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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 4.0/5 for other Cell phones for all reviews. People really like the reliability and portability. The performance and usability are also mentioned favorably, but there are some mixed views about the battery.

size, usability, performance, portability, reliability

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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Samsung Omnia W overview


Samsung I8350 Omnia W

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: Sandra Vogel (

Samsung Omnia W review


Windows Phone is now firmly established as a smartphone...

Well sized for the hand; solid if uninspiring chassis design; front camera

No memory expansion; no Flash support in Windows Phone; nothing especially inspiring on offer

The Samsung Omnia W is Samsung’s second Windows Phone based smartphone, and is more affordable than the 4-inch screened Omnia 7. It also has a faster processor than that other handset, with the addition of a front camera. With these elements in mind,...

Mar, 2012

Expert review by: Sandra Vogel (

Samsung Omnia W review


We review the Omnia W, the second Windows Phone handset from Samsung

Compact, Front camera, Fast processor

No Flash support, No memory expansion, Blocky design

The Samsung Omnia W is an attractively priced Windows Phone handset, thanks to its fast processor and front camera

Jan, 2012

Expert review by: adi (

Samsung Omnia W


The Samsung Omnia W is the follow-up to last year's Omnia 7, as well as the UK-bound version of Sammy's US-only Focus Flash smartphone.

Sep, 2011


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: 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: 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 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:No / Yes
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
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: Yes


Colour of product:Black
Form factor:Bar


Display diagonal:9.4
Display number of colours:16.78 million colours
Display Resolution:480 x 800 / 800 x 480
Display Type:AMOLED
External display: No
Orientation sensor: Yes
Touch screen type:Capacitive
Touch technology:Multi-touch
Touchscreen: Yes
Touchscreen Type:Capacitive


Accelerometer: Yes


Keyboard layout:QWERTY


Internal RAM:0.5


Chat: Yes
E-mail: 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 formats supported:ASF, H.263, H.264 / H.263, H.264, MPEG4, WMV


Assisted GPS (A-GPS): Yes
GPS: Yes
GPS (satellite):No / Yes
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: 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 (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


Video call: Yes

Weight & Dimensions

Depth:1 / 1.09
Height :11.6
Width:5.8 / 5.88 / 5.9