Asus unveiled the Zenfone 5Z, Zenfone 5 Lite and the Asus Zenfone 5 at the MWC 2018 global event held last month in Barcelona. The company was also expected to showcase the Zenfone 5 Max variant of the smartphone range at the event, which it never did. However, Asus did reveal some details about the smartphone through a press conference. Now a new variant of the device carrying model number ASUS X00QD was spotted on Geekbench benchmarking website with an upgraded RAM and processor unit.
As per the Geekbench listing, the new device is powered by Qualcomm Snapdragon 660 SoC and boasts 4GB RAM. It is listed to run on the latest Android 8.0 Oreo version out of the box. It also managed to score 1518 points in the single-core test and 5386 points in the multi-core test. Apart from these, nothing else has been revealed by the Geekbench listing.
However, some rumors have claimed that the smartphone may feature a 5.7-inch full HD display screen with 18:9 aspect ratio. It may come with 64GB of internal storage space and may also feature a notch like design that was first introduced by Apple in the iPhone X. The Asus Zenfone 5 and Zenfone 5Z also features the notch like design. The upcoming smartphone is also expected to come with a vertically stacked dual-camera setup and a rear-mounted fingerprint sensor as well. Some leaks also suggest that the smartphone will feature a USB Type-C port along with the conventional 3.5mm headphone jack.
As per the information revealed by Asus for the Asus Zenfone 5 Max(M1), the device will feature very thin bezels on the sides with an 18:9 aspect ratio screen. The smartphone is set to sport a 5.5-inch full HD display with a resolution of 1440 X 720 pixels. It will be powered by Snapdragon 425 or 430 SoC with 3GB RAM and 32GB of inbuilt storage.
On the camera front, the device features a dual rear camera setup with a 13MP and 8MP cameras with f/2.0 aperture and PDAF support. On the front, it features an 8MP camera for selfies and video calling. It is fueled by a massive 4,000 mAh that can provide up to 41 days of 4G standby time.