Kodak EKTRA: Smartphone Designed Specifically For Photographers

Kodak is a brand which connects with all my childhood memory – all my previous photos were printed by Kodak on its photo paper at that time. However, the smart phone with camera almost killed the traditional camera industry and once a while, I almost think Kodak is going to fade out from my life. Until today, I saw the new about the its plan to launch a smart phone specifically for photographers. Honestly, I am quite happy to know it still struggle and fight to survive in this quick changing world. Good luck indeed and hope this phone get succeed.

Kodak EKTRA: Smartphone Designed Specifically For Photographers

Now, let’s get back to the phone. KODAK EKTRA features a 21-megapixel fast focus camera sensor with f2.0 aperture, and an industry leading 13-megapixel front-facing camera with Phase Detection Auto Focus PDAF and f2.2 aperture. As a phone designed specifically for photographer, decent cameras are just not enough. EKTRA also comes with a custom built app which is controlled by an intuitive haptic touch, SLR-style Scene Selection Dial, where adjustments are made in real time via a range of settings including HDR, Landscape, Portrait, Macro, Sport, Night-time, Panorama and Bokeh, alongside a Smart Auto mode which auto-selects the best conditions for your photographs. In Manual mode, there are more advanced configuration you can make to achieve more specific requirement.

Kodak EKTRA: Smartphone Designed Specifically For Photographers

Kodak EKTRA: Smartphone Designed Specifically For Photographers

Kodak EKTRA: Smartphone Designed Specifically For Photographers

Kodak EKTRA: Smartphone Designed Specifically For Photographers

Besides all those technology part, the KODAK EKTRA Smartphone has a dedicated dual press shutter button in the horizontal style of traditional cameras. The device also features a Super 8 app, providing professional effects reminiscent of Kodak’s iconic Super 8 film stocks. The Ektra will be on sale across Europe later this year and will set you back £449 (around $550). However, there is no new about when the phone will be launched in the wider world.

Kodak EKTRA: Smartphone Designed Specifically For Photographers

Kodak EKTRA: Smartphone Designed Specifically For Photographers

KODAK EKTRA key features:
– 21MP fast focus camera sensor with F2.0, PDAF, OIS, Dual LED Flash
– 13MP phase detection auto focus front-facing camera with F2.2 PDAF
– Helio X20 2.3GHz Decacore processor with 3GB RAM
– 32GB memory, expandable with MicroSD cards
– 3000mAh, with USB 3.0 Type C fast charger
– ANDROID 6.0 (Marshmallow)

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