Samsung ATIV Device Line-Up

By @ibtimesau on

With Windows 8 launched late this October and several famous brands such as Lenovo, ASUS, Dell, and Microsoft itself releasing new devices that will run on the new OS, Samsung has made a new line of devices exclusively using Windows 8, which make this set of devices sync to each other. Samsung will tap in this new generation of Windows together with its features and amazing power.

Samsung ATIV S

Samsung ATIV S is a smartphone running the latest Windows 8 with the version of Windows Phone 8.

Samsung ATIV S has the following features and major technical specifications for users:

  • Windows 8 Metro Style interface
  • Metallic CMF with hairline finish
  • Microsoft Office applications
  • HD Video chat, ChatOn service
  • Easy sharing by Tap & Send via NFC, Family story
  • SNS integration and SMS service
  • SkyDrive with free cloud storage
  • Business ready mobile device with Microsoft Office built-in and device encryption & management

Display: 121.92mm or 4.8" HD Super AMOLED Display

Dimension: 137.2 x 70.5 x 8.7mm, 135g

Processor: 1.5GHz dual core

Memory: 1GB of RAM

Storage: 16 or 32GB user memory and microSD support

Camera: Main: 8MP Auto Focus Camera with LED Flash, Sub: 1.9MP VT Camera

Video: 1080p Full HD Playback and Recording. H.263, H.264, WMV, MP4, M4V, MOV codecs.

Connectivity: Bluetooth 3.0, USB 2.0, Wi-Fi.

Business Ready: Exchange ActiveSync, On-Device Encryption (BitLocker feature), Custom Company Hub, Office 365

Content Features and Services: Samsung ChatOn mobile communications, Samsung Music Hub, Samsung Zone in Windows Store, Photo Editor, Mini Diary.

Samsung ATIV Tab

This new Windows 8 tab uses the RT version or commonly known as the basic version of the latest Windows.

It has the following features and technical specifications:

  • PC Experience for linking with several accessories like mouse, printer, and keyboard and no extra software needed
  • New version of MS Office preloaded: Word, Excel, OneNote
  • Slim and light form factor
  • Long battery life and ARM processor for up to 12 hours of movie playing
  • Syncing features for Calendar, Message, Mail, One account via MS SkyDrive
  • Samsung hubs and messenger services
  • Sharing with Family Story and AllShare

Display: 256.4mm or 10.1 inches HD (1366x768) display

Camera: Main: 5MP Autofocus with LED Flash. Sub: 1.9MP VT Camera

Processor: 1.5GHz dual core processor

Memory: 2GB of RAM

Storage: 32 or 64GB user memory with microSD up to 64GB support

Windows Services: Windows UI, Internet Explorer 10, MS Office, Bing Search, SkyDrive, Windows Store, Bing Map

Enterprise Solutions: Exchange ActiveSync, On-Device Encryption, Cisco Virtual Private Network, Juniper Junos Pulse VPN

Content Features: Samsung ChatOn, Samsung Hub, Samsung Photo Editor in Windows Store

Connectivity: Bluetooth 4.0, USB 4.0 Host, Wi-Fi, Micro HDMI, NFC, no SIM support

Samsung ATIV Smart PC

The third device, offers power and domination over the other two using the latest Windows 8.

Samsung ATIV Smart PC features the following, including its major specifications:

  • Windows 8 Operating System
  • Intel Atom processor
  • Clamshell experience with full keyboard
  • Slim and light form factor
  • Magnetic form factor for flexible switching
  • S-Pen, S-Note with analog drawing and insertion of multimedia contents
  • Samsung Hubs and Messenger services, ChatOn
  • Family Story and AllShare sharing capabilities
  • Launch PC apps: Skype, Bing Search, etc
  • Calendar, Contact, Message, Mail and SkyDrive syncing

OS and Processor: Windows 8 and next generation Intel Atom processor

Graphics: Intel SGX545 graphics card

Display: 11.6 inches, 1366x768, 400nit

Dimension: 304 x 189.4 x 9.9 mm as Tablet, 304.0 x 189.4 x 19.9mm as Clamshell

Weight: 750g in tablet mode, 1.48kg in clamshell mode

Multimedia: Dual speakers, 2MP front camera, 8MP rear camera

Memory: 2GB of RAM

Communication: Wi-Fi, Mobile Broadband, Bluetooth 4.0 LE

A variation of this exists as well, Samsung ATIV Smart PC Pro, and listed below are its differences from the other:

  • Intel Core i5 or i3 Ivy Bridge processor
  • Intel HD Graphics 4000 as GPU chipset
  • 4GB of RAM
  • 1920x1080 display resolution
  • 304.0x189.4x11.89mm tablet form, 304.0x189.4x21.89mm clamshell mode
  • 884g in tablet, 1.6kg in clamshell
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