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Asus ZenFone 3 Max

Asus ZenFone 3 Max
Brand: Asus
Category: Mobile

  • CPU
    Mediatek MT6737M

  • RAM
    2/3 GB

  • Storage
    16/32GB

  • Display
    5.2-inch HD

  • Camera
    Rear: 13 MP & Front: 5MP

  • OS
    Android OS, v6.0.1 (Marshmallow)

Our Rating

The overall rating is based on review by our experts

7.3 3.7 1
  • Design 6 / 10
  • Display 8 / 10
  • Camera 8 / 10
  • Multimedia 7 / 10
  • Features 7 / 10
  • Connectivity 7 / 10
  • Call Quality 8 / 10
  • Usability 6 / 10
  • Performance 8 / 10
  • Battery 8 / 10

Asus has expanded its Zenfone series by launching a new smartphone under it, the Asus Zenfone 3 Max which has got Mediatek MT6737M processor, Quad-core 1.25 GHz Cortex-A53 chipset along with 2/3GB of RAM and also comes with 16/32GB of storage which can be further expandable, it has dedicated slot for memory expansion.

It runs on Android OS, v6.0 (Marshmallow) wrapped under companies own ZenUI, it flaunts a 5.2 inches HD (1280×720 pixels) display with a pixel density of ~282 ppi.

For photography, it features a 13 MP rear autofocus camera with dual-tone LED Flash and there is an 5 MP front-facing camera as well for video calls and selfies, for connectivity, it supports GPS, Bluetooth, Wi-Fi, LTE, and Micro USB with OTG support.

Asus ZenFone 3 Max - Specs

General

  • Device Type
    Smart Phone
  • Model
    ZC520TL
  • Announced
    July 2016
  • Released
    August 2016
  • Status
    Available

Design

  • Type Design Type called form factor refers to a mobile phone's size, shape, and style as well as the layout and position of major components of phone. There are three major form factors seen in mobile phones => bar phones, folding phones and sliding phones.
    Bar
  • Dimensions
    149.5 x 73.7 x 8.6 mm
  • Weight
    148g
  • Colors
    Titanium Grey, Glacier Silver, Sand Gold

Network

  • 2G Network
    GSM 850 / 900 / 1800 / 1900 - SIM 1 & SIM 2
  • 3G Network
    HSDPA 850 / 900 / 1900 / 2100 - Global
    HSDPA 850 / 900 / 2100 - India
  • 4G Network
    LTE band 1(2100), 2(1900), 3(1800), 4(1700/2100), 5(850), 7(2600), 8(900), 18(800), 19(800), 26(850), 28(700), 38(2600), 41(2500) - Taiwan
    LTE band 1(2100), 3(1800), 5(850), 8(900), 40(2300) - India
  • SIM SIM (Subscriber Identity Module) is a small card that contains mobile network subscriber's account information. This allows the phone using the card to attach to a mobile network. The SIM card is most commonly associated with GSM and UMTS mobile networks. Moving a SIM card from one phone to another allows a subscriber to switch mobile phones without having to contact their mobile network carrier. SIM cards can also be used by a phone to store limited amounts of data, such as phone numbers and text messages.
    Micro SIM
  • Dual SIM
    Yes

Display

  • Display Type Display Technology => A number of display technologies and types used in mobile phones => TFT (Thin Film Transistor), IPS (In-Place Switching), OLED (Organic Light Emitting Diode), AMOLED (Active-Matrix Organic Light-Emitting Diode), Super AMOLED (an even advanced version of AMOLED), Resistive Touchscreen (Resistive touchscreens contain two layer of conductive material with a very small gap between them which acts as a resistance), Capacitive Touchsceen (Capacitive touchscreen technology consists of a layer of glass coated with a transparent conductor)
    IPS
  • Size
    5.2 Inch
  • Resolution
    1280x720p
  • Display Colors Display Colors is refers to the number of different shades of colors that the screen is capable of displaying => 64K colors, 256K colors and 16 million colors, Obviously 16M is highest available range of colors and better than others.
    16M
  • Pixel Density Pixel Density (PPI) is refers to the concentration of pixels on a particular display, measured in pixels per inch (ppi). Pixel density is calculated by dividing the diagonal pixel resolution of a display by its diagonal size, higher pixel density better display quality.
    ~282ppi
  • Touch Screen
    Capacitive Touch screen
  • Display Protection Display Protection => Gorilla Glass is a special alkali-aluminosilicate glass shield with exceptional damage resistance that helps protect mobile displays from scratches, drops, and bumps of everyday use, It is always better to go for a smartphone with Gorilla Glass for that added protection and peace of mind.
    Corning Gorilla Glass 4
  • Secondary Display
    No

Media

  • Audio Playback
    Yes
  • Video Playback
    Yes
  • Video Out
    -
  • FM Radio
    Yes
  • Alert Types
    Vibrations & Ringtone
  • Ring Tones
    MP3 & WAV
  • Loudspeaker
    Yes
  • Handsfree
    Yes

Camera

  • Primary Camera is able to capture photographs and usually videos, The most important characteristics of a camera are the resolution (measured in megapixels), lens focus type (fixed or automatic), higher megapixel cameras are known to capture higher quality photos, but not always a good measurement of the photos quality.
    13MP
  • Image
    4128 x 3096 pixels
  • Video
    1080@30fps
  • Camera Features
    f/2.0, 28mm, laser autofocus, 1/3" sensor size, geo-tagging, touch focus, face detection, panorama, HDR
  • Flash Flash Light => There is commonly two types of flash lights are used in camera mobile phones, LED Flash (LED flash offers lower power consumption with drive circuitry that takes up very little room, LEDs can be strobed faster than any other light source), Xenon Flash (xenon flash produces an extremely intense full-spectrum white light for a very short duration)
    dual-LED (dual tone)
  • Secondary Secondary Camera is mainly referred as the front facing camera which is used to take selfies or for video callings.
    5 MP, f/2.0

Software

  • Operating System OS => Every computer system run on a base software called Operating System (OS). Operating System controls all basic operations of the computer (such as smartphone, PDAs, tablet computers and other handheld devices). The Operating System allows the user to install and run third party applications (apps), apps are used to add new functionality to the device.
    Android 6.0.1
  • User Interface UI or user interface of a device is the look and feel of the on-screen menu system. How it works, its color scheme, how it responds to button presses, all of these things are part of the user interface.
    ZenUI
  • Java Support Java for Mobile Devices is a set of technologies that let developers deliver applications and services to all types of mobile handsets, ranging from price efficient feature-phones to the latest smartphones. Java is currently running on over 3 billion phones worldwide, and growing. It offers unrivaled potential for the distribution and monetization of mobile applications.
    No
  • Facebook Facebook is a popular free social networking website that allows registered users to create profiles, upload photos and video, send messages and keep in touch with friends, family and colleagues. The site is available in 37 different languages.
  • Youtube Youtube is a popular free video-sharing website, Youtube is the largest video sharing site in the world, Millions of users around the world have created accounts on the site that allow them to upload videos that anyone can watch.

Hardware

  • Chipset Chipset is a group of integrated circuits designed to perform one or a more dedicated functions, often with real time computing constraints, Popular smartphones are equipped with more advanced embedded chipsets that can do many different tasks depending on their programming.
    Mediatek MT6737M
  • CPU CPU (C