backtop


Print 41 comment(s) - last by Myrandex.. on Sep 5 at 12:10 PM

ATIV S could be unveiled at IFA 2012

Samsung may still be in shock over its $1.05B loss to Apple in a U.S. court, but that isn't stopping the company with moving forward with fresh new products. Microsoft's Windows Phone mobile operating system has been treading water in the smartphone space for well over a year, but Samsung is hoping to liven things up with a sleek, fresh entry to the fray.
 
The Samsung ATIV S features an 8.7mm brushed aluminum chassis and will come packing a 4.8" HD Super AMOLED screen, 1.5GHz dual-core processor, and an 8MP rear camera. For those that actually bother using the front-facing camera, that unit dials in at 1.9MP.


[Image Source: Microsoft]
 
There will be both 16GB and 32GB models made available to the public, and a microSD slot will also be included if you choose to expand storage on your own. A generous 2300mAh battery is included to ensure that you have enough juice to last through the day.
 
You can check out more pictures and thoughts on the Samsung ATIV S on the Windows Phone Blog.


[Image Source: Microsoft]
 
The launch date for Windows Phone 8 will likely be announced next week.

Sources: The Verge, Windows Phone Blog





Comments     Threshold


This article is over a month old, voting and posting comments is disabled

RE: Hmm
By Belard on 8/29/2012 1:43:20 PM , Rating: 1
Go to the Google Play store. Do a search on "Launcher 7" - its free. Install it... enjoy.

Does things that WP7/8 doesn't do. Rotate the title orientation, custom colored tiles to specific ones - if you want. So for example, all my tiles are rich blue, but my Phone tile is green.

Been using this for 1.5 years on my Galaxy1.

With ICS on the Atrix HD, I think I'll be using the default UI as its better than 2.x and seems to do what I want.


RE: Hmm
By NellyFromMA on 8/29/2012 3:08:45 PM , Rating: 2
Used Launcher 7 for a month. Was too buggy and immediately felt disconnected from the rest of the phone when doing anything other than interacting directly with the 'launcher 7' screen, IMO. Also, I think the tiles in Win 8 / WP8 do rotate but I could be wrong.


RE: Hmm
By Myrandex on 9/5/2012 12:08:04 PM , Rating: 2
They do not rotate in WP7 on the home screen. Portrait only, like a stock iPhone as well.


"So if you want to save the planet, feel free to drive your Hummer. Just avoid the drive thru line at McDonalds." -- Michael Asher



Latest Headlines



Most Popular Articles5 Cases for iPhone 7 and 7 iPhone Plus
September 18, 2016, 10:08 AM
Automaker Porsche may expand range of Panamera Coupe design.
September 18, 2016, 11:00 AM
Walmart may get "Robot Shopping Carts?"
September 17, 2016, 6:01 AM
No More Turtlenecks - Try Snakables
September 19, 2016, 7:44 AM
ADHD Diagnosis and Treatment in Children: Problem or Paranoia?
September 19, 2016, 5:30 AM







botimage
Copyright 2016 DailyTech LLC. - RSS Feed | Advertise | About Us | Ethics | FAQ | Terms, Conditions & Privacy Information | Kristopher Kubicki