Samsung Omnia 7 and HTC 7 Trophy Torn Down, No MicroSD In Either

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Both the HTC 7 Trophy and Samsung Omnia 7 have been taken apart by their owners from the XDA-Developers forum (link 1, link 2). Unfortunately, unlike the HTC HD7, neither of these two phones appears to have a user removable microSD slot, a feature we had great hopes for. If there is a microSD involved anywhere here, it's soldered in place so you can't expand it. User … [Read more...]

Pitting The Screens of the Samsung Omnia 7 and LG Optimus 7 Against Each Other

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OLED-Display have done a head to head comparison of the Omnia 7 and Optimus 7, pitting the former's 4-inch Super-AMOLED against the latter's LCD-TFT screen. Their takeaway? Super-Amoled has a much better contrast ratio, better colours, and is much better in direct sunlight. Microsoft want Amoled for all Windows-Phone-7 smartphones but the OLED demand at the moment is to … [Read more...]

GSMArena Reviews The Samsung Omnia 7

GSMArena are known for doing very, very in-depth reviews, and they've just done a major one of the Samsung Omnia 7, marking the first in-depth review we've seen of a WP7 handset that will be available for sale to the general public. The whole thing runs 9 pages long, and is a must read if you really want to get to the bottom of the strengths and weaknesses of both the hardware … [Read more...]

Samsung Leaks Omnia 7 Early, Shows 4-Inch Super AMOLED Display

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Not to be beaten by the likes of LG, Samsung have also leaked official shots of a phone early, this time via their Russian branch, showing the Samsung Omnia 7. Here are the official specs of this svelte little thing: Network: HSUPA 5.76 MB / sec. / HSDPA 7,2 Mb / sec. (900 / 1 900 / 2 100 MHz)¬†EDGE / GPRS (850 / 900 / 1 800 / 1 900MHz) Dimensions: 122,40 x64, 20x10, … [Read more...]

Samsung Omnia 7 i8700 Gets 13 Minute Video

If you want to have a really good look at the Samsung Omnia 7/i8700, check out this impressive video, now re-uploaded by MobilityDigest after the original got pulled. It's a very long look at the OS, and you get a pretty good feeling for the hardware, too. In this one you'll also see the Samsung Hub, which has weather and news information, but at least manages to look vaguely … [Read more...]