iBall Cobalt Solus 4G review

iBall introduces a dual sim Smartphone to the world market named Cobalt Solus 4G Mobile that ensures excellent performance for a phone in its niche segment. The phone, which is attracts the users with its sleek and stylish design and white color, is really a great buy for anybody. Cobalt Solus 4G does not force to you to compromise on basic features and quality, even though trying to provide you this device at affordable price.

Display

Cobalt Solus 4G sports 5-inch HD IPS LCD capacitive touchscreen with 720x1280 pixels resolution

iBall Cobalt Solus 4G smartphone comes with a 5-inch HD IPS LCD capacitive touchscreen of 720x1280 pixels. The display offers a pixel density of 294 ppi. Multi touch, light sensor and proximity sensor are the other attracting features of the display of this new device. It also features a touchscreen keypad.

Hardware and software

Hotknot file transfer technology is another specialty of Cobalt Solus 4G

iBall Cobalt Solus 4G smartphone has 1.4GHz octa-core Cortex-a53 processor, which is coupled with 2GB of RAM. The inbuilt storage capacity of the device is 16 GB. But, it can be expanded upto 32GB through a microSD card. Cobalt Solus 4G supports Android 5.1 Lollipop out of the box. It is also a dual-SIM standby based device. The smartphone comes pre loaded multi regional language support (read & write) for 15 Indian languages. The additional feature of Hotknot file transfer technology is another specialty of Cobalt Solus 4G. This feature is similar to near field communication (NFC) in terms of application.

Camera

Cobalt Solus has a 13MP main camera with LED flash and a 8 MP front camera

Today’s smartphones literally replace the place of cameras. Ability to capture super quality snaps is the main reason for people running behind smartphones. The high mega pixel cameras and high pixel density in new smartphones succeed in providing super quality snaps to the users. iBall Cobalt Solus 4G smartphones has 13MP main camera with LED flash and a 8 MP front camera, which is really appreciable while considering the price. While the 13-MP main camera is really suitable for quality photos, the 8-MP rear camera gives you nice experience in skype and video chatting etc. Other attractive features of the camera in Cobalt SOlus 4G are face beauty function, live photo mode, panorama mode and multi angle vie mode. The sensor options provided by the device are Compass/Magnetometer, Proximity sensor, Accelerometer, Ambient light sensor and Gyroscope.

Connectivity options

Cobalt Solus supports 4G connectivity

On the connectivity front, the cobalt Solus 4G features most of the connectivity options like 3G, GPRS/EDGE, GPS/ A-GPS, Wi-Fi 802.11a/b/g/n, Wi-Fi Direct, Bluetooth 4.0, GSM, Micro-USB port, 3.5 mm headphone connector. The smartphone supports Indian LTE bands TDD-LTE and FDD-LTE (2300MHz and 1800MHz). It is obvious that Cobalt Solus offers 4G connectivity.

Multimedia features

While talking about the multimedia features, iBall Cobalt Solus 4G has radio with recording facility. Moreover, it also features MP3 media player and MP4 video player.

Battery life, warranty and price

iBall Cobalt Solus Smartphone packs a removable 2000mAh battery that can offer appreciable battery life at normal use. Company offers one year warranty to the device. It is available at Rs 11,999 in market.

If you consider the affordable price of iBall Cobalt Solus 4G smartphone, it offers lots of useful features to the customers. Moreover, the build quality of the device is also appreciable. It ensures good battery and decent camera, both of which are very essential feature for a smartphone. The spacious keypad also makes it comfortable to use. 3G/EDGE, tough build and dual Sim are also other notable specifications of Cobalt Solus.The smartphone seems a good deal within Rs 10,000 as you are getting 8 MP front camera for great selfie’s along with 4G advantages.

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Suja Kannan

Suja Kannan

Suja is a post graduate in Communication and Journalism having several years of writing experience in Technology and Consumer Electronics.