Samsung Ativ S review

A lack of 4G holds back an otherwise stellar Windows Phone.

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Product Type
Smartphone
Network Band
Quad Band
Input Method
Touchscreen
Touchscreen
Yes
Bluetooth
Yes
Wireless LAN
Yes
USB
Yes
Contract Type
SIM-free
Maximum Memory Card Size Supported
32 GB
Built-in Memory
16 GB
Built-in Flash
Yes
Memory Card Slot
Yes
Cellular Data Connectivity Technology
EDGE, GPRS, HSDPA, HSUPA, UMTS
SAR Value
0.31 W/kg
GPS Receiver
Yes
Multi-SIM Supported
No
Near Field Communication
Yes
Integrated TV Tuner
No
Product Family
Ativ S
Cellular Generation
3G
Cellular Network Supported
GSM 850, GSM 900, GSM 1800, GSM 1900, WCDMA 850, WCDMA 900, WCDMA 1900, WCDMA 2100
Multi-touch Screen
Yes
Rear Camera Resolution
8 Megapixel
Number of SIM Card Supported
1
Front Camera
Yes
Memory Card Supported
microSD
Phone Style
Bar
Colour
Silver
Operating System
Windows Mobile
Brand Name
Samsung
Battery Talk Time
14.83 Hour
Screen Size
12.2 cm (4.8")
Screen Resolution
1280 x 720
Touchscreen Type
Capacitive
Weight (Approximate)
135 g
Processor Core
Dual-core (2 Core)
Maximum Video Resolution
1920 x 1080
Processor Manufacturer
Qualcomm
Wireless LAN Standard
IEEE 802.11a/b/g/n
Bluetooth Standard
Bluetooth 3.0
Operating System Version
Windows Phone 8
Messaging Type
SMS (Short Message Service), MMS (Multi-media Messaging Service), Email, Instant Messaging
USB Standard
USB 2.0
Pixel Density
306 ppi
Height
137.2 mm
Width
70.5 mm
Depth
8.7 mm
Radio Tuner
No
Battery Standby Time
218 Hour
Manufacturer
Samsung
Product Name
Ativ S Smartphone
Processor Speed
1.50 GHz
Processor Type
Snapdragon
Product Line
Ativ S
Screen Type
OLED
Sensor Type
Accelerometer, Gyro Sensor, Proximity Sensor, Digital Compass
Manufacturer Part Number
GT-I8750ALABT
Manufacturer Website Address
http://www.samsung.com/uk/
Limited Warranty
2 Year
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