Samsung has beaten Nokia in terms of the race to release the First Windows 8 based phone. Samsung has released its first Windows 8 Phone ATIV S at IFA event in Berlin. ATIV names signifies the name of product line from Samsung of Smart PCs, Tablets, and Smartphones with Windows 8. Windows 8 phones are dubbed as a smartphone for both work and entertainment with native inbuilt support of popular Microsoft Office suite.

Samsung ATIV S comes with 4.8” HD Super AMOLED display powered by 1.5GHz dual-core processor, 1 GB RAM powered by Windows 8 and HSPA+42 connectivity. It comes with two cameras, Primary one being the Main(Rear) with 8 Megapixel Auto Focus Camera with LED Flash and secondary being Sub(Front) with  1.9 Megapixel VT Camera.  It comes with 16/32GB User memory options. The price is still unannounced for the device.

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NetworkHSPA? 42Mbps 850/900/1900/2100MHz
EDGE/GPRS 850/900/1800/1900MHz
Processor1.5 GHz dual-core processor
Display4.8 inch (121.9mm ) HD Super AMOLED
OSWindows Phone 8
CameraMain(Rear): 8 Megapixel Auto Focus Camera with LED Flash
Sub(Front): 1.9 Megapixel VT Camera
VideoCodec: H.263, H.264, WMV, MP4, M4V, MOV
Full HD(1080p) Playback & Recording
AudioCodec: MP3, WMA, MP4, M4A, AAC
3.5mm Ear Jack
Sharing FeaturesTap ? Send (File sharing with NFC and BT/Wi-Fi)
Samsung Family Story
Content Features & ServicesSamsung ChatOn mobile communication service
Samsung Hub 
- Music Hub ?
- Media Hub? (US only)
Samsung Zone (in Windows Phone Marketplace)
Photo Editor
Mini Diary
Now (Daily Briefing)
ConnectivityBluetooth® 3.0
USB 2.0
Wi-Fi 802.11 a/b/g/n (2.4 & 5 GHz), Wi-Fi Direct, Wi-Fi Channel Bonding
3.5mm earjack
SensorProximity, Accelerometer, Geomagnetic, Ambient Light, Gyroscope
Memory16/32GB User memory ? 1GB RAM
microSD (SDXC support)
Dimension137.2 x 70.5 x 8.7 mm, 135g
BatteryStandard battery, Li-ion 2,300mAh