As much as all this patent-related bickering makes us roll our eyes, there’s occasionally the odd bit of excitement in the form of confidential documents and stuff. Recently we saw an early iPad prototype from 2002ish.
Now Samsung’s Windows Phone 8 plans have been revealed, courtesy of a document stamped “Confidential & Proprietary”. ‘Citing.
The South Koreans seemingly have two Windows Phone 8 devices planned initially. They are the Samsung Odyssey and Samsung Marco, the former being described as an “iconic smartphone”.
Samsung Odyssey specs include a 4.65in Super AMOLED display with HD resolution, 8MP rear camera, Near Field Communication (NFC), and a Qualcomm MSM8960 processor clocked at 1.5GHz.
The Samsung Marco, meanwhile, is a tad more modest. It has a 4in Super AMOLED display with WVGA resolution, 5MP rear camera, and the same Qualcomm processor.
Samsung was, of course, a Windows Phone 7 launch partner, but it’s been fairly quiet of late, instead focusing on its Android arsenal.
The Windows Phone 8 release date hasn’t officially been confirmed, but it’s expected to arrive alongside Windows 8 (October 26) or shortly thereafter.
via: The Verge