Samsung may be preparing a CDMA OMNIA
This article contains unofficial information.
Although Samsung hasn’t officially announced that it is working on an American-friendly OMNIA, it seems so, judging by its phones approved by the FCC. The number of the original model is i900 and FCC revealed two similarly numbered devices, the i910 and i907.
The i910 is a CDMA phone with Bluetooth and Wi-Fi. An included sketch really resembles the original OMNIA but is without a SIM card slot, same as in a CDMA device. If this one gets officially announced, it is expected to be released with Verizon Wireless.
The i907 sketch shows a different looking model, but it is rumored to be the AT&T-bound OMNIA.
Neither Samsung nor the carriers have officially announced that such models are in the works.
source: FCC (i910, i907)
VZW gets all the good phones...I'm so glad I'm with them!!!
not even close vzw is limited to windows mobile and blackberry phones only while at&t has those 2 and symbian do your research before jumping the gun ok.
vzw rules, and we are getting the viewty 2nd gen phone as well
we are? Like, everyone on verizon is getting a viewty 2nd gen phone? What if i don't want one? What if I'm happy with my current phone? Do I have to pay activation charges on the viewty? Oh, you mean we as in "Verizon Wireless" = we. That's like saying "we beat Florida in the Capital One Bowl last year" and you didn't play for Michigan. I hate Michigan and Florida. Guess who "we" are!
37. M go Blue (unregistered)
I'm guessing a bucknut who's tired of getting beat by the SEC, but again that's just a guess...
Yeah, More tired of getting beat by anybody good. I think Michigan is going to beat OSU this year somehow. Well, maybe not. But they'll probably go 9-3.
Well I'm so glad that VZW is a Jok and stilling from customers. The intelligencia are just so stuck up!!!
Verizon Wireless is a Joke? Lowest Churn/Highest Customer Satisfation 67 mil soon to be about 80 mil customer that CAN'T be wrong about liking their calls connected, their 3G Data network available and not dropping a call/connection all the time. Welcome it comes to Reilability, then a slightly higher price is not a factor. Anyways. If Verizon gets this phone, I hope it works better then the review the GSM one was getting
"not dropping a call/connection all the time" ya right I always get my calls dropped all the time and I have verizon they suck!!!!
dial *228 and send, choose option 1 to program your phone, wait for the system to say your phone has been programmed, hang up the phone, turn it off then back on unless it power cycles itself, dial #832 and you should hear a message that says your test call has been successful... also it helps if you turn off your phone once in a while
I guess you're just unlucky. For every 1 customer that gets dropped calls (you), there are like 25+ customers that don't get dropped calls... which would be less than 5%. At least that is what it seems like on this site, as well as in my experience (I know a bunch of people that have VZW).
Maybe Your Phone Is screwed up !
VZW will just ruin the phone with their horrible UI as always
6. sinfulta (unregistered)
What are you talking about? Verizon does not change the UI of any of there PDA devices. It's using windows mobile 6.1. Don't comment on stuff that you obviously don't know or assume.
8. toy (unregistered)
they won't ruin the UI, however being VZW customer for a long time, I expect they will cripple the hardware instead. Let's say, no-wifi, or 5 MP downgrade to 3 MP Camera, or the processor reduced from 600 plus MHz to only 400MHz. Well, you know Verizon.
They wont touch the hardware lol, that whole sprint article thing is bs
13. Sean Humphrey (unregistered)
When will people stop jumping on the bandwagon and realize that VZW does not remove Wi-Fi from smartphones! Is it available on the XV6800? Yup. XV6700? Sure is. i760? Yes sir. Not to mention the fact that Q9m/c users have the option of purchasing an SDIO Wi-Fi card to make Wi-Fi available on their devices as well. Please check your facts before making false claims. And please don't bring BB's into this because the removal of Wi-Fi is entirely unrelated to VZW. It is a CDMA thing. Now I do agree that VZW really needs to stop locking down GPS in their smartphones, but that's a whole other story. BTW, trust me, I am about the furthest thing away from being a fan of VZW. I just hate when people repeat what they hear without doing any research of their own first.
Thank god you sad "a whole other story." That tickles me in a way that if Loretta tickled me in that way I'd say, "Oh, yeah... That's nice... That's the spot." I've been trying to kill "a whole nother" one by one. I just tell people to hold their breath while they look up the word "nother" in the dictionary and don't exhale until they find it. Obviously there are some grammar conscious people around. Back to topic. I agree 100%. I have a q9m. I like the phone, don't have wi-fi but don't need it either. I would use the crap out of the GPS system though with google maps. I can't get the frickin phone to update though.
Verizon CEO recently said 5MP phones are coming.
Look at what they did to the diamond, raphael, and 8830 to name a few and then re-think your statement.
wow the "option" to purchase something to use wifi, how unlike Verizon. They are all about ripping their customers off and watering down their devices. Thats why I left!
28. chong (unregistered)
If they do cripple the hardware it will not be VZW it will be the Manufacturer (Samsung) you idiot.
38. M go Blue (unregistered)
That's the dumbest things I've ever read, Verizon can't do anything to the hardware you retarded monkey...
samsung a990 for VZW - I have had it for 2+ years = 3.2 megapixel - killer pics.
41. rkturbo (unregistered)
VZ disables hardware features all the time. If you recall, when the RAZR came out, almost all bluetooth services were disabled. LGs had their MP3 support disabled, which had to be activated through the service menu, something a standard user should not have to access. Palms had the BT DUN disabled until a very nice individual provided a file to enable it. Let's not forget the most disgusting hardware crippling, VZ disabled the GPS on the HTC Titan (xv6800), which could be fixed by switching to a SPRINT rom. Now that WM 6.1 is out for it, you can get nagivator, oh wow, let me be all excited because they crippled the useful features that are included with my phone and want to charge me indefinitely for their poor excuse of a service. I wish the rest of the hardware manufacturers would get fed up with verizon running their name into the dirt and ditch them like Nokia did.
9. likeabite (unregistered)
I must concur that Verizon does do that but they've been getting better at it. Look at the dare...the UI is much better and the camera was 3.2...the first by a major US carrier. They need to leave the Diamond and Touch Pro just as is though or else I'll be pissed of. The OMNIA is a very nice phone though. P.S. - # 7 just shut up, especially if you have nothing proper to sensical or legible to say about my network. lol
Umm first phone in the us to have a 3.2 megapixel camera, try again sir.
11. VZW Owns ALL (unregistered)
People who bitch about VZW and their phones dont know anything about phones to begin with. Anything you turds can do on your Nokias N series phones I can do on my DARE. ANYTHING !!!! Learn how to actually use the phones before you bash them you mild retards. You massively FAIL at trying to act intelligent and show it by not knowing how to do SIMPLE things like change a UI ( I can change it on ANY PHONE VZW has), add apps ( I can put all apps on VZW phones and they are all free all the time )...I think VZW phones crush all, the users that know anything about the phones know we OWN all.
oh yeah? trying purchasing a sim card for your 8830 and using it over sea's....waiting....waiting....you can't. The point is you tard is that you have to reverse what verizon does to it for software most of the time, the water it down or lock certain features. WOW!!!! Congratulations you can change your UI!!!! The point is that you shouldn't have to!!! You can't change the processor in your diamond when you get it can you? Stop ripping on people, the point that some people are making is about the hardware to, not just the software you simpleton.
it'll be great with verizon. best service. they should add vcast music with rhapsody and vcast videos to their smartphones.
14. other (unregistered)
I really hope this comes to Sprint BIG TIME i will get it the first day it comes out and kill my Verizon line
It's an SCH-i910, not an SPH-i910. Difference? C= CDMA 800/1900 and P = PCS 1900. All SCH phones go to carriers who use both like Verizon while all SPH goes to PSC carriers like Sprint.
33. Evali (unregistered)
Actually Sprint supports Tri Band CDMA but nice try though.
Sprint probably wont carry it due to it is only expected to be a 2g phone in the US
17. kdmorris777 (unregistered)
Just 2 things: When? and How much? Naw...forget "How much?" ...WHEN?
18. kdmorris777 (unregistered)
Sorry, so excited I forgot my username. Hmmm...HTC Touch Pro or Samsung Omnia? What a delightfully wonderful dilemma I'm faced with! HTC Touch Pro or Samsung Omnia? ..... HTC Touch Pro or........Gee, isn't this great!
OMG. WiFi is a catch up device. It is used by inferior data networks to allow you online. It shackles you to a coffee shop. If you were on a GREAT data network like VERIZON, you would realize that you dont need WiFi like you do on ATT. Instead, they take out WiFi and do useful things like add more memory and enhance features to a 3g network, not an EDGE network
27. Dont need VZW (unregistered)
I may not "need" WiFi... it's true. Yeah, WiFi access is limited to access points, but what if all I want to do is download stuff at home over the wireless network I've already got set up? versus pay an extra $50 a month for whatever "unlimited data services" would really mean to do it over VZW's network? Sure, I see the benefit to Verizon when they "take out WiFi". But I don't really plan to sign a contract for an extra $1200 just to benefit Verizon. Selling crippled hardware and charging extra to make up the difference doesn't undo "shackles" at all...
I would have to disagree on Verizons "great data network" Sprint has a far superior data network running at 3.5g as apposed to Verizons shakey 3g network. But come June non of it will matter with the launch of Xohm
I don't like VZW because it operates on CDMA bands, which means I can't use my unlocked oversea GSM phones. >_>
wow....all of you make very meangingless comments about verizon wireless, all of you also contradict yourself, I think it would be best if you worked in my shoes and saw what actually happens at VZW and it isn't always up to Verizon on what we do and get, I sat down with Lowell our CEO as I won the presidents cabinet of 2007 and he told me more things then i really needed to know, and also working at ATT, they're not any better....but once again, just like all customers, you guys are just dumb....and really dont have any actual justification on your whiny bullshit you make up, please get a life.
31. abcyesn (unregistered)
Serious, it's about time that VZW finally getting some of the best phones out in the market to day, I was so jealous at all the european omnia users athttp://www.Samsung-Omnia.org discuss about all the cool features that this phone has to offer. Anyone know the release date, please post here, so I could be even more excited.
December 15, 2008. Yeaaa!!!!!!!!!!!!
32. jwild (unregistered)
are you sure its a cdma version...if it is verizon is getting it...if not idk...att better get the touch pro, smasung omnia, and Xperia X1 soon
43. Anon (unregistered)
The only thing i can see VZW locking down is GPS so that customers have to get VZNavigator, but guru's out there will probably find a way to unlock it for use with Google maps or Live search. Yeah Verizon is about making money but who isn't these days. They're likely not to cripple the Wifi as they see no need to with the coverage they have for BroadbandAccess/EVDO. And think about when LTE rolls out, Verizon will offer more Nokia phones than ever before, May take some time but i see it happening.
thats not even what the i907 looks like according to the fcc website someone is just getting our hopes up for nothing look for yourself http://gullfoss2.fcc.gov/oetcf
/eas/reports/ViewExhibitReportalledFromFrame=N&application_id=144219&fcc_id=%27A3LSGHI907%27 .cfm?mode=Exhibits&RequestTime out=500&c
47. NuShrike (unregistered)
The Epix SGH-907 sure looks nothing like the Omnia.