The Taiwanese smartphone maker Asus has unveiled the ZenFone 4 Max smartphone which is the first one in the ZenFone 4 series by Asus. The smartphone highlights its dual rear camera setup and the massive 5,000 mAh battery. The smartphone has been announced in Russia and will soon be going for sale starting at a price of RUB 13,900 (roughly Rs. 15,000). For time being, it will be only available in Russia and there is no word from the company regarding its availability in India or other international markets.
Talking about the specifications, the Asus ZenFone 4 Max sports a 5.5-inch Full-HD (1080 x 1920 pixel) display with 2.5D curved glass on top. The smartphone comes in two different variants consisting of two different chipsets where its availability will most probably be region dependent. One variant of the ZenFone 4 Max is powered by a quad-core Qualcomm Snapdragon 425 SoC, while the other comes with an octa-core Qualcomm Snapdragon 430 SoC under the hood. The aforementioned price is for the variant with Snapdragon 425.
The smartphone comes with 4 GB RAM and 64 GB internal storage which can be further expanded up to 256 GB via microSD card. It runs on the latest ZenUI version based on Android 7.0 Nougat. In the imaging department, the smartphone holds two 13 MP cameras on the rear with f/2.0 aperture and LED flash. There is also an 8 MP front camera with f/2.2 aperture for selfies and video calls.
One of the premium highlights of the ZenFone 4 Max is its massive 5,000 mAh battery capable of delivering 3 hours of talktime in just 15 mins of charge. The smartphone can be used as a power bank as well which is an usual feature across all Max smartphones from Asus. It measures 154 x 76.9 x 8.9 mm and weighs 181 gram.