Asus Zenfone Max ZC550KL mobile

Rs. 8999.00 (approx)
Rs. 8818.00 (approx)

Quick Specs:

  • -5.5” LCD display -Android v5.0 Lollipop -Quad-core 1.2 GHz Cortex-A53 processor -2GB RAM and 8/16GB internal memory and expandable up to 128GB -5MP front camera and 13MP primary camera -5000mAh non-removable Li-poly battery


Asus Zenfone Max (ZC550KL) is a mid-segment budget android smartphone with a large 5.5-inch display. It is packed with quad-core processor and IPS display. It is beautifully designed. Let's get into the detailed review of this device.


Asus Zenfone Max (ZC550KL) is a 5.5-inch display. The design of Asus Zenfone Max looks very simple and very well defined in terms of quality. The beauty comes with the addition of metal on the side panels. It consists of the multi capacitive touch screen. IPS display with curved edges. The lower panel looks very glossy and attractive. The back is made up of strong plastic. At the rear side, we can see the primary camera.


The volume rockers and the power button resides on the top side. The inbuilt stereo speakers are present at the rear. The USB cum battery charger slot comes on the top of the display. The branding of the company comes on the back side and on the front side. 3.5mm Jack is present on the top of the device. Micro sd slot is given. The rear camera is on the back side with LED flash. The smartphone has a very premium design which everybody loves.


Asus Zenfone Max (ZC550KL) is equipped with 5.5” LCD display made of IPS panels, it is a multi-touch capacitive touch screen. Displaying around 16 million colors.


It has a resolution of 1280 x 720 pixels. No anti-glare coating is provided. It comes with a pixel density of 267ppi. It is protected by corning gorilla glass 4. It has Asus Zen UI.  


Asus Zenfone Max (ZC550KL) runs on OS Android v5.0 Lollipop  version powered by Quad-core 1.2 GHz Cortex-A53 with Qualcomm MSM8916 Snapdragon 410 chipset and Adreno 306 GPU. Consisting of 2GB RAM and 8/16GB internal memory expandable through micro sd slot up to 128GB.

Having 5MP front camera and 13MP primary camera with laser autofocus, dual-LED (dual tone) flash. The primary camera records video at 1080p. It is provided with Geo-tagging, touch focus, face detection, panorama, HDR.  Stereo speakers are given. Wi-Fi, Hotspot, Bluetooth, GPS options are available. G-sensor is present. It has 5000mAh non-removable Li-poly battery. It is a dual sim smartphone. It is a 4G supportable device. It consists of dual micro sim slots.


The display looks brilliant and you can look it from steep angles. And also the touch screen experience is very smooth. The color reproduction and the quality of the display seem to be very impressive. With a quad core processor and the IPS display, this phone seems to be very impressive. The build quality feels solid in hand. It is a very stock android phone with minimized customizations which is very easy to use.


You can play all high-end games like Dead trigger 2 and Asphalt 8 the graphic intensive game is also running pretty good. The stereo speakers give excellent audio quality. The earphone audio quality is also very good. The device is powered by a Quad-core processor and the performance is really good and 1GB RAM together gives a very good multi-tasking. The screen is really a plus to this device. The primary camera which is very useful and good. Even the low light photography is good with the given LED flash. The secondary camera is pretty normal.


Asus Zenfone Max (ZC550KL) comes with the best design. It is a mid-range smartphone. All over the performance of the device is very good and there are no issues recorded. The battery backup is also quite good. It is released very recently and I am not sure about the price. I expect it to be around Rs 15,000/-

Asus Zenfone Max ZC550KL mobile Full Specifications

Brand Asus
Model Name Asus Zenfone Max ZC550KL mobile
Model ID ZC550KL
Release Date August, 2015
OS Android v5.0 (Lollipop)
Weight 202 g
Dimensions 156 x 77.5 x 10.6 mm
2G Network 900 / 1800 / 1900
3G Network 850 / 900 / 1900 / 2100
4G Network LTE
Type IPS capacitive touchscreen, 16M colors
Size 5.5 inches
Screen Protection Corning Gorilla Glass 4
Touch Multi touch
Speakers yes
3.5MM Jack yes
Alert Types Vibration; MP3, WAV ringtones
Noise Cancellation yes
Mic yes
Primary 13 MP
Secondary 5 MP
Video 1080p@30fps
Features Panorama, face detection
Data Connectivity
Wi-Fi Wi-Fi 802.11 b/g/n
Edge Yes
3G Yes
WLAN Wi-Fi Direct, DLNA, hotspot
Bluetooth v4.0, A2DP
Infrared NA
USB Micro USB v2.0
Internal Storage 16 GB, 2 GB RAM
External Storage up to 64 GB
Memory Slot Micro SD
Chipset Qualcomm MSM8916 Snapdragon 410
CPU Quad-core 1.2 GHz Cortex-A53
Graphics Adreno 306
Sensors Accelerometer, proximity
Browser HTML5
Messaging SMS(threaded view), MMS, Email, Push Email, IM
Radio FM radio
GPS yes, with A-GPS
Java No
Others - 5GB free lifetime ASUS WebStorage - MP3/WAV/eAAC+ player - MP4/H.264 player - Document viewer - Photo/video editor
Battery Non -Removable Li-Ion 4850 mAh battery
Talk Time Up to 38 hr
Standby Time Up to 914 hr
Colours Black, White
Warranty 1 year manufacturer warranty for Phone and 6 month

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