Few months back, the Omnia series of Samsung received an innovative addition with the launch of the Omnia II. Well, it is said to be available in Canada exclusively via Bell, this month. Further, the Samsung smartphone is also the Official Mobile Device of the Vancouver 2010 Olympic Winter Games.
The smartphone boasts of a huge 3.7 inch/94mm WVGA AMOLED touchscreen display with accelerometer. The Omnia II sports a 5 megapixel camera with auto-focus and dual LED flash. The handset is inclusive of finger friendly TouchWiz touch-optimized UI. Powered by the latest Windows Mobile 6.5 operating system, the Samsung handset integrates business and entertainment features.
“As the Official Worldwide Olympic Partner for Wireless Telecommunications Equipment, Samsung takes great pride in our commitment to the Olympic Games and through our wireless technology we are linking fans around the world to the Games by making information related to results, schedules, athletes and more, available. Breaking ground in multimedia features and performance, OMNIA II promises an unrivaled all-in-one mobile experience even the most demanding smartphone users will enjoy,” mentioned Paul Brannen, General Manager, Mobile Communications, Samsung Electronics Canada.
“As a Premier National Partner and the Exclusive Telecommunications Partner to the Vancouver 2010 Olympic and Paralympic Winter Games, Bell is excited to announce the exclusive launch of the Samsung OMNIA II touchscreen smartphone, the Official Mobile Device of the Games,” stated Adel Bazerghi, Senior Vice President of Products at Bell Mobility.
The Samsung smartphone supports Bluetooth v2.0, Wi-Fi connectivity and presents HTML web browsing with Opera Mobile 9.5 browser. The handset also permits users to personalize their homescreen with drag and drop widgets, enabled by TouchWiz technology. Users can download Samsung’s Wireless Olympic Works (WOW) communications platform, a free application that brings real-time information to users’ phones and keeps fans connected all through the Vancouver 2010 Olympic Winter Games.
Bell has not not yet revealed the pricing details of the Samsung Omnia II.