Having been leaked a bunch recently, Verizon has now made its latest Windows Phone 8 device official by putting the Samsung ATIV SE up for pre-order. The price? If you're buying without a contract you'll be looking at $599.99, which jumps down to $199.99 on a 2-year agreement. Verizon Edge customers get it for $25.22 a month. Better still, for a limited time you could actually get two of them on Verizon's buy one get one free promotion!
So, what are we actually, officially, getting for our money? Samsung hasn't left us wanting too much on the internals, for sure. Inside the Ativ SE is a 2.23GHz quad-core CPU, 2GB of RAM, 16GB on-board storage with support for microSD cards up to 64GB and a pair of cameras at 13MP round back and 2MP up front. All this beneath a 5-inch, 1080p resolution AMOLED display. Sounds pretty sweet.
Some other things to note. Availability looks locked to April 12 at the moment if you pre-order, and Verizon will ship it out with free overnight shipping. There's a bunch of Samsung specific stuff on the software front, including WatchON which interacts with your TV and acts as a remote control. ATIV Beam lets you share photos, videos and documents with NFC enabled Android smartphones, and Samsung Link connects compatible devices to let you get at all of your content from multiple locations.
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