Samsung has launched its first Bada-enabled mobile phone at
the Mobile World Congress in Barcelona.
The Wave is a touchscreen device which uses a 3.3 inch AMOLED
display with an 800x480 resolution.
The Korean manufacturer has pulled out all the stops to impress
the market with its first Bada offering.
The slimline device is powered by Samsung's mobile Digital
Natural Image engine and comes with a 1GHz processor, Bluetooth
3.0 and WiFi 802.11n.
The Wave comes with a 5MP camera with an LED flash, a 3.5mm
headphone jack, GPS and a microSD card slot for expandable
memory, with a 2GB card included in the deal.
The device also accepts 720p video decoding and recording and
offers multi-codec support for DivX and Xvid, as well as 5.1
This is Samsung's first phone to feature an AMOLED display, and
the first to access its new app store and the Bada Social Hub,
which brings together email, instant messaging and social
In addition the Touchwiz 3.0 interface provides customizable home
screen and menus and the phone can access Samsung's Application
The Wave is available in the UKfrom April. Prices and operator
agreements have yet to be revealed. The device is also on offer
in France, Italy, Singapore, Germany, Brazil and China, and will
be launched in another 43 countries by the end of the