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The Samsung Ativ S sports WP8

Microsoft's new mobile OS

Groupon on your lock screen

A 1.9-megapixel camera

8 megapixels in the back

A svelte design

Getting to the camera

Under the hood

Back in August 2012, the Samsung Ativ S was the first Windows Phone 8 handset to be announced. It will be available outside the U.S. at the end of November. Unfortunately, Samsung has no plans yet to bring the device to any U.S. carrier.
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The Ativ S runs on Microsoft's new mobile operating system, Windows Phone 8, which features more apps, a safe-for-kids parental feature, and a customizable lock screen.
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The Ativ S sports the new WP8 lock screen where third party apps, like Groupon deals, can advertise its promotional deals.
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Above the phone's 4.8-inch HD Super AMOLED display is its 1.9-megapixel front-facing camera.
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On the back, the handset houses an 8-megapixel camera with LED flash.
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With its 0.34-inch profile, the Ativ S is the thinnest WP8 device offering.
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On its left, the device houses a shortcut camera button.
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The Ativ S has NFC capabilities. Powering it is a 2,500mAh battery and a 1.5GHz dual-core processor.
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