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Specifications for the Samsung ATIV Odyssey Windows Phone for Verizon leak

0. phoneArena posted on 03 Jan 2013, 16:19

As we expected, the ATIV Odyssey will be not be a premium level handset, in fact, the device positions itself...

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posted on 03 Jan 2013, 16:45 4

1. clevelandiskindacool (Posts: 37; Member since: 03 Jul 2012)

I understand that Samsung is the face of android and they put a ton of muscle behind that but why half-ass a windows phone? Why not attack Apple from both sides ?

posted on 03 Jan 2013, 19:44

5. metalpoet (unregistered)

What I dont understand is howcome there isnt a super windows phone something thats 5 inchs
1.6 qhz quadcore
12 mp camera rear and 2 mp camera front?

Why is it so hard for manufacturers to make a beast of a windows phone?

posted on 03 Jan 2013, 20:02 5

6. chaoticrazor (Posts: 2347; Member since: 28 Aug 2012)

define beast, if its just numbers and specs that are just there for bragging rights then nope there isnt one

if its actually a phone that as a package is fluid and runs smoother then other os's there already is.

specs arent about the highest number all the time, the fact wp8 phones run smoother on less shows at this time its unnecessary.

the 920 is already a beast in its own right btw

posted on 06 Jan 2013, 19:33

16. metalpoet (unregistered)

you have a point chaotic but this isnt the 920, this is a windows phone that has verizons stamp all over it in making it look different then other windows phones on different carriers. I wish us Verizon customers could be blessed with the 920, have you seen the 822, its ridiculously stupid!

posted on 03 Jan 2013, 16:48 3

2. Ikecr (Posts: 2; Member since: 03 Jan 2013)

If I were to buy a mid-range WP8 that would be the Lumia 820...

posted on 03 Jan 2013, 18:46 1

3. morghul (Posts: 4; Member since: 19 Dec 2012)

Absolute waste on the part of Samsung...wonder who is the most at fault for this travesty....Microsoft....Samsung....or....VZW (I'm inclined to think the latter.)

I really don't see how putting out a premium Samsung windows phone, would hurt Samsung...unless Google was whispering in their ear not too......

posted on 03 Jan 2013, 19:14

4. rsiders (Posts: 1092; Member since: 17 Nov 2011)

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posted on 03 Jan 2013, 20:03 1

7. chaoticrazor (Posts: 2347; Member since: 28 Aug 2012)

mate dont beg it, your comment doesnt belong here

posted on 03 Jan 2013, 21:41 2

10. rsiders (Posts: 1092; Member since: 17 Nov 2011)

If you want the best chance to win, why not try something different. It's at least worth a shot.

posted on 03 Jan 2013, 20:12 4

8. CivicSi89 (Posts: 349; Member since: 23 Jul 2011)

theres something on your nose, bro..

posted on 03 Jan 2013, 20:47 1

9. Jyakotu (Posts: 854; Member since: 12 Dec 2008)

Well this certainly shows where Samsung loyalty lies, in terms of mobile OSes. Yes, Samsung is very successful with Android, but they shouldn't shaft those who trust their brand, but choose to NOT use Android.

posted on 03 Jan 2013, 21:41 1

11. Landmarkcm (Posts: 506; Member since: 11 Aug 2009)

There trying to push the Nokia 822 which I think it's great! Ive had a lot of phones ios android, webos, & this 822 ive got now is my fave! Hopefully one ill actually stick with a while :)

posted on 03 Jan 2013, 22:30

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

As a Focus S user, I was excited to see Samsung step up to the plate with the ATIV S all those months ago. When I heard that Verizon was getting the 822 and the 8X, but this was coming later, I thought it was great. The Odyssey was the codename for the ATIV, and thought it seemed like a nice fit.

Instead, this low level effort just shows Sammy is not onboard with WP. I believe they are excited about Windows Tablets, but not WP. I will spot Verizon, at least they have options and the 8X is respectable. But the top level ATIV S would have truly made Verizon's WP line the best anywhere. This just adds nothing. The 822 is the only option when comparing the two.

posted on 04 Jan 2013, 00:59

13. darkurious (Posts: 10; Member since: 07 Dec 2010)

I'm very disappointed with these specs. I just don't understand why WP8 doesn't get the same support as android.

posted on 04 Jan 2013, 01:00

14. darkurious (Posts: 10; Member since: 07 Dec 2010)

... Maybe MS needs to not only make their own phone but provide wireless services, too.

posted on 04 Jan 2013, 01:43 1

15. legend1 (Posts: 104; Member since: 08 Oct 2012)

If i had to choose between those three devices i'd go for the lumia 822

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