Discover a true Windows experience on your smartphone. The Samsung ATIV S features Windows Phone 8, giving you access to great apps and functionality that lets you seamlessly connect to other Windows devices like the ATIV Tab or your PC. And, with the Microsoft Office suite, you can access work documents and be more productive on the go. Thanks to a powerful processor and great battery life, your ATIV S also delivers stunning performance that won’t let you down. You can even record Full HD video and play it back in the same quality. 4.2 5 10 reviews

Recycling Batteries Responsibly

  • The European Directive on Batteries and Accumulators aims to minimise the impact of batteries on the environment and encourage the recovery of the materials they contain. In the UK, regulations on the recycling of batteries and accumulators (rechargeable batteries) were Introduced in 2009. The Waste Batteries Regulations aim to significantly increase UK collection and recycling of used portable batteries from 3% in 2007 to 25% by 2012, rising to at least 45% in 2016.

  • The battery symbol on a product or on its packaging indicates that the product must not be disposed of with general household waste. Instead, it is the consumer’s responsibility to dispose of their waste batteries at a designated collection point so that they can be recycled. The separate collection and recycling of batteries at the time of dispo sal will help to conserve natural resources and ensure that they are recycled in a manner that protects human health and the environment. A comprehensive list of battery recycling centres can be obtained from:

  • All Samsung products that are subject to the Batteries Directive are compliant with the UK battery and accumulator Requirements. In accordance with national law, SAMSUNG Electronics (UK) Ltd is a member of an approved batteries producer compliance scheme. This scheme collects, treats and disposes of batteries on Samsung’s behalf.

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At a Glance
  • Use Windows Phone 8 and connect to tabs, PCs and more
  • Be productive with preinstalled Microsoft Office suite
  • Enjoy great performance with a 1.5GHz Dual Core processor
  • Record and watch video in 1080p Full HD quality
Windows UI / Flexible Home Screen
Similar user interface and functionality seamlessly connects your Samsung ATIV S, Tab and PC for greater usability and new value.
Windows UI / Flexible Home Screen
Microsoft Office Preloaded
ㆍLatest versions of MS Word, PPT, Excel and OneNote are preloaded to create the best presentations, edit documents anytime, upload to SkyDrive to save, store or share ㆍOneNote culls all your notes, photos, web clips, audio and video in one place for auto-save and easy sharing among OneNote users
Microsoft Office Preloaded

1.5GHz Dual Core / Huge Battery Capacity

ㆍAdvanced 1.5GHz Dual Core Processor for smoother multitasking, faster browsing, real-time video streaming and premium mobile gaming -- lets your apps really perform! ㆍGenerous battery capacity provides huge energy reserves for longer playback time, less worry about recharging -- saves you time and effort
1.5GHz Dual Core / Huge Battery Capacity

Full HD Recording & Playback

ㆍFull HD recording capability delivers great-looking, professional videos without compression or image loss ㆍFull HD video playback ensures smooth, uninterrupted viewing for an enhanced, purely entertaining movie experience
Full HD Recording & Playback

Metallic CMF with Hairline FINISH / 8.7mm Slimness

ㆍSleek and subtle contoured profile features polished metallic CMF encasing and premium hairline surface, making ATIV S a design standout ㆍStunningly thin yet solid in hand, its slim and stylish ergonomics allow comfortable portability
Metallic CMF with Hairline FINISH / 8.7mm Slimness

4.8” HD Super AMOLED & Gorilla Glass 2

ㆍAll your movies, photos and web browsing are better on a bigger, brighter display ㆍNew Corning® Gorilla® Glass 2 sports the same strong, anti-scratch properties with enhanced touch sensitivity -- now 20% thinner!
4.8” HD Super AMOLED & Gorilla Glass 2

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  • OS
  • Display
  • Camera
    8 Megapixels
  • Camera
    8 Megapixels

Network/Bearer and Wireless Connectivity

  • InfraGSM / UMTS
  • CommunicationEDGE / GPRS (850 / 900 / 1800 / 1900MHZ)
  • 2GEDGE / GPRS (850 / 900 / 1800 / 1900MHZ)
  • HSPAHSPA+ 42 (850 / 900 / 1900 / 2100MHz)
  • 3GHSPA+ 42 (850 / 900 / 1900 / 2100MHz)
  • Wi-FiWi-Fi 802.11a/b/g/n (2.4Ghz, 5Ghz)
  • Bluetooth ProfilesBluetooth v3.1
  • NFCYes
  • KIESDaphne
  • PC Sync.Daphne


  • OSWP8
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Physical Specification

  • Dimension (HxWxD)137.2 x 70.52 x 8.7mm
  • Weight135g


  • TechnologyHD sAMOLED
  • Colour Depth16M
  • Size4.8"
  • Resolution1280 x 720


  • Capacity2300mAh
  • USB ChargeableYes
  • Talk Time (2G / 3G)Up to 1342Min / Up to 819Min (2G / 3G)
  • Standby TimeUp to 457Hr / Up to 455Hr (2G / 3G)


  • Camera Resolution(Front)1.2 Megapixels
  • Camera Resolution8 Megapixels
  • Camera Resolution(Rear)8 Megapixels
  • FlashPower LED
  • Auto FocusYes


  • Memory16GB / 32GB*


  • TypeDual Core
  • CPU TypeDual Core
  • Frequency1.5GHz
  • CPU Speed1.5GHz


  • SensorsAccelerometer / Gyroscope / Proximity / Ambient Light / Geo-magnetic sensor


  • ColourAluminium Silver


  • USB v2.0USB 2.0
  • USBUSB 2.0
  • Earjack3.5mm Stereo Earjack
  • MicroSDMicroSD
  • External Memory SlotMicroSD
  • Dual SIM SupportNo
  • SIM SupportMicro SIM
  • ConnectorMicro USB


  • LocationAssisted GPS / GLONASS

Services and Applications

  • Samsung AppsSamsung Zone
  • Music Hubv1.0
  • ChatON, mFluent IMChatON
  • B-to-B CompabilityNot supported

Audio and Video

  • Video FormatH.263, H.264, WMV v9 / v10 / VC-1
  • Video ResolutionFull HD (1080p) Video Recording / Playback
  • Video Frame rate30fps
  • Audio FormatMP3, AAC, AAC+, eAAC+, WMA Std / Pro, AMR-NB

Ratings and Reviews (10)

Overall Ratings

8 out of 10 (80%) customers recommend this product





- Gender: - Age:
Worst samsung phone ever!

Owned just about every samsung phone going and this one is the only one I've ever had problems with. Too many faults to mention! Had replacements andrepairs and need to send this one off too, but give up and will just have to buy a new phone even though I have a year left on my contract.

Was an expensive phone when it was released last year, now worth next to nothing :(

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Bucks, UK - Gender: - Age:
Great integration with Office apps

This is everything I want in a phone. Lightweight, big screen, fast internet access and simple to use. It's easily possible to attend meetings with everything I need on my phone.

Fully integrated with my mail account I couldn't bear to be without this phone again in my life.

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Timisoara, Romania EU - Gender: - Age:
Great phone but the OS has many, many bugs

The phone in it's spec. is great but the OS has severe flaws: constant reboots, phone turning off by itsellf, answer button not working some time. Switched to this phone model from Lumia where the issues are more agressive but it seems that some of them are present in this phone too.

Bulgaria - Gender: - Age:
I own this phone.....its beautiful

hold the phone for a month and I can say that is a great, great screen, powerful battery,but apps are little.No Samsung ALL SHARE *DLNA* and other useful apps.

.But is a great Windows Phone.

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