Samsung has taken the wraps of five new smartphones — four in its Omnia line. These will offer a range of designs and capabilities when they debut later this year.
The Samsung models just announced are the Omnia II, two devices in the new OmniaPRO series, the OmniaLITE, and the Jet.
Although these have been unveiled, not all the details have been revealed yet, including exactly when or where most of them will be released.
Samsung Omnia II (I8000)
One of the devices unveiled today, the Samsung Omnia II, will be a Windows Mobile 6.1 phone that will definitely be released by at least one U.S. wireless phone company. More information is available in this article: Samsung Omnia II On Its Way to Verizon
Samsung OmniaPRO B7610
The OmniaPRO B7610 will be a Windows phone with an AM-OLED touchscreen and a sliding keyboard. Microsoft software will bring support for Push email, and users will be able to view and edit their Microsoft Office documents while on the go.
The Opera Mobile 9.5 web browser, HSDPA mobile broadband, and Wi-Fi connectivity, will ensure fast website access.
Other features will include a 5-megapixel camera, GPS.
At this point, it’s not clear what operating system this smartphone will use, but Samsung is emphasizing its messaging capabilities, including corporate push email, mobile access to social networking sites like like Facebook and MySpace, and instant messaging for MSN, Google Talk and Yahoo Chat.
The B7320 will also include a 3-megapixel camera, FM radio with RDS, and Wi-Fi.
Samsung OmniaLITE (B7300)
The OmniaLITE will offer Samsung’s TouchWiz 2.0 user interface, and also have multimedia, Internet, and business features.
Users will have push email access and the Microsoft Office suite, as well as the Opera web browser.
The OmniaLITE will sport 3G (HSDPA), Wi-Fi, a 3 MPx camera, and A-GPS.
The centerpiece of the Samsung jet will be its 3.1-inch, AM-OLED display with a WVGA resolution.
It will have Samsung’s TouchWiz 2.0 user interface and an 800 MHz processor, but its not yet clear what operating system will be running underneath. Still, it will have the Dolfin Web browser and Microsoft Exchange ActiveSync for corporate push email service.
The Jet will also have a 5 mega-pixel camera, GPS, DNSe & SRS Sound Effect technology, and DivX and XviD video support for video downloading and viewing.
This is the only model announced that’s not part of the Omnia line.