Kodak debuts 21MP Ektra Android smartphone with f/2.0 aperture

Kodak debuts 21MP Ektra Android smartphone with f/2.0 aperture

Kodak has unveiled the Ektra – price tag £449 – a new Android camera phone aimed at photographers, which boasts a 21-megapixel main camera and an f/2.0 aperture.

The company describes the Ektra as a “photography-led smartphone” designed for enthusiasts to experts.

As well as the 21-megapixel main camera with non-reflective lens coating, the Kodak Ektra boasts a 13-megapixel front-facing camera and is capable of recording 4K video footage.

The Kodak Ektra also offers Optical Image Stabilization and Phase Detection Auto Focus, as well as 32GB of internal memory and a MicroSD card slot for expansion.

Powering the Kodak Ektra is a Helio X-20 Decacore Processor and 3000 mAh battery, and on the back is a 5in Full HD IPS display.

Other features of the Kodak Ektra include a touchscreen DSLR-style dial with modes that include Smart Auto, Portrait, Manual, Sports, Bokeh, Night, HDR, Panorama, Macro, Landscape and Film/Video.

The new Kodak camera phone also offers a Customisable Manual Mode (with Adjustable Shutter Speed and ISO rating) and a Horizontal Two Step Shutter Release.

In terms of body design, the Kodak Ektra is constructed with premium materials and a steel-rimmed lens, with a textured body finish.

Due for release later this year, the Kodak Ektra price tag will be £449.


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