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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, 10.2 cm (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: 10.2 cm (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. Colour of product: Black. Weight: 138 g

This is an auto-generated long summary of Samsung Omnia 7 GT-I8700 Single SIM Black based on the first three specs of the first five spec groups.
Display diagonal *
Size of the display for this product, measured diagonally, usually in inches.
10.2 cm (4")
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 colours
16.78 million colours
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
Number of USB 2.0 ports (connecting interfaces) in the device. USB 2.0 was released in April 2000 (now called "Hi-Speed"), adding higher maximum signaling rate of 480 Mbit/s (effective throughput up to 35 MB/s or 280 Mbit/s), USB 2.0 ports are usually black.
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 standard way to send messages that include multimedia content to and from a mobile phone over a cellular network
Instant messaging (IM)
Text prediction system
Text prediction system type
Form factor *
The shape or design of the product.
Colour 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.
138 g
Width *
The measurement or extent of something from side to side.
64 mm
Depth *
The distance from the front to the back of something.
122 mm
Height *
The measurement of the product from head to foot or from base to top.
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 Svart 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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The Samsung Omnia 7 sets itself apart from the huge array of modern smartphones by avoiding Android as an operating system. Instead, you'll find the brand new Windows Phone 7 OS, and it makes the Samsung Omnia 7 one of the best handsets currently on th...
Good Whatever other features are present, it's the Windows Phone 7 operating system that steals the limelight here. It makes the Samsung Omnia 7 a revolutionary phone to use, and we love it. It's very simple, with overly large, finger-friendly touchscreen buttons, and there's no sign of the fiddly menus, sub-menus and cramped icons from older versions of Windows Mobile. There's a huge Super AMOLED scr...
Bad In an era of stunning smartphones – such as the glass Apple iPhone 4, or the anodised aluminium Nokia N8 – the Samsung Omnia 7 is disappointingly bland. Considering the amazing software on offer, we were hoping for something a little more exciting.
Bottom line If you're after a smartphone, then few are smarter than the Samsung Omnia 7. The operating system really is a revelation, and it puts most of its rivals to shame. It's just a pity the design of the Samsung Omnia 7 is so dreary, a feature that will sadl...
Product Code: i8700 The Samsung Omnia 7 is a Microsoft Windows Phone 7 smartphone. Featuring an impressive 4in Super AMOLED display, the Omnia 7's screen and excellent industrial design makes it the most attractive Windows Phone 7 mobile phone at lau...
Bottom line Windows Phone 7 smartphones may be extremely similar, but the Samsung Omnia 7 manages to stick its head above the pack thanks to its gorgeous Super AMOLED display and an excellent design. If you're in the market for a Windows Phone 7 smartphone, the O...
Tweet The Samsung Omnia 7 forms half of Orange's Windows Phone 7 offering, the other handset being the HTC 7 Mozart, the one with the 8-megapixel camera. In a world where Microsoft has defined the minimum hardware specs, differentiation in the world o...
Good The sensational display is the best of the Windows Phone bunch, great design, Office support, Windows Phone 7 is a great operating system...
Bad Camera performance not great, HD video is a little lacking, some apps still needed for Windows Phone 7 to complete the experience...
Bottom line The Samsung Omnia is a great Windows Phones 7 handset overall. It might not have the best camera options, but the screen is absolutely to die for. AMOLED displays aren’t the most common thing in the world of mobile phones, and we love the vibrancy that...
Available plans 3 plans available starting from $59 to $129 Super-sleek Trying to pick and choose between the Windows Phone 7 launch range poses a rather unique problem. A glance at Microsoft's Australian Windows Phone website illustrates this perf...
Bottom line If you're shopping for a Windows Phone, the Omnia 7 should be close to the top of your list, if only for its superb AMOLED touchscreen.
As we pointed out in our review of the LG Optimus 7 , Microsoft has stipulated that phone manufacturers creating devices based on its software cannot change the interface of Windows Phone 7 , and there are pretty tight controls on hardware designs as well...
Bottom line The Samsung Omnia 7 is mostly a very nice handset. It's largely glass and metal construction looks good and feels sturdy, while it packs in plenty of features and has a stunning screen for viewing video and playing games. However, the hardware lacks a cer...
The quality of the hardware and the fantastic screen are what really sets the Omnia 7 apart. Windows Phone 7 is proving to be a popular platform, and combined with the top-notch hardware from Samsung, the Omnia 7 offers a very appealing, good-looking...
Good Sturdy, goodlooking design; excellent display...
Bad Not much in the way of special apps...
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...
Samsung announced just one Windows Phone 7 handset when the operating system launched last month. The Omnia 7 GT-i8700 is available from Three, Orange and T-Mobile, and is also available SIM free. Our review sample came from Three. DesignThe Omnia 7 is...
Good Excellent 4in. Super AMOLED screen, Solid, welldesigned hardware, Good battery life...
Bad Little in the way of software extras from Samsung, Contacts and calendar sync over the air only, No storage expansion...
Bottom line The Omnia 7's Super AMOLED screen is a delight to use, and we had no serious issues with everyday smartphone usage. However, Samsung could have done more to differentiate the Omnia 7 as far as software extras are concerned. Windows Phone 7's utility as...
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...
The Samsung Omnia 7 is the second Windows Phone 7 handset we’ve seen, following the excellent LG Omnia 7. It boasts a Super AMOLED screen, advanced photo features and an eBook hub. How does it compare to arch-rival LG’s WP7 offering? And does it c...
The Samsung Omnia 7 is to the Samsung Galaxy S what the HTC HD7 is to the HTC Desire HD. It’s the Windows Phone 7 equivalent of a bloody great smartphone that everyone has fallen in love with already. Is its Super AMOLED screen still the talk of te...
Good Screen is glorious...
Bad Case even uglier than the Galaxy S'...
Bottom line The best screen in the business, hampered by Samsung's bland design...
Samsung's take on Windows Phone 7 was always going to be tech-heavy – and that's proved to be the case.Featuring a 4-inch Super AMOLED screen and a cool industrial design, the Samsung Omnia 7 is a slightly different take from the LG and HTC crowd.It ha...
Good High quality screen, Slick and reponsive interface, Comfortable design, Passable camera quality, Cool gaming experience...
Bad Cheap-feeling rear, Slow internet browser with no Flash, Mega-bright LED flash, No worthwhile Samsung-added software on board, Lack of microSD expansion...
Bottom line Samsung's take on Windows Phone 7 was always going to be tech-heavy – and that's proved to be the case.Featuring a 4-inch Super AMOLED screen and a cool industrial design, the Samsung Omnia 7 is a slightly different take from the LG and HTC crowd.It ha...
Samsung's Omnia 7 is one of a handful of Windows Phone 7 devices that have gone on sale this month, and is certainly one of the largest owing to its impressive 4in touchscreen. Yet, there's something about the 1980s to the look of this phone. Quite a h...
Bottom line While the Samsung Omnia is a likeable phone, up against the competition it soon becomes a battle of platforms rather than devices. If you like, or want, Windows Phone 7, the Samsung Omnia 7 shows it to its full potential, with a glorious screen and a...
Bottom line The Samsung Omnia 7 is a well-built Windows Phone 7 smartphone. Its Super AMOLED screen shines with its bright, sharp and vibrant images and text. However, the Windows Phone 7 operating itself leaves us a little nonplussed. You need a SharePoint server...
Of all the Windows Phone 7 handsets we’ve used, the Samsung Omnia makes the biggest impact. It’s the screen that does it: a 4in, 480 x 800 Super AMOLED beauty, it beams forth more brilliantly than any other phone display we’ve come across to date. Ther...
Bottom line Samsung's lone Windows Phone 7 launch handset has a quite magnificent screen as its focal point...
Of all the Windows Phone 7 handsets we’ve used, the Samsung Omnia makes the biggest impact. It’s the screen that does it: a 4in, 480 x 800 Super AMOLED beauty, it beams forth more brilliantly than any other phone display we’ve come across to date. Ther...
Bottom line A glorious screen makes this the most striking Windows Phone 7 launch handset, but the price is a touch too high...
Samsung's Omnia 7 is a first-generation Windows Phone 7 handset, and although the 7.5 "Mango" update is ready, it hasn't yet passed the network operator certification process. Thanks to Microsoft's early announcement, we know what to expect from Mango...
Bottom line A great AMOLED screen and great build quality make the Omnia 7 an attractive phone, but Windows Phone 7 means your content is tied to Zune...
The Optimus 7 has 3G/3G+, Bluetooth, WiFi and a GPS receiver. Network reception is excellent overall, and it never fell back to using Edge during our tests, even in places where the 3G coverage is usually flaky. Phone calls are more than acceptable, wi...
Good Large screen great for multimedia apps, Excellent display with wide viewing angles, Innovative interface with smooth navigation and an intuitive concept, Powerful tools for managing contacts and social networking, Responsive...
Bad Colours on display completely wrong, Aluminium case easy to scratch, Poor quality audio / mediocre camera, No copy and paste, Only 8 GB of memory with no room to expand...
Bottom line It shares a slick new interface with its Windows Phone 7 rivals, but the Omnia 7 stands out thanks to a huge screen which will wow heavy users and mobile video fans. Unfortunately, that screen does a disastrous job of reproducing colours, the camera's...
Amongst the horde of Windows Phone 7 handsets that arrived on launch day, the Samsung Omnia 7 was the one that stood out from the crowd for me. Each of the devices had their own selling point, but personally I would take the incredible Super AMOLED di...
Bottom line There is no doubt that this a strong device. Out of the Windows Phone 7 devices I have tried and tested in store it is definitely my favourite and I am warming to the size of the display over any other. There just feels a balance to it that you don’t g...
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...
One of the most striking Windows Phone 7 handsets on the market. Of all the launch phones, the Samsung Omnia is the most arresting. It's the screen that does it: a 4in, 480 x 800 Super AMOLED beauty, it beams its brilliance more boldly than...
The lovely guys and gals over at Three UK were kind enough to send me an Samsung Omnia 7 a while back to review and although it's taken a while to get posted, here is our quick review of the device. The Samsung Omnia 7 runs the Windows Phone 7 platform an...
There's a little more graininess than with a TFT, but its saturated colours and almost perfect contrast compensate.Elsewhere, it's a little less impressive. The five-megapixel camera is fine in good light – as is the 720p video camera – but we'd recommend...
Product Name: Samsung i8700 Omnia 7 Website: Specifications: Windows Phone 7, Qualcomm 8250 SnapDragon 1Ghz chipset, 4-inch 800x480 Super AMOLED touch screen display, 5 megapixel camera, LED Flash, 8GB memory, HSDPA, HS...
So here we are, the final big hitter in the world of software has entered the mobile OS ring with Windows Phone 7.Just as we were getting used to the Apple versus Android debate, the long gestating Windows Phone 7 platform is now upon us where we can fina...
Bottom line I know I tend to start these reviews on a bit of an odd note and this one will be no different. I’m just going to come out and say it and move swiftly along. The Samsung Omnia 7 is like a Terry’s Chocolate Orange, unbelievably good but wrapped in annoy...
There are plenty of Windows Phone 7 smartphones available now and telling them apart isn't always easy. Microsoft locks down Windows Phone 7 in terms of the user interface look and basic elements, so that hardware manufacturers have to work hard to di...
Bottom line The Samsung Omnia 7 sports a superb Super AMOLED screen, but in general lacks the wow factor to make it stand out from the rest of the Windows Phone 7 crowd...
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