10-12-2011 03:09 PM
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  1. TheWeeBear's Avatar
    Here's some photos and specs of the the new Omnia W midrange WP7.

    Samsung announces WP7 Omnia W - Crave - CNET Asia

    http://sammyhub.com/2011/09/26/samsu...nning-omnia-w/

    Just sharing :)

    Still prefer the square casing of my Omnia 7. (Nice specs on the W apart from the smaller screen)
    Last edited by TheWeeBear; 09-26-2011 at 04:11 AM.
    09-26-2011 03:53 AM
  2. Apoc's Avatar
    I don't like the fact it will still have a 5mp camera! Sammy, you're pushing me towards Nokia so fast, due to the fact of skimping on hardware specs. I am happy they put in a faster proc.
    09-26-2011 09:14 AM
  3. TheWeeBear's Avatar
    I don't like the fact it will still have a 5mp camera! Sammy, you're pushing me towards Nokia so fast, due to the fact of skimping on hardware specs. I am happy they put in a faster proc.
    Remember this is just the midrange Omnia Apoc, (Focus Flash)

    The Focus S is the biggie. :)
    09-26-2011 09:19 AM
  4. Apoc's Avatar
    Remember this is just the midrange Omnia Apoc, (Focus Flash)

    The Focus S is the biggie. :)
    Still wished they could've put a 8mp camera. Hey WeeBear, what is your take on the storage aspect of this handset? Do you prefer bigger storage or do you like the Skydrive method?
    09-26-2011 10:14 AM
  5. TheWeeBear's Avatar
    Actually 8 GB is more than enough for my own personal use Apoc, as my phone storage is only used for apps and the odd few photos i take. (Then I just up them to SkyDrive.)

    Most of my music is streamed from Zune or Last FM but i have unlimited data, not everone does, so they may need more storage.

    I understand others wishing to store everything under the sun on their phones and need more that 8GB but for me that's more than enough. :)

    If only all WP7's had expandable memory that would keep everyone happy, but as you know they don't. :(
    09-26-2011 10:34 AM
  6. selfcreation's Avatar
    wow i actually like this phone MUCH more then the FOCUS S ...

    tobad its only 3,7'' , and not S-AMoled-PLUS :(
    09-26-2011 10:40 AM
  7. Apoc's Avatar
    I'm still sort of puzzled that Sammy sort of downgraded this one, compared to the Focus S. To be honest, the Omnia 7 was the overseas cousin of the Focus, only difference(besides shape), was the expandable memory. Don't know how diffferent the S-AMOLED+ is from the former, but bummed not on the new OW handset!
    09-26-2011 10:54 AM
  8. red grenadine's Avatar
    I'm still sort of puzzled that Sammy sort of downgraded this one, compared to the Focus S. To be honest, the Omnia 7 was the overseas cousin of the Focus, only difference(besides shape), was the expandable memory. Don't know how diffferent the S-AMOLED+ is from the former, but bummed not on the new OW handset!
    I think Samsung is going for the multi-tier approach.

    Upscale: Focus S (US) / Omnia S (? Europe)
    Mass Market: Focus Flash (US) / Omnia W (Europe)

    This makes sense, especially with rumors of Apple doing the same with an iPhone 5 / iPhone 4S split
    09-26-2011 11:01 AM
  9. selfcreation's Avatar
    yeah apple been doing it for years... Iphone 3 , Iphone 3gs..... ( and the possible 4gs with the Iphone 5. )

    im glad to see they are giving the market a bigger Price range .. for people with more or less income .....

    Mid to high end

    and nokia will have the low end phones ( i hope for there sake they also make high range phones to )
    09-26-2011 11:07 AM
  10. Apoc's Avatar
    I think Samsung is going for the multi-tier approach.

    Upscale: Focus S (US) / Omnia S (? Europe)
    Mass Market: Focus Flash (US) / Omnia W (Europe)

    This makes sense, especially with rumors of Apple doing the same with an iPhone 5 / iPhone 4S split
    So it's the Omnia S, that I should be looking forward too?
    Thanks, stupid me, didn't even realize that! Doh!
    A little relief, now I just need that thing called, umm, what's the name again? Mano? Mindo?
    Mingo? Something like that, it'll come to me(soon I hope!!!!)
    09-26-2011 11:09 AM
  11. selfcreation's Avatar
    So it's the Omnia S, that I should be looking forward too?
    Thanks, stupid me, didn't even realize that! Doh!
    A little relief, now I just need that thing called, umm, what's the name again? Mano? Mindo?
    Mingo? Something like that, it'll come to me(soon I hope!!!!)

    no point in getting ther new OMNIA , its a downgrade version of the FOCUS.

    its gona be less then your current omnia... FOCUS S ... is what should be your goal..... Omnia would just be a complete waist of cash... unless you like the new look..

    Omnia W(s) doesnt even have S-AMOLED_Plus :(
    09-26-2011 11:22 AM
  12. Dileu's Avatar
    Am I the only person excited by the W? I find that 3.5-3.8 to be ideal for a phone - the 4" screen on my long departed Galaxy S was too big - even my long fingers couldnt reach across it. Faster processor, more sensible screen - I just stopped envying weebear's phone :)
    09-26-2011 12:20 PM
  13. TheWeeBear's Avatar
    I just stopped envying weebear's phone :)
    You can't go smaller inkytype. Yes I can, No you can't!

    09-26-2011 12:49 PM
  14. Apoc's Avatar
    no point in getting ther new OMNIA , its a downgrade version of the FOCUS.

    its gona be less then your current omnia... FOCUS S ... is what should be your goal..... Omnia would just be a complete waist of cash... unless you like the new look..

    Omnia W(s) doesnt even have S-AMOLED_Plus :(
    So the Omnia S is a downgrade as well?
    :(
    09-26-2011 01:13 PM
  15. TheWeeBear's Avatar
    No. the Omnia W (Focus Flash) is smaller than the current Focus and only Super Amoled (Not Plus) but has a faster processor and front facing camera.

    The Focus S has front facing camera, Super Amoled Plus and has a 4.3 inch screen rather then the current focus's 4 inch screen.
    09-26-2011 01:18 PM
  16. palandri's Avatar
    If you go to a 4.3" screen, you might as well buy a tablet :lol:
    09-26-2011 01:25 PM
  17. selfcreation's Avatar
    If you go to a 4.3" screen, you might as well buy a tablet :lol:
    i plan on having both in my back pocket :)

    this is what we gona be carrying around in the future....

    marketing campaign:

    BRING YOUR WHOLE ECOSYSTEM WITH YOU!!
    palandri and Apoc like this.
    09-26-2011 01:47 PM
  18. Apoc's Avatar
    i plan on having both in my back pocket :)

    this is what we gona be carrying around in the future....

    Marketing campaign:

    bring your whole ecosystem with you!!
    lol!!!!
    :)
    09-26-2011 02:05 PM
  19. Dileu's Avatar
    Samsung has devices at 2, 3, 4, 5, 7, 8, 9 and 10 inches now.

    No 6 inch phone? Pffft. ;) when does a phone become a tablet?

    (IMHO - 4" - when you can no longer regularly use it with one hand :) )
    09-26-2011 02:50 PM
  20. TheWeeBear's Avatar
    Pricing for the Omnia W pre order now available. (Expansys)

    http://www.expansys.com/samsung-omnia-w-black-222946/

    329.99
    09-29-2011 05:05 AM
  21. Dileu's Avatar
    That's cheaper than what I paid for my Trophy! My poor poor unMangoed Trophy...
    09-29-2011 06:41 AM
  22. TheWeeBear's Avatar
    That's cheaper than what I paid for my Trophy! My poor poor unMangoed Trophy...
    Awwww, it's not a bad price really I guess inkytype.
    09-29-2011 06:52 AM
  23. Stig's Avatar
    So, given the choice, what would you go for?

    A cut price Omnia 7, the Omnia W, or wait for a possible Omnia S?
    10-12-2011 02:04 PM
  24. TheWeeBear's Avatar
    So, given the choice, what would you go for?

    A cut price Omnia 7, the Omnia W, or wait for a possible Omnia S?


    Definately waiting on the Focus S European equivalent Stig.

    No point in getting a smaller screen than my current beloved Omnia 7

    Oh and welcome along to WPC :)

    What do you fancy ?
    10-12-2011 02:27 PM
  25. Stig's Avatar
    Definately waiting on the Focus S European equivalent Stig.

    No point in getting a smaller screen than my current beloved Omnia 7

    Oh and welcome along to WPC :)

    What do you fancy ?
    The prospect of getting an Omnia 7 for about 250 as opposed to an Omnia W for 330 is tempting, considering the 'W' has an smaller screen but a faster processor.

    This assumes that Mango works OK on the Omnia 7 finally!
    10-12-2011 03:04 PM
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