Hands-On With Samsung’s ATIV S: A Windows Phone 8 Whopper That’s Got Galaxy SIII-Style

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http://techcrunch.com – The Samsung ATIV S is a whopper of a Windows Phone. Indeed it looks like Samsung has repurposed the Samsung GSIII’s generous form to accomodate Microsoft’s latest WP8 OS. The phone is very thin and light which certainly helps keep the heft down, and it felt polished rather than plasticky — the back sports a brushed metallic effect, locked under lashings of varnish. But if you’re not a fan of reflective surfaces then its blinged-up silvery form and all-over glossy sheen might get tiresome/distracting. With a 4.8-inch screen slapped on the front there’s no denying (IT news)