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mil-i300
1 February 2008, 09:27 AM
...
ی ی Ȑی ی ی ییی.... i900
ی ی ی ی ی Apple iphone .... ی ی ی ی ....

http://www.itspic.com/images/8953big.jpg

i900 ی ی ..... Wimdows Mobile 6.1 Professional OS یی ی ی WM6.1 ....
ی ی ی ی ی :
3.5 ی LCD ی 240*400 ی ѐی .....
یی ی 4 ....
8 یی ی ( ی HDD )....!!
2 WiFi GPS ی FM ی ....!!!:icon_mrgr
ی 5 یی..........
یی HSDPA ی 7.2 ی ی....!!!
یی ی MicroSD ی MicroSDHC 32 یی ی ی....

ی ی ی ی ی....
ی ǐ ی ی Pocket PC ی ی ی ی ی ی WM 7 ی..... یی ی ... ی ی!!!! :icon_cool
ی ی WM7 Ǎ یی... :icon_sad:

gongsta_021
8 February 2008, 02:34 AM
wm یی ی

mil-i300
8 February 2008, 08:09 AM
wm یی ی

Windows Mobile

mil-i300
9 June 2008, 09:00 PM
http://img.gsmarena.com/vv/pics/samsung/samsung-i900-00.jpg





http://img.gsmarena.com/vv/pics/samsung/samsung-i900-omnia-02.jpg





http://i.gsmarena.com/vv/reviewsimg/samsung-i900-preview/gsmarena_028.jpg

saeidddm
10 June 2008, 03:02 AM
ی:
ی ی ی 16 یی... + ی ی 16 یی = 32 ی !!!!
ی
ی
UI TouchWiz
HSPDA 7.2
12.5


ی ی sprint (ی ی killer iphone ) ی ی!!!

mil-i300
10 June 2008, 08:31 AM
i900 ی ی ی یی ی...
HTC Touch Diamond ی SE X1

nish
10 June 2008, 03:38 PM
General2G Network (http://www.gsmarena.com/network-bands.php3)GSM 850 / 900 / 1800 / 1900 3G Network (http://www.gsmarena.com/network-bands.php3)HSDPA 850 / 1900 / 2100 Announced (http://www.gsmarena.com/samsung_i900_omnia-2422.php#)2008, JuneStatus (http://www.gsmarena.com/samsung_i900_omnia-2422.php#)Coming soon. Exp. release 2008, JuneSizeDimensions (http://www.gsmarena.com/samsung_i900_omnia-2422.php#)112 x 56.9 x 12.5 mm Weight (http://www.gsmarena.com/samsung_i900_omnia-2422.php#)127 gDisplayType (http://www.gsmarena.com/samsung_i900_omnia-2422.php#)TFT touchscreen, 65K colorsSize (http://www.gsmarena.com/samsung_i900_omnia-2422.php#)240 x 400 pixels, 3.2 inches - Accelerometer sensor for auto-rotate
- Handwriting recognitionRingtonesType (http://www.gsmarena.com/samsung_i900_omnia-2422.php#)Polyphonic, MP3Customization (http://www.gsmarena.com/samsung_i900_omnia-2422.php#)DownloadVibration (http://www.gsmarena.com/samsung_i900_omnia-2422.php#) YesMemoryPhonebook (http://www.gsmarena.com/samsung_i900_omnia-2422.php#)Practically unlimited entries and fields, PhotocallCall records (http://www.gsmarena.com/samsung_i900_omnia-2422.php#)Practically unlimitedCard slot (http://www.gsmarena.com/samsung_i900_omnia-2422.php#)microSD (TransFlash), up to 16GB - 128 MB RAM, 256 MB ROM
- 624MHz Marvell PXA312 processor
- 8 GB/16 GB internal memoryDataGPRS (http://www.gsmarena.com/samsung_i900_omnia-2422.php#)Class 10 (4+1/3+2 slots), 32 - 48 kbpsHSCSD (http://www.gsmarena.com/samsung_i900_omnia-2422.php#)NoEDGE (http://www.gsmarena.com/samsung_i900_omnia-2422.php#)Class 10, 236.8 kbps3G (http://www.gsmarena.com/samsung_i900_omnia-2422.php#)HSDPA, 7.2 MbpsWLAN (http://www.gsmarena.com/samsung_i900_omnia-2422.php#)Wi-Fi 802.11b/gBluetooth (http://www.gsmarena.com/samsung_i900_omnia-2422.php#)Yes, v2.0 with A2DPInfrared port (http://www.gsmarena.com/samsung_i900_omnia-2422.php#)NoUSB (http://www.gsmarena.com/samsung_i900_omnia-2422.php#)Yes, v2.0FeaturesOS (http://www.gsmarena.com/samsung_i900_omnia-2422.php#)Microsoft Window Mobile 6.1 ProfessionalMessaging (http://www.gsmarena.com/samsung_i900_omnia-2422.php#)SMS, EMS, MMS, Email, Instant MessagingBrowser (http://www.gsmarena.com/samsung_i900_omnia-2422.php#)WAP 2.0/xHTML, HTML, RSS feedsGames (http://www.gsmarena.com/samsung_i900_omnia-2422.php#)Yes + Java downloadableColors (http://www.gsmarena.com/samsung_i900_omnia-2422.php#)SilverCamera (http://www.gsmarena.com/samsung_i900_omnia-2422.php#)5 MP, 2592х1944 pixels, autofocus, image stabiliser, video, flash; secondary videocall camera - Built-in GPS receiver
- Java MIDP 2.0
- FM Radio with RDS
- MSOffice document viewer
- MP3/AAC/AAC+/WMA/OGG/AMR player
- DivX/XviD/WMV/MP4 player
- TV Out
- Voice memo
- Built-in handsfreeBattery Standard battery, Li-Ion 1440 mAhStand-by (http://www.gsmarena.com/samsung_i900_omnia-2422.php#)Talk time (http://www.gsmarena.com/samsung_i900_omnia-2422.php#)

nish
10 June 2008, 03:39 PM
http://i.gsmarena.com/vv/newsimg/08/06/samsung-i900/big.jpg The highly rumored Samsung i900 is finally unveiled by Samsung. Called Samsung i900 Omnia (http://www.gsmarena.com/samsung_i900_omnia-2422.php), this Windows Mobile PocketPC seems as a strong competitor of the rumored 3G iPhone, which should be announced today too. Of course, the feature set puts it head-to-head with HTC Touch Diamond (http://www.gsmarena.com/htc_touch_diamond-2368.php) too. However we have the feeling that the HTC TouchFLO 3D might be a bit more spectacular than what the Samsung i900 offers.
Samsung i900 Omnia will be first displayed at the CommunicAsia expo held in Singapore from June 17 to 20 but all details about its specifications are already made public.
Based on Windows Mobile 6.1 Pro, the Samsung i900 offers a 3.2-inch WideQVGA display (240 x 400 pixels) and an optical mouse much like the one found in the Samsung i780 (http://www.gsmarena.com/samsung_i780-2124.php). Camera-wise the Samsung i900 Omnia is one helluva amibitious handset - offering a 5 megapixel auto focus snapper with face and smile detection plus auto-panorama shot. Geotagging is also among the camera features since the i900 also packs a built-in GPS receiver.
As style has it, the Samsung i900 Omnia waistline is only 12.5mm and the brushed metal back certainly adds to its refined looks. That figure along with the other dimensions makes it rather identical to the Apple iPhone. Most importantly the i900 shares with the iPhone the same massive internal memory - both an 8GB and a 16GB i900 versions will be available with the microSD still present for further expanding those with up to 16 gigs worth of storage.
http://i.gsmarena.com/vv/newsimg/08/06/samsung-i900/thumb/gsmarena_004.jpg (http://www.gsmarena.com/samsung_i900_omnia_announced_live_pics_inside-news-519.php#) http://i.gsmarena.com/vv/newsimg/08/06/samsung-i900/thumb/gsmarena_001.jpg (http://www.gsmarena.com/samsung_i900_omnia_announced_live_pics_inside-news-519.php#) http://i.gsmarena.com/vv/newsimg/08/06/samsung-i900/thumb/gsmarena_002.jpg (http://www.gsmarena.com/samsung_i900_omnia_announced_live_pics_inside-news-519.php#) http://i.gsmarena.com/vv/newsimg/08/06/samsung-i900/thumb/gsmarena_003.jpg (http://www.gsmarena.com/samsung_i900_omnia_announced_live_pics_inside-news-519.php#)
Samsung i900 Omnia official photos
The specs sheet of the Samsung i900 is then boosted by the quad-band GSM/GPRS/EDGE support plus HSDPA 7.2Mbps. Thanks to the built-in accelerometer, the UI automatically rotates to follow the handset's current orientation. Wi-Fi support is also on board to make the i900 sound even juicier.
The USB port, FM radio with RDS and stereo Bluetooth (A2DP) are among the final touches to this loaded PocketPC.
And since touch-optimization is of critical importance when you strive to compete with Apple's iPhone, Samsung have also ported their TouchWiz user interface for use on Windows Mobile. We saw that Touch UI for the first time on the Samsung F480 (http://www.gsmarena.com/samsung_f480-2268.php) and we surely enjoyed it.
The Samsung i900 Omnia will be market available from June 2008 (Europe - July 2008), which also coincides with the projected availability of the new 3G iPhone.
Since we had the opportunity to spend some time with the Samsung i900 Omnia before its official release, we can gladly provide you with some more detailed real-life shots as well as a 3D view of Samsung i900 Omnia (http://www.gsmarena.com/samsung_i900_omnia-3d-spin-2422.php). Enjoy!
http://i.gsmarena.com/vv/newsimg/08/06/samsung-i900/phone/thumb/gsmarena_001.jpg (http://www.gsmarena.com/samsung_i900_omnia_announced_live_pics_inside-news-519.php#) http://i.gsmarena.com/vv/newsimg/08/06/samsung-i900/phone/thumb/gsmarena_002.jpg (http://www.gsmarena.com/samsung_i900_omnia_announced_live_pics_inside-news-519.php#) http://i.gsmarena.com/vv/newsimg/08/06/samsung-i900/phone/thumb/gsmarena_003.jpg (http://www.gsmarena.com/samsung_i900_omnia_announced_live_pics_inside-news-519.php#)
http://i.gsmarena.com/vv/newsimg/08/06/samsung-i900/phone/thumb/gsmarena_004.jpg (http://www.gsmarena.com/samsung_i900_omnia_announced_live_pics_inside-news-519.php#) http://i.gsmarena.com/vv/newsimg/08/06/samsung-i900/phone/thumb/gsmarena_005.jpg (http://www.gsmarena.com/samsung_i900_omnia_announced_live_pics_inside-news-519.php#) http://i.gsmarena.com/vv/newsimg/08/06/samsung-i900/phone/thumb/gsmarena_006.jpg (http://www.gsmarena.com/samsung_i900_omnia_announced_live_pics_inside-news-519.php#)
http://i.gsmarena.com/vv/newsimg/08/06/samsung-i900/phone/thumb/gsmarena_007.jpg (http://www.gsmarena.com/samsung_i900_omnia_announced_live_pics_inside-news-519.php#) http://i.gsmarena.com/vv/newsimg/08/06/samsung-i900/phone/thumb/gsmarena_008.jpg (http://www.gsmarena.com/samsung_i900_omnia_announced_live_pics_inside-news-519.php#) http://i.gsmarena.com/vv/newsimg/08/06/samsung-i900/phone/thumb/gsmarena_009.jpg (http://www.gsmarena.com/samsung_i900_omnia_announced_live_pics_inside-news-519.php#)
http://i.gsmarena.com/vv/newsimg/08/06/samsung-i900/phone/thumb/gsmarena_010.jpg (http://www.gsmarena.com/samsung_i900_omnia_announced_live_pics_inside-news-519.php#) http://i.gsmarena.com/vv/newsimg/08/06/samsung-i900/phone/thumb/gsmarena_011.jpg (http://www.gsmarena.com/samsung_i900_omnia_announced_live_pics_inside-news-519.php#) http://i.gsmarena.com/vv/newsimg/08/06/samsung-i900/phone/thumb/gsmarena_012.jpg (http://www.gsmarena.com/samsung_i900_omnia_announced_live_pics_inside-news-519.php#)
We've got our hands on the Samsung i900 Omnia

nish
10 June 2008, 03:49 PM
ی ی i900
Samsung i900 Omnia 3D view - 360 spin

http://www.gsmarena.com/samsung_i900_omnia-3d-spin-2422.php

nish
10 June 2008, 03:57 PM
- 21/03/87
یی ی ǘʝیی i900 Omnia ی ی .
ǡ ی i900 Omnia ی یی ی ی ی ی ی ی ی.
ی ی ی ی 1/6 ی ی ی 2/3یی .
ی ی ی ژی یی ǁیی ی .
ی ی i900 ی 12/5 ییی Wi-Fi USB ی FM ی .
ی ییی ی ی microSD TransFlash 16 یی ی ی.
ی јی http://www.mobna.com/mambots/content/glossarbot/info.gifGSM 850 / 900 / 1800 / 1900 ی ʘ ی ی .
ی یی ی ی ی ی ی ی ǘ ی ی ی.
ی یی ی i900 Omnia یی ی .

nish
10 June 2008, 04:02 PM
ی ژی ی ( i900 )



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nish
10 June 2008, 04:08 PM
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nish
10 June 2008, 04:09 PM
ی i900 ј " " Samsung France ی Ӂ ی یی ( ی ) ی ی.
ی "" ی یی "ی ǘ" ی ی ی ی ی ی 1/6 یԐ ی 3GSM ی یی Ӂی ѐ ی ϡ یی .
ی ی ی ی ی 5/3 یی ی ی 240 400 ǁیی ی ی ی microSDHC ی 16یی .
ی ی یی Ș HSDPA 2/7 ی ی "ی ی " ی ی ی WiFi ی یی ی 5 ǁیی ی .

nish
10 June 2008, 04:12 PM
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1. ی ی 6.1
2. ی 5 ǁی ی
3. Ԑ 624
4. GPS
5. 128 ی RAM 256 ی ROM
6. 16 یی ی
7. ی ی microSD
8. ی HSDPA ی 7.2 ی ی
9. ی 1480 یی

nish
10 June 2008, 04:14 PM
TouchWiz ( http://www.gsmaria.com/forum/images/smilies/cheshmak.gif ) .

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nish
10 June 2008, 04:16 PM
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3G Network (http://gsmaria.com/forum/redirector.php?url=http%3A%2F%2Fgsmaria.com%2Fforu m%2Fredirector.php%3Furl%3Dhttp%253A%252F%252Fwww. gsmarena.com%252Fnetwork-bands.php3) HSDPA 850 / 1900 / 2100
Announced (http://gsmaria.com/forum/redirector.php?url=http%3A%2F%2Fgsmaria.com%2Fforu m%2Fredirector.php%3Furl%3Dhttp%253A%252F%252Fwww. gsmarena.com%252Fsamsung_i900_omnia-2422.php%2523) 2008* June
Status (http://gsmaria.com/forum/redirector.php?url=http%3A%2F%2Fgsmaria.com%2Fforu m%2Fredirector.php%3Furl%3Dhttp%253A%252F%252Fwww. gsmarena.com%252Fsamsung_i900_omnia-2422.php%2523) Coming soon. Exp. release 2008* June
Size Dimensions (http://gsmaria.com/forum/redirector.php?url=http%3A%2F%2Fgsmaria.com%2Fforu m%2Fredirector.php%3Furl%3Dhttp%253A%252F%252Fwww. gsmarena.com%252Fsamsung_i900_omnia-2422.php%2523) 112 x 56.9 x 12.5 mm
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- Handwriting recognition
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10 June 2008, 04:18 PM
SEOUL, Korea (AVING) -- <Visual News> Samsung Electronics unveiled its global strategic phone 'OMNIA(model: SGH-i900)' in Korea market.

The OMNIA is powered by Windows Mobile 6.1 Professional and comes packed with MS Office. Even though the OMNIA has 3.2-inch WQVGA full touch screen, Samsung included an optical mouse for ease navigation.

The OMNIA also has a 5-megapixel CMOS camera with auto-focus, face and smile detection and auto-panorama shot. It comes up to 16GB memory configuration and additional storage can be added via extendable slot. Of course, a smart phone called OMNIA can't go without having a GPS including navigation and geo-tagging capabilities.

The OMNIA is Samsung's first ever Windows Mobile smart phone to feature TouchWiz that lets you personalize the home window with unique widgets. The high-resolution touch-sensitive screen uses intuitive tap, sweep, drag and drop operations as well as an on-screen qwerty keyboard.

The Samsung OMNIA will be unveiled at the upcoming CommunicAsia, Singapore from June 17 to 20 and commercially launched in the Southeast Asian market starting from the same week. The phone will be available in the European market from July. Suggested price is between 600,000(KRW) and 700,000(KRW).

nish
10 June 2008, 04:25 PM
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nish
10 June 2008, 04:28 PM
Rumours are great of they are true and this time the Samsung i900 Omnia has finally been revealed by Samsung themselves. The Samsung i900 Omnia is a Windows Mobile Pocket PC and apparently seems a great competitor of the Apple 3G iPhone which we doubt very much but hey we have to go on what a lot of people are saying, but an iPhone 3G killer cannot be true surely?
It does however put it up against the HTC Touch Diamond but then again the HTC device has the HTC TouchFLO 3D which in our eyes seems a little stronger than that of the Samsung i900. Anyway we will give you the details of this new mobile phone, the Samsung i900 Omnia will be first displayed at the CommunicAsia expo which is in Singapore from June 17th to June 20th even though all the details and specs have been announced.
It is based on Windows Mobile 6.1 Pro and the specs include a 3.2-inch Wide QVGA display (240 x 400 pixels) plus an optical mouse, it offers a 5 megapixel auto focus camera with face and smile detection plus auto-panorama shot, built-in GPS receiver and Geo-tagging, the Samsung i900 Omnia is only 12mm thin with a stunning brushed metal casing that does look hot, the i900 is the same as the iPhone when it comes to storage seeing as it will come in either 8GB and a 16GB versions and will be available with microSD.
The Samsung i900 has quad-band GSM/GPRS/EDGE support plus HSDPA 7.2Mbps and like the iPhone it also has the built-in accelerometer and Wi-Fi support, other specs include FM radio with RDS, stereo Bluetooth (A2DP), USB port and TouchWiz user interface. The Samsung i900 Omnia will go on sale from June 2008 and in Europe July 2008, you know around about the same time as the Apple 3G iPhone, wonder who will win

nish
10 June 2008, 04:29 PM
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10 June 2008, 04:32 PM
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nish
10 June 2008, 04:42 PM
Finally today Samsung brought Samsung i900 to our eyes after a long time of gossips around. Its popular name is Samsung i900 Omnia, so expect to hear this name a lot from now. It seems that it will be a competitor of the expected 3G iPhone. Also in terms of features, it is even close to HTC Touch Diamond which was announced few days ago.
First official exhibition of the Samsung i900 Omnia will be at the CommunicAsia expo which will be held in Singapore from June 17 to 20, but already all of the features of this phone is announced.
First of all, the Samung i900 has Windows Mobile 6.1 Pro as an operating system. In terms of display it features 3.2″ WideQVGA display which is 240400 pixels and an optical mouse which was known earlier in Samsung i780. Its camera is one of the best mobile cameras in town which is 5 megapixel with auto focus and face/smile detection and even auto-panaroma shot. Another feature of the camera is geotagging which is enabled by built-in GPS receiver of Omnia.
If we mention about how handsome it looks we should certainly tell about its 12.5mm wide waistline and its brushed metal back. Thus in terms of dimensions, we recall Apple iPhone. However most eye catching identity is that the Samsung i900 Omnia shares the same internal memory with iPhone. As in iPhone 8GB and 16GB versions will be available for purchase and this memory is expandable up to additional 16GB with microSD.
In terms of communication enhancement Samsung i900 Omnia has quad-band GSM/GPRS/EDGE support with HSDPA 7.2 Mbps. We also have Wi-Fi support which is very critical feature nowadays.
Finally there are some multimedia features like USB port, FM radioa with RDS and stereo Bluetooth with A2DP which makes this mobile a superstar.
In order to have a fair competition with iPhone, the Samsung i900 Omnia has also touch-optimization which is done by TouchWiz user interface to be utilized on Windows Mobile OS. Touch User Interface was featured on Samsung F480 for the first time and it was very successful.
As for the market release, the Samsung i900 Omnia will be on mobile markets starting from June 2008, but for European users, you expect to get it in July so it will be almost released same time with 3G iPhone for which release date is also expected around that time. However we still dont have exact price information

nish
10 June 2008, 04:45 PM
Samsung has officially announced the i900 as the Omnia. This will come in 16GB and 8GB versions, while the rest of the specs remain the same for both. The 16GB version will first be available at S$1,098 and those interested will be able to buy one right after CommunicAsia on June 17 from stores and operators. From the images provided by Samsung, the Omnia will come with the widget interface which we have seen in other devices like the Samsung SGH-F480 (http://asia.cnet.com/reviews/mobilephones/0,39051199,42657615p,00.htm)--the difference is that this will be the company's first Windows Mobile phone to sport it.


Leaked images and specifications have led to much speculation about the new Samsung SGH-i900, a Windows Mobile 6.1 PDA-phone. We had one in our hands for a few brief moments, and bring you this quick and dirty hands-on.

When we put it beside an iPhone (see more pictures of that after the jump), it was uncanny how similar its shape was to Apple's product. It's thicker than the iPhone but shorter in length. Typically Samsung, the i900 feels solidly built and has a brushed metal finish all around.
Most of the specifications posted online have been accurate. The i900 does indeed come with HSDPA, 16GB internal storage, a 5-megapixel camera and runs Windows Mobile 6.1. Aside from that, we also know it has a 624MHz Marvell processor, 128MB of RAM and haptic feedback.
For the uninitiated, haptic feedback in a mobile phone is designed to make the feeling of pressing an onscreen virtual button more realistic. If you use your finger on the i900, it buzzes slightly to let you know it has registered that touch. This was very useful when we tried out the custom Samsung text input applications--making it almost like typing on a real keypad.
Like the SGH-i780, the i900 also has an optical sensor for a directional pad. This can be used in two modes--as a regular four-way directional pad or as an onscreen mouse pointer. Pressing on this optical sensor selects.
Though we were not able to get pictures of the custom interface, Samsung seems pretty confident of the i900's usability with just fingers. We know this because the i900 doesn't have a stylus slot. It still has a stylus, but this is attached to the carrying case that will be bundled with the device.
An orientation sensor is built into the i900. When rotated, it does this fancy transition whereby the display shrinks and expands back to fill the screen in a different orientation. The 240 x 400 display does seem a little weird, but is not unheard of--we've seen it in the ASUS M930's internal display. It makes sense, too, if you are to use it as a media player because the aspect ratio is much closer to the 16:9 aspect ratio commonly seen in movie files. To that end, the i900 also comes with a media application that supports DivX and Xvid out of the box.
This device will be available soon, we believe. Surely Samsung will not delay it and let the HTC Touch Diamond hog the limelight. Our source suggested that it will be priced similar to the Diamond, which has an RRP of S$1,098.

nish
10 June 2008, 04:54 PM
Just as Apple fanboys are being whipped into hysteria over the iPhone 2 with an expected announcement at 6pm this evening at the Apple WWDC Developers Conference, Samsung comes along and dumps all over their party with the announcement of the Samsung i900 Omnia.
Now Samsung announcing a new phone is nothing new; indeed, the Korean manufacturer has so many phones in its line-up it seemingly announces one every day.
But the Samsung i900 Omnia is different from the rest. With a 3.2" haptic touchscreen interface, 7.2Mbps HSDPA connectivity, built-in GPS and Wi-Fi, and a gloriously updated touchscreen interface, it's nothing less than Samsung's very own iPhone 2 challenger.
Has it got what it takes to take on the latest Apple Jesus-phone? Find out after the jump...

Actually, you won't be able to find out until after 6pm tonight, when Apple finally get around to announcing the iPhone 2! But we can at least speculate on a few things.
Firstly, the Samsuing i900 Omnia will trounce the Apple iPhone 2 in the features department. We know this, because the original iPhone was roundly trounced by virtually all other phones. I mean, a poxy 2 megapixel camera and no video recorder on an up-market phone released in 2007? Ridiculous!
However, it was the quality of the iPhone's interface that made it what it was, not the features.
With the Samsung Omnia, though, things may have shifted against the iPhone. People have now become used to the concept of the touchscreen interface. Seemingly, every new phone released since the iPhone has come with one as standard, and the Omnia is no exception; neither, then, will the iPhone 2 be. It'll become just another touchscreen mobile phone.
Speculation surrounds the iPhone 2 coming with both a-GPS and HSDPA. We know for sure that the Omnia will come both, and that its HSDPA connection will be able to transfer data at an almighty 7.2Mbps. What will the iPhone 2 offer?
And then there are the camera facilities. The Omnia will offer a 5 megapixel camera complete with autofocus, image stabilisation and geo-tagging, as well as video recording and playback in both DivX and XVid formats. The original iPhone never even had a video camera; what will the iPhone 2 bring?
In fact, that's the question that's now being asked by every tech enthusiast; what will the iPhone 2 bring to the party? The original iPhone, though flawed, revolutionized the mobile phone industry. The new iPhone 2 looks set to make the iPhone right by finally providing the features the original iPhone should have had right from tbe start. In itself, this would be great news for both Apple and its users.
However, the mobile phone industry doens't stand still, and Apple's biggest mistake would be to release a phone that does what its previous model should have done all along, while the competition races ahead and releases genuine next-gen phones. It happened to Motorola, who only began making genuinely good RAZRs years after the original launched, but which were hopelessly outgunned by the competition even as they were released.
I hope the iPhone 2 has everything its fan-boys want, as Apple have so obviously disrupted the mobile phone market for the good of us all. One thing's for sure, though - just as the iPhone raised the bar for mobile phones, so the Samsung i900 Omnia has raised it further still. The iPhone 2 has a lot to prove if it's to take on the new pretenders to its crown.

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16 June 2008, 01:36 PM
SAMSUNG DEBUTS OMNIA - EVERYTHING YOU WISH FOR IN YOUR MOBILE


on Jun 09, 2008
The all-in-one maxi-phone fully loaded with top-of-the line multimedia enhanced smartphone features


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SEOUL, KOREA June 9 2008: Samsung Electronics Co., Ltd., a leading mobile phone provider, today announced the launch of Samsung OMNIA (model name: SGH-i900). It brings together high performance business content, top of the range style and a fun, dynamic multi-media experience, to ensure consumers are always connected both at home and at work. OMNIA, meaning everything in Latin and wish in Arabic, goes beyond the current top-of-the-line features available in todays mobile phones. The OMNIA will be available to the market from June 2008.

Bringing a PC environment to Mobile

The new Samsung OMNIA allows users to switch seamlessly between Microsoft Outlook email and productivity applications that replicate the look and feel of their PC - with a stroke of their finger.

Based on the most up to date Windows Mobile 6.1 Professional operating system, Samsung OMNIA gives users a mobile extension to their PC experience, with access to MS Office documents such as PowerPoint, Excel and Word. Users can also send and receive email and manage their appointments in Outlook while on the go. The Windows Mobile 6.1 Professional operating system means users can download additional programs as they would on their PC and customize it for their individual needs. For ease of navigation an optical mouse similar to those on laptop computers offers improved usability and one-handed control.


Vivid, lively multimedia experience

Samsung OMNIA delivers the ultimate in digital entertainment thanks to a wide 3.2-inch WQVGA LCD screen for viewing videos and slide shows in high-resolution and advanced audio capabilities. MultiCodec support for DivX, Xvid and other video formats eliminates the hassle of file format conversions. Users also have the assurance of a long-life detachable battery for extended playback.

Samsung OMNIA also comes with a five-megapixel CMOS camera with the latest value-added features, which include auto-focus (AF), face and smile detection and auto-panorama shot.

The handsets generous internal memory (available in 8GB or 16 GB capacity options and extendable slot for additions) ensures ample storage space for digital assets.

Rounding out the fully comprehensive feature set, Samsung OMNIA also offers GPS, including navigation and geo-tagging capabilities, so users can get their bearings wherever work or life takes them.


The One and Only mobile with everything in touch

Samsungs patented TouchWiz user interface makes entering data and text simple. With unique widgets, users can customise and personalise the way they use their phone. The Samsung OMNIA's high resolution touch-sensitive screen uses intuitive tap, sweep, drag and drop operations as well as an on-screen qwerty keyboard. It also facilitates easy and convenient calling and texting with a dedicated dome key for controlling communications.


Samsungs pursuit for design perfection

The Samsung OMNIA presents Samsungs leadership in design. With maxi-phone capabilities, it boasts a slender, chic form, so users can step out in style. It features an ultra-slim 12.5-mm profile and a platinum-look finish that fits snugly in the palm of the users hand. The elegant hairline patterns on the back of the phone bring the perfection in style.

Geesung Choi, President of Samsung Telecommunication Business, said: I am very excited to introduce Samsung OMNIA, a mobile device that truly delivers the best possible features for todays busy, connected consumer. Samsung OMNIA demonstrates our vision for the Samsung mobile business, which is to provide premium phones for users who desire functionality, style, usability and entertainment in one innovative device. The OMNIA mobile range will help users to be at the forefront of work and play and at the same time, to stay connected anytime, anywhere.

The Samsung OMNIA will be unveiled at CommunicAsia, Singapore from June 17 to 20 and commercially launched in the Southeast Asian market starting from the same week. The phone will be available in the European market from July.


About Samsung Electronics

Samsung Electronics Co., Ltd. is a global leader in semiconductor, telecommunication, digital media and digital convergence technologies with 2007 consolidated sales of US$103.4 billion. Employing approximately 150,000 people in 134 offices in 62 countries, the company consists of four main business units: Digital Media Business, LCD Business, Semiconductor Business, and Telecommunication Business. Recognized as one of the fastest growing global brands, Samsung Electronics is a leading producer of digital TVs, memory chips, mobile phones and TFT-LCDs. For more information, please visit www.samsung.com.

nish
16 June 2008, 02:36 PM
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nish
17 June 2008, 12:21 PM
Samsung officially took the wrappers off of the OMNIA (http://samsungomnia.com/) at CommunicAsia 2008 (CMMA 2008) in Singapore. Our editor from SlashPhone was at the press launch, and took a boat load of images for your viewing pleasure.


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While the Samsung Omnia is no iPhone 3G killer, it will surely kick the crap out of all the other Windows Mobile 6.1 powered devices on the market. That my friends also include the HTC Diamond (http://www.phonemag.com/htc-touch-diamond-unboxing-first-impressions-063095.php) and Touch Pro (http://htctouchpro.com/). Similar to the HTC Diamond and Touch Pro, Samsung wrapped Windows Mobile 6.1 with TouchWiz (http://samsungtocco.com/) making life easier for owners to navigate through the menus and getting to the things they need quicker.


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Its hard to beat the OMNIAs 5-megapixel CMOS camera (http://www.phonemag.com/samsung-omnia-hands-on-at-communicasia-2008-063173.php#) with auto-focus (AF), face and smile detection and auto-panorama shot. While the HTC Diamond comes with 4GB of user storage memory, the OMNIA comes in 8 or 16GB memory configuration and additional storage can be added via extendable slot. The HTC Diamond lacks the ability to expand for additional storage. Of course, a smart phone called OMNIA cant go without having a GPS, including navigation and geo-tagging capabilities, so youd never get lost wherever you are.


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My biggest problem using the HTC Diamond is that the keys are slightly smaller on the 2.8-inch screen while the OMNIAs 3.2-inch WQVGA TFT LCD display offers a wider and larger keys to press on. Theres also QWERTY keyboard in portrait mode. The high-resolution touch-sensitive screen uses intuitive tap, sweep, drag and drop operations as well as an on-screen QWERTY keyboard. It also facilitates easy and convenient calling and texting with a dedicated dome key for controlling communications.


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While the Samsung OMNIA is nowhere near the size and thickness of the HTC Diamond, I find it much more practical, especially if youve got fat fingers. Its still pretty ultra-slim measuring 12.5mm and has a platinum look finish. Samsung added details such as elegant hairline patterns on the back of the phone to bring the perfection in style.


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The Samsung Omnia will be available in Singapore this week, followed by Europe at the end of
July. China and Taiwan will get the Omnia in August. The Omnia will cost about 1098 SGD for the
16GB configuration without contract in Singapore. No information on the availability or pricing on the 8GB version yet.
Enjoy the image gallery! Phone Magazines review unit of Samsung Omnia should be arriving any day now. So make sure to check back for a full review!

nish
17 June 2008, 12:23 PM
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nish
17 June 2008, 12:24 PM
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nish
17 June 2008, 12:24 PM
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nish
17 June 2008, 12:25 PM
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nish
23 June 2008, 03:04 PM
ی ј ی ی ی ی i900 ی ی ی ی ی . ی ی 8 2008 یی ی ј ی ی یی . ی i900 ی ٬ ی ی یی ی ی ی ی .
ی ی И ی ی ی iPhone 3G ی 8 16 یی ی ( i900 iPhone) .یi900 ی ی 112x56.9x12.5mmی ی ی ی . ی ی ی یԐ 3.2 یی Touch Screen ی ی65k ی . ی ی 3.2 یی ی 240*400 ی ی ی (Handwriting recognition) ی .



http://www.writeage.com/images/june-mobile-news-samsung-i900.jpg

ی ی internal memory ی ی Nokia N96 (http://www.writeage.com/nokia_n96_mobile_review.html) iPhone 3G ی 16 یی ی ی microSD 16 یی ی .
ی ی ی ی یی X1 ی ی HTC Touch Diamond ی ǘ ی ی ی ی ی ј ی Microsoft Window Mobile 6.1 Professional ی ی ی ی ی ی .
i900 ی ی 5 ǁیی LED ی ی ی ی ی ی ی ی ی ی ژ ی ی ی ی .
ی ی ی ی GPS ی یی ی یی ǘ ی ی ی یی ی ی یی ییی DVD . ی ی TouchFLO ی ی ی ی ی ј HTC ی ϡ ی ی .
ی i900 Omnia ی ی ی 1440mAh ی ی ی ی ی ی ی . ی ی ی ی یی June ی ی ی ی یی ی ی ی ی July ی .


ی ی ی ی ј ј Motorolla ی ی ј ی ی ی ی ی ی ی ј ی ی ی ی.
: writeage (http://www.writeage)

SMN
23 June 2008, 05:22 PM
ی Ԙ ی 320x400 ی ی ی ی !
320x480 ǁ ی
ی ی ی ی ی ǁ ݘ Ȑ.

mil-i300
23 June 2008, 06:50 PM
...!!

SMN
24 June 2008, 01:48 AM
...!!
ی ی ی ی ی!

mil-i300
24 June 2008, 05:04 PM
Wallpaper ...
..... .........!!

480*640 ...!!!:icon_razz

SMN
27 June 2008, 12:03 AM
Wallpaper ...
..... .........!!

480*640 ...!!!:icon_razz
ی HTC ی! :icon_arro

mil-i300
27 June 2008, 09:48 AM
ی HTC ی! :icon_arro

...!!!
...:icon_evil

SMN
27 June 2008, 01:31 PM
...!!!
...:icon_evil
ی ی ی Ȑ
ݘ ی ی ی ی ی Xperia X1 ی ی ی N96 ی ݘ ی ی ǁ ی ی ی 500$ ی ی ی ی 199 ی ی ی ی ʘ ی!
ی ی N73 ی ی N96 ی ی !
ی ی ییی ی یی یی ی ی . ی ی ی Ȑ ی ی ی .

mil-i300
27 June 2008, 02:34 PM
ǐ X1 ... HTC ...!!! ǐ N96 ...!!!

ǁ ...!!! Ǎ..!!!

N73 N96 .... N73 .. ...!!!

... ..!!!

saeidddm
27 June 2008, 11:46 PM
Wallpaper ...
..... .........!!

480*640 ...!!!:icon_razz
ی 400240 ی ی 16:9 :icon_sad:


ی یی ی ی ǁی ی ی :icon_sad::icon_sad:

Light
27 June 2008, 11:56 PM
ی ی ی ی ی HTC Diamond

nish
29 June 2008, 02:38 PM
Description


Touch media.
Enjoy a 5 mega-pixel camera, Bluetooth & Wi-Fi with a stunning 3.5" touch sensitive display.


Features: Operating SystemWindows Mobile 6.1 Professional
Dimensions112mm (L) x 56mm (W) x 12.5mm (H)GSM/GPRSQuad-Band 850/900/1800/1900MHzBluetoothYesCamera5 mega-pixelMemory CardmicroSDHC
Touch:
Intuitive touch. The Samsung i900's Sweep UI (User Interface) lets you control the Samsung i900 with simple and intuitive gesutres and touches; scroll, pan, flip or zoom with a single touch. The large WVGA display and touch sensitive screen brings full control to your fingertips, literally


Move:
Let the Samsung i900 move with you. A built in accelerometer lets the Samsung i900 automatically adjust to whatever angle you hold. Shake, flip or spin and the Samsung i900 adapts displaying extra menu options, switching movies to wide-screen or simply adjusting the display to the most comfortable angle.


Photography:
Capture special moments with the Samsung i900. A 5 mega-pixel camera with auto focus, LED flash lets you take digital camera quality photographs without your camera. Face detection technology automatically tracks faces in photographs making sure they are always in focus and sharp.


Guide:
Let the i900 guide you, literally. Assisted GPS combines with your favourite navigation software to take you where you need to go. Do more then just navigation. The Assisted GPS capability of the i900 and location based services lets you find useful and popular locations around you. Find cash points, clubs, cinemas, restaurants, what ever you need.


Office:
Make better use of time. The Samsung i900 offers the full suite of applications to let you make the most of your time. Create and edit Microsoft Office documents on the go. Get e-mails delivered instantly with push e-mail to always know what's happening. Full Microsoft Exchange support lets you collect e-mails, schedule meetings and update your schedule information on the move.


Wireless Media:
Turn your Samsung i900 into a wireless jukebox with DLNA support. DLNA (Digital Living Network Alliance) allows your Samsung i900 to connect to other DLNA & Wi-Fi compatible devices turning into into a wireless multi-media jukebox. Watch movies on your TV sent directly from your Samsung i900, send high quality stereo music directly to your DLNA enabled hi-fi all without wires.


Internet:
Find what you need. High speed 3G & Wi-Fi let you connect to the internet at broadband speeds. The installed Opera web browser intelligently scales complete web pages to fit the Samsung i900.


Media:
Relax with the Samsung i900. The built in media player and large hi-res screen lets you watch movies, listen to MP3's or unwind listening to your favourite radio show. 8GB of on-board memory and microSDHC slot provides space for over 4000 songs.


Package Contents - Samsung i900
- Battery (1500 mAh)
- Mains charger
- Data Cable
- User guide
- Software CD


Price: $949.00

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29 June 2008, 05:11 PM
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30 June 2008, 01:40 PM
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Well start evaluation with daylight images. Although the weather hasnt been our good friend in the past weeks, but we still managed to catch an afternoon with bright sunlight: we just couldnt wish for better circumstances. We have intentionally used the automatic settings and set light metering to center weighted where we could. We have also set sensitivity to automatic, as in such a nice weather we were sure that the phones will choose the lowest ISO value and if they dont then they deserve to get marked down because of the noisy pictures.


Samsung G600 / Samsung G810 / Samsung i900 / Samsung U900
http://mobilearsenal.com/dl/rev/2008-06/2258/1_g600_crop.jpg (http://www.mobilarena.hu/dl/rev/2008-06/2258/1_g600_large.jpg) http://mobilearsenal.com/dl/rev/2008-06/2258/1_g810_crop.jpg (http://www.mobilarena.hu/dl/rev/2008-06/2258/1_g810_large.jpg) http://mobilearsenal.com/dl/rev/2008-06/2258/1_i900_crop.jpg (http://www.mobilarena.hu/dl/rev/2008-06/2258/1_i900_large.jpg) http://mobilearsenal.com/dl/rev/2008-06/2258/1_u900_crop.jpg (http://www.mobilarena.hu/dl/rev/2008-06/2258/1_u900_large.jpg)
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Nokia N82 / Sony Ericsson C902 / LG KF750 Secret / Samsung F480
The best picture was obviously taken by LG KF750, it has low noise, lots of details and nice colors. The images taken by Samsung G600 and U900 are also okay, i900 also performed well; it just over-exposed the image a bit. The performance of C902 and G810 was medium; both had high image noise, while in the case of N82 the edges of the image are very blurred. The anti-award goes to F480, it took a picture which is poor in details, blurred and has very soft tones.

Samsung G600 / Samsung G810 / Samsung i900 / Samsung U900
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http://mobilearsenal.com/dl/rev/2008-06/2258/2_n82_crop.jpg (http://www.mobilarena.hu/dl/rev/2008-06/2258/2_n82_large.jpg) http://mobilearsenal.com/dl/rev/2008-06/2258/2_c902_crop.jpg (http://www.mobilarena.hu/dl/rev/2008-06/2258/2_c902_large.jpg) http://mobilearsenal.com/dl/rev/2008-06/2258/2_secret_crop.jpg http://mobilearsenal.com/dl/rev/2008-06/2258/2_f480_crop.jpg (http://www.mobilarena.hu/dl/rev/2008-06/2258/2_f480_large.jpg)
Nokia N82 / Sony Ericsson C902 / LG KF750 Secret / Samsung F480

nish
30 June 2008, 01:43 PM
Samsung G600 / Samsung G810 / Samsung i900 / Samsung U900
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http://mobilearsenal.com/dl/rev/2008-06/2258/3_n82_crop.jpg (http://www.mobilarena.hu/dl/rev/2008-06/2258/3_n82_large.jpg) http://mobilearsenal.com/dl/rev/2008-06/2258/3_c902_crop.jpg (http://www.mobilarena.hu/dl/rev/2008-06/2258/3_c902_large.jpg) http://mobilearsenal.com/dl/rev/2008-06/2258/3_secret_crop.jpg (http://www.mobilarena.hu/dl/rev/2008-06/2258/3_secret_large.jpg) http://mobilearsenal.com/dl/rev/2008-06/2258/3_f480_crop.jpg (http://www.mobilarena.hu/dl/rev/2008-06/2258/3_secret_f480.jpg)
Nokia N82 / Sony Ericsson C902 / LG KF750 Secret / Samsung F480
After this we have turned on night mode and turned 90 degrees to take a picture of something else. i900 was finished with this mode, it set sensitivity to ISO 50 and light metering to spot, and the result was an image underexposed with a couple of light values although there would be no problems with the details. The change made no good for U900 and F480, both took overexposed, blurred images. G810 had better results, although it has a considerable amount of noise. N82 still leads the pack, Secret remained at the zero it started with, while C902 is no big deal. G600 took a slightly better image; the reason for this is under the sample images.

Samsung G600 / Samsung G810 / Samsung i900 / Samsung U900
http://mobilearsenal.com/dl/rev/2008-06/2258/4_g600_crop.jpg (http://www.mobilarena.hu/dl/rev/2008-06/2258/4_g600_large.jpg) http://mobilearsenal.com/dl/rev/2008-06/2258/4_g810_crop.jpg (http://www.mobilarena.hu/dl/rev/2008-06/2258/4_g810_large.jpg) http://mobilearsenal.com/dl/rev/2008-06/2258/4_i900_crop.jpg (http://www.mobilarena.hu/dl/rev/2008-06/2258/4_i900_large.jpg) http://mobilearsenal.com/dl/rev/2008-06/2258/4_u900_crop.jpg (http://www.mobilarena.hu/dl/rev/2008-06/2258/4_u900_large.jpg)
http://mobilearsenal.com/dl/rev/2008-06/2258/4_n82_crop.jpg (http://www.mobilarena.hu/dl/rev/2008-06/2258/4_n82_large.jpg) http://mobilearsenal.com/dl/rev/2008-06/2258/4_c902_crop.jpg (http://www.mobilarena.hu/dl/rev/2008-06/2258/4_c902_large.jpg) http://mobilearsenal.com/dl/rev/2008-06/2258/4_secret_crop.jpg (http://www.mobilarena.hu/dl/rev/2008-06/2258/4_secret_large.jpg) http://mobilearsenal.com/dl/rev/2008-06/2258/4_f480_crop.jpg (http://www.mobilarena.hu/dl/rev/2008-06/2258/4_secret_f480.jpg)
Nokia N82 / Sony Ericsson C902 / LG KF750 Secret / Samsung F480
The table below contains the shutter speed, based on EXIF information. U900 and G810 wont stress the users with such information, so we cant say anything about them, but in the case of the others it turned out what does the night mode do. In the case of G600 shutter speed increased significantly, as in AUTO mode, the camera used 1 second shutter speed in the dark, which is mostly impossible to keep in hand without shaking. All the others, with the exception of i900, have decreased shutter speed, I think that too much, as 1/4 second is still too long to keep the camera steady, even more in case of a small and light phone.

nish
30 June 2008, 01:47 PM
Pictures taken with flash
Finally we have tried the flash in complete darkness. None of the phones had problems with focusing, when there was no AF light, the flash started to function. On the test pictures you can see that the phones that have Xenon flash (G810 and N82) are the best, and from the others only i900 produced a usable photo. The weakest is U900s built-in flash, but the others cant be proud of their accomplishments either. C902s image is the strangest, it is characterized by bad white balance and very high image noise.

Samsung G600 / Samsung G810 / Samsung i900 / Samsung U900
http://mobilearsenal.com/dl/rev/2008-06/2258/5_g600_crop.jpg (http://www.mobilarena.hu/dl/rev/2008-06/2258/5_g600_large.jpg) http://mobilearsenal.com/dl/rev/2008-06/2258/5_g810_crop.jpg (http://www.mobilarena.hu/dl/rev/2008-06/2258/5_g810_large.jpg) http://mobilearsenal.com/dl/rev/2008-06/2258/5_i900_crop.jpg (http://www.mobilarena.hu/dl/rev/2008-06/2258/5_i900_large.jpg) http://mobilearsenal.com/dl/rev/2008-06/2258/5_u900_crop.jpg (http://www.mobilarena.hu/dl/rev/2008-06/2258/5_u900_large.jpg)
http://mobilearsenal.com/dl/rev/2008-06/2258/5_n82_crop.jpg (http://www.mobilarena.hu/dl/rev/2008-06/2258/5_n82_large.jpg) http://mobilearsenal.com/dl/rev/2008-06/2258/5_c902_crop.jpg (http://www.mobilarena.hu/dl/rev/2008-06/2258/5_c902_large.jpg) http://mobilearsenal.com/dl/rev/2008-06/2258/5_secret_crop.jpg (http://www.mobilarena.hu/dl/rev/2008-06/2258/5_secret_large.jpg) http://mobilearsenal.com/dl/rev/2008-06/2258/5_f480_crop.jpg (http://www.mobilarena.hu/dl/rev/2008-06/2258/5_secret_f480.jpg)
Nokia N82 / Sony Ericsson C902 / LG KF750 Secret / Samsung F480

Probably not many of you know what a Xenon flash is and why is it good for us, so heres the time to clear things up. Well, these types of flashes have the most basic difference from the others that they work with gas. It was a joke, but its almost true: there is a pipe, filled with Xenon gas, and on the two edges there are electrodes, between which electrons start moving in case of an impulse. These react with the atoms of the gas, and thus the flash is produced. The only problem is that this needs high voltage, many hundreds or thousands of Volts, or otherwise the electron wont move fast enough to react with Xenon. As we know cell phones are not famous for their batteries of thousands of Volts, and thats why transformers come to aid, and this can increase voltage in such a manner that is enough to create the reaction. The whole thing is better then LED flashes because it has a more powerful light, but since such a voltage cannot be kept for a long time, these flashes cant be continuously lit. Users opinions are different in the matter if this is good or bad, as there are many who use the conventional LED flashes as a flashlight. The perfect solution would be to include both light sources on the phone, and the LED flash could even be used as an AF light, although for such a purpose focused light is required.

nish
30 June 2008, 02:52 PM
Samsung i900 Omnia


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Our last Samsung phone is i900, based on the Windows Mobile operating system. Our regular readers probably know that the device we have is a prototype used for long-term testing, and it is here in this article, since Samsung claimed that the cameras software is already final. Still, we didnt have this impression.
Even in spite of were talking about Windows, the software is still quite advanced. There are thirteen preset modes and fourteen effects to choose from, there is face- and smile-recognition, high dynamics range, but exposure sound cannot be turned off, although we think that this should be a default feature. Another weak spot is that we can take images in a sequence only at QVGA resolution, while the sensitivity range is quite short (ISO 50 - ISO 200).

nish
30 June 2008, 03:04 PM
As we have promised we continue the testing of the i900 prototype we received from Samsung.
I'll first talk about the phone's exterior and the use of materials, as from this point of view the handset can be considered as being final. Judging beauty is a completely subjective thing, it's sure that I like the colors and the use of materials very much, they are completely okay. On the front there is a 3.2" touchscreen, which has an aspect ratio of 16:9 and a resolution of 240 x 400 pixels. Probably most of you now have a question mark above your heads (you know, like the ones in the cartoons), I was in the same situation, so my first question I had for Samsung was regarding the resolution of Omnia: why isn't it higher? There is no official answer yet, but we think that its due to energy saving. Anyhow, this is a very important matter too, and the 624 MHz CPU probably eats a lot of energy. The battery in the prototype is a 1440 mAh one, but all up-to-date news tell the same.

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The display is a high quality one, although it ius very pixelated for someone who is used to VGA resolution. Brightness is ok, but it's still a bit hard to read in bright sunlight, there is still room for imporvements in this matter. The phone gives vibrating feedback for tapping, it does so even for keypresses: I liked this very much, I was much more confident when playing around with the software - this feature can of course be disabled.

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I have strayed off a bit from the topic, so let's get back to the use of materials. There is a shiny part around the display, on the bottom there are the call handling buttons and a button that works as a d-pad and a mouse too - I'll write in more detail about how to use this in the next post in the topic. The frame of the fron is silvery and is a real fingerprint collector. This part looks as if it were made of metal, just like the keys, but neither are, they are in fact plastic, but a high quality one. The back is also brushed, but not metal, I think that this is a bit lower quality than the front parts. The sides of the handset are black, on the top right part there is a button that launches the Samsung menu, while in the bottom part there are the volume control keys and the camera's exposure key. There is nothing on the bottom, while on the left we can see the connector for the data cable/headset, on the top the wristband's hook is placed. The power button is on top - this unfortunately has not been tailored for my finger, it is very small, but - as I have observed about three minutes ago - it can shine in many colors, nice.

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Thanks to the software that came out yesterday, the phone got much faster, although there are some parts that are problematic, but if development goes on so fast than in two weeks time there will be no problems with it. Just for the sake of curiosity I ran a pocket PC Mark, and i wanted to run VsBenchmark too, but it hung and exited with the error message you can see at the bottom of this page.
Pocket PC Mark v1.03Dhrystone Benchmark (CPU)89.50 MIPSWhetstone Benchmark (CPU)5.87 MWIPSMemory Benchmark629.18 pointsFile system Benchmark339.89 pointsGraphics Benchmark173.70 points
The Dhrystone CPU test is no big deal, but Whetstone is more realistic, anyway I think that there will be better results later. The mark for the memory is quite good (we could say its exceptional), but what is really shocking is the speed of the file system: it got 339.89 marks. I can't really remember which has been the largest number ever in this test, but I think it was around 110-120 points, but I'm sure that no device managed to achieve a score higher than 150 marks. The graphical test also had good results, but I think this could be even better. Next week, when the new ROM will arrive, we'll see if the engineers managed to improve stuff, while next time I'll write about the unique menu system and text entry.

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VsBenchmark hung up and Samsung's unique menu system

nish
30 June 2008, 03:07 PM
We now continue our blog, and say a thanks for the positive feedback and the questions you sent! I would first like to react to these questions.
In the image viewer zooming in/out the images can be done by magic and with virtual buttons too. The latter one excludes the possibility of making a mistake, while the first one works like scrolling on a notebook's touchpad: we have to stroke our finger on the right side of the screen for zooming. By the way, this works anywhere on the phone, we can even zoom SMS messages! I would like to discuss video playback of movies optimized for computer viewing in a later entry, as I'm not sure that it's a good idea to discuss this at the current software version. I would also like to leave GPS and navigation for a later time, but I'll have a few words about positioning. If we download the current position of the satellites from the net (file size is not more than a couple of kB) then the phone determines our position in a minute, while this process takes a couple of minutes if we don't have this file, so it's completely average. Let's have a look at the phone's physical properties: 112 x 56 x 12.5 mm, and it weighs 127 grams. The plexi that covers the display is made of a hard plastic, it doesn't seem vulnerable at all, it looks rather resistant. I'll also discuss stuff related to internet and WiFi in a later post, as the Opera Mobile 9.5 on the phone deserves a separate story. I didn't get a headset or a stylus with the phone, the latter doesn't really have any room in the case, so it's an external accessory.
And now let's talk about the main topic of this post, the menu system. Before anything else, here's a video which probably demonstrates the speed of the phone quite well, and there are some really spectacular things in it - like the screen rotation animation.

At the beginning of the video we can see the Today screen, which has widgets, just like F480. These are on hand fast, much faster then on F480, but on the other hand animations are still stuttery sometimes. Screen rotation isn't: the phone has a built-in gyroscope to sense how are we currently holding it, and it adjusts the screen according to this. The stick mouse works nice, this was the favorite feature on Omnia of many of my friends.
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Widget's on the Today screen, Start menu that can be controlled with a finger
Samsung's proprietary menu system can be accessed with the soft key on the right. This is exactly like on F480, but it's a thousand times faster. At these parts, as opposed to the Start menu, the scrolling routine works, but, as you can see it on the video, its speed and efficiency are still far from perfect. The manufacturer, however, is working on this, it has evolved a lot compared to the previous version, so we should be optimistic! The menu has 12 icons, Omnia uses a 3 x 4 layout in portrait view and 6 x 2 in landscape.

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Samsung's proprietary menu system

The virtual keyboard is "iPhone-like", meaning that it has QWERTY layout and can be used with fingers perfectly. Besides the full keyboard there are two other views, you can take a look at all of them on the pictures below. Entering accented letters is a bit difficult currently, but the algorithm is good, we can enter words at a proer speed and certainty.

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nish
30 June 2008, 03:44 PM
ی I900
http://downloadcenter.samsung.com/content/UM/200806/20080620084746031_SGH-i900_UG_Sea_Eng_Rev.1.0_080620.pdf

nish
12 July 2008, 12:34 PM
It's PocketPC playoffs and HTC are giving Samsung a match at the GSM Arena. With two of the stars of the season arriving in our office all at once, we thought it's a heck of an opportunity for some Diamond-Omnia-Diamond-Omnia-Diamond-Omnia game-set-match with a pinch of iPhone flavor. We got two aces up to the challenge, so sit back and stretch out. Ah well, get that six-pack too and join us for the kick-off.
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HTC Touch Diamond official photos
Diamond over Omnia:

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VGA display (2.8-inch, 480 x 640 pixels)
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TouchFLO 3D Home screen (better than Omnia's Touchwiz UI)
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Nicer design
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More compact body
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Lighter weight
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Active magnetic stylus (Omnia has no stylus slot)
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Touch-sensitive scroll wheel (better than Omnia's optical joystick)
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Better sunlight legibility (by a small margin)
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Standard miniUSB slot (as opposed to Samsung's proprietary custom plus)
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Dedicated graphics chip with 64MB memory
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Comes with the amusing Teeter game (uses the accelerometer)
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Has pre-installed YouTube client and MP3 Trimmer application for ringtones

Better video playback performance

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Samsung i900 Omnia official photos
Omnia over Diamond:

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Bigger, though lower-res display (3.2", 240 x 400 pixels)
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Has a better, more solid build and finish
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Almost double battery life
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Better CPU performance (by a nice margin according to software benchmarks)
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Quad-band GSM support (Diamond has two versions to cover all the four bands)
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microSD card slot (Diamond has none)
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8 or 16 GB of storage memory (Diamond has 4GB)
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Much better 5 megapixel camera (better processing, higher resolution, face and smile detection, geotagging)
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TV-out (Diamond lacks that)
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Landscape QWERTY keyboard (Diamond has one but only in browser)
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Auto screen rotation is available in all applications and can be switched off
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Comes with DivX video support (Diamond has none, but DivX players can be installed)

Has pre-installed a custom Alarms app, a Video editor and a unit converter

Samsung i900 Omnia and HTC Touch Diamond might differ here and there in specs but no doubt we're talking fine top-of-the-shelf species. Never before have Windows Mobile powered devices been so rich in features without being coyote-ugly (another way of saying TyTN-bulky).
It's been a year now since Apple iPhone is out and its ground-breaking user interface took the industry by a storm. Windows Mobile however still fails to pick up the gauntlet thrown by the iPhone so device manufacturers are creating their own customized touch interfaces that don't necessarily require a stylus to make the Microsoft OS a bit more competitive and much more intuitive.

It took almost a year to see all manufacturers introduce their solutions. With the HTC Touch Diamond we are looking at the third generation TouchFLO UI - a really mature and impressive piece of software. The Omnia and its TouchWiz UI is Samsung's first attempt in this field, but they're building on their expertise in full touchscreen feature phones and they have achieved some impressive results too.

So you already probably guess that we will be spicing up today's Windows Mobile competition with a few Apple iPhone quotes. With the iPhone 3G just behind the corner, we think that several key generic comparisons might be of use to most of you. But for starters, check out some photos of the contenders lining up for the Windows Mobile cup. Slick, aye?
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HTC Touch Diamond
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Samsung i900 Omnia
Before we begin today's match, we should warn you about the units we are testing. The Samsung i900 Omnia is still a beta version, while the HTC Touch Diamond is a retail unit. However, dozens of bugs are being reported for the Diamond recently, so it isn't actually as stable as it should be. In fact, HTC are struggling to polish the Diamond performance, which - even though utterly impressive - is rather unfinished at its launch. Looks like HTC made haste to beat the iPhone 3G announcement.
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The three hottest touch devices of the season
In all fairness, the both handsets seem pretty stable at this point so their non-final status is not an issue and we can get to reviewing them in detail.
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The two contenders for the WinMo throne
Join us after the jump for the first round - hardware comparison

nish
12 July 2008, 12:35 PM
Design and construction


HTC Touch Diamond measures only 102 x 51 x 11.5 mm, while Samsung i900 Omnia stands at 112 x 56.9 x 12.5 mm. The extra centimeter of height and the 5 millimeters of width do make a difference, even if that's not so obvious in the photos. The Diamond feels really better in hand, while the Samsung is on the hefty side. Still both devices are slim enough and easily pocketable, so there probably won't be a great number of people to be put off by size either way.
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The two contenders for the WinMo throne
The weight of the Omnia is 127 grams, which is a good 17 grams more than the HTC Touch Diamond. Heavy as it sounds for a regular phone, in the world of PocketPC those numbers are actually quite an achievement. There is only a handful of Windows Mobile Pro powered devices out there to weigh significantly less than the Omnia and only the LG KS20 is more lightweight than the Diamond.
Our preferences definitely go with the HTC Touch Diamond when design is in question. Now don't get us wrong - the Samsung i900 Omnia is by no means ugly or something but it is simply not as chic as the gem-inspired HTC device. In fact, the all-around metallic frame gives the i900 a very sophisticated and stylish look. Here is a bunch of photos of the two handsets, so you can make up your mind.
Both devices have similar front panel layout. The earpieces are placed dead center at the top, with the video-call cams to the right. The Samsung i900 Omnia ambient light sensor is next to the secondary camera, while the one on HTC Touch Diamond is integrated in the earpiece grill.
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The top of the front panel is similar on both handsets
Next in line are the displays - a 3.2" QVGA unit is the Samsung way, while the Diamond features a 2.8" VGA screen. Both will get their due coverage a little later in the article.
Talking about hardware controls on the front panel, the HTC Touch Diamond definitely has an advantage over its South Korean competitor. It has four keys and a D-pad with a touch-enabled scroll wheel around it. The back key and the home screen shortcut might be a welcome perk for many and a serious advantage - in terms of handling - for the Diamond.
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HTC Touch Diamond has more hardware controls on the front panel than the Omnia
The back key is a novelty among Windows Mobile devices, and a welcome novelty we might add. It is really taking user-friendliness a level up. After all, almost all other phones have it and it was about time WinMo gadgets caught up.
The Diamond's scroll wheel also deserves some attention. It is really nice to use and adds a bit of fun to some of the applications. Unfortunately, its use is limited to picture and web browsing (zooming in and out), emails and messaging (font enlarging) and Music player (fast- forwarding and rewinding).
All the Omnia can offer in return is an optical joystick, which can also be used for thumbing around a virtual mouse cursor in a way similar to Samsung i780 (http://www.gsmarena.com/samsung_i780-2124.php).
The nice thing about the Omnia's optical joystick is that its speed is configurable. You can also disable the virtual mouse and use the joystick as a thumb pad. In this mode a sweep in any direction moves your active selection accordingly but only one row or an item a time. So in order to get to the bottom of your Start menu for example, you have to make a lot of sweeps.
The HTC Touch Diamond volume rocker is on the left side along with the USB slot at the bottom. There is no dedicated camera key and the D-pad is used instead. It has nice two-way action, whereby a touch counts as a half-press and the actual press is awell... full press. A smart move it is by HTC, preserving the dual-press functionality with no need for a dedicated shutter key. In all fairness however, a dedicated camera key is still the more convenient solution, scoring a point for the Omnia imaging department.
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The left, right and bottom sides of the Diamond an the Omnia compared
What we don't really like about the Omnia is the non-standard USB slot it utilizes. After all, the miniUSB on the Diamond is much more popular and chances are a spare data cable is just lying around.
The power keys on both the HTC Touch Diamond and the Samsung i900 Omnia are placed at the top. The one on the Diamond is large enough and quite tactile, so we have no issues there. The Omnia power key however is too tiny and recessed and did get on our nerves now and then.
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As usual, the power keys are on top
The cameras are rearside on either of the gadgets. Samsung i900 Omnia has a 5 megapixel snapper which, as we managed to confirm, is quite a decent performer. It also features a LED flash, which should supposedly get you covered for some of those night party shots. In reality, it does a job not so impressive with the effective range being down to a meter. It can also be used as a flashlight with the built-in application in the Omnia.
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The camera on the Omnia is a whole lot better
HTC Touch Diamond has a 3 megapixel camera with no flash. The lens is better protected here than in the Omnia, as it's recessed deeper. That however brings a disadvantage: the lens is harder to clean once it gets dirty. The small aperture is rather hard to reach down to the bottom.
A noteworthy element of the HTC Touch Diamond is its really cool stylus.When you're putting it back in, you don't need to push all the way down. The compartment is magnetic and it literally pulls the stylus in. The stylus is active, so when you take it out, the phone automatically resumes from standby. In addition, taking out the stylus during a call automatically starts the Notes application, which might be convenient for putting down a phone number or an address for example. And there's even a spare stylus in the Diamond retail package.
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HTC Touch Diamond's magnetic stylus is really cool
In fact, a stylus is expected to ship in the Samsung i900 Omnia box too. For all we know, that means the stylus will probably be doomed to staying in the box forever, as carrying a stylus in your pocket is a sure way to lose it. This means that the mouse cursor (controlled by the optical joystick) is your only hope in menus where your fingers are just too large to reach.
Both phones are powered by Li-Ion batteries. The Omnia boasts a 1440 mAh battery, while the Diamond has the rather modest sounding 900 mAh. Topped with the better power management of the Intel CPU and the smaller resolution display, it's no wonder the Omnia keeps going almost twice as long as the HTC.
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When it comes to battery life the Samsung i900 Omnia wins by a large margin
In our dedicated GPS battery test the HTC Touch Diamond pulled off the modest 2 hours and 20 minutes, while the Omnia managed the impressive 4 hours and 20 minutes. Just for comparison the HTC TyTN II went about 4 hours.
The memory card slot of the Omnia is under the battery cover and sadly isn't hot-swappable. No hot-swap is a real downer. It's still better than the Diamond, where there isn't a slot whatsoever.
There are two major issues regarding the construction of HTC Touch Diamond. The first is the high-gloss plastic and the resulting fingerprint crisis. The phone gets all covered in smudges in no time and that ruins the looks of the device.
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The glossy back panel of HTC Touch Diamond is way too prone to fingerprints
The second problem is the uneven angular back of the Diamond. While it's got those chick looks, it renders the phone quite hard to work with when laid on a desk because it wobbles heavily thanks to the uneven back. In addition we saw the points of the edges get quickly worn out and that is something that ruins it for us.
We have no major complains with the construction of the Omnia. It does look the sleek and expensive device that it is and the high-quality materials used do benefit handling and durability.
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The two gadgets held in hand
Display: VGA wins on points


The specs tell the whole story here - the HTC Touch Diamond VGA screen has more than three times the pixel count of the Samsung i900 Omnia wide QVGA unit. What can we say - seeing is believing: the Diamond pulls off a much finer image in some applications.
The problem is that a 2.8" screen is a bit too small for VGA to show its full potential. Still, there are plenty of applications where the difference is as tangible as it gets - navigation apps, the web browser, and the gallery just to name a few.
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Larger size or better resolution - the call is yours
Of course, size does matter when it comes to displays, so the 3.2" screen of the Omnia earns a different kind of pat on the back. If only the Diamond had a similar-sized display, it would've made much more of that VGA resolution.
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HTC Touch Diamond and Samsung i900 Omnia displays compared to the Apple iPhone
Sunlight legibility issues have been plaguing PocketPC displays forever and sadly they remain unsolved in both the Diamond and the Omnia. In all fairness, the HTC performs somewhat better in the sun but still doesn't come even close to Nokia screen standards for example (let alone Apple iPhone).
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The Diamond and the Omnia are no match for the iPhone in terms of sunlight legibility

nish
12 July 2008, 12:38 PM
Touchwiz UI vs. TouchFLO 3D


Both Samsung (http://www.gsmarena.com/htc_touch_diamond_vs_samsung_i900_omnia-review-262p3.php#) i900 and HTC Touch Diamond offer touch-optimized Home screens. These are actually plug-ins that run on top of Windows Mobile (http://www.gsmarena.com/htc_touch_diamond_vs_samsung_i900_omnia-review-262p3.php#), so all underneath is still the muddy waters of the not so thumbable Microsoft OS.
It's been a year now since Apple iPhone is out and its ground-breaking user interface took the industry by a storm. Windows Mobile had been around long enough on touchscreen (http://www.gsmarena.com/htc_touch_diamond_vs_samsung_i900_omnia-review-262p3.php#) PocketPCs but still failed to pick up the gauntlet thrown by the iPhone. So device manufacturers created their own customized touch interfaces that don't necessarily require a stylus to make the Microsoft OS a bit more competitive and much more intuitive.
It took almost a year to see all manufacturers introduce their solutions. With the HTC Touch Diamond we are looking at the third generation TouchFLO - a really mature and impressive piece of software. The Omnia is Samsung's first attempt in this field, but they're building on their expertise in full touchscreen feature phones and they have achieved some impressive results too.
Samsung i900 offers a choice of two Home screens for users to pick from, as well as a launcher menu that looks and feels like a regular feature phone interface.
HTC have their spanking new TouchFLO 3D, in which the effortless access to the most used features is combined with some eye-catching graphics and animations. A lot has been said about TouchFLO 3D already - some users tend to find it a little sluggish.
By the way, here's an official HTC TouchFLO 3D demo to check out:



We upgraded our Touch Diamond to the latest ROM version available 1.37.707.1. It comes from Singapore and is even newer than the one found on UK-released devices for example. Yet, we couldn't see any substantial speed gain - all there was were some minor bug fixes, which make the TouchFLO 3D a bit more intuitive and predictable.
Anyway, we didn't find the TouchFLO interface slow before the upgrade in the first place, nor do we find it any noticeably faster with the new software. The TouchFLO 3D is pretty responsive once you learn the various ways to control it and it only lags when for some reason you switch to the underlying Windows interface.
The Samsung i900 Omnia CPU is clocked higher than the Diamond's and it indeed pays off. Omnia was faster than the Diamond in most of our software benchmarks. Still the system response when opening various system menus is subjectively the same.
Some of you may claim that it's natural for the Diamond to be a bit slower - after all it has a lot more screen pixels to draw with the higher VGA resolution, but then again it has a dedicated graphics chip using 64MB of the onboard RAM to handle that.
Beside the thumbable interface, another iPhone-inspired feature that has found place on both devices is the massive embedded storage. The iPhone was among the first devices to pack 4GB, 8GB and 16GB of onboard memory in a similar fashion to the popular Apple iPods. Windows Mobile devices are now obviously taking up and the HTC Diamond offers 4GB of embedded memory, while the i900 Omnia has two versions - one with 8GB, and another with 16GB worth of storage.
That said, both the HTC Diamond and the Samsung i900 Omnia are really capable devices that make for a really interesting head-to-head. It's our pleasure to clock the opponents.
No place like Home
Samsung i900 Omnia offers a choice of two alternative Home screens. The first one is the Touchwiz UI. The same interface is used by the Samsung F480 (http://www.gsmarena.com/samsung_f480-2268.php), which is not a smartphone, so Samsung have done a rather impressive job at porting it to Windows Mobile. With the Touchwiz UI, you have a blank screen and a bar full of widgets, which are simply begging to be taken out for a spin on your screen.
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The TouchWiz interface
What that means is the Widget bar hosts a number of small applications, which can be dragged onto the unpopulated screen and moved around to the user liking. If any is to be stashed away, all you need to do is drag it back to the bar.
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The TouchWiz interface
Some of the applications available as Widgets are a digital clock, an analog clock, a world-time clock, a birthday reminder list, a photo browser, ringing profile selector, a music player, an FM radio, a Notes widget, and a calendar plus several shortcuts to Windows applications such as Notes, Games, etc.
It's an impressive list but they are not that practical and when you get bored you can switch to the more pragmatic tabbed Home screen.
The first tab of this alternative Home screen shows a large clock and the date, plus access to SMS, Email inbox and the Calls log. The second tab allows quick access to favorite contacts and the third tab is a quick fix for frequently used settings such as: changing ringing profiles, screen auto rotation, Bluetooth, Wi-Fi, mouse, LED flashlight and USB mode. You switch between tabs with an intuitive finger sweep.
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The second Omnia Home screen is more practical
Alongside those two Home screens, there is also the MainMenu, which acts as some sort of an application launcher. The MainMenu is a lot like a regular feature phone menu and gives access to Samsung's very own calls log, installed applications, phonebook, music player, camera, FM radio, media library and image gallery. You also have access to Windows Mobile messaging and settings, as well as a grid of shortcuts to frequently used applications (this one is customizable unlike the MainMenu itself).
Samsung's very own in the paragraph above means that Samsung have added custom applications (such as the Phonebook or Calls Log), that are much more thumbable than their Windows alternatives. In fact, they remind a lot the Apple iPhone interface.
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The Omnia Main Menu, the applications list and the customizable shortcuts page customizing the shortcuts page
The HTC Touch Diamond also offers an impressive Home screen, which goes by the name you've guessed it TouchFLO 3D.
The TouchFLO 3D is like the Samsung Home screen on steroids. You have full screen tabs along with some impressive graphics. You can move through the tabs with a single finger sweep, or by scrolling the tab thumbnails at the bottom of the screen until you hit the one you need.
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The TouchFLO 3D Home tab with different wallpapers the Start menu
The TouchFLO 3D tabs include the home screen (with a large clock), favorite contacts, text messages, emails, Internet, photos and video, music, weather, settings and a customizable application launcher. Now, one thing the Samsung Omnia lacks is the Weather tab - you probably can install a separate weather forecast application but it won't look even half as good as the TouchFLO one.
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Some of the info tabs on the TouchFLO home screen: people, photos & videos. Music, weather
We find the number of tabs a bit too much - some of them are totally redundant, such as the Internet tab, while others could have been merged in one - such as SMS and email. There are people that don't use email on their mobile, so basically our biggest grudge against the TouchFLO 3D interface is that you can't select which tabs will be shown.
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The Internet tab seems redundant, the SMS and Email tabs could have been combined in one

nish
12 July 2008, 12:42 PM
Getting around the interface
It's got to be noted that Samsung (http://www.gsmarena.com/htc_touch_diamond_vs_samsung_i900_omnia-review-262p4.php#) and HTC have taken some rather different approaches to navigating around the interface.
The HTC Diamond has a hardware Home key to comfortably take you to the TouchFLO Home tab every time you press it. Another extra handy key is the Back key. Now PocketPCs usually don't have any Back keys (we can't quite remember a PocketPC that has one) and the "going a step/screen back" logic is not implemented in Windows Mobile either. So we were pleasantly surprised by the cunning Back key on the HTC Diamond, which never fails to get you back to the previous screen no matter what application you are using.
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The Omnia and Diamond navigation pads focusing on the Diamond
The touch sensitive scroll wheel is also a nice navigation solution - unfortunately it's only used in a limited number of applications. You can use it when zooming in/out on images, zooming in/out inside the web browser and zooming in/out on emails and SMS/MMS. The last application where the scroll wheel is used is the Music player where you can fast forward and rewind with it.
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The touch sensitive scroll wheel has limited application
Samsung on the other hand have staked so much on touchability that they didn't bother put a stylus slot on the handset body. The retail package will include one, but there's no place for it in the handset itself. We hate saying that (as much as we don't like using a stylus), but the hard work Samsung have put into making it more touch-friendly unfortunately doesn't preclude a stylus.
The Samsung Omnia doesn't have many hardware buttons - they are even fewer then those on the Diamond. The MainMenu key on the right hand side of the handset activates the proprietary Main menu, which is quite touch-optimized. A longer press on that key will open the Task Manager (neat indeed) no matter where you are in the interface.
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The side key launches the proprietary Main menu
Furthermore, the Omnia offers a unique small touchpad that operates in two modes - it's either a regular touchpad or you can use it to navigate an on-screen mouse pointer. In both cases however the touchpad doubles as a hardware button that you can press for confirming, for example.
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The Omnia touchpad
In touchpad mode a single sweep over it produces a single move of the cursor so scrolling longer lists (such as the Start menu) might be tedious. The mouse pointer mode is interesting too and can substitute the stylus at most times, however you can't use the mouse pointer to drag-to-select or to invoke a context menu by a longer press on the display.
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Activating the mouse cursor with a single tap on the Home screen
Navigating around the user interface on the Samsung Omnia is further enhanced by the screen auto rotation thanks to the built-in accelerometer. The Diamond can do that trick too, but only in selected applications such as Photos and Videos and the web browser. Again unlike the Diamond, the Samsung Omnia allows to switch this auto rotation feature off.
The Samsung Omnia also offers a much welcome touch feedback once you touch the screen. The Omnia vibrates shortly to confirm every key press. Unfortunately, the haptic feedback doesn't always mean your key press was actually spot on and the command is being run.
Making calls counts too


Making calls is usually a priority for every cell phone (http://www.gsmarena.com/htc_touch_diamond_vs_samsung_i900_omnia-review-262p4.php#) - that still holds true for smart devices such as our opponents today. Some users report sound quality issues during calls with the HTC Diamond. We however didn't experience any, it was flawless. The same holds true about Samsung Omnia.
The Phone applications of both devices are pretty much identical. They both offer smart dialing, so you hardly ever need to go to the Contacts list in order to dial a number.
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The Diamond and Omnia Phone apps have Smart Dialing the Omnia context keys during a call
The two devices however have somewhat different behavior during a call. When you put the Diamond to your ear, it automatically switches off the display to avoid accidental presses. It doesn't rely on a proximity sensor like the iPhone, but uses the embedded light sensor instead.
The downside to that is you need to press the On/Off key to turn the display back on during the call. But once you do, it stays on until you've finished your conversation.
Instead of turning the display off, the Samsung Omnia simply locks it until your call is over. To unlock it during a call you need to press the touchpad once. The nice thing about the Samsung way is that you can still see what's on your screen.
Both the Touch Diamond and the Samsung Omnia support the cool feature to mute an incoming call by simply turning the phone face down on the table. They are capable of that thanks to the built-in accelerometers. We are not sure if that particular feature will be used frequently, but it's at least a nice show off.
If the Diamond is already face down when the call comes in, the feature won't be available. Unlike the Diamond, if you turn the Omnia on its back, the muting function is disabled and the ringer resumes.
The HTC Touch Diamond however throws in two more features that make call management better. First of all, taking out the active stylus during a call will automatically turn the display on and launch the Notes application. It even puts down the call details (the other party name and the time of call) on the note for you.
And secondly, the HTC Diamond comes with a feature that's present on many feature phones - reject call with SMS. When you reject a call, the handset automatically sends the rejected caller a preset text message. Up until now we've never found that particularly useful, since you may have a dozen of different reasons to reject a call and there's hardly a universal message text that can cater to them all. Anyway, with the HTC Touch Diamond, the SMS is not sent automatically. Instead you are prompted to review and possibly edit the template before dispatch.
We also measured the loudspeaker performance of the Samsung Omnia and HTC Touch Diamond as a part of our reviewing routine. You surely won't miss any calls with either device, as they are loud enough to score the Good mark. Here's how they rank along several other smart devices. You can find more details about our test, as well as the results of all other tested handsets here (http://www.gsmarena.com/latest_features-review-171p3.php).
Speakerphone testVoice, dBPink noise/ Music, dBRinging phone, dBOveral scoreApple iPhone67.260.266.6Below AverageLG KS2066.170.664.9AverageHTC Touch Diamond66.775.966.0GoodHTC Touch Cruise68.866.674.2GoodNokia N95 8GB75.766.270.5GoodSamsung i900 Omnia74.366.173.6GoodHTC TyTN II 76.075.782.7Excellent



The Calls log on Windows Mobile devices offers practically unlimited entries. While HTC have only pimped the looks of the regular WinMo calls log and have added thumb scrolling, Samsung have created an entirely separate Calls Log application which is much more thumb-optimized than the original one.
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Samsung's very own Calls Log application HTC use the default one instead but with their own twist

nish
12 July 2008, 12:48 PM
Beyond the sweeps and animations


Once you get past the Home screen, and all the finger sweeps and animations though, all you are left with is the good old Windows Mobile. Stress here is definitely on "old", much less so on "good".
Samsung and HTC however have made some efforts in remedying its usability too. Some of the most used system settings, contacts management, and the messaging department have all benefited, as well as the image and web browsing. But HTC and Samsung have taken totally different approaches to that. Let's see how they fare.
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Viewing the standard Programs and Settings menus on the Omnia and the Diamond
System settings
Both HTC and Samsung have decided to extend the touch interface to some of the Windows Mobile system settings. The options of the standard OS are usually displayed with a minute font and small checkboxes or sliders that are not really comfortable to set unless you pick up the stylus.
The Samsung Omnia Home screen gives access to the Wireless manager allowing users to turn connectivity options on and off, such as Wi-Fi or Bluetooth. You can also turn on the Flight and Vibrate only modes form here.
You further have the option to toggle the auto screen rotation and the mouse pointer on and off. The USB connectivity mode (Active Sync or Mass Storage) is also configurable from the Settings tab on the Home screen. The last thing that you can toggle on and off here is the Flashlight mode of the camera LED. It doubles as a small portable flashlight.
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The volume slider is too tiny but still some of the system settings on the Omnia are made pretty accessible
The HTC Touch Diamond Home screen gives you access to a similar set of system settings. First of all, you can control the ringing profile, volume level and ringtone all from one central place. Now that's really handy. Even pressing the volume rocker brings up a fancy custom-made fullscreen slider instead the usual WinMo mini sliders. The original Windows Mobile sound settings are accessible from here too and are listed under Advanced.
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The Settings tab on the Home screen the Comm manager the user-friendly sound settings
Another option accessible from the TouchFLO Settings tab is changing the wallpaper. You also have access to the HTC custom Communications manager, which handles all on-board transceivers.
HTC have even created the so-called System status screen, which gets invoked when you touch the icons on the top of the Home screen. Those status icons are usually too tiny to press accurately with a finger and normally you would need the stylus to check the battery status (by touching the battery indicator), regulate volume (by touching the speaker icon), or open the communications manager or phone and connectivity settings (by touching the signal indicator or network type icon).
With the System status screen, once you touch the area of those icons with your big finger, all of them get listed fullscreen so you can easily pick the one you want. It's an extra step but it's nice nevertheless!
Contacts
Contacts management is usually considered one of the strongest points of Windows Mobile. You have unlimited contacts list, unlimited info fields for each contact and excellent synchronization options. However, the small font and tiny fields make the stylus a must when you are searching a contact or editing its details.
Samsung have chosen to replace the contacts list with a touch optimized application of their own. It's accessible from the Samsung MainMenu and it's rather iPhone-like or let's say iPhone-inspired. You can scroll the contacts by dragging your thumb across the display or you can quickly jump to a letter (iPhone way). The contacts list can be easily sorted by memory (Phone or SIM), by Name, company or Category, or you can easily search them by gradually typing the first letters of a name.
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The thumb-optimized Samsung phonebook application searching via typing or by letter
The contacts information is presented in a rather thumbable way. Only if you want to edit a contact's info, you get transferred to the regular Windows Mobile interface.
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The individual contact info is handy, but when you start editing you still get the WinMo interface
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nish
12 July 2008, 12:50 PM
HTC have chosen to keep the default WinMo contacts list, however they have added several goodies of their own. Firstly, thanks to the TouchFLO technology, you can freely scroll the list by simply dragging your thumb across the screen (a slower sweep scrolls them gradually, while a fast single sweep scrolls the whole list from top to bottom). And secondly, you can pick a letter of the alphabet the iPhone way by using the letter column placed on the right. Searching by gradual typing is also available.
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HTC use the regular WinMo phonebook but with thumb scrolling added searching via typing or by letter
Messaging
Samsung's go at messaging is not as creative as their Contacts or Calls Log applications - they use the default Windows Mobile inbox and editors. Interestingly enough, on the Omnia emails and SMS share one and the same editor, which is rather uncommon in Windows Mobile. The Touch Diamond for example has separate ones.
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The Messaging department on the Omnia SMS, MMS, and emails share one editor threaded messaging is nice
Speaking of the Touch Diamond, HTC's approach is pretty much the same but you also enjoy the benefits of the TouchFLO technology (thumb scrolling in WinMo inboxes) as well as dynamic font resizing (zooming in/out with the scroll wheel).
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The Messaging department on the Omnia
As of Windows 6.1, users enjoy threaded SMS, so you can be sure you get that feature in both devices. Also contrary to what some users report, both devices have Message delivery reports that can be turned permanently on or off.
Another highly debated feature of the Touch Diamond concerns receiving SMS in standby mode. When a message comes in, the handset only produces a tone with no vibration. The SMS alert doesn't wake up the device either - it stays in standby mode. We find that a perfectly usable solution and we don't object at all. Furthermore, the scroll wheel backlight blinks at regular intervals to alert you of an unread message.
Samsung Omnia handles matters differently and doesn't even alert you of an incoming SMS while the handset is in standby. But that might as well be attributed to the handset software being still at beta stages of development and testing. So here you go Samsung, that's a definite must-fix and please don't bother thanking us - we are glad to be of help.
Perhaps now is a good time to mention input options on both devices. It was a pleasure to see that both the Omnia and the Touch Diamond offer their own thumbable virtual keyboards. Keyboards, which both resemble... ok, here it comes... the iPhone. Not that big of a surprise, eh? There's nothing wrong about that, in fact it's worth commending. The default Windows Mobile keyboards are fit for stylus use only.
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The touch-optimized keyboards on the Omnia
Both devices offer a full QWERTY keyboard, a "SureType" Blackberry-style QWERTY keyboard and a regular phone multi-tap keyboard. There are several differences in how those are implemented though.
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The touch-optimized keyboards on the Diamond
Samsung i900 Omnia definitely wins a point when it comes to typing thanks to its vibrating touch feedback. Furthermore, since the screen auto rotation feature is available throughout the whole interface, you also benefit from a larger landscape version of all those keyboards in every application, especially messaging.
The Touch Diamond also has a larger landscape keyboard but the only place it's available is where the screen auto rotation feature works and that's the web browser. Sorry folks, no landscape typing on the Diamond. It's strange that HTC haven't taken care of that, given it was one of the harshest criticisms of the Apple iPhone. Plus, they had access to almost a year's worth of iPhone user feedback freely available online.
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The Touch Diamond only has a portrait keyboard in Messaging the Omnia is more generous
Nevertheless, it turned out that the Touch Diamond keyboard is after all smarter than the one on the Omnia. For example, when you hit some number field such as a contact's phone number, the Diamond keyboard automatically switches to Number input, while you have to do that manually on the Omnia

nish
12 July 2008, 12:51 PM
Multimedia management and performance


Both the Samsung Omnia and HTC Touch Diamond offer generous storage. The Diamond comes with 4GB of built-in memory, while the Omnia has two versions - one with 8GB and another one with 16GB worth of data storage. Our test Omnia unit had 8GB on-board.
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The WinMo file manager on the Omnia and Diamond
The Samsung Omnia even has an additional microSD card slot, which easily worked with 4GB and 8GB memory cards. However, the downside of Omnia's implementation is that the slot is not hot-swappable.
The Diamond on the other hand, doesn't have a slot at all and that may turn out to be an issue for those users who purchased software that ships on a memory card and that can be run only from that memory card - most GPS navigation applications are a good example.
We tested the read/write performance of Samsung i900 and the Touch Diamond in both software benchmark and real life tasks. This round is a draw, since each fared well in some tests and produced less impressive results in others.
We concluded our real-life test on a Windows XP-based PC where both devices were connected in USB Mass Storage mode. The Omnia turned out faster in the Write operation (copying from the PC to the handset), while the Diamond snatched the lead in the Read operation (copying from the handset to the PC). Here are the results:


HTC Touch Diamond copy/paste performance:

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PC to handset -> 2 MB/s

Handset to PC -> 5.9 MB/s

Samsung i900 Omnia copy/paste performance:

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PC to handset -> 3.9 MB/s

Handset to PC -> 5.2MB/s

Image galleries are excellent


When it comes to image browsing, both manufacturers have introduced touch-optimized solutions of their own. The Samsung Omnia Media Album is really fast displaying and browsing its 5 megapixel images fullscreen. It's actually a full featured file browser that shows only multimedia folder contents. Since it's universal (not only photo-centric), you can filter the shown files by type - image, video, music, and documents.

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Browsing multimedia and filtering content
Back to image browsing, the Media Album certainly benefits from the auto screen rotation feature. Zooming is as easy as on the Apple iPhone for example. You zoom in and out by simply dragging your thumb up or down the image. The first zoom step is a bit slow, but we are talking 5 megapixel images here. At this point we are really pleased with the Samsung solution.
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The zooming gesture is remarkably user friendly
Further on, if you want to see a slide show of your images, you can use the dedicated app that Samsung have also preinstalled.
The Touch Diamond offers a nice thumbnail browser straight from the Photos and Videos tab on the Home screen. There's another thumbnail browser in the Album app. Once the image is opened, you can make use of the auto screen rotation feature to view it in landscape mode or you can zoom in with a circular gesture on the display (it's TouchFLO, baby) or on the scroll wheel. Once you zoom in on the image you can start panning by holding your thumb on the image for a second, or you can use the D-pad for that purpose.
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The Diamond image viewer is extra sweet
Scrolling to the next image is a matter of a single finger sweep and it's almost instantaneous. The image viewer actually has the same functionality as in the HTC Touch Cruise.
It's got to be said that the Touch Diamond has a certain advantage when it comes to image browsing since this is one of the applications where VGA does count big time. The images look great on the high resolution screen.
Music is always important
Both Samsung Omnia and the Touch Diamond have good music players, which make heavy use of album art. The HTC music player is accessible straight from the TouchFLO home screen with cool Apple-like cover flow animation for you to pick an album. In case you want to filter tracks by other criteria beside album, the Library shortcut will take you to the player's backend where you can sort music by artist, genre, composer, purchased tracks or simply create custom playlists. The visual interface of the library is fluid and stunningly reminiscent of iPhone's very own music player.
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The attractive music player plays directly from the home screen
Equalizer presets are available only when you have the headset plugged in. They are not part of the music player itself but of a separate application called Audio Booster. That setup allows you to make use of the presets when you also watch videos or even when you listen to music with an alternative player.
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The Audio Booster app is a system wide setting
Unfortunately, there is no 3.5mm audio jack on the headphones, so unless you buy yourselves a third-party adapter, you can't listen to music with another headset.
The Samsung Touch Player caters for the music department on the Omnia. Again, you can sort music by album, artist, and genre or you can create custom playlists. Sorting the tracks by album brings the album cover interface, which offers anything else but smooth scrolling. Despite that annoyance, the album covers look nice and large and can also be displayed full screen while you're listening to music.
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The music library browsing albums browsing album tracks
Unfortunately, the Samsung Touch Player lacks any equalizer presets; shuffle and repeat are the only related options.
Audio quality
Windows Mobile devices have never been known for even decent audio output. Their business mindset has so far served as a good excuse for the poor audio. However, as both the Omnia and the Diamond are now considered to be multimedia devices as well, it is about time this changed.
Well, the Touch Diamond and the Omnia are arguably up to the task. They did get some pretty impressive readings (especially the Omina) in some of the test fields. However, the Samsung failed to get decent IMD and THD levels. The HTC outdoes it by a large margin here but is nowhere near in terms of frequency response.
It seems as though HTC have put some sort of high-pass filter in the Touch Diamond, hence the frequency response graph you can see posted below - you can see that everything under 100 Hz seems cut off.
However you can see for yourselves that those devices represent a real progress in comparison to previous Windows mobile devices we have tested. Anyway, they are still
behind the best music phone standards.
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HTC Touch Diamond and Samsung i900 Omnia frequency response graphs

nish
12 July 2008, 12:55 PM
Portable video players


Both contenders today have some nice video players. The Samsung Omnia is the first DivX certified Windows Mobile device, so you get DivX playback straight out of the box. To enjoy a versatile video support on the Diamond, you will probably need to purchase a dedicated video player, which has support for more file types than the stock HTC one.
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Playing a video on the Omnia's Touch Player
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Playing a video on the Diamond's player
We resorted to the well-known Core player, since the free TCPMP player didn't run on either handset, probably due to some incompatibilities with Windows Mobile 6.1.
Both devices were pretty good at near VGA-res XviD video playback we played a DVD ripped movie encoded with XviD for playback on desktop PC and luckily there were no skipped frames. The Core player, as well as a software benchmark we used additionally, reported that the Touch Diamond has a better video playback performance (about 50% better) its probably due to the dedicated graphics chip. We are glad that HTC have finally sorted their low video performance issues that plagued the Touch Cruise and the TyTN II.
The Samsung Omnia has a widescreen display that should generally be better at widescreen videos. But in reality, even widescreen videos looked better on the higher resolution Diamond screen. So here you go, that's another score for the Diamond VGA display. We guess the Diamond is a sealed deal already for movie aficionados.
Connectivity and web browsing


Both the Touch Diamond and the Omnia offer excellent connectivity options - HSDPA 7.2Mpbs, Wi-Fi and stereo Bluetooth 2.0 + EDR are all on board.
The Omnia has quad-band GSM and tri-band HSDPA support straight out of the box. With the Diamond there's only tri-band GSM and dual-band HSDPA support, however there will be two localized version to cover world-wide markets.
Update (July 04): We received word from Samsung that currently the Samsung i900 Omnia only has 2100MHz HSDPA support, which is mainly used in Europe/Asia. But since there are future plans for entering the American market, there will be a second (American-band) version of the handset, which will have 850/1900MHz HSDPA support. How's that as a 4th of July news for our fellow Americans - it seems they will have to wait just a bit longer before getting a truly 3G-enabled Omnia.
USB 2.0 support is also present of course, but the Samsung Omnia loses a point in its implementation due to several reasons:

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It doesn't prompt choosing USB connection mode (ActiveSync or Mass Storage), you have to preset that in advance

In terms of transfer speeds, we already informed you that the Omnia is better in Write operations, while the Diamond scores higher in Read operations.
On the other hand, the Touch Diamond lacks a memory card slot, which proves quite an inconvenience for many users especially those that have or are about to purchase applications that ship on a memory card.
Web browser
Both devices are equipped with the latest version of the Opera browser, which makes the Internet Explorer Mobile redundant. The Opera 9.5 browser is extensively touch-optimized and seems heavily inspired by the iPhone Safari browser.
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GSMArena.com on HTC Touch Diamond (Opera 9.5)
While it fails to deliver the same level of usability as the Safari browser, it manages to compensate by throwing in a few features that totally lack on the iPhone, such as text copy/paste, Flash support and the download manager.
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GSMArena.com on Apple iPhone (Safari)
The Diamond VGA resolution display snatches a point again in the web browsing department. When the browser loads the full website preview, the minute text still remains recognizable, while it's totally illegible on the Omnia.
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GSMArena.com on Samsung Omnia (Opera 9.5)
Further on, the zoom-to-fit-screen feature produces paragraph text which is much more legible on the Diamond than the Omnia. You really need to get your specs on in some cases as the Omnia font is too tiny. While we are just joking about the goggles, it's still a bit hard to read those letters without zooming in closer, which is one extra click on top of the double-tap-to-fit-on-screen magic that the Opera 9.5 offers. To fix that on the Omnia, you have to set the minimum font size to Medium in the web browser settings.
There are two drawbacks that we've noticed on the Diamond implementation and the reason still remains a mystery to us.
Firstly, at times trying to pan a web page makes the web browser just zoom in or out without any logical reason. That behavior can be a real bugger and we hope they fix it in some of the next software updates, since the Omnia doesn't suffer from it at all.
And secondly, once you've zoomed in on a page, the screen auto rotation feature stops working. You have to zoom out again for it to be available again. Once more, the Omnia doesn't suffer from that flaw. And if that's not really a glitch, but an intended feature, we are yet to hear about the rationale behind it; it's beyond us at this point.

nish
12 July 2008, 12:57 PM
Cameras are obviously no match for each other


You can already guess that the Diamond's 3 megapixel shooter is no match for the Omnia's 5 megapixel camera. Now think about it this way - image resolution and resolved detail are only part of image quality. So we guess we can take a more unbiased approach and compare the other ingredients of a good camera recipe.
Both devices offer intuitive user interface and shoot in landscape mode. The Diamond lacks a dedicated camera key, while the Omnia has one. In order to focus before you snap a picture with the Diamond, you simply touch the touch-sensitive D-pad. Once focus is locked, you can take the picture by pressing the confirm button of the D-pad.
The Samsung Omnia camera is equipped with a LED flash, while the Diamond doesn't have one at all. Our team is hardly fond of LED flashes, so we don't count this as a serious flaw of the Diamond.
Interface and usability
The Diamond viewfinder is free of any overlaying controls, but since the Omnia display has a different aspect ratio than the one of its camera sensor, it easily fits two columns of controls on the left and right side of the viewfinder.
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Shooting with the HTC Touch Diamond and the Samsung i900 Omnia
The Omnia camera offers several shooting modes (single, continuous, mosaic, panorama and the smile detection one). The smile detection mode makes use of face recognition and in this mode the camera doesn't take a photo immediately as you press the shutter all the way down. Instead, it waits for the smiles on all recognized faces in the frame.
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Samsung i900 Omnia camera interface
The Omnia also offers extensive shoot scenes (portrait, landscape, sports, party & indoor, beach & snow, sunset, dusk & down, fall color, night shot, fireworks, text, show window, candle light, back light).
You can also directly control the auto focus (regular, macro and face detection) from an icon on the viewfinder.
The additional camera settings include self-timer, white balance, color effect, ISO setup (ISO50-800), on-screen gridline and shutter sound (which unfortunately cannot be turned off).
And finally, the Omnia offers the proprietary Samsung Wide Dynamic Range setting (not really that useful), as well as GPS geotagging.
So overall, you get all the goodies of a high-end cameraphone plus even more. We'll cover image quality in a second.
The HTC Touch Diamond camera is regularly equipped and offers the standard self-timer, white balance presets, as well as color effects, and a viewfinder gridline. You can shoot images with the front-facing video-call camera too and there's some nice custom resolution setting for contacts' images.
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The HTC Touch Diamond camera interface
Probably the biggest letdown when it comes to features, is that the camera lacks geotagging. Why that's left out remains beyond us.
With the Touch Diamond you can shoot macro images easily without changing modes or anything. There is also a panorama mode that offers on-screen framing guidance. After all the shots are taken, the Diamond stitches the images automatically. The downside here is that in Panorama mode each individual image is shot at roughly 480 x 480 pixels. Plus, images are badly stitched. Obviously the Panorama mode is only ok if you intend to show your images on the handset display only (which is exactly 480 pixels wide) with no further zooming.
The Samsung Omnia Panorama mode was not that of a treat either. It's still much easier to shoot panoramic images with, as it's fully automatic - it guides you along the horizontal axis and takes images by itself when your framing is good enough. However the individual images are taken in the meager resolution of 320 x 192 pixels. The produced panoramic image is so low in resolution that you can't even check the quality of the stitching job, let alone enjoy some detail in the shot.
The Omnia panoramic mode allows making panoramas out of up to eight consequent shots. Usually the 8-shot images have too wide a field of view and all straight lines in the center distort heavily as if taken by a bad fish-eye lens. Panoramas tend to look much more natural when they comprise out of three or five frames - the geometric distortion is less pronounced.
Let's jump to image quality now and see how both devices fare.
Image quality
There is one great construction fault of the HTC Touch Diamond camera, which makes all produced images mediocre. It may sound surprising but it's the little plastic lens cover that comes as a part of the gem-shaped back panel. It stands right in front of the camera lens and even when perfectly cleaned, it reduces both the contrast and the resolved detail of all photos and especially those of backlit subjects. It's the same fault the iPhone suffers from but, luckily, here we can remove the back cover and do some comparative shots.
With the back cover on, the Diamond camera produces images which are well bellow the average level for a 3 megapixel camera on a mobile phone. The only good thing we can say about it is that it at least lacks the strange textured patterns exhibited by the Touch Cruise and TyTN II cameras that appeared all over uniformly colored areas.
With the back cover removed, the Touch Diamond photos take another shape. Contrast and the resolved detail increase noticeably and images turn out almost higher than average.
Shot with the cover on:
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Shot with the cover off:
http://i.gsmarena.com/vv/reviewsimg/htc-diamond-vs-samsung-omnia/diamond/camera/thumb/gsmarena_fd001.jpg (http://www.gsmarena.com/htc_touch_diamond_vs_samsung_i900_omnia-review-262p8.php#) http://i.gsmarena.com/vv/reviewsimg/htc-diamond-vs-samsung-omnia/diamond/camera/thumb/gsmarena_fd004.jpg (http://www.gsmarena.com/htc_touch_diamond_vs_samsung_i900_omnia-review-262p8.php#) http://i.gsmarena.com/vv/reviewsimg/htc-diamond-vs-samsung-omnia/diamond/camera/thumb/gsmarena_fd006.jpg (http://www.gsmarena.com/htc_touch_diamond_vs_samsung_i900_omnia-review-262p8.php#)
The Samsung i910 Omnia is another matter entirely. It produces crisp and tack sharp images with balanced processing and accurate colors. The Omnia is probably the first PocketPC that we've seen to produce impressive camera samples.
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Video
The Touch Diamond video capturing capabilities are not impressive at all. All you get is CIF recording (352 x 288 pixel) at 30fps. It's not that bad: after all the VideoCD standard uses that resolution, but it's nowhere near what you would expect from a high-end smart device.
The interface of the camcorder resembles the one of the still camera. You can only adjust the white balance, the resolution and brightness and finally add some color effects.
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Diamond camcorder interface
The Omnia on the other hand can shoot VGA video (640 x 480 pixels) at 15fps or QVGA video (320 x 240 pixel) at 30fps. Honestly, we are not really sure which device will be less of a compromise if video is important to you. If you don't mind the lower frame rate the Omnia offers much more resolution. If the frame rate is important to you, then the Diamond gets the winning points.
http://i.gsmarena.com/vv/reviewsimg/htc-diamond-vs-samsung-omnia/sshot/thumb/gsmarena_s110.jpg (http://www.gsmarena.com/htc_touch_diamond_vs_samsung_i900_omnia-review-262p8.php#) http://i.gsmarena.com/vv/reviewsimg/htc-diamond-vs-samsung-omnia/sshot/thumb/gsmarena_s111.jpg (http://www.gsmarena.com/htc_touch_diamond_vs_samsung_i900_omnia-review-262p8.php#) http://i.gsmarena.com/vv/reviewsimg/htc-diamond-vs-samsung-omnia/sshot/thumb/gsmarena_s112.jpg (http://www.gsmarena.com/htc_touch_diamond_vs_samsung_i900_omnia-review-262p8.php#)
Omnia camcorder interface
Here are the sample videos produced by the Touch Diamond and the Samsung i900 Omnia. The Touch Diamond video (http://i.gsmarena.com/vv/reviewsimg/htc-diamond-vs-samsung-omnia/diamond/camera/gsmarena_v001.mp4) is MPEG4 CIF@30fps. The first Omnia video (http://i.gsmarena.com/vv/reviewsimg/htc-diamond-vs-samsung-omnia/omnia/camera/gsmarena_v002.mp4) is shot in MPEG4 VGA@15fps, while the second Omnia video (http://i.gsmarena.com/vv/reviewsimg/htc-diamond-vs-samsung-omnia/omnia/camera/gsmarena_v003.mp4) is recorded in MPEG4 QVGA@30fps.

nish
12 July 2008, 01:04 PM
Nicely packed with software


The Touch Diamond and the i900 Omnia both come loaded with additional third-party software to meet various Windows Mobile user needs. We are not going to cover all the additional software right now, since both the devices tend to offer similar applications such as Acrobat Reader, Mobile Office, RSS Reader and Streaming Media manager.
It's nice that both the Omnia and the Touch Diamond offer Task Managers. The Samsung Task Manager is readily available throughout the whole user interface upon a press-and-hold of the side mounted Main Menu key.
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The Omnia task manager is available throughout the whole user interface
The Diamond's Task Manager is available only via the TouchFLO homescreen interface upon a tap in the top right corner. We would have liked it better if this Task Manager was available across the Windows Mobile interface too.
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The Diamond task manager is available only on the TouchFLO home screen
Samsung have also added a custom Alarms application, which frankly is a welcome treat given the limited Windows Mobile app.
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The standard WinMo Alarms app and the custom Samsung one
A touch-optimized unit converter is also on board. Samsung have even thrown in a Video Editor, which not only allows you to edit videos, but you can also create ones out of a set of images - for example your camera photos. The resulting videos are in QVGA resolution in MPEG4 format.
http://i.gsmarena.com/vv/reviewsimg/htc-diamond-vs-samsung-omnia/sshot/thumb/gsmarena_s121.jpg (http://www.gsmarena.com/htc_touch_diamond_vs_samsung_i900_omnia-review-262p9.php#) http://i.gsmarena.com/vv/reviewsimg/htc-diamond-vs-samsung-omnia/sshot/thumb/gsmarena_s122.jpg (http://www.gsmarena.com/htc_touch_diamond_vs_samsung_i900_omnia-review-262p9.php#) http://i.gsmarena.com/vv/reviewsimg/htc-diamond-vs-samsung-omnia/sshot/thumb/gsmarena_s123.jpg (http://www.gsmarena.com/htc_touch_diamond_vs_samsung_i900_omnia-review-262p9.php#) http://i.gsmarena.com/vv/reviewsimg/htc-diamond-vs-samsung-omnia/sshot/thumb/gsmarena_s124.jpg (http://www.gsmarena.com/htc_touch_diamond_vs_samsung_i900_omnia-review-262p9.php#)
The touch-optimized unit convertor is excellent the Video Editor might be a fun way to share your vacation photos
HTC Touch Diamond doesn't have a video editing application, but thanks to the preinstalled MP3 Trimmer you can crop MP3 tracks to make your own ringtones. HTC have also put the Remote Desktop Mobile client, which, if you ask us, should come on board Windows Mobile devices by default.
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MP3 trimmer for making your own ringtones the Remote Desktop is a remote computer access application
Next, the Diamond impresses with the amusing Teeter game, which puts the built-in accelerometer to good use. Navigating a ball around a maze of holes became a favorite pastime of our team members. Teeter easily impresses with its polished graphics and the handset even produces well-balanced vibrations each time your ball hits the walls of the maze.
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The Teeter game is highly amusing and is really life-like
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nish
12 July 2008, 01:08 PM
And finally, kudos to HTC for the excellent YouTube client, which offers a fluid and excellent looking interface - even better than the one on iPhone.
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The Diamond YouTube client: Most Viewed Videos tab video info display related videos
GPS navigation

Both the HTC Touch Diamond and the Samsung Omnia feature built-in GPS receivers. The Diamond is equipped with the Qualcomm gpsOne chipset, which seems as capable as the famous SiRF Star III, however it doesn't seem as energy-efficient as the latter. We currently don't know the make of the GPS chipset integrated in Samsung i900 Omnia.
Both devices support A-GPS - it means you can download current satellite data over Wi-Fi or cell towers for a much faster satellite lock.
http://i.gsmarena.com/vv/reviewsimg/htc-diamond-vs-samsung-omnia/sshot/thumb/gsmarena_s133.jpg (http://www.gsmarena.com/htc_touch_diamond_vs_samsung_i900_omnia-review-262p9.php#) http://i.gsmarena.com/vv/reviewsimg/htc-diamond-vs-samsung-omnia/sshot/thumb/gsmarena_s134.jpg (http://www.gsmarena.com/htc_touch_diamond_vs_samsung_i900_omnia-review-262p9.php#)
The Diamond A-GPS data download manager the Omnia A-GPS data download manager
Neither device has a GPS navigation application pre-installed, so you have to purchase one separately. The Samsung Omnia however comes with Google Maps on-board, which is easy and free to install on the Diamond too.
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Viewing a map on the Samsung Omnia (Google Maps, Barcelona)
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Viewing a map on the first-gen iPhone (Google Maps, Barcelona) - the higher resolution is an advantage
Both Windows Mobile devices performed admirably as in-car navigation units. When it comes to displaying maps on screen, the Touch Diamond pretty much has upper hand thanks to the VGA display. It clearly offers much more detail than the iPhone examples ata relatively the same magnification.
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Viewing a map on the Touch Diamond (Google Maps, Barcelona)
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Viewing a map on the first-gen iPhone (Google Maps, Barcelona)
We did a dedicated GPS battery test to see how far you can get with either device in GPS mode. The HTC Touch Diamond scored rather low due to its smaller battery and larger resolution display. The Diamond ran out of juice after 2 hours and 20 minutes of full satellite lock in still position. Under the same conditions we clocked the Samsung Omnia at 4 hours and 20 minutes. You should bear in mind that in a moving vehicle those numbers will be lower.
Just for the sake of comparison, the HTC Touch Cruise and the HTC TyTN II lasted about 3.5 - 4 hours in this same test. The Asus P750 however managed to outshine them all by a good margin - it kept going for 6 hours straight.
Conclusion

Well, it's the final whistle in our head-to-head. Tempted as we are to not leave it a tie and send it to a penalty shootout, we just have to pay due respect to both contenders. After all it's not the score that makes the game exciting. Sometimes a draw can be as interesting to watch, and this one here sure ain't goalless.
Anyway, it's nearly impossible to give a conclusive judgment as to which of these two fine PocketPCs deserves your money better. The Samsung i900 Omnia and the HTC Touch Diamond are both excellent choices with their own set of advantages and shortcomings. The good thing is they hardly overlap, so getting your priorities right is all you need to make the right choice.
You can certainly get the short version of their virtues at the beginning of this review, we won't be repeating all of those here.
The main point to make here is that there isn't a perfect device that's got it all for all consumer groups even in this high-end segment. Instead, when you go after one of these extra sweet devices you should carefully weigh your priorities and pick the one that covers most of them.
iPhone 3G is still to see a reality check, but it's almost sure that these two can give the latest Apple device a good fight. Maybe they still can't challenge the iPhone interface, but they are finally getting closer.
With HTC Touch Diamond and Samsung i900 Omnia, Windows Mobile handsets no longer seem chubby and nerdy. The next generation of PocketPCs match style with the best performance in their class

nish
12 July 2008, 01:31 PM
I must apologize for the delay, I haven't added new blog posts for a while. A reason for this was that Samsung is releasing new ROMs at such a speed that it's hard to keep up with. Although in the beginning they told me that their will be weekly software updates, lately they have been updating every other day, all updates bringing a number of new functions besides optimization. So this time I'll be covering the handset's customizability and a couple of extra functions.
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First of all let's see the coolest feature: the flashlight! Yup, it can work as a flashlight, although this is not very characteristic of Pocket PCs. The light source is of course the camera's flash, which has a quite powerful light. At the buttons we can define the key which makes the phone come back from standby - although this is not completely unique, but it's still not characteristic of WM-based handsets.
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By the way the Settings page has lots of icons, this shows how many things can be tampered with on the Omnia. Vibrating feedback can be enabled for screen rotation and tapping too, the strength can be set on a scale of five, it's very useful. Brightness can be automatic and the "etiquette", known from HTC Touch Diamond, is also cool, this is the feature that mutes the phone when put it face down in case of an incoming call. Unfortunately there is no scrolling routine in the Windows menus, but knowing the manufacturer I just have to file a complaint in this matter, which I will do after posting this entry!
It is a great thing that since three updates ago the phone can be set to function as a USB Mass Storage device. This way copying a 700 MB XviD file takes less than 10 minutes, which is on one hand fast, and on the other hand... have you been paying attention? XviD. It is supported by default. Next time I'll be writing about this too, but until then have a look at some screenshots of the settings tabs.
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nish
12 July 2008, 01:34 PM
Here is the new blog post, just as I have promised, and i yet again try to answer questions You have asked. First of all I'd like to have a few words about the software. As I have already mentioned, Omnia gets a new ROM practically every other day, the courier has laughingly asked me the other day: another update? That't true, I've said, but I didn't tell him what upgrades are included in the new versions. Okay, so let's see the Pocket PC Mark results, with the results from two weeks ago in parentheses - by the way, VsBenchmark still won't run, but it doesn't even give an error message, so probably they are working on it.




Pocket PC Mark v1.03Dhrystone Benchmark (CPU)89.50 MIPS (89.50)Whetstone Benchmark (CPU)5.88 MWIPS (5.87)Memory Benchmark805.40 points (629.18)File system Benchmark474.43 points (339.89)Graphics Benchmark320.65 points (173.70)
As you can see CPU benchmark results didn't change a bit, although there would be room for improvements here - based on the speed of developments I can say that this will come sooner or later! The designers have however tampered with the memory, the 805.4 points might easily be a record. The most shocking results is the files system's: 474.43 points... even the 339 marks from last time were 2-3 times faster than anything I have ever seen, but this... I just can't possibly imagine how can Samsung do this. The graphics results are also from the shocking category, display speed has doubled in two weeks time, maximum respect for it! It is really just a small extra that in USB Mass Storage mode writing speed has increased to 1900 kB/s, so copying an average 700 MB movie takes about 6 minutes, which is an outstanding result on the Windows Mobile platform.
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Animated movie on the display
I'd like to also write a couple of words about the movies if we're here. i900 supports DivX and XviD avi files, we didn't really see any other phone to support the latter one. Thus the default movie player is not Media Player, but Touch Player from Samsung. I didn't really like it at first glance neither in design, nor in features, but it plays back PC-optimized videos without any problems. I couldn't compare playback speed with TCPMP, as just like VsBenchmark, the popular video player has also crashed on startup. There has been a question about the TV-out: unfortunately I didn't get a cable with the phone, and as an anti-television person I don't have such a thing in my home, but I will do my best to test this feature too. If the information are correct, it is no big deal yet, it can display 400 x 240 pixels on-screen.
It happened that yesterday was the first day when I had to set an alarm on i900. No, not because I can sleep until I want, just because I don't really trust in Windows Mobile's alarm clock. Still, the phone I use as an alarm clock had its battery go empty yesterday, I was lazy to look for its charger, so I had only i900. Well, the manufacturer has created a unique interface for this feature, I almost fell out of the bed when I saw it: it's logically constructed, easy to use and reliable. I am very happy that someone has finally managed to develop this part too.
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Finally I would like to clarify some misunderstandings regarding the accessories. If all information are correct there will be a stylus with the phone, but there is no place for it on the case, so it can be tied to the wristband's hook, just like in the case of LG Viewty. I found this as a big problem in the first days, but my opinion has changed: practically all menu items can be accessed with a finger, so I didn't really need the stylus ever. The lack of a standard jack output has also been a question from our Dear Readers, and to tell the truth this is rightful. I would like to reassure everyone that there will be a "lengthener" with a 3.5 mm jack in the package, which can be plugged in the Samsung connector on the phone's side.

nish
12 July 2008, 01:36 PM
am happy to announce that at the beginning of this week I've sent my long wish-list to Samsung. This might be the reason for which no software update has arrived since then, so I'm pretty excited about the next one.
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Rotated Samsung menu
You might have guessed that this post will be a bit shorter than the previous ones, as I will try to focus only on the questions You have asked. I'd like to begin with the phone's video recording capabilities. Omnia can record videos at 640 x 480 pixels (VGA resolution) at a speed of 15 frames/second - the magical 30 fps is available only in QVGA mode. As neither the hardware, nor the software is final, there is no use to come to some serious conclusions after watching the two test videos. It's visible that it's not perfect yet, the first video stops for a while. Light metering is surely center-weighted or spot, but it's not so good that the phone can't focus to a short-range, so there is no macro mode. The two videos: test video 1 (http://mobilarena.hu/dl/rev/2008-06/2253/blog/6/i900_video1.mp4) (3.81 MB), test video 2 (http://mobilarena.hu/dl/rev/2008-06/2253/blog/6/i900_video2.mp4) (1.59 MB).
There has been a lot of questions on the Hungarian forums about the the phone and it's screen with a unique resolution. There would be no use talking about software compatibility yet, I can only say that some programs run without a problem (like the ancient Pocket PC Mark), while other's won't start up, which might of course be due not only to the display, but to the beta ROM too. iGO 8, however, runs perfectly, with the exception of one small thing: screen rotation doesn't work, but I will ask Samsung about this.
There have been some questions in the English fora too, so I'd like to discuss these too. Last time, at the alarm clock part, I forgot to mention that repetition can be enabled, we can select the days one by one. Stuff related to the user-accessable memory is also constantly changin, in the new software version there is 63 MBfor running programs and only 37 MB for data storage, but since the phone's software is not final, this will change - and it will be a positive change.
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Repetition at the alarm clock
I didn't mention until now that there are three tabs on the second Today screen view and we can scroll amongst these like on HTC TouchFLO 3D: Home screen (current time and missed events), speed dial screen (with room for nine contacts) and the settings quick-launch (this also has nine elements).
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nish
12 July 2008, 01:38 PM
ی ی ی ی ی ی HTC ی ی ی ی . ǘ ی ʐی ی ی ی یی ی ی ی ی ی . ی ی ѡ ی ی Samsung i900 Omnia . ی.

http://www.writeage.com/images/samsung_i900_omnia_01.jpg


ی ی ی ی یی ی F480 F490 F700 Armani (http://www.writeage.com/samsung_armani_mobile_review.html) ی ی ی ی ی i900 Omnia . ʐی ی ѐی ѐ ی ی ی ی ی ǘی Omnia ǎ ی ی ی ی ی .


http://www.writeage.com/images/samsung_i900_omnia_02.jpg


ʐ ی Apple iPhone (http://www.writeage.com/apple_iphone_mobile_review.html) ی ی ی ی ی ی ی . ʐ ی یی ی ی ѐ ی ی 12.556.9112 یی ی ی ی . ی ی 127 ی ʐی ی ی ی ی (ی 140 ی ی Nokia N81 ی). ی ی i900 ی 3.2 یی ѐی ی ی یی ی ی ی 3.5 یی iPhone (http://www.writeage.com/apple_iphone_mobile_review.html) ی . ی 400240 ی ی ی ی ی ی ی ی ی یی VGA (480640) ی ی ی ی ی ی ی ی HTC Touch Diamond (http://www.writeage.com/htc_touch_diamond_pda_review.html) ی 2.8 یی VGA یی ی Omnia ی . ی ѐ ی ی ی ی ی ی ی ی Ӂ. ی ی ی ی ی 256 ی ی ی 65 ی ی ی ی ی ی ی ی iPhone (http://www.writeage.com/apple_iphone_mobile_review.html) ی ی .


http://www.writeage.com/images/samsung_i900_omnia_03.jpg


ی ی ی ی ی ییی ی ی ی ی ی ی ی Ӂی ی ј . ی ی ی یԐی ی ی Ϙ ʘی ی ی јی ی i780 ی ی. ی Ϙ ی یی ی ی ی ј ی ی ی ی ی ی ی ј ی یی ی ی ј ی ی ی ی.


http://www.writeage.com/images/samsung_i900_omnia_04.jpg


ی ϡ USB یԐی ی ی ی ی ی یی ʐ ی ی ی ی ю ʐ . ی ی Rocker یی ی ʐ ی ی ی . ی ʐ Ϙ Power 捘 ی ی ی یی ی ی ی ی .


http://www.writeage.com/images/samsung_i900_omnia_05.jpg


یی ی ی ی ʐ ی ی 5 ǁیی ی LED ѐ ی ی . ی ی ی ی ӡ ی ی ی. ی ی ی ی ی ی . ی ʐ ی ی 1440mAh ی ی ی ی ی ј ی 500 Stand-by 5 ی ی Application ی GPS ی ی یی 4 ی ی ی юی ʐ ی . ی ی ی ی ی ی . یی ی Micro SD Ԙ ǐ یی ی ی ی یی ی ی ی ی Hot Swap ی .

nish
12 July 2008, 01:39 PM
http://www.writeage.com/images/samsung_i900_omnia_06.jpg


Ԙ ی ی ʐ یی ی ی i900 ی ϡ یی ی ی ی ی 6.1 ʡ ی ʘی یҡ ی Touchwiz ی ی Touch FLO 3D HTC Touch Diamond (http://www.writeage.com/htc_touch_diamond_pda_review.html) ی ی ی ی ی ی ʐ یی ی یی . Stand-by ی ی یی یی Touchwiz ی ی ی ی ی ی F480 ی ی ی ی ی PDA یی Ϙی ی ی Panel ی Ԙ ی Widget ی ی ی Widget ی یی یی Application ی ј ʐ ی ی . Widget ی ی ی یی ی ی ϡ ѐ ژӡ ی ی یی ی FM Note . ی ییی ی ی Stand-by Tabbed Home Screen ی ی ی Home ی ѐ یی یΡ ی یی ی ی یی ی . ǘ ی ی ژ ی ی ی ی ی ی یی ی ی Wi-Fi ی ی ی . ی یی یی Task Manager ی Ϙ ی Main Menu ی .


http://www.writeage.com/images/samsung_i900_omnia_07.jpg


ی ی ی ی ی ی ی ی یی ی ی ی ی ی ی ی ی Application ی ی. ی ی یی ی ی э ی ی یی ی ی ی ی ی ی ی ی ی 6.1 ی ی ی .


http://www.writeage.com/images/samsung_i900_omnia_08.jpg


یی PDA ی ی ی ی Smart Dialing ی э ǘ ی ی ی ی ی ی. یی ی ی ی ی ی ӡ ѐ ی ی ی ʐ ی ی ی HTC (http://www.writeage.com/htc_touch_diamond_pda_review.html) Diamond (http://www.writeage.com/htc_touch_diamond_pda_review.html) ی یی Diamond (http://www.writeage.com/htc_touch_diamond_pda_review.html) ǐ ی ی ی ѐ ی ی ی ی Omnia یی ی ی ѐ ʐ ی Mute ی ی . ی ʐ ی ی ء ی ی ʡ ی Ϙ ی ی ی ی ی . ی ی ی ی ی Apple iPhone (http://www.writeage.com/apple_iphone_mobile_review.html) ی ی ʡ ی ی Ϙ ی .


http://www.writeage.com/images/samsung_i900_omnia_09.jpg


ی ی ی ی ی ی ی ی ی ی ی ی ی ی ی QWERTY ی QW ER TY ی ی ی ی ѐی ی ʐ ʡ ی . ی ی ی QWERTY ی ی ی ی SMS ی ѐ ی ی ی ی ی .
File Browser ی ی ی ی یی ی ی . ژ ʐ Media Album ژ ی ی یی ی ژ ی ی ی ی ی . ی ی ј ی ی ی ی ی .
Omnia ю 8 16 ییی ی ی Micro SD 8 یی ی یی ی ی یی ی . ی Ș ی یԐی ی یی ی یѡ Touch Player ی ی ی ی ی ی . ی ی ǘیی ی ی یی ی ی (Shuffle) ʘ ی . ی ی یی ی ی MP3 WMA OGG AMR AAC ی . یی ی ی ی Omnia ی یی Touch Payer Omnia ی PDA ی ی ی DivX Certified ی ی ی ی ی یی DivX XviD یی ی ی ی ی ی ی ی ی ی ی ی ی Marvell PXA312 ј 624 128 یی RAM 256 یی NAND ی ی یی یی ی ی ی . یی FM یی RDS ی ی .
ژی ی ʐی ی ی 5 ǁیی یی ی ی ی ی ی . ی ی ی ی ی ʘی LED ی ی یی ی ی. ی ژی ی ی ی ی ی ی ی ی ی ژی ی ی ǘ ی ϡ ݘ ی ی ی ISO ی ی ی Ϙ ѡ ژی ی ی ʐ ی ی ی ی ی ی ژی ی ی. ژی ی ی ی Wide Dynamic Range ی ی Geo-Tagging ی ی ی ی ی . یی ژ ی ی ی ی ی ی ی یی ی ی ی ی PDA ی ی ی ی ی ی ی ی ی ی ی . ی ی یی ی ی ی ی ی ی ی VGA 15 ی ی QVGA 30 ی ی ی ی ی ی ی . ی TV ی ی ی .
یی ی یی ی ی PDA ی ی ی ی . ی ی ی ј GSM ј HSDPA Ș ی ی GPRS EDGE 3G 7.2Mbps ی ی . 2.0 یی ی A2DP Wi-Fi ی ی ی ʐ ی . ی ی ی ی USB 2.0 ی Mass Storage یی 8 ی 16 ییی ی ی ی ی . ی ی ی ی ( ی ActiveSync ی Mass Storage) ی ʐ ی ی ی ی ی ی ی. ی ʐ Mass Storage ی 3.9MB/s ی ی ی ی ی ی 5.2MB/s ی یی.
GPS ی ی ی ی PDA ی ی ی ی ی ی . ی Wi-Fi Ș ی A-GPS ی ی ی ی . ی ʐ Google Mapsی ی ی ی ی ی . ی ј ی ی ی ی ی ی ѐ یی ʐ ی ی .
ی Application ی ی Omnia ی ѐ ی Opera 9.5 ی یی ی ѐ یی ј ی ی ѐ Safari Apple ی ی یی ی Copy/Paste ی Opera ی .


http://www.writeage.com/images/samsung_i900_omnia_10.jpg


Samsung i900 Omnia ʐ ی ی PDA ی ی ی ی یی ی یی ی ی ی ی ی یی ی . ی ی ی ی ی ی ǘ ی ی ی ی ی ی ی ی ی .
: writeage

nish
12 July 2008, 02:19 PM
http://www.phonearena.com/htmls/showimage.php?m=Reviews&f=image&id=1973
Model: OMNIA

Introduction:


http://www.phonearena.com/htmls/showimage.php?m=Reviews.Images&f=name&id=35474&v=thumb (http://www.phonearena.com/htmls/image.php?m=Reviews.Images&f=name&id=35474&caption=&title=Samsung OMNIA Preview)
Until recently, all Windows Mobile devices were considered suitable for business consumers only, because of the good organizing capabilities and the lack of entertainment features. After the appearance of the iPhone and the euphoria that followed, the situation changed and more and more media functions became available in smartphones.

Following that trend, Samsung announced the high-end OMNIA. It is based on the Windows Mobile 6.1 OS and is equipped with a 3.2 touch display, 5-megapixel camera, DivX/XviD support, GPS navigation, HSDPA and WiFi. Basically, thats the first all-in-one device of that type.


Design:

OMNIA did easily get our attention and we definitely think that it will participate in the competition for the best-looking Windows Mobile device. In spite of its big size (4.4 x 2.2 (112 x 56.9 mm)), it is relatively slim for a smartphone (0.5 (12.5 mm)).



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You can compare Samsung Omnia to many other phones using our Size Visualization Tool (http://www.phonearena.com/htmls/Samsung-OMNIA-phone-size-compare-pc_2914.html).


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Nothing will complete the look of such a universal device as a really large display. Luckily, the model has a 3.2 sensitive to the touch of any object screen.

There are only two hardware buttons on the front (send/end keys) and an optical mouse similar to Samsung i780 (http://www.phonearena.com/htmls/Samsung-SGH-i780-Preview-review-r_1928.html). The rest of the keys are on the right site and are used to access the menu, regulate the sound and activate the camera (done by holding the key). Pressing it just once pulls out the gallery. The opposite side houses only the charger connector.


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The 5-megapixel camera with the flash resides on the back. In order to get to the microSD card slot, youll have to remove the lid.

Overall, OMNIAs appearance is quite charming, but we doubt that this would be the only thing to attract the consumer. The more interesting things about it, are related to the interface and the rich multimedia capabilities.






Don't forget to check out our gallery for more pictures. (http://www.phonearena.com/htmls/Samsung-Omnia-Preview-review-gallery-r_1973.html)


Interface:


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As weve already mentioned, the model is based on Windows Mobile 6.1, but the manufacturer has made big software personalizations. Their main purpose is to facilitate the work of the user, by offering him navigation and menus that he is familiar with from the non-smartphones.

The homescreen is divided in three tabs with the main one housing the clock, call log shortcut, messages and e-mails. The other two are intended for speed dialing and frequently used settings (like activating the motion sensor, the mouse cursor, Bluetooth and WiFi). Here, the interface is dependant on themes, in the same style as in Soul, but at least for now the rest of the menus do not change in the same way. The promised widgets, similar to F480, are not present in the prototype. Instead, there is a submenu with shortcuts where you can place 11 applications of your choice, by dragging.


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nish
12 July 2008, 02:21 PM
Similar interface, divided into tabs is not something revolutionary and weve seen it in the latest HTC models. OMNIAs main menu, which is activated by the button on the right side or from the home icon on the start screen, is something absolutely new. It has large, beautiful icons and it looks like the menu of a regular phone. This feature gives you access to all functions and makes the standard Windows menu pointless. Some of the submenus, like the Phonebook and the alarms, have also been personalized, and all programs are united in a list. Still, most of the applications have kept their appearance, standard for a WM6.1 device.


In contrast to previous touchscreen Samsung models, the scrolling has been modified. In order to scroll you have to run your finger on the screen in the direction opposite to the one you want to move to.



The phonebook has a similar idea to the HTC Touch series you can quickly access any letter, by selecting it from the field on the right side of the screen. The very large font used for the names is notable. The options interfaces when you click on them and during a talk are also personalized. Naturally, searching is done by both parts of the names.




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OMNIA is a global phone, but unfortunately, it supports a single band 3G and that makes taking advantage of the high-speed internet possible only in Europe and Asia. Nevertheless, the presence of WiFi would provide a stable connection, whenever possible.



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Opera 9.5, which we consider the best currently on the market along with Safari, is used as the main browser. It visualizes pages perfectly, and the navigation is extremely easy with only couple of taps needed on the screen, to zoom in for a more detailed view.


Samsung OMNIA is one of the first Windows Mobile devices sporting a 5-megapixel camera (G-Smart MS820 was announced earlier this year). It is equipped with autofocus, flash and many options borrowed from the high-class cameraphones. The interface is convenient to operate entirely with fingers and offers access to all main functions (flash, resolution, focusing, exposure, frames and preset scenes) with only two clicks, without having to search through the menus. The advanced settings are divided in two tabs with a few pages each.



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We will discuss the picture quality once, the final product is available on the market. However, from what we saw, we are optimists and believe that it will be possible to use the phrases good pictures and Windows in a single sentence. Videos are recorded with a 640х480 resolution and another promising fact, in mp4 format, which is much better than 3gp.



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The photo slides and the media album look very good. The last one contains all pictures, songs, videos, and document and offers easy management. OMNIAs multimedia player capabilities have also been fiercely advertised. The built-in touch player is able to reproduce both, videos and songs. Unfortunately, the phone was unable to play DivX/XviD videos and well have to wait for the final product in order to give our opinion in this aspect.



Conclusion:


Samsung OMNIA is definitely one of the most expected devices on the cell phone market, along with Sony Ericsson XPERIA X1 and HTC Touch Pro. From what we saw, we think there is a reason for that. A few very interesting ideas have been employed in it, in combination with promising hardware and we are eager to get the final product in order to see if its really going to be that good as it looks.

SADEGH_FMAN
25 July 2008, 03:36 PM
Omnia یی ی ی ی ی Xbox 360 ی.
ی ی gsmarena ی ی ی 8 16 ییی ی. ی ی 6/1 Pro ی 3/2 ی 5 ǁی ی ی یی GPS microSD ی ی .
Xbox 360 ی ی ی یییی ی ی ی ی ی ی.
Omnia 22 ی یی ی ی .

mil-i300
25 July 2008, 06:41 PM
Xbox 360 PreOrder ... ... ...!!

abolhasan
1 August 2008, 01:11 PM
ی ی

mil-i300
1 August 2008, 10:58 PM
...ی ی ی ... ی 1 یی ...!!

ramin_boy
9 August 2008, 02:02 PM
1000000!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!
ی ی ی ی ی ی iphone ј ...
ی ی ی ی ی یی .

mil-i300
9 August 2008, 08:48 PM
ی ی ی ی 6.1 Prof .... ی ...
ی ی ی ǐ ی .... ی ی ی ی ی ی ی ی ی...!!

ی.. ј یی ...!!

ی ی ... ی i900 HTC Dimond ... interface HTC ی یی Samsung .. ی i900 ..! ی ..!!

s_nightmare2004
10 August 2008, 12:56 AM
samsung i900 ! ی ی ی ی ی ی ی ی ! ی یی ͘ یی ی iphone Ș. ͘ !
iphone یی Ȑی ǐی ! iphone јی!!!!

mil-i300
10 August 2008, 01:05 AM
ی MAC OSx ی ی ی..!!
ی ی ... Touchpad Optical .. ی..!!

s_nightmare2004
10 August 2008, 01:33 AM
ی ! ی ی ی pocket pc یی ی ASUS P525. ݘ ی ی ی ی WM 6.1 ی! OSx ! ی ی یی ی !!!
16GB . Optical touchpad ی Ȑ ی ی ! ǐ ی ی ی ی ی ی SAMSUNG i8510 INNOV8 ی Optical touchpad ی ی Touch screen ی!

nish
10 August 2008, 12:28 PM
samsung i900 ! ی ی ی ی ی ی ی ی ! ی یی ͘ یی ی iphone Ș. ͘ !
iphone یی Ȑی ǐی ! iphone јی!!!!

ی ی ǘی
ی ی ی ی ی ی .

nish
10 August 2008, 12:50 PM
Introduction


Now that the dust of the Diamond vs. Omnia PocketPC battle settles down, our up close and personal look at the rivals continues with Samsung i900 Omnia. Slick looks, great feature-pack and ingenious software solutions are things that hold true for the i900 Omnia in the same extent as for the Diamond.
And since the Samsung i900 Omnia boasts loads of character and personality it's no wonder it holds the crowd hooked ever since it was announced. The first five megapixel Windows Mobile (http://www.gsmarena.com/samsung_i900_omnia-review-267.php#) cameraphone has inspired quite a following and now that it's already market available in Europe we are more than happy to welcome the Omnia back after a well deserved breather. Well then, we've seen it race, let's watch it cruise.
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Samsung i900 Omnia official photos
Key features:

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Quad-band GSM support

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3G with HSDPA (http://www.gsmarena.com/samsung_i900_omnia-review-267.php#) 7.2 Mbps

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Windows Mobile 6.1 Professional OS

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624MHz Marvell PXA312 CPU and 128 MB RAM

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3.2" 65K-color touchscreen with resolution of 240 x 400 pixels

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5 megapixel autofocus camera with wide dynamic range mode, face tracking, smile detection, geotagging

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8 to 16 GB of storage memory, microSD expansion

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Built-in GPS receiver with A-GPS

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Wi-Fi

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Stereo Bluetooth and USB connectivity

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FM radio (http://www.gsmarena.com/samsung_i900_omnia-review-267.php#) with RDS

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Optical joystick with virtual mouse functionality

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Built-in accelerometer for auto screen rotation and call muting

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TV-out

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Solid build and great finish

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Slick design and slim body

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Nice battery life

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Fast response and performance

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Excellent thumb-optimized software package

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Thumbable virtual QWERTY keyboard with optional landscape mode

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TouchWiz UI

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DivX video support right out of the box

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Above average audio quality

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No stylus slot

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Non-standard USB port


Web browser lacks real Flash support

The PocketPC mid-season may as well be a hush before the storm with the HTC Touch Pro and Xperia waiting to be unleashed. But for now we have two other bitter rivals to keep us busy: Samsung i900 Omnia and HTC Touch Diamond. It truly is a great achievement for Samsung to have a gadget fit to stand up to the top PocketPC manufacturer HTC.
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Samsung i900 Omnia all over
The two devices are doing a great job standing their ground to the Apple iPhone 3G and it's no wonder since each of them is technically more advanced than Apple's creation. In fact, they have a lot of things in common with the iPhone - the full Touch UI, the nice multimedia capabilities and the superior web browsing experience. But we digress.
We already saw the Diamond and Omnia in action and you're free to replay the game here (http://www.gsmarena.com/htc_touch_diamond_vs_samsung_i900_omnia-review-262.php). The Diamond surely has a few things to offer over the Omnia (VGA screen, smaller size, 3D acceleration, and magnetic stylus) but it also has its issues here and there to make it a tough call indeed. We do hope however that this review will bring you a little closer to deciding your allegiance.
Some of you that have already gone through the Diamond vs Omnia article might be probably wondering if this review is worth your time. Well, truthfully, we have put our every effort to make it worth it.
First of all, since we finished the grand battle between these two high-end handsets, we received a final retail unit of the Samsung Omnia, which proved much better both in performance and software equipment. We've taken care to reflect all those changes in this review. And there's even more:
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we've added more than 70 new interface screenshots (and there are new studio shots too)

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we've added a whole bunch of camera samples from the retail unit

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we've covered new topics such as the FM radio, the organizer, the mobile office and the full range of pre-installed applications


we've covered the Opera 9.5 web browser in greater detail

nish
10 August 2008, 12:53 PM
Unboxing the Samsung i900 Omnia


Samsung i900 Omnia comes in nicely looking medium-sized package. Its contents cover all the basics. A DC charger, a CD with the required software for PC synchronization and a bunch of manuals go without saying.
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Samsung i900 Omnia unboxed
The stylus dongle is also included and it's almost identical to the LG Viewty's in design. And much like with the Viewty, it's meant to dangle on its string tied to the lanyard eyelet. This isn't handy at all, so our guess is most Omnia users will give it up in the end.
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The stylus has nice design, but no compartment of its own
There is also a handsfree, which consists of two parts - a remote and a set of headphones. The remote sports a standard 3.5mm jack, which means that you can change the provided headset with any other set you have at hand. Finally, there is a number of ear buds of varying sizes for a comfortable fit of the nicely designed headphones.
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Nice job of a headset
Samsung i900 Omnia 360-degree spin


Standing at 112 x 56.9 x 12.5 mm, Samsung i900 Omnia is on the hefty side. This is of course mainly in terms of width and height, as the 12.5 mm thickness does sound great to us. In all fairness, it cannot compare to the compact HTC Touch Diamond but the Omnia is still easily pocketable. The weight of 127 grams isn't much of a feat for a no-keypad device but we guess it's the price to pay for all the top-notch features on board.




Design and construction


Designwise, the Samsung i900 Omnia doesn't differ that much from most other touchscreen handsets (http://www.gsmarena.com/samsung_i900_omnia-review-267p2.php#). In fact, there isn't much room for designer creativity in this class of devices, so the Omnia is understandably similar to its market rivals.
On the positive side, we do like the finish of the rear, which might not be as unique as the HTC Touch Diamond but looks really classy.
At the top of the front panel of the Samsung i900 Omnia we find the earpiece, the ambient light sensor and the secondary video-call camera. Almost all the rest is the 3.2" touchscreen, which we'll come back to a little later in our review.
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The earpiece, the ambient light sensor and the secondary camera are at the top
At the very bottom of the front are the Call and End keys, with the optical joystick amidst. The optical joystick is a nice little control, which is used for thumbing around a virtual mouse cursor in a way identical to Samsung i780 (http://www.gsmarena.com/samsung_i780-2124.php).
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The remaining keys on the front panel
The left side of Samsung i900 Omnia sports the lanyard eyelet and the Samsung proprietary USB port. Frankly, we would have preferred the miniUSB variety. Boy, even microUSB could've done better, giving the Omnia much greater compatibility. After all, miniUSB cables are extremely popular and microUSB is also quickly catching up.
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nish
10 August 2008, 12:55 PM
The lanyard eyelet and the USBslot are on the left
On the right side of the Omnia we come upon the volume rocker and the dedicated camera key. They are both positioned in the lower half of the handset (http://www.gsmarena.com/samsung_i900_omnia-review-267p2.php#) and are large and comfortable enough to use.
Near the top of the right side we find the knob that launches the thumb-optimized Main menu.
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Three controls are to be found on the right of the Omnia
All there is at the bottom of Samsung i900 Omnia is the mouthpiece.
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The mouthpiece is the only thing of interest at the bottom
The top hosts the power key and the reset hole. The kinda small and recessed power key did get on our nerves every once in a while.
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The power key and the reset key hole are on top
The Samsung i900 Omnia rear hosts the 5 megapixel camera lens and the LED flash that's supposed to boost performance in the dark. There is a preinstalled application that lets you use the flash as a torch.
Update: The back panel of the Omnia is all plastic despite looking as if it has a brushed metal finish. You can't really tell that just by looking at it, but once you touch it, it feels like plain plastic alright. Nevertheless, we are really fond of this design solution - it certainly adds to the Omnia looks.
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The 5 megapixel camera is at the back, complimented by the LED flash
Removing the back panel reveals the 1440-mAh Li-ion battery that powers the Omnia. The generous capacity, combined with the good power-management capabilities of the Marvel CPU, give the Omnia great battery life. The manufacturer quotes it at up to 500h of standby time and up to almost 6h in talk time.
Under our care and some moderate usage the Omnia lasted 60 hours with a single charge. The moderate usage in question is something like a total of 20 minutes of talk time, 1 hour of in-car GPS navigation, 1 hour of web browsing via Wi-Fi or 3G, and taking around 40 camera photos. The GPS receiver is a real battery drainer, so if you don't use it the device should last even longer. And we won't be surprised, if it lasts a week under really low usage.
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The battery is quite a performer
The other thing we found under the battery cover is the memory card slot. Hot swap was nowhere in sight as you have to remove the battery to access it. After all with 8 (up to 16) GB of onboard storage, the main purpose of the card slot is to serve as an extra connectivity option. Still, no hot swap is a loss we just can't get over.
As a whole, we are really pleased with the construction quality of the Samsung i900 Omnia. It looks sturdy and feels nice in hand, the hefty size aside. We heard no creaks or other disturbing sounds for the time of our review and we also didn't notice any signs of wear and tear although we used it rather heavily.
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Samsung i900 Omnia held in hand
Controversial Wide QVGA Display


Samsung i900 Omnia is equipped with a large 3.2" 65K-color display with a resolution of 240 x 400 pixels. As with most PocketPCs, picture quality isn't really impressive. Not that it is too bad either but we've seen Samsung do much better on their feature phones (http://www.gsmarena.com/samsung_i900_omnia-review-267p2.php#).
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The 3.2" 65K color display of the Omnia leaves us with mixed feelings
The display resolution can also be considered somewhat of a problem at times. Wide QVGA might be great for watching widescreen movies, web browsing and viewing photos but it does bring up some compatibility issues. For example, we had quite a hard time starting the iGO 2008 navigation software on the Omnia. We guess similar issues will arise with other applications too.
In terms of sunlight legibility, Samsung i900 Omnia is also far from its prime. It's really hard to see anything on the display outdoors on a sunny day, and finding a proper angle for working with the phone is near impossible. This has a particularly negative effect on photography, as you can hardly see the viewfinder at times

nish
10 August 2008, 01:00 PM
Single-handed operation with a mouse


Samsung engineers have staked so much on touchability that they didn't bother put a stylus slot on the Omnia's body. The retail package includes one, but there's no place for it in the handset (http://www.gsmarena.com/samsung_i900_omnia-review-267p3.php#) itself. Instead you can leave it on hanging as a dongle from the handset body. We hate saying that (as much as we don't like using a stylus), but the hard work Samsung have put into making it more touch-friendly unfortunately doesn't rule out the stylus as a means of input.
The Samsung i900 Omnia doesn't have many hardware buttons - a main Menu key and a camera key on the right, Call and End keys and the optical joystick basically complete the list. The MainMenu key on the right hand side of the handset activates the proprietary Main menu, which is quite touch-optimized. A longer press on that key will open the Task Manager no matter where you are in the interface (neat indeed).
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The side key launches the proprietary Main menu
Furthermore, the Omnia offers a unique small touchpad that operates in two modes - it's either a regular touchpad or you can use it to navigate an on-screen mouse pointer. In both cases however the touchpad doubles as a hardware button that you can press for confirming, for example.
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The Omnia touchpad
In touchpad mode (the one without mouse pointer) a quick sweep produces a single move of the current selection (i.e. only jumping to the closest item). However an improvement with the retail Omnia we received has added a new functionality. Now a slower sweep over the touchpad moves the selection by four items instead of only one. That way it can conveniently be used for scrolling for example in menus such as Programs.
The mouse pointer mode is interesting too and can substitute the stylus at most times allowing for single-handed usage. You can scroll easily with the mouse by holding the pointer dead center on a side scrollbar and pressing longer. This activates the scrolling mode and a single sweep takes you up and down. A single press deactivates the scrolling.
The only downside of the mouse pointer mode is that you can't use it to drag-to-select or to invoke a context menu by a longer press on the joystick.
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Activating the mouse cursor with a single tap on the Home screen
Navigating around the user interface on the Samsung Omnia is further enhanced by the screen auto rotation thanks to the built-in accelerometer. There is even a nice little animation to make the transition of the screens more visually appealing. You can also disable that feature if you see the need to do so. The sensor sensitivity is also adjustable.
The Samsung Omnia also offers nice touch feedback when you touch the screen. The Omnia vibrates shortly to confirm every key press. Unfortunately, the haptic feedback doesn't always mean your key press was actually accepted and the command is being run.
The Omnia is a nice all-rounder


Samsung i900 Omnia CPU is clocked at 624Mhz and it indeed pays off. The Omnia fares superbly against most of our software benchmarks and the system response is great.
Probably the most pitched feature of the i900 Omnia is its touch-optimized interface. And indeed we welcomed most of the changes and custom solutions introduced by Samsung. Although this is their first attempt at custom Windows Mobile (http://www.gsmarena.com/samsung_i900_omnia-review-267p3.php#) interfaces, they have a lot of experience with full Touch UI handsets, which was obviously put to use.
Beside the thumbable interface, the Omnia offers massive embedded storage clearly stating its multimedia orientation. The iPhone was among the first devices to pack 4GB, 8GB and 16GB of onboard memory in a similar fashion to the popular Apple iPods. Windows Mobile devices (http://www.gsmarena.com/samsung_i900_omnia-review-267p3.php#) are now obviously taking up and the Samsung i900 Omnia has two versions - one with 8GB, and another with 16GB worth of storage.
Then, there's the 5 megapixel camera that offers fast response, excellent image quality and a bunch of high-end cameraphone features. The Omnia is the first 5 megapixel PocketPC to hit the market and it totally stands up to the challenge.
And finally, the built-in GPS receiver allows the i900 Omnia to make a nice in-car/walk-around GPS navigation unit, provided you install some software for the purpose.
So overall, with the Samsung i900 Omnia we are looking at a really nice package - full of goodies for both the high-tech and the style-conscious customers but we are yet to see how it delivers on all those fronts.
It's a clear case of Widgetry


Well OK, don't go running for a dictionary. Just know that widgetry is no crime, never mind the punch line up there. We totally made it up to spice this headline just like Samsung implanted the TouchWiz to tweak up the WinMo UI.
Samsung are playing it smart with a proven performer of a plug-in to their spanking new WinMo handset. The concept of widgets on your home screen is nothing new - we've already seen it implemented on the Samsung F480 Tocco (http://www.gsmarena.com/samsung_f480-2268.php). But they have done a great job porting it to Windows Mobile Pro.
Making a step further, Samsung offer not one, not two, but a good three different touch optimized Home screens.
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The available themes the three home screen plug-ins
First is the Widgets home screen. It's basically a blank screen you can fill up with a number of mini applications of your choosing. There's a sidebar full of those widgets and they are simply begging to be taken out for a spin.
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The TouchWiz interface
The widgets can be dragged onto the unpopulated screen and moved around to your liking. If any is to be stashed away, all you need to do is drag it back to the sidebar.
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The TouchWiz interface: various widgets can be moved around as you please
Some of the available Widgets are a digital clock, an analog clock, a world-time clock, a birthday reminder list, a photo browser, ringing profile selector, a music player, an FM radio, a Notes widget, and a calendar, plus several shortcuts to Windows applications such as Notes, Games, etc.
It's an impressive list but they are not that practical and when you get bored you can switch to the more pragmatic tabbed Home screen.
The first tab of this alternative Home screen shows an ample clock and the date, plus shortcuts to SMS, Email inbox and the Calls log. The second tab allows quick access to favorite contacts and the third tab is a quick fix for frequently used settings such as: changing ringing profiles, screen auto rotation, Bluetooth, Wi-Fi, mouse, LED flashlight and USB mode. You switch between tabs with a simple finger sweep.
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nish
10 August 2008, 01:08 PM
The second Omnia Home screen is more practical
Alongside those two Home screens, there is also the MainMenu, which acts as some sort of an application launcher. The MainMenu is a lot like a regular feature phone menu and gives access to Samsung's very own calls log, phonebook, music player, camera, FM radio, media library, image gallery, and installed applications. You also have access to Windows Mobile messaging and settings, as well as a grid of shortcuts to frequently used applications (this one is customizable unlike the MainMenu itself).
Samsung's very own in the paragraph above means that Samsung have added custom applications (such as the Phonebook or Calls Log), that are much more thumbable than their Windows counterparts. In fact, they remind a lot the Apple iPhone interface.
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Omnia Main Menu, applications list and the customizable shortcuts page customizing the shortcuts page
And finally, the third available Home screen is a mix between the tabbed Home screen and the Main menu. Well, it's not tabbed but looks a lot like the tabbed variety. But instead of shortcuts to some settings, it offers an application launcher similar to the Main menu.
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The third home screen incorporates the main menu itself
In the first two home screens the right-hand hardware key starts the proprietary Main Menu but since you have that already on display with the third Home screen, the key starts the Shortcuts, which are otherwise part of the menu.
A step further takes you down to Windows Mobile


Once you get past the Home screen and all the finger sweeps, all you are left with is the good old Windows Mobile. Stress here is definitely on "old", much less so on "good".
Samsung however have made some efforts in remedying its usability too. Some of the most used system settings, contacts management, and the messaging department have all benefited, as well as the image and web browsing.
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The Start menu viewing the standard Programs and Settings menus on Samsung Omnia
Samsung have decided to extend the touch interface to some of the Windows Mobile system settings. The options of the standard OS are usually displayed with a minute font and small checkboxes or sliders that are not really comfortable to set unless you pick up the stylus.
The Samsung Omnia Home screen gives access to the Wireless manager allowing users to turn connectivity options on and off, such as Wi-Fi or Bluetooth. You can also turn on the "Flight" and "Vibrate only" modes from here.
You further have the option to toggle the auto screen rotation and the mouse pointer on and off. The USB connectivity mode (Active Sync or Mass Storage) is also configurable from the Settings tab on the Home screen. The last thing that you can toggle on and off here is the the camera LED mode, which doubles as a flashlight.
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nish
10 August 2008, 01:11 PM
Samsung's very own phonebook is nice


Contacts management is usually considered one of the strongest points of Windows Mobile. You have an unlimited contact list, unlimited info fields for each contact and excellent synchronization options. However, the small font and tiny fields make the stylus a must when you are looking up a contact or editing its details.
Samsung have chosen to replace the contacts list with a touch optimized application of their own. It's accessible from the Samsung MainMenu and it's rather iPhone-like, or let's say iPhone-inspired. You can scroll the contacts by dragging your thumb across the display or quickly jump to a letter (iPhone way). The contacts list can be easily sorted by memory (Phone or SIM), by Name, company or Category, or you can easily search by gradual typing.
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The thumb-optimized Samsung phonebook application
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Searching via typing or by letter
The contacts are presented in a rather thumbable way. Only if you want to edit a contact's details, you get transferred to the regular Windows Mobile interface.
When editing a contact you have a plethora of available info fields - and if by any rare chance, those are not enough, you can always rename some of the existing ones to use as you like.
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A single contact's info is handy, but when you start editing you still get the WinMo interface
The touch-optimized Phonebook may not be good at editing, but it has a handy delete mode.
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Switching to delete mode
The usual Windows Mobile phonebook is also available. The only advantage it brings is the Last Call field that appears when you preview a contact. It's quite handy to have the last time you called that person and it's a feature unique to Windows Mobile.
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The regular WinMo phonebook the last call field is something we like
Call management


The Phone application of the Samsung i900 Omnia offers a large dial pad but probably its most useful feature is the Smart dialing. With Smart dialing you hardly ever need to go to the Contacts list in order to dial a number - just start typing a name or a number and you get all the matching entries from both the contacts list and the calls log.
Samsung have gone so far in replicating a regular phone's dial pad, that even a long press on the # key starts the "Vibrate only" silent ringing profile.
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The i900 Omnia Phone app has Smart Dialing the Omnia context keys during a call
During a call the Samsung Omnia locks the display until your call is over. To unlock it during a call you need to press the touchpad once. If you don't touch the display within a short while afterwards, it automatically locks again.
Thanks to the built-in accelerometer you can also mute an incoming call by simply turning the phone face down on the table. If you turn the Omnia over again, muting gets released and the ringer resumes.
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Setting up screen auto rotation and the flip-to-mute feature

nish
10 August 2008, 01:24 PM
As part of our reviewing routine we measured the loudspeaker performance of the Samsung i900 Omnia and compared it to a few other smart devices. One thing's for sure - you won't miss any incoming calls as the Omnia is loud enough to score the Good mark. Unfortunately, the retail Omnia that we received was not as loud as the beta unit used for the "Diamond vs. Omnia" article (http://www.gsmarena.com/htc_touch_diamond_vs_samsung_i900_omnia-review-262.php) that you probably remember. But still, the difference amounts to a couple of decibels. The results displayed in the table are from the retail unit.
Here's how it ranks. You can find more details about our test, as well as the results of all other tested handsets here (http://www.gsmarena.com/latest_features-review-171p3.php).
Speakerphone testVoice, dBPink noise/ Music, dBRinging phone, dBOveral scoreApple iPhone67.260.266.6Below AverageLG KS2066.170.664.9AverageHTC Touch Diamond66.775.966.0GoodHTC Touch Cruise68.866.674.2GoodNokia N95 8GB75.766.270.5GoodSamsung i900 Omnia (retail)70.264.875.2GoodHTC TyTN II 76.075.782.7Excellent


The Calls log on Windows Mobile devices offers practically unlimited entries. Much like with the Phonebook, Samsung have created an entirely new Calls Log application which is much more thumb-optimized than the original one.
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Samsung's very own Calls Log application
Messaging


Samsung's go at messaging is not as creative as their Contacts or Calls Log applications - they use the default Windows Mobile inbox and editors. Interestingly enough, emails and SMS on the Omnia share one and the same editor, which is rather uncommon in Windows Mobile.
The Xt9 prediction system is there to assist typing but you can switch it off just as easily. Another Samsung touch is the files toolbar, which allows you to attach files in your messages easy as pie.
As of Windows 6.1, users enjoy threaded SMS, so you can be sure you get that feature in the i900 Omnia.
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The Messaging department on the Omnia SMS, MMS, and emails share one editor the file toolbar allows quick attachment handling threaded messaging is nice
The email inbox holds no surprises to experienced WinMo users. You have support for POP3, IMAP and Push Email.
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Browsing received emails reading an email
Perhaps now is a good time to mention input options on the Samsung i900 Omnia. Samsung have preinstalled three different layouts of a rather thumbable keyboard, since the default Windows Mobile keyboards are fit for stylus use only.
The choices include a full QWERTY keyboard, a Blackberryesque QW-ER-TY keyboard and a regular phone multi-tap keyboard. Unlike the standard WinMo keypad however, when you hit a number field, you have to manually switch the keyboard to number input.
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The touch-optimized keyboards on the Omnia the regular Windows Mobile QWERTY keyboard is only good for stylus use
Also, Samsung i900 Omnia definitely wins a point when it comes to typing thanks to its vibrating touch feedback. Furthermore, since the screen auto rotation feature is available throughout the whole interface, you also benefit from a larger landscape version of all those keyboards in every application (those are especially useful in Messaging).
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Using the generous Omnia landscape keyboard
Of course, much like with any other Windows Mobile Pro device, there is support for handwriting character recognition so if you wish, you can use the supplied stylus to write directly on the screen.

nish
10 August 2008, 01:28 PM
File management and file system performance


Samsung i900 Omnia offers generous file storage capacity. The handset comes in two flavors - one with 8GB and another one with 16GB worth of data storage. Our test Omnia unit had 8 gigs on board.
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The WinMo file manager on the Omnia
The Samsung Omnia even has a microSD card slot, which easily worked with 4GB and 8GB memory cards. However, the downside of Omnia's implementation is that the slot is not hot-swappable - you have to remove the battery in order to access it.
We ran a copy speed test on a Windows XP-based PC paired with the Omnia in USB Mass Storage mode. The Omnia proved rather fast in the Write operation (copying from PC to handset) but was some 30% slower in Read (copying from handset to PC). Here are the results:


Samsung i900 Omnia copy/paste performance:


PC to handset -> 3.9 MB/s

Handset to PC -> 5.2MB/s

Bear in mind that those figures will be lower on a Vista-based PC for some Microsoft-only-knows-why reason. That's another story entirely and we'd rather stayed out of it.

Image gallery is excellent



When it comes to image browsing, the Samsung Omnia Media Album is really fast displaying and browsing those 5 megapixel images fullscreen. It's actually a full featured file browser that shows only multimedia folder contents. Since it's universal (not only photo-centric), you can filter the shown files by type - image, video, music, and documents.

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Browsing multimedia via the Media Album application and filtering content
Back to image browsing, the Media Album certainly benefits from the auto screen rotation feature. Zooming is as easy as on the Apple iPhone for example. You zoom in and out by simply dragging your thumb up or down the image. The first zoom step is a bit slow, but we are talking 5 megapixel images here. At this point we are really pleased with the Samsung solution.
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The zooming gesture is remarkably user friendly
Further on, if you want to see a slide show of your images, you can use the dedicated app that Samsung have also preinstalled.
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Browsing images as thumbs in Image Slide playing a slideshow fullscreen is available too


Music is always important



The Samsung Touch Player caters for the music department on the Omnia. You can sort music by album, artist, and genre or you can create custom playlists. Sorting the tracks by album brings the album cover interface. The album covers look nice and large, and can also be displayed full screen while you're listening to music. We are glad that in the retail version that we received the scrolling speed is much improved as compared to the first Omnia we had a chance to play with.

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The music library browsing albums browsing album tracks
Unfortunately, the Samsung Touch Player lacks any equalizer presets; shuffle and repeat are the only related options.
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Volume control Touch player options are limited some of other player options are touch optimized

nish
10 August 2008, 01:32 PM
Audio quality


Windows Mobile devices have never been known for even decent audio output. Their business mindset has so far served as a good excuse for the poor audio. However, as the Samsung i900 Omnia is considered a multimedia device, it is about time this changed.
Since we published our Diamond vs. Omnia article, we received a final retail version of the Samsung i900 Omnia. While, we weren't quite satisfied with the first Omnia audio quality, things have changed with the retail version.
The frequency response of the retail Samsung i900 Omnia is good as before, however the other readings such as IMD and THD have been improved. All readings are good and some even impressive. The distortion levels are about the same as the Apple iPhone 3G, which is great. The frequency response of the two devices is also perfectly matching but this is hardly a surprise, as Samsung provide the audio chips for Apple's latest gadget. The areas where the Omnia is not so impressive are noise level, dynamic range and stereo crosstalk but still neither is actually bad. Anyway, the results are here, so you can see for yourselves, but it's safe to conclude that the Omnia offers unsurpassed audio quality among Winodws Mobile PocketPCs. And in case you've missed it, you can learn all about our testing process here (http://www.gsmarena.com/latest_features-review-171p2.php).
TestFrequency responseNoise levelDynamic rangeTHDIMD + NoiseStereo crosstalkSamsung i900 Omnia+0.37, -1.15-79.379.30.00390.027-78.7Apple iPhone 3G+0.52, -1.05-89.990.10.00330.016-93.1HTC Touch Diamond+0.42, -2.46-84.087.00.0230.338-85.6Samsung U600+0.41, -1.12-89.286.50.00400.019-86.9Asus P750+0.55, -3.34-86.386.20.00810.926-76.2LG KS20+0.80, -3.60-85.688.70.0631.310-86.7Nokia N81+0.39, -1.13-86.695.80.0410.040-69.9



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Samsung i900 Omnia and Apple iPhone 3G's frequency response graph match perfectly
Portable video player


The Samsung Omnia is the first DivX certified Windows Mobile device, so you get DivX playback straight out of the box on the same Touch Player that is used for music playback. Now there's some confusion roaming around that the Omnia has XviD support too, but we've played with a total of four different units - each at different stage of developement and XviD support was not present on any of them.
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Playing video on the Omnia's Touch Player
For a wider range of supported video formats however, you should pick a third-party solution. We opted for the popular commercial Core player, since the free TCPMP player didn't run, probably due to some incompatibilities with Windows Mobile 6.1.
Samsung i900 Omnia turned out pretty good at near VGA-res XviD video playback - we played a DVD rip intended for desktop PC playback and luckily there were no skipped frames.
Furthermore, the Samsung Omnia has a widescreen display that is generally better at widescreen videos and with a slight zooming in, you get almost fullscreen playback.
FM radio is superb


The Omnia sports a built-in FM radio and it naturally requires the headset to be plugged-in.
The FM radio has an excellent interface, much like the rest of the multimedia players aboard, and is highly touch optimized. And it's packed with pretty much every feature you would need.
There are two separate lists for stored stations - they can both store unlimited number of stations. You can also place shortcuts to six favorite radio stations on the main screen.
The Radio player can run in the background, automatically pausing during calls, and broadcasts can be easily recorded with rather acceptable audio quality at 128kbps and 44000 kHz.
Naturally, there is RDS support.
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The FM Radio on the Omnia: adjusting the volume the first channel list FM radio settings are touch-optimized although rarely used broadcast recording is a nice option

nish
10 August 2008, 01:35 PM
Windows Mobile cameraphone, now that's a first


The Samsung i900 Omnia packs a really nice 5 megapixel camera, which produces images with a maximum resolution of 2592 x 1944 pixels. It comes equipped with autofocus, digital image stabilizer, face recognition, smile detection, and geotagging courtesy of the built-in GPS receiver. The LED flash next to the camera lens completes the tally.
The Omnia camera shoots in landscape mode and makes use of the dedicated camera key. It's got an intuitive user interface that makes changing settings on-the-go a breeze.
Interface and usability


Since the Omnia display has a different aspect ratio than its camera sensor, the viewfinder doesn't take up the whole screen estate. Thus it easily fits two columns of controls on the left and right side of the viewfinder. You can of course opt for a fullscreen viewfinder, but this would crop the live feed from the sensor to fit the display. The resulting images however have standard resolution and don't come out cropped.
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Shooting with Samsung i900 Omnia
The Omnia camera offers several shooting modes (single, continuous, mosaic, panorama and the smile detection one). The smile detection mode makes use of face recognition and in this mode the camera doesn't take a photo as soon you press the shutter all the way down. Instead, it waits for the smiles on all recognized faces in the frame.
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The Samsung i900 Omnia camera interface
The Omnia also offers extensive shoot scenes (portrait, landscape, sports, party & indoor, beach & snow, sunset, dusk & down, fall color, night shot, firework, text, show window, candle light, back light).
You can also directly control the auto focus (regular, macro and face detection) from a shortcut in your viewfinder.
The additional camera settings include self-timer, white balance, color effect, ISO setup (ISO50-800), on-screen gridline and shutter sound (which unfortunately cannot be turned off).
And finally, the Omnia offers the proprietary Samsung Wide Dynamic Range setting for shooting high contrast scenes (not really that useful), as well as GPS geotagging.
So overall, you get all the goodies of a high-end cameraphone plus some extras. We'll cover image quality in a second, but first, the Samsung Omnia Panorama mode probably deserves some special attention. Samsung have made shooting panoramic images fully automatic - you're guided along the horizontal axis and images are taken automatically when your framing is just about right. However, the individual images are taken in the meager 320 x 240 pixel resolution. The produced panoramic image is so low-res it ruined it for us.
The Omnia panoramic mode allows making panoramas out of up to eight consequent shots. Usually the 8-shot images have too wide a field of view and all straight lines in the center distort heavily as if taken by a bad fish-eye lens. Panoramas tend to look much more natural when they comprise out of three or five frames - the geometric distortion is less prominent. It's good that the number of frames is user-configurable.
Image quality


As we already pointed out, the Samsung i910 Omnia is a really capable cameraphone. It produces crisp and tack sharp images with balanced processing and precise colors. The Omnia is probably the first PocketPC we've seen to produce impressive camera samples and we think it's safe to assume it's got the best camera among PocketPCs out there.
We've had our share of pre-release Omnias and we saw improvement in image quality each time - especially in color rendering. Otherwise, resolution and detail have been consistently high with each unit - those can easily rival the Nokia N95 8GB.
We now finally have a retail unit in our hands but the camera performance is still not perfect. Some of our images seem to have some sort of tint or reduced contrast - especially those taken with some of the preset shooting modes.
We guess all these minor glitches should be fixed by a software update later on. For now, image quality is not perfect in all shots but it shows potential that's not to be overlooked.
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Video


Samsung i900 Omnia records VGA video (640 x 480 pixels) at 15fps or QVGA video (320 x 240 pixels) at 30fps. That's not much by any standard - point & shoot digicams are already pushing video recording to HD, while cameraphones (even the Omnia kind with its capable processor) are still short of the VGA@30fps standard. It makes you wonder how Nokia does it with their Symbian smartphones.
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Omnia camcorder interface
Here are two sample videos produced by the Samsung i900 Omnia. The first Omnia video is shot in MPEG4 VGA@15fps, while the second Omnia video is MPEG4 QVGA@30fps.
The first Omnia video (http://i.gsmarena.com/vv/reviewsimg/htc-diamond-vs-samsung-omnia/omnia/camera/gsmarena_v002.mp4) is shot in MPEG4 VGA@15fps, while the second Omnia video (http://i.gsmarena.com/vv/reviewsimg/htc-diamond-vs-samsung-omnia/omnia/camera/gsmarena_v003.mp4) is recorded in MPEG4 QVGA@30fps.
Loaded with connectivity goodies


PocketPCs are usually known for offering great connectivity options and the Samsung i900 Omnia makes no exception - HSDPA (http://www.gsmarena.com/samsung_i900_omnia-review-267p6.php#) 7.2Mpbs, Wi-Fi and stereo Bluetooth 2.0 + EDR are all on board.
Currently targeting Europe/Asia, the Omnia has quad-band GSM and HSDPA 2100 MHz support. But with eyes set on the American market, there will be a localized (American 3G) version of the handset (http://www.gsmarena.com/samsung_i900_omnia-review-267p6.php#) with 850/1900MHz HSDPA support.






USB 2.0 support is also present of course, but the Samsung Omnia loses a point in its implementation for several reasons:


<LI itxtvisited="1">It uses the Samsung proprietary connectivity port instead of universal miniUSB <LI itxtvisited="1">In USB Mass Storage mode it can either show the contents of the built-in 8/16GB storage or the memory card, not both

It doesn't prompt chooseing USB connection mode (ActiveSync or Mass Storage), you have to preset that prior to connecting the cable

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Choosing the default USB connection mode
We've already commented on the transfer speeds in USB mode - they seem good enough to make file transfers comfortable, especially when transferring content to the handset.
On the good side - you can also use the memory card slot for transferring content, but unfortunately, you will have to quite annoyingly remove the battery to access it.
The Samsung i900 Omnia also sports a TV-out functionality using the same proprietary connectivity port. We didn't have a TV-out cable to test it as it doesn't ship with the retail package. However, the TV out settings seem extensive.
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TV out settings

nish
10 August 2008, 01:39 PM
Touch-centric web browser without true Flash support


The Samsung i900 Omnia is equipped with the latest version of the Opera browser, which makes the Internet Explorer Mobile (http://www.gsmarena.com/samsung_i900_omnia-review-267p6.php#) redundant. The Opera 9.5 browser is extensively touch-optimized and seems heavily inspired by the iPhone Safari browser.
While it falls slightly short to deliver the same level of usability as the Safari browser, it manages to compensate by throwing in a few features that totally lack on the iPhone, such as text copy/paste and the download manager.
Unfortunately, since the Samsung i900 Omnia comes with Flash Lite 2.1 support - the web browser supports only Flash content created specifically for mobile devices. You can't watch Flash video online and in fact even most of the Flash banners on GSMArena.com didn't display. But we got to say this one more time - it's not a fault with the Opera web browser, but with the Samsung implementation of Windows Mobile. We really hope Flash Lite 3 support will be added later on with a software update.
That being noted, we can get back to the actual browsing experience that the Opera browser delivers. When you open a new page, it automatically gets displayed fullscreen showing the whole page content. Text is hardly readable this way, but it's much easier to navigate to the bits you are interested in. A double tap on any element zooms on it until it fits the display. If you double tap a text paragraph, it zooms in so that the font size is comfortable for reading and the text wraps to fit the screen width.
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GSMArena.com on Samsung Omnia (Opera 9.5): flash banners don't show up zooming with a double tap context options context options for a link


Besides the double tap feature, the Opera 9.5 implementation on the Samsung Omnia also offers dynamic page zooming. It uses the same gesture used for zooming images in the Gallery - place your thumb dead center on the rightmost side and drag up for zooming in and drag down for zooming out. An overlay control appears to hint you're in dynamic zooming mode.
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Zooming in is easy, fast and intuitive
Now we already said that new websites open up fullscreen by default. Once a page has loaded, a tap on the bottom right corner brings up the available controls.
First, you've got the address bar at the very top. At the bottom of the screen there is a row of icons that can take you back, take you to bookmarks, bring up the tab switcher, the home page or the browser settings.
The tab switcher allows for no more than three concurrent tabs in order to prevent the RAM from getting full.
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A tap in the bottom right corner brings up the controls: a context menu, the homepage shortcut, the tab switcher and the Bookmarks menu
The browser settings are accessible from the context menu. There are not that many of them and are again touch-optimized.
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The Opera settings: start page display settings advanced settings
If you've enabled the auto screen rotation feature of the Omnia, you can browse websites in landscape mode. The QWERTY keyboard also switches to landscape mode which is rather handy. The dynamic zooming feature works in landscape mode too.
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Switching to landscape mode is easy - just rotate the handset a landscape QWERTY keyboard and dynamic zooming are available in landscape mode too
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nish
10 August 2008, 01:46 PM
YouTube video


Update: We see a lot of commotion in the review comments and we are glad that you find this review meaningful and helpful. Now probably one of the most frequently asked questions is whether the Omnia can play YouTube videos - we have somehow overlooked saying that directly. But since we already mentioned that there is no real Flash support, you should have guessed the answer by now.
Never mind, here is the low down on the Omnia and web-based flash video. The Samsung i900 Omnia cannot play YouTube videos directly from the desktop version of the web site. The same holds true for every other flash video website out there.
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Watching YouTube videos on the desktop website version is impossible due to the lack of Flash Lite 3.0 support
The only way you could possibly watch YouTube videos is via the mobile version of YouTube.com - with it videos get streamed in 3GP format over the RTSP protocol. If that sounds like mumbo-jumbo to you, here's what it means.
The mobile version of YouTube found at m.youtube.com (http://m.youtube.com/) gets you access to the same videos as the desktop version, however they are inferior in quality so that they can be played over the wireless carrier network - EDGE or UMTS.
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Watching a YouTube video: picking a video with Opera browser playback on the Streaming Media player zooming in is handy
The Samsung i900 Omnia can handle the 3GP YouTube videos with an ease thanks to the Streaming Player. The player offers video zooming, landscape view mode and even fullscreen playback.
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Watching a YouTube video with Streaming Media player: landscape and fullscreen view modes available
Update 2: Since we've noticed there's still some kind of misunderstanding surrounding the YouTube video playback issue, we decided to update this YouTube chapter with a working solution for watching YouTube videos on the Samsung i900 Omnia.
The Samsung i900 Omnia doesn't allow YouTube playback straight out of the box. And that's reflected in the text up so far. But Windows Mobile is a versatile platform and you can expand the Omnia capabilities in the Flash video department.
You probably remember the Core player, which we mentioned in the Video playback chapter of this review. It allows expanding the media playback capabilities of your Windows Mobile device especially when video is concerned - for example it adds XviD video support to the already present DivX one on the Samsung i900 Omnia.
But we didn't mention that the Core player has a YouTube client built right into it. It allows seamless browsing of YouTube content and most of all, it allows you full quality/full-res You Tube video playback. The Core player offers four levels of video quality - two of them use the low-quality/low-bandwidth 3GP file format, but the other two (FLV and the H.264 options) grant you access to the real thing - desktop YouTube quality on your mobile.
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The Core player has a YouTube client built right into it
Here is how a randomly chosen video looks with the different settings.
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You can see the poor quality with the default 3GP streaming setting
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It gets much better with the FLV (medium quality) setting
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The H.264 option (high quality) brings marginal improvement over FLV
And finally, we should mention that the Core player is a commercial Windows Mobile application and we don't endorse it in any way possible. It's just used here to showcase the fact that YouTube support can be added to the Omnia. If you do your research carefully, you might as well find a free alternative application that will offer the same capabilities.

nish
10 August 2008, 01:50 PM
Organizer capabilities are rich and intuitive

Windows Mobile offers several time-management features and all of them are easily syncable with MS Outlook. As of Windows Mobile 6.0, the Calendar allows browsing the events to come. It offers daily, weekly and monthly view. You can have the week start on either Monday or Sunday. You can also hide weekends from the Calendar if you use it for business strictly.
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The Windows Mobile Calendar: various views
The To-Do list allows you to add tasks and assign them priority. The Notes also come in handy, as you can either type or directly write the text down on the screen.
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To-Do list The Notes app allows handwriting too, as well as QWERTY input
The Voice recorder and Calculator go without saying. A nice surprise is that Samsung have redesigned the default Windows Mobile calculator and now it has much more pleasant looks without sacrificing usability, and it's more thumbable.
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The pre-installed PowerCalc is really nice as opposite to the standard Windows Mobile one
There is also the excellent Clock application that gets you touch optimized access to alarms, anniversaries, the world clock and the stop watch.
Alarms are rather easy to setup and turn on or off. They can be repeated on selected weekdays and are unlimited in numbers. You can also setup different anniversaries, which can get repeated on an annual basis. And finally, the World clock is most nice looking and intuitive application of the kind we've seen lately. A tap on the blue mini map opens it up fullscreen and you can drag around to select the time zone you are interested in.
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The excellent Clock application gives you access to alarms, anniversaries, the world clock and a stop watch
Another application is the rather handy Search application, capable of searching throughout the whole file system and applications. You can set filters, so that the application searches only in the places you need.
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The system-wide Search application

nish
10 August 2008, 01:55 PM
Your mobile office is here too

Among the WM core applications is the Office Mobile package featuring support for viewing and editing Word, Excel, and PowerPoint files. With the latest version of the Office Mobile, you also have the OneNote application.
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The Office Mobile allows viewing and editing Word, Excel, PowerPoint and OneNote files
Thanks to the pre-installed Boratech File Viewer, there is also support for viewing PDF documents. Performance when working with PDF file is commendable, but that's to be expected with the powerful processor.
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Opening PDF documents: there's fullscreen mode too
The pre-installed Biz Card Reader is a rather handy utility to scan text or business cards and it comes with character recognition. It does an impressive job at that - at least in English.
Business card scanners are not something new but that's among the first document scanners implemented in a GSM handsets, and it's quite good too.
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Scanning a business card with the card scanner is an easy task
The card scanning is also impressively accurate. All the contact details can also be stored in your Phonebook should you choose so.
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Scanning a business card and previewing the results Bizcard scanner options Bizcard scanner browser

nish
10 August 2008, 01:57 PM
All the software on-board

The Samsung i900 Omnia comes loaded with additional third-party software to meet various Windows Mobile user needs. It's got regular stuff such as the RSS Reader and Streaming player, but it has some really original applications to go along. You should bear in mind though, that the software package might be market-specific.
First of all, it's nice of Samsung to have preinstalled both a Task Switcher and a Task Manager on the Omnia. The Task Switcher is readily available throughout the whole user interface upon a press-and-hold of the side mounted Main Menu key.
The Task Switcher just displays all your currently running applications, allowing you to toggle or terminate them if you wish.
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The Task Switcher is available upon a longer press of the Main Menu key on the right
The Task Manager is more advanced and is available through the Settings menu. It not only displays the currently running processes, but also their RAM and CPU footprint. You can't switch between them however and in this respect it reminds a lot of the Windows XP/Vista task manager. The good thing is that it's also capable of showing all the system processes that are currently running.
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The Task Manager is hidden in the Settings menu it can display either applications only or all processes
Next up, the RSS Reader application is rather self explanatory. It gives you quick access to RSS feeds for staying on top of the latest news and content at your favorite web places.
The ArcSoft Streaming player grants access to custom sources of streaming audio and video.
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The RSS Reader: reading the GSMArena.com RSS feed the Streaming player
The Podcasts application allows you to subscribe and download video and audio podcasts of your choice.
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The Podcasts manager
A touch-optimized unit converter is also on board. It has much the same interface as all other touch-optimized applications onboard.
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The touch-optimized unit convertor is excellent
Samsung have even thrown in a Video Editor, which not only allows you to edit videos, but you can also create ones out of a set of images - for example your camera photos. The resulting videos are in QVGA resolution in MPEG4 format.
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Video Editor might be a fun way to share your vacation photos: choosing slides adding effects changing transitions
Now here is a short MPEG4 video (http://i.gsmarena.com/vv/reviewsimg/samsung-i900-omnia/editor/omnia-video-editor.mp4) that we've created with the Video editor demonstrating what it can do for you if you devote it several minutes.
Next, there is the ShoZu client, which connects you to the ShoZu community. You can upload and share videos and photos (with geo-tagging support) or you can connect to Flickr, Facebook, YouTube, Blogger and the likes.
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The ShoZu client connects you to the ShoZu community
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nish
10 August 2008, 01:59 PM
The Goggle Package gives you access to the Google Search and Gmail online services, as well as the pre-installed Google Maps 2.0.1
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The Google app gives you quick access to Google search, gmail and maps
And finally, the Picture Frame application allows you to use the i900 Omnia as a digital picture frame with highly customizable content.
Besides displaying a slide show of images in landscape mode, the Picture Frame also offers a total of 5 different clock/date styles. You can have music playing in the background too and, if needed, event alerts such as incoming message or alarms can be suppressed when Digital Frame is running. Furthermore, the interface of the application is highly touch optimized.
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The Digital Frame app and the various ways of displaying information - it even shows your appointments on the calendar
A cool GPS navigator

The Samsung i900 Omnia features a built-in GPS receiver - probably manufactured by Samsung themselves, though that's not confirmed by the company.
The Omnia supports A-GPS - it means you can download current satellite data over Wi-Fi or the 2G/3G network for a much faster satellite lock upon cold start. While a cold start can take anywhere between 5 or 7 minutes, with A-GPS lock is obtained within a minute.
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The Omnia A-GPS data download manager
The Omnia doesn't have a GPS navigation application pre-installed, so you have to purchase one separately. Google Maps however comes on-board, so you can use that as a primer.
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Viewing a map on the Samsung Omnia (Google Maps, Barcelona)
The i900 Omnia performed admirably as an in-car navigation unit. While its display is not legible enough in bright sunlight, we had no problem with it on the dashboard.
We did a dedicated GPS battery test to see how far you can get with the Omnia in GPS mode. We clocked the Samsung i900 at standstill position with constant full satellite lock. It pulled off a nice result of 4 hours and 20 minutes. You should bear in mind that in a moving vehicle those numbers will be lower.
Just for the sake of comparison, the HTC Touch Cruise and the HTC TyTN II lasted about 3.5 - 4 hours in this same test. The Asus P750 however managed to outshine them all by a good margin - it kept going for 6 hours straight.
Final words

The Samsung i900 Omnia has left us with nothing but good impressions. Everything about the device speaks "high-tech" - from the innovative touch interface through the rich connectivity and multimedia capabilities to the exclusive hardware characteristics such as the optical touchpad or the 5 megapixel camera.
It's probably the first time that a Windows Mobile PocketPC turns out as a fully-fledged multimedia device. Samsung have made sure that the i900 Omnia is equally fit for both business and entertainment.
Of course there are a few downers - some things are not up to the expected high standards (such as the sunlight legibility of display) while other stuff will benefit from some tweaking or software updating (such as the camera performance and the Flash support).
But overall the Samsung Omnia is a well-balanced product that seems in for some major success on the market. We think that "balanced" is the key word here as the major competitors - the HTC Touch Diamond and the iPhone 3G - seem to offer more in some respects but severely fall behind in others.
And what's more, at a startup price of 500 euro, the Samsung i900 Omnia is also a good value for money as this kind of cash would hardly buy you a more complete feature pack than that

mil-i300
11 August 2008, 10:55 PM
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17 August 2008, 12:42 AM
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18 August 2008, 05:00 PM
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22 August 2008, 09:11 PM
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pedram_p7
23 August 2008, 05:26 PM
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23 August 2008, 08:04 PM
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6 September 2008, 01:44 PM
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nish
6 September 2008, 01:56 PM
- 21/05/87
یی ی i900 Omnia 10 ی ј " ی" ی ی .
ǡ ی i900 Omnia ی یی ی ی ی ی ی ی ی ی.
ی ی ی ی 1/6 ی ی ی 3/2 یی .
ی ی ی ژی یی ǁیی ی .
ی ی i900 ی 5/12 ییی Wi-Fi USB ی FM ی .
ی ییی ی ی microSD TransFlash 16 یی ی ی.
ی јی http://www.mobna.com/mambots/content/glossarbot/info.gifGSM (javascript:void(0)) 850 / 900 / 1800 / 1900 ی ʘ ی ی .
ی یی ی ی ی ی ی ǘ ی ی ی.
ی ی ی ی یی .

A_R_Z
9 September 2008, 05:53 PM
ی ی 800 .

futuredream
13 September 2008, 08:36 PM
ی ی 800 .
16 ی ی ی ی Ȑی . ی ی ی

Joe
21 September 2008, 02:01 AM
ǐ . ( i-mate htc) ǐ ѐ ʡ . ѐ !!

mil-i300
21 September 2008, 05:36 AM
Omnia ی ی ѐ ی ی.. یی ...!!

ǐ ی ی ... ی....!!
ی ی...!!

ی ی ی ی... یی ی ی... ی ..!!:D

nimra
21 September 2008, 10:30 AM
ǁی Ԙ
iphone ی i900
ی i900 ی ی LCD ی ی یی Imate 6150 ی Htc Touch Pro یی

futuredream
21 September 2008, 03:21 PM
ی ی ǐ ی mouse

A_R_Z
21 September 2008, 05:51 PM
16 ی ی ی ی Ȑی . ی ی ی

.

mil-i300
21 September 2008, 06:48 PM
ǁ Ԙ
iphone i900
i900 LCD Imate 6150 Htc Touch Pro


...!!
ǁ ...!!
i900 ...!!
...!!
HTC Touch HD ... 800 480 ...!! ...!! :icon_surp

nimra
22 September 2008, 11:16 PM
...!!
ǁ ...!!
i900 ...!!
...!!
HTC Touch HD ... 800 480 ...!! ...!! :icon_surp

یی ی ی 6150 :icon_arro
یی i900 ی ی 6150 ی Touch pro ʐ
ی i900 ی !!

mil-i300
23 September 2008, 05:16 AM
... ...!! :icon_surp
... ...!! Ȑ.. ...
... X1 HTC Touch HD ..!!
Ȑ ... ..!!

MSv-Classic
27 September 2008, 02:25 PM
ی Ȑیی...ݘ ی HTC Touch Diamond i900 . یی ی ی.
ی یی htc ی ... ی ی YouTube ی .

sutsutak
2 October 2008, 01:43 AM
. . (!!) . ǐ . .

mil-i300
2 October 2008, 10:44 AM
ی ی ی... ی یی ی ǘ ی ... ی ی ..!!
ی ی ی ... ... ی ی ی ...!! 840 ی.!!

sarir007
4 October 2008, 11:02 PM
ǐ ی ی ی ј Ȑ ی ی ی

Mehao
5 October 2008, 05:24 PM
ی ی :
ی ی I900 ی ی 7 ی

ی ی ی ی ǁی ی ی ی :
یی ی ی ی ی 7 Ͽ::
1:ی
2:
3:I900

alidesign
5 October 2008, 05:44 PM
ȍ ی ی Ȑی یی ی

babialex
5 October 2008, 05:47 PM
ی 850 ی ی ی ی

Mohammad759
7 October 2008, 11:02 AM
ی 7 ی!!!!!
i900 6.1
ی 16 ی ی 790 ( ی)
ی یی ی ( )

Mehao
7 October 2008, 09:11 PM
ی ی ی ی ی Ȑی ی 2009 ی ی !
ی ی یی

Mohammad759
9 October 2008, 11:04 PM
ی 2009
!!!!!

SMN
10 October 2008, 01:05 AM
ی 2009
!!!!!
ی 7
Omnia PPC یی ی ǐ ی PPC ی ی ی 7 ی ی Omnia یی .

Mehao
10 October 2008, 01:10 PM
ی ی ی 7 ی ی ی 2009 ی ی ی !!!! یی ی ی ی!

ی ی ی Ͽ
ی یی I900 ی ی ی یی ی 6.1 ی Ǎ ی ی ی ی یی ی ʿ

Mehdi-HTC
10 October 2008, 03:56 PM
ی ی 7 ی ی ی ی ی ی Ȑ ی ی ی ی ی یی ی ی ی ی 7 ی ی ی ییی ی ی....ی ی ی ی یی ی ی ی 7 ی ی ی ی ی ی ی ...... ی Ǎ ی ی یی یی ی ی 7 ی.... ی ی ی یی .............

ی јی ی ی ی 7 .... ی ی ی یی ....... ی :icon_surp یی ی یی ی ی ی 7 ی ی ی ی ی ی....

Light
10 October 2008, 04:38 PM
ی .

Mohammad759
10 October 2008, 05:00 PM
ی ی ی 7 ی ی ی 2009 ی ی ی !!!! یی ی ی ی!

ی ی ی Ͽ
ی یی I900 ی ی ی یی ی 6.1 ی Ǎ ی ی ی ی یی ی ʿ


ی ی ی
ی یی:icon_arro
ݘ i900 ی
:icon_lol::icon_razz

diyaco
10 October 2008, 05:30 PM
Omina ی یی Diamond ی .
WM7 یی" ی ی یی ی ی ی ی ی .
ی ی ی WM یی ی PPC јیی ی HTC ی ی ی ی Diamond Touch pro .

ی ی i900 ی , ی ی ی ی یی ی ی ی یϿ
" ی ی ی ی Divx .
ی ی ی ی ی ی ی یی CorePlayer ییϿ

diyaco
10 October 2008, 06:54 PM
ی ی ی یی , ی یی:


i900 ی ی

ی ی ی 262 ی

ی ی ی ی
ی 5 ǁیی ی ی ی
ی یی
ی ی 9 ی 1 ییی 2 یی
2 ی ی
ی ǁ ی ی یی
ی ی ی ی
ی ی

1000
یی
GPRS
یی: ی i900

ی ..ی ј...ی

ی ی ǐэ ی 3ǁی

یی ی ..

یی ی .. Ǎ

یی ی..

ی

ی: ی 100%

ی ی ی ی

450 480 ی ی ی ی

ی


24 ی ی یی

ی ی ی i900 ی ی ی یی ی !

diyaco
13 October 2008, 06:15 PM
ی ی ی ی ی ی ی ی !
ʐی ! ی ی یی Diamond ی ی ی ی.
I900 ی ی ی ی ی " ی ی.
ی ی , ی ی ی ی ی G-sensor ی ی یی ی ی ی ی Ͽ

Researcher
13 October 2008, 06:25 PM
ی ی ی یی , ی یی:



ی ی ی i900 ی ی ی یی ی !

ی ی ی ی
یی ی ی ی ی ی ی ی ی GPS ی !

.. ǁی
ی ی ی یی .


diyaco
13 October 2008, 06:37 PM
ی ی ی ی
یی ی ی ی ی ی ی ی ی GPS ی !

.. ǁی
ی ی ی یی .



Ӂ

ی ی ی ی ی ی ی ǁی " Omina" یی ی ی ی ی ʐی ی ی ی ی " ی ی ی ی ی ی ی ی i900 ی .
Ӂ

Light
13 October 2008, 07:13 PM
diyaco ی ǁی i900 Omnia (http://www.phalls.com/showthread.php?t=45676)
ی ی ی ی یی

nish
14 October 2008, 12:20 PM
ǁی ی ی ی ǁی ی ی ی ی ǁی

Light
14 October 2008, 12:27 PM
ی 11 ی ی
ی ǁی ی ی ی

hossein505
10 November 2008, 03:22 PM
....

ی ی ی ROM (DTHJ5) !!!!
ی
http://www.modaco.com/content/i900-omnia-rom-discussion/272126/secanys-rom-research-thread-new-dthj6/

ی ی ی یی ی ی !!! 4 ی Bin یی CSC ی ی NB0 .....

ی ی ی ی

futuredream
11 November 2008, 02:05 AM
....

ی ی ی ROM (DTHJ5) !!!!
ی
http://www.modaco.com/content/i900-omnia-rom-discussion/272126/secanys-rom-research-thread-new-dthj6/

ی ی ی یی ی ی !!! 4 ی Bin یی CSC ی ی NB0 .....

ی ی ی ی
MODEM SAMSUNG ی ی ی

hossein505
11 November 2008, 09:42 PM
MODEM SAMSUNG ی ی ی


ʐ ی ی ی ی

ی ی ʐ ی htc ی pc ی ی ی یی ی
ی ی ǐ ی ی ی ی ی

saeed-21
20 November 2008, 11:15 AM

Ȑ
:
ی ی ی ی ی:
1- ی ی ی ی ی 500 ی 6 ю ی ی یی ی ǘ 2 یی 48 ی 3 ю ی юی ی ی یی ݘ یی ی ی ی ی ی . ی Ȑ ی ʘی ј ی Ԙی ی یی!!
2- یی ی یی ی ی ی یی ی!
3- یی یی ی Ϙ close یی ی ی End Task ی!
4- Internet Explorer یی ی ی ی Opera
5- ی ی ی ی ǁ ی
6- SMS ی ی ی ی ی ی ی ی SMS ی ی Soft Reset ی.
7-یی ی ی Ԙ ی
8- ی ی ی ی ی ی ی ǁی ی ی یی ی
9- ی ی Active Synce ی ی PC ی Error ی ی
10-ی ژی ی ی 5 ǁی N95 ی یی یی یی
11- ی یی ی ǐ ی ی !!!
12- ی ی ̘ 3.5 .
ی ی ی ی ی ی ی ی ی ی ی ی Nokia N95 8 GB ی ی ی ی.ی ی ی .

futuredream
20 November 2008, 01:28 PM

Ȑ
:
ی ی ی ی ی:
1- ی ی ی ی ی 500 ی 6 ю ی ی یی ی ǘ 2 یی 48 ی 3 ю ی юی ی ی یی ݘ یی ی ی ی ی ی . ی Ȑ ی ʘی ј ی Ԙی ی یی!!
2- یی ی یی ی ی ی یی ی!
3- یی یی ی Ϙ close یی ی ی End Task ی!
4- Internet Explorer یی ی ی ی Opera
5- ی ی ی ی ǁ ی
6- SMS ی ی ی ی ی ی ی ی SMS ی ی Soft Reset ی.
7-یی ی ی Ԙ ی
8- ی ی ی ی ی ی ی ǁی ی ی یی ی
9- ی ی Active Synce ی ی PC ی Error ی ی
10-ی ژی ی ی 5 ǁی N95 ی یی یی یی
11- ی یی ی ǐ ی ی !!!
12- ی ی ̘ 3.5 .
ی ی ی ی ی ی ی ی ی ی ی ی Nokia N95 8 GB ی ی ی ی.ی ی ی .
1- firmware ی ی ی Ԙ ی ی standby 4 ی ی 2 ی 3 ی
2- ی( ی) یی 2یی ی ی . calibrate ( )ی ی یی
3-ǘ ی Exit ( ݘ WM یی ) ی task manager یی Ϙ ی ی ی ی end all ی
4-ݘ internet explorer ی ...
5- ی ی ی ی Ԙی
6-! SMS chat ی touch optimized
7- ی Ԙی
8- ی ی joy stick ی
9-Ԙی
10- rom ی ی(ی 95 ی ی) macro ی ǐ flash ی ی ی ی
11- ی
12- ی

2 ی ی ی

saeed-21
20 November 2008, 03:34 PM
550 ( 16 ) 118 550 .

gamazuf
25 November 2008, 11:22 AM

ی ی ی ی
یی ی

hossein505
25 November 2008, 03:06 PM

ی ی ی ی
یی ی



ی ی ی ی ی ی

http://handheldusers.com/forum/showthread.php?t=1003

ی ی

gamazuf
26 November 2008, 02:50 PM
ی یی ی ی pls help :icon_eek:

hossein505
27 November 2008, 03:36 PM
ی یی ی ی pls help :icon_eek:

ی ی ی ی

ی ی ی
ȁ

јی یی ی ی ی ی
یی ی ی ی ی ی

hos505

amin.405
9 December 2008, 01:52 PM
1- firmware ی ی ی Ԙ ی ی standby 4 ی ی 2 ی 3 ی

8- ی ی joy stick ی

10- rom ی ی(ی 95 ی ی) macro ی ǐ flash ی ی ی ی

12- ی


:icon_ques
1- firmware ( firmware )
2- . joy stick
3- rom ( Rom )
4 - 3.5 ( N95 N96 . . . )

futuredream
9 December 2008, 02:58 PM
1- firmware/Rom ی ی ی ی ی ی ی ی ی ی یی Ԙی ی ی ( یی xp sp3 یی sp2)
2-یی Ϙی ی ی ی ی
3- 1
4- ی ی

mil-i300
9 December 2008, 09:04 PM
ی ... ... ی ی ی ی..!!
ROM ی ی... ی ی ی ...!! یی ی ی یی...!!! ی یی Ә ...!!
ی Firmware... ی ی ی..... ی .... ی ی ی Ԙی ی ی ی ی....!!
ǐ ی ... ی...!!

nish
10 December 2008, 12:36 PM
ی ی ی ی ی ی mms ی ی ی ی I900

diyaco
10 December 2008, 03:23 PM
ی ی ی ی ی ی

http://handheldusers.com/forum/showthread.php?t=1003

ی ی

ی
ی i900 یی 6.1 ی ј ی ی ppc ی Diamond - Ǎ ی Touch HD ی ی i900 .
ی ی ی ی Ґ یی ی ی lover AlirezA ی ی ppc ی ی .

mil-i300
10 December 2008, 06:10 PM
mms I900

... .....!!

http://irancell.ir/Webfiles/Files/image/inline_img/MMS-Manual-settings.gif

.... (http://irancell.ir/Layer2/?id=72):icon_surp

ݘ ...!!! :icon_cool

nish
11 December 2008, 12:58 PM
ی ی ی i900

mil-i300
11 December 2008, 06:05 PM
Today Screen ʐ ی Windows Default...!!!
ی ی..!!! э ی ... ی ʐ ی..!!

babak46
13 December 2008, 09:45 AM

ی ǐ ی ی ی x830 یی .

mil-i300
13 December 2008, 01:41 PM

ی ǐ ی ی ی x830 یی .

ی... ی i900 ی...!!!
ی ی ی ȁی... ی...!!:icon_mad:

castell
15 December 2008, 11:56 PM
ی ی ی. ی ی ی ی p1 . ی ی ی ی ی ی ی ی. یی ی ی ی.

Mohammad759
16 December 2008, 11:21 PM
ѐی ی 3g

mil-i300
17 December 2008, 04:30 PM
ѐی ی 3g

ی 900 یی 3G ...!!! ی ی ی ....!!!:icon_twis

M654
18 December 2008, 01:26 AM



ی ی ی ی 3ی ی ی ی ی [!] (http://www.gsmarena.com/samsung_i900_omnia-2422.php)

imanava
16 February 2009, 05:06 AM

Ȑ
:
ی ی ی ی ی:
1- ی ی ی ی ی 500 ی 6 ю ی ی یی ی ǘ 2 یی 48 ی 3 ю ی юی ی ی یی ݘ یی ی ی ی ی ی . ی Ȑ ی ʘی ј ی Ԙی ی یی!!
2- یی ی یی ی ی ی یی ی!
3- یی یی ی Ϙ close یی ی ی End Task ی!
4- Internet Explorer یی ی ی ی Opera
5- ی ی ی ی ǁ ی
6- SMS ی ی ی ی ی ی ی ی SMS ی ی Soft Reset ی.
7-یی ی ی Ԙ ی
8- ی ی ی ی ی ی ی ǁی ی ی یی ی
9- ی ی Active Synce ی ی PC ی Error ی ی
10-ی ژی ی ی 5 ǁی N95 ی یی یی یی
11- ی یی ی ǐ ی ی !!!
12- ی ی ̘ 3.5 .
ی ی ی ی ی ی ی ی ی ی ی ی Nokia N95 8 GB ی ی ی ی.ی ی ی .

ی ی Ԙ . ی ی ی ϡ ی Ԙ ی ی یی .
ی Ԙ یی ی! یԝ ی ی ی ی یρ ی یӝǘӁی ی ی.

ی.

Mohammad759
16 February 2009, 06:54 AM
ی ی Ԙ ی!!!!

mil-i300
16 February 2009, 10:48 AM
ی یی یی ..!!
ی ... ی یی ی ی..!!
1 2 ی..!! ی ی ی .... ј ی... ǘ ی یی....!!
3 ی ی..!! ی..!! ی ..!!
4 ی ی ی ی..!! ǁ یی..!!
5 ی ی ی ی 6.1 ی ی ی ی ... Arabierz ی ی 5 ی... ی Ԙ ی ی..!!
6 7 ی..!! ی ی ... Ԙی ی..!! ی SMS ...!!! :icon_eek:
8 یی ی..!! یی ی ی ی ی 5 ی..!!
9 ی..!!! ی ی ی Windows Mobile Sync Center ی ی یی... ... Active Sync... ю 4.2 ی 4.5 ی ... ی... ی ی ی ی ی ی.. ی ی 6 یی ی ی یی.... ی ی ..!! ی ی ..!!
ی یی ی..!!! ی ی یی ی ..!! یی ژ ی..!!
11 ی ی ی ی ..!! D830..!! ... یی D820 ǐ ی Șی..!!
ی ی ... ǐ 2500 ..!! ی ی ی ی..!!

ی ... ǐ ی .. ی ..!!! :icon_cool:icon_arro

Mohammad759
16 February 2009, 02:03 PM
ی ی ی ی یی !!!! ی....
ی یی
ی ی ی ی ی ی یی ی ی ی ی ی ی

ghasemizadeh
16 February 2009, 03:59 PM
ǐ ی یی ی Ȑ ی ی یی ی g810 ی 50 sms 30 ی ی ی 12 ی ی یϐی Ԙی ی ی w950 ی ی 2 ی 2 ю ی ی i900
sms ی iphone یی ی dimond ی

iman
16 February 2009, 05:49 PM
ی
ی یی Omnia ی ی یی یی یی ی یی ی 2 ی imanava (http://www.phalls.com/member.php?u=109834) И

Mohammad759
16 February 2009, 08:54 PM
ی
ی یی Omnia ی ی یی یی یی ی یی ی 2 ی imanava (http://www.phalls.com/member.php?u=109834) И

ی ی 800 ی 500:icon_razz
ی ی ی Ǎ ی ی ی !!!

ی ی ی 1 ی!!
6 7 ی ی ی
ی 2 ی

SMN
16 February 2009, 09:26 PM
mac ی win ی ی 2 یی ی ی 100 !

iman
17 February 2009, 12:13 AM
mac ی win ی ی 2 یی ی ی 100 !

100 :icon_twis:icon_twis:icon_twis
ی 10000 ی iTunes ی ی ی . ی ی ی appulo.us ی ی ی iTunes ی یی :icon_mad::icon_mad:
ی Ȑ ی 3g ی 800 ی 2G ی 610 :icon_excl
ی ی ی یی ی ی :icon_cool

Mohammad759
17 February 2009, 12:26 AM
ی 㿿
800 !!!!
ی ییی ی
ی ی јی ی ی ی!!!
ی یی:icon_mrgr

SMN
17 February 2009, 02:02 AM
100 :icon_twis:icon_twis:icon_twis
ی 10000 ی iTunes ی ی ی . ی ی ی appulo.us ی ی ی iTunes ی یی :icon_mad::icon_mad:
ی Ȑ ی 3g ی 800 ی 2G ی 610 :icon_excl
ی ی ی یی ی ی ی ی ی ی ی ی ی ی ی ی
ی ی ی ی ǁ ی یی ی Ǎ ی ی ی یی !
ی یی ی ی ی ی یی ی 2003 یی ی 6 ی ی!
ǁ ی ی ی ی ی ی ی ی ی ی ی ی ی ی ی ی !

bibal
11 March 2009, 04:34 PM
یی ی

15 March 2009, 12:24 AM
ی

ی SMN ی ی ǁ ی ی ی ی ی ی ی ی ی ی

ی ی ی ʐ ی یی ی یی Ș ی ʐ ی ی ی ی ی ی Ǎ (یی ǘ)
ی ی ی ی ی ی ی ی

ی ی ی ی ی ی ی ی ی ی ی ی ی ی ی ی ی ی ی ی ی ی ی ییی ϐی ی ی ی ی


ی ی ی ی ی ی ی ی ی ی ی ی
ی ی ʐ ی ی