Micromax has just launched its new flagship Canvas Sliver 5 smartphone at an event in Delhi today.
The company claims it as the slimmest and lightest phone ever, with just measuring 5.1mm thickness and weights 97grams.
The best selling feature of the smartphone is being slim, 8 megapixel rear camera with Sony CMOS sensor and a powerful Qualcomm Snapdragon 410 processor packed in a slimmest possible size. Here we have picked a hot selling smartphone Xiaomi Mi4 to pit against the newly launched Canvas Sliver 5.
Micromax claims the Canvas Sliver 5 is a design marvel with a razor-thin 5.1mm body. The smartphone is carved to perfection and has been sculpted aesthetically for a snug fit in your hands. While the Xiaomi is Mi 4 borrows heavily from both Samsung and Apple smartphones design languages.
The Micromax Canvas Sliver 5 sports a 4.8 inch HD AMOLED display at 1280 x 720 pixels resolution and has a Corning Gorilla Glass 3 protection. Micromax claims that the display is 30 percent power saver. While the Mi 4 holds a slightly bigger screen measuring 5.0 inch at 1080 x 1920 pixels resolution and protected with Corning Gorilla Glass 3 as well.
Processor And OS
The Canvas Sliver 5 is powered by a 64 bit Qualcomm Snapdragon 410 chipset at a clock speed of 1.2GHz, coupled with Adreno 306 GPU and paired with 2GB of RAM. While the Mi 4 is clocked at 2.5 GHz quad-core Snapdragon 801 processor and Adreno 330 GPU along with 3GB RAM.
Both smartphones are loaded with Android platform. The Canvas Sliver 5 runs on the latest Android Lollipop with beautiful UI. While the Xiaomi Mi 4 comes with older version Android KitKat with MIUI on top.
Both smartphones camera are powered by Sony's image sensor. The Sliver 5 sports an 8 megapixel camera with Sony IMX219 sensor and features a Blue Glass Filter, LED flash and a 5 megapixel front-facing camera. While, the Mi 4 features a 13 megapixel rear camera with LED Flash, Sony IMX214 BSI sensor and 4K video recording. On front, it has a 8MP snapper with Sony Exmor R sensor.
Price And Availablity
Micromax Canvas Sliver 5 comes at a price tag of Rs. 17,999 and will be available on both online and offline retail stores from July 1. It's also worth mentioning that, the price of the device may reduce during the retail. While, Xiaomi has also reduced the price of Mi 4. The 16GB model is now available for Rs. 14,999.