Samsung GT-i8700 Omnia 7

  • Samsung GT-i8700 Omnia 7
78
Based on 44 scores, 68 reviews available
  • Excellent:
    11
  • Good:
    20
  • Average:
    8
  • Bad:
    5

Pros:

  • Awesome AMOLED display. Sleek design. Nice array of photographic mods. Solid camera and video recording
  • Amazing screen, solid and stylish design....
  • Brilliant Super AMOLED screen, Premium construction, Nicelyanimated interface, Fine 5MP camera and usable LED flash

Cons:

  • Lack of multi-tasking. No support for Flash 10.1. Doesn’t appear as USB storage device on PC. Limited Samsung designed apps
  • Few special apps.Look and Feel...

Expert reviews and ratings

By Expert Reviews on 60

A great AMOLED screen and great build quality make the Omnia 7 an attractive phone, but Windows Phone 7 means your content is tied to Zune...

By TechSmart.co.za on

Samsung is no stranger to Microsoft’s Windows Phone OS, with the Windows Mobile 6.1-operating Samsung SGH-i900 (Omnia I) and the Windows Mobile 6.5-running Samsung Omnia Pro B7330 forming part of its Redmond-powered Omnia range.The Omnia 7,...

By PCQuest on

Cool looks, great performance and tons of great apps make Omnia 7 great phone. The “NoDo” update has enabled the app marketplace search and the much vaunted copy-paste feature is also now available on the phone. Page(s) 1 I am interested...

By DigitalVersus on 60

It shares a slick new interface with its Windows Phone 7 rivals, but the Omnia 7 stands out thanks to a huge screen which will wow heavy users and mobile video fans. Unfortunately, that screen does a disastrous job of reproducing colours, the...

By Recombu on 80

The Samsung Omnia 7 is a great looking handset with a decent camera and a large Super AMOLED touchscreen. It’s easy to use, websites, pictures and maps look great and the overall experience is a very slick and polished one. On the other hand,...

By SiliconRepublic on

I know I tend to start these reviews on a bit of an odd note and this one will be no different. I’m just going to come out and say it and move swiftly along. The Samsung Omnia 7 is like a Terry’s Chocolate Orange, unbelievably good but...

By IT Reviews on

The Samsung Omnia 7 sports a superb Super AMOLED screen, but in general lacks the wow factor to make it stand out from the rest of the Windows Phone 7 crowd....

By InsideHW on

After the first impressions obtained (and put to words on our website) not so long ago, now, after almost a month, we're allowed to officially present to you one of the first Windows Phone 7 smartphones. The hardware part of the device hasn't...

By Stuff.tv on 80

The Omnia 7’s super stunning 4in AMOLED display makes it a strong WP7 contender...

By HardwareZone.com on 85

The Samsung Omnia 7's performance runs in the similar vein as its Windows Phone 7 (WP7) comrades due to Microsoft's strict guidelines, but with some exceptions. We were pleased with the simple design of the handset, and it does come off as a...

By Trusted Reviews on 80

As we pointed out in our review of the , Microsoft has stipulated that phone manufacturers creating devices based on its software cannot change the interface of , and there are pretty tight controls on hardware designs as well. As a result, the...

By Zath UK on

There is no doubt that this a strong device. Out of the Windows Phone 7 devices I have tried and tested in store it is definitely my favourite and I am warming to the size of the display over any other. There just feels a balance to it that you...

By 3G UK on 80

The quality of the hardware and the fantastic screen are what really sets the Omnia 7 apart. Windows Phone 7 is proving to be a popular platform, and combined with the top-notch hardware from Samsung, the Omnia 7 offers a very appealing, good-looking...

By Mobile Choice on 80

This is a neat and stylish handset with a lot going for it. If you're a Samsung fan already, it's a shoo-in, if not, it's certainly worth a look....

By Geeky Gadgets on

The Samsung Omnia 7 is quite an impressive handset, definitely one of the better smartphones we have reviewed this year, and I was pleasantly surprised with Microsoft’s Windows Phone 7 OS.The star of the Omnia 7 is the display, it is sharp and...

By ZDNet UK on 80

The Omnia 7's Super AMOLED screen is a delight to use, and we had no serious issues with everyday smartphone usage. However, Samsung could have done more to differentiate the Omnia 7 as far as software extras are concerned. Windows Phone 7's...

By IT PRO on 67

The Samsung Omnia 7 is a well-built Windows Phone 7 smartphone. Its Super AMOLED screen shines with its bright, sharp and vibrant images and text. However, the Windows Phone 7 operating itself leaves us a little nonplussed. You need a SharePoint...

By CellPhoneQuick on

The Omnia 7 is a premium phone with a beautiful OS. It obviously has issues that can be fixed mid-flight. And since we have to rate phones for what they are, not what they can be, there are better phones than the Samsung Omnia 7.So, don’t be...

By Mobile Mentalism on

Tweet The first of the Windows Phone 7 phones have been launched and are on sale now, so it’s perfect timing for a Samsung Omnia 7 review. The Omnia 7 is Samsung’s first ever Windows Phone 7 phone, and given Samsung has already had great...

By PC Advisor on 90

Windows Phone 7 smartphones may be extremely similar, but the Samsung Omnia 7 manages to stick its head above the pack thanks to its gorgeous Super AMOLED display and an excellent design. If you're in the market for a Windows Phone 7 smartphone, the...