A few more pictures of the Samsung Omnia II for Verizon

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A few more pictures of the Samsung Omnia II for Verizon
Only one more day to go until the much anticipated Samsung Omnia II i920 smartphone is released by Verizon Wireless on December 2nd. From what we've heard, the main reason for the minor delay was so that it would ship with Windows Mobile 6.5 Professional, not 6.1 as was originally planed. The Omnia II will also be the first device for Verizon to come with Swype entry when using the on-screen keyboard, which we are interested in trying out. Other features of the smartphone will include an impressive 3.7" AMOLED 800x480 WVGA display with 16M color support, TouchWiz 2.0 interface with 3D Cube, 5MP autofocus camera with flash, Opera browser, EVDO Rev A and Wi-Fi, Microsoft Office Mobile, DivX support, FM Radio, rear stereo speakers, 3.5mm headset jack, 8GB of internal memory, 1500mAh battery, and supports microSDHC memory cards up to 16GB in size. Pricing will be $199.99 after a $100 rebate with a 2-year contract.

***Be sure to check back for our upcoming Hands-on Preview and Full Review of the Omnia II***

Samsung Omnia II i920 Specification | Review (GSM)

A few more pictures of the Samsung Omnia II for Verizon
A few more pictures of the Samsung Omnia II for Verizon




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12 Comments

1. vzw fanman

Posts: 1976; Member since: Dec 11, 2008

i just don't like windows mobile.

2. MikeG77

Posts: 425; Member since: Nov 24, 2008

Windows Mobile isn't for everyone. Ive used it for more then 4 yrs and for the most part ive been happy except when VZW cripples phones. I actually played with the Omnia 2 for a bit and im impressed and disappointed at the same time. Now if you can get past the ridiculously shiny casing and the sorry exscuse for interface called touch wiz i think you will really like the device. In the end im not going to be able to make a real decision until i can spend more then 30 minutes screwing with it.

3. belve14

Posts: 113; Member since: Mar 31, 2009

This phone is giagantic its a nice phone but it is way to big in size

4. 21mac

Posts: 10; Member since: Nov 01, 2009

I'm surprised it has a stylus! No phone is perfect but I think this one comes pretty close and I’m sure there will be updates and some glitches when it first comes out. I’ll be getting it and I’m sure I’ll enjoy using it too! :)

5. ChiefD23

Posts: 16; Member since: Aug 27, 2009

@MikeG77....I completely agree with you concerning the interface. I am not a fan of TW2.0...when I get the phone, I'll be installing SPB Mobile Shell 3.5. From I've heard VZW is not going to cripple the new line of smart phones. They've got some flack about that. Now, this is just what I heard, whether or not it's true or not will be decided when the phone comes out. When looking at the launch package on Engadget.com, part of the software package is Bing mobile, so they would at least allow that app to use the GPS chip, not just VZ Nav. It's a wait and see game.

11. Kiltlifter

Posts: 742; Member since: Dec 11, 2008

Chief, They are no longer crippling the phones, but they are installing their crappy excuses of SW that will be embedded on the stock ROM. Visual Voicemail, VZAppZone, all that garbage. They are horrible programs and cause a lot of problems. I had a friend who had an OmniaI i910 and it was horrible, freezing, laggy, etc. Then he flashed a custom ROM that removed all of the VZW junk and the phone was perfect, no problems at all after the custom install. If VZW would leave taht garbage out of the ROM and make them available .CAB file downloads there would be waaaay less problems because you could just uninstall/reinstall. So I would suggest getting this phone, then flashing it to a customer ROM immediately.

12. MikeG77

Posts: 425; Member since: Nov 24, 2008

Chief, I purchased a Touch Pro 2 in Sept so I know there not crippling phones. i just meant that prior to the TP2 Verizon was notorious for crippling phones.. Yes Bing is there so i would agree about the GPS but i was looking at the launch unit which was not activated. Im considering spb 3.5 but ill deac Touch Wiz and run the standard UI. Kiltlifter, I do agree with you on the VZ apps and the cab file option but flashing im not sure about. Most people dont understand the process of flashing a cooked rom. I actually delected VZ Nav, Mobile IM and Visual VM off the phone and ive had no problems. i know its not as good as cooking a rom but it is a safer alternative for most people.

6. Osukaru

Posts: 68; Member since: Jul 02, 2008

Capacitive or Resistive?

9. dougiedoug24

Posts: 9; Member since: Apr 09, 2008

Resistive

10. Osukaru

Posts: 68; Member since: Jul 02, 2008

Thanks. If only it was cap =(

7. jskrenes

Posts: 209; Member since: Dec 11, 2008

I played with one of these a few weeks ago at an Agent Fair, and I could have sworn that it came with a stylus. Not that you really need it. Also, Swype is surprisingly accurate. I couldn't fake it out.

8. jasona

Posts: 17; Member since: Nov 13, 2009

I have the first omnia now and I hate the touchwiz but samsung did have another today screen that is awesome. However, the biggest complaint I had about the touchwz was not enough room for all the widgets, so at least they have corrected that on the II. I will be picking up this phone tomorrow. Can't wait!

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