Samsung Ativ S

The first announced Windows Phone 8 device, the Ativ S features a 4.8-inch HD Super AMOLED display, 1.5GHz dual-core processor, and an 8-megapixel camera while still managing to be only .34-inches thick.

  • Status: Available
  • Availability date: December 2012

Verge Review

Samsung was the first manufacturer to officially announce a Windows Phone 8 device, but has since been suspiciously quiet about its plans. Plagued by delays and a missed launch period with HTC and Nokia, Samsung’s carrier deals, release dates, and exact pricing haven’t been forthcoming. Microsoft rarely mentions the company's devices in marketing materials, and it feels like Samsung's Windows Phone 8 efforts have been all but forgotten. Samsung might seem like an afterthought for Microsoft...

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Basic Specs

Thickness 0.34 inches
Weight 0.3 pounds
Form factor Slab
Screen size (diagonal) 4.8 inches
Operating system Windows Phone
Launch OS version Windows Phone 8

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Tech Specs

Hardware
Height 5.4 inches
Width 2.7 inches
Thickness 0.34 inches
Weight 0.3 pounds
Form factor Slab
Color Grey / Black
Display
Screen size (diagonal) 4.8 inches
Technology Super AMOLED HD
Resolution (Y) 1280 px
Resolution (X) 720 px
PPI 306
Touchscreen type Capacitive
Connectivity
GSM Yes
GSM frequencies supported 1900, 1800, 900, 850
UMTS / HSPA Yes
UMTS frequencies supported 900, 2100, 1900, 850
Wi-Fi Yes
Wi-Fi support 802.11n, 802.11g, 802.11b, 802.11a
802.11n frequencies 5GHz, 2.4GHz
GPS Yes
Bluetooth Yes
Bluetooth version Bluetooth 3.0
NFC support Yes
Processor
Clock speed 1.5 GHz
Number of cores 2
Memory
RAM size 1 GB
Storage
Internal size 32 GB, 16 GB
External Yes
Max external size 64 GB
External type microSD
Front Camera
Resolution 1.9 megapixels
Rear Camera
Resolution 8 megapixels
Flash LED
Video resolution 1080p
Software
Operating system Windows Phone
Launch OS version Windows Phone 8
Interface
Headphone jack 3.5mm
Sensors
Sensors Compass (Magnetometer), Proximity, Ambient light, Gyroscope, Accelerometer
Battery
Capacity 2300 mAh
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