Asus Zenfone Max ZC550KL

Asus Zenfone Max ZC550KL Price

Market Status: Available in India

Updated on:Dec 11, 2016

Release Date: Jan 15, 2016 (Official)

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Key Features

  • Android v5.0 (Lollipop) upgradable to v6.0 (Marshmallow)
  • Performance



  • Display



  • Camera



  • Battery

  • 16 GB + 64 GB Expandable
  • Supports Indian bands
  • Dual SIM: Micro + Micro
  • No Fingerprint sensor
  • FM Radio

What makes Asus Zenfone Max ZC550KL unique?

  • The phone priced around Rs. 8,000 with the most powerful battery

Buy For

  • Large battery capacity 
  • 4G LTE support
  • Rear camera with laser autofocus

Beware Of

  • No full HD display
  • Non removable battery

Attractive design and massive battery for a budget

Display, configuration and OS

The ASUS ZenFone Max ZC550KL sports an attractive design with a metal bezel below the screen, just like the ZenFone 2 series devices. The phone offers a large 5.5-inch HD IPS display with a layer of Corning Gorilla Glass 4 on top to prevent scratches. Thanks to the large and HD resolution screen, the device suits best for those looking for immersive media viewing experience.

The ZenFone Max utilises a quad-core Qualcomm Snapdragon 410 processor that is clocked at 1GHz, and is further supported by an Adreno 306 GPU and 2GB of RAM. Software-wise, the phone runs on Android Lollipop with ASUS' ZenUI custom user interface on top. The handset comes pre-loaded with a handful of ASUS applications like MyASUS, ASUS Music, MicroFilm, and Mirror. 

Camera and storage

For imaging, the ZenFone Max sports a 13-megapixel primary shooter with laser autofocus, a dual-LED flash, and f/2.0 aperture. For self-portraits and video calling, the device offers a 5-megapixel front shooter with a wide-angle lens and f/2.0 aperture.

The phone offers decent storage options including 8GB and 16GB internal memory variants, which users can further increase up to 128GB via a microSD card. Overall, the handset is loaded with solid configuration for its price range. 

Connectivity and battery

As far as the connectivity is concerned, the ZenFone Max is a future ready device, and supports India's 4G LTE bands, and comes with dual-SIM slots, 3G, Wi-Fi, Bluetooth, micro-USB, Wi-Fi Hotspot, and A-GPS. To keep the show running, the handset is loaded with a massive 5,000mAh battery.

Verdict

The ASUS ZenFone Max ZC550KL is one of the best Android Lollipop-powered smartphones in India at the moment in its price range. The device supports 4G LTE networks in India, and comes with a quad-core high-speed Snapdragon processor, decent camera specs, and internal memory. In addition, the handset is loaded with a handsome 5,000mAh battery for prolonged usage.

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Asus Zenfone Max ZC550KL Specifications

General

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Launch Date January 15, 2016 (Official)
Brand Asus
Model Zenfone Max ZC550KL
Operating System Android v5.0 (Lollipop)
Custom UI
Zen UI 2.0
SIM Slot(s)
Dual SIM, GSM+GSM
SIM Size SIM1: Micro
SIM2: Micro
Network 4G: Available (supports Indian bands)
3G: Available, 2G: Available
Fingerprint Sensor
No
Quick Charging
No

Design

Size Compare
Dimensions 156 (H) x 77.5 (W) x 10.5 (T) mm
Below Average
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10.5 mm
Average in group
8.9 mm
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5.5 mm
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Weight 202 grams
Poor
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202 grams
Average in group
144 grams
Best in this group
97 grams
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Colours

Display

Very Good
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71%
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65%
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87%
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Screen Size
5.5 inches (13.97 cm)
Screen Resolution
HD (720 x 1280 pixels)
Pixel Density
267 ppi
Good
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267 ppi
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294 ppi
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441 ppi
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Display Type
IPS LCD
Screen Protection
Corning Gorilla Glass v4
Touch Screen Capacitive Touchscreen, Multi-touch
Screen to Body Ratio
68.82 %

Performance

Good
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59%
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50%
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86%
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Chipset Qualcomm Snapdragon 410 MSM8916
Processor
Quad core, 1 GHz, Cortex A53
Average
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Quad core, 1 GHz, Cortex A53, Chipset: Qualcomm Snapdragon 410 MSM8916
Average in group
Quad core, 1.2 GHz, Cortex A7, Chipset: MediaTek MT6589
Best in this group
Dual core, 2.5 GHz, Cortex A72 + Quad core, 2 GHz Cortex A53 + Quad core, 1.4 GHz Cortex A53, Chipset: MediaTek MT6797
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Architecture
64 bit
Graphics
Adreno 306
RAM
2 GB
Very Good
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2 GB
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1 GB
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4 GB
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Storage

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96%
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87%
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98%
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Internal Memory
16 GB
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16 GB
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8.00 GB
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32.00 GB
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Expandable Memory
Up to 64 GB
USB OTG Support

Camera

Excellent
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90%
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69%
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90%
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Main Camera

Resolution
13 MP Primary Camera
Very Good
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13 MP
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8.00 MP
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16 MP
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Sensor
Back-illuminated sensor (BSI)
Autofocus
Laser autofocus
Aperture
2.0 F
Optical Image Stabilisation
No
Flash
Dual-color LED Flash
Image Resolution 4128 x 3096 Pixels
Settings
Exposure compensation
Shooting Modes
Continuos Shooting, High Dynamic Range mode (HDR)
Camera Features
Digital Zoom, Auto Flash, Digital image stabilization, Face detection, Touch to focus
Video Recording
1920x1080 @ 30 fps

Front Camera

Resolution
5 MP Front Camera
Good
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5 MP
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5 MP
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13 MP
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Autofocus
No
Flash
No

Battery

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96%
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66%
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99%
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Capacity
5000 mAh
Type Li-Polymer
User Replaceable
No
Talktime
Up to 37 Hours(3G)

Network & Connectivity

SIM Size SIM1: Micro, SIM2: Micro
Network Support
4G (supports Indian bands), 3G, 2G
SIM 1
4G Bands:
TD-LTE 2600(band 38) / 2300(band 40) / 2500(band 41) / 1900(band 39)
FD-LTE 2100(band 1) / 1800(band 3)
3G Bands:
UMTS 1900 / 2100 / 850 / 900 MHz

2G Bands:
GSM 1800 / 1900 / 850 / 900 MHz

4G Speed:
50 Mbit/s ↑ 150 Mbit/s ↓ (LTE category 4)

3G Speed:
HSDPA 42 Mbit/s ↓, HSUPA 5.76 Mbit/s ↑

GPRS:
Available

EDGE:
Available

SIM 2
3G Bands:
UMTS 1900 / 2100 / 850 / 900 MHz

2G Bands:
GSM 1800 / 1900 / 850 / 900 MHz

3G Speed:
HSDPA 42 Mbit/s ↓

GPRS:
Available

Wi-Fi Wi-Fi 802.11, b/g/n
Bluetooth
v4.0
GPS
with A-GPS
NFC
No
USB Connectivity
microUSB 2.0

Multimedia

FM Radio
Loudspeaker
Audio Jack 3.5 mm

Special Features

Fingerprint Sensor
No
Other Sensors Light sensor, Proximity sensor, Accelerometer, Compass

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Expert Reviews for Asus Zenfone Max ZC550KL

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  • ASUS ZenFone Max review: great battery life, with a few compromises
    Deeksha Koli
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    11 Feb 2016 | 91mobiles

    Reprise, Unplugged, Studio, Rock, Lyrical… these words shouldn’t be unfamiliar to a Bollywood fanatic. But for those of you who prefer a little less drama, colour, and noise, we’ll simplify it. For so long, music makers in the Indian film industry have been cashing on potentially popular or hit songs, by varying the compositions slightly, and coming out with new versions of the songs. Why are we talking about Bollywood songs in a phone revi...

    Pros: Amazing battery life; Decent cameras; Customisable UI;  

    Cons: Too heavy; Average display; Loads of bloatware;  

    Verdict: The ASUS ZenFone Max pretty much justifies what we said about it in our first impressions… it’s potent enough to be mainstream despite being battery-focussed. Yet, let’s first talk about the competition it faces. The Lenovo Vibe P1m (first impr...

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  • BATTERY NOT DECENT AS PROMISED AND HEATING IS
    Flipkart Customer
    BATTERY NOT DECENT AS PROMISED AND HEATING IS
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    05 Jun 2016
    Reviewed On: flipkart.com

    Overall: I WOULD LIKE YOU TO INFORM THAT I HAVE BROUGHT AN ASUS ZENFONE MAX MODEL ASUS ZO1OD FROM FLIPKART.MY MAIN MOTIVE BEHIND BUYING THE PHONES WAS ITS 5000 MAH BATTERY WHICH AS CLAIMED BY YOU WAS ABOUT TO RUN 2.5 DAYS JUST ON A SINGLE CHARGE WITH MID LEVEL USES.SO I HAVE BEEN USING THIS PHONE SINCE THEN BUT I AM DISAPPOINTED WITH CERTAIN ISSUES WHICH I AM TRYING TO PUT FORWARD TO YOU HERE. nFIRST OF ALL I WOULD LIKE YOU TO KNOW THAT I AM NOT A GAMER OR A SOCIAL APP USER LIKE WHATSAPP OR FACEBOOK.I JUST NEED THE PHONE FOR INTERNET BROWSING THROUGH UC BROWSER OR GOOGLE CHROME AND FOR PLAYING VIDEOS AND SONGS.AS I WANT TO HAVE A GOOD BATTERY ENDURANCE SO I HAVE CUSTOMISE MY SETTINGS AS SUCH:- nPOWER SAVER MODE ACTIVATED nWIFI OFF nBLUETOOTH OFF nGPS OFF nFLASH LIGHT OFF nHOTSPOT OFF nAuto-Sync OFF nBRIGHTNESS LEVEL LOWEST(DARK) nZEN MOTION - all apps off nAutomatic updates off nNO CLOUD SYNCHRONIZATION nAUTO START MANAGER:- ALL APPS ARE DENIED PERMISSION nnBACKGROUND PROCESSING APPS:-Apps like us browser,google play,google services,maps are restricted. nCertain apps like google drive, google play movies,google play music,hang out,mini movies, music and zen circle are disabled. nnSO IN SPITE OF SUCH STRICT POWER SAVER SETTING I AM VERY MUCH UPSET TO INFORM YOU THAT I AM NOT GETTING AN EXPECTED BATTERY PERFORMANCE.IT QUICKLY DEGRADES FROM 100% TO 90% IN JUST 25 MINUTES AND TO 20% WITH 3.5 HOURS USAGE.BESIDES THE DEVICE USE TO HEAT UP JUST ON 20 MINUTES OF BROWSING OR VIDEO PLAYING.n I AM ALSO USING A HTC DESIRE 826 WITH 2600 MAH BATTERY.EVEN AFTER 8 MONTHS OF USAGE IT IS GIVING ME A DECENT BATTERY LIFE.WITH THE SAME CUSTOMISED SETTING IN MY HTC DESIRE I CAN BROWSE UP TO 5.5 HOURS OR PLAY VIDEOS UP TO 6-7 HOURS WITH A SINGLE CHARGE.nSO FIRSTLY MY QUESTION IS IF A 2600 MAH BATTERY CAN BEAT A 5000 MAH BATTERY THEN THERE MUST BE SOME FAULT IN YOUR HANDSET OR THE BATTERY.MOREOVER I COULDN'T FIND ANY IMPRINT OF 5000 MAH ANYWHERE NEITHER ON THE PRODUCT NOR ON THE CARRYING BOX WHICH IS QUITE DISGUSTING. n KEEPING ALL THESE IN VIEW I WOULD REQUEST YOU TO LOOK INTO THE MATTER WITH UTMOST SERIOUSNESS AND REPLACE ME THE PRODUCT.nnnUPDATE:-AS PER MY REQUEST FLIPKART REPLACED ME THE HANDSET BUT TO MY DISAPPOINTMENT NOTHING IS DIFFERENT WITH THIS NEW ONE TOO.I AM STILL HAVING THE SAME PROBLEM i.e. PHONE EXTREMELY HEATED AFTER 20 MINS INTERNET BROWSING..AFTER THAT IT GETS HANG AND LAG BEHIND..BATTERY STARTS DRAINING FAST..BESIDES THE BATTERY CAPACITY IS JUST 2000 MAH INSTEAD OF 5000 MAH..

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  • very very below average camera.
    Dr.sabarish bhasi
    very very below average camera.
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    17 Jan 2016
    Reviewed On: flipkart.com

    Overall: i bought this roduct today morningnnpre ordered it 15 days backnndelivery service from flipkart was as usual superbnnguys ont get decieved by the price,nnit has a very very dissapointing camera..nnnni use a Asus Zenfone 2 ZE551ML and it has a good camera.nnnmee dispite being an asus fa, wont recomend this for some one who wants allroundernnnall good 5.5 inch goodnfit n finish supernnbelow average camera a let downnnno wonder the priced it at 9knnonly good is 5.5 inch n batter 5000mahnndissapointed wit camera

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Asus Zenfone Max ZC550KL Price

Asus Zenfone Max ZC550KL Price in India
Asus Zenfone Max ZC550KL-6A068IN (Black, 2GB, 16GB) at Amazon Rs. 9,319
Asus Zenfone Max (Black, 16 GB) at Flipkart Rs. 9,399
Asus Zenfone Max ZC550KL (16 GB) at Snapdeal Rs. 9,459
Asus Zenfone Max ZC550KL 16GB (Black) at Tatacliq Rs. 8,790
Asus Zenfone Max (2GB RAM, 5000mAh,13MP) at Shopclues Rs. 9,199
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