Samsung Announces World's First Windows Phone 8 Smartphone, the ATIV S
This is shocking. Despite the exclusive Nokia-Microsoft deal, Samsung has become the first company to officially unveil a Windows Phone 8 smartphone. To start-off, this is a decent smartphone with specs easily better than any Windows Phone smartphone right now.
Considering the smoothness that Windows platform offers, these specs of 1.5 Ghz dual-core processor with 1 GM of internal RAM will boost the the performance needs of ATIV S users.
See for yourself:
- Microsoft’s latest Windows Phone 8 OS installed
- 4.8 inch Super AMOLED display with a resolution of 720 x 1280 pixels and 16 million colors
- Multi-touch, capacitive touchscreen with Corning Gorilla Glass 2
- Thickness: 8.7mm
- Weight: 137 grams
- 1.5 Ghz dual-core Krait processor with Qualcomm MSM8960 Snapdragon S4
- 1 GB RAM with 16/32 GB expandable storage
- 8 megapixel rear-facing camera with LED Flash and 1080p Full HD video recording
- 1.9 megapixel front-facing camera
- Accelerometer, Gyroscope, Proximity, Compass sensors
- Bluetooth 3.0, microUSB v2.0, NFC, Wifi-Hotspot
Nokia is expected to release its Windows Phone 8 smartphones on September 5 where it might launch a ‘Pureview Lumia’. Still, you can’t deny the fact that the ATIV S is easily among the best smartphones right now.
No words on pricing of Samsung ATIV S revealed so far. Meanwhile, check below screens of the Windows 8 Phone:
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