The Samsung B7610 OmniaPro Appeals to a Wide Range of Users
Released in September 2009, the Samsung B760 OmniaPro offers a combination of touch screen technology along with a slide out keyboard which reveals itself from the rear of the handset. With a huge list of features, this versatile handset ticks all the boxes of a modern mobile phone.
The Windows Mobile 6.1 operated phone measures 112.6×57.8×16.2mm and weighs 159 grams. It may not be the lightest phone out there but this is forgivable given the amount of technology contained within.
The display is in the form of 3.5 inch AMOLED resistive touch screen which displays 16 million colours at 800×480 pixels. A full keyboard offers an n efficient means of text entry which nicely compliments the touch screen navigation. An accelerometer is built in for sensing when the phone is tilted and rotates the image on screen accordingly allowing it to be viewed in both landscape and portrait.
2GB of internal storage is provided for storing data such as media files and contacts. The presence of a micro SD slot however means that this can be upgraded to up to 32GB by installing a larger memory card.
Class 10 versions of both EDGE and GPRS connect the B7610 OmniaPro to its initial networks. In areas with 3G coverage, HSDPA is available at speeds of up to 3.6 Mbps. Wi-Fi connectivity means that the signal given off from wireless internet routers can be used to great effect to attain a much faster internet connection. Bluetooth v2.0 gives users the opportunity to share files with friends provided they are in the same area and have a Bluetooth compatible handset. For connecting the phone to a computer, micro USB v2.0 allows users to carry out tasks such as backing up contact info or transferring media files.
A whole host of media files are supported by the phone’s media player. These include many different formats of both music and video files. Additional entertainment options include a selection of games and stereo FM radio playback.
MP3 music files can be assigned as ringtones, along with the option to download polyphonic ringtones. Users are alerted to incoming calls or messages by these methods, both of which work in conjunction with standard vibration. A 3.5mm audio jack and a speakerphone system offer option for hands free communication.
A 5MP camera (2592×1944) gives users the opportunity to take good quality snapshots on their phone relatively simply thanks to the addition of features such as autofocus and LED flash. The camera also supports the capability to shoot video in D1 quality at a rate of 30 fps.
A plethora of extra features and applications make the B7610 OmniaPro one of Samsung’s most versatile handsets to date. Whether a music fan, social networker or business user, this phone certainly appears to tick all the boxes.