Asus is Bringing its New ZenFone Max Plus to North America


Asus launched the Zenfone Max Plus (M1) in November in Russian Federation and expanded its availability across other European regions by the middle of December.

The new ZenFone Max Series is now a dedicated range of high-capacity smartphones. It will be available in Azure Silver and Deepsea Black colors in the U.S. (a gold pink color is also available in other markets).

Round the back, the phone ticks another trendy box with a dual camera setup including a 16MP PixelMaster f/2.0 sensor and 8MP 120-degree wide-angle 6-element lens. Previous generations of individual ZenFone Max models have become the company's best-selling smartphones, with ZenFone Max, ZenFone 3 Max, ZenFone 4 Max and ZenFone 4 Max Pro achieving a combined sales volume of around 5 million units.

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The regular ZenFone Max came with a 5.5-inch display, and the Plus variant bumps it up to 5.7 inches and opts for an 18:9 aspect ratio.

The slim and elegant size, premium metal finish and 2.5D-curved front edges of ZenFone Max Plus make it exceptionally comfortable to hold, with significantly less bulk than a standard 5.7-inch phone.

Other specifications on the Asus ZenFone Max Plus include a 16 megapixel front facing camera with an F2.0 Aperture and and dual rear cameras.

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Of course, a gargantuan 4130mAh battery headlines this "class-leading feature set", promising up to 26 days standby stamina, 26 hours of continuous 3G talk time, 21 hours of Wi-Fi web browsing, or up to 13 hours of endurance in video playback. If you'd like, the ZenFone Max Plus can also function as a power bank to charge other USB devices.

The handset will also feature 10W fast charging. The phone comes out with a massive battery and the biggest highlight of the device is that it supports face unlock.

Performance is delivered by a 1.5GHz octa-core processor, 3GB or 4GB of RAM dependent on model, and up to 64GB of storage. The device will also be able to intelligently prevent battery overcharging.

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