Asus has launched two new high-end phones in its Zenfone 3 series, including Zenfone 3 Max and Zenfone 3 Laser. These new Zenfone 3 series smartphones has been officially launched at Zenvolution 2016 event in Vietnam, on 14th July. Both Asus Zenfone 3 Max and Asus Zenfone 3 Laser are made from monolithic metal with rounded edges.
Asus comes with the flagship phones at this time for their customers. Both smartphones have a lot going in its favor, Zenfone 3 Max will fill the gap for the need of a big screen device huge battery, while the Zenfone 3 Laser with high-speed 13MP camera in the mid-range line.
Asus Zenfone 3 Max Price & Specifications
The handset is powered by a 1.4 GHz quad-core MediaTek MT6735 processor paired with Mali T720 GPU and 3GB of RAM. The Android version 6.0 Marshmallow and internal storage capacity is 32GB which can be further expanded via microSD card.
The Zenfone 3 Max also integrates a 360-degree fingerprint scanner located under the rear camera can unlock the device in just 0.2 seconds. The battery capacity of 4100mAh is said to be given up to 20 hours of talk time, 30 days of standby, 20 hours of web-surfing and 15 hours of video playback time.
The device sports a large 5.2-inch IPS LCD display with HD (720 x 1280 pixels) resolution and is also protected by 2.5D curved glass. It comes equipped with a 13-megapixel Auto Focus rear camera with Sony sensor and Flash. There is a 5-megapixel front selfie sensor.
(Also see Asus Zenfone Max Pro with 5000mAh Battery)
Connectivity features include, 4G LTE, 3G, Wi-Fi 802.11 a/b/g/n, Bluetooth 4.0, GPS and USB 2.0. It is available in Titanium Gray, Glacier Silver and Sand Gold color options and has been priced at 4,490,000 Vietnamese Dong – approximately $200 USD or 13,500 INR.
Asus Zenfone 3 Laser Price & Specifications
It comes with a 5.5-inch IPS LCD display with Full HD (1920 x 1080 pixels) resolution and 2.5D curved Corning Gorilla Glass layer on top of it. This phone comes with a 1.4 GHz Octa-core Snapdragon 430 processor clubbed with Adreno 505 GPU. It’s backed by a 4GB RAM and with 32GB of internal storage and microSD card slot. The operating system is also latest Android 6.0 Marshmallow with ZenUI 3.0
The camera features include a 13-megapixel Sony IMX 214 sensor on the back with fast shutter speed just 0.03 sec., f/2.0 aperture, Laser AF, 3-axis EIS and LED flash. As of now no words on front camera details. The battery capacity of 3000mAh is said to deliver up to 750 hours of standby time, 64 hours of music and 18 hours of video playback time.
For connectivity, it features 4G LTE, 3G, WiFi, Bluetooth 4.1, USB 2.0 and 3.5 mm jack. It is available in Gold, Rose Gold and Silver color options and has been priced at 5,990,000 Vietnamese Dong – approximately $268 USD or 18,000 INR.