Micromax Canvas Sliver 5 Review

Today we will review smartphone named Micromax Canvas Sliver 5, manufactured by a renowned Indian multinational company, Micromax that manufactures and markets smartphones of different price ranges. Going with the flow of their tradition, Micromax launched a smartphone named Micromax Canvas Sliver 5 on July, 2015. The Micromax Canvas Sliver 5 was the predecessor of the Micromax Canvas 5 E481.

The Micromax Canvas Sliver 5, unlike its successor Canvas 5 E481, is completely made up of aluminum and glass body which too can be seen in Samsung Galaxy A5 (2016) and other upper mid-range smartphones. The device receives gorilla glass on both front and rear part, whereas, the sides are made up of aluminum frames.  The device, further, features 2.5D curved glass in the front which makes it look premium.

The device features an earpiece, a front facing camera, different sensors, and a notification LED light at the top. The device, just like other smartphones of Micromax, receives the capacitive home, recent app and back buttons in the display. Moreover, the device at it’s back, carries rear facing camera, a dual tone LED flashlight and a Micromax logo.

The Micromax Canvas Sliver 5 obtains power button followed by the SIM card slot above it at the right side. Moreover, the device features the volume adjusting keys at the left side. The device also features 3.5 mm headphone socket, micro USB port and a microphone at the bottom and a secondary mic at the top. However, the device lacks the microSD card slot, which can be pointed as a disadvantage.

Furthermore, the Micromax Canvas Sliver 5 acquires 4.8 inches AMOLED capacitive touchscreen. The device features HD screen having 720 x 1280 pixels resolution with ~306 ppi pixels density. The device, further, receives scratch resistant corning gorilla glass 3. The device provides high contrast and sharp color. The videos and other things can be viewed from different angles.

Micromax ships the Micromax Canvas Sliver 5 with Android 5.0.2 Lollipop out of the box but Micromax has not rolled out any software updates for this device. Further, the device is packed with Qualcomm MSM8916 Snapdragon 410 chipset, Quad-Core 1.2 GHz Cortex-A53 CPU, and Adreno 306 graphic processing unit. The device comes with 16 GB of internal memory and 2 GB of RAM. However, the space cannot be expanded as the device lacks microSD card slot.

Besides, the Micromax Canvas Sliver 5 carries 8 MP, autofocus rear facing camera on. However, the device features only single LED flashlight. Also, the rear camera shoots l HD videos at 720 x 1280 pixels. The device, furthermore, comes with 5 MP front facing camera, however, lacks front facing LED flashlight.

Furthermore, the Micromax Canvas Sliver 5 is powered with 2000 mAh non-removable battery. Nevertheless, the device is not supported by fast charging functionality. The battery is good and gives nice backup. The device is available on black and gold colors.

Micromax Canvas Silver 5 Price in Nepal : Rs. 26,400 (Around)

Micromax Canvas Silver 5 Specification


 Size  4.8 inches
 Resolution  720 x 1280 pixels
 Color Depth  16.7M


 CPU Speed 1.3 GHz
 CPU Type Quad-COre


 Video Recording Resolution  (HD) 1280 x 720 pixels
 Main Camera Resolution  8.0 MP
 Front Camera Resolution  5.0 MP
 Main Camera Auto-focus  Yes


 RAM  2 GB
 ROM  16 GB
 External Memory  No


 Multi-Sim  Single-SIM
 Sim Size  Nano-SIM (4FF)
 2G Sim  850/900/1800/1900


 ANT+  No
 USB Version  USB 2.0
 Headphone  3.5 mm Stereo
 Wi-Fi/Wi-Fi Direct  Yes
 Bluetooth  Bluetooth v4.0
 MHL  No
 PC Sync  No
 Location  GPS
  NFC  No


 Operating Software  Android 5.0.2 Lollipop

Physical Information

 Color+  Black and Gold
 Form Factor  Touchscreen Bar
 Dimension  NA
 Weight  NA
 Water Resistant/Dust Proof  No


 Compass/Magnetometer  NA
 Proximity Sensor  Yes
 Accelerometer  Yes
 Ambient Light Sensor  Yes
 Gyroscope  NA
 Barometer  NA
 Temperature Sensor  NA


 Standard Battery Capacity  2000 mAh
 Removable  No

Audio and Video

 Video Playing Format  3GP,MP4
 Video Playing Resolution  1280 x 720 pixels
 Audio Playing Format  MP3,Amr, Wav, AAC


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