Micromax Unveils Slimmest phone – Canvas Sliver 5 for INR 17,999 in India


Keeping in mind the increasing demand for slim smartphones, Micromax Informatics Ltd., world’s 10th largest mobile phone vendor, has unveiled its latest flagship smartphone– the Canvas Sliver 5. Billed as the slimmest smartphone, it comes with a thickness of 5.1mm (end to end) and weighing a mere 97 grams.

According to the company, priced at INR 17,999, Canvas Sliver 5 is the world’s slimmest and lightest 4G smartphone and will be available from end of June 2015.


Crafted exquisitely in a distinct metallic frame which is made from aircraft grade aluminum, the smartphone is a perfect confluence of design and substance. Each element of the device is meticulously designed and adorned to make it the slimmest smartphone and a stunning looking device. Powered with Dirac HD sound and NXP Smart Power Amplifier, music aficionados can enjoy louder sound, deeper bass and room-filling deep sound.

Commenting on the launch, Vineet Taneja, CEO, Micromax Informatics Pvt. Ltd. said, “At Micromax, we have been consistently working on the design language of our devices to align them with the evolving needs of new-age consumers, and addressing them before anyone else in the eco-system. The Canvas Sliver 5 is a testimony to this vision, bringing together the elements of unmatched design, style and performance in one device as a result of diligent efforts of our R&D team to find the perfect balance. Our association with Hugh Jackman for the smartphone truly embodies the aspirational and fearless persona of the brand Micromax.”


He also added, “We are also strengthening our promise of offering great service to millions of Micromax consumers across the country. With Canvas Sliver 5, we are introducing a new challenge for ourselves to build on our commitment for service excellence by offering a 7 day doorstep service policy.”

It is not just about the slim design; performance is also not compromised in the new Canvas Sliver 5. With a 4.8-inch AMOLED HD Screen, the display provides a 16.7 million color depth catching every color in its brilliant and spectacular form. Power packed with a 1.2 Ghz Qualcomm® Snapdragon™ Quad Core processor and a 2GB DDR3 RAM, the smartphone ensures efficient multitasking. The smartphone comes with a 16GB ROM to enable the users to store their favorite pictures, videos, documents and more. An evenly placed 8MP AF rear camera with SONY IMX219 sensor, 4P Largan Lens and Blue Glass Filter enables users to shoot high quality images while the 5MP FF front camera incorporates intelligent beauty mode for clicking perfect selfies with great ease.


Running on the latest Android Lollipop 5.0, the users can avail great benefits like optimized battery usage, improved application performance, refreshed notification system etc. High power consumption has always been a problem for ultra slim phones but the Canvas Sliver 5 comes with a 2000 mAH high density Lithium Polymer battery and an intelligently optimized User Interface, which automatically enables 30% power saving for long lasting battery life.

With the best buy price of Rs 17,999/-, the Canvas Sliver 5 comes with a free 4G SIM and double data offer from Airtel which doubles the 4G data amount for any consumer activating the 4G SIM. The device will be available from end of June 2015 across India.