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Carriers to blame for Samsung's weak start with Windows Phone 8?

Samsung hasn’t been giving Windows Phone a lot of love since the latest version dropped back in October. Here in the US, you still can’t walk into a carriers store and get an ATIV S or ATIV Odyssey. With recent remarks from Samsung about their timid feelings towards Windows RT, a lot of people...
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Expansys Italy discounts 16GB ATIV S, lists 32GB version for pre-order

The Samsung ATIV S is making its way around Europe and beyond, but the 32GB version is yet to be made available, leaving the 16GB as the only option for consumers who are looking to adopt Windows Phone 8 early. The Windows Phone (sporting the latter amount of storage) was previously delayed in...
Nokia and Samsung WP8 devices are heading to Brazil

It's Carnival Time... Nokia and Samsung Windows Phones head to Brazil

Cissa Magazine, a popular Brazilian retail website, has announced that they will be getting a plethora of Windows Phone 8 handsets. In this case, a plethora means the Samsung ATIV S and Nokia Lumia 920, 820 and 620. According to Cissa Magazine's comment on WindowsPhoneBrazil's page, the phones...
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Looking for Samsung ATIV S? Available at O2 on contracted plans and PAYG

Are you looking at new Windows Phone 8 devices for 2013? The Samsung ATIV S is available from O2 on contract from free when taken out with a plan worth £57 a month, or for £179 with an accompanied £16.50 plan. The high-end flagship Windows Phone is packed full of features that make the price point...
Will new WP8 devices be among Samsung's half billion shipped in 2013?

Samsung to ship 500 million phones, including new Windows Phones, in 2013?

In 2012, Samsung became the largest phone manufacturer in world, selling over 420 million handsets. According to an article in the Korean Times, they plan on increasing that number by over 20 percent, to a whopping 510 million phones, in 2013. The Korean electronics giant says that 2013 will be...
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Samsung ATIV S delayed in Italy until Jan '13. Expansys US delivering tomorrow.

While Samsung was the first out the gate to publicly announce their Windows Phone 8 device, the ATIV S is definitely taking it's time to come to various markets. The Italian market was due to see the ATIV S in November which was eventually pushed back to sometime this month. According to sources...
Chinese authorities have certified the ATIV S

Samsung ATIV S Windows Phone wins big, gets certified for China

The Samsung ATIV S may be the next Windows Phone 8 device to hit the shelves in China. The Chinese Ministry of Industry has certified it to receive a network license, green-lighting it for release. There's no official word yet on when the ATIV S may make it's way there or even what carriers may...
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Samsung pushes out system updates for ATIV S

Samsung has pushed out a number of system updates for the ATIV S Windows Phone. The device has only just started hitting supported markets and we're already seeing improvements being applied by the manufacturer, which could be viewed as a strong sign of support. So what has been updated?...
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Littlewoods UK listing Samsung ATIV S for a low £699

No, the title isn't a typo. UK retailer Littlewoods has the Samsung ATIV S listed for £699. That's over $1100 should you be reading this article from across the pond. Now, it's understandable that hardware (particularly the latest smartphones) can sometimes cost an arm and a leg. But for a well...
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Samsung ATIV S unboxing and hands-on

It's here, it's finally here! Well, almost anyway. The Samsung ATIV S does actually exist and is starting to hit markets as we head into 2013. We've managed to get hold of a unit, thanks to Clove UK, and have taken a few shots while using the Windows Phone for a fair few hours. Our initial...
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Samsung ATIV S available at Clove, Expansys on December 14th

UK retailers Clove and Expansys have both unveiled that they will receive stock for the ATIV S this coming Friday. The retailers have Samsung products listed on their websites, and we've all been eager to see when both will be readily available from sources here in the UK (as well as other markets...
Bell documents show Samsung ATIV S release set for December 14th

Bell documents show Samsung ATIV S release set for December 14th

With delays already having been heavily discussed, it's looking as though things might be getting a little bit brighter for the Samsung ATIV S in Canada. A snapshot of some internal documents has now turned up and reveal Bell Mobility has apparently set a release date of December 14th. This...
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Samsung ATIV S missing everywhere: Turns up in Austria? [Confirmed]

We wrote last week about the Samsung ATIV S and the ‘case of late availability’ but perhaps we spoke too soon. The Austrian T Mobile site is now showing the device as being in stock. Hurrah! ? Many are waiting for the 4.8” monster phone from Samsung and while this looks like it could be good news...
Rogers is offering some serious deals on Windows Phone 8

Rogers is offering some serious deals on Windows Phone 8

Canadian carrier Rogers, who announced their strong support of Windows Phone 8 back in October, is offering some sweet deals on their entire lineup of Windows devices. And what an impressive lineup it is. Right now, customers who sign up for a Rogers 3-year FLEXtab plan will be able to choose one...
Samsung's delayed ATIV S is in the testing phase at O2

Samsung ATIV S "in testing" at O2 in Ireland; coming soon?

A forum page over on O2 Ireland's site indicates that they are currently testing the Samsung ATIV S on their network. The post says that testing began on December 4 for both the ATIV S and the HTC 8S. It isn't clear just how long the testing process will take, but it may be an indicator that both...
Samsung ATIV S delayed until Feb 2013? – Not so fast

Samsung ATIV S delayed until Feb 2013? – Not so fast

We have been reporting on the Samsung ATIV S since it was first announced. Whilst Samsung were the first to announce a Windows Phone 8 handset they have thus far been unable to deliver it to the marketplace. We are now hearing rumours that the 4.8” hero device could now be set to arrive in January...
Taking it to the people – Meet Windows Phone 8

Taking it to the people. How Nokia and Microsoft are getting you to meet Windows Phone.

Walk into any mobile phone shop anywhere and you’ll be greeted with row after row of rectangle shaped devices. How on earth does one choose which phone to buy when faced with this veritable sea of similar looking handsets? Nokia have done good work with their promotion of their Lumia range, often...
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Samsung ATIV S also delayed for Canada, where is the first Windows Phone 8 device?

The Samsung ATIV S was the first Windows Phone 8 smartphone to be announced, and was unveiled earlier this year at IFA 2012 in Berlin, Germany. Unfortunately it seems the device is set to be the last Windows Phone to arrive, even after the Nokia Lumia 820 and HTC 8S. So what's going on with...
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Samsung ATIV S and HTC 8S expected in stock soon over at Expansys U.K.

We knew the Samsung ATIV S was pushed back to December and now we are learning the at least one retailer is expecting inventory available on December 13th. Expansys U.K. is expecting the ATIV S due on December 13th at a price of £449.99.  You can find the Samsung ATIV S Expansys listing here.  ...
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ATIV S Windows Phone priced at Rogers, to be available from $149

Rogers has unveiled pricing for its Samsung ATIV S, according to images sent in to MobileSyrup. The Canadian carrier announced the ATIV S last month, and now it's been confirmed to be priced at $149.99 on a 3-year plan. The Windows Phone is also listed at $599.99 month-to-month. Unfortunately...

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