The Zenfone Max Z010D 2016 is the upgraded version of previous ZenFone Max. the Previous version was powered by SD410 Quad core processor but now the newer version is powered by a Snapdragon 615 Octa-core processor. The Zenphone Max 16Gb Costs only Rs 8,999 and the New ZenFone Max Z010D with 2GB/32Gb Costs Rs 9,999 and 3GB/32Gb Costs Rs12,999.
New Zenfone Max Z010D Specifications
- Display : 5.5 inch HD IPS Display.
- OS : Android 6.0.1 Marshmallow
- CPU : Snapdragon 615 Octa-Core/ 1.5GHz
- RAM : 2 GB, 3GB
- Internal: 32GB with Expandable Memory
- Camera : 13 MP Primary with laser auto-focus and dual-LED real tone flash (f/2.0 Aperture, 5-element Lens) + 5 MP Front
- Connectivity: Dual Sim (LTE+ LTE)/ 4G (LTE)
- OTG Support
- Battery : 5000 mNon-Removable Beast Battery
- Dimensions & Weight: 77.5 x 156 x 10.55 ~ mm (WxDxH) 202 g (with battery)
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With the 5.5-inch HD IPS Display of 1280 x 720 pixels. The size of the screen may appear big for some people, Now a days 5.5 inches is normal for users. Brightness is quite better but in very heavy sunlight it is not up to the mark, according to me this won’t be the issue. Even I hardly noticed the change. Auto Adjust mode works fine. this time thanks to improvements. You can even choose different screen modes like standard, Vivid, Reading or Balanced. you can use themes to personalize your smartphone. One nice feature is the Glove mode, as it will let you use the device with gloves in winter.
Design and Overview:
The Zenfone Max Z010D model is similar to its predecessor with a curved rounded plastic back (removable) just like the Zenfone Max (1st Gen), and has a grippy finish, it feels good while holding the smartphone. Somehow it managed to give us nearby premium feel. The Design is much comfortable.
The navigation buttons are present at the bottom of the screen but it doesn’t support back-lit, you might not be able to use them properly during night.
The speakers are at the back of the device, at the bottom with awesome minor dot grill-width.
The 5000 mAh battery is the backbone of power in the device with the weight of 202gms.
Performance and Benchmarks
The New Zenfone Max is powered by a 1.5 GHz Qualcomm Snapdragon 615 processor with 2/3 GB of RAM, So you can expect some kind of Mid-Higher level performance & that’s right, we were able to work with our all social apps, gamings easily. I played Asphalt 8, GTA SA, SS, Tekken 6 and Shadow Fight for more than 40 Minutes and it was all good, No Heating Issues.
There were a negligible heating and device is able to cool down very fastly. thanks to It’s unique style back cover. The AnTuTu benchmark score for New Zenfone Max comes out to be about 37465. and the Storage is approx 24Gb for users
There is a 13 MP main rear camera with dual-LED real tone flash with laser focus and a front 5 MP front camera for Photography department. we tested the camera under different conditions. The Focus was Super Amazing, Macro Shots are one of the best shots by this camera, even in Normal light we were able to capture some good shots and during evening or night, We must say it will not ‘give up to mark’ results but you won’t ignore those too because it can capture some decent shots in low lighting too.
There are lots of New Modes in camera app such as Low-Light mode or night Mode, Selfie mode, HDR mode, Panorama mode, Slow Motion Mode, and more. The most important mode is Manual Mode we really liked that mode in this camera.
The front 5 MP camera was good enough to capture some nice selfies. we must say It is the Top class Camera smartphone in this price segment.
Check out the Samples in Low-Light, HDR, Super Resolution, Macro and other Modes below.
Operating System and User Interface
The New Zenfone Max is powered by Android 6.0.1 Marshmallow with ZenUI on top of it. It comes with some custom features from ASUS just like ultra-saving mode, optimized mode or customized mode for battery. You can customize the toggles, You can setup Gestures, You can open apps without unlocking the device. These are some Cool features from ASUS. If you root this device then uninstall all the bloatware, take this task as priority.
Amazing, Wonderful, Superb! This New ZenFone Max is specially crafted for battery and this part is one of the best part. The battery performance was Awesome and cleared all the tests, If you are looking for a good battery device then this should be your #1 Choice. You can even charge your other smartphone with New ZenFone MaxZ010D.
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If battery life is your first priority, then the ASUS Zenfone Max is the best smartphone that you can buy for Rs. 9,999. The excellent battery life trumps some of the shortcomings of the device. Buy Asus Zenfone Max 2GB/32Gb Version from Flipkart, The base version name is ZenFone Max Z010D. A decent camera with laser focus and excellent battery life are the main reason to buy ASUS Zenfone Max. It’s “Capture Beauty With Beast Power“.