Samsung with Windows partnership has launched Samsung Focus 2. It is an affordable 4G LTE handset as price has been revealed. Samsung Focus 2 runs Windows Phone 7.5 Mango OS, sporting a 4-inch Super AMOLED screen with 480 X 800 pixels of resolution, powered by a 1.4GHz single-core processor, equipped with 5 megapixels rear-facing primary camera to record 720p HD videos, front-facing VGA shooter for forwarding video chats, 8GB of onboard storage, 4G LTE capability, support for fallback to HSPA+ connectivity, 802.11 Wi-Fi b/g/n, micro USB 2.0, Bluetooth, 3.5mm headset jack, access to Windows Markets Place, Xbox Live Games, Office, a whole host of the windows phone. Let’s check out this phone specs and features.
Samsung Focus 2 specs and features reviewed:
- 1.4 GHz Scorpion processor
- Qualcomm Snapdragon chipset
- Adreno 205 GPU
- Microsoft Windows Phone 7.5 Mango OS
- 5 MP, 2592 x 1944 pixels, autofocus, LED flash
- VGA Front camera
- Geo-tagging, image stabilization
- HSDPA, 21 Mbps; HSUPA, 5.76 Mbps; LTE, Cat3, 50 Mbps UL, 100 Mbps DL
- Wi-Fi 802.11 b/g/n
- 4.0 inches 480 x 800 pixels Super AMOLED capacitive touchscreen
- 121.7 x 62.7 x 11 mm thickness
- 122 g
- 8GB internal storage
The Samsung Focus 2 sits snugly in the hands of the beholder, measuring 121.7mm lengthwise, 62.7mm breadth wise and an astounding 11mm in thickness which I think not for far attractive. This anorexic phone weighs a paltry 122 grams. It has 4.0 inches wide 480 x 800 pixels Super AMOLED capacitive touchscreen display.
Samsung has decided to try out the latest Microsoft Windows Phone 7.5 Mango Operating System for the Focus 2. It runs on a 1.4GHz Scorpion processor with a Qualcomm Snapdragon chipset with gaming Adreno 205 GPU.
Samsung has failed to provide a microSD slot in its phone this time, and has instead given it a 512MB RAM and 8 GB internal memory.
The Samsung Focus 2 comes with pretty decent connectivity. In 2G network, it comes with GSM quad-bands of 850/900/1800/1900 while for 3G; it has HSDPA quad-bands of 850/1900/2100 and 4G has LTE 700 MHz Class 17, 1700/2100 MHz.
Phones come with excellent camera features like 5 MP, 2592 x 1944 pixels with autofocus and LED flash. boast of features like Geo-tagging, image stabilization and smile detection. It can record video upto 720p@30fps and it also have front VGA camera for video calling.
The Samsung Focus S comes with a standard Li ion 1750 mAh battery, which gives up to 250 hours stand by time.
The Samsung Focus 2 handset is set to hit the AT&T stores on May 20th for just $49.99 on a two-year contract agreement with the carrier.