Samsung ATIV S

Announced:
Aug 29, 2012
Market status:
Released
Release date:
Dec 11, 2012

PhoneArena Rating:

8.5
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Samsung ATIV S

Announced: Aug 29, 2012
Market status: Released
Release date: Dec 11, 2012

PhoneArena Rating:

8.5
Read Full Review
  • Display 4.8" 720 x 1280 pixels
  • Camera 8 MP / 1.9 MP front
  • Processor Qualcomm Snapdragon S4 Plus, Dual-core, 1500 MHz
  • Storage 16 GB + microSDXC
  • Battery 2300 mAh(18h 3G talk time)
  • Fingerprint
  • Lightweight
  • Thin
  • LTE
  • Waterproof
  • NFC
  • Dual SIM

Display

Display size:

4.8 inches

Resolution:

720 x 1280 pixels

Pixel density:

306 ppi

Technology:

Super AMOLED

Screen-to-body ratio:

65.58 %

Features:

Ambient light sensor, Proximity sensor

Camera

Rear:

Single camera

Main camera:

8 megapixels

Hardware Features:

Autofocus

Flash:

LED

Video recording:

1920x1080 (Full HD) (29 fps)

Features:

Video calling

Front:

1.9 megapixels

Design

Dimensions:

5.40 x 2.78 x 0.34 inches (137.2 x 70.5 x 8.7 mm)

Weight:

4.76 oz (135 g)
the average is 6 oz (171 g)

Hardware & Performance

System chip:

Qualcomm Snapdragon S4 Plus MSM8960

Processor:

Dual-core, 1500 MHz, Krait

GPU:

Adreno 225

RAM:

1 GB

Internal storage:

16 GB

Storage expansion:

up to 64 GB

OS:

Windows Phone, 8.1, 8

Battery

Capacity:

2300 mAh

Talk time:

13.00 hours
the average is 22 h (1291 min)

Stand-by time:

10.4 days (250 hours)
the average is 21 days (503 h)

Talk time (3G):

18.00 hours
the average is 23 h (1386 min)

Stand-by time (3G):

8.9 days (214 hours)
the average is 28 days (669 h)

Cellular

GSM:

850, 900, 1800, 1900 MHz

UMTS:

850, 900, 1900, 2100 MHz

Data:

HSDPA+ (4G) 42.2 Mbit/s, HSUPA 5.76 Mbit/s, UMTS

SIM type:

Micro SIM

Connectivity

Bluetooth:

3.1

Wi-Fi:

802.11 a, b, g, n, dual-band

USB:

USB 2.0

Connector:

microUSB

Features:

Mass storage device, USB charging

Location:

GPS, A-GPS, Glonass

Other:

NFC, Computer sync, OTA sync

Phone features

Sensors:

Accelerometer, Gyroscope, Compass

Notifications:

Haptic feedback, Music ringtones (MP3), Polyphonic ringtones, Vibration, Flight mode, Silent mode, Speakerphone

Other features:

Voice dialing, Voice commands, Voice recording

Multimedia

Speakers:

Earpiece, Loudspeaker

Headphones connector:

3.5mm

Regulatory Approval

FCC approval:

Date approved:

Oct 17, 2012

FCC ID value:

A3LGTI8750 link

FCC measured SAR:

Head:

0.37 W/kg

Body:

0.59 W/kg

Simultaneous Transmission:

0.76 W/kg

Wireless Router:

0.59 W/kg

This device is also known as Samsung I8750

ALTERNATIVE VARIANTS

We list only the specs that are different than the main variant

Samsung ATIV S 32GB

Differences from the main variant:

Internal storage:

32 GB

Pros

No Pros

Cons

  • Too little RAM
  • Low pixel density screen (306 ppi)

Description

The Samsung ATIV S is the first officially announced smartphone powered by Windows Phone 8. It is powered by a 1.5GHz dual-core processor, and delivering all the eye-candy is its huge, 4.8-inch HD Super AMOLED display. On its back you will find an 8-megapixel camera with auto-focus and LED flash, while a 1.9-megapixel front-facing shooter makes video chats over Skype or other VoIP clients possible. Furthermore, there is a microSD card slot for expanding the smartphone's 16 or 32GB on-board storage, and NFC for things like content sharing or mobile payments. Getting online is possible via the smartphone's 42Mbps HSPA+ radio. The 2,300mAh battery should pack enough juice to get you through the day.

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