Samsung Focus S Windows Phone: Impression, Specs, Price

Samsung Galaxy SII has received, and is still receiving, a huge response, thanks to its specs and usability of Android. Now imagine its sibling running Windows Phone Mango OS, that’s what they call Samsung Focus S. However, it’s not just a Mango version of SII; there are must-check specs under the hood. Read more below to find out what Samsung Focus S promises.

Technical Specifications of Samsung Focus S Windows Phone

  • Processor: 1.4 GHz Single Core Snapdragon processor
  • Operating System: Windows Phone 7.5 aka Mango
  • Display: 4.3 inch S-AMOLED Plus display (480 x 800)
  • Internal Storage: 16 GB
  • Camera: 8 Megapixels with digital optical zoom (rear), 1.3 Megapixels (front)
  • Dimensions: 4.96 x 2.63 x 0.99 inch
  • Weight: 3.9 ounce

Impression of Samsung Focus S Windows Phone

Samsung ruled Android world with their massive and impressive devices and now its time to play the ball in different court. With Windows Phone Mango OS providing endless possibilities, Samsung and other major manufacturers have come up devices supporting this latest development from Redmond campus.

Samsung Focus S appears promising in its first look and a detailed look at specs concludes the assumption.

To start with thinness of the device; it is believed to be 8.5 mm at its thinnest spot making it pocket friendly. Despite of being complete plastic body, sturdy feeling associates when handled. If you compare it with its brother Samsung Focus Flash, Focus S is certainly thinner but thanks to textured back covers, it offers good grip.

Samsung is probably masters of image processing and it directly reflects from display technologies used in their devices. 4.3 inch Super AMOLED Plus display of Samsung Focus S promises vivid, bright and deeper colors. With its wide viewing angle, browsing a webpage or watching a movie is not at all irksome. Vibrant colors of Mango’s metro UI appears more colorful and delighting.

Major component of Focus S is its Operating System. Windows Phone 7.5 aka Mango offers excellent user-friendly experience. Metro UI makes access to different apps easier. With Twitter and LinkedIn access right on home screen, social networking is on the go. A dedicated tile to your email account makes sure that you never miss an update. Windows Marketplace is also easily accessible to enrich your smartphone with thousands of apps present their. These tiles can be customized according to user’s requirements. Though all Windows Mango phone offer these features, its 1.4 GHz single core Snapdragon processor that creates the difference.

Windows Mango allows video calling and so as Focus S. 8 megapixel rear facing camera assures crystal clear imaging experience. The one on front is dedicated for calling and measures 1.3 megapixels. Focus S features dedicated camera key that pops up camera no matter where you are in smartphone. However, rear camera is not as paced up as that of Galaxy Nexus but certainly offers less lag than that of iPhone.

Price of Samsung Focus S Windows Phone

For the cost of $199, Samsung Focus S is available on AT&T contract. Visit the  Samsung website to find out list of online retailers who offer Samsung Focus S. Release dates for other continents are still not out. It is expected to cost around $555 without contracts.

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