ZenUI 4.0 for Asus ZenFone 3 Max Released

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An update for the ASUS ZenFone 3 Max (ZC553KL) has been announced. Its not Oreo, but it will bump the UI version to ZenUI 4.0.

ZenUI 4.0 for ASUS ZenFone 3 Max  (ZC553KL)

Asus recently announced that the ZenUI 4.0 update is now scheduled for release via OTA. According to the company, it will take about a week to complete the autopush. For those who want to check if its available for their devices, you can manually update by going to Settings> About> System Update. The update version is V14.0200.1712.347.

Also Read: ASUS ZenFone 3 Max (ZC553KL) Review

ZenUI 4.0 boasts a cleaner, lighter design. It is the company’s lightest UI skin to date with an increase in overall performance, and less bloatware. It comes with several features that include an AI-powered Gallery for automatic sorting of photos; a wallpaper slideshow that changes the wallpaper every time you unlock your phone; new animate themes; Safeguard, a security tracking app; Twin Apps that allow you to logon into two accounts simultaneously; and more.

The update isn’t Oreo yet, but the company did promise to give Android 8.0 to the ZenFone 4 and ZenFone 3 line. No announcement has been made as to when this might happen.

ASUS ZenFone 3 Max (ZC553KL) specs:

  • 5.5-inch Full HD Display (1920 x 1080); 2.5D Contoured Glass
  • 64-bit 1.40 GHz Octa-core Qualcomm Snapdragon 430 Processor
  • Adreno 505 GPU
  • 3GB RAM
  • 32GB Storage +microSD up to 128GB via 2nd SIM Slot
  • 16MP Main PixelMaster Camera w/ f2.0, Laser AF, LED Flash
  • 8MP Front Camera w/ f2.0, HDR
  • Dual SIM (Micro + Nano/microSD)
  • LTE Support
  • Wi-Fi 802.11 b/g/n
  • Bluetooth v4.0
  • Fingerprint Sensor
  • ICE power Enhanced Speaker; Dual Mic
  • Android 6.0 Marshmallow with ZenUI 3.0
  • 4,100 mAh Battery w/ Reverse Charging Feature
  • Dimensions: 149 x 76 x 8.05 mm; 150 g
  • Colors: Titanium Gray, Glacier Silver, Sand Gold

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[Source: Asus; Via: GSM Arena]

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