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Samsung Omnia 7 GT-I8700 Single SIM Black

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Long product name Samsung Omnia 7 GT-I8700 Single SIM Black :
The short editorial description of Samsung Omnia 7 GT-I8700 Single SIM Black

I8700 Omnia 7, 10.16 cm (4 ") AMOLED, 480 x 800, Bluetooth 2.1, 16GB, GPS, 802.11 b/g/n, WAP 2.0, 5MP, 138g, Black

Samsung Omnia 7 GT-I8700 Single SIM Black:
The official marketing text of Samsung Omnia 7 GT-I8700 Single SIM Black as supplied by the manufacturer
I8700 Omnia 7
Transform your mobile reality with the new and exciting Samsung Omnia 7, with built-in Windows 7 operating system. The whole User Experience has been taken to a new level with a brilliant 4.0” Super AMOLED screen, amazing Xbox LIVE mobile applications, and the new Zune hub for music and videos, and eBook hub for the latest news, books and magazines. Add to this, quick and easy photo sharing and advanced camera facilities, and there are no limits to how much fun that can be had.

Breakthrough hardware
The brilliantly large 4.0” SUPER AMOLED display is the zenith of mobile viewing; its striking clarity and colour richness is unsurpassed. Other features including the superior sound engine and the fastest data transferring rate via Wi-Fi b / g / n and Qualcomm processor further propel this mobile to the top. And with its ultra stylish design you will be always in the spot of attention.

Seamless Entertainment
With this new Windows Phone, connect and play with friends. Always be in the game with the only phone that lets you take Xbox LIVE® mobile. Through the Music + Videos hub, Zune® transforms music and video on a phone to be a beautiful immersive experience.

Different, smart User Experience
Samsung OMNIA 7 with Windows® Phone 7 bring unprecedented smart user experience. It starts with uniquely designed Start screen with brings together customized continuous updates on beautifully designed tiles. Moreover, integrated Hubs which are organized specific to a group of content bring all you need in one place.

Voice clarity and speed
Samsung OMNIA 7 provides advanced Voice Quality like Face-to-Face thanks to WB-AMR technology. Superior sound engine and the fastest data transferring rate via Wi-Fi b/g/n and Qualcomm 1GHz processor further propel this mobile to the top.

Easy Photo sharing
Thanks to advanced photo sharing application OMNIA 7 you can share media files with multiple networks, including a wider range of social networking and photo sharing sites.

Now Hub & Ebook Hub
With the unique one-stop Samsung hubs, it’s easier to access your info. The Now Hub keeps your news, weather, stock and other info in one convenient spot. The Ebook Hub is your go-to place for your ebooks, newspapers and periodicals.

Advanced Camera Experience
Picture taking has never been more fun with advanced features including Lomo Shot Effect, Smile and other settings! Samsung’s OMNIA 7 makes enjoying life a whole lot easier with its 5.0MP camera with xenon flash.
Short summary description Samsung Omnia 7 GT-I8700 Single SIM Black:
This short summary of the Samsung Omnia 7 GT-I8700 Single SIM Black data-sheet is auto-generated and uses the product title and the first six key specs.
Samsung Omnia 7 GT-I8700, 4", 480 x 800 pixels, 1 GHz, Windows Phone, 7, Black
Long summary description Samsung Omnia 7 GT-I8700 Single SIM Black :

Samsung Omnia 7 GT-I8700. Display diagonal: 4", Display resolution: 480 x 800 pixels, Display type: AMOLED. Processor frequency: 1 GHz. SIM card capability: Single SIM, 3G. Operating system installed: Windows Phone, Operating system version: 7. Battery capacity: 1500 mAh. Color of product: Black. Weight: 4.87 oz (138 g)

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Display diagonal *
Size of the display for this product, measured diagonally, usually in inches.
Display resolution *
The number of distinct pixels in each dimension that can be displayed. It is usually quoted as width × height, with the units in pixels: for example, "1024 × 768" means the width is 1024 pixels and the height is 768 pixels. The higher the number of pixels, the sharper the image.
480 x 800 pixels
Touchscreen *
A screen of a laptop, smartphone, etc., that responds to touch so you can control the interface using your fingers.
Display type
Type of display (screen) e.g. LCD.
Display number of colors
16.78 million colors
Processor frequency *
The speed that the microprocessor executes each instruction or each vibration of the clock. The CPU requires a fixed number of clock ticks, or cycles, to execute each instruction. The faster the clocks rate, the faster the CPU, or the faster it can execute instructions. Clock Speeds are usually determined in MHz, 1 MHz representing 1 million cycles per second, or in GHz, 1 GHz representing 1 thousand million cycles per second. The higher the CPU speed, the better a computer will perform.
1 GHz
Compatible memory cards *
Types of memory cards which can be used with this product.
Not supported
Internal memory
The amount of memory, usually measured in bytes (e.g. MB, GB), which is installed in the system's hardware.
16384 MB
Auto focus *
Device focusing a camera or other piece of equipment automatically.
Built-in flash *
The product has an internal flash. A flash produces a brief very bright light, used for taking photographs in poor light.
Digital zoom
Indicates the digital zoom capacity, the number of times that the picture is enlarged thanks to digital technology.
White balance
Technique in photography and image processing, which involves a global adjustment of the intensities of the colors (typically red, green, and blue primary colors). An important goal of this adjustment is to render specific colors – particularly neutral colors including white – correctly.
Auto, Cloudy, Daylight, Fluorescent, Incandescent
Photo effects
Different effects that you can use to modify photos after they have been taken, such as colour filters.
Negative film, Sepia
Image stabilizer
This camera function compensates for slight shaking movements caused by an unstable position and ensures smooth footage even in suboptimal conditions.
Flash type
Rear camera resolution
2560 x 1920 pixels
Video capture resolution (max)
1280 x 720 pixels
Built-in camera
The product has an integrated camera.
SIM card capability *
Single SIM
3G *
Third generation of mobile telecommunications technology, 3G finds application in wireless voice telephony, mobile Internet access, fixed wireless Internet access, video calls and mobile TV.
2G standards *
3G standards *
Bluetooth *
Bluetooth is a low-power radio technology developed to replace the cables and wires currently used to link or connect electronic devices such as personal computers, printers, and a wide variety of handheld devices including mobile phones. Because it uses radio-wave connectivity, a Bluetooth-enabled device has a constant, established connection to whatever browser it uses. This saves the user the trouble of logging on to check for emails or news updates, for example.
Bluetooth version
The type of bluetooth technology in the product e.g. Bluetooth Smart (v4.0).
Bluetooth profiles
Ports & interfaces
USB 2.0 ports quantity
USB 2.0 ports have a data transmission speed of 480 Mbps, and are backwards compatible with USB 1.1 ports. You can connect all kinds of peripheral devices to them.
Headphone connectivity
How headphones connect to a device e.g. wirelessly or via a cable and connector.
3.5 mm
MMS (Multimedia Messaging Service)
Multimedia Messaging Service (MMS) is a new standard that is being defined for use in advanced wireless terminals. The service allows for non-real-time transmission of various kinds of multimedia contents like images, audio, video clips, etc.
Instant messaging (IM)
Text prediction system
Text prediction system type
Form factor *
The shape or design of the product.
Color of product *
The colour e.g. red, blue, green, black, white.
Personal info management (PIM)
You can use your device to manage your information and your time.
Alarm clock, Calculator, Calendar, Notes, To-do list
Position location *
GPS (satellite)
Global Positioning System (GPS) is a space-based satellite navigation system that provides location and time information in all weather conditions, anywhere on or near the Earth where there is an unobstructed line of sight to four or more GPS satellites. The system provides critical capabilities to military, civil and commercial users around the world. It is maintained by the United States government and is freely accessible to anyone with a GPS receiver.
FM radio *
Frequency-modulated (FM) radio gives the clearest reception of any radio band. When used with a headset, it delivers stereo-like sound.
Call management
Device has a microphone and loudspeaker provided separately from those in the handset. This device allows multiple persons to participate in a conversation. The loudspeaker broadcasts the voice or voices of those on the other end of the telephone line, while the microphone captures all voices of those using the speakerphone.
Conference call
Vibrating alert
Voice commands
Call timer
Operating system installed *
Type of operating system on a device e.g. IOS on Apple devices, Android for mobile devices.
Windows Phone
Operating system version *
The version of the operating system used e.g. 4.1, 4.2 for Android.
Battery technology *
The type of battery in the device, e.g. nickel–cadmium (NiCd).
Lithium-Ion (Li-Ion)
Battery capacity *
A measure of the charge stored by the battery. Determined by the mass of active material contained in the battery.
1500 mAh
Talk time (3G) *
The time a 3G cell/mobile phone with a fully-charged battery is expected to last under perfect conditions.
6.1 h
Standby time (3G) *
The officially quoted longest time that a single battery charge will last when the cell/mobile phone is constantly connected to the G3 network but is not in active use.
330 h
Talk time (2G)
The time a GSM (smartphone) with a fully-charged battery is expected to last under perfect conditions.
8.6 h
Standby time (2G)
The officially quoted longest time that a single battery charge will last when the smartphone is constantly connected to the GSM network but is not in active use.
390 h
Weight & dimensions
Weight *
Weight of the product without packaging (net weight). If possible, the net weight is given including standard accessories and supplies. Please note that sometimes the manufacturer leaves out the weight of accessories and/or supplies.
4.87 oz (138 g)
Width *
The measurement or extent of something from side to side.
2.52" (64 mm)
Depth *
The distance from the front to the back of something.
4.8" (122 mm)
Height *
The measurement of the product from head to foot or from base to top.
0.433" (11 mm)
Packaging content
Bundled software
Software distributed with another product such as a piece of computer hardware or other electronic device, or a group of software packages which are sold together. A software suite is an example of bundled software, as is software which is pre-installed on a new computer.
Windows Marketplace, Microsoft Office Mobile 2010, Microsoft SharePoint 2010
Other features
Music player
Ringer type
The category of ringer which indicates when someone is phoning you.
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Testseek has collected 92 expert reviews for Samsung Omnia 7 GT-I8700 Black and the average expert rating is 79 of 100. The average score reflects the expert community’s view on this product. Click below and use Testseek to see all ratings, product awards and conclusions.
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Along with the , the Samsung Omnia 7 has been released in the United Kingdom. Released on October 21, the Samsung Omnia is among the first ever Windows Phone 7 handsets to be released in the world. The Samsung Omnia 7 is an evolution of the Samsung Om...
The Korean giant hit relative success with the Samsung Galaxy S i9000, one of the top-tier Android smartphones, and was one of the few then with a 4-inch Super AMOLED display. Similarly this time round, the Samsung Omnia 7 is the only Windows Phone 7 (...
Bottom line The Samsung Omnia 7's performance runs in the similar vein as its Windows Phone 7 (WP7) comrades due to Microsoft's strict guidelines, but with some exceptions. We were pleased with the simple design of the handset, and it does come off as a profession...
Undoubtedly, one of the most remarkable Windows Mobile phones was the . The device came with a 3.2” resistive screen and combined the OS's usefulness with some pretty impressive entertainment features in order to become one of the best smartphones for...
Good Brilliant Super AMOLED screen, Premium construction, Nicelyanimated interface, Fine 5MP camera and usable LED flash...
Bad HD 720p video capture at only 24fps, Mediocre call quality, Windows Phone 7 is not as featurerich as the competition...
Bottom line All in all, the Samsung Omnia 7 is a very feature-rich smartphone, which also comes in a dandy casing. Its almost all-metal body exudes a premium feel, while the stylish looks automatically make it a tempting offer that can easily compete with the rest...
This is a neat and stylish handset with a lot going for it. If you're a Samsung fan already, it's a shoo-in, if not, it's certainly worth a look. Related links News Samsung Galaxy S gets Android update Samsung Galaxy S now in white Samsung Galaxy Tab h...
Good Amazing screen, solid and stylish design...
Bad Few special apps.Look and Feel...
Bottom line This is a neat and stylish handset with a lot going for it. If you're a Samsung fan already, it's a shoo-in, if not, it's certainly worth a look...
The Samsung Omnia 7 is the first Windows Phone 7 offering from Samsung. It comes with a large 4-inch Super AMOLED capacitive touchscreen, and standard Windows Phone 7 specs such as a 5-megapixel camera with LED flash, GPS and Wi-Fi. We took a walk with...
Bottom line The Samsung Omnia 7 is a great looking handset with a decent camera and a large Super AMOLED touchscreen. It’s easy to use, websites, pictures and maps look great and the overall experience is a very slick and polished one. On the other hand, because o...
We knew Samsung's been in the Windows Phone 7 game pretty much since day one, but the Korean giant's managed to keep its Europe-bound Omnia 7 under tight wraps until mid-summer this year. Two months onwards, we find ourselves cradling this macho-looking d...
Good Brilliant display, Feels solid and grips nicely, Good camera...
Bad Photo Sharing app not working, No live tile for Now app, Earphones lacking in treble range...
Bottom line Well, we've done our gushing, and it's obvious that we're in love with Samsung's Omnia 7. Simply put, this phone's got all the right hardware to qualify as a brilliant multimedia device in today's standard, plus its form factor feels great in our hands. G...
Of course, the new WP7 OS is not without niggles: there’s no true multi-tasking for easy switching between apps or support for Flash 10.1 video when web browsing for starters. And with only around 3,500 apps to download from the MarketPlace it’s serio...
Good Awesome AMOLED display. Sleek design. Nice array of photographic mods. Solid camera and video recording...
Bad Lack of multi-tasking. No support for Flash 10.1. Doesn’t appear as USB storage device on PC. Limited Samsung designed apps...
Bottom line The Omnia 7’s super stunning 4in AMOLED display makes it a strong WP7 contender...
The Samsung Omnia 7 is one of the first Windows Phone 7 Smartphones to be released, it is currently available in Europe, and the model tested in this review is a UK version.The Omnia 7 features a 4 inch display plus a 1GHZ processor, and a five megapi...
Bottom line The Samsung Omnia 7 is quite an impressive handset, definitely one of the better smartphones we have reviewed this year, and I was pleasantly surprised with Microsoft’s Windows Phone 7 OS.The star of the Omnia 7 is the display, it is sharp and crystal...
The Samsung Omnia 7 has been released in the United Kingdom. Released on October 21, the Samsung Omnia is among the first ever Windows Phone 7 handsets to be released in the world. The Samsung Omnia 7 is an evolution of the Samsung Omnia HD, and the la...
Bottom line The Omnia 7 is a premium phone with a beautiful OS. It obviously has issues that can be fixed mid-flight. And since we have to rate phones for what they are, not what they can be, there are better phones than the Samsung Omnia 7.So, don’t be rushing t...
Samsung is no stranger to Microsoft’s Windows Phone OS, with the Windows Mobile 6.1-operating Samsung SGH-i900 (Omnia I) and the Windows Mobile 6.5-running Samsung Omnia Pro B7330 forming part of its Redmond-powered Omnia range.The Omnia 7, however, is...
The Samsung Omnia 7 was one of the initial devices at the time of the Windows Phone 7 launch. The device runs the WP7 OS and its apps beautifully thanks to its superb hardware capabilities. With a 122 x 64 x 11 mm dimensions it's one of the slimmest ph...
Bottom line Cool looks, great performance and tons of great apps make Omnia 7 great phone. The “NoDo” update has enabled the app marketplace search and the much vaunted copy-paste feature is also now available on the phone. Page(s) 1 I am interested in more i...
Tweet The first of the Windows Phone 7 phones have been launched and are on sale now, so it’s perfect timing for a Samsung Omnia 7 review. The Omnia 7 is Samsung’s first ever Windows Phone 7 phone, and given Samsung has already had great success with...
After the first impressions obtained (and put to words on our website) not so long ago, now, after almost a month, we're allowed to officially present to you one of the first Windows Phone 7 smartphones. The hardware part of the device hasn't changed o...
Windows Phone 7 left us with mixed feelings, to say the least. WP7 devices have been designed around the OS, not the other way around. So perhaps, it’s best we look at the whole picture. The Samsung I8700 Omnia 7 is our first encounter with WP7-grade...
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