ASUS Announces New Zenfone Max

With the ASUS Zenfone 3 launch event only few days away, the company has apparently decided to launch an updated version of last year's Zenfone Max, the new Zenfone Max, that offers a very similar design with some upgraded specs.

The new Zenfone Max features 5.5-inch 720p IPS display, Snapdragon 615 Octa-core processor clocked at 1.5GHz , 2/3GB of memory, 32GB of internal storage, microSD card (up to 64GB), 13MP shooter with laser auto-focus and 5MP front-facing camera, 5000mAh battery, and Zen UI on top of Android 6.0 Marshmallow.

The phablet comes in 10.55mm thin and weighs 202g, with "luxurious leather pattern rear cover" and "metal-effect bezel", USB OTG compatible with the ability to charge other devices, 4G connectivity with Dual-SIM support, as well as Blue, Orange, White, and Black color options.

The new ASUS Zenfone Max is now available in India starting at Rs. 9999 (about $148) for the base model, while the higher-end one will go for Rs. 12999 (about $193).

Check out the new  ASUS Zenfone Max Intro.