Asus Zenfone Max (2GB RAM, 16GB, Snapdragon 410)  Samsung Galaxy J7 
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Excellence Score22.121.7
Value for Money Score67.460.0
PriceRs. 8,649 onwardsRs. 10,990 onwards
Launch Date (India)Jan, 2016Aug, 2015
Smartphone OSAndroid 5.0, Upgradeable to 6.0Android 5.1, Upgradeable to 6.0
Display FeaturesIPS, Scratch Resistant (Corning Gorilla Glass 4)Super AMOLED
Processor1 GHz1.5 GHz
Processor TypeQuad CoreOcta Core
Processor NameQualcomm Snapdragon 410Exynos 7580
GPUAdreno 306Mali-T720MP2
RAM2 GB1.5 GB
VoLTEYes
Expandable Memory Slotup to 64 GBup to 128 GB
Thickness10.55 mm7.5 mm
Weight202 gm171 gm
Battery Capacity5000 mAh3000 mAh
Battery Standby914 hrs354 hrs
Battery Talktime (3G)37.60 hrs18.00 hrs
Other Battery ParametersWeb Browsing Time: 32.5 hrs, Video Playback Time: 22.6 hrsInternet Usage Time (3G): Up to 9 hrs, Internet Usage Time (LTE): Up to 9 hrs, Internet Usage Time (Wi-Fi): Up to 11 hrs, Video Playback Time: Up to 13 hrs, Audio Playback Time: 76 hrs
2-minute Review [Positives]
  • Nice, aesthetic design - like the rest of the Zenfone range
  • Nice grip, and feel
  • Asus ZenUI is one of the better skins on top of Android
  • Decent speed/performance in daily use
  • Decent camera performance, with a nifty laser auto-focus system
  • Decent audio quality
  • Decent call quality
  • Amazing battery life - the phone can last a full 3-4 days on full charge, with moderate use!
  • Sturdy build quality
  • Good ergonomics
  • Matte finish back provides good grip
  • Very good display - accurate color reproduction, good contrast levels, good viewing angles, great brightness levels, and good sunlight legibility
  • New, leaner TouchWiz UI on top of Android
  • Good speed/performance
  • Good call quality
  • Good camera
  • Good audio quality
  • Excellent battery life
2-minute Review [Negatives]
  • A bit heavy - because of the large battery
  • Display is decent, but has a resolution on the low side
  • Takes over 5 hours to charge fully with the included 1A/5V charger
  • Plenty of bloatware comes pre-installed
  • Average loudspeaker
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