Samsung Omnia 7 archive

  • Samsung Omnia W Windows Phone 7.5 Mango phone official
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    Samsung Omnia W Windows Phone 7.5 Mango phone official

    By 26 September 2011

    If your cravings for a mediocre Windows Phone 7 device weren't met by the recently announced Samsung Focus Flash, then take a look at the just announced Samsung Omnia W - a Mango device that's landing next month. With a spec sheet that sounds just like...

  • Windows Phone 7 update failed 1 in 10 phones
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    Windows Phone 7 update failed 1 in 10 phones

    By 24 February 2011

    If you’ve got a “bricked” Microsoft Windows Phone 7 smartphone following Monday’s rollout of a new update, fret not, you aren’t alone. Turns out 1 in 10 people where affected by the update that saw some having to take matters into their own...

  • Microsoft pulls Windows Phone 7 update for Samsung Omnia 7
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    Microsoft pulls Windows Phone 7 update for Samsung Omnia 7

    By 23 February 2011

    Microsoft has pulled the Windows Phone 7 update released at the start of the week for the Samsung Omnia 7 and Samsung Focus, after users of the new smartphone found that in some cases the new Windows Phone 7 update was breaking Samsung Omnia 7 phones....

  • Windows Phone 7 update breaking Samsung Omnia 7 phones
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    Windows Phone 7 update breaking Samsung Omnia 7 phones

    By 22 February 2011

    Samsung Omnia 7 users who’ve updated their phones on Monday, following the pre-update to the copy and paste update, have found themselves with nothing more than an expensive paper weight. According to reports online and readers emailing Pocket-lint,...

  • Nokia Windows Phone 7 - the competition
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    Nokia Windows Phone 7 - the competition

    By 11 February 2011

    Nokia and Microsoft have confirmed that they are to form a “broad strategic partnership that would use their complementary strengths and expertise to create a new global mobile ecosystem”, the two companies have announced on Friday morning. Brilliant,...

  • Windows Phone 7 comes to Virgin Media with Samsung Omnia 7
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    Windows Phone 7 comes to Virgin Media with Samsung Omnia 7

    By 23 December 2010

    Virgin Media is bringing a host of new handsets to its mobile phone service including, for the first time, a Windows Phone 7 device in the shape of the Samsung Omnia 7. The phone features a 4-inch AMOLED touchscreen, 5-megapixel camera and comes with...

  • Best Mobile Phone: and the nominees are...
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    Best Mobile Phone: and the nominees are...

    By 29 November 2010

    The best mobile phone of the year is always a hotly contended category at the annual Pocket-lint Gadget Awards. We do like our phones. 2010 has seen some absolute killers with Android picking up some serious traction, Apple trying to set the bar ever...

  • LG Optimus 7 vs Samsung Omnia 7
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    LG Optimus 7 vs Samsung Omnia 7

    By 26 November 2010

    As the mad rush that followed the highly anticipated launch of Windows Phone 7 has more or less died down, it's now time to step back and and take a good look at the handsets to decide whether you want to invest in one or not. We've already seen the LG...

  • Windows Phone 7: The UK's early adopter
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    Windows Phone 7: The UK's early adopter

    By 21 October 2010

    There's always one isn't there? One person who can't just be the sort of early adopter that simply owns a device on the day of its release. No, this type of person of which we speak is a dedicated, passionate tech-fan. HE/she wants to be the first. Second...

  • Windows Phone 7 goes on sale...
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    Windows Phone 7 goes on sale...

    By 21 October 2010

    The world's first Windows Phone 7 handsets have gone on sale in New Zealand, care of Vodafone. "Hey there, here is a pic from the 1st person in the world to buy a WP7 phone. The launch was in NZ", said Microsoft man Bradley Borrows on Twitter. The HTC...

  • Samsung Omnia 7  review
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    Samsung Omnia 7 review

    By 21 October 2010

    The Samsung Omnia 7 forms half of Orange's Windows Phone 7 offering, the other handset being the HTC 7 Mozart, the one with the 8-megapixel camera. In a world where Microsoft has defined the minimum hardware specs, differentiation in the world of Windows...

  • EXCLUSIVE: Carphone Warehouse and Phones4u miss out on Windows Phone 7 launch
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    EXCLUSIVE: Carphone Warehouse and Phones4u miss out on Windows Phone 7 launch

    By 20 October 2010

    Carphone Warehouse and Phones4u won't be stocking Windows Phone 7 handsets on Microsoft's big launch day, 21 October, Pocket-lint has learnt. The news will come as a massive blow to readers looking to snap up the new Windows Phone 7 handsets at either...

  • Windows Phone 7: Where to get it on UK launch day
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    Windows Phone 7: Where to get it on UK launch day

    By 20 October 2010

    Microsoft doesn't have any retail stores in the UK, but that's not stopping it attempting to emulate the media circus that Apple normally draws in for its launch events. With that in mind, it's managed to convince Orange to open its flagship Oxford Street...

  • Orange, T-Mobile and O2 Windows Phone 7 pre-orders go live
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    Orange, T-Mobile and O2 Windows Phone 7 pre-orders go live

    By 14 October 2010

    Getting ready to buy a Windows Phone 7 phone? Well now you can express your interest in the new handsets from Orange, T-Mobile, and O2 after three of the five confirmed operators have launched their pre-order pages in the UK on their websites. The handsets;...

  • First Look: Samsung Omnia 7 review
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    First Look: Samsung Omnia 7 review

    By 12 October 2010

    With so many Windows Phone 7 handsets on the market from day one (21 October), trying to work out which is the best one to choose is a tough job. The Samsung Omnia 7 brings to the table a number of unique features it hopes will sway you over and above...

  • Windows Phone 7: Which operator has which phone?
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    Windows Phone 7: Which operator has which phone?

    By 12 October 2010

    It's finally official - Windows Phone 7 is here, courtesy of handset manufacturers HTC, Samsung, LG and Dell. Thanks to Pocket-lint's intrepid news team, you've probably read all about the specs and stats, but will you be able to get a WP7 phone with...

  • Samsung Omnia 7 hands on
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    Samsung Omnia 7 hands on

    By 11 October 2010

    Samsung, not to be left out of the Windows Phone 7 launch party has announced the Samsung Omina 7 - an OLED packing, 1GHz-touting Windows Phone 7 handset. Coming to Orange, T-Mobile and Three, the Omnia 7 has a 4-inch Super AMOLED touch screen, a 1GHz...

  • HTC HD7 vs Samsung Omnia 7
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    HTC HD7 vs Samsung Omnia 7

    By 11 October 2010

    Microsoft's Windows Phone 7 is finally here, complete with a selection of handsets to choose from. HTC's flagship phone is the HD7 which is similar to the Android-based HTC Desire and is being widely tipped as the one to watch. However, Samsung's Omnia...

  • Samsung Omnia 7: Badly kept WP7 secret gets official
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    Samsung Omnia 7: Badly kept WP7 secret gets official

    By 11 October 2010

    Well, we can't say that we're surprised to see it. Following the leaked pictures posted earlier on Pocket-lint, Samsung has confirmed the existence and arrival of the Samsung Omnia 7 - its launch Windows Phone 7 device. The Omnia 7 has a 4-inch Super...

  • Samsung Omnia 7: Official pics leaked
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    Samsung Omnia 7: Official pics leaked

    By 11 October 2010

    It's a Windows Phone 7 whirlwind on Pocket-lint at the moment, despite the fact that the official launch still has yet to take place, and it doesn't look like letting up anytime soon. First up, LG (accidentally) went live with its Optimus 7 handset, and...

  • VIDEO: Samsung Omnia 7 (i8700) Windows Phone 7 leaked walkthrough
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    VIDEO: Samsung Omnia 7 (i8700) Windows Phone 7 leaked walkthrough

    By 6 October 2010

    Want a 13.5-minute YouTube video on the new, yet to be officially announced Samsung i8700 (Omnia 7) Windows Phone 7 handset? Of course you do, and that's what one cunning spy has managed to get. A video of the new phone, expected to be unveiled on Monday...