Micromax Canvas Sliver 5 vs Gionee Elife S5.1 vs Vivo X5Max: Slimmest Smartphone Comparison

With the entry of slimmest smartphone i.e Micromax Canvas Sliver 5 measures 5.1mm in thickness, competition has been again started. There are already many handsets which are present in the Android market and claim themselves as the sleek smartphone. In market we can see the handsets like Gionee Elife S5.1 and Vivo X5 Max. Gionee Elife S5.1 measures 5.1mm in thickness and Vivo X5 Max measures 4.75mm in thickness.

Micromax Canvas Sliver 5 vs Gionee Elife S5.1 vs Vivo X5Max

It will be good to see a comparison between these handsets on the basis of their specs and features.

Specs Canvas Sliver 5 Vivo X5 Max Gionee Elife S5.1
PRICE Rs. 17,999 Rs. 30,000 (Approx) Rs. 14,000 (Approx)
THICKNESS 5.1mm 4.75mm 5.1mm
OS Android 5.0 Lollipop Android Kitkat v4.4.4 Android v4.4 Kitkat
PROCESSOR 1.2GHz Cortex A-53 quad core 1GHz Octa Core 1.7GHz Octa Core
CHIPSET Snapdragon 410 Snapdragon 615 MediaTek Mt6592
SCREEN SIZE 4.8″ 5.5″ 4.8″
SCREEN RESOLUTION 720x1280p 1080x1920p 1080x720p
PIXEL DENSITY 306ppi 401ppi 306ppi
SCREEN PROTECTION Corning gorilla glass 3 Corning gorilla glass 3 Corning gorilla glass 3
SCREEN TYPE Amoled capacitive Capacitive Super Amoled
GPU Adreno 306 Adreno 405 Mali-450MP4
BATTERY 2000mAh 2000mAh 2050mAh
CONNECTIVITY WiFi, USB, GPS, Bluetooth etc. WiFi, USB, GPS, Bluetooth etc. WiFi, USB, GPS, Bluetooth etc.
4G LTE Yes Yes No
WEIGHT 97g 156g 97.7g


Micromax Canvas Sliver 5 features 4.8″ Amoled HD Display and screen protection from Corning Gorilla Glass 3. It boasts 306ppi pixel density.

Vivo X5 Max brags 5.5″ Capacitive Display with screen resolution up to 1080x1920p. It offers 401ppi pixel density.

Gionee Elife S5.1 proffers 4.8″ capacitive display delivering screen resolution up to 720x1080p and 306ppi pixel per density.

Looking at the display, Vivo X5 seems to deliver better performance as it has 5.5″ display which ensures that one can enjoy movies and videos at larger display and that too in Full-HD quality.

Processor & Operating System:

Micromax Canvas Sliver 5 runs on Cortex A-53 Quad Core processor which is clocked at the frequency of 1.2GHz. The processor is based on MSM8916 Snapdragon 410 chipset and is coupled along with internal RAM of 2GB. To enhance the graphics, it is powered by Adreno 306 GPU. It operates on latest Android v5.0 Lollipop version out of the box.

Vivo X5 Max on the other hand is powered by Octa core processor which is clocked at the frequency of 1GHz. The processor is based on Qualcomm’s Snapdragon 615 chipset and is mated along with 2GB of internal RAM. It functions on android Kitkat v4.4.4.

Gionee Elife S5.1 has 1.7GHz Octa Core Processor which is based on MediaTek MT6592 chipset and is coupled along with 1GB of internal RAM. It operates on Android Kitkat v4.4 Kitkat and is layered by Amigo OS 2.0.

Looking at the processor and OS, Vivo X5 Max seems to deliver better performance in multi-tasking, while playing games and better lag free user-interface.

Camera and Memory:

Micromax Canvas Sliver 5 and Gionee Elife S5.1 bear 8MP of rear camera with 5MP of front camera. With front camera, Canvas Silver 5 gets beauty enhancing features. It also includes LED Flash and Video recording at 1080p.

Vivo X5 Max bears 13MP of rear camera which comes along with 5MP of front facing camera. One also gets LED Flash and video recording at 1080p.

Both Gionee Elife S5.1 and Micromax Canvas Sliver 5 houses 16GB of internal memory with no scope of external memory card slot. Vivo X5 Max flaunts 16GB of internal memory with external memory expandable up to 128GB with the help of MicroSD card.

Looking at the camera and memory, Vivo X5 Max is best performer.

Battery and connectivity:

Micromax Canvas Sliver 5 includes 2000mAh of Li-Po battery claiming stand by time up to 345h and talk time up to 8h.

Vivo X5 Max also incorporates 2000mAh battery which is non-removable.

Gionee Elife S5.1 accommodates 2050mAh battery promising enough standby time and backup time to run for whole day long.

All three proffer connectivity features like Bluetooth, Wi-Fi, USB, GPS, etc.

Looking at the battery and connectivity, All of these are similar.


Now, we have studied every features and aspects of these three smartphones. But, how to decide which has a leading edge over the other and which smartphone will be a value for money deal. To help you decide we had highlighted all specs and features of these three smartphones by comparing them at each point :

Micromax Canvas Sliver 5 and Gionee Elife S5.1 looks a prominent option with a beautiful unibody design, a powerful processor, a good camera and a good UI experience. But both devices lags in a very important sector that is memory, both devices has only 16 GB internal memory which is not expandable, which seems a big flaw. Silver 5 and Elife S5.1 lags behind Vivo X5 Max in this department. But there is one thing which goes more in favour of the Micromax Canvas Silver 5 and Gionee Elife S5.1 which is the screen size. Both devices has a perfect screen size of 4.8 inches which is more comfortable in hands than a 5.5 inches screen smartphone, also the smaller screen makes the display even better. So, if limited memory and  is not an issue for you then Micromax Canvas Silver 5 or Gionee Elife S5.1 is a great choice too expect Gionee Elife S5.1 comes with only 1GB RAM.

Vivo X5 Max looks just perfect in every department with top-notch specs. X5 Max offers you a powerful 1GHz Octa Core processor,13MP rear and 5MP front camera, 4.75mm beautiful slim design, Expandable Memory up to 128GB and a good battery too. So, this smartphone is just perfect for this comparison and it takes lead over both other smartphones is no doubt a great choice for anyone who is looking for a prominent slimmest smartphone. However, you have to pay approx. Rs.30,000 for it as Silver 5 comes for Rs.17,999 and Elife S5.1 comes for approx Rs.14,000.

So, the bottom line is Vivo X5 Max nails it with top-notch specs and beautiful design provided you are comfortable with 5.5 inches screen phone. However, Micromax Canavas Silver 5 is also a good buying option. Depending upon your needs and comfort you can opt for anyone among these three beautiful slimmest smartphones.

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Shubham Mishra

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