Samsung Omnia 7: at a glance

The Samsung Omnia 7 smartphone features Microsoft's latest Windows 7 operating system, which in addition to high-quality Super AMOLED screen technology, enables it to appeal to both traditional phone users as well as business executives.

The homescreen of the handset is comprised of numerous tiles, rather than the icons that are generally found on several major operating systems. Apart from making the device working incredibly well, this feature makes the device look a little different from its rivals. However, the homescreen skin can't be changed.

The design of the handset, which measures 122.4 by 64.2 by 11mm and weighs just 138.2g, is largely similar to that of the Galaxy S smartphone. The top of the chassis features the micro USB port and the 3.5mm headphone jack. A staggered photo snapper button is situated on the side of the handset. It requires just a half press of the button to activate the autofocus, while a complete press to capture the photo.

The 4-inch Super AMOLED screen offers a resolution of 480 by 800 pixels, and this is backed up by a capacity of displaying more than 16 million colours.

The handset's 5 millon pixel photo snapper boasts of a striking HD video recording facility that can capture footage at 720P resolution.

Other striking features of the Omnia 7 include a EDGE, GPRS, WiFi, Bluetooth and 1500mAh battery which offers more than 6 hours of 3G talk time and 330 hours in standby.