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.
Samsung’s Android Gingerbread is the newest version of the Google Android mobile OS. The operating system was first used in the Nexus One phone, and now has the industry abuzz with the possibility of its being run on a new device.
The device, which remains unnamed, is slated for release in 2011. The flagship phone will run Gingerbread Android 2.3, and is will include advanced screen technology—either a 4.3 or 4.5-inch ‘sAMOLED2’ display.
Phones4U has announced that it would provide the purchasers of the Samsung Galaxy Tab with free access to Wi-Fi.
The retailer has partnered with Freerunner to offer exclusively free Wi-Fi. Under the offer, called "Free Wi-Fi forever", users will be able to access more than 1,000 Freerunner hotspots in pubs, coffee shops, sports venues, retail outlets and local community buildings, across the United Kingdom.
In addition, Freerunner will provide a free "hotspot finder" application that lets users to discover the mobile hotspots more easily.
The latest version of Android OS, Android 2.2 (codenamed FroYo), has been made available for the Samsung Galaxy S smartphone.
Google’s Android 2.2 OS was released in May this year. But, handset manufacturers took months to customize the update for various handsets.
Samsung started a European release of the latest version of the OS on 18th of October. But, it was only on last Thursday that the UK contract customers started receiving it.
Electronics giant Samsung Electronics Co claimed that it’s newly launched Galaxy Tab tablet computer would see strong demand and record more than one million sales this year.
Samsung's mobile division chief JK Shin admitted that the launch of the Galaxy tab had been delayed in Korea, but he added that Consumers in Europe and Asia were showing great interest in the handheld device.
Analyst firm Isuppli has done a teardown of Samsung’s Galaxy Tab GT-P1000 and found that the bill of materials for the device totaled up to $205.22.
On taking the manufacturing cost of the Galaxy Tab in account, the total cost inches up to $214.57. Given the fact that the Galaxy Tab has been priced at £529.99, it is apparent that Samsung is making a huge margin.
The Galaxy Tab boasts of some features that provide it a cutting edge over its biggest rival- the iPad. It has a gyroscopic Microelectromechanical Systems sensor for use in gaming. There are two camera-
Apple's iPad tablet computer finally encountered a strong rival as Samsung's Galaxy Tab entered the market.
Carphone Warehouse is offering the Samsung Galaxy Tab for upfront £99 and £40 a month on a two-year contract.
The Android-based Galaxy Tab is also available from Talk Mobile and Vodafone. Talk Mobile is reportedly offering the tablet for £530 upfront and £10 a month on two-year contract, while Vodafone is offering the Tab for £400 upfront and £20 a month two-year contract.
Online rumors about the potential Nexus Two have been gaining momentum since City AM quoted an industry source who claimed about the successor of the Nexus One smartphone.
Earlier, City AM reported that Google’s Nexus Two would be on sale in the UK in time for the holiday season, exclusively through Carphone Warehouse.
The report emerged despite the fact that Google’s chief executive officer Eric Schmidt told the Telegraph earlier this year that the company had no plans to produce Nexus Two.
Cool industrial design and striking features have enabled the Samsung Omnia 7 smartphone to achieve positive reviews.
The Omnia 7 features a 4-inch Super AMOLED display, which is quite striking but not as big as that of the HTC HD7’s 4.3-inch screen.
The device also comes equipped with a 1GHz Qualcomm Snapdragon processor, 8GB of onboard memory, a 3.5mm head phone socket, wi-fi, GPS and a 5-megapixel camera which features autofocus, flash and high-definition recording capabilities.
South Korean mobile phone manufacturer Samsung has confirmed that it would start upgrading its Galaxy S smartphone to Android 2.2 operating system, codenamed Froyo.
In fact, Galaxy S owners in northern Europe have already started receiving the Android 2.2 update that means the update should hit rest of the world soon.
The Android 2.2 update will be available via Samsung's proprietary software upgrade application, known as KIES. The update will enhance performance of the handset and improve navigation applications.
Samsung will provide Brits with an opportunity to test out its upcoming Galaxy Tab tablet computer ahead of its UK launch on 1st of November.
In the Tube Test scheme, Samsung will give a select number of Brits an opportunity to test out its upcoming tablet for 48-hours. The company wants to demonstrate how its new tablet can transform people’s journey into work.
The two-week-duration scheme will be launched on Monday, 18th of October. The Galaxy Tab will be loaned on Mondays, Wednesdays and Fridays for 48 hours.
South Korean handset manufacturer Samsung has announced that its Samsung Wave II (GT-S8530) smartphone would be available for purchase in Russia from the month of November this year.
The Samsung Wave II, which is the successor of the Samsung S8500 Wave, comes equipped with a scratch-resistant oleophobic surfaced 3.7-inch Super Clear LCD capacitive touchscreen display that offers a resolution of 480 by 800 pixels.
Handset manufacturer Samsung has swelled its Wave portfolio by announcing three new Wave smartphones that runs company’s own Bada operating system.
The new handsets, namely the Wave525, Wave533 and Wave575, features TouchWiz 3.0 interface, 3.2-inch WQVGA touchscreens, 3.2MP cameras, Wi-Fi radios and GPS receivers, 100MB of storage that can be expanded up to
64GB using an SD card.
What makes the new handsets different from one another is a slide-out keyboard in the Wave533, lack of 3G in the Wave525 and the brand new Bluetooth 3.0 feature in the Wave575.
South Korean handset manufacturer Samsung has added three new smartphones to its Wave portfolio.
All the new smartphones, viz. the Wave525, Wave533 and Wave575, are based on Samsung's own Bada platform that uses the TouchWiz interface.
All the three handsets sport 3.2-inch WQVGA touchscreen displays, 3.2-megapixel photo snappers, Wi-Fi radios and GPS receivers.
As the launch date for the Windows Phone 7 is drawing nearer, more and more Windows Phone 7 handsets are making their presence felt on the web.
After the HTC Mozart and the LG Optimus 7/E900 handsets, the Samsung Omnia 7 (also known as GT-i8700) surfaced online.
In the video on YouTube, the Samsung Omnia 7 can be seen with Microsoft Office. The UI runs the French language, but one can get a strong grasp of what to expect from using the Windows Phone 7.