It was already predicted by various sites that canvas 5 would be launched today and the same happened. Canvas 5 in today’s event was launched and the company surprised by claiming that the phone is the slimmest (end to end) and the lightest LTE device in the market. It is just 5.1mm thick while there few more thinnest devices from other companies like Vivo and Oppo however they aren’t the thinnest end to end.

Micromax Canvas Silver 5

The phone has an AMOLED display at 4.8inch screen. The screen resolution is 1280*720pixels. The craze for big screen phones are still therehowever people now a days prefer handy devices and 4.8 inches is quite comfortable to use and carry. It also has the corning gorilla glass 3 protection and has 8,000,000:1 contrast ratio.

From recent few Micromax devices we have noticed that Micromax is producing beautifully designed phones while in the start, Micromax used to provide identical devices. The device Weighs only 97gms and claims to be the lightest 4G device.

Micromax Canvas Silver 5 Screen Size

Snapdragon 410 (64 Bit) chipset clocked at 1.2GHz with Qualcomm® Adreno™ 306 GPU is used in this device which is 4G supported and 2GB of RAM is coupled with the same. The phone doesn’t have the external Micro SD support hence you can’t expand the memory. This is the one of the cons of the device. The phone has an internal storage of 16GB.

The device has a high density lithium polymer battery of capacity 2000mAh which is less however company claims that the battery is capable of providing 8 hours of talk time and 345 hours of standby time.

The phone runs on Android operating system v5.0 Lollipop. Most of the Micromax devices are now coming with Lollipop operating system out of the box.

The rear camera is of 8MP with Stacked CMOS IMX219 Sensor from Sony and 4P Largan Lens and Blue Glass Filter while the front one is of 5MP with beauty features.

Micromax Canvas Silver 5 Camera


The price of the device is 17,999 which looks more taking specifications into account however if the device is built nicely and the performance of phone, camera, battery is good enough then we can say that the phone is priced correctly.

Pros and Cons of Micromax Canvas Silver 5


  • AMOLED display & Corning Gorilla Glass 3 protection.
  • Slim & beautifully designed.
  • 4G.
  • 2GB RAM.
  • Light device, weighs just 97 grams.


  • Over Priced.
  • Less battery capacity.
  • At this price they could have added a more powerful processor to the device.
  • No expandable memory,
  • Single SIM device.