Taiwanese tech giant ASUS has quietly launched its first ZenFone 4 series smartphone, named ZenFone 4 Max in Russia. The ASUS ZenFone 4 Max features a 5.5-inch (1920 x 1080 pixels) Full HD IPS 2.5D curved glass display. It comes in two variants: one powered by quad-core Snapdragon 425 processor, while the other one is powered by an octa-core Snapdragon 430 processor.
In the photography department, the ZenFone 4 Max sports 13-megapixel dual rear cameras with f/2.0 aperture and LED flash. On the front, there’s an 8-megapixel front-facing camera with f/2.2 aperture, 85-Degree wide-angle lens and soft-light LED Flash. It has a metal unibody design, dedicated microSD card slot and comes with a fingerprint sensor embedded inside the home button which can unlock the device in 0.3 seconds.
The device packs a masive 5000mAh non-removable battery that promises up to 46 days of standby time on LTE and up to 40 hours of talk time on 3G network. It runs on latest ZenUI 3.0 based on Android 7.0 Nougat and has OTG support to charge other devices. Connectivity options includes Dual-SIM, 4G VoLTE, Wi-Fi 802.11 b/g/n, Bluetooth 4.1 & GPS.
ASUS ZenFone 4 Max Specifications:
- Display: 5.5-inch (1920 x 1080 pixels) Full HD IPS 2.5D Curved Glass Display
- Processor: 1.4GHz Quad-core Snapdragon 425 processor with Adreno 308 GPU / 1.4GHz Octa-core Snapdragon 430 processor with Adreno 505 GPU
- RAM and Storage: 2GB RAM with 16GB internal storage / 3GB RAM with 32GB internal storage / 4GB RAM with 64GB internal storage (expandable up to 256GB)
- Camera: 13MP Rear camera with LED Flash, f/2.0 aperture, 80-degree wide-angle lens, secondary camera with 120-degree wide-angle lens and a 8MP Front camera with f/2.2 aperture, 85-Degree wide-angle lens, soft-light LED Flash
- OS: Android 7.0 Nougat with ZenUI 3.0
- Battery: 5000mAh non-removable battery with 10W fast charging technology
- Connectivity: Dual-SIM, 4G VoLTE, Wi-Fi 802.11 b/g/n, Bluetooth 4.1, GPS
- Dimensions: 154×76.9×8.9 mm and weighs 181 grams
The ASUS ZenFone 4 Max comes in Gold, Black & Pink colour options and will go on sale in Russia soon. It has been priced at RUB 13,900 ($234 / Rs. 15,150 approx) for the base 2GB RAM with 16GB storage variant. Although it’s unclear when the smartphone will be made available in international markets.