Yesterday I hinted at a major giveaway and well this is it! Samsung has kindly provided us with a Samsung OMNIA II mobile device to giveaway to one lucky reader. The approximate retail value is $500.00 CDN (note: This contest may appear on another blog shortly). You can find a review by CNET here. A brief product description and of coure the contest details are below.
Be sure to check out the Samsung Pavilion as well.
Samsung Electronics Co., Ltd., the Official Worldwide Olympic Partner for Wireless Telecommunications
Equipment, will supply the Official Mobile Device of the Vancouver 2010 Olympic Winter Games – the
OMNIA II touchscreen smartphone.
Available in Canada exclusively on Bell Mobility’s all-new HSPA network with Windows Mobile 6.5, the
Samsung OMNIA II is the ultimate mobile communications device to access premier 2010 Winter Games
mobile content. OMNIA II buyers can download Samsung’s Wireless Olympic Works (WOW)
communications platform, a comprehensive free application designed to provide real-time information to
users’ phones and to keep fans connected during the Vancouver 2010 Olympic Winter Games.
The OMNIA II is designed for the smartphone user who demands an enhanced and convenient
multimedia experience. Complete with larger icons and a simpler structure, the OMNIA II’s innovative
TouchWiz 2.0 touch-optimized User Interface ensures convenient, high-speed multi-tasking and users
can customize their home screen with downloadable drag and drop widgets. Boasting the world’s largest
AMOLED display at 3.7 inches and with crystal-clear WVGA resolution, the OMNIA II offers unbeatable
screen clarity that can be viewed easily even in daylight.
With the new Windows Mobile 6.5 operating system, including enhanced on-the-go solutions for email,
scheduling and contacts, the powerful Samsung OMNIA II offers a wide range of business and
Bluetooth v2.0 and WiFi connectivity
HTML web browsing with Opera Mobile 9.5 Browser
Memory expandable to 48 gigabytes
Video Telephony – for face-to-face video calls
Video recording/playback in DVD-quality (480p)
5 megapixel camera with autofocus and dual LED flash
Full touch screen with TouchWiz UI
A-GPS with navigation
Supports both Windows Mobile 6.1 or 6.5 Professional
Microsoft Mobile Office (Powerpoint, Excel, Word)
To enter the contest simply retweet this link @vancitybuzz. You may also enter via comment to double your chances. For the comment let us know what your first cell phone was. Did anyone have the old brick Zack Morris used to carry around? The contest ends Monday March 1st at noon. Good luck to you all!