Kodak EKTRA Camera Smartphone Comes To India

Kodak has launched its camera smartphone, EKTRA in India. The renowned photography brand launched its first ever smartphone last year in 2015, called the Kodak IM5. the phone was not able to draw much attention in the smartphone market. Now the company has launched a new smartphone, dubbed the Kodak Ektra, in Europe. Read more to find about Kodak EKTRA Price in India, Specifications, and Features

Kodak Ektra

Price & Availability

Price Rs 19,990

The Kodak EKTRA is priced at Rs 19,990 in India. It is now available via Flipkart. The photography-led smartphone was initially launched at €499 (approx Rs 36,800) in Europe.

Kodak Ektra Specifications

Processor 2.3GHz deca-core Helio X20
RAM 3GB
Internal Storage 64GB (expandable up to 128GB)
Display 5-inch, Full HD (1920x1080p) resolution, 441ppi pixel density, Corning Gorilla Glass
OS Android 6.0 Marshmallow
Primary (Rear) Camera 21MP with dual LED flash, PDAF, f/2.0 aperture, OIS and 4K video recording
Front Camera 13MP with PDAF and f/2.2 aperture
Battery 3000mAh
Dual SIM No

Manufactured by a UK based handset manufacturer Bullitt Mobile, the new smartphone boasts of superb camera capabilities. The Kodak Ektra sports a 21-megapixel rear camera with phase detection autofocus (PDAF), optical image stabilization (OIS), f/2.0 aperture and a dual LED flash. The camera combines ‘ARCSOFT Night Shot’ technology with a Kodak-certified lens coating (enables more light to reach the sensor and reduces the ISO noise) for high-quality low-light photography. The 13-megapixel front camera also comes with PDAF and f/2.2 aperture for selfies and video calls.

Kodak EKTRA

Under the hood, the Kodak Ektra is powered by a 2.3GHz deca-core Helio X20 processor and 3GB RAM. The 32GB internal storage can be further expanded via a microSD card. The new smartphone features a 5-inch display with full HD (1920×1080 pixels) resolution and pixel density of 441ppi. It is backed by a 3000mAh battery.

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Kodak Ektra Features

  • DSLR-like options
  • SNAPSEED Editing software
  • 4G LTE
  • Wi-Fi
  • Bluetooth
  • GPS
  • USB Type-C
  • Proximity sensor
  • Accelerometer
  • Ambient light sensor

The Kodak Ektra comes with a custom-built camera app which is controlled by an intuitive haptic touch, SLR-style ‘Scene Selection Dial’. Adjustments are made in real time via a range of settings, including HDR, landscape, portrait, macro, sport, night-time and panorama. The device comes pre-loaded with an editing software from SNAPSEED.

The Kodak Ektra sports a cool vintage camera look with a leather back panel. It measures 147.8 x 73.35 x 9.69 mm.Connectivity options on the Kodak Ektra include 4G LTE, 3G, Wi-Fi, Bluetooth, GPS and a USB Type-C port. The single SIM (GSM) handset comes with a Proximity sensor, Accelerometer, and Ambient light sensor.

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Conclusion

Solely aimed at photography enthusiasts the new camera comes with latest features and performance adjustments including RAW support. While there are many premium smartphones sport good cameras, the Kodak Ektra’s price gives it a unique advantage. Along with great camera optics, the new smartphone offers DSLR-like modes and features. You don’t have to buy a separate camera now. Are you excited to check out the new Kodak Ektra? Let us know in the comments section below.

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