Verizon cuts Omnia to $49

Verizon cuts Omnia to $49
After raising the price on both the enV Touch and the enV3, as we earlier reported, Verizon has lowered the price of the Samsung Omnia to $49. The new price requires the customary 2 year contract and is the lowest price that Big Red has posted for this smartphone. Initially launched by the carrier just a few weeks after the high profile BlackBerry Storm, the handset came to the U.S. with high expectations after scoring very good reviews overseas.

The device is equipped with a 5MP camera, Opera Mobile browser, Wi-Fi, 8GB of internal memory and a 3.2 inch screen. With the new price cut, the Omnia is offering a lot of features for a $49 model. Verizon customers now have an interesting choice to make, spend $49 for the Omnia or the Storm, or wait for the sequel model for each phone.

Samsung Omnia Specifications (CDMA) | Review

source: Verizon via Pocketnow

Verizon cuts Omnia to $49



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10 Comments

1. VZWfangirl

Posts: 71; Member since: Jul 25, 2009

Damn Verizon just make all your smartphones $49. I smell new Android and WinMo phones coming.

2. The Spartan

Posts: 98; Member since: Jan 27, 2009

Let's apply some logic to this situation: VZW dropped the price in a big way on the HTC Touch Pro, droppin that phone from 300 to 99 straight up, which for VZW is pretty strange. Then a month later, the HTC Touch Pro 2 is set to drop. Omnia down this much? Yep, I bet the Omnia 2 is peeking around the corner from October. Just a hunch...

3. WKlingbeil

Posts: 215; Member since: Dec 26, 2008

Not just a hunch Spartan, that's pretty much exactly what's going on. It may not be October, but I'm pretty sure it'll be debuting before Christmas. Just like with the Blackberries, they were on BOGO for so long before the Tour came out. I guess I'm not sure why the BB's are on sale now, perhaps expecting the Storm 2 and the Onyx, but all of them are on sale, so that could just be incentive to pay the $29.99/month for the data plan.

7. E.N.

Posts: 2610; Member since: Jan 25, 2009

Yeah and its probably going to be while supplies last since they're probably not making anymore Omnias.

8. Striker13084

Posts: 128; Member since: Mar 30, 2009

talked to a samsung rep and she said december.

4. Jango_Fred

Posts: 58; Member since: Dec 17, 2008

This article is talking about Verizon's Omnia.... and they are obviously NOT talking about Verizon's Omnia in saying it has 8 GB internal storage.

5. QuickeSilver

Posts: 3; Member since: Sep 09, 2009

Ummmm...yes they are talking about the Verizon Omnia and its 8 GB of internal storage.....

9. PapaJay224

Posts: 866; Member since: Feb 08, 2009

Wow this guy....good job jango! haaaanngg iinnn therrreee buuuudddyy (im talking slow, he needs help)

6. Onomatopoeia

Posts: 23; Member since: Mar 30, 2009

TP2 drops 9/11!!! I'm pumped!

10. Kiltlifter

Posts: 742; Member since: Dec 11, 2008

pft.... i wanna see the whitestone and the omnia2... i am excited for those phones.

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