Asus is not famous for bringing quick updates to its devices but may surprise with two phones Zenfone line marketed in Europe. The Zenfone 3 Max 5.5-inch handsets and the top Zenfone 3 Deluxe have begun to receive updates directly to the Android 7.1.1 Nougat.
The version, it should be remembered, is superior to that available for the main Asus smartphone, Zenfone 3. In the official forum, the company confirms the update of the two phones directly to the latest Nougat. And the best: the novelty already reaches even for European users.
See the images received from a Zenfone 3 Max, provided by the reader of the AllCellular:
The update on Zenfone 3 Max weighs 1.2 GB and takes about 10 minutes to install after the download via Wi-Fi. In addition to bringing the system version to 7.1.1, the update brings with it the Android for April – another good news for users of Asus devices, which are often delayed also in protection packages.
If you have a Zenfone 3 Max or a Zenfone 3 Deluxe, it pays to manually check if the installation is available for download.
Refer to the device specifications.
Zenfone 3 Max: Specifications
|Display:||5.5 inch IPS screen|
|Chipset:||Snapdragon 430 octa-core processor|
|RAM:||2GB or 3GB RAM|
|ROM:||32GB internal storage|
|Main camera:||13 MP PixelMaster 3.0 Main Camera|
|Battery:||4,100mAh battery with Power Bank mode|
|3 Colors:||Titanium Gray, Glacier Silver and Sand Gold|
Zenfone 3 Deluxe: Specifications
|Display:||Super AMOLED 5.7 inch display with Full HD resolution and Gorilla Glass 4 protection|
|Chipset:||Snapdragon 820/821 chipset (varies by amount of memory)|
|RAM:||6 GB RAM|
|ROM:||64/256 GB of memory for internal storage|
|Main camera:||23-megapixel main camera (f / 2.0 aperture and auto-focus laser), LED Dual Tone for flash|
|Front camera:||8 megapixel front camera (f / 2.0 aperture)|
|Battery:||3000 mAh battery and support for Quick Charge|
|OS:||Android 6.0.1 Marshmallow as an operating system, modified by ASUS own interface, ZenUI|
|Features:||Biometric fingerprint reader|
|Dimensions and weight:||156.4 in height x 77.4 in width x 7.5 in thickness (in millimeters), 170 grams|