Samsung ATIV Odyssey To Go On Sale At Verizon In A Few Weeks

Posted Jan 8, 2013

Samsung Electronics said that the ATIV Odyssey (pictured below) will be going on sale at Verizon Wireless in the next several weeks.  This is going to be Samsung’s first Windows Phone 8 device in the U.S.  Verizon Wireless sells other Windows Phone 8 devices like the Windows Phone 8X by HTC and the Nokia Lumia 822.

The smartphone has a 4-inch 800 x 480 Super AMOLED display, 5-megapixel rear camera, 1080p recording, 8GB storage. 1.2-megapixel front-facing camera, 1.5GHz dual-core processor, and a 2100mAh battery.  The phone supports up to 64GB through a microSD card.

The ATIV Odyssey was designed to work on Verizon’s 4G LTE network.  Apps that are built into the phone include a Photo Editor, Mini Diary, and Now.  Now is a real-time weather, news, stock, and currency information application.