Thinner flagships are becoming a new trend these days. However, it usually arises an issue, as they are equipped with a smaller battery as user’s expectation. Since performance of smartphones is being plateaued for the typical daily tasks, the mid-range smartphones are getting a viable alternative. As they are coming with bigger batteries in order to attract more customers.
This is true to the new ASUS’s entry of ZenFone 4 smartphone lineup. The ZenFone 4 Max comes with a mid-range device, but the 5,000mAh capacity battery can make it stick out from the competition. Although there is not any big deal at its launch, it’s now available for customers in Russia with the pricing of 13,900 Roubles (about $230 right now). The huge 5,000mAh capacity battery will be the key feature for ASUS to marketing its ZenFone 4 Max, but the rest of its hardware is also impressive. ASUS also emphasizes the camera on its news Zenfone 4 Max. According to camera specs, the device will come a 8MP front-facing camera with an LED flash for selfies in low-light condition and a 13Mp main camera sensor, which allows you to capture a 120-degree photo for landscape.
According to ASUS’s advertisement, it’s advertised 0.03 seconds for the phase autofocus feature, EIS for stabilization, and a super-resolution mode, which allows you to combine multiple photos into one 52MP image, though as usual, it’s not a necessary feature. The rest of the ASUS ZenFone 4 Max includes a 5.5″ LCD Full HD display, the Snapdragon 430 or 425 SoC (depending on the variant your variant) under the hood, along with 3GB of RAM, and 32GB of inbuilt storage, which can be expandable via a microSD card slot, dual-SIm card slot, and a headphone jack with the Android 7.0 Nougat pre-installed out of the box.