Samsung Omnia W: The windows smartphone

By Rahul Ramesh

Samsung Omnia W: The windows smartphone


Mobile handsets running in Windows mobile operating systems are categorized as high end smartphones, mostly because of the awesome specifications and the great price tag. Samsung is presently being quite reasonable, by announcing the release of their new mobile handset, which can be categorized as a mid-range cell phone. And to top it off, the handset OS is Microsoft Windows. The new Samsung Handset is named the Omnia W.

For a mid-range phone, Samsung Omnia W is equipped with brilliant hardware specifications.

  • Long, compact and slim profile
  • Brilliant design
  • Tapered edges for comfortable handling
  • Huge Super AMOLED 3.7 inch screen with 480 x 800 pixels size providing 252 ppi pixel density
  • Three navigational keys below the screen offering brilliant navigation
  • Processor: 1.4 GHz single Core Scorpion processor
  • Adreno 205 GPU
  • Excellent response for touch inputs
  • Windows phone 7.5 MANGO operating system
  • Built-in easy-access Social networking apps
  • Simple and effective virtual keyboard
  • Superb Internet Explorer 9 browser
  • 3G compatible with 14.4 Mbps HSDPA
  • 802.11 b/g/n WiFi
  • High speed Bluetooth connectivity
  • GPS support
  • LED flash integrated 5 Megapixel camera with 720p HD video record capability
  • VGA secondary camera
  • Innovative, simple and brilliant Music Player with Zune Interface
  • Accelerometer, Proximity and Gyro sensors
  • 512 MB RAM and 8 GB storage
  • GPRS, EDGE connectivity support
  • 1500 mAh Li battery with 7 hours talk time and 370 hours standby time
  • Dimensions: 115.6 x 58.8 x 10.9 mm
  • Weight: 115 grams


Although a cool handset, Samsung Omnia W does have a few major disadvantages
  • No card slot
  • Poor secondary camera
  • Third party software lag in the OS
  • No Adobe Flash support
  • Low storage space of only 8GB
  • Underwhelming multimedia performance

Samsung Omnia W is an awesome handset with lots of great features like brilliantly smooth navigation, immaculate performance, lightweight, compact and awesomely stylish design, just to name a few. Omnia W has a decent touchscreen providing good viewing angles and the built-in Internet Explorer 9 browser is worth the praise. Equipped with a 3.5mm audio jack, Samsung Omnia W also has great volume. The handset comes in only black colours. Primary camera is one of the most attractive features integrated with Autofocus as well.


Conclusively, Samsung Omnia W is one handset which can definitely add to your style quotient and impress you with the performance as well. Samsung Omnia W comes with a reasonable price tag of Rs 20,000/- approximately in India.

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