Micromax launches Canvas Sliver 5 at Rs 17,999: Snapdragon 410, AMOLED display and 8MP camera

Micromax has announced its all-new Canvas Sliver 5. The sleek device is mere 5.1mm in thickness, end-to-end.

Micromax has launched the all-new Canvas Sliver 5 at Rs 17,999. The sleek device is mere 5.1mm in thickness, end-to-end. At 97 grams, the company claims it to be the lightest smartphone, ever. At the event, boasting about the new smartphone, the company even took a dig at its competitor known for churning out sleek devices.

Micromax launches Canvas Sliver 5 at Rs 17,999: Snapdragon 410, AMOLED display and 8MP camera

Micromax took a dig at its "rival known for releasing sleek devices."

 

The Canvas 5 sports a 4.8-inch AMOLED display with 1280 x 720 pixels of resolution. The smartphone runs the latest Android 5.0 and comes with a 4G double data offer from Airtel.

Under the hood, it is powered by a Qualcomm Snapdragon 410 coupled with 2GB RAM. One will find 16GB onboard storage, and the expandable memory slot and dual SIM abilities have been given a miss. Obviously, the lightweight and sleekness comes at a price.

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On the camera front, it gets an 8-megapixel rear snapper. The 8MP Sony IMX219 comes stacked with CMOS sensor. The camera also comes with the professional mode. For selfie lovers, it also gets a 5MP front-facing camera.

It will feature NXP Smart power amplifier and Dirac HD Sound. The connectivity options include 3G, 4G LTE, Wi-Fi, Bluetooth 4.0 and GPS.

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A 2000mAh battery completes the package. The company has promised improved after sales service with guaranteed 7-day service, and Hugh Jackman will be promoting the smartphone.

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