After days of waiting, Samsung has finally introduced its first range of Smart phones running on Bada operating system; the new Samsung S8600 Wave 3, Wave M and Wave Y smart phones prides of being the initial devices to showcase Samsung’s proprietary Bada operating system. This development has sparked mixed reactions with many analysts indicating it could be a win, win situation considering Samsung’s handful presence in the Android market segment. After the introduction of Samsung S8600 Wave 3 running on Bada software, the manufacturer has joined other major industry players such as Nokia who have their own smart phone operating system going head on with the ever becoming Google’s Android software. Among the first trio running Bada operating system, Samsung S8600 Wave 3 boasts of having an upper hand in terms of features and capabilities.
It was only a few days ago that Nokia upgraded its operating system to Symbian Belle integrating more features and capabilities, in the mean time, Android Ice cream sandwich and Windows Phone Mango are expected to hit the market anytime soon before the year ends. Samsung S8600 Wave 3 is powered by an impressive 1.4GHz processor and houses a 4 inch Super Amoled WVGA screen proving to be a major threat to other devices in its genre; considering these features, Samsung S8600 Wave 3 is obviously entering the smart phone market as a high end device. On top of a powerful processor and a Super Amoled screen, Samsung S8600 Wave 3 comes with a 5.0-Megapixel rear camera with auto-focus coupled by LED flash; you’ll be able to snap crisp clear images with brilliant detail and record HD 720 pixels quality video clips at 30 fps. In addition, Samsung S8600 Wave 3 has a front facing VGA camera that will take care of your video chatting needs.
The most amazing feature on Samsung S8600 Wave 3, is its 3GB internal storage capacity; however, you can always use an external MicroSD card up to 32GB just incase the board memory isn’t enough to cater for your needs. Samsung Wave 3 also supports 3G networks on HSDPA offering faster internet connection speed compared to 2G networks. Other additional features include light sensors, compass accelerometer and proximity, its also expected Wave 3 will support Samsung’s ChatON messaging application to offer an exclusive texting experience.
Samsung S8600 Wave 3 Features/Specifications;
- Samsung’s Bada 2.0 operating system
- 1.4GHz processor
- 4 inch Super Amoled WVGA screen
- 5.0-Megapixel rear camera, front facing VGA camera
- 3GB internal storage capacity
- Support up to 32GB external MicroSD card
- TouchWiz UI
- Samsung ChatON Messaging Service
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