Samsung Odyssey and Marco WP8 handsets leak - 4.65" HD AMOLED display, LTE, dual-core Snapdragon S4

Samsung Odyssey and Marco WP8 handsets leak - 4.65
If you thought Nokia will be the only manufacturer with a compelling Windows Phone 8 handset, apparently that thought was premature. The Apple-Samsung trial court filings - the gift that keeps on giving - now revealed a sliver of Samsung's WP8 roadmap as well, and the handsets there sound pretty compelling too.

There are two spotted actually - the Samsung Odyssey and Marco. The Odyssey if the undisputable flagship, indicated by its 4.65" HD Super AMOLED display, 8MP camera, NFC and LTE connectivity, made available by Qualcomm's MSM8960 SoC - this is a 1.5GHz dual-core Snapdragon S4 processor. We heard a rumor that Samsung's WP8 flagship will be as compelling as the Galaxy S III in terms of design and hardware, and Sammy seems poised to deliver,

Samsung Marco keeps it more down to earth with a 4" Super AMOLED screen with 480x800 pixels, 5MP camera, no NFC, but the same 1.5GHz dual-core S4 and LTE connectivity that is in its larger brother. This Qualcomm chip also supports 21Mbps HSPA+ connectivity, and both devices are simply listed as ready for Q4 availability, and we are betting on October/November retail push.

Related phones

ATIV Odyssey
  • Display 4.0" 480 x 800 pixels
  • Camera 5 MP / 1.2 MP front
  • Processor Qualcomm Snapdragon S4 Plus, Dual-core, 1500 MHz
  • Storage 8 GB + microSDXC
  • Battery 2100 mAh



1. santaclaus

Posts: 52; Member since: Jul 20, 2011

hope Nokia will give us what Samsung has + extra Pureview 20MP

7. dickwyn

Posts: 621; Member since: May 07, 2012

Nokia will also give us better hardware

13. SleepingOz unregistered


2. alterecho

Posts: 1106; Member since: Feb 23, 2012

Samsung's Omnia W was amazing. Apart from the fact that you're restricted to 8GB and some perplexingly missing features of the OS.

3. jubbing

Posts: 150; Member since: Aug 20, 2008

No trolls yet? Oh nothing bad to say about the specs...

4. blinkdagger

Posts: 81; Member since: May 04, 2012

i'll take anything that come with s4 :)

5. SonyFTW2020

Posts: 311; Member since: May 03, 2012

hmmmm the odyssey sounds beast...

6. shadez10

Posts: 427; Member since: Jan 15, 2012

i bet nokia will release something better... with pureview in it... =D

8. valapsp

Posts: 565; Member since: Aug 12, 2011

Waiting till September now ...

9. lubba

Posts: 1313; Member since: Jan 17, 2011

Too bad non will be going to tmo. HTC, don't let me down.

10. Dunknown

Posts: 84; Member since: Jul 23, 2012

Hope Nokia will brings ground breaking Windows Phone OS in terms of the design, specification especially(maybe 2.0ghz quad cor, 2gb ram, Graphic cards and etc) and most important the camera like in Nokia 808 pureview.

19. randomguest

Posts: 20; Member since: Jun 26, 2012

Windows Phone 8 is based on the Snapdragon S4 plattform. There won't be other SoCs in a while.

11. Samsomesh

Posts: 195; Member since: Jun 11, 2012

Nokia wp7 were better than samsung and wp 8 will also be better than samsung and hope if nokia start producing android then also nokia will be better than samsung... Everyone here know it

14. SleepingOz unregistered

Right! That's why Samsung leads and Nokia keeps going down.

12. Bluesky02

Posts: 1439; Member since: Dec 05, 2011

Just take a look about how many people got Thumb Down just because they said nothing bad. It's surely the work of Android Defense League (ADL).

16. Penny

Posts: 1860; Member since: Feb 04, 2011

ADL, lol.

15. Glim12808

Posts: 394; Member since: Oct 26, 2011

Actually, the SGIII is the first Samsung device that has impressed me. If they can bring the same quality to their WP8 devices, then Nokia will for sure have stiff competition. I hope HTC will come up with designs that are on the same quality level as Nokia's and Samsung's! This will be great not only for users, but also for the WP8 platform as a whole!

17. Superpiff

Posts: 36; Member since: Jul 29, 2012

I'm pretty excited to see the new wp8 handsets the only thing I didn't like about wp7.5 was the way the tiles didn't cover the screen I hated that black strip.

18. Superpiff

Posts: 36; Member since: Jul 29, 2012

Can't wait for the titan 3 if there ever is such a thing

20. IamYourFather6657

Posts: 321; Member since: Jul 01, 2012

Galaxy s3 is screwed

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