Asus Zenfone 3s Max Review

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Asus has sent us a new Zenfone 3s Max. Asus Zenfone 3S Max, comes with a 5000mAh battery with a massive backup claim that brought this phone a great fame in Indian smartphone market. The handset is priced at Rs 14999 and will be sold via offline and online retailers. The USP of this device is the massive 5,000-mAh Li-Po battery, that Asus claims to provide a week of battery backup with moderate usage.

DESIGN & BUILD

Metal bodied smartphones look pretty nice and add to your style statement. If you have your heart pumping for a metal body smartphone and think that owning one will put a deep hole in your pocket, then Asus Zenfone 3s Max (ZC521TL) has preferred a more satisfying premium design with a sturdy metal body. And it comes with two amazing colors Gold and Black. The Asus Zenfone 3s Max (ZC521TL) weight just 175grams and 8.9mm thickness dimensions. The Asus Zenfone 3s Max is a dual sim with one Micro-SIM and another Nano-SIM, which supports 4G VoLTE. And also with other connectivity options Wi-Fi, Bluetooth (v4.0), GPS, USB.

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DISPLAY & FEATURES

The Asus Zenfone 3s Max (ZC521TL) provides a screen display of 5.2 inches HD(720 x 1280p) IPS display with a pixel density of 282 pixels per inches. The Asus Zenfone 3s Max (ZC521TL) is powered by 64-bit Octa-core CPU and Mediatek MT6750 chipset alongside a 3GB RAM that ensures it has enough power for a smooth multitasking. There is also a Mali-T860MP2 GPU which does a good job for playing high-end games. NOVA 3 played exceptionally well. While in some games like Asphalt 8, Modern Combat 5, there were minor drops in frame rates at the highest settings. The Asus Zenfone 3s Max (ZC521TL) has a customised build of Android OS, v7.0 (Nougat), which is skinned with Asus’s ZenUI. That being said, the phone’s UI is improved and come up with 1000 unique ways and its latest edition improve productivity and make its interface more butter smooth and responsive, and the overall operation is fast and snappy.  We can also use muti-window by access multi-window mode in the pull-down notifications menu or long press the soft menu key. Able to switch to a single or a split-window. Switch between apps in the split mode too!

BATTERY

The Asus Zenfone 3s Max (ZC521TL) comes with a 5,000mAh battery, which is the highlight features of Zenfone 3s Max. The device comes with normal charging technology which point of a disappointment since it will take very long time to charge. Using charger provided with Zenfone 3s Max, it will take around 3 hours to get it charge. So make it faster you can choose suitable fast charger. But battery back of Zenfone 3s Max is excellent. Zenfone 3s Max keeps on going with 4G standby upto 34 days, 3G talktime upto 28 hrs, Wi-Fi web browsing upto 25 hrs & video playback upto 18 hrs. Continuous heavy usage of Zenfone 3s Max allows you to use battery upto 16-17 Hours. Whereas using this device with heavy usage it last for 2 days and for moderate usage it can last upto 4 days. We are very happy with its excellent battery backup. Not only 5000 mAh battery provide power to Zenfone 3s Max it can also charge your other devices. Yes, it can also work like power bank.

CAMERA

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The Asus Zenfone 3s Max (ZC521TL) comes with a 13-megapixel rear camera with an auto-focus system and a dual-tone LED flash. By featuring touch focus, face detection, HDR, Beautification, Low Light, Effect,Panorama. On the front, it has an 8-megapixel camera which takes a decent selfie. The front camera can also capture decent 1080p videos which give you a sharp and clear video chats.

FINGERPRINT SENSOR

The Asus Zenfone 3s Max (ZC521TL) front fingerprint sensor which unlocks the phone in 0.3s and with 5 fingers recognition plus supports 360 degrees finger rotation capability for fast response time.

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VERDICT

All-in-all, the ASUS Zenfone 3s Max is a great option for those seeking a long-lasting smartphone for casual and daily use. Asus Zenfone 3S Max offers good performance and longer battery life but disappoints in the camera department. The good thing is that the smartphone packs 5000 mAh battery but the weight is just 175 grams.

 

 

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