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Like most Windows Phone 7 handsets the Omnia 7 has 8GB of user memory, which even though it can't be expanded, is still a fair amount of space given that the OS has it's own memory to play in. Samsung reckons almost 7GB is usable and I found no reason to doubt that.

Samsung Omnia 7

Limited to just 8GB on-board storage

Verdict

While the Samsung Omnia is a likeable phone, up against the competition it soon becomes a battle of platforms rather than devices. If you like, or want, Windows Phone 7, the Samsung Omnia 7 shows it to its full potential, with a glorious screen and a respectable battery life. If you want more than just the odd snap or video clip, then be prepared to carry a decent camera with you too. ®

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Samsung Omnia 7

Samsung Omnia 7

Big screen Windows Phone 7 handset, that's both pocketable and robust.
Price: £480, free with £40 per month, 24 month, contract RRP

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