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Good: Everything great
Bad: key pad bit smaller to me
Comment: Excellent phone, lot to learn and no manual
Good: Design, screen, weight, the xda samsung community
Bad: Standard installed apps, it doesn't have apps like nokia drive or something like that.
Comment: A have always loved the Samsung phones.
The hardware and the screens are great.
I'm going to buy this phone because i want to try something new. (windows phone).
Windows phone already proved that it is a very fast and stabel phone OS.
The current windows phones on the market are already buther smooth beside the disadvantage that the only have singlecore procesors.
The main reason for that is because of the limitations of windows phone 7 / 7.5 windows phone 8 doesn't have that kind of limitations.
I hope the developers will support the windows phone platform.
Here is the video that made me wanna buy a windows phone:
Good: The Design, OS (Ecosystem)
Bad: Nothing I guess.
Comment: I love this phone. My love for Windows Phone started with Lumia 800 and now I can feel that there is no better OS than Windows and no better manufacturer than Samsung. So, this combo is epic.
Comment: Ativ = Vita backwards, Why?
Why didn't they call their Android series Yxalag ?
let's see...... Yxalag 3S ?????
Good: S3 screen
Comment: This could be a really important phone in propelling W8 phones into the mainstream.
We've yet to see how they'll integrate with the W8 desktop/tablet OS, but if they can do it like iOS, then this mobile OS will be a real player.
If it pays off, familiarity with the Windows OS at home and in the workplace will see a migration to this platform and there can only be one loser, Google.
It's make or break time for MS !
Good: WP8 - Multi-core processing - Superior chassis to the S3 - Big 2300 battery - S3 specs - NOT AN OMNIA!
Bad: No LTE for UK? Same design as S3.
Comment: Won't be my first choice WP8 device but Samsung have done a smart thing rehashing an old [yet popular] design so they can get a hopefully stable handset out at launch. Those who wanted yet have yet to purchase the S3 have no excuse for not buying the ATIV S as it really is superior to it's Android sister.
Good: Lots of things...
Comment: Finally, Samsung has built a decent Windows Phone!!
Good: windows phone 8
Bad: dont know
Comment: Weird how on samsungs flagship android it is plastic but this looks a lot more premium
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