Samsung Wave Smart Phone Running Bada- David Novak (TheGadgetGUYcolumn.com)
Samsung Wave Smart Phone Running Bada
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Samsung unveiled the Samsung Wave in Barcelona. The handset is the first to use Samsung’s new,
open mobile platform, Samsung Bada. The Wave has a super high quality touch screen AMOLED 3.3”
WVGA (800x480 pixels) display, a Social Hub to integrate contacts and connections, and TouchWiz
3.0 for an intuitive and a hugely customizable user interface. The Wave runs on a high-speed
homegrown CPU, Bluetooth 3.0, WiFi 802.11n, has a 5 mpx camera and will be available globally
from April 2010.
The Wave features the world’s first Super AMOLED display which offers a much brighter, clearer, and
less reflective AMOLED display, featuring a high resolution WVGA (800x480 pixels) screen with
mDNIe (mobile Digital Natural Image engine) technology. DNIe technology is incorporated in
Samsung’s LCD TV and LED TV lineups.
Samsung’sSocial Hub integrates all major portal’s email, IM and SNS services. With its TouchWiz 3.0
interface, it brings together messaging, managing contacts and viewing calendar events. Social Hub
uses push technology to deliver email messages, calendar events and SNS updates in real-time.
The Samsung Wave provides exceptional choice to all users via its fully customizable menus and
home-page. For instance, the layout of the home-page can be changed to allow instant access to Twitter,
Facebook and a host of other social networking services. For those who love music, the home-page can
be turned into an intuitive media player; while for those who take and share a lot of photos, the home
page can be customized to feature favorite images. Users will also benefit from Quick Panel, a way of
prioritizing and aggregating applications into one screen for instant access.
With its eye-catchingly brilliant screen, Samsung’s latest TouchWiz 3.0 user interface gives a tactile,
intuitive user experience, and includes iconic new features such as motion UI, Smart Unlock and
customizable widget screen.
Multi-codec support for DivX Xvid, MP4 and WMV, and support for virtual 5.1 surround sound
delivery transforms the device into a personal entertainment system and HD video (720p) decoding and
recording capabilities make the Samsung Wave an outstanding device for capturing, sharing and
The Wave incorporates Bluetooth® 3.0 and WiFi 802.11n standard. Samsung’s bada platform allows
mobile users to simply and easily download an abundance of applications from Samsung Apps, an
integrated application store accessible from the device and online. Featuring a wealth of games,
navigation, social networking, e-book, health and lifestyle applications, Samsung Apps gives users
instant access to a huge choice of mobile experiences.Samsung established its mobile application
ecosystem through the launch of Samsung Mobile Innovator in 2008 and the Samsung Application
Seller Site followed by Samsung Application Store as another key element of this offering.
Already launched in the UK, France, Italy, Singapore, Germany, Brazil and China, this will be
expanded to more than 50 countries during 2010. (www.samsung.com)