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Asus ZenFone 3S Max

Asus ZenFone 3S Max
  • CPU: 1.5GHz Octa-core MT6750
  • RAM: 3GB
  • Storage: 32GB
  • Display: 5.2 inches
  • Camera: 13MP Rear / 8MP Front
  • Battery: 5000mAh

Asus ZenFone 3S Max - Specs

General

  • Model
    ZC521TL
  • 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 7.0 with Asus ZenUI
  • Weight
    175gm
  • Battery Battery Capacity is a measure (typically in Amp-hr) of the charge stored by the battery, and is determined by the mass of active material contained in the battery. The battery capacity represents the maximum amount of energy that can be extracted from the battery under certain conditions.
    5000mAh
  • Colors
    Black, Sand Gold
  • Body material
    Both Metal and Plastic Used
  • Antutu Benchmark AnTuTu Benchmark is a comprehensive Android Benchmarking application. It includes "Memory Performance", "CPU Integer Performance", "CPU Floating Point Performance", "2D 3D Graphics Performance", "SD card read-write speed", "Database IO" performance testing.
    39386

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 LCD capacitive touchscreen
  • Size
    5.2 inches
  • Resolution
    720 x 1280 pixels
  • 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.
    282 ppi

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 MT6750
  • Processor CPU (Central Processing Unit) mostly known as processors, CPU processes instructions in order to carry out certain functions that make your device operate properly. Processors are often described as the brain of computers, smartphones and tablets, Smartphones and tablets rely on processors to carry out their every task, Processors are an incredibly important factor in selecting any type of computing device, including your smartphone.
    Octa-core 1.5 GHz Cortex-A53
  • GPU GPU (Graphics Processing Unit) is a single-chip processor designed to rapidly manipulate and alter memory to accelerate the creation of images in a frame buffer intended for output to a display, This includes things such as lighting effects, object transformations, and 3D motion.
    Mali-T860MP2
  • RAM RAM (Random Access Memory) is a type of computer memory that can be accessed randomly, any byte of memory can be accessed without touching the preceding bytes that allows information to be stored and accessed quickly from random locations. RAM is the most common type of memory found in computer systems, smartphones, tablets and other electronic devices.
    3GB
  • Internal Storage Internal Storage is a data storage space (flash memory) mostly used in smartphones, tablets and other electronic devices where operating system, apps, music, photos, videos, files and other user data Is stored.
    32GB
  • Expandable memory Memory Card Slot is a special slot for inserting a memory card. Memory cards allow you to expand the phone's built-in memory, A memory card (sometimes called a flash memory card or a storage card) is a small storage medium used to store data such as text, pictures, audio, and video, for use on small, portable or remote computing devices such as mobile phones, mp3 players, digital cameras.
    microSD, up to 256 GB (uses SIM 2 slot)
  • Fingerprint Scanner Fingerprint recognition or fingerprint authentication refers to the automated method of verifying a match between two human fingerprints. Fingerprints are one of many forms of bio metrics used to identify individuals and verify their identity.
  • USB
    Micro USB Port
  • Water Resistant Water resistant describes objects relatively unaffected by water or resisting the ingress of water under specified conditions. Such items may be used in wet environments or under water to specified depths. Waterproofing describes making an object waterproof or water-resistant (such as a camera, watch or mobile phone)
    No
  • Sound Sound is a vibration that propagates as a typically audible mechanical wave of pressure and displacement, through a medium such as air or water.
    Single Speaker
  • Sensors Sensors are electronic components that detects and responds to some type of input from the physical environment. The specific input could be light, heat, motion, moisture, pressure and location, The output is generally a signal that is converted to use in computing systems, a location sensor, such as a GPS receiver is able to detect current location of your electronic device.
    Fingerprint (front-mounted), accelerometer, gyro, proximity, compass

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.
    13 MP, f/2.0, autofocus
  • Video
  • Camera Features
    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) flash
  • Front Camera
    8 MP

Network

  • 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.
    Hybrid SIM Slot
  • 3G Network
    Yes
  • 4G Network
    Yes
  • VoLTE Voice over Long-Term Evolution (VoLTE) is a standard for high-speed wireless communication for mobile phones and data terminals.
    Both SIMs Supports

Connectivity

  • Wi-fi Wi-Fi is a popular wireless networking technology using radio waves to provide high-speed network connections that allows devices to communicate without cords or cables, Wi-Fi is increasingly becoming the preferred mode of internet connectivity all over the world.
  • GPS GPS The Global Positioning System is a satellite-based radio navigation system, GPS permits users to determine their position, velocity and the time 24 hours a day, in all weather, anywhere in the world, In order to locate your position, your device or GPS receiver must have a clear view of the sky.
  • Bluetooth Bluetooth is a wireless communications technology for exchanging data between mobile phones, headsets, computers and other network devices over short distances without wires, Bluetooth technology was primarily designed to support simple wireless networking of personal consumer devices.
  • Infrared Infrared connectivity is an old wireless technology used to connect two electronic devices. It uses a beam of infrared light to transmit information and so requires direct line of sight and operates only at close range.
  • NFC NFC (Near field communication) is a set of standards for smartphones and similar devices to establish peer-to-peer radio communications with each other by touching them together or bringing them into proximity, usually no more than a few inches.
  • 3.5mm Jack A phone connector, also known as phone jack, audio jack, headphone jack or jack plug
  • USB OTG USB On-The-Go, often abbreviated to USB OTG or just OTG, is a specification first used in late 2001 that allows USB devices, such as tablets or smartphones
  • FM Radio
  • Fast Charging Fast Charging is the speed at which a device can charge
  • Wireless Charging Wireless Charging (Inductive Charging) uses an electromagnetic field to transfer energy between two objects. This is usually done with a charging station. Energy is sent through an inductive coupling to an electrical device, which can then use that energy to charge batteries or run the device.
  • VR Support

Pros & Cons

  • Pros
    Great build quality.
    Exceptional battery.
  • Cons
    Expensive as per the specification.
    Average CPU performance.
    Average camera.
    Average Display.

Our Rating

The overall rating is based on review by our experts

7.2 3.6 1
  • Design 7 / 10
  • Display 7 / 10
  • Software 7 / 10
  • Performance 6 / 10
  • Battery 9 / 10
  • Camera 7 / 10

Asus is all set to launch its Zenfone 3S Max in India. The Taiwan-based company announced the device today at the price of 14,999 INR. The variants of Zenfone 3S Max will be available online from today, December 7th. The device will be coming in two color variants, Black and gold.

Asus Zenfone 3S MAX is powered by a 1.5GHz Octa-core 64-bit MediaTek processor with 3 GB of RAM and 32GB of internal storage, which is expandable up to 2TB. The device is rocking a 2 core Mali-T860 MP2 GPU and features a 5.2-inch IPS deeply with a pixel resolution of 1280×720. The smartphone also features a 2.5D curved glass protection.

The Smartphone features a 13-Megapixel rear camera with an f/2.0 aperture and an 8-Megapixel front camera, which is integrated with a PDAF sensor, a low-light photography mode, and a custom beautification mode.  For a good audio experience, it has ICEpower enhanced mono 5-magnet loudspeaker, which produced high-quality loud sound.

The device features a 5,000 mAh battery, which is capable of powering the device for two continuous days without charging. It has an improved ASUS ZenUI 3.0 with the latest Android 7.0 Nougat, which comes with multiple options for personalization and privacy with ZenMotion for a greater user experience. The device also features a dual microphone for noise cancellation.

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