The Samsung Omnia 7 Is an Engaging Handset
The Samsung Omnia 7 offers something for everyone, combining superb aesthetic appeal, which in some ways is reminiscent of a mini tablet PC, whilst offering an advanced level of technology which incorporates a 1 GHz processor as well as the increasingly popular Microsoft Windows phone 7 operating system.
The unit has an impressively colourful 4.0 inch super AMOLED display screen which displays outstanding imagery within a pixel resolution which is quoted at 480 x 800 pixels. The fact that the display screen can display 16 million colours also ensures excellent colour reproduction and vibrancy of image. For navigation purposes the handset utilises the multi-touch input method, whilst as a means of automating a variety of tasks, proximity and accelerometer sensors are also included within the package.
The handset comes with web access at speeds of up to 7.2 Mbps, by virtue of the HSDPA connection, whilst the alternative of Wi Fi is also provided as standard. Additional forms of connectivity include GPRS, EDGE, blue tooth and micro-USB connections. The handset also comes with GPS functionality, offering effective satellite navigation with the added bonus of A-GPS support.
The enclosed functionality also includes the photographic capabilities of a 5.0 megapixel camera, which comes with image stabilisation, auto focus as well as an LED flash and geo-tagging. In addition the camera can also be utilised to record video at 720 pixels and at 25 frames per second, as a viable alternative to still imagery.
The unit comes with a range of entertainment options which include an MP4/MP3 multimedia player as well as a stereo FM radio that comes with the added benefit of RDS functionality. In addition for those who prefer games, the handset comes with a variety of games whilst also offering the opportunity to download additional games if desired.
With social media such an important aspect of daily life, the handsets Facebook integration is a good move, offering effective integration and access to this popular website whilst on the move. In addition the unit comes with a digital compass, as well as Microsoft office document viewer, which provides the means to access a wide range of documents and edit whilst on the move. To complete the ensemble of functionality the handset comes with an organiser, voice memo facility as well as a predictive text input function.
The Samsung Omnia 7, like the Samsung S7230 Wave, offers a multitude of useful technology encased within an aesthetically appealing casing. Available in 8 GB and 16 GB versions, the unit provides a mobile phone that is both useful for both social and work elements whilst also being comfortable to use.