by June 20, 2015

Iball mslr cobalt 4

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The Mumbai- based electronics company iBall has come with a bit of an innovative Smartphone that will make camera clickers happy and excited. In its latest launch, iBall has incorporated 4 detachable lenses for its phone! The new phone, smartly named mSLR Cobalt4 with the ‘m’ standing for ‘mobile’ is aimed at enthusiastic photographers with a budget. Priced at a decent Rs. 8, 500 (approx), the phone is sure to appeal to that segment.

The iBall mSLR Cobalt4 packs in 4 detachable lenses that are added to the rear of the camera. The first one is a zoom lens with 8x power. The second is a macro lens with 10x zooming power and 10-15mm minimum distance of object. Another is a fish eye lens with 175-180 degree viewing angle. Lastly is the wide angle lens with a 130 degree viewing angle. Carrying around the lens will not be an issue as the company packs in a free pouch and a cleaning cloth for the safety of the lenses.

Talking about its cameras, the iBall mSLR Cobalt4 features an 8 MP primary camera with autofocus and LED flash. The resolution offered by this camera is 3264×2448 pixels. The front camera is 3.2 MP, apt for clicking selfies and video calling. Features of the cameras include face beauty, live photo, and multi-angle views.

Iball mslr cobalt4 5 inch screen

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Coming to the other aspects of the phone… the mSLR Cobalt 4 sports a 5” capacitive touch screen with a display resolution of 540×960 pixels. It runs on the KitKat iteration of Android with no specific news about possible upgrade to Android Lollipop.

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On the tech front, the Smartphone comes with a 1.4 Ghz octal-core cortex A7 processor and 1 GB RAM. Such specs ensure that the phone gives the user a smooth and fluid multitasking experience and minimum lags when switching between apps. The mSLR Cobalt 4 is equipped with 8 GB of internal storage and can be expanded up to 32 GB using the microSD card slot. This storage capacity is enough for the user to save all the clicked photos using their new prized lenses. It supports FM radio and a 3.5mm audio jack.


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The Smartphone offers various connectivity options too- 3G HSPA+, Wi-Fi 802.11 b/g/n, Bluetooth 4.0 with A2DP, and GPS. Its other connectivity feature is HotKnot file transfer technology which is similar to NFC.

The Smartphone is powered by a 2000 mAh battery that promises to keep you company while you click away! The phone comes with the usual proximity sensor, ambient light sensor, and accelerometer along with a ‘flip to mute’ feature.

The fact that it is dual SIM with dual standby adds to the appeal of the Smartphone as it offers the user to keep their personal and professional communications separate.

Offering a USP at a price that promises not to burn a hole in your pocket, the iBall mSLR Cobalt 4 is sure to appeal to those who want photography worthy Smartphone coupled with some powerful tech specs.