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 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.
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.
- GSM: GSM
- SIM Type:
- OS: Android 6.0 Marshmallow
- Dimensions: 147.80 x 73.35 x 9.69 mm
- Display: 5-inch, 1920 x 1080 resolution (441 ppi) Capacitive touchscreen
- Sensors: Fingerprint, Gyro, Barometer, Accelerometer, Proximity and Compass
- 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
- Rear: 21MP main camera with Aperture f2.0, OIS,
- Video recording: 4K
- Front-facing: 13MP
- Music Support: MP3/WAV/eAAC+/FLAC player
- Loudspeaker: Yes
- Video Support: MP4/MPEG4/H.263/H.264 player
- FM Radio:
- Bluetooth: v4.2
- WiFi: Wi-Fi 802.11 a/b/g/n, hotspot
- GPS: Yes
- USB: Yes
- 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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