Profile image
By Pinoy Tech Blog
Contributor profile | More stories
Story Views

Now:
Last Hour:
Last 24 Hours:
Total:

Samsung ATIV S, the Windows Phone 8 version of the Galaxy S3

Monday, November 12, 2012 12:12
% of readers think this story is Fact. Add your two cents.

(Before It's News)


Last week we get to see Samsung’s own Windows Phone 8 device, the ATIV S, which is going to be available by December.

Samsung ATIV S 1

At first glance, the Samsung ATIV S looks like the Galaxy S3 with a different color. To the untrained eye it has the same look, same thin bezel, same rounded body, same thin form, and even the same-sized button at the bottom center. It’s also as light as the Galaxy S3 with its 133g weight.

Samsung ATIV S 4

The ATIV S has a 4.8-inch HD Super AMOLED screen to make sure those Windows live tiles pop up as you use it. It’s powered by a Qualcomm Snapdragon dual-core Krait 1.5 GHz processor with 1GB RAM and 32GB storage. What’s good here unlike old Windows phones is that you will also get the benefit of a microSD slot.

Samsung ATIV S 2

Based on our short experience gaming with the phone, it felt like you’re already playing on a console with its smooth performance. Quite admirable really.

Samsung ATIV S 3

The back has a glossy brushed aluminum finish that looked like the Pebble Blue version of the Galaxy SIII but more metallic. This phone has the same 8-megapixel rear camera capable of 1080p video recording and a 1.9 megapixel front camera for HD video chats.

Samsung ATIV S 5

Samsung is expecting to release the ATIV S this December and they’re looking at a sub-P25k price.

Samsung ATIV S Specs:
4.8-inch HD Super AMOLED display (720 x 1280), Gorilla Glass 2
Qualcomm MSM8960 Snapdragon, Dual-core Krait 1.5 GHz
Adreno 225 GPU
Microsoft Windows Phone 8
16/32 GB storage, 1 GB RAM, microSD support up to 32GB
8 MP autofocus camera with LED flash
1080p @ 30fps video recording
1.9 MP front camera
Wi-Fi 802.11 a/b/g/n, dual-band, Wi-Fi Direct, DLNA, Wi-Fi hotspot
HSDPA, 42 Mbps; HSUPA, 5.76 Mbps
Bluetooth 3.0 with A2DP
GPS with A-GPS and GLONASS
137.2 x 70.5 x 8.7 mm
135 g
Li-ion 2,300 mAh
Pricing and availability to be announced



Source:

Report abuse

Comments

Your Comments
Question   Razz  Sad   Evil  Exclaim  Smile  Redface  Biggrin  Surprised  Eek   Confused   Cool  LOL   Mad   Twisted  Rolleyes   Wink  Idea  Arrow  Neutral  Cry   Mr. Green

Top Stories
Recent Stories
 

Featured

 

Top Global

 

Top Alternative

 

Register

Newsletter

Email this story
Email this story

If you really want to ban this commenter, please write down the reason:

If you really want to disable all recommended stories, click on OK button. After that, you will be redirect to your options page.