Kodak has launched the company’s latest smartphone – Kodak Ektra in India at a price tag of Rs. 19,990. The Kodak Ektra comes in Black color and it is available exclusively on Flipkart starting from 4:00 P.M. tomorrow, 18th July 2017. Originally, it was announced back in October last year and the main highlight is that it comes with a 21-megapixel rear camera with Sony IMX230 sensor, f/2.0 aperture, 6-axis optical image stabilization and others. The smartphone is manufactured by Bullitt Group and company said that the latest software update includes several new features like enhanced single handed camera functionality, RAW file support in manual mode, Improved auto focus, Face Detection, shutter speed performance and more.
Display, Processor, Operating System, and Memory:
On the specifications front, the Kodak Ektra features 5-inch Full HD IPS display with a resolution of 1920 x 1080 pixels and it is protected by Corning Gorilla Glass. The smartphone is powered by 2.3GHz Deca-Core MediaTek Helio X20 processor which is paired with Mali-T880 MP4 GPU & 3GB of RAM. The smartphone runs on Android 6.0 Marshmallow operating system and has 32GB internal storage which can be expanded further up to 128GB via microSD card.
On the photography front, the smartphone features 21-megapixel rear camera with Sony IMX230 sensor, f/2.0 aperture, 6-axis optical image stabilization (OIS), Phase Detection Auto Focus (PDAF), non-reflective lens coating, dual-tone LED flash and a 13-megapixel front-facing camera for selfie & video calling. It also has a dedicated shutter button, customizable manual mode and the camera lens is covered by Corning Gorilla Glass. The camera app on the smartphone comes with DSLR-like ‘Scene Selection Dial’ where adjustments are made in real time via a range of settings, including HDR, landscape, portrait, macro, sport, night-time and panorama. The camera blends high-quality low-light photography, utilizing “ARCSOFT Night Shot” technology combined with a Kodak-certified lens coating that aims to maximize the light that reaches the sensor while reducing the ISO noise.
SIM Support, and Connectivity Features:
The smartphone has dual SIM support and comes with connectivity features like 4G LTE, Wi-Fi 802.11 ac, Bluetooth 4.1, GPS, USB Type-C.
The smartphone has a leather-like finish on the outside for a better grip.
The smartphone packs 3000mAh battery with support for fast charging.
Press Release Quote:
Commenting on the launch, Peter Stephens, CEO Bullitt Group, a Kodak licensee for mobile devices, said:
Driven by the enthusiasm from customers globally, we are thrilled to bring the KODAK EKTRA to photo enthusiasts in India. Kodak carries a strong brand legacy in India, and with EKTRA, we aim to enhance the skills and experience of Indian photo-enthusiasts. The KODAK EKTRA Smartphone is all about capturing the moment, telling a story, and reveling the experience of photography. Our latest features and performance adjustments include RAW support, all of which will help drive our customers’ creativity.
Kodak Ektra specifications
- 5-inch Full HD IPS display with a resolution of 1920 x 1080 pixels and protected by Corning Gorilla Glass
- 2.3GHz Deca-Core MediaTek Helio X20 processor with Mali-T880 MP4 GPU
- 3GB RAM, 32GB internal storage, expandable memory up to 128GB with microSD
- Android 6.0 Marshmallow
- 21MP rear camera with dual LED Flash, PDAF, f/2.0 aperture, 6-axis OIS, Sony IMX230 sensor, 26.5mm lens
- 13MP front-facing camera
- 4G LTE, Wi-Fi 802.11 ac, Bluetooth 4.1, GPS, USB Type-C
- 3000mAh battery with fast charging