Samsung Omnia W Unboxing

Here is quick unboxing of the Samsung Omnia W , Samsung’s first Windows Phone to be launched in India.We already did a hands on from the India launch event last year. It is powered by a 1.4GHz CPU and sports a 3.7 in Super AMOLED display.It runs on Windows Phone 7.5 Mango operating system and one can download apps from the Windows Marketplace. Take a look at the video below where we unbox the device and also show you a really quick hardware overview of the device.


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Samsung Omnia Taxi follows the Nokia Lumia Taxi

Nokia has been crazily promoting it’s Lumia handsets in India under the Amazing Everyday banner and I’m sure none of you might have missed the news (Even my mom knows about it !). Nokia launched the Lumia 800 and Lumia 710 in India. Nokia had offered Taxi rides and much more to early adopters and now looks like Samsung is following Nokia’s footsteps with the launch of it’s Omnia W Smartphone in the country. Watch the Samsung  Omnia Taxi after the break and Nokia Lumia Taxi in action.

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Samsung Omnia W Hands-On


We already know that recently Samsung India has launched three new smartphones in 3 different platforms namely, Android, BADA and Windows Phone. We attended the launch event in Delhi and here are the hands-on photos of Samsung Omnia W. Continue reading “Samsung Omnia W Hands-On”

Samsung launches new Bada and Windows Phones in India

Today Samsung introduced three new Bada devices in the Wave series and also a WinMo 6.5 powered Omnia Device in India

The launched devices are as Wave 525 aka Wave 2, Wave 533 aka Wave 2 Pro , Wave 723 and Omnia 6520 aka Omnia Pro 5

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Samsung launches 6 new phones at CommunicAsia

We are at the Samsung booth at CommunicAsia 2010 and Samsung has launched 6 new phones at the event. Omnia Pro 4 and 5 confirm handset maker still has some faith in Windows Mobile. The Galaxy 3 and 5 running on Android seem to be entry level Android phones. The Wave 2 and Wave 2 Pro seem to be running Bada inside Samsung’s Labs but they showed us only good for nothing dummy hardware for these.  More live pics after the jump. We also had some camera time with the Galaxy S and Galaxy Beam and the Champ. More stuff coming soon. Continue reading “Samsung launches 6 new phones at CommunicAsia”

Samsung To Launch Its Own Application Store on September 14

Samsung App Store

After the Immense success of Apple’s App Store and moderate success of Nokia’s Ovi Store,  Samsung is coming up with its own new app store for all the Samsung Smartphone users on September 14th 2009. However Initially, the Samsung App Store will be open only for the UK, France and Italy users of Omnia and I8910 HD, with 30+ countries like Germany and Spain to follow later. Samsung has further added that the App Store will be then expanded to accomodate other models such as Omnia II and OmniaLITE etc.

The Samsung Application Store will supposedly kickstart with 300 native apps and then grow it to approximately 2000 apps by the end of year 2009. The various apps present in the app store will range from Games, references, social networking, e-books and health related apps which can be easily downloaded in a single click. Companies like Gameloft, Electronic Arts, Handmark, TAITO, Paragon SW, Capcom etc will be among the main providers of applications to the Samsung Application Store.

However in order to activate the App Store Service, Both Omnia and I8910 HD users will have to upgrade their devices. Omnia users can simply download and install the mobile client from to access the app store on their mobiles once the store opens up on 14th Sep 09. Samsung I8910 HD users also can download the mobile client by selecting the Application Download icon on their mobile phones.

So if you are an Omnia or I8910 HD mobile user, you can just head over to for more details on the app store and also to browse featured applications after 14th Sep 2009.

Samsung Omnia HD and Omnia Pro launched in India get a Price

The wait for Sasmung i8910 Omnia HD is finally over in India. Samsung just launched the 2 phones in Mumbai today – the Omnia HD and the Omnia Pro


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Nokia N97 vs Samsung OMNIA HD Photo Gallery

Here is a gallery showing the comparison between the Nokia N97 and Samsung OMNIA HD. The pictures have been taken by a good friend of mine, Centrinos. Thanks goes to him. Continue reading “Nokia N97 vs Samsung OMNIA HD Photo Gallery”

Samsung Mobiles aiming for 20 percent market share in India , bringing 7 new models

Samsung which is very much a household brand name in Asia is striving hard to increase its market share in India according to a PTI report. Samsung Mobiles which was once having a very minor share of the handset market in India now has a share of about 10-15% according to country head of Samsung India , Sunil Dutt. Its interesting to note that Sunil was part of the top brass in Nokia India a couple of years back. Good news for Samsung fans, the company plans to launch over 7 new models in India in July and August including the hugely awaited Omnia HD

The company has a lot of handsets in the low end segment but in the high-end there was nothing impressive so far. Looks like it wants to change this myth

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Samsung OMNIA II and Jet Announced!

Samsung I8000 OMNIA II

  • Omnia II is the successor of the OMNIA. It’s features are
  • Windows Mobile 6.1 with Touch Wiz 2.0 and 800mHz Processor
  • 3.7″ AMOLED Resistive screen with WVGA resolution
  • HSDPA (7.2MBps), HSUPA (5.6MBps), Wi-Fi, GPS, USB, Bluetooth
  • 8/16GB Built-in Memory and micro-SD card slot
  • 5 Megapixel Camera with autofocus, LED flash, Geo-tagging and 30Fps Video Recording at 720*480 resolution
  • DixX / XviD / MPEG4/ H.263/ H.264/ WMV player
  • MP3/ e-AAC+/ WMA/ RA player, 3.5mm Audio Jack
  • 118 x 59.6 x 11.9 mm, 117 g, 1500mAH Battery

Samsung Omnia HD Photo Gallery

Samsung Omnia HD is the cutting edge phone from samsung which was unveiled at MWC 2009

Its the first phone with HD video recording support .. Rafe from AAS managed to get his hands on the phone and he compares it with the ipod and the 5800 below

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Samsung Omnia HD i8910 makes a debut

Samsung has announced the Omnia HD with the model numbe i8910 .. The coolests feature of the phone being a 8 MP Camera and the HD Quality Video Recording.

It was one of the phones samsung announced at MWC 2009.

Another great achievement for Samung is that this is first mobile phone to support 720p video recoding ! Go Samsung ! – nokia might go HD soon

Its got a Full Touchscreen on a stunning 3.7 inch AMOLED Display

Its seen as a successor to the Omnia which ran on Windows Mobile Pro 6.1

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Samsung Omnia FoneArena Exclusive phone footage


On 16th October, 2008, Fonearena was represented by Ritu at the ITC Grand Central, Mumbai where a demo of the Windows Mobile 6.1 on the Samsung Omnia was given to three mobile phone enthusiasts (Ankit Saxena and Rupesh from the WATblog were co-invitees).

Microsoft was represented by Sumeet Gugnani, Director – Mobile Communications Business, who also enlightened the bloggers on the rise of MS in the world of mobile phones.

“We have a 33% share in the market of hi-end convergence devices (devices that are not only business phones, but also pack in multimedia features, a good camera and a simple UI)” revealed Sumeet. Continue reading “Samsung Omnia FoneArena Exclusive phone footage”

Samsung iKiller – i900 Omnia

Samsung launched the i-Killer, the i900 recently. Certainly has killer looks…

Specs & features:

  • Windows Mobile handset (6.1 Professional)
  • 3.2-inch QVGA display
  • 240 x 400 pixel resolution
  • Optical mouse
  • 12.5mm thick
  • 5-megapixel auto-focus camera
  • Geotagging
  • Inbuilt GPS

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