In India, Asus just unveiled a new variant of the popular ZenFone Max. Now called the Asus ZenFone Max (2016), the said handset now touts an upgraded SoC, storage capacity and newer operating system.
|Asus ZenFone Max (2016) announced!|
Coming from its slower Snapdragon 410 processor, the all new ZenFone Max is now using the better Snapdragon 615 octa core chip paired with Adreno 405 GPU. It's a setup that'll make your apps open and load faster, can now handle heavier type of games with less lags and stutters.
Apart from the upgrade in chipset, the ZenFone Max (2016) also touts dramatic upgrade in storage as it now has double the ROM at 32 GB which is expandable too. The last and the most important of them is it now runs with Android 6.0.1 Marshmallow OS out of the box.
The rest of the configuration includes the 5.5 inch HD IPS OGS screen w/ Gorilla Glass 4, 2 GB RAM / 3 GB RAM, 13 / 5 MP cameras and LTE connectivity.
Asus Zenfone Max (ZC550KL) Specs
Display: 5.5 Inch HD IPS 1024 x 720 resolution w/ Corning Gorilla Glass 4 at 267 ppi
CPU: 1.2 GHz 64 Bit Snapdragon 615 octa core processor
GPU: Adreno 405
RAM: 2 GB / 3 GB
ROM: 32 GB expandable via micro SD card up to 128 GB
Back Camera: 13 MP f/2.0 w/ laser AF and dual real tone LED flash
Selfie Camera: 5 MP f/2.0 and 85 degree wide angle lens
Battery: 5,000 mAh Li Pol
OS: Android 6.0.1 Marshmallow w/ Zen UI
Connectivity: WiFi, 3G, LTE, Bluetooth, GPS, A GPS, Dual SIM
Sensors: Accelerometer, proximity, compass, light, gyroscope
Dimensions: 156 x 77.5 x 10.6 mm
Weight: 202 g
It retails at R.S. 9,999 in India which is around in 7K in Philippine Pesos. There's no word yet though when will it reach our shores and how much will it cost.
We'll keep you guys noted.