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|DESIGN AND DIMENSIONS ASUS ZenFone Max (ZC550KL)|
|Manufacturer Model Number||ZC550KL|
|Height||156 mm||Better than 81 % of phones rated.|
|Width||77.5 mm||Better than 94 % of phones rated.|
|Depth||10.55 mm||Worse than 52 % of phones rated.|
|Weight||202 g||Worse than 93 % of phones rated.|
|Body Colour||White | Black|
|SAR Value||0.274 W/kg (body), 0.454 W/kg (head)|
Headset jack - mini-phone 3.5mm
Micro-USB - 5 pin Micro-USB Type B
|SIM Card Type (Size)||Micro SIM|
|SIM Card Qty||Dual-SIM|
The ASUS ZenFone Max (ZC550KL) has dimensions 156 mm × 77.5 mm × 10.55 mm. Its weight is 202 g.Show more
|DISPLAY ASUS ZenFone Max (ZC550KL)|
|Display Type||LCD display|
|Screen Size (Display Size)||5.5"||Better than 72 % of phones rated.|
|Screen Resolution (Display Resolution)||1280 x 720 pixels||Better than 65 % of phones rated.|
|Display Features||Full Lamination, ASUS Glove Touch technology|
|Display Protection (Screen Protector)||Corning Gorilla Glass 4 (scratch resistant glass)|
The screen size reaches 5.5" inches. With a large display, phone offers a great experience for watching videos, playing games and reading. The best phones today are 6.5'' or more. They have the advantage of a large display area that allows you to see more content than with conventional display sizes. LCD displays are currently taking a back seat. This is mainly due to higher power consumption. In addition, they have the disadvantage of lower colour contrast, which can be reflected e.g. in the resulting photos. On the other hand, phones with LCD displays are in general cheaper than those with OLED technology.
Display Resolution of ASUS ZenFone Max (ZC550KL) is 1280 x 720 pixels. A higher display resolution is a prerequisite for a sharper image. The standard for mid-range phones today is a Full HD resolution of 1920 × 1080 px. Cheaper phones, which usually have a smaller diagonal, have an HD resolution of 1280 × 720 px. Smaller resolutions can only be found in older models. Best phones, on the other hand, have a 4K resolution of 3840 x 2160 px.
|PROCESSOR ASUS ZenFone Max (ZC550KL)|
|Processor Type (CPU)||Qualcomm|
|Clock Speed||1.2 GHz||Worse than 65 % of phones rated.|
|Processor Core Qty||Quad-core||Worse than 55 % of phones rated.|
|Graphics System (GPU)||Qualcomm ADRENO 306|
ASUS ZenFone Max (ZC550KL) is supplied with Qualcomm. The number of processor cores is 4. It is a number of cores that plays an important role in evaluating the performance of phone as it is responsible for computing operations. Smartphones already commonly have a core count of around 4 to 8. Multi-core processors can perform better and reduce the processing time of a request to a minimum, which is reflected in the responsiveness of the phone, e.g. in the speed of opening applications. Another important parameter is the processor frequency, which indicates how many instructions the phone can process in one second. Similar to refresh rate, the higher the number, the faster the phone responds. Processor frequency of phone ASUS ZenFone Max (ZC550KL) is 1.2 GHz. As standard today, you'll find this value between 1.8 GHz and 2.8 GHz.
The processor also includes the graphics accelerator Qualcomm ADRENO 306.
|MEMORY ASUS ZenFone Max (ZC550KL)|
|RAM||2 GB||Better than 57 % of phones rated.|
|Internal Memory Size (Storage Capacity)||8 GB||Worse than 71 % of phones rated.|
|Supported Flash Memory Cards (Expandable Memory)||microSDHC, microSDXC - up to 64 GB|
One of the most important parameters for user´s decision is often internal memory capacity. The larger it is, the more apps, photos, movies and other files your phone can store. This phone has 8 GB storage. This memory capacity is ideal for those who have a few basic apps and a few dozen photos on their phone. If you don't expect to use your phone to play games or need to store high-resolution photos, this size should be sufficient. There is almost no probability you're likely to see this low capacity on new smartphones. The standard memory today is around 64 and 128 GB. The best phones have internal memory of 256 GB or more. Nowadays, you can usually find one phone model on the market with several different memory sizes. This allows each user to choose what suits them best.
For this model it is possible to increase the storage size by inserting a memory card.
Size of the RAM memory tells us how powerful the phone is. ASUS ZenFone Max (ZC550KL) is equipped with 2 GB. Commonly today you will find phones with 6 to 8 GB of RAM. This means that the phone can easily handle normal operation and more demanding applications or games. Higher RAM of 12 GB can be found in best phones on market and are ideal especially for avid gamers. On the other hand, operating memory below 4 GB is more of an issue with lower-end phones and older models. However, even they will find their fans among less demanding users, who don´t want to spend much on buying new phone.
|CAMERA ASUS ZenFone Max (ZC550KL)|
|Number of Main Cameras||1|
|Sensor Resolution||13 Megapixel||Better than 80 % of phones rated.|
|Lens Aperture||F/2.0||Better than 52 % of phones rated.|
|HDR Mode||Auto HDR mode|
|Camera Modes||Panorama, Time-lapse mode, night mode, manual mode, Beauty mode|
|Light Source||Dual LED flash|
|Camera Features (Functions)||Zero Shutter Lag, Blue Glass Infrared Filter, GIF animation function, ZenMotion, Smart Remove, MiniMovie, Time Rewind, All Smile|
|Number of Front Cameras||1|
|Sensor Resolution (Front)||5 Megapixel||Worse than 53 % of phones rated.|
|Lens Type (Front)||Wide-angle lens|
|Lens Aperture (Front)||F/2.0||Better than 89 % of phones rated.|
|Camera Modes (Front)||Night mode|
The rear camera of the ASUS ZenFone Max (ZC550KL) has only one lens. Single lens is more typical for older phones or lower-end phones with lower quality cameras. The rear cameras of modern phones nowadays are usually equipped with two, three and sometimes even five rear camera lenses. The resolution of main lens is 13 Megapixel. Nonetheless, resolution alone does not necessarily mean a good photo. Therefore, you should look at other parameters such as lens aperture or pixel size. Another important factor is the aperture, which in this case is F/2.0 and determines how much light passes through the sensor. Best phones have an aperture of up to F/1.5. But the most common lenses today are F/1.8 to F/2.2. In this case, the lower the number after the slash, the higher the photo quality.
The front camera of phone ASUS ZenFone Max (ZC550KL) has one lens. This number of lenses is standard on most smartphones nowadays. The main front lens is designed as a Wide-angle lens. The lens is equipped with 5 Megapixel. However, do not forget there are other factors than resolution having impact on the final quality of front camera photos. The main front lens also achieves F/2.0.
|BATTERY AND CHARGING ASUS ZenFone Max (ZC550KL)|
|Battery Capacity (Battery Size)||5000 mAh||Better than 99 % of phones rated.|
|Standby Time||914 hours||Better than 97 % of phones rated.|
|Talk Time||2256 minutes||Better than 96 % of phones rated.|
|Run Time Details||
Talk: up to 2256 min
Standby: up to 914 hrs
Continuous browsing (Wi-Fi): up to 32.5 hrs
Playback (video): up to 22.6 hrs
|Battery Technology||Lithium polymer|
The battery size of ASUS ZenFone Max (ZC550KL) is 5000 mAh. Nevertheless, battery capacity is not the only factor that affects the phone's battery life. For example - the size of the display, the performance of the processor, the use of data functions and, of course, the intensity of use of phone in general all have a significant impact on battery life. Standard for most smartphones today is a battery capacity of around 4500 to 5000 mAH. Phones with this battery size usually guarantee a phone life of at least 1 day. Older or cheaper smartphone models can then reach battery capacities typically around 2500 mAH and below. With this capacity, you may find that if you use your phone heavily, you may need to recharge your phone during the day.
The standby time for this phone is 914 hours and tells us how long the phone lasts on a single charge when you're not actively using it. The phone ASUS ZenFone Max (ZC550KL) will last one charge with constant phone calls 2256 minutes.
|CELLULAR ASUS ZenFone Max (ZC550KL)|
|Technology||WCDMA (UMTS) / GSM|
|Mobile Broadband Generation||4G||Better than 91 % of phones rated.|
|Operating System||Android 5.0 (Lollipop)|
|User Interface||ASUS ZenUI 2.0|
Standard 4G connectivity is currently being replaced by 5G, but is still the preserve of the latest phones. ASUS ZenFone Max (ZC550KL) supports 4G. 3G connectivity is now only found in the oldest phones. The operating system in the case of this model is Android 5.0 (Lollipop).Show more
|COMMUNICATIONS ASUS ZenFone Max (ZC550KL)|
|Data Transmission||GPRS, EDGE, HSDPA, HSUPA, LTE, DC-HSPA+|
|2G Band||850 GSM, 1800 GSM, 1900 GSM|
|Wireless Interface||IEEE 802.11b/g/n|
|Messaging Services||SMS, MMS|
Bluetooth 4.0 must not be missing from the basic package. It makes it easy to connect wireless headphones to your phone, connect your phone to your TV, tablet, speaker and more.Show more
|MEDIA ASUS ZenFone Max (ZC550KL)|
|Supported Digital Audio Standards||AAC, MP3|
|Supported Digital Video Standards||AVC, MPEG-4, 3GP, H.264, H.263, VP8|
|FEATURES ASUS ZenFone Max (ZC550KL)|
|Phone Functions||Speakerphone, call timer, conference call, vibrating alert|
|Sensors||Accelerometer, ambient light sensor, proximity sensor, digital compass, hall sensor|
|Additional Phone Features||Wi-Fi Miracast, ASUS SonicMaster technology, ASUS Audio Wizard, Dual microphones, Kids Mode, ASUS TruVivid technology, Power Saving Mode, ASUS WebStorage (5GB)|
|OTHERS ASUS ZenFone Max (ZC550KL)|
|Included Accessories||Power adapter|
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