Samsung Omnia 7, Galaxy S with WP7

Samsung Omnia 7

The Samsung Omnia 7 is like the Galaxy S of the Windows phones. The minimum requirements for WP7 are so high but the Omnia 7 has something extra. Take a look at its main features:


  • Quad-band GSM and tri-band 3G support
  • 7.2 Mbps HSDPA and 5.76 Mbps HSUPA support
  • 4″ 16M-color Super AMOLED capacitive touchscreen of WVGA (480 x 800 pixel) resolution, multi-touch input, scratch-resistant glass surface
  • Windows Phone 7 OS
  • 1GHz Snapdragon QSD8250 CPU
  • 5 MP autofocus camera with face, smile and blink detection, geo-tagging, LED flash
  • 720p HD video recording at 25fps
  • Wi-Fi 802.11 b, g and n support
  • GPS with A-GPS connectivity; digital compass
  • 8/16GB internal storage
  • Accelerometer, ambient light and proximity sensor
  • Standard 3.5 mm audio jack
  • microUSB port (charging)
  • Bluetooth v2.1
  • FM radio with RDS
  • 1500 mAh Li-Ion battery
  • Good audio quality
  • Microsoft Office Suite for Mobile
  • Zune integration with wireless syncing
  • Excellent cloud services integration (SkyDrive, Windows Live, Xbox Live)

Full specs on the official site here.


Above the screen it has the ear piece speaker and the proximity and light sensors. Under the screen on the left and right side of the hardware home button are the capacitive buttons, back and search. On the left side it has the volume keys and the lanyard eyelet. On the right side we find the power button and the dedicated camera button. The camera app is launched almost instantly when you press the shutter. At the top we can see the 3.5mm jack and the microUSB slot which is under a sliding plastic lid.


The Super AMOLED display measures 4 inches in diagonal and it supports multitouch. It has a resolution of 480 x 800 pixels and a pixel density of 233ppi. The colors of the display are impressive, the viewing angles are very good and outdoor visibility is top notch.


A 5MP camera comes packed on the Omnia 7. It has autofocus and LED flash. In the menu you can find settings like effects, shake reduction, Wide Dynamic Range, white balance and others. As important features it has geo-tagging and image stabilization. The image quality is quite impressive for a 5MP camera; there is a bit of noise but the noise algorithms are making a good balance between details and noise reduction. The camera can record 720p videos at 25 fps; the video quality is mediocre.


As the phone doesn’t have a card slot you should choose the variant 16 GB of internal storage but if you don’t have enough money there is an 8 GB variant too. The graphics processing unit is Adreno 200 and it is helped by an amount of 512 Mb of RAM. The 1 GHz Scorpion processor is based on the Qualcomm Snapdragon QSD8250 chipset. The phone has compass, accelerometer, light and proximity sensors.


For connectivity it has a microUSB 2.0 port, Bluetooth v2.1 with A2DP, Wi-Fi with b/g/n protocols and 3G speeds up to 7.2 Mbps HSDPA and 5.76 Mbps HSUPA.


The battery has 1500 mAh and can keep the phone on for 1 and a half day. It offers a standby time of 390 hours and a talk time of 6 hours.


If you want a Galaxy S with Windows Phone 7 you can choose the Samsung Omnia 7. Check good deals for it on



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