How Best Is Micromax Canvas Sliver 5 Against The Slimmer Smartphones Currently Available In Market

Directly coming to the point and that is Micromax has introduced its first ever gadget with 5.1mm thin body and named it Canvas Sliver 5. Of course it now becomes the world’s slimmest smartphones till date. But what exactly it has to offer users to grab more fanfare beyond the thickness. Weiging at just 97 grams doesn’t make any best to compete with other phones already in the market, and to say some Oppo R5, Giaonee Elife 5.1, Vivo X5Max and here is the actual ranger from Apple – the iPhone 6. Comparison re required and we have a list of specs and pricing of all phones which can compete with the Micromax’s Canvas Silver 5.


Compare: Canvas Sliver 5 Vs. iPhone 6 Vs. Oppo R5 Vs. Gionee Elife 5.1 Vs. Vivo X5Max (Specifications)

Starting with the newly announced Micromax Canvas Sliver 5


It comes with a4.8-inch HD (1280×720) AMOLED Full Lamination 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 and with Adreno 306 GPU.  Offering a 16GB internal storage as well. Camera  with a 8MP rear camera with LED flash, Sony IMX219 sensor, 4P Largan Lens, 1080p video recording and houses a 5-megapixel front-facing sensor. Battery package it packs a 2000mAh unit which is rated to give up to 8 hours of talktime and up to 345 hours on standby mode. Connectivity options includes 4G LTE (FDD-1800/2600/800 MHz & TDD-2300MHz), and has a NXP Smart PA audio chip and Dirac HD audio technology for an enhanced audio experience. Other connectivity options includes 3G HSPA+, WiFi 802.11 b/g/n, Bluetooth 4.0, GPS. Software it runs on Android 5.0 Lollipop out of the box and only have a single SIM configuration.


Oppo R5 Specs


  • 5.2-inch (1080 x 1920 pixels) Full HD AMOLED display
  • 1.5 GHz Octa-core Qualcomm Snapdragon 615 (MSM8939) processor with Adreno 405 GPU
  • 2GB RAM, 16GB internal memory
  • Color OS 2.0 based on Android 4.4 (KitKat)
  • 13MP rear camera with LED Flash, Sony IMX214 sensor, Schneider lens
  • 5MP front-facing camera
  • 4.85mm thick
  • 4G LTE / 3G, WiFi 802.11 b/g/n, Bluetooth 4.0, GPS, NFC
  • 2000mAh battery with VOOC Rapid Charge
  • Costs Rs. 29,990 in India


Gionee Elife 5.1 Key Features


  • 4.8-inch (1280 x 720 pixels) AMOLED display
  • 1.7 GHz Octa-core MediaTek MT6592 processor with Mali 450-MP4 GPU
  • 1GB RAM, 16GB internal memory
  • Amigo 2.0 (based on Android 4.4 Kitkat)
  • Dimensions: 139.8×67.4×5.15mm; Weight: 100g
  • 8MP rear camera with LED flash
  • 5MP front-facing camera
  • DTS surround sound
  • 3G, WiFi 802.11 b/g/n, Bluetooth 4.0, USB OTG, GPS
  • 2100mAh battery
  • Priced in India for Rs. 18,999


Vivo X5Max Specs


  • 5.5-inch (1080 x 1920 pixels) Super AMOLED display
  • 1.5 GHz Octa-Core Qualcomm Snapdragon 615 (MSM8939) processor with Adreno 405 GPU
  • 2GB RAM, 16GB internal memory, expandable memory up to 128GB with microSD
  • Funtouch OS 2.0 based on Android 4.4 (KitKat)
  • Dual SIM ( micro SIM + nano SIM)
  • 13MP rear camera with LED Flash, F/2.0 aperture
  • 5MP front-facing camera, f/2.4 aperture
  • Dimensions: 153.90 × 78.00 × 4.75mm
  • 4G LTE / 3G, WiFi 802.11 b/g/n, Bluetooth 4.0, GPS, USB OTG
  • 2000mAh battery
  • Costs $440

And finally with the iPhone 6 features:


It flaunts with a resolution of 1134×750, making it the modest upgrade over last year’s i5s and i5c, but we expected that Apple’s 4.7-inch iPhone 6 to carry at least a full-HD 1080p display. Powered by next-generation 64-bit A8 processor paired with an M8 coprocessor and 1GB of RAM. The smartphones also feature an 8-megapixel rear camera, 1.2-megapixel Facetime camera at the front, NFC and three storage options — 16GB, 64GB and 128GB. On the software front, the two new iPhones run on iOS 8 out-of-the-box. Priced a bit cheaper than the US.

Now you have here Five choices of smartphones which are slimmer. While the Micromax Canvas Sliver 5 costs almost Rs 17, 999. Available to purchase by the end of June, or later next month.

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