The Samsung ATIV S is now available at major Canadian carriers although the carriers, Rogers, Bell and TELUS, are selling limited quantities of this Windows Phone 8-running handset. The ATIV S has similar features to the Android-running Galaxy S 3, Samsung's top selling smartphone. The ATIV S sports a 4.8-inch HD Super AMOLED display, 1.5Ghz dual-core processor, 8MP camera, a 1.9MP front-facing camera, 1GB RAM. The device is available for $29.99 to $99.99 on a three-year contract.
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- The ATIV S can also be purchased outright and contract-free for $599.99 to $650 in Canada.
- The device has also been launched in the UK, retailing at GBP442.80 inclusive of tax.
- The device comes in at 8.7mm, boasting to be the thinnest Windows 8 device, and also features Microsoft Office, access to SkyDrive's free cloud storage, Xbox Live compatibility, LTE support, Bluetooth 3.0, microSD card slot, microUSB, 1GB of RAM, and a 2,300 mAh battery.
Bear in mind that “quantities are limited” so if you want to jump on Microsoft’s bandwagon in style, you better act quickly.- Dusan Belic, Into Mobile
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Samsung ATIV S and ATIV Tab available in the UK tomorrow
Despite being one of the first WP8 handsets announced, back in June (2012) at the IFA event, the Samsung ATIV S is one of the last to come to market, so the chances are, assuming you decided to go for a W8 handset, you when for something from of the other manufacturers.
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