The Kodak Ektra is an Android device with a 21 megapixel camera sensor. Users can use an advanced mode to make adjustments on an image, just as they would on a digital camera. The phone also allows users to shoot in 4k video.

Kodak launched a photography-first smartphone on Thursday.

The Kodak Ektra is an Android device with a 21 megapixel camera sensor. Users can use an advanced mode to make adjustments on an image, just as they would on a digital camera. The phone also allows users to shoot in 4k video.

"This is a phone that really emphasizes the camera…as opposed to a phone that happens to have a camera with it," Jeff Clarke, chief executive of Kodak, told CNBC in a TV interview on Thursday.

The Kodak Ektra is the company’s second phone.