iBall mSLR Cobalt 4 Review: Phone with Detachable Lenses

One of the most unique Smartphones in the market is presented by iBall and is the iBall mSLR Cobalt 4 review. The USP of the device is the detachable lenses. The iBall phone will soon become available in the Indian market.

iBall mSLR Cobalt 4 Review

The best buy price tag of the phone is stated to be Rs. 8,499. To know more about the device, let us have a look at the features the phone boasts of.

Detachable mSLR Lenses

The USP of the iBall mSLR Cobalt 4 is the detachable lenses – the first of its kind. The lenses come bundled in the package. The lenses are fish eye lens with 1750 to 1800 of viewing angle, zooming lens that has 8x zooming capacity, a wide-angle lens that has 1300 viewing angle and a macro lens with a capacity of 10x enlargement with 10-15mm of minimum object distance.

According to the iBall mSLR Cobalt 4 review, you should also get a pouch to keep the lenses safe along with the cleaning cloth.


With regard to the iBall mSLR Cobalt 4 review, there are two cameras. The primary camera is 8MP snapper with autofocus, which comes with dual-LED flash. The secondary camera is of 3.2MP capacity with soft flash.

Software in the camera include live photo, face beauty as well as multi-angle view.



There is a 5-inch smooth and attractive display touchscreen for the iBall device with 540 X 960 pixels. The display is qHD IPS display. The pixel density is 220ppi.

Processor & RAM

A 1.4GHz octa-core processor powers the device. The Cortex-A7 processor is accompanied by 1GB RAM. The RAM could have been a bit better taking into account the type of lenses that can be attached to the device.


With a range of lenses available to get crystal clear images, it is natural to get various snaps out of sheer excitement. Keeping that in mind, the built-in storage is 8GB. And with the help of a microSD card, it can be expanded up to 32GB.

OS & Dual-SIM Support

Going by the iBall mSLR Cobalt 4 review, there is dual-SIM support for the Smartphone. However, only SIM 1 supports 3G – not SIM 2.

Android 4.4 KitKat out-of-the-box OS powers the Smartphone.

Battery & Connectivity

There is a non-removable 2000mAh battery in the iBall device.

The connectivity options include Wi-Fi with Direct functionality, 3G, GPRS/ EDGE, GPS/ A-GPS, FM radio, Micro-USB, along with Bluetooth 4.0 options.

Other Features

The device uses HotKnot, which is a file transfer technology. This is pretty much similar to the NFC – Near Field Communications.

As far as sensors are concerned, there are ambient light sensor, a proximity sensor and accelerometer.


iBall mSLR  Cobalt 4 review shows one of the best Smartphones with detachable lenses. And the best part is that it comes for less than Rs. 10,000. The price tag should be one factor that can potentially draw customers.

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