Italy is the first European country to get Samsung OMNIA
Italians now can already pre-order the OMNIA, taking advantage of a promotion, giving them a free Xbox 360 Arcade. The unsubsidized 8GB variant will cost 499 EUR ($793), which is a pretty good price for a high-end phone, and a bargain for the same phone AND a console. Prices in other countries will vary.
Samsung OMNIA Specifications | Preview
See now, here we have a smart company (unlike Apple and Rogers) Samsung has been able to provide one of the 1st ever ALL in ONE Multimedia phones for a reasonable price...and it doesn't stop there they gladly hook you up with the Xbox Arcade (I'm guessing its an App.) and if its anything like the real Xbox Arcade that means you would be able to download incredible amounts of old, new, and classic arcade games. That being said I hope it comes to the states soon but we all know how slow that usually is. The only good thing about that is that we would probably get a much improved one with maybe one or two Software upgrades. :) *I've been wanting All in One Device since my 1st Candy Bar Nokia phone back in 2000
Coming state-side? hopefully a CDMA version?
Any sign that this phone will come to the U.S soon? Will it work in the U.S market if I buy it from Europe?
It will be the real Xbox 360, so you'll need a TV :)
So a company selling a phone for $800 is smarter then Apple?!?!?!? I have a hard time understanding your logic...
do u know what quad band phone is? yes it will work. no CDMA version for now
yes becuz for $800 u'll get working gps, 5 mpx camera, divx support, bluetooth, mms and in addition xbox 360.
I'm pretty sure Apple can fill all of your needs of 5 mpx camera, divx support, Bluetooh (Bluetooth I'm guessing) for less than $800. So I think Samsung is not smarter than Apple.
9. primewax (unregistered)
What are you looking at that has a 5 mpx camera? Not the iPhone, that's for sure.
Take your Apple is god crap and shove it in some other forum......can anyone talk about any quality phone in here without mentioning the crApple?
Thats an unsubsidized price if you would have read the article genius, The iphone is 600 unsubsidized
Pretty sure the first person to post brought it up, if someone replys with a comment it seems only logical moron
REALLY??? no way you are getting an Xbox 360 with a phone Damn thats like going to the Apple store and buying an Iphone and they give you a computer......to bad that will never happen lol......actually thank god that'll never happen HAHAHAHAHAHA ***AND BY THE WAY I WAS THE ONE WHO POSTED THE 1ST COMMENT THIS MORNING AND I DIDNT EVEN PUT DOWN THE IPHONE ALL I SAID was THAT THE COMPANY IS NOT BEING SMART WITH THE OTHER COMPANIES.....i mean come on guys its clear that Apple is on some EGotistical Power trip ever since they sold all those Ipods back in the day..........apple had problems with VZW, and Rogers whats next maybe a Recall for the 3G...oh man the world would be upside down
and before i go, i said "IT IS LIKE GETTING A FREE COMPUTER" just in case all the apple lovers want to come over here and fill this thread with useless information about apples computers....we already waste enough time on the Damn Iphone
There are talks of tis coming to The US under ATT. I just hope all the features make it as well. The article I read says some time late 3r quarter.
and for the iphone worshipper...FYI, the iphone DOES NOT support divx without conversion...we are talking about a media-capable phone WITHOUT conversion (to my knowledge) meaning that it has built in codecs...which is AWESOME =) AND it has a 5mp camera which the iphone DOES NOT have...iphone has a 2mp camera without FLASH...not to mention that in this day and age the iphone doesn't even support expandable memory whereas the omnia supports SDHC memory cards...all in all, the omnia lives up to its name and is MUCH better than the iphone...
11. blq (unregistered)
Omnia: it's not SMARTPHONE. it's POCKET PC. Smartphones have no touchscreen.... correct it, cause it so LAME.
13. A (unregistered)
what are u talking about SMARTPHONES HAVE NO TOUCHSCREEN? GET UR FACTS STRAIGHT
Pocket PC = touchscreen SMartphone = no touchscreen BLQ is correct
omg I am sure you haven't heard of Windows Mobile 6 Professional and Standard editions ...
good to know
crAPPLE...HAHAH i love it... now, on my way to the apple store to just stand in there and not really buy anything...isnt that the cool thing to do?
16. jrcrow (unregistered)
i mexcited..cant wait for it, but anything waiting for CDMA..lol..thats why GSM phones are easier to distribute due to more demand..less complexity when manufactured.
17. Dazzle (unregistered)
Xbox Arcade ~280$ so this awesome phone will cost about 500 bucks. Jesus, that's... cheap, even cheaper than retail iphone. Oh my, oh my i'll take this one for sure
22. bajamal (unregistered)
when will the samsung i900 omnia will be released in pther countries in asia like dubai ? is it soon this week after italy?
23. bajamal (unregistered)
the htc diomond is quiet good in competition to omnia but it has a small problem, it is the 4gb memory and no external memory and also the 3.2 camera and last thing it doesn't have arabic language . that wouldn't help me because i use it in sms. does the omnia has differernt languages like arabic . tha iphone has a problem called the bluetooth . thaank uu
25. EN (unregistered)
I think it's kind of sad how everyone is bagging on the iPhone. Give it a rest guys. This has been going on for over a year now. I'm really annoyed at how immature people can be. The iPhone is a good phone.who said that there can't be more than 1 good phone. Let's try to focus on the omnia and not on apple or crapple.
yeah I agree. It's almost like all the lg, motorola, samsung, htc, nokia, blackberry, etc, users are all banning together against the iPhone. It use to be a war against each and every carrier. Not anymore. Nobody is making names about the instinct or the dare. The voyager or vu had no names either. But iPhone has icrap, crapple, ijunk, iDont Care, and much more.
I would have felt bad for apple's iPhone and all the negatve attention they are receiving If they weren't so successful. It's probably one of the best selling cell phones even considering the fact that iris missing so many elementary features. I'm pretty sure that is is receiving a lot more positive than negative
30. bajamal (unregistered)
at what now we should notice about new phones beside the shape,camera,mp3 player. thank you for your dislikeness of iphone . the iphone problem is the bluetooth . the bluetooth really helps to communicate with people you don't know ,it also makes share things with your frinds that is on your that they don't have it !!!!!! i don't know how to say about iphone a3g , i first was expecting that the iphone 3g will contain a bluetooth service like others and then i changed my opponion to omnia. really i like samsung.
29. bajamal (unregistered)
you are right annymous @ ,but the problem now that there is passion about buying a phone right this time because all these brands are making the same thing but different shapes ,but since the iphone came up most of the companies competeting on a touch phone has every thing better than the ishit. i'll buy the omnia as soon as possible it will be out in dubai because i really liked the touch phones . if i wanted a new mobile at what things in the mobile i should notice on beside the shape,camera,mp3 player. to anonymous
if the samsung is better, why don't people just buy it instead of wasting their time complaining of the iPhone. And I think the problem is not that there are so many phones that beat the iPhone, instead it is because people are not too happy that none have beat it yet even though it is lacking so many features. But who knows, that might change with the omnia or thunder. I really hope that the omnia beats it (I don't think the thunder will be that good) so the iPhone can get a little break. But having a 5 megapixel camera doesn't make the omnia better. It will have to pack a lot more into the phone than a better camera.
32. Ao (unregistered)
The reason why people are buying iphones instead of samsung because apple has u fanboys hooked like hookers on crack
Does any one really know if its even coming oversease, there is a lot of great phones that never make it over the pond. it would be a great shame if they do not bring the omnia. our money is just as good as the rest of the world.
IF YOU BRING IT (OMNIA) WE WILL BUY IT!!!!!!!!!