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MONDAY 30TH JULY 2012: Phones 4u can today confirm that it will be offering customers the highly anticipated Samsung Omnia M when it arrives in the UK on 1st August. Phones 4u will exclusively stock the Omnia M, Samsung’s latest handset running Windows Phone 7.5, for two months before any other UK retailer.
The sleek Samsung Omnia M wraps up a powerful 1GHz CPU processor performance under a sophisticated design, which incorporates a beautiful 4.0″ WVGA Super AMOLED screen. This Windows Phone is ideal for everyone and the perfect all-round entertainment phone thanks to its ability to run powerful Microsoft services including Xbox®, Zune® and Bing® for all your gaming, apps, music, movies and super-fast searching on the go. Perfect for social media savvy users, the Omnia M boasts SNS integration, meaning users can snap pictures using the 5MP camera and share them seamlessly via Facebook, Windows Live and Twitter. You can watch a Phones 4u review of the Samsung Omnia M here.
The Omnia M joins Phones 4u’s extensive family of Windows Phones available in store and online. Scott Hooton, Chief Commercial Officer at Phones 4u says: “We are delighted to exclusively offer the Samsung Omnia M, Samsung’s latest handset running Windows Phone 7.5, two months before it will be available via any other UK retailer. Our track record of launching Samsung devices and Windows Phones is incredibly strong and our dedicated Samsung zones in our Oxford Street and Westfield London stores provide the ultimate destination for anyone wanting to buy this Samsung device with Windows Phone. Our retail team is extensively trained on, and passionate about all Samsung products.”
Available free on contract from £20.50 a month or SIM Free from £289.95, the Samsung Omnia M will be available from Phones 4u from 1st August. Customers can order the Samsung Omnia M from Phones 4u online now for delivery by 1st August.
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About Phones 4u
Phones 4u, part of Phones4u Finance plc, is one of the UK’s leading independent mobile retailers, offering multiple networks and smartphone brands and market-leading choice and value. Led by CEO Tim Whiting, it was acquired by private equity firm BC Partners in April 2011.
A preferred launch partner of smartphone manufacturers worldwide, Phones 4u has just over 700 stores on the UK high street, having opened 45 new Phones 4u stores in 2012 alone. As part of an exclusive partnership with Dixons Retail, Phones 4u also has just over 150 store-in-stores in Currys/PC World, of which 57 opened in 2012. In recognition of its success in delivering outstanding customer service, Phones 4u was recognized as “best high street retailer” at the 2012 Mobile Industry Awards.
As part of an ongoing commitment to customer excellence, Phones 4u has invested £millions in the training and development of its people, centred on a bespoke, state of the art, training and induction academy located in Fort Dunlop, Birmingham. As a result, it was recognised by the Guardian as one of ‘Britain’s Top Employers’ in early 2013. Phones 4u now employs more than 6,000 staff across the UK.
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