Game-Changing Handsets From Mobile World Congress


Samsung also updated its popular Omnia smartphone, unveiling the Omnia HD, a high-resolution touch-screen that hangs its hat on multimedia function. The Omnia HD adds the ability to record video at 720p resolution and features a 3.7-inch touch-screen display. And while HD viewing isn't native, it includes an HDMI port to play back HD video on monitors or an HD TV.

It features an 8.0-megapixel camera with auto-focus, flash and geotagging. The Omnia HD is based on the Symbian S60 5.0 operating system. IT offers several connectivity options like Wi-Fi, 3G, Bluetooth and a GPS. The multimedia functions enable audio and video, and the device offers 8GB or 16GB of memory.