Micromax has just announced the Canvas Sliver 5 smartphone in India at a launch event held in Delhi. The handset is claimed to be worlds slimmest and lightest end to end phone till date and to prove the point, Micromax CEO Vineet Taneja also conducted the Slim Challenge.
The Canvas Sliver 5 is highly priced Rs. 17,999 and will be available from the first week of July 2015. It comes in White and Black color options. Airtel customers are also entitled for Double Data offer for 3 Months.
This will be the first Micromax device to get the Door Step service. Company has also promised a maximum of 7 days for a fix, in case of a fault. Company has grouped in with Hugh Jackman for the phones publicity.
Micromax Canvas Sliver 5 Specifications
The Canvas Sliver 5 is just 5.1 mm (141.9 x 68.1 x 5.1 mm) thick and has zero bumps. Visually the phone looks at just 2.7mm says the company. It is also claimed to be the lightest phone weighing at just 97 Grams. The device has an Aircraft Grade Aluminum metallic rim that gives a premium style.
The phone Specs include a 4.8-Inch AMOLED full lamination Display that has 100% higher NTSC and can handle 50 shades of Grey. It has 1280 x 720 Pixels Resolution and has Corning Gorilla Glass 3 protection for scratch resistance. The device runs on Android Lollipop OS out of the box.
Inside comes a 1.2GHz Quad Core 64-Bit Qualcomm Snapdragon 410 Chipset with Adreno 306 GPU and is backed by 2GB DDR3 RAM. The Canvas Sliver 5 supports 4G-LTE, 3G, 2G bands in India and is powered by 2000 mAh Li-Po Battery that is claimed to give a days worth of usage.
The cell phone sports an 8 mega pixel snapper on the back with Sony IMX219 stacked CMOS Sensor, 4P Largan Lens, Blue Glass Filter, Professional Mode, Night Shots, Panorama, HDR etc. It will have 16GB Internal Storage ROM. There is a 5 mega pixel selfie camera on the front as well.
Connectivity options like Wi-Fi 802.11 b/g/n, Wi-Fi Hotspot, Bluetooth V4.0, MicroUSB V2.0, 3.5mm Audio Jack etc are also present. To enhance the multimedia experience, Micromax Canvas Sliver 5 comes with NXP Smart PA audio chipset and users Dirac HD audio technology.