Asus Zenfone 3s Max First Impressions – What We Liked So Far

Asus Zenfone 3 series a very popular in India. Apart from its confusing series name, the company is delivering good performance oriented devices at affordable prices. Asus launched first Zenfone Max in the year 2015. Now the company is equipped a whopping 5000mAh battery in the Asus Zenfone 3S Max. With an ergonomic design, decent looks, powerful battery will it steals the show? Let’s look into our first impressions of the device.

Asus Zenfone 3s Max Design

Asus Zenfone 3s Max Design

Curvy edge panel, decent aluminum finish Asus Zenfone 3s Max is a good device. Its metal design is eye catchy and a bit slippery in hand. The build quality of the device is robust; the unibody aluminum shell is providing good support feel.

Asus Zenfone 3S Max Ports and Speaker

Size wise it is a compact phone in your hand. It has a 5.2-inch display, which is smaller than nowadays phablet size form factor. The bezels are slim, and corners are round which gives a premium look. The company has included the fingerprint scanner on the front panel. Overall, the phone feels premium and is a well-built device.


The ZenFone 3s Max has a 5.2-inch HD (720p) IPS display with a 2.5D curved glass. The display is good and sharp. The display is producing vivid colors; the brightness levels are also good under sunlight conditions.


Zenfone 3S Max is powered by 64-bit MediaTek MT6750 processor clocked at 1.5GHz paired with 3GB of RAM. The performance is good for all types of conditions, I’ve tested under heavy gaming, and multiple apps open once. The device hasn’t lagged during the testing and performed well.

On the camera side, it has a 13-megapixel rear camera with dual LED flash. There is an 8-megapixel camera on the front side for the selfies and video calls.

Asus Zenfone 3s Max First Impressions

The fingerprint scanner is placed on the front panel instead of a rear panel. It can be used to answer incoming calls, launch the camera app, or take a picture. It is a pretty fast fingerprint scanner and responding in milliseconds. It is packed with 32GB of internal memory, further expandable by up to 2TB via a microSD card slot. Coming to the main attraction of the device, it is whopping 5000mAh battery. The device battery is unstoppable even in heavy usage. It is excellent for multimedia consumption along with the massive battery.


Overall, the device is a mediocre performer when you talk about hardware. The device battery is the center of attraction for those who needs an unstoppable battery performance while on the go. The device hasn’t been officially launched, and the pricing details are yet to be announced.

Rahul is the Editor-in-Chief at Thetechhacker, Phone Opinions, and Ask Hacker. After realizing an obsession with technology, he left his job career to write about technology.

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