Verizon formally announced today that the Samsung Omnia is headed to its wireless network just in time for the holidays.
The Samsung Omnia is powered by Windows Mobile 6.1 Professional and the TouchWiz user interface. It also comes with dual-band (800/1900MHz) CDMA/EV-DO rev.A connectivity, a 3.2-inch wide QVGA (240×400) touchscreen display with haptic feedback and an accelerometer to control screen orientation, a tiny trackpad, 128MB RAM and 256MB ROM, an additional 8GB of internal memory, 802.11b/g Wi-Fi, Bluetooth 2.0, GPS (with VZ Navigator capability), an FM radio with RDS, a 5MP camera with flash and zoom, and a microSDHC expansion slot. On the software side, it also includes a full on-screen QWERTY keyboard and the Opera 9.5 browser.
Starting November 26th, Customers will be able to order the Samsung Omnia online at www.verizonwireless.com or through business sales channels. It will become available through all sales channels including Verizon Wireless Communications Stores starting on December 8th. It will sell for USD$249.99 after a USD$70 mail-in rebate and with a two-year service contract