Kodak Ektra Smartphone, A Camera Phone

Posted on Oct 23 2016 - 7:54am by Brad Haddin

Kodak unveiled the Kodak Ektra smartphone, a camera orientated phone. The shipment of smartphone will start in December.  Kodak describes it as “a photography-led smartphone designed for those with a passion for photography, from enthusiasts to experts.”


Kodak Ektra Features

The Kodak Ektra smartphone, featuring a 5-inch 1080pixel FHD display. It’s powered by deca-core Media Tek Helio X20 processor. It also runs Android 6.0 Marshmallow. The smartphone comes with 3GB of LPDDR3 RAM, 32GB of internal storage, the phones also offers expandable storage via MicroSD card up t0 128GB.

The device takes inspiration from its classic camera. It has 21-megapixel rear camera with an f/2.0  aperture and Sony’s IMX230 image sensor as well as a dual LED flash. The camera features such as face detection, autofocus and 6-pixel optical stabilization. The phone support manual mode that allows adjusting exposure, ISO focus, white balance and shutter speed- just like on cameras. Kodak applied a special coating to the lenses to maximize their luminous transmission. As for the front facing camera Kodak puts 13-megapixel sensor with an f/2.2 lens.

Connectivity options include 802.11ac Wi-Fi + BT 4.1 wireless module, a 4G/LTE Cat4 modem, Bluetooth 4.1, and a USB Type-C port used for both purposes data transfer and as well as charging. The phone has a 3000mAh battery life with fast charging.

Kodak Ektra Specs


Kodak Ektra Smartphone

Display size 5-inch
Resolution 1080pixel FHD display
Operating System Android 6.0 Marshmallow
Processor Deca-core Media Tek Helio X20 processor
Memory 3GB of LPDDR3 RAM
Storage 32GB of internal storage
Rear camera 21-megapixel
Front camera 13-megapixel
Connectivity 802.11ac Wi-Fi + BT 4.1 wireless module, a 4G/LTE Cat4 modem, Bluetooth 4.1, and a USB Type-C
Battery 3000mAh battery


Kodak Ektra Price And Availibity

Kodak Ektra price is surprisingly affordable at $499 and will go on sale in the UK and Europe this December. You will be able to buy the Ektra smartphone from Kodak.com.