- Eugene Kim , PC Magazine
What it lacks in identity, the Samsung Ativ SE makes up for in flexibility, but it doesn't excite like other Windows Phone options.
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Is as well-equipped as it gets
There is no denying that the Samsung Ativ SE is one of the most capable Windows Phone smartphones available at the moment. With powerful, future proof-hardware, and easily updatable OS garnished with useful Samsung add-ons, the device makes for a mighty good alternative to the dominant Nokia Lumia high-end lineup.
Despite being one of the most capable Windows Phone devices available today, Samsung Ativ SE will certainly remain nothing more than a niche product. Only the lack of marketing and the limited availability will keep it from making a meaningful contribution and stepping... Full review
Fast performance and great display
Though not a Galaxy in name, the Ativ SE embodies the same Galaxy-like sensibilities that make Samsung's phones so popular on the Android side. It gets most things mostly right, but it doesn't possess the same flair as its Windows Phone brethren. There's no flashy camera tech or stunning design. Instead, it nails down the fundamentals, like a thin-and-light design, high-quality display, and flexibility in the form of a removable battery and microSD card slot. We still prefer the Nokia Lumia Icon, though, thanks to its good looks and industry-leading camera, and Verizon has discounted it to... Full review
A great Windows phone that's really hard to find
Rumors of a Samsung ATIV S—a Galaxy S3 running Windows Phone 7—never came to fruition, but Samsung has finally came through with the ATIV SE. It’s not a Galaxy S4 running WP8, but it’s close.
The ATIV SE has the same gorgeous screen as the S4: A 5-inch AMOLED capacitive touchscreen made from Corning Gorilla Glass 3 and capable of displaying 16 million colors. The 1920x1080 resolution results in pixel density of around 441ppi . In that regard, it's identical to the S4.
Aside from its camera and size, most of my reservations about the ATIV SE are relate... Full review
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- Samsung ATIV SE Manual (PDF)
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