Samsung Unveils an Array of Bada Phones

Samsung Unveils an Array of Bada Phones

By SiliconIndia   |   Wednesday, 31 August 2011, 12:57 Hrs
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Bangalore: Samsung unveiled three new smartphones based on bada 2.0 operating system. The new array of smartphones are called Wave 3, Wave M and Wave Y. This is the first set of phones equipped with Samsung's CHatOn service.

The Wave 3 features a 4" Super AMOLED display, a 1.4 GHz CPU, and a sleek 9.9 mm brushed metal body. The sleek looking device also has a Wi-Fi, GPS, 5 MP camera, 3.5 mm jack, Bluetooth 3.0, microSD card slot, 1500 mAh battery, and the usual set of sensors. The phone measures 5" (l) 2.5" (w) 0.4" (d) and weighs 122 grams.
The Wave M features a 3.65" screen and an 832 MHz CPU. Other features include a 5 MP camera, Wi-Fi, NFC (optional), Bluetooth 3.0, GPS, 3.5 mm jack, microSD card slot, and a 1350 mAh battery. Additionally, the device has an accelerometer and proximity sensor. The device measures 4.5" (l) x 2.5" (w) x 0.5" (d), and tips the scales at 121 grams.
The Wave Y is an entry-level phone. It features a 3.2" screen and an 832 MHz CPU. On the connectivity front, it covers Wi-Fi, Bluetooth 3.0, GPS, and NFC (optional). The handset also packs a 2 MP camera, 3.5 mm jack, 1200 mAh battery, and a microSD card slot. The phone measures 4.3" (l) x 2.3" (w) x 0.5" (d) mm, and weighs 102 grams.
The company will also make available a basic ChatOn client for feature phones, which will include image sharing.
Although the company has not revealed much information about pricing, Samsung in Sweden revealed that the Wave 3 will have a price tag of around $445 without taxes and subsidies. All three handsets will be showcased at the IFA 2011 in Berlin.