Taiwanese smartphone manufacturer Asus today announced their planning to manufacture their latest mid-range smartphone Zenfone 3 Max in India. The Asus Zenfone 3 Max launched in India earlier November with decent specifications at a mid-level price tag.
This is not the first time Asus manufactures the smartphones locally in India. Back in 2015, the company had reached a large scale production of Zenfone 2 and Zenfone Go in India successfully. Those successive moments and India’s “Make In India” policy for encouraging manufacturers let the company start production of another device. Asus has already planted the manufacturing facility at the Union Territory of Daman & Diu, western India. According to the Peter Chang, Regional Head & Country Manager of Asus India:
Besides our headquarters, Taiwan, India is amongst the most important markets for us, and we are constantly looking to strengthen our presence and operations in the country. We are excited to announce another smartphone that will be manufactured locally, apart from Zenfone 2 Laser and Zenfone Go. India is on its way to becoming a world leader in mobile phone manufacturing, and we are proud to contribute to such a dynamic economy.
Asus Zenfone 3 Max features a 5.2 HD display with 2.5D glass on top, powered by Mediatek processor and 3GB of RAM, 32GB Storage. The device sports a 13MP rear camera featured with Electronic Image Stabilisation (EIS), which never lets the captured images to be ruined due to motion, and a 5MP front-facing one. The massive battery package of 4150mAh can be utilized as a power bank by reverse charging using OTG. All metal unibody features a fingerprint scanner also on the rear panel with a sleek design. The smartphone is available to buy at 12999 Rs. now.