Samsung ATIV Odyssey VS Samsung ATIV S.

Read the article and know the features, specifications and price of Samsung ATIV Odyssey and Samsung ATIV S and choose the best one for you.

Samsung is the top mobile manufacturing company in the world. Samsung officially announced their two Windows-8 premium smartphones called Samsung ATIV Odyssey and Samsung ATIV S. Both smartphones are represented by ATIV. Take a look at the differences of these two Windows smartphones.
Samsung ATIV Odyssey VS Samsung ATIV S

Design and display features

Samsung ATIV S is the first Windows-8 smartphone that was officially announced in August, 2012. It has more features compared to Windows smartphones. It is about 137.2 mm tall, 70.5 mm wided and 8.7 mm thick and weighs about 135 grams with light sensor facility. Samsung ATIV-S has the resolutions of 720 pixels width and 1280 pixels height, 4.8 inches screen with 306 ppi pixels density. Super AMOLED capacitive touchscreen is used as touch screen with 16 million colors and multi-touch facilities are also available.It has also got Corning Gorilla Glass 2 to protect the screen from rough use and scratches.

Samsung ATIV Odyssey is another Windows-8 smartphone from Samsung and was officially announced on October, 2012. The Design and display features of Samsung ATIV Odyssey are same as that of Samsung ATIV S. Samsung ATIV Odyssey has same resolution, same pixel density, same touchscreen and also same screen protection. So, we can conclude that both the smartphones have same design and display features.

Data and Memory features

Samsung ATIV-S is available in two versions. One version has the internal memory of 16 GB and the other has 32 GB. Internal memory is the important thing in smartphones because it gives us a huge storage capacity to install and store as many applications as we want . If we install applications to our external memory, it will take some time to load even if RAM or processor is better.It also has 1 GB RAM with external memory support up to 32 GB. This smartphone has a huge storage capacity for storing the huge data. It supports data network facilities like 2G and 3G. The disappointing feature of this smartphone is that it has no 4G facility which is present in many high end smartphones these days. It has also got WLAN, Bluetooth, and NFC facility with Micro-USB support.

There is not much difference between Samsung ATIV Odyssey and Samsung ATIV-S as both of them have similar feature. However, Samsung ATIV Odyssey is a CDMA while Samsung ATIV-S is a GSM smartphone.

Camera and performance

Samsung ATIV-S has 8 Mega pixel primary camera on the rear side and 1.9 Mega pixel secondary camera on the front side with autofocus, image stabilization and LED flash facility. It has 1080@30fps video recording and video calling facilities through secondary camera. It runs on Microsoft Windows Phone-8 operating system and powered by Qualcomm MSM8960 Snapdragon chipset and Dual-core Krait 1.5 GHZ processor. It has an extra Adreno 225 GPU for graphics support and games. It has got the Sensors like Accelerometer, gyro, proximity and compass. HTML5 web browser and GPS facilities are also available in this smartphone. One of the disappointing features is that it has no Java and Radio support.

There is not much in camera and performance features compared to ATIV-S. Samsung ATIV Odyssey also runs on Microsoft Windows Phone-8 operating system and is powered by Snapdragon S4 chipset with same processor as in Samsung ATIV S. Other facilities of Samsung ATIV Odyssey are same as Samsung ATIV S.

Battery and Price

Both smartphones have Standard Li-Ion 2300 MAh battery. Both the phones have got same the backup capacity. The price of Samsung ATIV-S is predicted to be 500 EUR and which would be about Rs.36,000 in India. The price of Samsung ATIV Odyssey has not been announced yet. This article will be updated after the announcement of the price of Samsung ATIV Odyssey.


There is not much difference in these smartphones. Samsung ATIV Odyssey is CDMA phone while Samsung ATIV-S is GSM device.

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Guest Author: Ronaldo25 Nov 2012

Quando o SANSUNG ATIV S será lançado no Brasil?

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