Asus today finally launched the anticipated Zenfone Max in India with a price tag of Rs. 9,999. The Asus Zenfone Max is the company’s first smartphone with a 5,000mAh battery.
Pre-bookings for the Zenfone Max will begin starting today on Amazon India and Flipkart. The smartphone will also be available for purchase through Asus Exclusive Stores and offline retailers across the country later this month. “Timed perfectly with the new year, ZenFone Max takes our vision of providing luxury at an affordable price further,” says Peter Chang, Regional Head — South Asia and Country Manager for Asus India, in a press statement.
“It combines a powerful battery with an innovative camera making it the perfect utility product for users who demand performance at all times. We are sure the phone will be appreciated by our patrons and take us a step closer to repeating the success we saw last year.”
The USP of the new Zenfone model is its massive, 5,000mAh battery pack that is claimed to deliver over 37 hours of 3G talk time or over 32 hours of Wi-Fi web browsing web fully charged. In addition, the smartphone can also be used as a power bank to let you charge any of your existing mobile devices.
The Zenfone Max has a 5.5-inch display with 1280 x 720 pixels (HD) resolution and a Corning Gorilla Glass 4 protection. Under the hood, there is a 64-bit Qualcomm Snapdragon 410 chipset along with a 1GHz quad-core CPU and Adreno 306 GPU. The smartphone has 2GB of RAM, 16GB internal storage and a microSD card slot for expansion up to 64GB.
Asus has provided Android 5.0 Lollipop operating system on the Zenfone Max with its ZenUI on top. The smartphone has a 13-megapixel rear camera sensor with an F2.0 lens and a 5-megapixel front camera sensor. Also, there is laser autofocus technology that already available on the Zenfone 2 Laser.
Asus Zenfone Max specifications:
- 5.5-inch HD display
- Android 5.0 Lollipop OS with ZenUI
- 1GHz quad-core Qualcomm Snapdragon 410 processor
- 2GB of RAM, 16GB 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
The Zenfone Max comes in black and white color options and sports a 5.2mm thin, metal finish body. Besides, it offers high-speed data access on 4G networks in India.