Samsung Omnia HD launches

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Samsung just made their pitch for the Symbian top-end with the announcement of the Omnia HD (a.k.a. the i8910). This features a full touch interface running S60 5th Edition, a 3.7" AMOLED display, plus a camera unit with 8mp capture and full 720p HD video recording. Photos, comment and specs below.

Omnia HD

Regarding the HD and media capabilities, Samsung had this to say: "The HD video recording feature enables you to capture precious moments in HD (720p) quality, enjoy HD content on HD TV via DLNA technology and share real-time live video as users shoot it via The 16: 9 screen of QHD display with 16M colour and dual stereo speaker reveal a whole new world of mobile multimedia experiences on the move, enabling users to enjoy SD (Standard Definition)/HD (High Definition) videos in cinema-scale quality with caption. Brilliant Convergence Allied to the industry-leading 8MP camera which allows you take digital camera-quality photographs on your phone, the Samsung Omnia HD ensures you capture the best possible photographs of your friends and family."

Raw specs:

  • 8 Megapixel CMOS + CIF, Auto-Focus / Power LED Flash / Face Detection/Smile Shot / Blink Shot / Panorama Shot Video : DivX / XviD / H.263 / H.264 / WMV / MPEG4, RV 24fps@HD(1280 x 720p) 
  • Video recording DLNA & HD TV out (DLNA dongle needed) Video Editing: Trim video / Audio dubbing / Live dubbing / Add subtitle / Image capture 
  • Audio : FM Radio with RDS MP3/ AAC / AAC+ / eAAC+ / WMA / RA Dual Stereo Speaker & DNSe 2.0
  • Other sensors: Proximity, Light Sensor, Compass, Accelerometer
  • Size : 123 x 58 x 12.9
  • Battery : 1500 mAh
  • HSUPA 5.76Mbps and HSDPA 7.2Mbps
  • 3.7" AMOLED, 36 by 640 pixels Auto-Rotating Display
  • GPS with integrated compass "makes this suitable for both pedestrians and drivers, and the navigation touch control and voice guidance via dual stereo speaker provide drivers with easy and safe navigation."
  • Available in 8GB and 16GB internal capacity options), plus microSD expansion
  • Intuitive "3D interface"
  • "Samsung Mobile Widget delivers up-to-date information of your choice with just one touch, creating a personalized interface with which to access the infinite wealth of web content."
Steve Litchfield, All About Symbian, 11.20am Feb 16th 2009

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