Next month Samsung will launch Samsung Wave (S8500), the first phone from Samsung that will use Samsung Bada OS. Samsung define Bada as an open mobile platform than a mobile OS but in reality Bada is a linux-based OS.
In a nutshell the new Samsung Wave (S8500) uses Full touch Super AMOLED, a Social Hub and Samsung Apps. With their new samsung Bada platform, Samsung is geared to provide a smartphone to every lifestyle.
Here are the key features of the Samsung Wave (S8500).
1.0 GHz ARM Cortex A8 Processor
Super AMOLED 3.3″ multi-touch display with mDNIe (Digital Natural Image engine)
TouchWiz 3.0 UI
800×480 pixels maxium resolution
2GB /8GB internal memory expandable to 32GB via microSD
HSDPA 7.2 Mbps; HSUPA, 2 Mbps (3G)
HSDPA 900 / 2100
WiFi 802.11 and Bluetooth 3.0
5MP (2592 x 1944 pixels) with autofocus camera with LED flash
720p@30fps,continuous autofocus, video light
Multi-codec support for DivX and Xvid (I like this!!)
Standard battery, Li-Ion 1500 mAh
Samsung Bada OS
Price will be anywhere between Php 19k to Php 21k (Depending where you’re buying)
To read the Samsung Press Release, click here
image from samsung.com
Last modified: May 29, 2010