ASUS has finally made ZenFone 3 Max’s successor – the ZenFone 3s Max (ZC521TL) official in India. The main USP of the ZenFone 3s Max smartphone is its 5000mAh battery, which is touted by ASUS to last for three days on regular use.
Regarding specifications, the ZenFone 3s Max (ZC521TL) features a 5.2-inch HD IPS 2.5D curved display with a resolution of 1280 x 720 pixels. The phone comes powered by a 64-bit 1.5 GHz octa-core MediaTek MT6750 processor with Mali T860 GPU and 3GB of RAM. There is 32GB internal storage onboard, which can be further expanded up to 2TB via microSD card. Thankfully, the phone comes running Android 7.0 Nougat out-of-the-box with ASUS’s in-house ZenUI 3.0 skin on top.
In the imaging department, the ZenFone 3s Max sports a 13-megapixel rear camera with dual-tone LED flash, f/2.0 aperture, PDAF and an 8-megapixel front snapper. It also features a fingerprint sensor on the front. The device supports connectivity options such as Hybrid Dual-SIM, 4G VoLTE, Wi-Fi 802.11 b/g/n, 3.5mm audio, Bluetooth 4.0, GPS, and a 5-magnet speaker. The phone bears a metal unibody design.
Commenting on the launch, Peter Chang, Region Head – South Asia & Country Manager for ASUS India said,“The dependence on smartphones in today’s fast-paced world has increased multi-fold. Their role has moved beyond being simple communication devices to being the preferred medium for entertainment, internet browsing, shopping, travel and accessing social media. An extended battery life is extremely crucial to support the users’ 24/7 smartphone usage. The all-new Zenfone 3S Max has a powerful battery, along with tasteful aesthetics and superb camera making it well-suited for the needs of today’s users.”
Pricing and Availability
For pricing and availability, the ASUS Zenfone 3s Max will retail exclusively on Flipkart for Rs. 14,999. It will go on sale from today and will be up for sale in Black and Gold color options. ASUS will also be selling it through offline channels all across the country.
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