Kodak Ektra has been available in the USA and Europe - and now the company is bringing the Android smartphone to India. The phone is further backed by a 3,000mAh battery and runs Android Marshmallow software.
Earlier: Dec 4th, 2016 - In early 2015, Kodak has entered the smartphone market by launching the Kodak IM5 smartphone. The phone will be available from tomorrow on Flipkart. Already available in the United States of America and Europe, the smartphone lets aspiring photographers capture exceptional pictures.
The highlight of this phone is its camera solutions. The KODAK EKTRA Smartphone is all about capturing the moment, telling a story, and revelling the experience of photography.
"Kodak has a rich history in imaging technology and the launch of the Kodak Smartphone today demonstrates our ongoing commitment to bringing the latest advances in photography to consumers".
Kodak's second stint at an Android phone, aka the Ektra - named after a 35mm camera from 1941 - has finally made its way to India.
KODAK EKTRA Smartphone with 21MP Rear & 13MP Front Cameras, Helio X20 SoC Launched in India at Rs. 19990
KODAK EKTRA is a photography-focussed smartphones and boasts of 21MP fast focus camera sensor with F/2.0 aperture, PDAF, OIS, Dual LED Flash. It can also record videos in 4K resolution. There is a physical shutter button placed on the bottom of the right edge. On the front is a 13-megapixel front camera with f/2.2 aperture and phase detection autofocus. The custom built camera app is controlled by an intuitive haptic touch, SLR-style Scene Selection Dial, where adjustments are made in real time via a range of settings including HDR, Landscape, Portrait, Macro, Sport, Night-time, Panorama and Bokeh, alongside a Smart Auto mode which auto-selects the best conditions for your photographs.
The phone also comes with a manual mode, which lets you adjust exposure, ISO, focus, white balance, and shutter speed.
The faux leather finish on the back a gives a premium feel to the device.
Besides high quality cameras, this phone has 5 inch Full HD display (441 ppi) screen. Both the display and rear camera lens are protected by Corning Gorilla Glass. Backing the processor up is 3GB of RAM and 32GB of expandable internal storage.