Asus has launched the company’s latest smartphone in the Zenfone series – Asus Zenfone 3s Max in India at a price tag of Rs. 14,999. The Asus Zenfone 3s Max comes in Black & Gold colors and the smartphone will be available offline & online retailers like Flipkart & Amazon.in, starting from February 7th, 2016. The Asus Zenfone 3s Max is the successor of Asus Zenfone 3 Max that was launched back in 2016. At such a price tag, the Asus Zenfone 3s Max will compete with Lenovo P2, Xiaomi Redmi Note 4, ZTE Blade A2 Plus and few more.
Commenting on the launch, Peter Chang, Region Head – South Asia & Country Manager for ASUS India said:
“The dependence on smartphones in today’s fast-paced world has increased multi-fold. Their role has moved beyond being simple communication devices to being the preferred medium for entertainment, internet browsing, shopping, travel and accessing social media. An extended battery life is extremely crucial to support the users’ 24/7 smartphone usage. The all-new Zenfone 3S Max has a powerful battery, along with tasteful aesthetics and superb camera making it well-suited for the needs of today’s users.”
On the specifications front, the Asus Zenfone 3s Max comes with 5.2-inch HD IPS 2.5D curved glass display with a resolution of 1280 x 720 pixels and it is powered by 1.5GHz 64-bit Octa-Core MediaTek MT6750 processor which is paired with Mali-T860 GPU & 3GB of RAM. The Asus Zenfone 3s Max runs on Android 7.0 operating system with Asus ZenUI 3.0 on top of it and it has 32GB internal storage which can be expanded further up to 2TB via microSD card.
On the photography front, the Asus Zenfone 3s Max comes with a 13MP rear camera with dual-tone LED flash, PDAF, f/2.0 aperture and 8MP front-facing with f/2.2 aperture, 85-degree wide viewing angle for selfie & video-calling.
The Asus Zenfone 3s Max has Hybrid SIM card slot and comes with connectivity features like 4G VoLTE, WiFi 802.11 b/g/n, Bluetooth 4.0, GPS.
The Asus Zenfone 3s Max has a unibody metal design and comes with a fingerprint sensor embedded into home button which claimed to unlock the smartphone in under 0.5 seconds
The Asus Zenfone 3s Max packs 5000mAh built-in battery which offers up to 3 days of battery life with normal use and it can be used to charge other devices too.