Kodak Ektra is a smartphone for photographers

Kodak’s first smartphone was the largely unsuccessful Kodak IM5. Did you even remember that the IM5 existed? Anyway, its follow-up is here, the Kodak Ektra, tagged as a photography-first smartphone that’s about more than just megapixels. Will the Ektra do well where the IM5 failed?

Kodak Ektra

Kodak says that the Ektra includes a handpicked studio of powerful applications, making it more than just a powerful camera but a mobile studio in the hands of people who care about quality photography.

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Kodak Ektra: All The Details

There is not a lot of information available about the Kodak Ektra yet, but we do have the core camera and smartphone info ready for you. Have a look.

Technology

  • GSM: GSM
  • 3G:
  • 4G:
  • SIM Type:
  • OS: Android 6.0 Marshmallow

Design

  • Dimensions: 147.80 x 73.35 x 9.69 mm
  • Weight:
  • Display: 5-inch, 1920 x 1080 resolution (441 ppi) Capacitive touchscreen
  • Sensors: Fingerprint, Gyro, Barometer, Accelerometer, Proximity and Compass

Hardware

  • Processor Type: Deca-core 2.3 GHz
  • Processor Name: Helio X-20
  • Graphics Processor: Mali-T880
  • RAM: 3 GB
  • Internal Storage: 32 GB
  • External Storage: MicroSD card up to 128GB

Camera

  • Rear: 21MP main camera with Aperture f2.0, OIS,
  • Video recording: 4K
  • Front-facing: 13MP

Multimedia

  • Music Support: MP3/WAV/eAAC+/FLAC player
  • Loudspeaker: Yes
  • Video Support: MP4/MPEG4/H.263/H.264 player
  • FM Radio:

Connectivity

  • Bluetooth: v4.2
  • WiFi: Wi-Fi 802.11 a/b/g/n, hotspot
  • GPS: Yes
  • USB: Yes

Miscellaneous

  • Charging: Pump Express
  • Battery: 3000 mAh
  • Launch Date: October 2016
  • Availability: December 2016
  • Launch Price: £449/€499

I consider the fact that Kodak has embraced smartphones a brilliant pivot. The company was experiencing a decline because camera phones killed off regular film-based consumer cameras. And so, Kodak Phones was born in 2015.The move makes sense. What I worry about is the execution. And without great execution, the pivot isn’t going anywhere. Time will tell.

Meanwhile, I am here wondering whether the main camera uses a Xenon flash or not.

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