Samsung has launched its much anticipated cell phone i900 Omnia in India. Check out the review and features of Samsung i900 Omnia mobile phone.

Samsung i900 Omnia

The much awaited phone by Samsung i900 has finally been unveiled to the public. A Windows Mobile PocketPC, it is known as Samsung i900 Omnia and has emerged as a strong competitor of the alleged 3G iPhone. The company will be displaying the mobile phone at the CommunicAsia expo, to be held in Singapore from 17 to 20 June. However, in order to put an end to the anticipation of consumers, Samsung had made its specifications public. Samsung i900 Omnia is very much in the league of HTC Touch Diamond. Let’s check some more information about the cell phone.
Samsung i900 Omnia
 
Design
Samsung i900 will come equipped with a 3.2-inch WideQVGA display, which supports 240 x 400 pixels. It is based on Windows Mobile 6.1 Pro and will also have optical mouse, just like the one that comes with Samsung i780. It has a TFT touch-screen, with 65K colors, and has dimensions of 112 x 56.9 x 12.5 mm. With the weight of 127 gm, it wouldn’t be too inconspicuous. Then, with a phone like this, who wouldn’t want the people not to notice. Samsung i900 will come in silver color, with brushed metal back.
 
Features
Samsung i900 Omnia comes packed with a 5 megapixel auto focus camera, which has features like face and smile detection and auto-panorama shot. Since there is a built-in GPS receiver in the phone, you can hope to use the geotagging feature as well. The cell phone shares the memory of Apple iPhone, coming in both 8GB and 16GB versions. On top of that, you also have the option of using a microSD card for increasing the memory further. Then, there is the quad-band GSM/GPRS/EDGE support, combined with HSDPA 7.2Mbps.
 
Samsung i900 Omnia also has a built-in accelerometer, which allows the UI to rotate automatically and follow the handset's current orientation. The Wi-Fi support ensures that you never go out of touch with internet anymore. The touch-screen of the mobile phone has been equipped with TouchWiz user interface, for use on Windows Mobile. Other features of the cell phone include USB port, FM radio with RDS and stereo Bluetooth (A2DP). Samsung i900 Omnia will be market available from June 2008 (Europe - July 2008).
 
Technical Specifications
 
General
 
2G Network
GSM 850 / 900 / 1800 / 1900
3G Network
HSDPA 850 / 1900 / 2100
Design
Touch-screen
Size
 
Dimensions
112 x 56.9 x 12.5 mm
Weight
127 g
Display
 
Type
TFT touch-screen, 65K colors
Size
240 x 400 pixels, 3.2 inches
Ringtones
 
Type
Polyphonic, MP3
Customization
Download
Vibration 
Yes
Memory
 
Phonebook
Practically unlimited entries and fields, Photocall
Call Records
Practically unlimited
Card Slot
microSD (TransFlash)
Memory
Up to 16 GB
Processor
624MHz Marvell PXA312 processor
RAM
128 MB RAM
ROM
256 MB ROM
Data
 
GPRS
Class 10 (4+1/3+2 slots), 32 - 48 kbps
HSCSD
No
EDGE
Class 10, 236.8 kbps
3G
HSDPA, 7.2 Mbps
WLAN
Wi-Fi 802.11b/g
Bluetooth
Yes, v2.0 with A2DP
Infrared Port
No
USB
Yes,v2.0
Features
 
OS
Microsoft Window Mobile 6.1 Professional
Messaging
SMS, EMS, MMS, Email, Instant Messaging
Browser
WAP 2.0/xHTML, HTML, RSS Feeds
Games
Yes + Java downloadable
Colors
Silver
Camera
5 MP, 2592õ1944 pixels, autofocus, image stabiliser, video, flash; secondary videocall camera
Video
Yes
Music Player
MP3/AAC/AAC+/WMA/OGG/AMR player
Video Player
DivX/XviD/WMV/MP4 player
Java
Yes, MIDP 2.0
FM Radio
Yes, with RDS
Other Features
Built-in GPS receiver, Handwriting recognition, MSOffice document viewer
Battery
 
Type
Standard battery, Li-Ion 1440 mAh
Stand-by
Up to 500 h
Talktime
Up to 5 h

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