Samsung has just unexpectedly unveiled its first Windows Phone 7 running smartphone Samsung Omnia 7, just before the Windows Phone 7 Launch Event. This is yet another phone from Samsung’s Omnia family with model name GT-I8700. The name Omnia 7 resembles LG Optimus 7.
Samsung Omnia 7 comes with a bigger 4-inch AMOLED touchscreen. So Omnia 7 can give tough competition to Samsung Galaxy S. This phone offers good entertainment experience directly on the mobile with Xbox LIVE features and games, and Zune.
The OMNIA 7 enables users to automatically sync content from their PC via Wi-Fi so that they can enjoy music and videos anywhere.
Samsung Omnia 7 offers 4” super AMOLED touch display(800 x 480 pixels), 5 Megapixel camera(2560×1920 pixels) with LED Flash, capability of recording 720p HD video, Qualcomm QSD8250 1 GHz processor, 8GB microSD card inserted, 3G, HSPA, Wi-Fi 802.11 b/g/n, Bluetooth 2.1, micro USB.
Technical Specifications of Samsung Omnia 7
|3G Network||HSPA 900 / 1900 / 2100 MHz|
|2G Network||GSM 850 / 900 / 1800 / 1900 MHz|
|L x B x H||122.4 x 64.2 x 10.99 mm|
|Type||Super AMOLED capacitive touchscreen|
|Colours & Resolutions||16 777 216 colors & (480 x 800) pixels WVGA|
|Operating System||Windows Phone 7|
|CPU||Qualcomm Snapdragon QSD8250 1 GHz processor|
|Memory||8GB microSD card inserted|
|Browser & Messaging||HTML|
|Still||– 5 Megapixels|
– 2560×1920 pixels
– Auto Focus, LED Flash
|Video Recording||HD quality 720p (1280×720) @ 25Fps|
|Data||EDGE / UMTS / HSDPA / HSUPA|
|Bluetooth & USB||v2.0 with EDR & v2.0 micro USB,|
|WLAN||Wi-Fi 802.11 b/g/n|
|Headset||3.5mm stereo headset jack|
|Radio||FM Radio with RDS|
|Music & Video|
|Music Format||Mp3, AAC, AAC+, WMA, Midi, eAAC+, AMR-NB, AMR-WB|
|Video Format||WMV, MPEG4, H.263, H.264|
|Type||Li-Po 1500 mAh Standard battery|
|Standby Time||Up to 330 hours (3G)|
Up to 290 hours (2G)
|Talk Time||Up to 370 min (3G)|
Up to 520 min (2G)
|Other Features||Metro, Bing Map, Bing Search, Motion Sensor|
The customizable Start Screen of Samsung Omnia 7 features live Tiles that display real-time updates from the web, news, appointments, or social media status directly to the home screen. It comes with Bing Search, Bing Maps. Bing Maps can be viewable through A-GPS. It also offers Metro user interface.
Price & Availability
Samsung hasn’t officially announced the release date & pricing details of Samsung Omnia 7 yet. It is expected to hit the markets during the coming holiday season of 2010.