Micromax Canvas Sliver 5 with 4.8-inch HD AMOLED display, 5.1mm thickness, 4G LTE launched for Rs. 17999

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Micromax has launched Canvas Sliver 5, the company’s slimmest smartphone in the Canvas series. It has a 4.8-inch (1280 x 720 pixels) AMOLED display with Corning Gorilla Glass 3 protection, is powered by a 1.2 GHz Quad-core Snapdragon 410 processor and runs on Android 5.0 (Lollipop). It has a 8-megapixel rear camera with Sony IMX219 sensor, Blue Glass Filter, LED flash and a 5-megapixel front-facing camera. Micromax says that it is the slimmest smartphone ever at 5.1mm thickness end-to-end without any bumps.

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The frame of the smartphone is made of aircraft grade aluminum. It has 4G LTE support (FDD-1800/2600/800 MHz & TDD-2300MHz), 2GB RAM, 16GB of internal storage and packs a 2000mAh battery. It has NXP Smart PA audio chip and Dirac HD audio technology for an enhanced audio experience.

Micromax Canvas Sliver 5 Specifications

  • 4.8-inch (1280 x 720 pixels) AMOLED  Full Lamination display with Corning Gorilla Glass 3 protection
  • 1.2 GHz Quad-Core Snapdragon 410 processor with Adreno 306 GPU
  • 2GB DDR3 RAM, 16GB internal memory
  • Android 5.0 (Lollipop)
  • Single nano SIM
  • Dimensions: 141.9×68.1×5.1 mm; Weight: 97g
  • 8MP rear camera with LED flash, Sony IMX219 sensor, 4P Largan Lens, 1080p video recording
  • 5MP front-facing camera
  • 4G LTE/ 3G HSPA+, WiFi 802.11 b/g/n, Bluetooth 4.0, GPS
  • 2000mAh battery

The Micromax Canvas Sliver 5 comes in Black and White is priced at Rs. 17,999. It will be available through online and retail stores across India by the end of June. Micromax is offering Onsite Care service which will pick up your phone for service and deliver it within 7 days. It also comes with double data offer for Airtel customers for 3 months. The company’s brand ambassador Hugh Jackman will promote the smartphone.

Commenting on the launch, Vineet Taneja, CEO, Micromax Informatics, said,

At Micromax, we have been consistently working on the design language of our devices to align them with the evolving needs of new-age consumers, and addressing them before anyone else in the eco-system. The Canvas Sliver 5 is a testimony to this vision, bringing together the elements of unmatched design, style and performance in one device as a result of diligent efforts of our R&D team to find the perfect balance. Our association with Hugh Jackman for the smartphone truly embodies the aspirational and fearless persona of the brand Micromax.

We are also strengthening our promise of offering great service to millions of Micromax consumers across the country. With Canvas Sliver 5, we are introducing a new challenge for ourselves to build on our commitment for service excellence by offering a 7 day doorstep service policy.

Update: Check out the Micromax Canvas Sliver 5 hands on here.

Author: Srivatsan Sridhar

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