Micromax Canvas Silver 5 slimmest smartphone ever launched at INR 17999

Micromax has launched the worlds slimmest smartphone ever their latest Flagship device called the Canvas Silver 5. At the launch event today the company CEO Vineet Taneja mentioned that the Canvas Silver 5 is just 5.1 mm in thickness and is the slimmest smartphone ever.

The device is said to be made out of Aircraft grade Aluminium materials and is also said to have NXP Smart PA audio chip and Dirac HD audio technology for an enhanced audio experience. The device looks stunning in design aspect with the aluminium edges and the sleek body thickness.

Micromax Canvas Silver 5 worlds slimmest smartphone launched

Features of Micromax Canvas Silver 5:

  • Display: 4.8-inch AMOLED
  • Resolution: 1280 x 720 pixels
  • Protection: Corning Gorilla Glass 3
  • Thickness: 5.1 mm in thickness
  • Processor: 1.2 GHz Quad-core Snapdragon 410 processor
  • RAM: 2GB
  • Camera: 8MP Rear and 5MP front facing camera
  • Internal Storage: 16GB non expandable
  • OS: Android Lollipop 5.0
  • Battery: 2000mAh

The Canvas Silver 5 said to be the thinnest smartphone ever and the company claims that the touch screen feature is incorporated into the Gorilla Glass protection to make it slimmer. It comes with a 4.8-inch AMOLED display with HD resolution. The device runs on a 1.2 GHz Quad-core Snapdragon 410 processor which is supported by 2GB of RAM.

The Camera is a 8MP Rear or primary camera and the front facing camera is a 5MP shooter. The rear camera is a Sony IMX219 sensor which comes with Blue Glass filter and LED flash. The device supports 4G and supports only Single Nano SIM, other connectivity features are 4G LTE along with 3G and 2G, Wi-Fi, Bluetooth 4.0 and GPS are all present.

Price and Availability of Canvas Silver 5:

The Micromax Canvas Silver 5 is priced at Rs. 17999 INR and will be made available in the 1st week of July. It will be coming with a free 4G enabled SIM and  Airtel double Data offer for 3 months. It is also coming with Micromax On-site care service which will picks ups your device for any repairs from your home and will deliver it back in 7-days.

Initial Thoughts on Micromax Canvas Silver 5:

The presence of a 2000 mAh battery and the Snapdragon 410 processor makes it a slight below average phone, the design and the slimness of the device is commendable but if you are someone putting so much money then you need to be getting something good out of it.

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