Samsung i900 Omnia Reviews and Deals

438 customer reviews

+ This mobile phone has no outstanding positive points. - It scores very poorly on ease of use.

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7.2 out of 10 based on 438 reviews.
Samsung i900 Omnia: with 5MP camera, Touchscreen and 240 x 480 display. See full product description

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Confirmed purchaser

Score 9.0/10
Good points:
Its very stylish, and slim line got lots to offer,
Bad points:
the battery is very short lived, lasts about 5 hours
Overall rating 9.0
Ease of use 6.0
Features 10.0
Battery life 4.0
Design 10.0
Value for money 9.0
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9 of 12 people found this review helpful

Confirmed purchase: 29 Oct 2008

Confirmed purchaser Business or web user

Score 1.0/10
Good points:
tether is good,
Bad points:
interface, speed, intuitiveness, poor responsiveness. would not reccommend
Overall rating 1.0
Ease of use 1.0
Features 7.0
Battery life 2.0
Design 1.0
Value for money 2.0
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Confirmed purchase: 20 Dec 2008

Kirsty, Northampton

Score 8.0/10
Good points:
1) the way it looks
2) easy navigation to main menu
3) good camera
4) screen response to touch
5) i have a blackberry as a work phone and even with the below listed bad points the omnia trashes the blackberry especially with aesthetic qualitys
Bad points:
1) how to use guide (booklet and disk) were useless, i've had to find out most things for myself e.g. how to use torch, i still have no idea how to synch my phone with the computer and add music files etc.
2) alot of files/ applications that again have no explanation as to what they are and so the phone is not used to full potential or if i accidently tap them it scares me that iv messed the phone up.
Overall rating 8.0
Ease of use 5.0
Features 8.0
Battery life 7.0
Design 9.0
Value for money 10.0
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16 of 19 people found this review helpful

Confirmed purchase: 19 Aug 2008

peter, liverpool Style and looks come first

Score 4.0/10
Good points:
Reviewer left no comment
Bad points:
the battery life if awful. the phone is hard to use and navigate!
Overall rating 4.0
Ease of use 2.0
Features 6.0
Battery life 1.0
Design 7.0
Value for money 3.0
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3 of 6 people found this review helpful

Confirmed purchase: 13 Mar 2009

peter, whitburn Music and entertainment lover

Score 9.0/10
Good points:
once u get your head round it a prettie easy phone to operate with many different settings to keep you as busy as you want to be ,best point wi fi.
Bad points:
none at moment battery could be better and thats it.
Overall rating 9.0
Ease of use 9.0
Features 9.0
Battery life 7.0
Design 10.0
Value for money 10.0
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Confirmed purchase: 13 Dec 2009

Confirmed purchaser Basic text and chat user

Score 9.0/10
Good points:
love my phone that i can quickly check emails on the go and text is easy

Camera - picture quality is pretty good.
Bad points:
managed to crack screen in first couple of months - not covered by warrenty but quickly fixed
Overall rating 9.0
Ease of use 9.0
Features 10.0
Battery life 7.0
Design 8.0
Value for money 10.0
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Confirmed purchase: 13 Dec 2009

Tyrone, Nottingham Business or web user

Score 1.0/10
Good points:
It has some reasonable features. Such as The Internet Sharing and Etiquette Sensor.
Bad points:
Poor Sound
Over Heats
Very Slow
Ram Is Pathetic
Windows Mobile on this PHone is Atrocious
A Waste Of Money
Many Advertised Feature are not able to be used
The Battery Life is terrible (Wont even last a day)
Variety of Applications are limited
Isn't Compatible with a Mac
Touch Screen response is bad

One Of The Worst SmartPhones One The Market.
Overall rating 1.0
Ease of use 1.0
Features 4.0
Battery life 1.0
Design 2.0
Value for money 1.0
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Confirmed purchase: 13 Dec 2008

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Product Features

Operating system Windows Phone
Screen Resolution (pixels) 240x480
Shape of phone bar
3G Yes
Touchscreen or keypad Touchscreen
Connections WiFi
Connections Bluetooth
Connections USB
Extra functions Instant messaging
Extra functions Email
Extra functions Camera
Extra functions Satellite navigation
Band Quad
Horizontal resolution (Pixels) 240
Vertical resolution (Pixels) 480
Camera resolution (MegaPixels) 5
Talk time (Hours) 10
Stand-by time (Days) 18.8
Memory card slot Yes
Weight (g) 127
EDGE Yes
FM tuner No
MP3 playback capable Yes
Java Yes
Release date 2008-08-25

Also known as: Samsung Omnia

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Manufacturer's Description

The new SAMSUNG Omnia is more than a phone. A simple touch gives you higher speed internet access – HSDPA 7.2Mbps, GPS Navigation, email and a Movie Player with up to 32GB* memory.There’s even a 5 megapixel camera and video calling.

Windows Mobile® 6.1 Professional
• Familiar PC-like environment
• Seamlessly integrates office and phone
• Continually adds innovative software applications

Professional 5MP Auto Focus Camera
• Advanced smile shot and face detection
• Auto-panorama shot
• Video recording with Power LED
• Business Card Reader

Premier Pocket Theater
• 3.2" WQVGA TFT LCD display
• Multi-Codec (DivX, Xvid, MP4)
• Content sharing among devices
• 12.5mm Ultra-slim Body

Superior Storage
Internal 8GB and external memory up to 16GB
- 23 DVD-quality films,
- 8,000 MP3 songs,
- 12,000 5-megapixel images

Optimal Internet Browsing
Full browser with both portrait and landscape views
Optical mouse for PC-like fluidity and familiarity
Auto reverse display and intelligent zoom in-and-out

All-inclusive Business Tools
Microsoft® Office Suite document view & edit
Content sharing among devices with Samsung DLNA Centified™ Solution
Push E-mail

Full Touch Screen
Intuitive drag & drop
Various tactile feedback
Large in-screen QWERTY keypad
Sleek Metalic look

Camera & Camcorder
Wide Dynamic Range
Multi Scene mode
Digital Image Stabilization
Video Editor

Everything in one touch
Faster internet access
GPS navigation
Movie player
5MP camera
MS Office
Full touch screen


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