Verizon today announced the Samsung ATIV Odyssey Windows Phone 8 smartphone coming to its 4G LTE network. Here's more info:
With that in mind, Windows Phone 8 smartphones, such as the new Samsung ATIV Odyssey, have made it easy to customize your smartphone and its Start screen to match any personality. By adding resizable Live Tiles and changing the color theme, users can make the phone a unique reflection of their style
Key Product Features:
-Super AMOLED Display (WVGA 800x480) -5-megapixel rear-facing camera with LED flash and full 1080p recording and 1080p playback -Front-facing 1.2-megapixel camera for video chat -Global Ready calling and email capabilities in more than 220 countries in the world -Wi-Fi connectivity (802.11 a/b/g/n) -8 GB on board storage (actual formatted capacity is less)/ 1 GB RAM -Support for up to 64 GB microSD card -2100 mAh battery -Photo Editor – Edit photos (crop, rotate, resize, etc.) and adjust colors (contrast, RGB and hue) instantly; users can also add effects such as Pop Art, gray-scale, fixed red eye and add decorations that include frames, stickers, etc. and share on Facebook, Picasa and Photobucket. -Mini Diary – Contains daily activities, photos and drawings; users can share their diary via social channels including Facebook, email, Picasa and Photobucket; users can back up and store information in the free cloud service SkyDrive. -Now – Provides weather, news, stock and currency updates instantly
Windows Phone 8 Features
Live Tiles are the heart and soul of Windows Phone, and no other phone has them. People can arrange the iconic Start screen however they want by pinning their favorite people, apps, music, games, photos and more. In addition to Live Tiles, Windows Phone 8 offers a range of new features to make your smartphone experience even more personal, including:
-The only phone with Live Apps. Live Apps bring information right to the Start screen, such as the Groupon deal of the day, flight information and news headlines. With Windows Phone 8, Live Apps such as Facebook can even deliver real-time information right to your lock screen with updated wallpaper.
-Top apps. The Windows Phone Store has more than 120,000 quality apps and games, including hits such as “Angry Birds Star Wars,” “Cut the Rope,” Disney’s “Where’s My Water,” LivingSocial, Urbanspoon and many more. Pandora, the leading Internet radio service, is also coming to Windows Phone in early 2013.
-Kid’s Corner. Exclusive to Windows Phone 8, Kid’s Corner is a way to share your phone with your kids, so they can play “Angry Birds” without texting your angry boss. Parents can now hand over their phones to the kids without worrying about deleted photos, misdirected emails, unapproved purchases or accidental phone calls. After a simple setup, parents can activate a specialized place on the phone for kids to play — complete with their own customizable Start screens — where they can access only the apps, games, music and videos picked by parents.
The global ready Samsung ATIV Odyssey with a 1.5 GHz dual core processor will be available in the coming weeks.