First Samsung Windows Phone to launch in November

The first Samsung Windows Phone to launch in New Zealand, the Samsung Omnia W, will be available through Vodafone in late November. It will run Windows Phone 7.5, code-named 'Mango'.

The first Samsung Windows Phone to launch in New Zealand, the Samsung Omnia W, will be available through Vodafone in late November. It will run Windows Phone 7.5, code-named 'Mango'.

The Omnia W has a 3.7-inch SuperAMOLED display with an 800 by 480 pixel resolution.

It also has a 1.4GHz processor, the most powerful processor in a Windows Phone on the New Zealand market. The HTC 7 Trophy has a 1GHz processor.

The Omnia W can play and record video at 720p and has a 5MP rear-facing camera, as well as a front-facing camera.

It has 512MB RAM and 8GB internal memory. However the Omnia W cannot take any kind of SD card.

The phone will include a set of Samsung applications, including apps for DLNA, video calling, and ebooks.

Pricing has not yet been announced for the device.