Asus Zenfone 4 Selfie Pro ZD552KL
Asus, the frontrunner in mobile designing comes with another eyebrow raiser Asus Zenfone Max ZC550KL. After claiming its upper hand in the smartphone market with its Zenfone 2 ZE550ML and Zenfone 2 Laser, the company unveils Zenfone Max ZC550KL, which comes in three variants: 2GB+16GB, 2GB+32GB and 3GB+32GB. It is uncertain why Asus launched three variants with minimal changes and minimal price difference; whereas the 2GB+16GB variant prices at Rs 9150 and 2GB+32GB prices at Rs 9999. The 3GB variant comes with a price tag of Rs 13000. Let’s go into the details…
32GB internal memory, 5000mAh battery, 13MP rear camera
heavy build, does not support VoLTE
The Asus Zenfone Max runs on Android OS, v6.0.1 (Marshmallow) with a Qualcomm MSM8939 Snapdragon 615 Octa Core processor and is powered with 2GB RAM. The Android Marshmallow of Zenfone Max is aided with its own user interface, Asus ZenUI.
The Asus Zenfone Max’s camera is a 13+5 combination. The primary 13MP camera comes with dual LED flash, laser auto focus. The front 5MP camera comes with a f/2.0 aperture. The Asus Zenfone Max camera also features Geo-tagging, touch focus, face detection, HD Recording and Panorama.
The Asus Zenfone Max battery is the cornerstone of this mobile, as its capacity is a humongous 5000mAh. Asus claims that Zenfone Max non-removable battery can run up to 914 hours (stand-by) and up to 38 hours (Talk time).
Design and Display:
The Asus Zenfone Max dual sim comes with a 5.5 inch IPS LCD display with screen to body ratio of 69%, which is good when it comes to the comfort of holding the phone. Although it is not metallic, the strong plastic build and rear matte finish gives you a good ergonomic hold. The pixel density of Zenfone Max is 267 ppi, paired with a 720x1280 resolution. The screen is protected with the standard Corning Gorilla Glass 4.
The Asus Zenfone Max comes with 32GB internal storage which is expandable up to 64GB.
Miscellaneous: Asus Zenfone Max features sensors like Accelerometer, proximity and compass. According to the company, Asus Zenfone Max Nougat update will be given very soon.
The Asus Zenfone Max price in India starts from Rs 9150. This is a decent buy at this price range, given its massive battery, decent camera and 32GB internal storage. However, for this price, the likes of Redmi 3S Prime (Rs 8999) and Lenovo K6 Power (Rs 9999) offer you a better set of features as the former comes with a 3GB RAM and 256 GB expandable memory and the latter comes with a 3GB RAM, 8MP front camera, 128 expandable memory.
Asus Zenfone Max ZC550KL full specs and reviews as of Feb 2018. Buy it here!
Zenfone Max ZC550KL
720 x 1280 pixels
Screen to Body Percentage
Asus ZenUI, Multitouch
Expandable Card Slot
microSD, Up to 64 GB
13 Mega Pixel
5 Mega Pixel
Primary Camera Features
Touch focus,Face detection,Panorama,HDR
Android OS, v5.0.1 (Lollipop), upgradable to v6.0.1 (Marshmallow)
6.14 x 3.05 x 0.42 inches ( 156 x 77.5 x 10.6 mm )
Wi-Fi 802.11 b/g/n
Dual SIM (Micro-SIM, dual stand-by)
Up to 38 h (3G)
Qualcomm MSM8916 Snapdragon 410
4 (Quad Core)
Accelerometer, proximity, compass