As expected, Micromax today launched its newest flagship smartphone called the Canvas Sliver 5. With an end-to-end thickness of only 5.1mm and weighing in at just 97 grams, Micromax touts it to be the slimmest and lightest smartphone in the world. Also Read - 5 delayed smartphone launches in India due to COVID-19 in May 2021Also Read - Micromax In 1 goes on sale in India today on Flipkart: Top 5 features, price of all variants
As far as specifications are concerned, the Canvas Sliver 5 flaunts a 4.8-inch HD (1280×720 pixels) AMOLED display with Corning Gorilla Glass 3 protection. Under the hood is a 1.2GHz Qualcomm Snapdragon 410 quad-core 64-bit chipset paired with 2GB of RAM. Also on offer is 16GB internal storage. Also Read - Micromax In 1 first impressions: Solid competition for Poco M3
On the photography front, there in an 8-megapixel snapper at the back with Sony IMX219 sensor with blue glass filter, supplemented with a 5-megapixel snapper up front. The smartphone also features a 2,000mAh battery that the company claims is good enough for up to eight hours of talktime and up to 345 hours on standby mode. Connectivity options include LTE support, Wi-Fi, and Bluetooth, and on the software front, the smartphone runs on Android Lollipop out-of-the-box.
The Canvas Sliver 5 is priced at Rs 17,999. As an introductory offer, the company will also be bundling Airtel’s double-data pack for buyers, which essentially gives you double the amount of data for the price of the base pack. Furthermore, Micromax has also announced its new after-sales service, wherein it will come to your doorsteps to collect the device and guarantees to return it in seven days. This is in line with what CEO Vineet Taneja had promised in an interview with BGR India.