Top Ad unit 728 × 90



Kodak Launches Smartphone Called Ektra with Focus on Photography

Kodak joins the smartphone market with the Ektra, a photography centric smartphone built by the same manufacturer as Caterpillar’s rugged phones.

It features a 21 Megapixel Sony camera with DSLR-like camera interface where scene types, exposure, ISO, white balance and shutter speed can be manipulated while taking a picture. Kodak also added a non-reflective coating to the lens.

Here’s the Kodak Ektra:

Kodak Ektra camera interface
Kodak Ektra's DSLR-like camera interface.

Premium Design and Accessories

The Kodak Ektra looks like a very slim point-and-shoot camera. There is a dedicated shutter button that has horizontal two-step release, an easy to grip design when taking pictures and a textured finish.

Its camera is surrounded by a steel rim with markings just like that of a camera. It doesn’t serve a purpose for photography though; except for protecting the camera module.

Kodak also sells accessories for the Ektra – a case and a pouch that both made of leather.

Kodak Ektra case
Kodak Ektra case.

Capable Hardware

In terms of specs, the Kodak Ektra is a capable smartphone. Running the show is a Helio-X20deca core processor from MediaTek, 3GB of RAM and Android 6.0 Marshmallow.

A scratch resistant layer of Corning Gorilla Glass protects the 5 inch full HD display as well as the camera. There’s 32GB of on-board storage, a microSD card slot for up to 128GB memory cards and a USB Type-C port.

It can connect to 4G LTE networks and dual band Wi-Fi while a 3000mAh battery powers the device.

Price and Availability

Kodak Ektra
This is the only available color.
Sadly, the Kodak Ektra will only be available in European Union countries. It has an official price of €499 which is a little over ₱26,000.00.

Some online stores might be able to offer this smartphone for Filipinos though.

Kodak Ektra – Smartphone Specifications

  • 5.0 Inch Full HD IPS Display (1080 x 1920 Pixels, 441 ppi)
  • Scratch Resistant Corning Gorilla Glass
  • Android 6.0 Marshmallow OS
  • MediaTek MT6797 (Helio X20) Chipset
  • 2.3GHz Dual Core Cortex-A72, 2.0GHz Quad Core Cortex-A53 and 1.4GHz Quad Core Cortex-A53 CPUs
  • Mali T880 MP4 GPU
  • 3GB of RAM
  • 21.0 Megapixel Main Camera with PDAF and dual-LED Flash
  • 4K Video Recording with OIS
  • 13.0 Megapixel Front Camera
  • 32GB Internal Storage
  • Expandable Up to 128GB via MicroSD
  • Single SIM (nano-SIM)
  • 4G LTE, 3G HSPA+, 2G EDGE and GPRS Networks
  • Wi-Fi 802.11 b/g/n/ac (Dual Band)
  • Bluetooth 4.1
  • A-GPS with GLONASS
  • FM Radio
  • USB Type-C
  • 3.5mm Audio Jack
  • Gyroscope
  • Compass
  • Accelerometer
  • Proximity Sensor
  • Ambient Light Sensor
  • 147.8 × 73.35 × 9.69 ~ 14.02 mm @ 163.8 g
  • 3000mAh Battery
Kodak Launches Smartphone Called Ektra with Focus on Photography Reviewed by Jeffrey Cayao on October 21, 2016 Rating: 5

No comments:

All Rights Reserved by Tutorials to Go™ © 2014 - 2015
Powered By Blogger, Designed by Sweetheme

Contact Form


Email *

Message *

Powered by Blogger.