Blast from the past: Samsung Omnia M for sale in India once again

Blast from the past: Samsung Omnia M for sale in India once again
Remember the Samsung Omnia M? An entry level Windows Phone model, the handset was released last Summer in places like the U.K., Italy, India and Russia. With the success that the low-end Nokia Lumia 520 has been having lately, Indian on-line retailer Flipkart has put the Samsung Omnia M on sale for 9999 INR ($178 USD) in an attempt to duplicate the success of Nokia's entry-level Lumia phone.

You probably don't remember much about the Samsung Omnia M, so to refresh your memory it is equipped with a 4 inch Super AMOLED display with resolution of 480 x 800 (WVGA). That works out to a 233ppi pixel density. Under the hood is a single-core 1GHz Qualcomm Snapdragon S1 with the Adreno 200 (enhanced) GPU. There is 384MB of RAM on board and 4GB of native storage inside. The 5MP camera on back captures video in 640 x 480 (480p) at 30fps, and there is a .3MP front-facing snapper. A 1500mAh battery powers the phone while Windows Phone 7.5 is installed.

Obviously a low-end model to be sure, the Samsung Omnia M will be delivered in 6 to 8 days from the time your order is placed.


source: Flipkart via WMPoweruser

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Omnia M
  • Display 4.0" 480 x 800 pixels
  • Camera 5 MP / 0.3 MP VGA front
  • Processor Qualcomm Snapdragon S1, Single core, 1000 MHz
  • Storage 4 GB
  • Battery 1500 mAh(7.83h 3G talk time)

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11 Comments

1. darkkjedii

Posts: 31529; Member since: Feb 05, 2011

I had the OG Omnia running windows 6., with touch wiz I think, on Verizon back in 08'

2. abcdefgh

Posts: 471; Member since: Mar 29, 2013

finally sammy getting heat from nokia.yaay¤®©¤

8. EXkurogane

Posts: 863; Member since: Mar 07, 2013

It's stupid to price this phone at the same price as 520 while 520 has double the performance and windows phone 8.

3. donjunior

Posts: 50; Member since: May 28, 2013

Samsung is an innovative company. :)

10. raunak

Posts: 507; Member since: Oct 12, 2011

Nope.

4. mamba

Posts: 18; Member since: May 13, 2013

That only means one thing, whatever no entry level lumias are churning must be pinching samsung enough to srand up and take notice....,now they are realising their mistake of realising single ativ phone and not even backing that fully.....

5. UrbanPhantom

Posts: 949; Member since: Oct 30, 2012

Microsoft should ban all Samsung products from using any Windows OS, including WP, Win XP/Vista/Win7/8 and Server. Nokia, Asus, Lenovo, HP, Dell, and other OEM's can take their place...

6. kabhijeet.16

Posts: 894; Member since: Dec 05, 2012

LOL.. Ur talking like a kid. Companies look for profit & competition. Its not like I dont like this company for no reason so I'll not give you my OS. Its a business collaboration. These people are professionals.

7. Taters

Posts: 6474; Member since: Jan 28, 2013

They still have these kicking around in their factories somewhere? I would assume that some kirf company would have purchased all the remaining stock and re-brand them or re use the parts by now. Amazing. Maybe we will see these in the dollar stores one day. haha

9. itsdeepak4u2000

Posts: 3718; Member since: Nov 03, 2012

It should cost around 7-8 K INR, coz of old specs.

11. tashreef

Posts: 476; Member since: Nov 24, 2012

why someone will buy this, When Nokia has priced Windows Phone 8 lumia 520 about the same. looks like samsung is trying to clear the old stock..

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