Kodak has launched Ektra, its latest Android smartphone in India. It was announced back in October last year and has a 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. It also has a dedicated shutter button, customizable manual mode and the camera lens is covered by Corning Gorilla Glass. It has a leather-like finish on the outside for a better grip.
It packs a 5-inch 1080p display, is powered by Deca-Core MediaTek Helio X20 SoC, but it still runs on Android 6.0 (Marshmallow. The phone is manufactured by Bullitt, the same company that built the IM5. The company said that the latest software update includes several new features including enhanced single handed camera functionality, RAW file support in manual mode, Improved auto focus, Face Detection, shutter speed performance and more.
Kodak Ektra specifications
- 5-inch (1920 x 1080 pixels) Full HD IPS display with Corning Gorilla Glass protection
- 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
The Kodak Ektra comes in Black color, is priced at Rs.19,990 and will be available exclusively from Flipkart starting 4PM tomorrow, 18th July 2017.
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 revelling the experience of photography. Our latest features and performance adjustments include RAW support, all of which will help drive our customers’ creativity.