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Samsung Omnia W

alaTest has collected and analyzed 365 reviews of Samsung Omnia W. The average rating for this product is 3.4/5, compared to an average rating of 4.1/5 for other Cell phones for all reviews. Reviews about the reliability and portability are overall positive. The performance and usability are also appreciated. Reviews are divided on the battery.

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We analyzed user and expert ratings, product age and more factors. Compared to other Cell phones the Samsung Omnia W is awarded an overall alaScore™ of 84/100 = Very good quality.

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Expert review by : PhoneArena Team (

Samsung Omnia W Preview


Samsung Omnia W is part of the second batch of Windows Phones that are about to hit the market in time for the holidays, and judging by the “W” in the title, it is supposed to fit in the midrange spectrum of Samsung's WP portfolio.

Oct, 2011

Expert review by : Shubham Gupta (

Samsung Omnia W : Best Budget Windows Mobile


Windows phone OS has done a great job in eradicating the boring war which was viral between Android and iOS. Now the entry of new Windows OS in the battlefield is worth giving an eye for. Moreover I can say, Smartphone giant Samsung has done a great...

Feb, 2012

Expert review by : Pallab (

Samsung Omnia W Hands on: Initial impressions


Introduction The 3.7-inch Windows 7.5 phone has a Super AMOLED screen with a 1.4GHz Scorpion processor coupled with a Snapdragon chipset and a 1500mAh battery. Impressive? Well, we'll have to see that as…

Overall at Rs. 20k odd it looks and feels like it’s more expensive counterparts. The initial impressions are good, but we’ll have to take it for a wild ride to see how far it can run before it runs out of juice. Tune in for our detailed review shortly.

Jan, 2012

Expert review by : Clinton Jeff (

Ye Quickie Samsung Omnia W Review


Samsung's Omnia W is a mid-range entry into the Windows Phone world, offering decent hardware like a 1.4 Ghz processor, 3.7 Inch screen and 8 GB on onboard...

Dec, 2011

Expert review by : Arne Hess (

Samsung Omnia W Windows Phone 7.5 Smartphone [UPDATE]


Samsung's latest Windows Phone 7 smartphone, the Samsung Omnia W - which was announced back in September - will feature Microsoft's new Windows Phone 7.5 version, code-named Mango. The Omnia W is powered by a 1.4 GHz single-core Snapdragon CPU and...


Expert review by : Ross Catanzariti (

Samsung Omnia W Windows Phone


The Samsung Omnia W is no world beater, but it offers a far better user experience than most mid-range Android handsets at similar price points.

Compact size ; Slick performance ; Reasonable price

Only 8GB of storage ; No memory card slot ; Average battery life

The Samsung Omnia W is not going to attract the iPhone and Android masses and doesn't really offer anything new. However, this is a very good mid-range smartphone at a relatively competitive price. Slick performance, an excellent user experience and a...

Apr, 2012

Expert review by : Ershad.K (

Samsung Omnia W


A run of the mill Windows phone with the latest Mango OS.

Windows Phone 7.5 Mango,Great Social Network Integration,Super Amoled Screen is Gorgeous

Poor Camera,Video Playback is Terrible,Depending on Zune for Transferring Content


Dec, 2011

Expert review by : Thomas Newton (

Samsung Omnia W Preview


The Samsung Omnia W is the second Windows Phone device to come from Samsung and is the first that will come with Windows Phone 7.5 aka Mango installed out of the box. Mango is the latest version of the…

Sep, 2011

Expert review by : Digit Mobile Phones (

Samsung Omnia W


The Samsung Omnia W 3G Mobile Handset is a stylish and lightweight mobile handset targeted towards the young generation and executives. The phone supports a large 3.7 inch super AMOLED capacitive touchscreen display with 480 x 800 pixels display...

Sep, 2012

Expert review by : Renai LeMay (

Samsung Omnia W: Review


It's not one of Nokia's flashy new Lumias, it doesn't run the latest version of Android and it's not an iPhone. But it is a high-end smartphone launched only recently on Australia's top mobile network, Next G. Can Samsung's low-profile, Windows Phone...

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Product Specifications


Battery Capacity:1500
Battery performance:1500
Battery Technology:Lithium-Ion (Li-Ion)
Standby time (2G):370 / 490
Standby time (3G):350 / 380
Talk time (2G):14 / 7
Talk time (3G):5.5 / 6.5

Call Management

Auto-redialing: Yes
Call timer: Yes
Call waiting: Yes
Caller ID: Yes
Conference call: Yes
Speakerphone: Yes
Speed dialing: Yes
Vibrating alert: Yes
Voice commands: Yes


Auto focus: Yes
Built-in camera: Yes
Built-in flash: Yes
Digital Zoom:4
Flash Type:LED
Front camera resolution (numeric):0.3
ISO sensitivity:50, 100, 200, 400, AUTO / Auto
Main camera resolution (numeric):5
Maximum frame rate:30
Night mode: Yes
Photo effects:Black&White, Negative film, Sepia
Rear camera resolution (numeric):5
Rear camera type:Single camera
Second camera:No / Yes
Second camera resolution:0.3
Video capture resolution (max):1280 x 720
Video recording: Yes
Video recording modes:720p
White Balance:Auto, Cloudy, Daylight, Fluorescent, Incandescent
Zoom capability: Yes


Digital Living Network Alliance (DLNA) certified:Y
DLNA Certified: Yes


Color of product:Black
Form Factor:Bar


Display Diagonal:3.7
Display number of colors:16.78 million colours
Display Resolution:480 x 800 / 800 x 480
Display Type:AMOLED
External display: No
Orientation sensor: Yes
Touch screen: Yes
Touch screen type:Capacitive
Touch technology:Multi-Touch
Touchscreen type:Capacitive


Accelerometer: Yes


Keyboard Layout:QWERTY
Keyboard type:QWERTY


Internal RAM:0.5


Chat: Yes
Instant messaging (IM): Yes
MMS (Multimedia Messaging Service): Yes
Short Message Service (SMS): Yes


Audio formats supported:AAC, AMR, eAAC+, MP3, WAV, WMA / MP3
FM radio: Yes
Image formats supported:JPG
Radio Data System (RDS): Yes
Video compression format:ASF, H.263, H.264 / H.263, H.264, MPEG4, WMV
Video formats supported:ASF,H.263,H.264 / H.263,H.264,MPEG4,WMV


Assisted GPS (A-GPS): Yes
GPS:No / Yes
GPS (satellite):N / Y
Position location:Y
Wi-Fi positioning: Yes


2G bands (primary SIM):850,900,1800,1900
2G standards:EDGE,GPRS,GSM
3G: Yes
3G bands supported:900,2100
3G standards:HSDPA,HSUPA / WCDMA
Bluetooth: Yes
Bluetooth profiles:A2DP / A2DP, AVRCP, GAP, HFP, HSP, PBAP / A2DP, AVRCP, GAP, HFP, PBAP
Bluetooth version:2.1 / 2.1+EDR
Data network:3G
EDGE multislot class:12
GPRS multislot class:12
SIM card capability:Single SIM
SIM card type:MiniSIM
Wi-Fi: Yes
Wi-Fi standards:802.11b, 802.11g, 802.11n

Other Features

Camera included: Yes
Java technology: Yes
Music player: Yes
Polyphonic ring: Yes
Ringer type:MP3
Rotating: Yes
Video playback: Yes
Voice recording: Yes
Volume Control:Digital
Wireless connection:Y
Wireless connections: Yes

Packaging Content

Cables included:USB
Quick start guide: Yes


Accelerometer: Yes
Flight mode: Yes
Microphone mute: Yes
Operating system installed:Windows Phone
Operating system version:7.5 / 7.5 Mango
Personal info management:Alarm clock, Calculator, Calendar / Alarm clock, Calculator, Calendar, Converter, Events reminder, Games, Notes, Recorder, Stopwatch, To-do list / Alarm clock, Calculator, Calendar, Games, Notes, To-do list
Personal info management (PIM):Alarm clock, Calculator, Calendar / Alarm clock, Calculator, Calendar, Converter, Events reminder, Games, Notes, Recorder, Stopwatch, To-do list / Alarm clock, Calculator, Calendar, Games, Notes, To-do list
Personalization:Menu / Menu, Themes
Push-to-Talk (PTT): Yes
Video call: Yes

Ports & interfaces

Headphone connectivity:3.5 mm
USB 2.0 ports quantity:1
USB connector type:Micro-USB A
USB version:2.0


Processor frequency:1.4


Operating system installed:Windows Phone
Operating system version:7.5 / 7.5 Mango


Compatible memory cards: No
Internal RAM:512
Internal storage capacity:8
RAM capacity:0.5


Video call: Yes

Weight & Dimensions

Depth:0.394 / 0.429
Width:2.28 / 2.31 / 2.32