Samsung unveiled the Windows Phone 8 handset – the ATIV S durrinf IFA 2012, to everyone’s surprise. The devices comes with a 4.8 inch screen with a HD Super AMOLED panel, a 1.5 GHz dual core Qualcomm CPU, 1 GB of RAM, Gorilla Glass 2 screen protection and 16 or 32 GB of storage. Ativ S also has NFC, for payment and file sharing purposes and will get a bunch of Samsung apps like the Music Hub and the Media Hub for US market.
According to the latest news, the Samsung ATIV S Windows 8 smartphone is now up on preorder. The device is priced between the HTC 8X – WP8 – EUR 499 on preorder, and the Nokia Lumia 920, which ranges from EUR 599 in Italy, to EUR 649 in Germany. For $711 or 550 Euro you can now preorder the SIM-free ATIV S WP8. It is a well built device, capable of handling more then everything you through at it and you can preorder it from the first online retailer that apparenly has the offer available.