Samsung unveils ATIV S, world's first Windows Phone 8 device

Samsung unveils ATIV S, world's first Windows Phone 8 device
Samsung has unveiled the first Windows Phone 8 device in the world at company's Mobile Unpacked event at IFA on Wednesday.

Dubbed as Samsung ATIV S, this smartphone features a 4.8-inch Super AMOLED HD display with Gorilla Glass 2, 1.5GHz dual-core Qualcomm processor, 8MP rear camera and 1.9MP front-facing camera.

It also houses a big 2,300mAh battery, 1GB RAM, 16/32GB internal storage and is just 8.7mm thick. Looks like Samsung is now aiming for Windows Phone market after successfully capturing the Android arena.

(Also see: 8 new features in Windows Phone 8)

"Samsung ATIV S is a new 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," company noted in a press release.

Samsung at IFA 2012

Samsung ATIV S key specs

  • Processor: 1.5 GHz dual-core processor
  • Display: 4.8 inch (121.9mm ) HD Super AMOLED
  • OS: Windows Phone 8
  • Cameras: 8 Megapixel auto-focus rear camera with LED Flash, 1.9 Megapixel front camera
  • 3.5mm Ear Jack
  • GPS, A-GPS, Glonass
  • Connectivity: Bluetooth 3.0, USB 2.0, Wi-Fi 802.11 a/b/g/n (2.4 & 5 GHz), Wi-Fi Direct, Wi-Fi Channel Bonding
  • Sensors: Proximity, Accelerometer, Geomagnetic, Ambient Light, Gyroscope
  • Memory: 16/32GB User memory, 1GB RAM
  • microSD (SDXC support)
  • Dimension: 137.2 x 70.5 x 8.7 mm, 135g
  • Battery: Li-ion 2,300mAh

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