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Samsung ATIV S dummy units arriving in stores

0. phoneArena posted on 04 Dec 2012, 03:52

Those who are still waiting patiently for the Samsung ATIV S to arrive might be able to get one very soon. An anonymous tipster reports that Bell retail stores in Canada have received ATIV S dummy units...

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posted on 04 Dec 2012, 04:02 5

1. Thephonegeek (Posts: 118; Member since: 22 Nov 2012)

Whatever, none is gonna buy it anyway. The other two are much better.

posted on 04 Dec 2012, 04:11 6

2. MeoCao (unregistered)

if u r WP user you should support it, currently there r only 2 OEMs with 4 WP models. not a lot of choices.

posted on 04 Dec 2012, 04:52 3

5. addicted2088 (Posts: 53; Member since: 25 Sep 2012)

Well, compared to the HTC 8x, which is simply just a good design and otherwise a One X, I'd go for the ATIV S any day, thanks to the SAMOLED display whose blacks do the WP UI justice, better camera quality (if its the same as the SGS3 or Note 2), bigger battery (that is also removable), expandable storage etc. Sure, not over the Lumia 920, but over the 8X, sure. Not saying the 8X is a bad device, but the ATIV S beats it specs wise (unless you want the more natural SLCD2 display).

posted on 04 Dec 2012, 04:58 1

6. Commentator (Posts: 3722; Member since: 16 Aug 2011)

How do the largest WP8 screen, a MicroSD slot, and a removable battery make this worse than the competition? On paper, the Ativ S beats out every other WP8 device (with the exception of the Lumia 920 camera.) Sure the build quality isn't as good as the 8X or Lumia, but the Ativ S clearly has some major advantages.

posted on 04 Dec 2012, 08:29

8. tashreef (Posts: 476; Member since: 24 Nov 2012)

When you have Nokia Lumia 920 in high end segment ..Nokia lumia 820 mid Segment....

So where ATIV will fit....

posted on 04 Dec 2012, 18:42 1

10. Commentator (Posts: 3722; Member since: 16 Aug 2011)

Obviously at the high end. It's basically a Galaxy S III with WP.

posted on 04 Dec 2012, 04:39

3. pimpollofelice123 (Posts: 30; Member since: 02 Jul 2011)

They sure are taking their time to put it on sale. Wasn't this the first W8 phone that was announced?

posted on 04 Dec 2012, 04:40 3

4. RapidCat (Posts: 351; Member since: 12 Jun 2012)

if i'm gonna buy WP8 phone, i;ll buy samsung. because they can make all their product connected, tv blue ray, home theater. wahing machine maybe

posted on 04 Dec 2012, 07:55 2

7. snowgator (Posts: 3604; Member since: 19 Jan 2011)

Okay, you throw in mobile washing machine control, and I am IN.....


posted on 04 Dec 2012, 11:22

9. jjjsong (Posts: 75; Member since: 27 Dec 2011)

I can't post link but go search for this samsung washer WF457ARGSGR

posted on 04 Dec 2012, 20:42

11. ngph2 (Posts: 8; Member since: 04 Dec 2012)

Now we have three WP8 choices:
A Goliath with all the latest technologies built in,
A Galaxy S3 with plastic surgery to get WP8 and a more durable chassis, and
A music-loving exquisite Signature Phone that comes from the brand that made the One X.

Add the Galaxy Note II, the Apple iPhone 5, the Google/LG Nexus 4 and whatever Huawei, Xiaomi, Meizu, etc. can bring up, and this is clearly a very tough holiday smartphone shopping season.

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