Asus today announced the launch of its new battery focused smartphone in India, the ZenFone Max for Rs 9,999. The smartphone is now up for pre-order on Amazon India and Flipkart from today onwards. The phone will also be sold at Asus Exclusive Stores and with other retailers starting 3rd week of January.
The USP of this smartphone is its huge 5000 mAh lithium-polymer battery which can double up as a power bank to charge other devices. The company claims that one a single charge one can expect 37.6 hours of 3G talk time or 32.5 hours of WiFi web browsing or 72.9 hours of music playback or 22.6 hours of video playback.
ZenFone Max features a 5.5-inch HD (720×1280 pixels) IPS display and is powered by a Qualcomm 8916 (Snapdragon 410) quad-core processor paired with 2GB of RAM. The smartphone runs on Android 5.0 Lollipop operating system with ZenUI 2.0 on top of it.
The smartphone comes with 16GB of internal storage, which can be further expandable up-to 64GB via microSD card. The ZenFone Max flaunts an 13-megapixel rear camera with dual LED flash and a 5-megapixel front-facing camera. On the connectivity front, the smartphone offers Dual SIM, 4G, GPRS/ EDGE, GPS with AGPS/Glonass, Bluetooth 4.0, WiFi, and Micro USB 2.0.