Windows Phone is still a compelling operating system that has managed to stick around and flourish in the competitive smartphone marketplace today. Verizon Wireless hasn’t shied away from the chance to promote the brand, and with the Samsung ATIV SE, they may have their hands on a true bread winner. Samsung has been known for sharing aesthetic design throughout their line of devices, which makes sense due to the enormous quantity of devices they make and ship out. While the ATIV SE looks the part of the Samsung Galaxy S4 it has the specs of its older sibling, the Samsung Galaxy S5.
Samsung ATIV SE
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With those high tiered specs, you need something the power it throughout the day, and the beefy 2600mah battery pack residing inside does just that. With heavy to moderate use, you can well over a day to 2 days of battery usage on charger. Standby is just as impressive as you’ll get up to 4-5 days. Samsung as given the ATIV SE all the necessary innards, while running a reliable and improving operating system. In mentioning Windows Phone 8, consumers should be rest assured that the device is being upgraded to the recently announced Windows Phone 8.1 update. Once received, the value of the device will be enhanced immensely, and call only bolster the confidence of prospective buyer.
The ATIV SE competes with Verizon’s established lines Window devices like the Nokia Lumia Icon. On the spec sheet, their almost identical albeit the camera tech. So really it comes down to the overall design philosophy and preference when it comes to picking up your next Windows Phone device. No matter your choice, the ATIV SE is a great buy for any consumer looking to pick up their next smartphone on Verizon Wireless.