Samsung Wave: First Bada phone announced


Samsung unveiled their first Bada powered handset today (unfortunitaly I missed the launch event because my filght was delayed…). The Samsung Wave sports a 3.3″ SuperAmoled capacitive touchscreen with a WVGA resolution. On the back is a 5 Mpix camera capable of recording 720P video. The Wave also packs a 1Ghz processor (but Samsung didn’t if t’s a Qualcomm SnapDragon). The novelty though is the new Bada OS whic looks like a mix between the Symbian S60 UI, Android and samsung’s own TouchWIZ (the Wave runs the latest TouchWIZ 3.0). According to the early hands-on the device still suffers from a few bugs but feels really snappy.

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Samsung Wave specifications and live pictures


Here are the first live pictures of Samsung’s first Bada phone, the Samsung Wave that we have seen yesterday on a giant billboard in Barcelona at MWC10:

Samsung Wave specs:

-3.3”amoled screen
-5mpix autofocus, flash
-720p video
-2gb internal memory
-Microsd slot
-HSDPA
-WIFI b/g/n
-1ghz processor
-Bada OS
-Touchwiz 3.0
-3.5 mm jack
-1500mAh baterry
-Aluminum body
-Tempered glass
-Divx player
-10.9mm thick!

It looks like the Wave features a Qualcomm SnapDragon SoC @ 1ghz.
Source: DailyMobile

Samsung Wave Bada phone to be announced Sunday at MWC


Samsung’s first Bada phone just made an appearance on a huge billboard in Barcelona today. The Samsung Wave will be the company’s first handset running the new Bada OS/Framework and should be available in Europe in Q2 2010. The announcement will take place Sunday afternoon at MWC.

Source: AllAboutPhone.nl

Samsung GT-S8500 to be the first Bluetooth 3.0 certified handset


According to the Bluetooth Special Interest Group the upcoming Smasung GT-S8500 is the first Bleutooth 3.0 certified handset. If I had to guess I would way that the S8500 is also one of the first Bada phone too.

S8500 is Full Touch stylish phone with reinforced features. 3.1 inch OLED screen perform expanding full touch to follow TouchWIZ. This display is anti-reflective and has High resolution, so it is suitable for outdoor activity with enhanced outdoors visibility. Its design concept is compact and slim, various color version available. It supports EDGE/GPRS Quad-Band(850/900/1800/1900).

Source: Bluetooth SIG via Phonescoop