Samsung has revealed its Omnia M Windows Phone-powered smartphone.

The Omnia M (GT-S7530) will take on devices like Nokia's Lumia 800 and Lumia 900 in the smartphone market. Its first Windows Phone handset of the year has no release date but 'will be available starting in Europe and rolled out to other regions'.

JK Shin, President of IT and mobile communications at Samsung said: "Mobile consumers increasingly carry and share a large part of their lives through their phones. They are looking for phones that combine individual style with the ability to consume and share all kinds of content across their ever-growing social networks."

"The Omnia M meets all these demands, with the enhanced performance and social options afforded by Windows Phone and Samsung services."

The announcement follows the grand launch of the Samsung Galaxy S3, the company's new flagship device.

The Omnia M features a 1GHz processor and a 4-inch Super AMOLED display within a 'contoured casing'. Users will have the choice of 4GB or 8GB of internal storage with 384MB of RAM.

The Windows Phone 7.5 handset measures in at 10.5mm thick and 119g. Lastly, there is a 5Mp rear facing camera, a VGA front facing camera and software including SkyDrive, Xbox Live and Samsung's ChatON and All Share.

Samsung Omnia M