Kodak Aims to Change Mobile Photography with Their New EKTRA Smartphone

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On October 20th, Kodak unveiled a smartphone - yes Kodak - which is geared towards those looking for the best mobile device for photography. Sporting a 21-Megapixel imaging sensor, phase detection AF, optical image stabilization, a f/2.0 maximum aperture, and even a dual press shutter release button for a true camera feel - the new Kodak EKTRA has our attention.

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This smartphone features full manual control, even sporting a DSLR-like mode dial on the LCD screen, as well as a scene recognition auto and selectable scene modes. Snapseed provides the in-camera editing software, allowing for professional results without downloading any other apps or uploading your photos to a computer.

KODAK EKTRA Smartphone key features:

  • ANDROID 6.0 (Marshmallow)
  • Professional results from a 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
  • Advanced Manual Mode - adjustable on Exposure, ISO, Focal Length (Manual/Auto), White Balance, Shutter Speed, Aperture (fixed f2.0 main camera)
  • Familiar scene selection dial experience - includes scene modes Smart Auto, Portrait, Manual, Sports, Bokeh, Night-time, HDR, Panorama, Macro, Landscape, Film / Video
  • Integrated high quality printing app
  • Super 8 Video Recorder
  • Integrated social media sharing
  • 3000mAh, with USB 3.0 Type C fast charger

Visit Kodak's website to learn more.