The Asus Zenfone 4 Max Plus is a mid-range smartphone that offers incredible features that may make the average person confuse it with a premium high-end device. To cap it all off, the device is super affordable and now, for a limited time only, GearBest is giving the Asus Zenfone 4 Max Plus out at an unbelievable price slash off the original price.
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ASUS Zenfone 4 Max Plus: Summary Specifications
Display: 5.5 inches IPS LCD capacitive touchscreen
Dimensions:154 mm x 76.9 mm x 8.9 mm
Weight: 181 grams
Internal Memory (ROM): 32GB
Rear Camera: Dual 13MP + 5MP with LED flash
Front Camera: 8MP with LED flash
Chipset: Qualcomm Snapdragon 425
Processor: 1.4GHz Quad-core Cortex-A53 processor
Operating system: Android v7.0 Nougat
Graphics Processing Unit: Qualcomm Adreno 306
Battery: Non-removable Lithium Polymer 5,000 mAh
Available colours: Gold, Black, Pink
Asus Zenfone 4 Max Plus: Design and Construction
The device is an upgrade of the Asus Zenfone 4 Max smartphone but design-wise, the two devices have the same appearance, are made of the same metallic material, have the same dimensions and weighs the same.
The only obvious introduction is the additional secondary lens which takes the number of lenses on the rear of the device to two. This adds the Asus Zenfone 4 Max Plus to the unending list and trend of dual camera smartphones.
On the front, at the top of the display, is the abode of the secondary speaker, the selfie camera and the front facing. The 3.5mm headphone jack is at the top which allows for easy placement headphones/earphones accessories. The there are three navigation keys at the bottom of the display; the home button, which is a head key that doubles as the fingerprint scanner, the back/return key and the app minimization key.
The Micro SD card and SIM card are mounted onto one adapter which fits on to the space at the top left side of the Zenfone 4 Max Plus.
Asus Zenfone 4 Max Plus: Display
The Asus Zenfone 4 Max Plus comes with a moderate sized display. The screen is sized 5.5 inches and has a High Definition (HD) resolution of 720 x 1280 pixels. The display is an IPS LCD type of screen and this translates into brighter colours and images.
Surrounding the display is a minimally large amount of bezels; at the sides, top and bottom. The device has a 70% screen-to-body ratio and this can be partly attributed to the home button which took a huge chunk of space on the front.
The Asus Zenfone 4 Max Plus’ display has just the perfect size and Quality for lovers of large screen. On this device, you would enjoy reading eBooks, games and watching movies.
Hardware and Performance
The Asus Zenfone 4 Max Plus comes with four cores (Quad-core) ARM Cortex-A53 processor which all runs at a clock speed of 1.4GHz. Under the hood, Asus utilized the Snapdragon 425 MSM8917 64-bit System-on-Chip. The chipset is a mid-range chipset which is mostly used on mid-range smartphones. The SoC isn’t all that powerful but it will handle basic device functions brilliantly.
The Asus Zenfone 4 Max Plus is a perfect phone for gamers.
However, can the 3GB RAM placed on board will be beef up the performance of the device by smoothing the running of applications both individual and simultaneously. There is also a Qualcomm Adreno 308 Graphics Processing Unit (GPU) which further increases the device’s performance, particularly when being used for low-end gaming and higher 3D gaming. The Asus Zenfone 4 Max Plus is a perfect phone for gamers.
To keep multimedia and whatever files you would love to store, the Asus Zenfone 4 Max Plus comes with an internal storage space of 32GB. While this inherent memory may be enough to satisfy the storage needs of some users, it definitely would not be enough for some others. That is why there is a dedicated slot for storage expansion up to a maximum of 256GB via external micro SD card.
Software and Connectivity
The Zenfone 4 Max Plus runs on the Android v7.1 Nougat operating with the skin of ASUS native ZenUI 4.0.
The device comes with supports for two SIM cards (Nano and Micro) and both SIMs support 2G, 3G HSDPA and 4G LTE of the following bands; 1(2100) / 3(1800) / 5(850) / 7(2600) / 8(900) / 20(800) / 40(2300).
The Asus Zenfone 4 Max Plus runs a tri-camera system; tow on the rear, one on the front.
The dual camera on the rear are of the respective quality: a 13-megapixels primary lens, and a 5-megapixels secondary camera. Flanked to the right of the rear cameras is the LED flash light for brightening subjects to be captured and producing well lighted images.
On the front side of the device, above the display is a single lens which is of 8-megapixrls quality. Interestingly, a LED flash light was also embedded to produce bright images both under low and high light conditions/environments.
The battery life has arguably grown to become one of the most looked-out feature on smartphones in recent time. Devices with long-lasting battery and high usage duration are most often the most sought after. Of such device is the Asus Zenfone 4 Max Plus.
The device comes with a Lithium Polymer battery cell of a huge 5,000 mAh capacity. The battery is non-removable and non-replaceable, except by a professional with the technical knowledge of how to get it removed or replaced. The device supports the Quick Charge technology and it charges from 0% to 100% in about 2 hours.
Asus Zenfone 4 Max Plus: Package/Box Items
When you buy a new Asus Zenfone 4 Max Plus from GearBest, you would get the following items out of the box:
- Asus Zenfone 4 Max Plus ZC554KL Handset
- Built-in 5,000 mAh Battery
- Power Adapter
- Data Cable
- SIM Removal Tool
- 3.5 mm Earphone
- Warranty Card, and
- Instruction Manual
Pricing, Availability and Where to buy the Asus Zenfone 4 Max Plus
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The Asus Zenfone 4 Max Plus is a worthy upgrade from what we have seen from Asus in the past. With new introduction like the dual rear camera, 3GB RAM and large battery capacity, the mid-range smartphone is worth the price tag it comes with.
- Large battery capacity
- Fast Charge
- Dual rear camera
- Front flash