Kodak, everyone’s favorite old camera company unveiled the smartphone last year in October, dubbed as the Kodak Ektra. Now it’s finally available for purchase in the United States, while in Europe, it has been available for a few months before. The Android smartphone with a big camera bump was actually manufactured by a tech company, called Bullit Group. Kodak Ektra is the result of the joint effort of both the Bullit Group and Kodak company. The company said, “a photography-led smartphone designed for those with a passion for photography, from enthusiasts to expert.”
And another notable thing, the company lowers the price of the smartphone, making it more affordable for those people who want to buy this unique and photography phone. When the smartphone announced in last year, it had a $549 price tag, which now company is decreasing it into much less $399.99. Also read about other 2017’s smartphones at vogatech.com.
Kodak Ektra Features
The smartphone comes with a 5.0 inch FHD touchscreen display with the screen resolution of 1080 × 1920 at 441 ppi pixel density. The phone runs on the previous generation Android 6.0 Marshmallow operating system.
To fuel the smartphone, there is a deca core MediaTek Helio X20 processor and for the memory and storage, the phone is equipped with a 3GB of RAM along with 32GB of internal storage. The storage can be expanded further with the help of MicroSD card up to128GB.
As far as the camera is concerned, the smartphone comes with an incredible 21 megapixel rear camera with an f/2.0 aperture plus Sony’s IMX230 image sensor and dual LED flash. While on the front of the device, the smartphone has a 13 megapixel front facing camera for capturing selfies. The lenses come with a special coating which helps to maximize their luminous transmission.
To power the device, the company packs a 3,000mAh battery inside, which also comes with the support for fast battery charging feature. Regarding the connectivity options, the phone has Wi-Fi 802.11ac plus BT 4.1 wireless module, a 4G / LTE Cat4 modem, Bluetooth 4.1 and USB-C port for charging and data transmission.
Kodak Ektra Specs
- 0 inch FHD touchscreen display
- Resolution of 1080 × 1920
- 441 ppi pixel density
- Android 6.0 Marshmallow operating system
- Deca core MediaTek Helio X20 processor
- 3GB of RAM
- 32GB of internal storage
- Expandable storage: up to 128GB through a MicroSD card
- 21 megapixel rear camera
- 13 megapixel front facing camera
- 3,000mAh battery
Kodak Ektra Price
The Kodak Ektra smartphone is available for purchase at Kodak’s website as well as Amazon and B&H retailers and priced at $399.99.