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Unlocked Samsung ATIV S units are receiving the GDR2 update

0. phoneArena 16 Jul 2013, 22:46 posted on

Judging from a screenshot of an unlocked Samsung ATIV S handset, it appears as though the unlocked version of the Sammy bred Windows Phone 8 flavored handset is receiving the GDR2 Windows Phone update on Tuesday; the update brings Data Sense to the phone. This feature, originally found only on Windows Phone models sold by Verizon, allows you to view how much data you've consumed...

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posted on 16 Jul 2013, 23:18

1. tigermcm (Posts: 695; Member since: 02 Sep 2009)


oh really? so the first wp8 to be announced, last to be released, but first to update????

posted on 17 Jul 2013, 10:31

7. apocalypsebc (Posts: 148; Member since: 07 Dec 2010)


That doesn't make since to me either but hope the Samsung Ativ S Neo that suppose to be release really soon for Sprint, come with the update or get the update soon after release.

posted on 17 Jul 2013, 18:49

9. volcano (Posts: 251; Member since: 25 Jan 2013)


well they released the update but they didnt add a firmware inorder to activate fm radio
Microsoft already said they are going to give OEM's all GDR's inorder to customize it/test it then release everything in one package seems like samsung too lazy to do that

posted on 16 Jul 2013, 23:19 6

2. SakuroAkino (banned) (Posts: 141; Member since: 12 Jul 2013)


Samsung are so fast in updates
Nokia learn something

posted on 16 Jul 2013, 23:36 8

3. Seo_Joo_Hyun (Posts: 65; Member since: 14 Jul 2013)


BUT , GDR2 for Lumia devices gets MORE than GDR2

Nokia calls it AMBER an it includes features that ordinary GDR2 doesn't have such as Nokia Smart Camera , Sleeping Screen , Adjust Display colors and temperature , Bluetooth 4 , Improved Camera and Battery life

there you have it , samsung has it first but more good features are with Nokia

posted on 16 Jul 2013, 23:54 5

4. SakuroAkino (banned) (Posts: 141; Member since: 12 Jul 2013)


From this i am sure
Gdr3 will also be first on samsung

posted on 17 Jul 2013, 01:44 1

6. Seo_Joo_Hyun (Posts: 65; Member since: 14 Jul 2013)


Maybe but Nokia will out do other OEMs in terms of features when it comes to WP

posted on 09 Aug 2013, 13:49

10. mousesports (Posts: 243; Member since: 28 Feb 2013)


first was on lumia 1020 and 925 :))

posted on 17 Jul 2013, 00:48 1

5. szaboagoston (Posts: 40; Member since: 28 Nov 2012)


Hehe: "if you are the proud owner of an unlocked Samsung ATIV S owner".

posted on 17 Jul 2013, 12:42 1

8. aco96 (Posts: 189; Member since: 12 Oct 2012)


I'm buying this phone tomorrow, I'm very happy :D

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