Samsung reveals Omnia mobile phone line-upFour Samsung Omnia handsets including the Omnia II

17 June 2009

Samsung Omnia 2

The Samsung Omnia II is also known as the Samsung Omnia I8000

Samsung has launched four new mobile phone handsets, known as the Samsung Omnia family. The handsets include the high-spec touchscreen Omnia II, the B7610, the B7320 and the B7300.

All four Samsung models feature HSDPA (High Speed Downlink Packet Access), which is currently the fastest internet browsing service available through a mobile handset. Similarly, all four new Omnias run on the Windows Mobile 6.1 Professional operating system.

Samsung Omnia II

The Omnia II, also known as the Samsung I8000, features a 3.7-inch Amoled screen and is the successor to the Best Buy Samsung Omnia i900. The Omnia II comes in 2GB, 8GB and 16GB versions each with a MicroSDHC memory slot allowing users to enhance capacity by a further 32GB.

The Omnia II features a 5Mp camera, GPS and Wi-Fi connectivity.

Samsung Omnia Pro B7610

The next model in the Omnia family is the Samsung Omnia Pro B7610. It features a slide out, full Qwerty keyboard, a 5Mp camera, Wi-Fi and 1GB of internal memory. Like the Omnia II, the B7610 features a MicroSDHC slot for cards up to 32GB.

Samsung Omnia family

The Samsung Omnia Pro B7320 is a candy bar shaped handset with a full Qwerty keyboard. It has a 3Mp camera, a 2.4-inch screen, Wi-Fi, and 70MB of internal memory. The Samsung Omnia Lite B7300 also has a 3Mp camera and Wi-Fi connectivity, but it features a three-inch screen, and 250MB of memory.

Omnia B730 and Omnia B7300

Both the B7320 and the B7300 feature MicroSDHC slots, but the largest memory card the B7320 can handle is 16GB, compared to the B7300's upper limit of 32GB.

Jon Barrow, Which? mobile phone expert, said: 'Samsung has been busy of late launching a number of mobile phone handsets such as the Omnia family, the Jet, the i8910 and the Pixon12. We were very impressed with the first Omnia handset, and hope these models measure up.'

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