Samsung unveils first Windows Phone 8 phone in Cape Town

As part of the Samsung World Tour featured in Cape Town last week, the Korean electronics manufacturer has unveiled Samsung ATIV S, its first Microsoft Windows 8 powered phone.

Samsung had earlier used a similar event to launch its latest super user smartphone, the Galaxy Note II, for the South African market.

The launch makes Samsung the first mobile phone-maker to launch a phone using Microsoft’s latest mobile software, as it was unveiled earlier this year at IFA. In Cape Town, however, the handsets were on display for the first time.

A glance at the specifications reveals that the AtivS will run on a 1.5 GHz dual-core processor, and it will also have 16GB and 32GB on-phone memory, as well as 1GB RAM, and a microSD expansion slot.

Samsung market the phone mainly as a business and entertainment device. It comes standard with Microsoft Exchange ActiveSync, On-Device Encryption, MDM, Office 365 and Lync.

Some Specifications:
- Operating System: Microsoft Windows Phone 8
- Display: 121.92mm (4.8”) HD Super AMOLED Display
- Processor: 1.5 GHz dual-core processor
- Audio: Codec (MP3, WMA, MP4, M4A, AAC) and a 3.5mm Ear Jack
- Sensor: Proximity, Accelerometer, Geomagnetic, Ambient Light, Gyroscope
- Memory: 16/32GB user memory + 1GB RAM & microSD support
- Dimensions: 137.2 x 70.5 x 8.7mm, 135g
- Battery: Standard battery, Li-ion 2,300mAh
- Video: Full HD (1080p) playback and recording
- Camera: Main (Rear) 8MP Auto Focus with LED Flash

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