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I'm looking at the following
Samsung Windows 8 device / phone:
a)  ATIV tab
b)  ATIV S

Four questions

1. Does these 2 models of phones support micro USB connection?
    (ie do they have micro USB ports?)

2. How long does their battery last while on standby?  I was very
    disappointed with my Nokia Lumia 900's battery: it drains like
    within 48 hrs while on standby (I'm not even using it to surf
    Net & it has no SIM card in it)

3. Are these 2 models' batteries removable & can we buy spare
    batteries & just replace ourselves?  (I don't like iPhone because
    I can't replace batteries myself)

4. Is there an equivalent Windows 8 phone that's like Galaxy Note
    (yes, I wanted something > 4" screen, replaceable battery
     with hotspot / Wifi tethering)
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by:sunhux
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> http://www.phonearena.com/phones/Samsung-ATIV-S_id7463
above URL answered some of the questions but not on the
two battery questions : standby time & is battery replaceable?
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by:sunhux
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Does Nokia Lumia 920

a) provide microSD port?
b) has rear camera resolution of above 12 Megapixel ?
c) allows its battery to be replaceable?
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by:sunhux
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I mean

a) provide microSD slot (to be able to copy files,
    photos, Contacts, SMS) ?
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At this point the rumors are saying:
The Lumia 920 is said to sport a PureView-grade camera, a 4.5" screen and looks to be rocking a polycarbonate body (probably depending on the color scheme).
from: http://www.gsmarena.com/nokia_lumia_920_with_pureview_and_820_wp8_devices_leak-news-4729.php

From other reading it seems it's coming with a microSD.

More info on this on September 5th when Nokia should present the new phones.
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No mention on whether the battery is removable & how long is the
standby time tho it says it's 2000mHA battery with wireless charging.

Curious, what's wireless charging?  Does it need a USB dongle to be
plugged into my laptop's USB port & any bluetooth setting needed
or it's immediately ready for charging once plugged in?
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I think this should bring more light.

Stand-by      Up to 400 h (2G) / Up to 400 h (3G)
Talk time      Up to 17 h (2G) / Up to 10 h (3G)
Music play      Up to 67 h

Wireless Charging: http://theweek.com/article/index/232797/the-nokia-lumia-920s-wireless-charger-a-revolution-for-smartphones
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