Kodak Ektra is a Smartphone for Photographers

Bullit Group which licenses the Kodak brand has announced the Ektra smartphone (named after a historic Kodak camera) which is optimised for around for photography. It has a 21 megapixel main camera uses a Sony Exmor RS sensor with fast PDAF focus and an aperture of f2.0, while the front camera supports 13 megapixels at F2.2, also with PDAF. There is a range of special modes such as HDR, landscape, portrait, macro, sports, night, panorama and bokeh and there is a dedicated camera button. The phone uses Android 6.0 Marshmallow and will be sold only in Europe, initially at €499.

The display is a 5″ FullHD part and the AP is a MediaTek Helio X20 with 3GB of RAM and 32GB and up to 128GB via microSD. The camera and display are both protected by Gorilla glass.

The camera button is the one on the side on the bottom of the right hand image.