After teasing a flagship launch, Micromax unveiled its new Canvas series smartphone – “Micromax Canvas Sliver 5” at an event in New Delhi. The smartphone has been priced at Rs. 17,999 and will be available starting the first week of July. It will be available in both Online and Offline stores.
The highlights of this Canvas Silver 5 is its 5.1 mm thickness and a lightweight design of 97 grams only. Micromax claims this to be the World’s Slimmest and Lightest Smartphone without any bumps.
This slimmest smartphone has a metallic rim made out of aircraft grade aluminum. The smartphone also features a 4.8-inch (720 x 1280 pixels) HD Amoled display with Corning Gorilla Glass 3 protection. It is powered by a 64-bit 1.2 GHz quad-core Qualcomm Snapdragon 410 processor which is coupled with 2 GB of DDR3 RAM. The Single-Sim smartphone runs on Android 5.0 Lollipop.
The Canvas Sliver 5 sports an 8-megapixel auto-focus rear camera with Sony CMOS sensor with a ‘blue glass filter’ and LED flash. It also sports a 5-megapixel front-facing camera for selfie lovers. The internal storage of the phone is 16 GB which is unexpandable as no Micro SD card slot is available. The smartphone is backed by a 2000 mAh battery.
Some other USP of the Canvas Sliver 5 is that it supports 4G LTE with Airtel’s Double 4G Data offer that doubles the 4G data amount for any customer. The company also announced a new service policy for the Canvas Sliver 5 customers which promises customers a doorstep pickup and drop in 7 days in case of any complaint or services for the Sliver 5.
So Micromax Canvas Sliver 5 is all set to hit the stores very soon. The device attracts with its slim and lightweight design, however there are some drawbacks as well when specifications are concerned. Well, everything good comes at a price.