First impression 3 Max ZenFone from ASUS
This smartphone with such a long name is one of the best 2017 in the budget segment. It has several features that push it slightly forward among his fellows at the price. The editor of the portal Smartphone.ua managed to test this tube and we are ready to share what are the advantages of ASUS ZenFone 3 Max.
Dressed in a metal case which can be Golden, grey, or silver. All the colors look great, so you can choose the coloring of your choice. Smooth lines and rounded glass on the screen give a pleasant tactile sensation from touching it. Even if you choose the right cover for ZenFone 3 Max it will remain attractive and comfortable to control with one hand. Although it depends on the body structure of each one of us. The device’s weight – 160 grams.
The screen is bright enough on the technology IPS display. The size of 5.2 inches. 1280×720. The screen itself takes up 75% of the area of the back side. The minimum density of pixels on one inch – 322. This increases the pleasurable sensations from the use of the device. 5.2 inches is a very comfortable screen size. The smartphone lies comfortably in the hand, and at the same time very comfortable to “absorb” the content.
The device is installed the battery, 4130 mAh. It gives 36 hours in idle mode and at least a day of active use. Power saving modes will increase these numbers. Although one day of active work – a very good result for a budget price segment. What else is very good – they you can even charge other smartphones.
Performance and memory
There is a MediaTek MT6737 on 4 cores. Work core with a clock frequency of 1.25 GHz. And video accelerator here is the Mali-T720. This allows you to “pull” even modern heavy games. Although sometimes on high settings may lag, so it’s best to set medium or minimum settings. Problems with stock apps and interface no. RAM is here set to 2 or 3 GB, depending on the specific device configuration. The internal memory has a capacity of 16/32 GB. Also have the ability to install a microSD card. The device supports OTG. This means that the apparatus can connect a variety of accessories and also connect a mouse, keyboard and other USB devices.
13-megapixel camera allows you to shoot very high quality photos, especially in good daylight. There is autofocus and led flash. Video is recorded with a resolution of 1080. Selfie camera at five megapixels gives also a good picture quality.
There is an Android version 6.0.1, and set it on top of a proprietary shell ZenUI version 3.0. The interface is highly configurable, has support for gestures. Preinstalled utility “Mobile Manager”, which helps to optimize your device memory. In addition, it protects the OC from viruses.
Sound and headset
The company did not emphasis on sound quality in this model, but the sound from the speaker is acceptable. The sound from the headset without distortion and metallic sound.
The communication and wireless interfaces
The smartphone has the support of networks such as 2G (GSM/GPRS/EDGE), 3G (WCDMA/HSPA+), and now required, type 4G (LTE). The relationship holds exactly, with no complaints. Can connect two SIM cards at once. Of course, there is support for Wi-Fi networks and Bluetooth. To navigate the maps uses GPS, A-GPS, Glonnas. It is also worth mentioning the fingerprint of the finger, which allows you to quickly unlock the device. It is rare for a budget price segment.
ZenFone 3 Max (ZC520TL) – an excellent smartphone with nice price/quality. It provides good performance, colorful screen and nice appearance. Here only buyers in our country do not often pay attention to it.