Samsung adds up its Omnia collection by rolling out the second edition of the Samsung i8000 Omnia II. This touch screen smart phone adopts Windows Mobile 6.5 operating system offering some of sophisticated features inside of it. Okay, in this Samsung i8000 Omnia II review, i want to talk about the whole aspect and also the features that being brought in this device.
Samsung i8000 Omnia II appears in the rod form with the support of wide touch screen on the front side and looks a lot bigger. This phone also has a really slim body with the glossy plastic layer in the black color.
Samsung i8000 Omnia II Review
- Type: Samsung i8000 Omnia II
- Release Date: 2009, July
- Price Purchased: $74.99
- Manufacturer: Samsung
Phone Specs: AMOLED resistive touch screen, 65.536 colors, 480x800 pixels, 3.7 inches, Microsoft Windows Mobile 6.5 Pro, 5 MP camera, 256 MB/8 GB storage, WiFi See Full specs.
- Has been injected with Windows Mobile 6.5 Professional; Has been equipped with Touch Wiz user interface and Media Gate 3D; Has Mobile Office application for data viewer and editor; The supports of HSDPA and HSUPA; AMOLED screen; 5 MP camera
- MicroSD slot is placed behind the back cover; Dimension can be considered too big; The glossy plastic material leaves finger prints; The cable of TV Out is sold separately
- Based on this review, this phone definitely can be a great option for those of you who're looking for a great touch screen phone at the low price. Moreover, this smart phone comes with Windows Mobile 6.5 Pro OS, definitely worth buying phone.
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Interface and Functionality
The screen of this phone looks really wide and sharp with the support of AMOLED technology. Unfortunately, the touch screen of this phone is not capacitive that has much better sensitivity, instead, this touch screen of this phone only uses a resistive screen. Apart from that, this phone is already equipped with sensors that can recognize finger touch and signal movement.
Windows Mobile 6.5 Professional has been equipped on this phone along with the Touch Wiz user interface to help newbie users who used to be familiar with Windows Mobile. Actually, Touch Wiz feels more user friendly because it shows menu in big icon, and in the HomeScreen, there is a widget display on the left side that makes it easier to insert new widgets on the screen. Samsung i8000 Omnia II has also been supported with Samsung Media Gate 3D, a menu user interface that is presented in the cube form.
The 5 MP camera of this phone is provided with many awesome features, such as: ISO, White Balance, Stabilizer, Geo Tagging, Autofocus, Face/Smile Detection, Blink Detection, Wide Dynamic Range, 2 extra flash lights and many more. The camera itself can also record video with screen resolution of 720x480 pixels and 30 fps. The video of 120 fps with QVGA resolution can also be recorded with this camera. Photos and videos can be edited directly on the phone with the Photo and Video Editor.
Multimedia and Entertainment
Music Player of this phone can play any kind of sound files. The sound quality that is produced on the speaker is really loud and clear. With this phone, you can listen to songs on this phone with 3.5 mm ported headset or Bluetooth headset.
And to watch movies, there is also Video Player that can play Divx videos which produces really sharp result. Moreover the screen looks really wide on the front side. This phone can also play photos or videos that are stored on TV screen because the TV Out has been injected to this phone. Unfortunately, the exact cable for that TV Out is sold separately around the market and is not included in the first buying.
For the reason that the screen of this phone is so big, the internet access also feels really convenient thanks to the supports of HSDPA and HSUPA. Beside of that, this phone has also been provided with WiFi. And last but not least, for internet browsing activity, the Opera Browser v9.5 has been installed on this phone.
Samsung i8000 Omnia II really gives a sophisticated feeling to the users thanks to many awesome features that are provided on this phone. However, that is not something new around the market anymore. Well, that’s because there are some Samsung cell phones and other competitors which also give the same experience.
Samsung Media Gate 3D
This is a unique user interface that is presented in the form of cube that displays some menus, such as: Camera, Photo Album, Music player, Video player, Games or web browser.
Samsung i8000 Omnia II Review - Features
- Smart Memo is an application that allows users to write note by writing it literally on the phone screen.
- Mobile Office can open, edit, and make new file around Word Mobile, Excel Mobile, PowerPoint Mobile and OneNote Mobile.
Bottom line, Samsung i8000 Omnia II looks promising with the whole aspect and also features. This phone is definitely a good choice as your companion at your office. At this low price range, Samsung i8000 Omnia II is a worth buying smart phone.