Everyone was expecting Nokia to come up with First Windows Phone 8 device but Samsung has Surprised everyone by revealing its ATIV S. Samsung ATIV S is Worlds first Windows Phone 8 device, it has 1.5GHz dual-core processor, 1GB of RAM, 8-megapixel rear camera and 1.9MP front camera. There hasn’t been any information regarding the type of ATIV S processor used but it is expected to have Qualcomm Snapdragon S4 Krait (MSM8960) processor, which is similar to chips used in phones like HTC One X and Galaxy S III. ATIV S has a 4.8-inch Super AMOLED display with 1,280x720 pixel resolution and Gorilla Glass on it.

It will be available in 16 or 32GB storage variants,It’s Connectivity options include 3G (HSDPA, 7.2 Mbps; HSUPA, 5.76 Mbps), Wi-Fi 802.11 b/g/n with hotspot & DLNA functionality, Bluetooth v3.0 with A2DP. It supports NFC, GPS with A-GPS and Glonass, it has stereo FM radio with RDS, microUSB and large 2,300 mAh battery.

Samsung had announced more Android and Windows Phone 8 smartphones along with Windows 8 and RT tablets which is said to be revealed later. Some of Samsung’s Windows 8 and RT tablets announced were ATIV Tab, ATIV Smart PC, and ATIV Smart PC Pro. Another Samsung Windows Phone 8 device named codenamed Marco (4-inch) is expected to be revealed soon. Price of Samsung ATIV S hasn’t been revealed so we will have to stay tuned until then.

Complete specification of Samsung ATIV S:

Display -
  • Type: Super AMOLED capacitive touchscreen, 16M colors
  • Size:720 x 1280 pixels, 4.8 inches
  • Body colors:Mystic Blue

Camera -
  • Primary:8 MP, 3264x2448 pixels, autofocus, LED flash
  • Video :Yes, 1080p@30fps
  • Secondary :Yes, 1.9MP
  • Primary:8 MP, 3264x2448 pixels, autofocus, LED flash
  • Video:Yes, 1080p@30fps
  • Secondary:Yes, 1.9MP

Memory -
  • Internal:16/32 GB storage, 1 GB RAM
  • Card slot:microSD, up to 32 GB

Operating System -
  • OS:Microsoft Windows Phone 8
  • CPU: Dual-core Krait 1.5 GHz

Data & network -
  • GPRS:A-GPS support and GLONASS
  • EDGE:Yes
  • WiFi :WiFi 802.11 b/g/n,WiFi hotspot,DLNA
  • USB:microUSB v2.0
  • NFC:Yes
  • Speed:HSDPA, 7.2Mbps,HSUPA,5.76 Mbps
  • BLUETOOTH:v3.0 with A2DP

Network -
  • 2G:GSM 850 / 900 / 1800 / 1900
  • 3G:HSDPA 850 / 900 / 1900 / 2100

Battery -
  • Type:Li-Ion 2300 mAh

Others -
  • VOICE - Voice memo
  • FORMATS - Audio Formats: MP3 - WAV - WMA - eAAC+ - player, Video Formats: MP4 - WMV - H.264 - H.263 – player
  • ENTERTAINMENT - Radio Stereo FM radio with RDS, Document viewer/editor, Vibration, MP3, WAV ringtones, Loudspeaker, Audio 3.5mm jack, Messaging SMS (threaded view), MMS, Email, Push Email, IM,SNS integration, Organizer, Browser HTML5,Geo-tagging, image stabilization, Predictive text input, Qualcomm MSM8960 Snapdragon S4,Adreno 225,Multitouch,Protection Corning Gorilla Glass 2,Sensors Accelerometer, gyro, proximity, compass.