HTC Omega Spotted Hanging Out In The Wild

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It only took a few days after the leaked renders of the HTC Omega to find some images of the phone itself hanging out in the wild. French blog Mon Windows Phone claims to have their hands on the Omega complete with juicy Mango goodness. The French site says the device has a Snapdragon MSM8255 1.5GHz processor, 512MB of RAM and a 3.8″ LCD though those specs are still unconfirmed.

They are also claiming an 8 megapixel camera makes up the rear of the device along with a front facing camera ready for video chat. As a last tidbit of information provided by the French Site the Omega comes with 8GB of internal memory for storage. If all goes according to plan we should see a formal introduction of the HTC Omega later this week at HTC’s London Event.

Engadget via Mon Windows Phone

 

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  • Husky

    physical keyboard? would be a revamped touch pro 2…

  • Husky

    physical keyboard? would be a revamped touch pro 2…

  • Anonymous

    Ugly

  • Anonymous

    Ugly

  • Awesome

    I just wanna get outta android world! D: hope this isn’t expensive on retail!

  • Awesome

    I just wanna get outta android world! D: hope this isn’t expensive on retail!

    • Mastrorj

      me too… I’m sick of oh we need this update and that update so u can just use ur dam phone correctly, and oh the update will be out soon(3-4 months later). strangely the store will tell u that windows phones are horrible still but i know a few people that love them. So i asked a rep why and they said oh bc of the apps market on windows is so terrible…Wow…last i checked 75% of the apps on the market are crap anyway! If i can use the web, look at movies pics and play music, man I’m good. how much more do u need out of a phone? hell we have office on everything now…so what else is there on android that it can do that a windows phone can’t??? And I’m serious bc i really don’t know!

      • Kyoshiro82

        They say that because they don’t want wp7 to succeed. The app market will be the same as android they already have many of the same apps. That and the reps don’t know anything about there own phones. I know more then the reps where I live.

      • Kyoshiro82

        They say that because they don’t want wp7 to succeed. The app market will be the same as android they already have many of the same apps. That and the reps don’t know anything about there own phones. I know more then the reps where I live.

      • firebird

        There are a few reasons. One, those of us that went through the Windows Mobile era have “Windows is crap” etched into our souls. You try selling hundreds of Wings, Dashes, and HD2s and always they were supposed to be good phones and to this day people come in shoving the phones at us saying they hate it and don’t want it anymore.

        Second, people look at the HD7 in the lineup on the phone display and are drawn to the look and big screen, and as soon as you say, “now that is a Windows phone” 90% pull away like they have been burned. Most *customers* want nothing to do with Windows on a phone anymore.

        Third, of the WP7 I’ve sold, fully 50% have come back in buyer’s remorse. The software, app market, and hardware on the HD7 aren’t mature yet. I’ve had it returned because you can’t set your own ringtones, because it doesn’t support flash player, because it doesn’t actually have Outlook support, because it didn’t do wifi hotspot, because it couldn’t open attachments to emails that an Android phone could. I’ve looked at apps with people and had them not buy it because it didn’t have the local tv news app that Android and Blackberry had, or Pandora. People also seem disenchanted with not being able to set a wallpaper (people love their wallpapers).

        I remember when Android came out it had word little issues like WP7 has now. I figure they will get resolved in time. I just recommend to most of my customers that they let someone else do the early adopting. Some people it is a fit for, and I happily sell it to them.

      • firebird

        There are a few reasons. One, those of us that went through the Windows Mobile era have “Windows is crap” etched into our souls. You try selling hundreds of Wings, Dashes, and HD2s and always they were supposed to be good phones and to this day people come in shoving the phones at us saying they hate it and don’t want it anymore.

        Second, people look at the HD7 in the lineup on the phone display and are drawn to the look and big screen, and as soon as you say, “now that is a Windows phone” 90% pull away like they have been burned. Most *customers* want nothing to do with Windows on a phone anymore.

        Third, of the WP7 I’ve sold, fully 50% have come back in buyer’s remorse. The software, app market, and hardware on the HD7 aren’t mature yet. I’ve had it returned because you can’t set your own ringtones, because it doesn’t support flash player, because it doesn’t actually have Outlook support, because it didn’t do wifi hotspot, because it couldn’t open attachments to emails that an Android phone could. I’ve looked at apps with people and had them not buy it because it didn’t have the local tv news app that Android and Blackberry had, or Pandora. People also seem disenchanted with not being able to set a wallpaper (people love their wallpapers).

        I remember when Android came out it had word little issues like WP7 has now. I figure they will get resolved in time. I just recommend to most of my customers that they let someone else do the early adopting. Some people it is a fit for, and I happily sell it to them.

      • firebird

        There are a few reasons. One, those of us that went through the Windows Mobile era have “Windows is crap” etched into our souls. You try selling hundreds of Wings, Dashes, and HD2s and always they were supposed to be good phones and to this day people come in shoving the phones at us saying they hate it and don’t want it anymore.

        Second, people look at the HD7 in the lineup on the phone display and are drawn to the look and big screen, and as soon as you say, “now that is a Windows phone” 90% pull away like they have been burned. Most *customers* want nothing to do with Windows on a phone anymore.

        Third, of the WP7 I’ve sold, fully 50% have come back in buyer’s remorse. The software, app market, and hardware on the HD7 aren’t mature yet. I’ve had it returned because you can’t set your own ringtones, because it doesn’t support flash player, because it doesn’t actually have Outlook support, because it didn’t do wifi hotspot, because it couldn’t open attachments to emails that an Android phone could. I’ve looked at apps with people and had them not buy it because it didn’t have the local tv news app that Android and Blackberry had, or Pandora. People also seem disenchanted with not being able to set a wallpaper (people love their wallpapers).

        I remember when Android came out it had word little issues like WP7 has now. I figure they will get resolved in time. I just recommend to most of my customers that they let someone else do the early adopting. Some people it is a fit for, and I happily sell it to them.

        • Mastrorj

          Great points all around! I started working for tmobile when the G2 was just getting phased out. We were a limited store not corp maybe thats why we still had it and the my touch just started coming out. I left Tmobile very very shortly after the HD7 came out. That said I’ve been disconnected from windows phones. I remember 6.5 being really bad. and all those things u told me it can’t do i didn’t know about so i seriously thank you for that heads up. Do u ever think we will have it to where phones can come out and not need things to make them work? i mean updates like the G2x issue. Hell even the Sensation has some issues as well – thats the phone i currently use but i had to root and rom it to get it working good(in my eyes) sadly i think my original Galaxy phone runs just as well as the sensation once it was rooted too. 

          I think I’m willing to give windows a shot but i also don’t wanna be kicking myself later u know lol ah decisions! Maybe blackberry will make a glorious come back lol not holding my breath!  :)

        • Anonymous

          What issues did you have with the sensation? 

        • Mastrorj

          On my first one, craziest thing i had 2 dead pixels on the screen. Then i basically have connectivity issues with the phone. ill have 0-1 or 0-2 bars and my brother in his Galaxy will have full service. Ive never seen full service with my Sensation. Where as my brothers GS phone gets it a lot more. Also connecting to WIFI or Bluetooth. I can stand right on top of a working wireless router and get all bars but then it will completely drop out. Sometimes it finds it back sometimes it don’t. Bluetooth i can rarely hold a connection to devices. Just so u know I’ve had all the devices like router and BT headsets tested on other phones and computers and they are working fine.

          Things that aren’t issues but stuff about it I’m not just crazy about are the camera, youtube and video playback. Really not thrilled about the performance of any of these, i have switched phones quite often and had most of the “latest and greatest” smartphones so i do have stuff to compare it too.  I used to work for Tmobile as well. So if I stay with Tmobile and don’t switch to Sprint, i will look to get the SG2 or the Prime. Im hearing that the Prime will have a now upgraded screen not a Super Amoled Plus but instead a Super Amoled HD screen.

          What all is gonna be the difference between the Samsung Infuse on AT&T and the new SG2 phones????? If anyone knows please let me know, thanks.

        • Anonymous

          What issues did you have with the sensation? 

        • Oce

          HD2!!  One of the greatest phones ever!!!!!!  Don’t be hate’n on my HD2!!! :P

        • Wilma Flintstone

          Yeah when you slap a Custom ROM of Android on it.  I’ve been rolling with standard WM6.5 and have been through 7 of them.  I was going to flash Hyperdroid Rom on mine but September holds the release of the Nokia N9 (The phone I want and like AS IS) so I can hold out until the 9th or 15th as I’ve been hearing was the release date for it overseas.

        • Anonymous

          damn I didn’t think wp7 was that behind but im sure as it gets popular all that’ll come in due time but wow.

        • Anonymous

          damn I didn’t think wp7 was that behind but im sure as it gets popular all that’ll come in due time but wow.

      • firebird

        There are a few reasons. One, those of us that went through the Windows Mobile era have “Windows is crap” etched into our souls. You try selling hundreds of Wings, Dashes, and HD2s and always they were supposed to be good phones and to this day people come in shoving the phones at us saying they hate it and don’t want it anymore.

        Second, people look at the HD7 in the lineup on the phone display and are drawn to the look and big screen, and as soon as you say, “now that is a Windows phone” 90% pull away like they have been burned. Most *customers* want nothing to do with Windows on a phone anymore.

        Third, of the WP7 I’ve sold, fully 50% have come back in buyer’s remorse. The software, app market, and hardware on the HD7 aren’t mature yet. I’ve had it returned because you can’t set your own ringtones, because it doesn’t support flash player, because it doesn’t actually have Outlook support, because it didn’t do wifi hotspot, because it couldn’t open attachments to emails that an Android phone could. I’ve looked at apps with people and had them not buy it because it didn’t have the local tv news app that Android and Blackberry had, or Pandora. People also seem disenchanted with not being able to set a wallpaper (people love their wallpapers).

        I remember when Android came out it had word little issues like WP7 has now. I figure they will get resolved in time. I just recommend to most of my customers that they let someone else do the early adopting. Some people it is a fit for, and I happily sell it to them.

      • Anonymous

        copy and paste for those that still don’t have mang, multitask, real customization, huge app store, not the same experience everytime. I mean come on they advertise wp7 as get in then get out of your phone. If you pay alot for something shouldn’t it make you wanna do more than get in then out quickly to me that says its not much to look at… Its up to you though we all have different preferences though so to each their own.

      • Realcool2000

        Better get used to a phone doesn’t do anything well and gets no updates. The w7 phones have a history of never getting updates…..go look it up or ask someone that has one.

        • Anon

          This ignorance is exactly what a lot of people are talking about. Windows Mobile (old) and Windows Phone 7 (new) are completely different. My HD7 has received a good amount of updates and I love it. I hate that people bash things they really dont know much about. If people take the time to actually give it a chance they would love it. I know preference plays a part, but I got the most hardcore iphone fan to admit windows phone is an excellent OS, he just prefers iphone.

        • Anon

          This ignorance is exactly what a lot of people are talking about. Windows Mobile (old) and Windows Phone 7 (new) are completely different. My HD7 has received a good amount of updates and I love it. I hate that people bash things they really dont know much about. If people take the time to actually give it a chance they would love it. I know preference plays a part, but I got the most hardcore iphone fan to admit windows phone is an excellent OS, he just prefers iphone.

      • Realcool2000

        Better get used to a phone doesn’t do anything well and gets no updates. The w7 phones have a history of never getting updates…..go look it up or ask someone that has one.

      • Philosoraptor

        Wow, alot of misinformation going here.  People are either lying or providing you info when they themselves don’t know.

        ** Windows Phone supports Copy/Paste (since the NoDo Update). 

        ** Windows Phones receive updates, alot.  Since I bought my phone, hd7, I’ve received 3 official updates (Pre NoDo, NoDo, and a Firmware update).  I’m currently running the RTM version of Mango which supports multi-tasking.

        ** Outlook works.  One of the comments around here said it doesn’t.  It does.  I use it for work.  I like being able to search through my outlook contacts.

        ** It opens up more attachments than andriods I had did, but again I’m talking about excel files, word docs, etc.  I’m sure andriods can too, but I like having an official Office tool on my phone.

        ** Zune is just a way to get the music on your phone.  Yes, you can continue to use iTunes if you want.  Just point your Zune library to the iTunes library and it works.  You will still have problems with old iTunes music that has DRM.  But you would have that issue with Android too. 

        WP7 does alot.  I think the Marketplace at 30,000 apps now so it’s growing.  The Mango update is scheduled for a “fall” release.  The RTM (release to manufacturing) version leaked out and I updated to it.  Very easy update, and unlike many custom andrioid ROMs, everything on my phone still works. 

        I got tired of half baked ROMs where things didn’t work, force close errors left and right, and hey you want an update? BUY A NEW PHONE!  Pfffft screw that.  So glad I left.  You will be too.

      • Philosoraptor

        Wow, alot of misinformation going here.  People are either lying or providing you info when they themselves don’t know.

        ** Windows Phone supports Copy/Paste (since the NoDo Update). 

        ** Windows Phones receive updates, alot.  Since I bought my phone, hd7, I’ve received 3 official updates (Pre NoDo, NoDo, and a Firmware update).  I’m currently running the RTM version of Mango which supports multi-tasking.

        ** Outlook works.  One of the comments around here said it doesn’t.  It does.  I use it for work.  I like being able to search through my outlook contacts.

        ** It opens up more attachments than andriods I had did, but again I’m talking about excel files, word docs, etc.  I’m sure andriods can too, but I like having an official Office tool on my phone.

        ** Zune is just a way to get the music on your phone.  Yes, you can continue to use iTunes if you want.  Just point your Zune library to the iTunes library and it works.  You will still have problems with old iTunes music that has DRM.  But you would have that issue with Android too. 

        WP7 does alot.  I think the Marketplace at 30,000 apps now so it’s growing.  The Mango update is scheduled for a “fall” release.  The RTM (release to manufacturing) version leaked out and I updated to it.  Very easy update, and unlike many custom andrioid ROMs, everything on my phone still works. 

        I got tired of half baked ROMs where things didn’t work, force close errors left and right, and hey you want an update? BUY A NEW PHONE!  Pfffft screw that.  So glad I left.  You will be too.

  • Anonymous

    Ugh …… Take out the keyboard and we have a winner

    • Anonymous

      Keyboards are cool.

    • Anonymous

      Keyboards are cool.

    • Anonymous

      Keyboards are cool.

  • http://www.facebook.com/people/James-Matthews/100000189923615 James Matthews

    I really hope that this isn’t the one coming to T-Mobile.  I’d rather the Eternity.

  • http://www.facebook.com/people/James-Matthews/100000189923615 James Matthews

    I really hope that this isn’t the one coming to T-Mobile.  I’d rather the Eternity.

  • http://twitter.com/corys00 Steve Cory

    Still, 512MB of RAM… Is there that huge of a cost increase for the manufacturer to put 1GB of RAM instead of 512? It’s almost 2012…

    • Anonymous

      WP7 actually doesn’t need a gig of RAM.  Just like iOS they run extremely well without Android like super specs.

      • Anonymous

        You mean how Android can actually preform true multitasking while the others can’t? Yes, that is what RAM is for. The more RAM, the more apps can be run in the background. 

        Take away true multitasking from Android and it’ll need less of it.

        • Anonymous

          No one is denying that. Pimpstrong is just stating a fact not bashing the OS.

        • http://www.facebook.com/people/Adas-Weber/622729281 Adas Weber

          …except that WP7 does actually perform true multi-tasking!!! I’m not talking about the app switching feature – I’m talking about the Background Agent feature, which is true multi-tasking but done extremely efficiently in terms of phone resources so that it does not drain battery life.

        • http://www.facebook.com/people/Adas-Weber/622729281 Adas Weber

          …except that WP7 does actually perform true multi-tasking!!! I’m not talking about the app switching feature – I’m talking about the Background Agent feature, which is true multi-tasking but done extremely efficiently in terms of phone resources so that it does not drain battery life.

        • The_REAL_king

          What you call “true multitasking”, others call – buggy, slow, freezes, random reboots etc. So leave your Android is da shit talk for another post lil boy.

        • J. Williams

          lol….good one.  I am running Mango build 7720 on my WP7, and it is a monster.  Does a great job…

        • Carmen Diva

          Technically…

          Webos and their  multi-tasking capabilities  > Android “True”  Multi-tasking.

    • Mastrorj

      agreed!

  • http://twitter.com/iDiotGear Rob Daman

    I don’t trust the French but I do like that phone color.

  • http://twitter.com/iDiotGear Rob Daman

    I don’t trust the French but I do like that phone color.

  • http://www.facebook.com/people/Jonathan-Recinos/100002472350300 Jonathan Recinos

    Ugh. We’ve known about the Nexoos Preme forever, yet no pictures. Less than a week after Omega renders leak, pictures. WHYYYYYYYYYYYYYYYYYYYYYYYYYYYYYYY

  • http://www.facebook.com/ElectroHop Jay Alford

    ……eh

  • http://www.facebook.com/ElectroHop Jay Alford

    ……eh

  • Gmobile

    Who cares about hitting the wild. Enough! All I want is a phone that does no lock up and will not be a paperweight in less than 180 days.

    G2 as supposed to get first updates. Yeah, and my name is schmohawk!

  • Gmobile

    Who cares about hitting the wild. Enough! All I want is a phone that does no lock up and will not be a paperweight in less than 180 days.

    G2 as supposed to get first updates. Yeah, and my name is schmohawk!

    • Antoinetrenton2003

      Your Wong I had the g2 and the the g2 and now a my touch 4g. And now they just getting Gingerbread updated I have android 2.3.4 on my touch 4g only Google phones get updated fist because its Google. Own phone s like at n1 and n’s they are Google phones

    • Anonymous

      G2 was not supposed to get updates first as it wasn’t a Nexus. I suggest the HTC Sensation no lag beautiful hardware and OS

      • Anonymous

        True. “With Google” phones just means its stock Android, instead of an overlaying UI. Updating the phone will be easier, but there’s no promise of when.

  • Anonymous

    it “might” be a droid.

  • Anonymous

    Its just pathetic how the so called REPS dont even know what they are selling!!! Windows phone is getting the backlash from windows mobile and they are COMPLETELY different. Its just funny how some reps dont know anything about the platform but try to steer people away from it. Do anyone of you remember when Andriod came out?! Did it have 100000 apps when it came out? Did it have all the features it does now? Do you remember about the video capture/playback? Enough of this crap already.

    • Mastrorj

      You know one of the reasons i haven’t switched to a WP7 is bc of the tech in the phone. No to be picky but i like really nice screen on a phone. Im a sucker for it lol. And they have yet to put out a phone with a good one. Size of the screen too. And I’m talking bout all WP7 only one i think has a 4.3 and thats the HD7 and its screen tech is from the HD2. I wish they would invest more into Wp7 to compete with android. But it tough to sell someone a WP7 bc if everyone is using android or IOS then u gotta explain to the customer why they should go in the complete opposite and get less out of a phone. lol and still feel good about it. like myself I’m kinda nervous about stepping out of either android or IOS to try a WP7…but i might just do that very soon I’m not sure.

      • Evan Carter

        Then you aren’t doing your job as a sellsman/girl… Don’t focus on the negatives, but on the high points of a windows phone. One that comes to mind is Zune integration, that alone would sell someone.

      • Evan Carter

        Then you aren’t doing your job as a sellsman/girl… Don’t focus on the negatives, but on the high points of a windows phone. One that comes to mind is Zune integration, that alone would sell someone.

        • Anonymous

          Not really, unless they’re Zune fanatics, it’ll just be just another wannabe competition to iTunes. Not that many people use Zunes, in comparison to other devices, of course.

          One that would sell someone is the great battery life though. They’ll just return it when they find out you can hotspot with, or some other minor thing Microsoft overlooked. It has potential, but it reminds me of the early days of iOS, with little customization, not too many apps, and still many features missing.They of course, had very little competition.

        • Mastrorj

          oh no u misunderstood. I was a rep but the HD7 was out like a week or maybe less then when i left. B4 that was the HD2 and i sold a crap load of those phones.despite the issues. and I’ve been out of the biz for almost a year, lots has changed and i don’t keep up with WP7…well just bc that phone is missing things i want so i have been looking for the next WP7 with a Qhd or super ambled screen at 4.3 or 4.5 8mpx camera. HD video recording etc… One thing i loved about samsung was that they played divx files really well…Ive tried rock player but its still not as good. Just seemed like the Galaxy phones would play every kind of vid file i had with no problems. Thats why I’m probably gonna get the SG2 when it comes out.

        • Carmen Diva

          Amen….

          There is a lot that Android and IOS can do that Wp7 can’t as of today but there are strengths that WP7 has that Android and IOS lack.

          As you said Zune is a definite plus over anything Android offers and is competitive with Itunes/Ipods on IOS. 

  • J. Williams

    Wow.  This is a great looking device, and I’m sure if it comes to TMo it will do well.

  • YaddaYaddaSomething

    I feel like I’m the only TMO rep that actually loves WP7. I feel a bit lonely when I’m the only one pitching the phone at my store. I also rock out the HD7 often.

    • Carmen Diva

      you are cool for that :) I Love WIndows Phone 7 lol.
      I dont work for Tmo or any phone company but i have
      managed to actually get a lot of my friends with t-mobile
      to get an HD7(and a few have even brought a Dell Venue Pro)
      Great OS!

  • http://pulse.yahoo.com/_Z73DBLVGXYXWNTNLWMG42AEA4E david m

    im not a fan of WP7 but this has peaked my interest. looks good if this is the real deal.

    • Waldos

      It is.

  • Mark Ricci

    Does anybody know if Mango will support UMA/WIFI calling for Tmo and the Omega?

  • Mark Ricci

    Does anybody know if Mango will support UMA/WIFI calling for Tmo and the Omega?

  • Mark Ricci

    Does anybody know if Mango will support UMA/WIFI calling for Tmo and the Omega?

  • Mark Ricci

    Does anybody know if Mango will support UMA/WIFI calling for Tmo and the Omega?

  • http://pulse.yahoo.com/_2K5TCSPGRIQID4IWGAH7LYVMXY lubba

    Yet another rumor ATT getting the better HTC mango phone, the Eternity.  The HTC Bresson supposedly headed for Tmo better show or I’ll be pissed.