Specs summary

Screen
5.2"

The Asus ZenFone 3 Max's screen is 5.2 inches with 720 x 1280 pixels resolution.

Processor
1.25 GHz

There is a MediaTek MT6737M Quad core 1.25 GHz processor (CPU).

OS

The phone runs on the Android 6.0 Marshmallow (Update Available: 7.0 Nougat) operating system (OS).

Camera
13+ MP

You can take photos or capture video with the phone's onboard 13+ megapixel camera.

There is also a secondary front facing camera with 5+ megapixels resolution.

Storage
16 GB

Internal memory is 16 GB. An external, MicroSD, MicroSDHC, microSDXC (up to 128 GB) expansion slot is available for increased storage capacity.

Battery
4130mAh

The phone is powered by a Lithium-Ion (Li-Ion), 4130 mAh battery. Asus's performance ratings are 30 days standby time, minutes (2G), 1200 minutes (3G).


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LaptopMedia

When battery life is of utmost importance

from LaptopMedia

As we expected, the available 4130mAh battery is Zenfone 3 Max’s key advantage in its battle with the competitive models in this price range. Apart from ensuring high durability, it is also complemented by several battery saving modes which can significantly increase battery life between se...More

As we expected, the available 4130mAh battery is Zenfone 3 Max’s key advantage in its battle with the competitive models in this price range. Apart from ensuring high durability, it is also complemented by several battery saving modes which can significantly increase battery life between separate charges. They are part of the feature-rich Zen user interface by ASUS which complements the Android 6.0 Marshmallow OS in the best possible way. Additionally, you get an HD display which ensures good enough image detail plus high brightness levels allowing easy use when outdoors.

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Android Authority

Aims to pimp up the Max range with a premium design

from Android Authority

Like the entire ZenFone lineup, the ASUS ZenFone 3 is a decent smartphone. However, even with the premium pitch, there’s no stand out factor running for it. It looks good on paper, but the real-world performance is limited – and would only meet the demands of less discerning users. Ye...More

Like the entire ZenFone lineup, the ASUS ZenFone 3 is a decent smartphone. However, even with the premium pitch, there’s no stand out factor running for it. It looks good on paper, but the real-world performance is limited – and would only meet the demands of less discerning users. Yes, there’s the fantastic battery life, and that’s the sole reason one should go for this device. Else, even looking within, there are better ZenFone siblings around.

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Notebookcheck

Wants to impress with its high-capacity battery and satisfy all runtime-junkies

from Notebookcheck

The Zenfone 3 Max offers a good memory configuration for this price range, can handle two SIM cards, and it is light and slim. The handset will be a good deal for everyone mainly focusing on battery life.

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The Zenfone 3 Max offers a good memory configuration for this price range, can handle two SIM cards, and it is light and slim. The handset will be a good deal for everyone mainly focusing on battery life.

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Brian

NOT SO GOOD!!!

I experience many problems with my zenfone 3 max, 1st battery drains fast, 2nd touch screen is very hard to use when typing text doesnt respond quickly, 3rdmy latest problem the phone gets hot when charting especially the back side..



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Full Specs

Overview
Release date November 10, 2016
Regions available USA, India
Networks
GSM:
850/900/1800/1900 MHz
UMTS:
850/900/1700/1900 /2100 MHz
LTE:
1700/1900/700/2100 /850/900/1800/2600 MHz
Data:
GPRS, EDGE, HSUPA, HSPA+, LTE
SIM card Micro-SIM
Dual SIM Yes
Operating System Android 6.0 Marshmallow (Update Available: 7.0 Nougat)

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Processor MediaTek MT6737M Quad core 1.25 GHz
Internal Flash Memory 16 GB
RAM 2 GB
ROM No
GPS Type A-GPS
Digital compass Yes
Flightmode Yes
Hearing Aid Compatible No
TTY/TDD No
Noise Cancellation Yes
SAR Head: 0.302 W/kg
Body: 1.18 W/kg
Languages English
Manufacturer Warranty 1 Year
Accessories Included Data Cable, Manual, Standard Battery, USB Power Adapter
Power & battery
Type Lithium-Ion (Li-Ion)
Battery Capacity 4130 mAh
Removable Battery No
Wireless Charging No
Fast Charging No
Video Playback Time 900 minutes
Wi-Fi Surfing Time 1080 minutes
3G Surfing Time Unknown
4G Surfing Time Unknown
Talk Time Unknown
3G Talk Time Up to: 1200 minutes (3G)
Standby Time Up to: 30 days
Physical Characteristics
Design type Bar
Multi-Use Smart Phone / PDA Yes
Material Plastic
Colors Sand Gold, Titanium Gray, Glacier Silver
Dimensions [H x W x D] 15.0 x 7.4 x 0.9 cm (5.9 x 2.9 x 0.4 in)
Weight 148 grams
Water Resistant / Waterproof Unknown
Rugged design No
IP Rating No
Antenna Type Internal
Changeable Faceplates No
Display / Screen
Type Color
Technology LCD (IPS)
Colors 16.7 million
Resolution 720 x 1280 pixels
Pixel density 282 pixels
Size 5.2 inches
3D No
Secondary Display No
Sensors Ambient Light, Proximity, Motion / Accelerometer
Graphics Yes
Themes Yes
Backlit Illumination Yes
Zoom / Magnification Yes
Screen Orientation Lock Yes
Multi-Touch Yes
Fingerprint-Resistant Coating No
Additional Display Features Capacitive touch screen, Corning Gorilla Glass 4, 2.5D curved glass
Input / Navigation
Sleep / Wake Key Yes
Home Key No
Mute Key No
Input Type Touchscreen
Navigation Type Touchscreen
Predictive Text Entry Yes
Physical keyboard No
Voicemail Key No
Any Key Answer No
Voice Commands Yes
Keypad/Screen Lock Yes
External Volume Control Yes
External Media Playback Controls No
Fingerprint Sensor Yes
Call Management
Wi-Fi Calling No
Voice over LTE (VoLTE) No
Contact List Capacity Depends on system memory
Multiple Numbers Per Contact Email address, Other fields
Contact Groups Yes
Auto Answer No
Voice Activated Dialing Yes
Photo Caller ID Yes
Web / Email / Messaging
Web Browser Yes
Email Client Yes
Email Protocols POP3, IMAP, SMTP, Microsoft Exchange
Additional Email Features Gmail
Messaging SMS, MMS, IM
Push-to-talk (PTT) No
Connectivity
USB Micro-USB 2.0
USB OTG Support No
Infrared No
Bluetooth 4.0
Bluetooth Profiles A2DP, AVRCP, OPP/FTP, HFP, HSP
WiFi 802.11 b/g/n
WiFi Encryption No
Mobile Hotspot Yes
WiMAX No
Memory Expansion Slot Yes
Expansion Slot Info MicroSD, MicroSDHC, microSDXC (up to 128 GB)
PC Synchronization Yes
TV Out No
DLNA Support No
NFC No
UMA Support No
Data Tethering Compatibility Yes
Java Applications No
Brew Applications No
ECML / Digital Wallett No
PictBridge No
Camera
Main Camera
Aperture
ƒ/ 2.2
Resolution
13+ megapixels
Dual lens
No
Zoom
Yes
Flash
Yes (LED)
Additional Rear Camera Info
Auto focus, Effects, Face detection, Geotagging, Multi-shot, Night mode, Panorama, Self-timer
Video Recording Formats
3GP / 3GPP, H.264 / AVC, MPEG-4, WMV
Video Recording Parameters
Front Camera
Resolution
5+ megapixels
Zoom
Yes
Additional Front Camera Info
Effects, Night mode, HDR, Time lapse
Video Recording Parameters
Audio / Video
Audio Playback Yes
Audio Formats MIDI, MP3, MP4, eAAC+, AAC+, AAC, WMA, WAV, M4A
Radio Yes (FM)
Video Playback Yes
Video Playback Formats 3GP / 3GPP, H.264 / AVC, MPEG-4, WMV
Mobile TV No
Streaming Video Yes
External Speakers Yes
Headset Jack 3.5mm
Custom Ringtones Yes
Vibration Alert Yes
Downloadable Ringtones Yes
Ringtone Composer No
Ringer ID Yes
Haptic Feedback Vibration Yes
Speakerphone Yes
Apps
To-Do / Task List Yes
Calendar Yes
World Clock Yes
Alarm Yes
Stop Watch Yes
Timer Yes
Calculator Yes
Currency Converter No
Viewable document types No
Weather Yes
Stocks No
Maps Yes
NotePad Yes
Voice Memos / Recorder Yes
Games Downloadable
Apps Downloadable
Included Software / Apps -
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Additional comments SIM 2: Nano SIM card
Also available in 3 GB RAM variant.
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