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Asus Zenfone Max (ZC550KL - 2016)

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Asus Zenfone Max (ZC550KL - 2016) review: specs and price

Asus Zenfone Max (ZC550KL - 2016)
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Asus Zenfone Max (ZC550KL - 2016)

Why is Asus Zenfone Max (ZC550KL - 2016) better than the average?

  • Battery power
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    5000mAhvs3094.67mAh
  • CPU speed
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    8 x 1.5GHzvs10.49GHz
  • Screen size
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    5.5"vs5.45"
  • Number of microphones
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    2vs1.73
  • Battery life
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    38hvs20.2h
  • DirectX version
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    11.1vs10.96
  • Number of flash LEDs
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    2vs1.32
  • OpenGL ES version
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    3vs3

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Design

1.weight

202g

We consider a lower weight better because lighter devices are more comfortable to carry. A lower weight is also an advantage for home appliances, as it makes transportation easier, and for many other types of products.
2.thickness

10.6mm

We consider a thinner chassis better because it makes the product more compact and portable. Thinness is a feature highlighted by many manufacturers of mobile devices, but it is essential for a wide range of products.
3.height

156mm

The height represents the vertical dimension of the product. We consider a smaller height better because it assures easy maneuverability.
4.width

77.5mm

The width represents the horizontal dimension of the product. We consider a smaller width better because it assures easy maneuverability.
5.volume

128.15cm³

Volume is the quantity of three-dimensional space enclosed by the product's chassis or, in simpler terms, the space the product occupies.

Display

1.pixel density

267ppi

Pixel density is a measurement of a screen's resolution, expressed as the number of pixels per inch (PPI) on the screen. A higher pixel density translates into more clarity and sharpness for the images rendered on the screen, thus improving the quality of the viewing experience.
2.resolution

720 x 1280px

Resolution is an essential indicator of a screen's image quality, representing the maximum amount of pixels that can be shown on the screen. The resolution is given as a compound value, comprised of horizontal and vertical pixels.
3.screen size

5.5"

The bigger the screen size is, the better the user experience.
4.has branded damage-resistant glass
Asus Zenfone Max (ZC550KL - 2016)
Damage-resistant glass (such as Corning Gorilla Glass or Asahi Dragontrail Glass) is thin, lightweight, and can withstand high levels of force.
5.LCD display with 3 subpixels per pixels
Asus Zenfone Max (ZC550KL - 2016)
The device has an LCD display with 3 subpixels per pixel, resulting in sharp and crisp images. Pixels in some displays (like AMOLED) share one subpixel to preserve space. This can result in a less crisp, slightly blurred image.
6.has an IPS screen
Asus Zenfone Max (ZC550KL - 2016)
IPS (In-Plane Switching) is a technology used for LCDs. It was designed to overcome the main limitations of conventional twisted nematic TFT displays: limited viewing angles and low-quality color reproduction. PLS (Plane-to-Line Switching) is a type of IPS screen developed by Samsung, with increased brightness and lower production costs.

Performance

1.CPU speed

8 x 1.5GHz

The CPU speed indicates how many processing cycles per second can be executed by a CPU, considering all of its cores (processing units). It is calculated by adding the clock rates of each core or, in the case of multi-core processors employing different microarchitectures, of each group of cores.
2.RAM

3GB

Random-access memory (RAM) is a form of volatile memory used to store working data and machine code currently in use. It is a quick-access, temporary virtual storage that can be read and changed in any order, thus enabling fast data processing.
3.has an external memory slot
Asus Zenfone Max (ZC550KL - 2016)
The device has a standard memory slot (such as an SD or micro SD card slot) that enables you to extend the built-in internal storage with affordable memory modules, or easily retrieve data, such as photographs, from the memory card.
4.internal storage

32GB

The internal storage, also called read-only memory (ROM), refers to the built-in storage space available in a device for system data, apps, and user-generated data. With a large amount of internal storage, you can save more files and apps on your device.
5.Has integrated LTE
Asus Zenfone Max (ZC550KL - 2016) (Qualcomm Snapdragon 615 MSM8939)
The system on a chip (SoC) has an integrated LTE cellular chip. LTE is capable of downloading at faster speeds than older, 3G technology.
6.semiconductor size
Small semiconductors provide better performance and reduced power consumption. Chipsets with a higher number of transistors, semiconductor components of electronic devices, offer more computational power. A small form factor allows more transistors to fit on a chip, therefore increasing its performance.

Cameras

1.megapixels (main camera)

13MP

The number of megapixels determines the resolution of the images captured with the main camera. A higher megapixel count means that the camera is capable of capturing more details. However, the megapixel count is not the only important element determining the quality of an image.
2.megapixels (front camera)

5MP

The number of megapixels determines the resolution of the images captured with the front camera. A higher megapixel count means that the front camera is capable of capturing more details, an essential factor for taking high-resolution selfies.
3.video recording (main camera)

1080 x 30fps

The maximum resolution available for videos shot with the main camera. Although it may be possible to choose among other frame rates, those recordings usually have lower resolutions.
4.wide aperture (main camera)

f/2.0

With a wider aperture the sensor can capture more light, helping to avoid blur by enabling a faster shutter speed. It also provides a shallow depth of field, allowing you to blur the background to focus attention on the subject.
5.Has a dual-tone LED flash
Asus Zenfone Max (ZC550KL - 2016)
A dual-tone flash has LED lights with different color temperatures, delivering a better color balance to photos and videos.
6.has a built-in HDR mode
Asus Zenfone Max (ZC550KL - 2016)
It can automatically shoot pictures with a higher dynamic range (HDR).

Audio

1.has a socket for a 3.5 mm audio jack
Asus Zenfone Max (ZC550KL - 2016)
With a standard mini jack socket, you can use the device with most headphones.
2.Has a radio
Asus Zenfone Max (ZC550KL - 2016)
A built-in FM radio tuner allows you to listen to most of the live-broadcasted FM radio stations without using the internet.
3.number of microphones

2

More microphones result in better sound quality and enable the device to filter out background noise.

Battery

1.battery power

5000mAh

Battery power, or battery capacity, represents the amount of electrical energy that a battery can store. More battery power can be an indication of longer battery life.
2.Has an ultra power-saving mode
Asus Zenfone Max (ZC550KL - 2016) (Android 6.0 Marshmallow)
The ultra power-saving mode, also called low power mode, is an effective way to extend the battery life of the device. Usually, it involves limiting screen brightness and contrast, disabling location services, restricting connectivity, and turning off nonessential apps.
3.Battery life

38h

The device's battery life (when in use) as given by the manufacturer. With a longer battery life you have to charge the device less often.
4.has a battery level indicator
Asus Zenfone Max (ZC550KL - 2016)
An indicator shows you when the device has low battery.
5.has a rechargeable battery
Asus Zenfone Max (ZC550KL - 2016)
The battery can be recharged and used over again.

Features

1.download speed

150MBits/s

The download speed is a measurement of the internet connection bandwidth, representing the maximum data transfer rate at which a device can access online content.
2.Bluetooth version

4

Bluetooth is a wireless technology standard that allows data transfers between devices placed in close proximity, using short-wavelength, ultra-high frequency radio waves. Newer versions provide faster data transfers.
3.upload speed

50MBits/s

The upload speed is a measurement of the internet connection bandwidth, representing the maximum data transfer rate at which a device can send information to a server or another device.
4.supports two SIM cards
Asus Zenfone Max (ZC550KL - 2016)
A dual-SIM mobile phone can work with two SIM cards at the same time.
5.is a multi-user system
Asus Zenfone Max (ZC550KL - 2016) (Android 6.0 Marshmallow)
A multi-user operating system allows multiple users to access the device. Each user has a dedicated profile with apps and data available only to them.
6.The browser has word wrap
Asus Zenfone Max (ZC550KL - 2016) (Android 6.0 Marshmallow)
The web browser has automatic word wrap when zooming, the user can easily read long lines without scrolling horizontally.

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