Samsung’s First Windows Phone 7 smartphone Samsung Omnia 7 Specifications

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.

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Technical Specifications of Samsung Omnia 7

3G NetworkHSPA 900 / 1900 / 2100 MHz
2G NetworkGSM 850 / 900 / 1800 / 1900 MHz
L x B x H122.4 x 64.2 x 10.99 mm
Weight138 grams
TypeSuper AMOLED capacitive touchscreen
Size4 inch
Colours & Resolutions16 777 216 colors & (480 x 800) pixels WVGA
System Properties
Operating SystemWindows Phone 7
CPUQualcomm Snapdragon QSD8250 1 GHz processor
Storage Capacity
Memory8GB microSD card inserted
Browser & MessagingHTML
Still– 5 Megapixels
– 2560×1920 pixels
– Auto Focus, LED Flash
Video RecordingHD quality 720p  (1280×720) @ 25Fps
Bluetooth & USBv2.0 with EDR & v2.0 micro USB,
WLANWi-Fi 802.11 b/g/n
Headset3.5mm stereo headset jack
RadioFM Radio with RDS
HSDPA7.2 Mbps
HSUPA5.76 Mbps
Music & Video
Music FormatMp3, AAC, AAC+, WMA, Midi, eAAC+, AMR-NB, AMR-WB
Video FormatWMV, MPEG4, H.263, H.264
TypeLi-Po 1500 mAh Standard battery
Standby TimeUp to 330 hours (3G)
Up to 290 hours (2G)
Talk TimeUp to 370 min (3G)
Up to 520 min (2G)
Other FeaturesMetro, Bing Map, Bing Search, Motion Sensor
Colors AvailabilityBlack

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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.

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