Asus launches Zenfone 3S Max with 5000 mAh battery, 13 MP rear camera in India for Rs. 14999
Asus has today launched the latest member in its Zenfone 3 series of smartphones, the Zenfone 3S Max in India for a price of Rs. 14999. The phone would be available across all online as well as offline channels in black and gold colors starting Tuesday, 7th February. The main selling point of the device like previous Max phones is its mammoth 5000 mAh battery that can deliver 38 days of 4G standby time, 28 hours of 3G talktime and 25 hours of web browsing.
In terms of specifications, the metal crafted device with 2.5D contoured glass sports a 5.2 inch HD (720p) IPS display panel with 75% screen-to-body ratio, 400 nits + brightness and a built in bluelight filter to prevent eyestrain during dark. The phone gets powered by an Octa-core 64 bit processor clocked at 1.5 GHz coupled with 3 GB RAM. The GPU inside the system is Mali T860. There is 32 GB internal memory available which can be further expanded to 2 TB via a microSD card.
Talking about the cameras, Zenfone 3S Max features a 13 Megapixels PixelMaster 3.0 rear camera with PDAF, f/2.0 aperture and dual LED real-tone flash for better low light photography. It can shoot videos at Full HD resolution. The front selfie camera boasts a resolution of 8 Megapixels with 85 degree wide field of view, beautification mode, HDR mode and low light mode.
As mentioned above, the device is equipped with a daunting 5000 mAh lithium-polymer battery. Additionally, there is a fast fingerprint sensor on the front which supports up to 5 fingerprints and 360° finger rotation detection. The dual SIM device features connectivity options like Wi-Fi, Bluetooth v4.0, GPS and AGPS. For audio enthusiasts, there is ICEpower enhanced 5-magnet mono loudspeaker, dual microphone with noise cancellation and an audio wizard for enhanced audio experience.
The phone carries a hybrid SIM slot and runs on Android 7.0 Nougat layered with ZenUI 3.0 for customisation. This makes Zenfone 3S Max one of the very few phones bundling Android 7.0 Nougat out of the box. Nougat provides the functionality of a multi-window mode which allows split window app multitasking thereby adding greatly to the user experience.
You can buy Asus Zenfone 3S Max in Gold color from Flipkart here:
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