Verizon Wireless launches Samsung ATIV SE

Samsung ATIV SE

On the heels of Microsoft’s announcement of Windows Phone 8.1 at Build 2014, Samsung and Verizon unveiled the Samsung ATIV SE. As expected, it is reminiscent of the Samsung Galaxy S4, down to the fake brushed metal finish on the back.. As more recent rumours had suggested, it will ship with Windows Phone 8 though.

Add familiarity to your mobile life with the Samsung ATIV SE. It runs on the intuitive Windows Phone 8, blending the Microsoft programs that are familiar to you with premium features, such as a vivid 5-inch Full HD display and a powerful quad-core processor. Share content easily from the smartphone to a compatible TV.

Samsung ATIV SE specifications:

  • Processor: 2.3GHz quad-core
  • Operating system: Microsoft Windows Phone 8
  • Cellular connectivity: LTE (Band 13/4)/EVDO Rev. A/EDGE
  • Other connectivity: dual-band 802.11 a/b/g/n/ac Wi-Fi, Bluetooth 3.0
  • Display: 5-inch Full HD (1080×1920) AMOLED with Corning Gorilla Glass 3
  • RAM: 2GB
  • Internal storage: 16GB
  • External storage: MicroSD cards up to 64GB
  • Rear-facing camera: 13MP AF with flash and 1080p video capture
  • Front-facing camera: 2MP
  • Battery: 2,600mAh removable
  • Dimensions: 137.67 × 69.85 × 8.38 millimeters
  • Weight: 136 grams
  • Colours: Brushed metal finish

The Samsung ATIV SE also comes with Samsung’s WatchON app that lets users control their TVs with their smartphone.

An update to Windows Phone 8.1 will follow once it’s available.

The Samsung ATIV SE is now available for pre-order exclusively from Verizon Wireless for US$199.99 with a two-year agreement or US$599.99 contract free. Pre-orders will begin to ship on April 12, 2014. Verizon is also offering a “Buy One Get One Free” offer for a limited time.

Source : Verizon Wireless