MWC: Samsung Wave sets sail at Barcelona

MWC: Samsung Wave sets sail at Barcelona

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 surround sound.


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 networking services.


In addition the Touchwiz 3.0 interface provides customizable home screen and menus and the phone can access Samsung's Application Store.


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 year.

Written by Mobile Today
Mobile Today

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