The Android 5.1 Lollipop based iBall Cobalt Solus 4G equips a 5-inch HD display with a screen resolution of 720x1280 pixels and thus offering a pixel density of 294ppi. A 1GHz quad-core Cortex-A53 processor powers the device which comes coupled with 2GB of RAM space. An internal memory of 16 GB is featured but with no word on the expandable memory.
On the rear a 13 MP sensor has been spotted with an LED flash. An 8MP front snapper is also on board. The Cobalt Solus 4G comes with 3G, GPRS/ EDGE, Wi-Fi 802.11 b/g/n, GPS/ A-GPS, Micro-USB, and Bluetooth connectivity options. The handset supports Indian LTE bands TDD-LTE and FDD-LTE 2300MHz and 1800MHz. A 2,000mAh battery provides ample juice to keep the handset powered all day long.
The HotKnot file transfer technology which is just like the NFC is also featured in the handset. Accelerometer, proximity and light sensors also comes with the handset. The color variants available for purchase are White and Blue. The iBall Cobalt Solus 4G provides support to 15 regional languages thus ensuring communication without barriers.
Commenting on the launch, Sandeep Parasrampuria, Director iBall, said, "At iBall, we have always believed that real innovations reflects the consumers' needs, where customer-centricity has to be at the core of developing products. Cobalt Solus 4G is another milestone for iBall to bring the best combination of technology, style and affordability for the masses. With the launch of Cobalt Solus 4G, our first 4G smartphone, we have yet again raised the bar of affordable innovation in the country"
Display - 5-inch (1280 x 720 pixels) HD IPS Full Lamination display
Processor - 1 GHz quad-core Cortex A53 processor
Storage - 2GB RAM, 16GB internal memory, expandable memory with microSD
OS - Android 5.1 (Lollipop)
SIM - Dual SIM
Camera - 13MP auto focus rear camera with LED Flash and 8MP front-facing camera
Other features - 3.5mm audio jack, FM Radio
Connectivity - 4G LTE / 3G HSPA+, WiFi 802.11 b/g/n, Bluetooth 4.0, GPS
Battery - 2000mAh battery
We’ve seen a couple of affordable 4G enabled handsets this year, and the iBall Cobalt Solus 4G has just joined the pack. It’s a little pricier than similar handsets from other manufacturers, but makes up for it with some respectable specs and a worthy camera combo.