Report says Samsung Omnia W to get Wi-Fi tethering with Windows Phone 7.8

Report says Samsung Omnia W to get Wi-Fi tethering with Windows Phone 7.8
If you are still holding on to your Samsung Omnia W, there is some good news today from the guys at Samsung. Apparently the word is that the Windows Phone 7.8 update will not only bring the new resizeable live tiles, the Bing lockscreen wallpaper and the twenty new color themes among other changes, it will also add Wi-Fi tethering to the phone.

According to the Korean based manufacturer, once the Windows Phone 7.8 update goes through, Samsung will add the new feature to the device. The big question, of course, is when will the Windows Phone 7.8 update be pushed out? Samsung says that it is just a matter of Microsoft flicking the switch to send out the long awaited update.


source: WindowsPhoneItaly(translated) via WMPoweruser

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Omnia W
  • Display 3.7" 480 x 800 pixels
  • Camera 5 MP / 0.3 MP VGA front
  • Storage 8 GB
  • Battery 1500 mAh(6.50h 3G talk time)

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6 Comments

1. alterecho

Posts: 1106; Member since: Feb 23, 2012

What?? I've been using the internet sharing on my Omnia W since a long while back. Its present on board since purchase, without any updates.

2. jhp2025

Posts: 4; Member since: Sep 27, 2012

Hi there, any news about Samsung GT-i8000 Omnia II update please? Thanks

3. PhoneArenaUser

Posts: 5498; Member since: Aug 05, 2011

I think you should ask this question in an Windows Phone fan web page, they should provide more information than you will get on PhoneArena. :)

4. bon24x7

Posts: 211; Member since: Aug 30, 2012

Its been available on my Omnia w since the beginning...dafaq..

5. cse.vicky unregistered

Hope 7.8 comes soon to this device :) , Samsung Omnia W is great device , those who have used it , know it :)

6. jhp2025

Posts: 4; Member since: Sep 27, 2012

Yeah Samsung is a bit tricky since they have updated only for their Korean version but not the international one.. Lucky you if they are updating Omnia W now, and bad luck for us who own Omnia II..

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