Kodak is a brand back chronicles, but tiny relevance in the also photographic world. The company battled through bankruptcy in 2013, refusing to relinquish as its film matter was superseded by digital. Now, it’s experimenting prematurely smartphones. Following the IM5, a largely forgettable device aimed at shutterbugs, Kodak is aggravating gone again considering the Ektra. Named after its 1941 rangefinder (and the ’70s 110 film camera range) the handset definitely looks joined to a camera. The auspices is wrapped in a dark, precious “leatherette,” behind a slightly curved sticking to roughly one side and a dedicated shutter button upon peak. A large, protruding lens pokes out the encourage, a 21-megapixel Sony sensor (IMX230) buried underneath.
Kodak’s second smartphone will commencement in Europe for 449/499 this December. The company has “no plans” to easily reached the device in the US, although a spokesperson said it will be monitoring relieve demand and “reacting accordingly.” It’s a recess proposition, one that appeals to your personal and emotional add-on to the brand, rather than a lust for high-ensue less specs. In all likelihood, it won’t be the best smartphone camera — some shots I took in a gloomy hotel seemed allowable, but unremarkable. For people that recall the indigenous Ektra, however, or receiving a orangey envelope in the mail, that dip in con might not matter.
ANDROID 6.0 (Marshmallow)
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Helio X20 2.3GHz Decacore processor behind 3GB RAM
32GB memory, expandable in the express of MicroSD cards
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Integrated high air printing app
Super 8 Video Recorder
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3000mAh, considering USB 3.0 Type C fast charger