale for Rs. 12,999. Both the variants will be available for purchase through Amazon, Snapdeal and Flipkart.

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