Samsung Ativ Odyssey for Verizon Hitting Stores Today for $49

Samsung Ativ Odyssey

The Windows Phone 8 variant of the new Samsung Ativ Odyssey handset is set to hit the Verizon Wireless, which made official at CES event in Barcelona. The carrier has been offering the HTC 8X and Nokia Lumia 822 WP8 handsets for a while now. The Big Red network has officially confirmed that starting today, January 24th, the Samsung Ativ Odyssey phone will be available in all retail stores across the U.S. The 16GB version will set you back $49.99 after $50 mail-in-rebate on a two-year contract with the carrier. The pricing isn’t bad compared to the Lumia 822, which is being offered for the same $50, while the carrier is charging $99 for the HTC 8X.

As a reminder, the Ativ Odyssey will feature:

# 4-inch WVGA AMOLED non-HD screen
# 1.5GHz Snapdragon dual-core processor
# 5-megapixel primary camera with 1080p HD video recording capability
# Front-facing 1.2-megapixel snapper
# 8GB storage + microSD card slot with support for up to 64GB memory expansion
# 2100mAh battery
# Will operate on Verizon’s LTE network
# Global Ready calling and email capabilities in more than 220 countries globally
micro USB 2.0, Bluetooth, Wi-Fi b/g/n

Check out the hands-on video of the Samsung Ativ Odyssey at CES 2013 trade show:

Source: Verizon

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