SAMSUNG Anycall OMNIA i908
Everything You Wish For
on Sep 23, 2008
Hong Kong – Sept. 23, 2008 - Samsung Electronics, a leading mobile phone provider, today announced the launch of SAMSUNG Anycall OMNIA i908. OMNIA, means ‘everything’ in Latin and ‘wish’ in Arabic, and this new model goes beyond the features available in today’s mobile phones to bring together high-performance business content, sophisticated style and a fun, dynamic multimedia experience.
A Vivid Multimedia Experience
SAMSUNG Anycall OMNIA i908 is the market’s first Windows Mobile 6.1® phone to come with a 5 megapixel CMOS camera, which also includes the latest value-added features such as auto-focus (AF), face and smile detection and auto-panorama shot.
The handset’s generous internal memory of 16 GB and ability to support microSDHC™ memory card up to 16GB ensures ample storage space for your movies, music and photos. The potential memory of 32GB allows users to carry with them 23 DVD quality movies, 8,000 MP3 tracks, or 12,000 5 megapixel photos.
OMNIA i908 is the ultimate entertainment device on the go. The wide 3.2-inch TFT screen makes for an enjoyable viewing experience. MultiCodec support including the popular DivX, eliminates the hassle of file format conversions. Users also have the assurance of a long-life detachable battery for extended playback.
Rounding out a comprehensive feature set, SAMSUNG Anycall OMNIA i908 also has Global Positioning System (supports A-GPS), so users can get their bearings wherever work or life takes them.
A PC Environment in a Mobile
With the touch of a finger, the new SAMSUNG Anycall OMNIA i908 allows users to switch seamlessly between Microsoft Windows Mobile 6.1® Professional applications and comprehensive working applications that replicate the look and feel of a PC. The ability to switch between landscape and portrait view with a tilt of the wide 3.2-inch screen, and built in optical mouse further enhances the internet browsing experience. The powerful HSDPA 7.2Mbps mobile broadband speeds and Wi-Fi connection make it quick and easy to upload image/video with a few touch of your fingers.
“The Windows Mobile partner based approach enables us to work with the likes of SAMSUNG Anycall to create some of the best smartphones available and empower people to discover new experiences by putting the power of the PC into their hands,” said Adam Anger, Senior Director, Business & Marketing Organization, Microsoft Hong Kong. “With devices like the SAMSUNG Anycall OMNIA i908, we’re able to simplify and enrich the lives of people with a phone they wouldn’t be without. Fashion conscious consumers now have even more choice with which to express themselves and stand out from the crowd.”
The One and Only Mobile with Everything in Touch
This innovative, new mobile offers multiple user-interface choices including SAMSUNG Anycall’s TOUCHWiZ user-interface, SAMSUNG Anycall’s proprietary icon type graphic user-interface and the Windows Mobile 6.1® Professional platform.
SAMSUNG Anycall OMNIA i908’s high-resolution, touchscreen has a virtual Qwerty keyboard and vibration feedback. It also supports handwriting recognition.
A Pursuit of Design Perfection
The phone showcases SAMSUNG Anycall’s leadership in design. It features an ultra-slim 12.5-mm profile and a platinum-look finish that fits snugly in the palm of the hand. The elegant hairline patterns on the back of the phone perfect the style.
“SAMSUNG Anycall OMNIA i908 is a mobile device that truly delivers the best possible features for today’s busy, connected consumer,” said Mr. Gerald Jung-Joo Lee, Director, Telecommunication Team, Samsung Electronics Hong Kong. “The phone demonstrates our vision for the SAMSUNG Anycall mobile business, which is to provide premium phones for users who desire functionality, style, usability and entertainment in one innovative device. This mobile will help people to be at the forefront at work and play, and to stay connected anytime, anywhere.”
For more information about SAMSUNG Anycall mobile phones, please visit http://hk.samsungmobile.com/ENG/index.jsp or call the Samsung Customer Services Hotline at (+852) 3698-4698.