Asus Zenfone Max (2GB RAM, 16GB, Snapdragon 410)  Samsung Galaxy J7 
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Excellence Score
19.9
20.5
Value for Money Score
65.9
56.4
Price Rs. 7,699 onwards Rs. 10,989 onwards
Launch Date (India) Jan, 2016 Aug, 2015
Expected Launch Date N/A N/A
Smartphone OS Android 5.0, Upgradeable to 6.0 Android 5.1, Upgradeable to 6.0
Touchscreen Yes (Capacitive) Yes (Capacitive)
Screen Size 5.5 inches 5.5 inches
Screen Resolution 720x1280 pixels (~ 267 pixels per inch) 720x1280 pixels (~ 267 pixels per inch)
Display Features IPS, Scratch Resistant (Corning Gorilla Glass 4) Super AMOLED
Full Physical QWERTY Keypad
Processor 1 GHz 1.5 GHz
Processor Type Quad Core Octa Core
Processor Name Qualcomm Snapdragon 410 Exynos 7580
GPU Adreno 306 Mali-T720MP2
RAM 2 GB 1.5 GB
3G Yes Yes
4G Yes Yes
VoLTE Yes
WiFi Yes Yes
GPS Yes Yes
Bluetooth Yes Yes
USB Yes Yes
Camera 13.0 MP 13.0 MP
Camera Auto-Focus Yes Yes
Camera Flash Yes Yes
HD Video Recording Yes (Full HD) Yes (Full HD)
Other Camera Features Wide View, F2.0 Aperture, PixelMaster, Dual-color Real Tone flash, Zero Shutter Lag, Back Light (HDR) mode, Low Light mode, Manual Mode, Real Time Beautification, Night mode, Depth of field. Selfie mode, Photo Effects, Panorama mode, Miniature, Time Rewind, Smart Remove, All Smiles, Time Lapse, HDR mode, GIF animation F/1.9 Aperture, Beauty Face, Continuous Shots, Sensor Size: 1/3.06-inch, Interval Shot, Panorama, Sports Mode, Sound and Shot Mode, Zoom Support
Secondary Camera 5.0 MP 5.0 MP
Secondary Camera Features Wide View, F2.0 Aperture, PixelMaster, Zero Shutter Lag, Back Light (HDR) mode, Low Light mode, Real Time Beautification, Night mode, Selfie mode, Photo Effects, Time Lapse, Wide-angle 88 degree, Selfie Panorama (up to 140 degree), HDR mode, GIF animation Flash
Internal Memory 16 GB 16 GB
Expandable Memory Slot up to 64 GB up to 128 GB
Contacts Storage Unlimited Unlimited
SMS Storage Unlimited Unlimited
Music Player Yes Yes
FM Radio Yes Yes
Dual SIM GSM+GSM GSM+GSM
Thickness 10.55 mm 7.5 mm
Weight 202 gm 171 gm
Battery Capacity 5000 mAh 3000 mAh
Battery Standby 914 hrs 354 hrs
Battery Standby (3G) N/A N/A
Battery Talktime N/A N/A
Battery Talktime (3G) 37.60 hrs 18.00 hrs
Other Battery Parameters Web Browsing Time: 32.5 hrs, Video Playback Time: 22.6 hrs Internet 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
Fingerprint sensor
Other Features 5GB free lifetime ASUS WebStorage; WiFi Direct; USB On-The-Go; Creative Studio; What's Next; ZenLink; ZenMotion; ASUS Splendid; Kids Mode; SnapView; One Hand Mode; Trend Micro Security; Power Saving Mode; MiniMovie; Google Apps; ASUS Sync; File Manager; Quick Memo; Themes; ZenCircle; PhotoCollage; PhotoEffects WiFi Direct; ANT+ Support; KIES air; FM Recording; Noise Filtration
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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