There have been so much of waiting for the Windows Phone 8 handset from Samsung in the US and now the Samsung ATIV Odyssey is available for customers in the stateside. Verizon Wireless is offering the Samsung ATIV Odyssey for $49.99 along with a 2-year agreement. It is also available without agreement for $449.99. Customers can buy ATIV Odyssey online at Verizon Wireless and also on Amazon Wireless and Best Buy for the same price.
Samsung ATIV Odyssey sports a 4.0-inch WVGA (800 x 480 pixels) Super AMOLED display. It is powered by a Qualcomm’s 1.5GHz dual-core Snapdragon S4 processor, 1GB RAM and 8GB on-board storage and also a microSD slot for external storage of up to 64GB. It runs Windows Phone 8 mobile operating system, and therefore you will be able to enjoy great features like the Live Tiles, Rooms, Kid’s Corner, Games Hug, Music/Videos Hub, SkyDrive, Data Sense and many more.
ATIV Odyssey features a 5-megapixel rear-facing autofocus camera with LED flash and a dedicated camera button on the side. It is capable of recording HD 720p videos. ATIV Odyssey also has a front-facing 1.2-megapixel camera. It is equipped with a 2,100mAh battery that is claimed to give a battery life of up to 19 hrs on talk and up to 7 days on standby. It also supports Bluetooth, WiFi, WiFi Hotspot for up to 8 devices, NFC and 4G LTE. The phone comes pre-loaded with Backup Assistant, Visual Voice Mail, My Verizon Mobile, NFL Mobile and VZ Navigator.
In addition to this Verizon Wireless also released a flashy red version of Nokia Lumia 822 in time for Valentine’s Day. The handset is available online from Verizon Wireless for free with a two-year agreement.
Go ahead and grab a Windows Phone 8 smartphone for yourself today.