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Samsung Ativ S Windows 8 Phone 16GB 4.8" HD Super AMOLED 1.5 GHz Dual Core 8MP + 1.9MP Front Camera (I8750, SIM Free/Unlocked) Available for pre order for £479.99 + Delivery @ Handtec £484.18

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Samsung's Windows 8 phone is finally available for pre order. Comes with Price Match Guarantee.

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. Its impressive 1.5GHz dual-core processor and HSPA+42 connectivity enable great browsing performance and high responsiveness even for the most demanding gaming or work applications. Users can enjoy the brand new Windows Phone 8 experience on the ATIV S’s stunning 4.8” HD Super AMOLED display.

Samsung’s ATIV devices are simple, powerful, and beautiful. The Windows operating system is sleek, intuitive and compatible across devices. Together Samsung and Microsoft will provide users with an advanced, productive and creative experience with its ATIV devices. Its full lineup is designed for a simple user experience to share your work and ideas as well as enjoy consuming content.

Furthermore, Samsung’s Windows devices are enhanced with Samsung’s own unique services and content. Samsung Family Story provides fun and intuitive content sharing. Samsung’s ChatON service complements Microsoft’s popular People Hub to provide a wide range of social communication options across these versatile devices.

Technical Specification:

Network: HSPA+ 42Mbps 850/900/1900/2100MHz
EDGE/GPRS 850/900/1800/1900MHz
Processor: 1.5 GHz dual-core processor
Display: 4.8 inch (121.9mm ) HD Super AMOLED
OS: Windows Phone 8
Camera: Main(Rear): 8 Megapixel Auto Focus Camera with LED Flash
Sub(Front): 1.9 Megapixel VT Camera
Video: Codec: H.263, H.264, WMV, MP4, M4V, MOV
Full HD(1080p) Playback & Recording
Audio: Codec: MP3, WMA, MP4, M4A, AAC
3.5mm Ear Jack
Sharing Features: Tap + Send (File sharing with NFC and BT/Wi-Fi)
Samsung Family Story
Content Features & Services: Samsung ChatOn mobile communication service
Samsung Hub
- Music Hub *
- Media Hub* (US only)
Samsung Zone (in Windows Phone Marketplace)
Photo Editor
Mini Diary
Now (Daily Briefing)
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
NFC
3.5mm earjack
Sensor: 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: Standard battery, Li-ion 2,300mAh

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    unquestioned
    Cold, not an iDerp.

    (srs though, hot but I'm holding out for the 920)
    SHOWMAN36
    unquestioned
    Cold, not an iDerp.

    (srs though, hot but I'm holding out for the 920)


    Do you speak English as well or just Geek?
    Sponge
    Another RRP deal? oO
    Oliverr
    Damn, the money we spend on plastic is freaking ridiculous.
    becknise
    Looks like HTC 8X for me then.
    Spud211
    Good for people that are after the samsung - personally I am waiting for the lumia 920 as I can't stand the look of the Ativ S - it's just ugly!
    unquestioned
    SHOWMAN36
    unquestioned
    Cold, not an iDerp.

    (srs though, hot but I'm holding out for the 920)


    Do you speak English as well or just Geek?


    Problem?
    rootbeer
    Looks a great phone but personally I think the Nokia 920 is the better phone.
    smogi
    Shame it is Samsung which means it will be made of cheap-o parts and prone to falling apart. Just like my Galaxy Note.
    Tim1292
    This phone actually has a metal back, so I think it's more sturdily built this time. Although it does look like samsung went back a bit on the overall design.

    The HTC 8X is a better deal I think.
    FunkyMonkeyDooDa
    920 looks sooo much nicer!
    PhilK
    This is an ugly UGLY phone. And people are daft enough to vote it hot at nearly iPhone prices ? Jeeezers.....X)
    tehwabbit
    inb4 somone claims that quad core phones are better...
    LessThanEqual
    Nothing special, just a repackaged GSII.
    qualar
    PhilK
    This is an ugly UGLY phone. And people are daft enough to vote it hot at nearly iPhone prices ? Jeeezers.....X)


    What as the iPhone price got to do with it? Why should a Windows phone have to be cheaper than an iPhone when the iphone has less features. Take for example the Nokia 920 with

    1. Higher Resolution Screen
    2. Bigger Screen
    3. Higher ppi screen with superior performance outdoors.
    4. NFC
    5. Optical Image stabilization.
    6. f2.0 Lens.
    7. Wireless charging
    8. Sensitive touch screen that can be used whilst wearing standard gloves.
    9. More robust chassis and screen.

    And in my opinion much better OS but that is probably more a matter of personal taste.
    scrumpypaul
    Tim1292
    This phone actually has a metal back, so I think it's more sturdily built this time. Although it does look like samsung went back a bit on the overall design.

    The HTC 8X is a better deal I think.


    Check some reviews - the ones i read said it was painted plastic
    Superduperade
    scrumpypaul
    Tim1292
    This phone actually has a metal back, so I think it's more sturdily built this time. Although it does look like samsung went back a bit on the overall design.

    The HTC 8X is a better deal I think.


    Check some reviews - the ones i read said it was painted plastic


    Read the official Samsung page then. It's Metal. Samsung ATIV S
    amitkg
    Sponge
    Another RRP deal? oO


    agreed.
    A good phone and a competitive price for it.
    I may consider voting hot if i could walk into my highsteet and just pick it up for that price
    chrisbass
    Tim1292
    This phone actually has a metal back, so I think it's more sturdily built this time. Although it does look like samsung went back a bit on the overall design.


    its also great if you like the massively scratched gadget look too :)
    Gold Feet
    If you're into looks, you wouldn't go for the now looking dated, toy look IOS. After all, it's the OS you should be looking at ,not the case.

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