ASUS ZenFone 4 Max Pro Review: Maximum Longevity

Intro

ASUS ZenFone 4 Max Pro

RM 1099.00
ASUS ZenFone 4 Max Pro
7.6

Build Quality

8/10

Accessories

8/10

Audio

8/10

Display

7/10

Camera

8/10

Software & Features

7/10

Performance

7/10

Battery Life

9/10

Value

8/10

Pros

  • Good build quality
  • Fast fingerprint scanner
  • True Dual SIM + microSD support
  • Wide-angle + Standard angle dual camera setup
  • Excellent battery life
  • Affordable price point

Cons

  • Micro USB
  • Fingerprint scanner logic need improvement
  • Subpar 720p IPS display
  • No OIS
  • Underwhelming ultra wide angle camera sensor
  • Older non-FinFET chipset
  • Slow charging

ASUS ZenFone 4 Max Pro Review

When ASUS launches their new ZenFone 4 lineup, ASUS chairman specifically mentions the devices will have 3 different focus areas – Photography, Selfie & Battery Life. Today, what we have in our labs is the ASUS ZenFone 4 Max Pro. As the “Max” in the name suggests, this is the phone that aims to give you the maximum battery longevity.

ASUS ZenFone 4 Max Pro (ZC554KL) Specifications

ASUS ZenFone 4 Max Pro (ZC554KL)
CPU & GPUQualcomm Snapdragon 430 28nm (8 x Cortex-A53 @ 1.4 GHz)
Adreno 505
RAM3 GB
Storage32 GB
support up to 2 TB MicroSD card
Display5.5 inches
720p HD
IPS
Camera (rear)16 MP, Omnivision 16880, 1.12um, 25mm f/2.0
5 MP, Omnivision 5675, 1.12un, 18mm f/2.2
Camera (front)16 MP, Omnivision 16880, 1.12um, 26mm f/2.0
Battery5000mAh
Operating SystemAndroid 7 Nougat
ZenUI 4.0
SIMDual SIM + MicroSD (Nano + Nano + MicroSD)
ConnectivityGSM / HSPA / LTE
Wi-Fi 802.11 b/g/n, Bluetooth 4.1, A2DP, EDR, LE
GPS with A-GPS, GLONASS, BDS
FeaturesFront fingerprint scanner

Unboxing

ASUS ZenFone 4 Max Pro Review

Package includes:

  • ASUS ZenFone 4 Max Pro
  • Charging adapter
  • Micro USB cable
  • USB OTG cable
  • Earphones
  • Transparent soft case
  • User manual & warranty info

ASUS ZenFone 4 Max Pro Review

The USB OTG cable other than allowing you to connect to external storage drives, it also allows you to charge another phone.

ASUS ZenFone 4 Max Pro Review

Which means your phone also works as a backup battery pack since it has a huge 5000 mAh battery.

ASUS ZenFone 4 Max Pro Review

The transparent soft case apparently felt slightly better quality than the one provided with ZenFone 4 Selfie Pro.

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