Product Launch by Andrew Kameka on Wednesday January 23, 2013.
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The Samsung ATIV Odyssey has been promised to arrive on Verizon for several months, but the actual date of when that promise would be fulfilled was not announced until today. Verizon has confirmed that it will begin offering the Windows Phone 8-powered ATIV Odyssey tomorrow, January 24. The phone will cost $50 when purchased on a two-year agreement and will have full access to Verizon's 4G LTE network.
Though originally expected to be released in December of last year according to Verizon's previous Windows Phone 8 announcements, 2012 came and went without a peep from the network or Samsung. The phone is now confirmed to launch tomorrow with the following features:
- Super AMOLED Display (WVGA 800x480)
- 1.5 GHz dual-core processor
- 5-megapixel rear-facing camera with LED flash and full 1080p recording and 1080p playback
- Front-facing 1.2-megapixel camera for video chat
- Global Ready calling and email capabilities in more than 220 countries in the world
- Wi-Fi connectivity (802.11 a/b/g/n)
- 8 GB on board storage (actual formatted capacity is less)/ 1 GB RAM
- Support for up to 64 GB microSD? card
- 2100 mAh battery
Andrew is MobileBurn.com's managing editor. He is based in Miami, Florida.