SAMSUNG WAVE S8500 review. First Smartphone with BADA OS

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Samsung officially announced their first bada phone, SAMSUNG Wave S8500 at the recently concluded MWC. The Samsung Wave S8500 is the first Samsung smartphone to run the Bada OS. The Samsung Wave S8500 has 3.3-inch Super AMOLED screen with a resolution 480 x 800 pixels. Super AMOLED technology offers clearer images and sharper than usual AMOLED. Gone are the additional air gaps and touch sensor panel of previous touch-screens. Here instead are crisper images, more vivid colors, higher contrasts and a slimmer body in this phone. Super AMOLED has a thinner thickness and battery life is longer.

Powerful 1Ghz Application Processor give this S5800 phone the best graphic performance, User Interface response is fast and smooth, and Simultaneous and seamless functions usage, Along with a 5.0-megapixel camera (with autofocus and flash), capable of shooting video at 720p. The Samsung S8500 also has Bluetooth 3.0, HSDPA and Wi-Fi 802.11n for speedy connectivity. Other features include 3.3-inch Super AMOLED screen supporting WVGA resolution and mDNIe (mobile Digital Natural Image engine), 5MP camera with HD video recording, FM Radio, music player with SoundAlive, DivX/XviD support, 3.5mm headphone jack, A-GPS and internal memory of 2 or 8GB with expandable up to 32GB with microSD card.

The Samsung S5800 Wave’s design epitomizes simplicity and style. With a light and sleek aluminum body, and without a parting line on the side, the Wave combines modernity and sophistication. The ergonomically designed body also makes it more comfortable than ever to hold. The phone is expected sometime in April for price around $500.


  • 2gb internal memory
  • Microsd slot
  • 3.5 mm jack
  • 1500mAh battery
  • Aluminum body
  • Tempered glass
  • Large 3.3-inch WVGA (800×480 pixels) full touch Super AMOLED screen with mDNIe (mobile Digital Natural Image engine) technology
  • 5.0 megapixel auto focus camera with LED flash, Face/Blink Detection and geo-tagging capability
  • High-performance 1GHz processor offers users the best possible graphic performance
  • Integrated Social Hub brings all major portal’s email, IM and SNS services directly into 1 unified solution

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