Samsung ATIV S, First Windows Phone 8 smartphone announced

So along with the official launch of the Galaxy Note II, Samsung also took the centre stage and opportunity to announce its first Windows Phone 8 running smartphone the Samsung ATIV S thus also making it the first Windows Phone 8 smartphone to be announced.


The ‘ATIV’ series will carry all of Samsung’s Windows 8 and Windows Phone 8 OS running devices in the same as Samsung’s Galaxy device arrive running on Android OS.

Coming back to the Samsung it is a smartphone for both work and entertainment featuring Windows Phone 8. ATIV S brings a stunning hairline design and high performance with a range of content-sharing and productivity options.


Specifications of the ATIV S include:
  • 4.8 inch HD Super AMOLED display
  • 1.5 GHz dual-core processor
  • 1 GB RAM
  • 16 GB/32GB internal memory
  • Expandable using microSD (SDXC) card
  • 8 MP rear facing Auto focus camera with LED Flash
  • 1.9 MP front camera
  • Windows Phone 8 OS
  • 2G/ 3G HSPA+ upto 42 Mbps
  • Bluetooth 3.0, USB 2.0, Wi-Fi, NFC
  • 137.2 x 70.5 x 8.7 mm
  • 135 grams
  • 2300 mAh battery

Samsung has not yet revealed any more details on the pricing or the availability of the device but we expect the details to flow in once Microsoft officially announces the launch of the Windows Phone 8 OS.

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