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The Samsung Focus S measures 126mm x 66.8mm x 8.5mm (4.96in x 2.63in 0.33in) and weighing in at a feathery 111g (3.9oz). Above it are the earpiece, light sensors, and a new 1.3 megapixel front-facing camera. The Samsung Focus S is powered by a 1.4GHz, single-core Qualcomm processor. Windows Phone 7.5 offers a number of performance and usability enhancements over previous versions, including a form of multitasking and live tile support for third-party apps.
Light weight, but solidly built.
Vivid Super AMOLED Plus display.
Great music and gaming experience.
Positioning of the power button makes it easy to 'accidentally' hit and turn it on/off when not intended.
No dual-core processor or true 4G data.
Short battery life.
Typical plastic construction.
Unimpressive video recording.
Virtual keyboard lag.
Minimal app selection.
Windows Phone 7 has some limitations.
By TechSpot on December 12, 2011
The Samsung Focus S is one of the two new Windows Phone 7.5 smartphones for AT&T that succeed last year's Focus that was build around WP7. The second model is called Focus Flash (reviewed here), which is a more compact Windows Phone that is also...
By TechRadar on March 02, 2012
The Samsung Focus S is a Windows Phone 7 phone on AT&T intended to compete against relatively high-end devices. Its price tag – $199 with two-year agreement, and $549 without – suggests that it is to be pitted against phones like the HTC...
By Pocket PC Thoughts on January 16, 2012
The original Samsung Focus, despite some niggling flaws, multiple versions, and difficulties with upgrades, has been the Windows Phone 7 'phone to beat' almost from the day it arrived. While the HTC Titan and HD7 have been making inroads, the...
By Gizmodo on January 06, 2012
It's a new 4.3-inch screen phone from Samsung that runs Windows Phone....
By InfoWorld on December 22, 2011
Follow @MobileGalen Windows Phone 7.5 "Mango," Microsoft's answer to Apple's iOS and Google's Android, has attracted its own fanboys -- a marked improvement from the unhappy reception that last year's half-baked initial version received....
By Gear Live on December 15, 2011
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By PC Mag on December 14, 2011
We're still waiting for the first truly high-end Windows Phone device, but the Focus S comes closer than any other before it....
By Phone Scoop on December 13, 2011
1 The Focus S takes all the good things I saw in the Focus Flash and offers them in slightly larger and better-looking package. The Focus S performs well across the board and there's little negative I can say about it. The worst problems the Focus S...
By GSMArena on December 09, 2011
It seems hard to find a better player than the Samsung Focus S in the US Windows Phone game at the moment. The device’s hardware is as good as it gets for the platform, but its main selling point is certainly the Super AMOLED Plus screen –...
By Phone Arena on December 07, 2011
Unlike its Android counterpart, the Samsung Focus S lacks the prestige and notoriety of its close sibling, but more importantly, it’s clearly fashioning a foundational core to set it apart from other Windows Phones. Impressively, it’s the...
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