Asus ZenFone Max Plus Price in the Philippines is Php 11,995, Out Now!

On January 14, 2018, Asus Philippines officially launched their new "Battery King" Android smartphone through a consumer and media event held at SM Mall of Asia.

The all-new Asus ZenFone Max Plus comes replete with a slew of features that many millennials and young professionals will surely appreciate.

For one, the smartphone has a large 5.7-inch FullHD+ IPS display with rounded corners that definitely improves mobile experience, whether it be browsing websites, checking social media apps, viewing photos, or watching movies.

More: Asus ZenFone Max Plus Unboxing

The phone also has a Dual Camera module at the back, which is a real treat in this price point.

One optic can shoot 16 MegaPixel photos and has a standard 35mm focal length while the other can snap 8 MegaPixel shots and has a wide-angle lens that's great for shooting landscape or group photos.

But perhaps, the coolest thing about this model is that it is powered by a massive 4,130 mAh Li-Po battery pack that ensures far longer uptime than other smartphones in its price bracket.

And with a battery so big, ZenFone Max Plus can even work as a powerbank through reverse charging! Just use the cable that's provided in the retail package.

Underneath its sleek aluminum shell, this handset runs its Zen-UI-skinned Android 7.0 Nougat operating system with a 64-Bit 1.5 GHz Octa Core ARM Cortex A53 and Mali T860MP2 GPU based MediaTek MT6750T processor, has 4GB of RAM for smooth multitasking, and comes with 32GB of onboard storage that easily be expanded using the dedicated microSD card slot. Yes, no need to sacrifice Dual SIM capability just to get more space for your files.

For those who don't want other people checking the contents of their smartphone without their knowledge, Asus ZenFone Max Plus has both a Fingerprint Scanner at the back as well as Facial Recognition via the front cam to add a veritable layer of privacy and security for the owner.

Convinced that Asus ZenFone Max Plus is the right new smartphone for you? This model is now available at all official ZenFone outlets nationwide for Php 11,995 -- and the first 200 buyers will get a ton of freebies worth around Php 7,000! The handsets is out in three colors: Black, Silver, and Gold.

Update as of January 22, 2017: Watch the full TechPinas review of the Asus ZenFone Max Plus, which includes sample photos and selfies taken using the phone --

TechPinas Smartphone Technical Specifications Table
Product Name Asus ZenFone Max Plus
Main Category Big Battery Android Smartphone with 18:9 Display and Dual Rear Camera Module
Dimensions 152.6 x 73 x 8.8 mm
Weight 160 grams
Display 5.7 inches, FullHD+ 1080 x 2160 pixels, 18:9 Aspect Ratio, IPS LCD, 424 ppi
Screen-To-Body Ratio 75.3%
Screen Protection 2.5D Scratch Resistant Glass (To Be Specified)
Protection Against Elements Not Dust-and-Water-Resistant
Front Camera 8 MegaPixels, f/2.0, 25mm
Rear Camera Dual Camera Module:
16 MegaPixels (f/2.0, 35mm, PDAF) + 8 MegaPixels (17mm, no AF), LED flash
Operating System Android 7.0 Nougat
User Interface Asus Zen UI 4.0
Chipset Octa-Core 1.5 GHz Cortex-A53, MediaTek MT6750T
GPU Mali-T860MP2
microSD Card Slot Dedicated, Up to 256GB
Battery Non-Removable 4,130 mAh Li-Po
WiFi802.11 b/g/n
Bluetooth 4.0
4G LTE Cat4
Dual SIM Capability Yes, 2X nanoSIM
Gyroscope Yes
Fingerprint Scanner Yes, Back
Facial Recognition Yes
Shell Material Aluminum, Glass
Colors Black, Silver, Gold
Price Php 11,995, Official SRP in PH
Availability in The Philippines January 11, 2018 (Online Pre-Order)
January 14, 2018 (Official Launch at SM Mall of Asia)
TechPinas Key Remark First popular big battery smartphone of 2018 with a number of useful key selling points like the wide-angle secondary rear camera, the tall, clear, and large display, and the real metal shell that's both durable and elegant.

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