Samsung has ventured into the race of windows Smartphone with the launch of a beautiful Smartphone-Samsung Ativ S powered by Windows 8 operating platform. The Smartphone is a touch screen and embodies a slate shape. This Smartphone is the first launch of Samsung on Windows operating platform. Samsung Ativ S is also known as GT-I8750 and posses a 4.8” touch screen with a 1.5 GHz dual core processor with 1 GB RAM and 8 megapixel camera. Samsung Galaxy Ativ S poses stiff competition to Nokia Lumia 920 with a larger screen size and better resolution.
Display & Camera:
Samsung Ativ S consists of a super AMOLED capacitive touch screen with 16M colors. The screen resolution of the Smartphone is 720×1280 pixels with a 4.8” screen which is similar to Samsung Galaxy S3.Teh Smartphone possess a multitouch functionality as well. With an 8 Megapixel camera, Samsung Ativ S provides amazing picture clarity with the functionality of autofocus, LED flash and quality check. Moreover, the Smartphone possess a primary and secondary camera where in the secondary camera is of 1.9 Megapixels. The Smartphone also consists of video functionality which functions at 1080 pixels at the rate of 30 fps.
Samsung Ativ S consists of Qualcomm Snapdragon processor with a dual core CPU of 1.5 GHz. The browser supports HTML 5 version. Moreover, the Smartphone operates on frequency bands of GSM: 850/900/1800/1900 MHz and HSDPA of 900/2100 MHz.
Dimensions & Sound:
The actual width of the Smartphone is 5.40 x 2.78 x 0.34 inches and weighs 135 grams The Smartphone is provided with a 3.5mm jack along with loudspeaker and alert sounds feature.
Data & Memory Storage:
Samsung Ativ S supports GPRS and EDGE data functionality with HSDPA speed at 42 mbps and HSUPA speed of 5.76 mbps. Bluetooth and Wi-Fi features are also available in the Smartphone along with micro USB slot The memory card slot of the Smartphone has the feature of expandable memory to 32 GB with an internal storage memory of 16 GB or 32 GB versions along with 1 GB of RAM
Samsung Ativ S consists of a Li-ion 2300 mAh battery .The Smartphone possess 168 hours of standby battery or up to 8 hours of talk time battery on 2G support whereas on 3g support, the Smartphone possess 218 hours of standby battery and up to 15 hours of talk time battery.
The Smartphone is priced at Rs.28000 during its launch.
USP of the product:
- Samsung Ativ S possess an edge over Windows Smartphone launched till date with its Windows 8 operating platform which bring the convenience of Windows interface
- Cloud Storage facility which allows the user to store up to 7 GB of photos, videos or documents with the help of Skydrive.
- Microsoft office 365 support aids in ease of exchange of data seamlessly between the Smartphone and the desktop computer.
- Dual core processor of 1.5 GHz provides the user with a facility of running several applications simultaneously without the Smartphone getting hanged.
Overall, Samsung has made a commendable start on Windows operating system Smartphone with features which are truly competitive. But the Smartphone manufacture has a wide amount of scope to improve the features of the future Smartphone based on Windows with sophisticated software. Otherwise, Samsung Ativ S will find its audience quickly!!