Asus has finally announced the ZenFone 4 Max, successor of last year’s Zenfone 3 Max in Russia. It packs a 5.5-inch HD 2.5D curved glass display, comes in Snapdragon 425 or Snapdragon 430 versions and runs on Android 7.0 Nougat with Zen UI on top. It has 13-megapixel rear camera with a 80-degree lens, PDAF for quick focus in 0.03 seconds and a secondary camera with a 120-degree wide-angle lens for capturing landscape and group shots.
There is also an 8-megapixel front-facing camera with Selfie flash, 85-degree wide-angle lens with support for 140-degree selfie panorama. It packs a huge 5000mAh built-in battery that promises up to 46 days of standby time on LTE, up to 40 hours of talk time on 3G and up to 22 hours of video playback. It has OTG support to charge other devices easily.
It has an unibody metal design and comes with dedicated dual SIM and microSD slots. It also has a fingerprint sensor on the front that can unlock the phone in 0.3 seconds.
Asus ZenFone 4 Max (ZC554KL) specifications
- 5.5-inch (1920 x 1080 pixels) IPS 2.5D curved glass display
- 1.4GHz Quad-Core Snapdragon 425 processor with 500MHz Adreno 308 GPU / 1.4 GHz Octa-Core Snapdragon 430 Mobile Platform with Adreno 505 GPU
- 2GB RAM with 16GB storage / 3GB RAM with 32GB storage / 4GB RAM with 64GB storage, expandable memory up to 256GB with microSD
- Android 7.0 (Nougat) OS with Zen UI 3.0
- Dual SIM
- 13MP rear camera with LED Flash, f/2.0 aperture, 80-degree wide-angle lens, secondary camera with 120-degree wide-angle lens, EIS
- 8MP front-facing camera, f/2.2 aperture, 85-degree wide-angle lens, soft LED flash
- 3.5mm audio jack, FM Radio, 5-magnet speakers with NXP Smart Amp Amplifier, Dual noise-canceling microphones
- Fingerprint sensor
- Dimensions: 154 x 76.9 x 8.9 mm; Weight: 181g
- 4G VoLTE, WiFi 802.11 b/g/n, Bluetooth 4.1, GPS
- 5000mAh built-in battery with 10W rapid charging
The Asus ZenFone 4 Max comes in Black, Gold and Pink colors and starts at 13900 Ruble (US$ 234 / Rs. 15,170 approx.) for the base 2GB RAM with 16GB storage version (ZC554KL-4A001RU) and will go on sale in Russia soon.