ASUS India is all set to reveal a new smartphone from their ZenFone 3 lineup tomorrow. In all probability, the device in question is the ASUS ZenFone 3S MAX, which will also be their first product launch in the country for 2017. The device will be unveiled at 12 PM IST, at an event which will be streamed live on the web.
The ASUS Zenfone 3S MAX features a massive 5000 mAh battery and runs Android 7.0 Nougat out-of-the-box. To be available in shades of Black and Gold, the 3S MAX has an aluminum body shell and features a fingerprint scanner that has been embedded in the Home button. ASUS claims the super swift scanner allows for the phone to be unlocked in 0.5 seconds and can recognize up to 5 fingers.
The device features a 5.2-inch HD display which is covered under 2.5D glass, has a contoured edge and features a built-in Bluelight filter. Powering the phone is a MediaTek MT6750 octa-core processor clocked at 1.5GHz coupled with 3GB of RAM and 32GB inbuilt storage. The handset supports expandable storage via microSD card (up to 2TB). The ZenFone 3S Max sports a 13-megapixel rear camera with f/2.0 aperture, 5P Largan lens, and dual-LED real-tone flash. The front snapper is an 8-megapixel lens. The dual-SIM ZenFone 3S Max supports reverse charging capability, meaning, it can act as a power bank for other smartphones when required.