Printed from http://www.electronista.com

Bell to get Samsung Omnia II in HSPA form

updated 12:10 pm EDT, Fri October 30, 2009

HSPA Samsung Omnia II due at Bell

Bell on Friday said it will soon add the Samsung Omnia II to its lineup in time for the 2010 Winter Olympics. The announcement is significant as the first HSPA version of the handset for North America and for its use of Bell's upcoming HSPA network, scheduled for a November 5th launch. Reflecting Samsung's sponsorship of the event, Bell Omnia II owners will have access to a free Olympics app to keep track of events and a decal for the phone back.

The Bell Omnia II will use Windows Mobile 6.5 with the TouchWiz interface layered on top and should carry Wi-Fi as well as Bluetooth 2.0 support. It should use Opera Mobile 9.5 rather than Internet Explorer for browsing. A 3.7-inch AMOLED touchscreen acts as the interface, andusers get a 5-megapixel camera with autofocus and dual LED flash. The phone holds 16GB internally but can jump to 48GB with a 32GB microSDHC card.

Despite the announcement, Bell has not revealed pricing or a more exact release date for the Omnia II.






By Electronista Staff
toggle

Comments

Login Here

Not a member of the MacNN forums? Register now for free.

toggle

Network Headlines

toggle

Most Popular

Sponsor

Recent Reviews

Logitech Hyperion Fury mouse

Selecting the correct gaming mouse comes down to finding a device that balances the needs of a user with a price they can afford. Ofte ...

Life n Soul BM211 Bluetooth speaker

Bluetooth speakers aren't only for listening to some music at the park or on a long bus ride, but can also be built with tablets in mi ...

Epson PowerLite Home Cinema 2030 projector

With high-definition televisions now the standard, 4K televisions becoming the next big thing, and plasma TVs going the way of the din ...

Sponsor

toggle

Most Commented

 
toggle

Popular News