At the CES 2017, Kodak has announced that its Android camera-centric smartphone Ektra will go on sale in the United States and Canada in Q2 2017. It will be available for pre-ordering in both the countries in April for a price of $549. The mobile was unveiled back in October last year and went on sale in Europe in December. Check out its features and specifications below.
Kodak Ektra Specifications
The Kodak Ektra boasts a 5.0-inch (1920 x 1080 pixels) Full HD IPS display, which has a pixel density of 441 PPI. The display is protected by Corning Gorilla Glass but we do not know the specific model number. It is powered by a MediaTek Helio X20 deca-core processor clocked at 2.3 GHz along with Mali-T880 MP4 GPU. It comes with 3 GB of RAM and 32 GB of internal memory, which can be expanded further up to 128 GB via microSD card. The device runs on the latest Android 6.0 Marshmallow OS out of the box. On the back, it has a leather-like finish for a better grip.
The Ektra rocks a 21 megapixel rear primary camera with dual LED flash, f/2.0 aperture, 6-axis OIS (Optical Image Stabilization), Sony IMX230 sensor, 26.5 mm lens, Phase Detection Auto Focus (PDAF). The lens has a non-reflective coating. On the front, we get a 13 megapixel front-facing camera with f/2.2 aperture for taking selfies and making video calls. There is a dedicated shutter button in this phone along with a customizable manual mode, ‘Super 8 VCR’ video filter and scene selection hardware dial.
The Ektra includes 4G LTE, 3G HSPA+, Wi-Fi 802.11 a/b/g/n/ac (Dual Band), Bluetooth 4.1, USB Type-C and GPS as connectivity options. The smartphone packs in a 3,000 mAh battery under the hood with support for fast charging. The phone has widgets with Kodak-curated app recommendations including Adobe Lightroom, VSCO and Prisma.