Asus has launched its latest mid-range smartphone in the Zenfone-series, named the Zenfone 3s Max (ZC521TL) in India. It is the successor of the ZenFone 3 Max (ZC520TL) which was launched back in November, last year. It comes with a 5.2-inch HD (720p) 2.5D curved glass display with 72% screen-to-body ratio, is powered by a MediaTek MT6750 (64-bit) Octa-Core processor paired with 3GB of RAM, has 32GB of expandable internal storage and runs on Android 7.0 (Nougat) with ZenUI 3.0 on top.
In terms of camera, it has a 13-megapixel rear camera with dual-tone LED flash, PDAF and an 8-megapixel front camera with 85-degree wide viewing angle lens. It also has a unibody metal design, a fingerprint sensor on the front and packs a huge 5000mAh battery that promises up to 3 days of battery life with normal use. You can also use the phone to charge other devices with OTG Reverse Charging feature.
Asus Zenfone 3s Max (ZC521TL) specifications:
- 5.2-inch HD (1280 x 720pixels) IPS LCD 2.5D curved glass display
- MediaTek MT6750 (64-bit) SoC with 1.5GHz Octa-Core CPU
- Mali-T860 GPU
- 3GB LPDDR3 RAM
- 32GB internal storage, expandable up to 2TB via microSD card (uses SIM 2 slot)
- Android 7.0 (Nougat) with ZenUI 3.0
- Hybrid Dual SIM (nano + nano/microSD)
- 4G LTE with VoLTE, 3G HSPA+, 2G GPRS/EDGE, WiFi 802.11 b/g/n, Bluetooth 4.0, GPS, micro USB 2.0, USB OTG
- 3.5mm audio jack, FM Radio, Built-in 5 Magnet Speakers
- 13MP rear camera with dual-tone LED flash, f/2.0 aperture, PDAF, 1080p video recording
- 8MP front camera with f/2.2 aperture, 85-degree wide viewing angle lens, 1080p
- Fingerprint, Accelerometer, Proximity, E-compass, Ambient Light, Gravity sensor
- Non-removable 5000mAh battery
- Dimensions: 149.5 × 73.7 × 8.85mm
- Weight: 175 grams
- Colors: Gold, Black
The Asus ZenFone 3s Max is priced at Rs. 14,999 and it is available from offline and online retailers in the country such as Flipkart and Amazon.in.