Asus has launched a new smartphone Asus Zenfone 3S Max on February 7 in India. The smartphone comes with a price tag of Rs. 14,999 and is available across all retail outlets and e-commerce portals.
Peter Chang, Region Head – South Asia & Country Manager for ASUS India during the launch 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.”
The highlight of the Asus Zenfone 3S Max is its massive 5000mAh battery which is claimed to offer up to 38 days of 4G standby time, 28 hours of 3G talk-time, and 25 hours of Web browsing.
As for the specifications, the Zenfone 3S Max features a 5.2-inch HD IPS display. It comes with a metal unibody design with 2.5D contoured glass. The display covers a slim bezel giving the phone 75 percent screen to body ratio. The phone is powered by a 1.5GHz octa-core 64-bit processor paired with 3GB of RAM and 32GB inbuilt storage (expandable up to 2TB). On the software front, the Zenfone 3S Max runs on the latest Android 7.0 Nougat with ZenUI 3.0 skin layered on top of it.
In terms of optics, the device sports 13-megapixel PixelMaster 3.0 primary camera with phase detection autofocus, dual-LED flash. On the front, it house an 8-megapixdel camera with beautification mode, HDR and low-light mode.
Connectivity options include- Wi-Fi: 802.11b/g/n, hotspot, CAT.4, Bluetooth v4.0. The device comes with front-facing fingerprint sensor for security. This is a dual-SIM smartphone that supports micro SIM and nano SIM. The Asus Zenfone 3S Max hhas GPS, AGPS, Compass, Gyroscope and Accelerometer in its sensor suite. The phone measures 8.85mm thick and weighs 175 grams. It is available in two colour variants- Black and Gold.