In mid 2015, Kodak has entered the cell phone market by launching the Kodak IM5 cell phone. Also it launched the budget TVs in the Indian market beginning from as low as Rs. 13,500. In any case, this week, the organization has a launched another Android fueled cell phone called Kodak Ektra. It will be accessible for sale from December 9th in Europe for £499 (approximately Rs 36,000) which is more than double of the cost of the before launched IM5 cell phone. At such a high sticker price, the gadget accompanies less than impressive specifications yet fills its primary need as a camera-driven gadget.

Kodak Ektra
Kodak Ektra will be accessible for sale from December 9th in Europe

Speaking on occasion, Jeff Clarke, Kodak Chief Executive, said:

Kodak has a rich history in imaging technology and the launch of the Kodak Smartphone today demonstrates our ongoing commitment to bringing the latest advances in photography to consumers. The original Kodak Ektra Camera was launched in 1941 and in its latest reincarnation, opens up a world of creative opportunities to all who care about photography.”

Kodak Ektra will run on Android 6.0 Marshmallow, and it is powered with MediaTek’s Helio X20 deca-core processor. It will have 3GB of RAM and 32GB of internal storage. The internal storage can be expandable by means of MicroSD card slot.

Coming to the camera specifications, It has a 21MP Sony IMX230 rear camera sensor with f/2.0 aperture, while the front selfie camera is 13MP with f/2.2 aperture. It comes with several camera modes including HDR, Landscape, Portrait, Macro, Sport, Night-time, Panorama and Bokeh. The users can also adjust shutter speed and ISO with the manual mode option.

Kodak Ektra will go on sale from 9th December
Kodak Ektra will go on sale from 9th December

Specification of Kodak Ektra

  • Android 6.0 Marshmallow
  • 5-inch IPS display
  • MediaTek’s Helio X20 deca-core processor
  • 3GB of RAM
  • 32GB of internal storage
  • 21MP Sony IMX230 rear camera
  • 13MP front camera
  • 3,000mAh battery

Ektra will have the power of 3,000mAh battery and with the support of fast charging with USB 3.0 Type C port. Yet, there is no information about the availability of the device outside of Europe, When it will be available in other countries it is not mentioned.


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