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Micromax Canvas Sliver 5 with 5.1mm thickness launched in India for Rs 17999

Micromax Canvas Sliver 5 as been launched in India. The company claims it to be the slimmest phone in the world and the first one in the Canvas lineup. Lets have a look at the specifications.


Micromax Canvas Sliver 5 Specifications

The Micromax Canvas Sliver 5 features a 4.8-inch (1280 x 720 pixels) HD AMOLED display which is protected by Corning Gorilla Glass 3. It is powered by 1.2 GHz quad-core Snapdragon 410 64-bit processor. It has 2 GB of RAM and comes with 16 GB of internal memory which cannot be expanded via microSD card. The device runs on Android 5.0 Lollipop OS out of the box. It is 5.1 mm thick end-to-end without any bumps, making it the slimmest smartphone ever, according to Micromax. It weighs only 97 grams which is impressive.

The Canvas Sliver 5 comes with a 8 megapixel auto-focus rear camera with LED flash, Sony IMX219 sensor, Blue Glass filter. On the front, it has a 5 megapixel front-facing camera for selfies and video calling. The frame of Sliver 5 is made up of aircraft grade aluminium.

On the connectivity front, the Canvas Sliver 5 includes 4G LTE, 3G, Wi-Fi 802.11 b/g/n, Bluetooth 4.0 and GPS.  The smartphone packs in a 2,000 mAh battery under the hood.

The Micromax Canvas Sliver 5 will be available in Black and White and has been priced at Rs 17,999. It will go on sale around July in India. The company promises Onsite Care service which will pick up the phone for service and deliver it within 7 days. They have also roped in Hugh Jackman as the Brand Ambassador and plans to promote the device extensively.

We will bring our Sliver 5 hands on soon. Stay tuned.

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