The home-grown international smartphone manufacturer, Micromax recently launched its latest flagship Canvas series phone called the Canvas Sliver 5. It is the brand’s debut offering for the super-slim smartphone segment to compete against the likes of the vivo X5 Max, Gionee Elife S5.1, OPPO R5, and the Gionee Elife S7. It is the world’s slimmest smartphone with a 5.1mm casing completely flat from edge to edge without any bumps whatsoever. Though technically it is not the slimmest device out there, but it certainly is slim, light, and sexy.
The Micromax Canvas Sliver 5 is one of the best smartphones from the Indian company till date. So if you are thinking about buying the phone, these are the top 5 reasons to buy the Canvas Sliver 5.
Top 5 reasons to buy the Micromax Canvas Sliver 5
The Micromax Canvas Sliver 5 sports an attractive design with a just 5.1mm slim body. There are no camera bumps or whatsoever in the design of the Canvas Sliver 5. The super slim smartphone weighs in at just 98 grams, making it one of the slimmest devices till date in its segment. The phone also flaunts a metal frame crafted from aircraft-grade aluminium, which gives it more durability. So the design is certainly one of the main reasons to go for it.
The Micromax Canvas Sliver 5 flaunts a compact 4.8-inch AMOLED display bearing a resolution of 1,280 x 768 pixels. The colour reproductions are quite accurate even under the sun light. The device offers an immersive media experience.
Decent camera features
The camera department of the Micromax Canvas Sliver 5 includes a decent 8-megapixel rear snapper aided by an LED flash, a Sony IMX 219 sensor, and a Blue Glass filter. The primary snapper also houses a Pro Mode that delivers quality images under low light conditions. For selfies and video calling, the Sliver 5 offers a 5-megapixel front snapper.
The Micromax Canvas Sliver 5 runs the latest Android Lollipop 5.0.2 out of the box. The software experience is close to the stock Android version as Micromax hasn’t done any customisations of its own over it. The phone flaunts Google’s Material Design, and comes with a bunch of pre-loaded applications.
The Canvas Sliver 5 offers impressive configuration. The phone is powered by a 4G LTE-enabled Qualcomm Snapdragon 410 processor that has four clusters running at 1.2GHz. The performance is further supported by 2GB of RAM and 16GB of internal memory. The device also offers a 2,000mAh battery and Dirac HD sound.
The Micromax Canvas Sliver 5 is an excellent smartphone. The phone sports a lightweight and quite slim design along with an impressive set of hardware and software features. The device offers not so impressive, yet decent camera specifications. The phone is also future ready with support for 4G LTE networks, and is equipped with an impressive 16GB of internal memory. However, compared to the other devices in its range, the Canvas Sliver 5 is priced quite high at Rs 17,999.