Kodak is Back by Introducing its First Ever Smartphone for Photography

The prevalent American imaging company, Kodak is Back by Introducing its First Ever Smartphone for Photography.

The Ektra is intended to be a camera first, presenting photographers DSLR abilities within a smartphone. The smartphone comes pre-built with a custom camera app that provides the users a variety of innovative features. It provides features like sport, bokeh, macro or manual settings like shutter speed, focus and exposure.

Kodak is Back by Introducing its First Ever Smartphone for Photography

The outcomes of the picture appear live on the screen before the snap is taken. Thus user can simply regulate the shot they are about to capture.

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The Ektra has a 21 megapixel rear camera with a f2.0 aperture and a 13 megapixel front camera with a f2.2 aperture.

It has been professed by the company that a special covering has been applied to the lenses which permits more light to reach the sensor. Ultimately thorough photos are then captured in low light. They also said that the lens on the camera lessens the sensor noise and enhances any underexposed parts to help alleviate blur from the slow shutter speeds.

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The design of the phone is based on the available Ektra camera model that was introduced in 1941. The back of the camera displays an open large lens which isn’t mutual in other smartphones.

Kodak introduced its Ektra phone to retaliate the pressures developing from top smartphone makers such as Apple, Google and Samsung. They are constantly elevating their cameras on smartphones to dominate typical cameras. So as to keep themselves alive in the market, Kodak had no other option but to launch a smartphone that is basically a camera.

Other Specifications of Ektra:

The Ektra has a worthy description profile to contest any high end smartphone from the industry. It has the following main features:

  • 21 megapixel rear camera with a f2.0 aperture and a 13 megapixel front camera with a f2.2 aperture
  • 32 GB memory expandable with a MicroSD card
  • Android 6.0 Marshmallow
  • MediaTek Helio X20 2.3GHz decacore processor
  • 3 GB RAM
  • 3,000mAh battery
  • USB Type C

At present the smartphone costs $550.

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