Apple 3G iPhone versus Samsung i900 Omnia: Is this really a battle?
We thought we would put the Apple 3G iPhone up against the new Samsung i900 Omnia and see where the battle will take us, so the Apple 3G iPhone versus Samsung i900 Omnia here we go as they say.
The specifications for the Samsung i900 Omnia are as follows –
Samsung i900 Omnia –
Samsung i900 Omnia includes specs such as 2G Network (GSM 850 / 900 / 1800 / 1900) – 3G Network (HSDPA 850 / 1900 / 2100) – 112 x 56.9 x 12.5 mm – 3.2 Inch TFT touchscreen display (65K colors, 240 x 400 pixels) – Handwriting recognition – MP3 & Polyphonic Ringtones – Vibration — Phonebook is Near enough unlimited entries and fields, Photocall plus the same goes for the Call records – 8 GB/16 GB internal memory plus microSD (TransFlash) Card slot up to 16GB – 128 MB RAM, 256 MB ROM & 624MHz Marvell PXA312 processor – GPRS (Class 10 (4+1/3+2 slots), 32 – 48 kbps) – EDGE (Class 10, 236.8 kbps) – 3G (HSDPA, 7.2 Mbps) – WLAN (Wi-Fi 802.11b/g) – Bluetooth (v2.0 with A2DP) – USB v2.0, this phone also has Microsoft Window Mobile 6.1 Professional – SMS, EMS, MMS, Email, Instant Messaging – WAP 2.0/xHTML, HTML, RSS feeds Browser, Games, 5 MP Camera with (2592Ñ…1944 pixels, autofocus, image stabiliser, video, flash; secondary videocall camera) – Java MIDP 2.0 – Built-in GPS receiver – FM Radio with RDS – MP3/AAC/AAC+/WMA/OGG/AMR player – MSOffice document viewer – DivX/XviD/WMV/MP4 player – TV Out – Voice memo and Built-in handsfree.
Apple 3G iPhone –
The Apple 3G iPhone however only have reported rumour specs such as Infineon PMB6952 / S-GOLD3 six-band UMTS / HSDPA transceiver – Murata LMRX3JCA-479 tri-band amplifier (we’re assuming for the 3G) – Sony SP9T – antenna Switch for GSM / UMTS dual mode – ARM 1176JZF-S – Main CPU (same as in 1st gen iPhone) – Skyworks 77427 – UMTS / HSDPA tx 1900, rx 2100MHz – Skyworks 77414 – UMTS / HSDPA 1900 – Skyworks 77413 – UMTS / HSDPA 850MHz – Internal build model number: n82ap (1st gen iPhone was model m68ap) – UMTS Power Saving – on or off – Hooks for Global Locate Library (GLL), software that handles GPS related commands for the host processor.
Obviously the specs are not exactly known for the iPhone yet but this is what we are possibly going to see and more. So looking at the specs for the Samsung i900 Omnia do we really have a phone that is a great competitor for the iPhone 2.0?
Please remember that we will report everything possible on the 3G iPhone today after Steve Jobs has done his bit.