Samsung Focus S is one of the best smart phones from Samsung running Windows Phone OS. Regarded as best Windows phone released from Samsung so far, the device indeed showcases a solid and smart build and impressive performance. From the physical structure the device has a lot of similarities with Galaxy series and the main difference is that this device contains three capacitive buttons instead of four found on Galaxy series devices. The phone is built of glass and plastic and has a screen size of 4.2 inch, other than having screen resolution of 480 x 800 pixel. The hardware controls on the body of the device include volume controls, power button, SD card slot and 3.5 mm headphone jack. Samsung Focus S comes under contract with AT&T and the signal quality on the phone is pretty good. Other features such as voice and data coverage as well as battery life is also quite impressive.
Talking about the user interface and software features, this phone is remarkable. The operating system for this device happens to be Windows Phone 7.5 Mango which has already been receiving highly positive and appreciative response from common users as well as tech critics. There is abundance of widgets and apps and multitasking is also supported in quite a precise manner. Pressing and holding the back button would show you all the recent applications that you have used. Besides, each app’s state is also preserved which you might find helpful later. Among the software features of Mango OS, People Hub is important which maintains all your contacts from mobile phone and keeps them integrated with social networking applications. Threaded conversation for SMS and MMS is supported while email app support for Microsoft Exchange is also available. For music lovers, there is Zune player with its easy to use user interface and rich content. You can easily interface the player with your tunes with the help of the onscreen controls. The other music app is AT&T Radio and if you need more, you would have to download them from the Market place.
You would be able to operate the camera of the phone even if it is locked. Several camera controls to manage things like ISO, metering, photo quality and white balance etc. are available on the phone. Images and videos from this camera have a very nice quality. You can maintain a nice gallery of your phones in the Pictures Hub, where your pictures would be kept synchronized with the pictures of your friends from Facebook. Overall, this phone is certainly among the most remarkable mobile devices from Samsung and without a doubt the best Windows phone from Samasung.