Samsung is recently expand their Windows Phone lineup with the arrival of Ativ S. It seems like the Korean giant still put some faith on the platform. But i can understand that. Microsoft and new Windows 8 OS promise a very bright future. Users can connect their mobile phone, tablet, and desktop computer in a single unified environment. Apple was the only company that manage to do such thing on large scale customers and you should agree with me that they’re now pretty much dominated the smartphone and tablet industry.
But on the other hand, Samsung also posses their Android ace card in the form of Galaxy S III. Anyone who interested to experience the best of Android, should give a shot on this amazing handset. It fast, stylish, and ultra powerful. Unveiled for the first time in London few months ago, Samsung claim that they’ve manage to sold more than 9 millions unit of this handset worldwide. For your information, this is a number for carrier and retailers selling only, but still, that is a pretty great achievement.
So, which one of them that really worth your money? Samsung Ativ S or Galaxy S III? Can’t make up your mind? Then you should read my complete side by side comparison below guys
Display. Samsung Ativ S is currently posses 4.8″ Super AMOLED touch screen with 720 x 1280 pixels resolution and 306 ppi pixels density. On the other side, Galaxy S III sports 4.8″Super AMOLED screen with similar resolution. It also posses similar density, so you should experience exact same display quality on these two handsets There is no need to worry about scratch damage since they’re also protected by Corning Gorilla Glass 2.
Memory. Samsung Ativ S will be released in two different version. You can pick between the 16GB or 32GB edition. Each of them posses a full gigabyte of RAM and microSD card slot that able to read up to 32GB memory card. On the other hand, Galaxy S III released in three different model. Customers should be able to pick 16/32/64GB version. All of them packed with 1GB RAM and microSD card slot.
Connectivity. Samsung Ativ S is currently support for GPRS, EDGE, HSDPA 42Mbps, HSUPA 5.76Mbps, WiFi 802.11 a/b/g/n, WiFi Direct, DLNA, WiFi hotspot, Bluetooth, NFC, and USB. On the other side, Galaxy S III also support similar kind of connectivity features. The only difference you get is Galaxy S III’s Bluetooth is better with the latest v4.0 version.
Camera. Samsung is definitely have similar camera policy on their latest smartphone lineup this year. Both Galaxy S III and Ativ S posses similar camera unit. 8.0 megapixels with autofocus and LED flaslight on back and 1.9 megapixels web camera on front. You can use them both to capture HD pictures and videos. They are also supported by standard features like geo-tagging and image stabilizer.
OS. Samsung Ativ S is currently worked under Windows Phone 8 OS, while Samsung Galaxy S III shipped with Android 4.0.4 Ice Cream Sandwich. However, an official Android 4.1 Jelly Bean update is currently on it’s way this year.
CPU. Samsung Ativ S powered by Qualcomm MSM8960 Snapdragon processors with dual-cores. It is currently clocked at 1.5Ghz. In order to fulfill your 3D graphical need, Samsung also implement Adreno 225 GPU. On the other side, Samsung Galaxy S III will tempt you more since it has quad-core Exynos 4412 processors that clocked at 1.4GHz and accompanied by Mali 400 MP GPU.
Battery. Samsung Ativ S is currently powered by 2,300mAh Li-Ion battery unit. It should promise for more battery life than Galaxy S III, which currently posses 2,100mAh Li-ion battery pack.
Well, that is all i can tell you right now guys. If you still can’t make up your mind after reading this comparison, feel free to write down your question on the comment box below. I will try my best to help you decide between Samsung Ativ S and Galaxy S III.tags: Android, Ativ S, Compare, Galaxy S III, SAmsung, Windows Phone