Samsung i900 Omnia heads to Italy, Xbox 360 included

Samsung i900 Omnia, one of the hottest mobile phones of the year, is just about to hit the European shelves. The official launch event will be held only a week from now in Italy where the Omnia will debut.Starting July 14, all customers who place their order through Media World stores across Italy will also get an Xbox 360 when the device starts shipping. This offer will be available on 8GB version of the Samsung i900 and will cost 499 Euro (about $793).

Let me remind you of what else the Omnia carries other than the gaming console:

  • Quad-band GSM/GPRS/EDGE, single-band UMTS/HSDPA
  • Synaptics 3.2-inch WQVGA (240 x 400 pixel) touchscreen with haptic feedback
  • Windows Mobile 6.1 Professional
  • WiFi
  • Bluetooth 2.0 with EDR
  • FM radio
  • GPS receiver
  • 8 or 16GB of internal memory with microSD slot for further expansion
  • Touch-sensitive trackpad instead of a regular D-Pad
  • 5.0 megapixel autofocus camera with facial and smile detection, auto-panorama shot and image stabilizer
  • 1440 mAh battery

The Samsung i900 will start shipping on July 22, 2008 in Italy with a gradual rollout across the Europe and other countries before the end of August.

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