|ASUS ZenFone Max Lands in the Philippines for Php8,485, 5000mAh Battery in Tow|
Along with the ASUS ZenFone Zoom, ASUS Philippines also unveiled the ASUS ZenFone Max in the recently concluded event held in Cebu city.
The ASUS ZenFone Max (ZC550KL) is technically an ASUS ZenFone 2 Laser (ZE550KL) with a higher battery capacity, which is 5,000mAh as compared to the latter's 3,000mAh. According to ASUS, this incredibly huge capacity gives users a long-lasting 3G talk time of up 37.6 days or 32.5 hours of web browsing over WiFi or more than 22 hours of video playback.
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Other than the battery, aesthetics, physical dimensions and of course, weight, the rest of the specs of the two devices are practically the same - 5.5-inch HD display, dual SIM capability with LTE connectivity, Qualcomm Snapdragon 410 processor, 2GB of RAM, 16GB of on board storage, Android Lollipop operating system, 5MP front camera and 13MP rear camera with laser auto focus technology.
The ZenFone Max is now available in all ASUS concept stores and authorized re-sellers nationwide for Php8,495 or about 500 pesos price difference with the ZenFone Laser's current SRP of Php7,995.
ASUS ZenFone Max (ZC550KL) Specifications:
- GSM: 850/900/1800/1900MHz
- 3G/WCDMA: 850/900/1900/2100MHz
- LTE: 800/850/900/1800/1900/2100/2600MHz
- Dual micro SIM, dual standby
- 5.5-inch IPS capacitive HD (1280x720) touchscreen display, Corning Gorilla Glass 3 protection
- Dimensions: 156mm x 77.5mm x 10.55mm
- Weight: 202 grams
- Android 5.0 Lollipop with ASUS ZenUI
- 1.2GHz 64-bit quad core Cortex-A53 CPU, Adreno 306 GPU, Qualcomm Snapdragon 410 chipset
- 2GB of RAM
- 16GB internal storage, expandable via micro SD card up to 64GB, free 5GB ASUS WebStorage
- 13MP f/2.0 laser auto focus main camera with dual-tone LED flash
- 5MP secondary camera with LED flash
- Multimedia player
- 3.5mm audio jack
- GPS with A-GPS, GLONASS, BDS
- WiFi 802.11 a/b/g/n
- Micro USB 2.0 with OTG support
- Bluetooth v4.0
- Sensors: accelerometer, light, proximity, hall, magnetic
- Battery: 5000mAh lithium-polymer, non-removable
- Colors: black, white
- Price: Php8,495