As earlier reported, Asus has launched its ZenFone 3 Max smartphone in India in two variants – the ZC520TL model, which features 5.2-inch HD (720×1280 pixels) display, is priced at Rs. 12,999, while, the ZC553KL model which flaunts 5.5-inch full-HD (1080×1920 pixels) display and comes with a price tag of Rs. 17,999.
Both smartphones will be available in Glacier Silver, Sand Gold, and Titanium Gray colour variants. The company announced that the 5.2-inch display variant is available to buy from Wednesday, whereas, the larger display variant will go on sale from the end of November.
The USP of the Zenfone 3 Max is its 4100mAh battery which is rated as a power bank. It is capable to deliver up to 30 days of 4G standby time and 20 hours of 3G talktime. However, the figures will drop a little if we talk about the larger screen variant.
The Asus Zenfone 3 Max models not only differ in terms of their displays, these handsets however, boast different specifications as well. The smartphone only shares a similar design, they also have common features in terms of a fingerprint sensor on the rear panel, hybrid dual-SIM (Micro+Nano) support, and ZenUI 3.0 based on Android 6.0.1 Marshmallow.
The Asus ZenFone 3 Max (ZC553KL) is powered by 1.4GHz octa-core Qualcomm Snapdragon 430 processor coupled with 3GB of RAM and 32GB of internal storage, which comes with an expandable option up to 128GB via a microSD card slot. It also sports a 16-megapixel of rear camera with f/2.0 aperture and dual-LED flash, and an 8-megapixel of front camera with f/2.2 aperture and 84-degree wide-angle lens.
Meanwhile, the ZenFone 3 Max (ZC520TL) sports a 13-megapixel primary and a 5-megapixel front snapper accompanied by LED Flash. The handset is powered by a 1.25GHz quad-core MediaTek MT6737T SoC with 3GB of LPDDR3 RAM. Also, the 32GB of inbuilt storage on the ZenFone 3 Max (ZC520TL) can be expanded via microSD card up to 32GB.
Also, both of the models offer same connectivity options such as 4G LTE, Wi-Fi 802.11 b/g/n, GPS, Bluetooth v4.1, Micro-USB, and FM radio. On board sensors that come with smartphones include accelerometer, ambient light sensor, gyroscope, magnetometer, and proximity sensor.