Although not showing on the official T-Mobile UK website yet, there has been a press release gone out from the network confirming they are getting the Samsung Omnia 7 and it will go on sale starting 21st October.
The Omnia 7 will be free from £35 a month over 24 months which going on existing plans will get you 900 Minutes, 500 Texts and a Flexible Booster, it is also yet to be seen if like Android devices you also get 3GB internet thrown in for extra value.
The main features of the Omnia 7 are
- 1GHZ Processor
- 4 inch Super AMOLED screen
- 8GB memory
- 5 Mega Pixel Camera
For he full press release see below and for some hands on footage of a Omnia 7 on T-Mobile check back on the 21st!
T-Mobile today announced the Samsung Omnia 7 will be available from its stores, online and telesales from 21st October 2010. T-Mobile will offer the smartphone free on plans from £35 a month on a 24 month contract.
The Samsung Omnia 7 features Windows Phone 7, a unique platform from Microsoft with a customisable tiled homescreen (Hubs) which allows users to personalise their phone to focus on the things that are most important to them “ whether that’s social networking, music, games, video, photos or applications.
The device is perfect for those who love to capture the moment, with its video recorder with HD Video playback, a five mega pixel camera for taking perfect shots “ and a Pictures App that lets users upload images to multiple sites at the same time “ making sharing images easy.
And users will never be bored again with the phone’s built-in X-Box Live, set to bring the ultimate console-like gaming experience to phones. Games included on the phone at launch include Chess and Checkers. The phone also comes with Microsoft Zune so customers can enjoy a comprehensive entertainment experience which includes music, film and video downloads.
It’s never been easier to keep up-to-date with friends and family, with all contact information on the phone centralised to its ˜People’ section “ with updates taken automatically from Facebook and Microsoft Outlook. And the phone comes with all the usual social media functionality you would expect “ including Facebook and Twitter feeds.
The Samsung Omnia 7 also offers users access to thousands of apps through Windows Market Place, and 8GB Memory for storing multiple music tracks and videos. And it’s great for business users too, with the ability to view and edit Microsoft Office (Excel, Word and Powerpoint).
Nicola Shenton, Head of Handset and Device Marketing at T-Mobile UK said: We’re committed to giving our customers the best choice and value when it comes to smartphones, and the Samsung Omnia 7 is a great addition to our portfolio. The phone is perfect for gamers, music-lovers and social-networkers alike, and we expect to see it fly off the shelves in the run-up to Christmas.�
Samsung Omnia 7 specifics
¢ Tiles user interface for updates, information and favourite apps at a glance
¢ 1Ghz processor for optimised handling and performance
¢ 4 inch super AMOLED screen “ ideal for mobile gaming
¢ Upload photographs to Facebook directly through the Pictures App
¢ 8GB built-in memory
¢ Zune HD “ play & sync music and video back and forth to your PC
¢ Samsung’s exclusive DNSE sound technology optimized for music and gaming
¢ WiFi (n) the fastest WiFi yet
¢ 5 Mega pixel camera