Asus ZenFone 4 Max First Impressions

Asus ZenFone 4

Asus has officially launched the first smartphone under the ZenFone 4 series named Asus ZenFone 4 Max. The main highlight of the newly launched handset is the addition of a large battery. According to reports, the ZenFone 4 Max has been launched in Russia and features dual rear cameras. Let us examine the specifications of the phone in detail.


Asus ZenFone 4 Max features a 5.5-inch IPD FHD display alongside Corning Gorilla Glass 2.5D on the top layer of the panel. You will be able to read content clearly due to a large display coupled with Full HD resolution. The display will be ideal for reading ebooks, web browsing including social media work.


When it comes to the internals, the Asus ZenFone 4 Max is equipped with 4GB RAM, 64GB expandable internal storage. Moreover, the handset will be available in two processor variants such as Snapdragon 425 and Snapdragon 430. There are reports that Asus will unveil the handset ith different processor specification depending upon the market.


Asus ZenFone 4 Max ships with dual camera with a 13MP sensor coupled with LED flash and f/2.0 aperture. On the front, you will find an 8MP snapper alongside f/2.2 aperture.

Operating Platform

If you purchase Asus ZenFone 4 Max, you will work with ZenUI on top of Android 7.0 Nougat. Hence, you will be able to work with all the latest features of the platform such as split-screen, improved notifications and enhanced Doze mode.


The main attraction of ZenFone 4 Max is the addition of a 5000mAh fast charging battery, which is capable of delivering an extended backup. You will get a minimum of 3 days of backup upon normal usage with mild photo shooting. Moreover, the handset also enables you to make use of as a power bank. You will be able to charge external devices with the help of the phone.

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With a weight of 181 grams, the ZenFone 4 Max measures 8.9mm in thickness. The smartphone accommodates dual Nano-SIM cards.


The newly launched Asus ZenFone 4 Max with SKU ZC554KL has been priced at RUB 13900, which equates to INR 15000. To begin with, the phone will be available in Russia.

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