Samsung Windows Mobile Phones New Galaxy Note

BERLIN/SEOUL  Samsung Electronics became the aboriginal handset maker to advertise a smartphone application Microsoft's latest adaptable software, authoritative its surprise, abrupt advertisement aloof canicule afore the awful advancing barrage of Nokia's version.

The abrupt advertisement on Wednesday at a Berlin electronics appearance comes amidst expectations that smartphone makers may about-face more to Windows accessories afterwards a U.S. board absitively abounding of Samsung's Android-based phones abandoned Apple Inc patents.

"It looks like a acceptable phone, and seems like a pre-emptive advertisement advanced of Nokia," said Sid Parakh, an analyst at advance close McAdams Wright Ragen, of the Samsung phone.

"Microsoft or Windows never got their best teams, never got their best designs, aloof because Android was accomplishing so well. With the change in the acknowledged environment, there's a case to be fabricated that Samsung will acceptable about-face some of those assets to augment out or alter their own exposure."

Nokia, the ailing Finnish adaptable firm, already the world's arch ambassador of phones but now disturbing to about-face losses, is due to bare its new Lumia band of smartphones application Windows Buzz 8 in New York on September 5.

Samsung's new buzz alleged ATIV S -- tacked assimilate the end of a continued account appointment in Berlin that focused on added articles -- may drag expectations for the Lumia. Samsung's ATIV S Windows buzz sports a high-end 4.8-inch display, Corning "Gorilla" glass, and an 8-megapixel rear camera and 1.9-megapixel front-facing camera, Microsoft acquaint on its official blog on Wednesday.

"Expectations for a 40 megapixel or possibly 20 megapixel camera archetypal are active high. If Nokia does not bare a monster camera handset abutting week, abounding will be disappointed," said Tero Kuittinen, analyst at adaptable analytics close Alekstra.

But "this leaves Nokia affluence of allowance to draw a bright adverse with its accessible announcement."

Samsung's Windows-based smartphone, alien on Wednesday, marks the aboriginal in a "big calendar of new hardware" from the South Korean aggregation based on Microsoft's software, Microsoft controlling Ben Rudolph said in a blog posting.

Analysts say the addition of Samsung's Windows buzz may be advised to allay apropos that Microsoft will favor Nokia, whose Arch Controlling Stephen Elop -- himself a above arch Microsoft controlling -- has staked its approaching on the Windows platform.

"The actuality Samsung was accustomed to be the aboriginal to advertise is Microsoft's abuse way of absolution added vendors apperceive that Nokia is not accepting appropriate treatment," Current Analysis analyst Avi Greengart said.

But Jack Gold, an absolute adaptable adviser who runs J. Gold Associates, argued Samsung had signalled its charge to Windows for a while, but Nokia will abide the primary disciplinarian of the new brand of Microsoft-powered devices.

"Samsung has beyond the alpha band aboriginal and set the bar for Nokia's launch," said Geoff Blaber, analyst at CCS Insight.

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Microsoft gave a examination of its Windows Buzz 8 software in June, and promised the aboriginal phones would be on the bazaar by the autumn.

Windows Buzz 8 looks agnate to, and is congenital on the aforementioned amount cipher as Microsoft's accessible Windows 8 operating system, but is not the aforementioned product. Windows 8, which will run on tablets and PCs, is appointed to barrage on October 26.

Samsung said the ATIV buzz would hit food in the October-November aeon but did not accord an exact alpha date.

On Wednesday, the Korean association additionally showed off a bulk of tablets application Windows 8 software and the additional bearing of its accepted Google Android-based Galaxy Note phone-cum-tablet "phablet" in city Berlin.

Samsung has awash some 10 actor of its aboriginal Galaxy Note devices, creating a new artefact class which has abate awning than tablets, but bigger than smartphones.

"I am appealing assured it will alike outsell its predecessor," said JK Shin, Samsung's arch of adaptable business.

Samsung hopes the new accessory will booty the focus abroad from its accident of the cloister case. Apple is now gluttonous accelerated bans on the auction of eight Samsung phones, affective apace to about-face acknowledged achievement into actual business gain.

Samsung hopes the phablet advancement will lift any post-Apple gloom. The new adaptation of the Note appearance a thinner and hardly bigger 5.5-inch screen, quad-core processor, the latest adaptation of the Android operating arrangement alleged Jellybean, and bigger stylus function.

"There won't be huge avant-garde changes in design, but the Note 2 will affection absolutely a few improvements and accredit Samsung to backpack on its able sales drive in the category," said Lee Sun-tae, an analyst at NH Advance & Securities. "With the launch, Samsung will additionally be aggravating to about-face about beat affect afterwards the U.S. acknowledged defeat."

Apple did not accommodate the Note and added anew apparent Samsung articles in its aboriginal lawsuit. But the aggregation and its attorneys are accepted by abounding acknowledged experts to try and use aftermost week's acknowledged achievement to go afterwards approaching gadgets, abnormally because the board begin anarchic appearance in Samsung phones such as pinch-and-zoom and bounce-back -- accepted in Android.

Shares of Microsoft accomplished up 2 cents at $30.65 on Wednesday. (Reporting by Harro ten Wolde and Tarmo Virki in Berlin, Bill Rigby in Seattle, Miyoung Kim in Seoul; Editing by Edwin Chan and Tim Dobbyn)

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