Samsung Electronics Canada answers the
call of Canadians seeking a smarter and more stylish way to stay connected
with the launch of its OMNIA (SCH-i910) touch-screen smartphone. OMNIA,
meaning “everything” in Latin, brings together all the features and
capabilities needed to provide users with a superior mobile experience –
whether it be for work or play.

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“Canadian mobile users have come to expect innovative, sophisticated and
top-performing wireless handsets from Samsung and the OMNIA takes smartphones
to the next level,” said Paul Brannen, General Manager, Wireless Terminal
Division, Samsung Electronics Canada. “No other device currently offers such a
powerful combination of multimedia features including a five megapixel camera,
picture sharing and uploading to social networking sites through Sharepix
and online widgets.”

OMNIA offers a truly heightened multimedia experience with many industry
first features, including:

– A 5.0 megapixel auto-focus camera that features advanced face and
smile detection allowing users to capture, edit and share special
moments with friends and family

– Unique Sharepix functionality allows users to instantly upload
their pictures to their favourite social networking sites including
Facebook or MySpace with ease and speed

– Proprietary TouchWiz(TM) touch-screen interface with unique widgets,
allows users to customize their phone based on their favourite and
most commonly used features

– 8GB of built-in memory and up to 16GB of expandable memory, storing
up to 30 DVD-quality movies, 7,000 songs and up to 20,000 photos

“Loaded with Windows Mobile and a powerful 5-megapixel camera, the
Samsung OMNIA is a sleek mobile device designed for consumers passionate about
music, movies, rich multimedia and connected experiences on the go,” said Alec
Taylor, Windows Mobile Lead, Consumer and Online, Microsoft Canada. “This is a
device owners will want to keep out of their pockets and do show and tell with

Best of all, the OMNIA’s DLNA technology allows the handset to connect to
televisions and computers wirelessly for an ultimate viewing experience and
its DivX movie support eliminates the need for time-consuming file

The Samsung OMNIA also features(*):

– Windows Mobile 6.1 Professional including Microsoft Office Mobile and
Microsoft Outlook Mobile

– Full-size, on-screen QWERTY keyboard, haptic feedback and optical
mouse allow for easy navigation and text messaging

– Full HTML Opera browser with Flash support

– Built-in video recorder with advanced technology allows users to
record and edit video directly on the phone

– Slim and stylish black casing

– Built-in GPS receiver

– WiFi and Bluetooth connectivity

– Up to six hours of talk time

– Up to 400 hours of standby time

– Dimensions (HXWXD): 112.0 x 56.9 x 12.5mm

– Weight: 125g

(*) Features subject to change prior to launch and may vary among

The Samsung OMNIA will be available through Bell and TELUS in early

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