Earlier this month, HTC announced its two new Windows Phone 7.5 Mango Smartphones namely, HTC Radar and HTC Titan. At The Geeks Club we covered this news for our authors. Efforts of Microsoft to tackle Android’s monopoly in case of mobile operating system are now glowing with silver lining, thanks to Samsung’s announcement of Windows Phone 7.5 Mango Smartphone named Omnia W I8350. The Smartphone is expected to be available in Europe around last week of October. Global release is scheduled in November.
HTC and Samsung have always been major competitors in Smartphone category. The cold war was clearly visible in case of Android Smartphones and now Samsung’s Omnia WI8350 is set to tackle HTC Radar, a Windows Phone 7.5 based Smartphone. A brief look at technical specifications make Omnia W I8350 stand taller than Radar. Here is how:
- Processor: 1.4 GHz single core Scorpion Processor
- Display: 3.7 inch S-AMOLED display (800 x 480)
- Memory: 8 GB internal with no expansion
- RAM: 512 MB Qualcomm MSM 8255 chipset
- Camera: 5 Megapixels with LED flash (rear), VGA (front)
HTC Radar features 3.8 inch LCD screen making Omnia little brighter and pleasing. Omnia also has higher clocker processor as compared to Radar’s 1 GHz offering. Though both phones are capable of video calling, camera quality can be judged once product is available in market. Samsung Omnia W I8350 is expected to have microUSB 2.0 support and A-GPS support. It is loaded with Accelerometer, Gyro and Proximity sensors making things more attractive.
This Smartphone is from W class of Samsung Smartphones. As per naming scheme of Samsung, these Smartphones are high-tier products sitting next to the S series and R series. W series Smartphones are priced between €250 and €350 excluding taxes. Samsung Omnia W I8350 was spotted priced at €310 with carrier contract. Unlocked version of this gadget can be expected around €450.
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