Samsung intros Wave 3, Wave M and Wave Y bada2.0 smartphones
Samsung today revealed the first three smartphones which comes with the company’s proprietary bada 2.0 platform, which along with the new and improved user interface, also brings many improvements and features like multi-tasking, Wi-Fi Direct, voice recognition, Near Field Communication (NFC) and enhanced store features.
The first of the trio is Samsung Wave 3, its the flagship phone with the company’s new OS and TouchWiz UI, which has 9.9mm-thick anodized aluminum unibody design and 4-inch (800 x 480) Super AMOLED touchscreen. The phone is powered by 1.4GHz processor, offers quad-band GPRS/EDGE, A-GPS, 802.11 b/g/n WiFi, Bluetooth 3.0 and dual cameras – front VGA camera and rear-facing 5-megapixel camera with LED flash and 720p recording, all backed by a 1,500 mAh battery.
The Samsung Wave M has a 3.65-inch (480 x 320) touchscreen with tempered glass, 832 MHz processor, 150MB of built-in memory, 802.11 b/g/n WiFi with WiFi Direct, Bluetooth 3.0, and two cameras – a 5-megapixel autofocus camera and a VGA webcam, all powered by a 1,350 mAh battery and packed in metallic body measuring 113.8 x 63.3 x 12.2 mm and weighting 121 grams.
The Samsung Wave Y is an entry level phone which is equipped with 3.2-inch (480 x 320) touchscreen, 832 MHz processor, 150MB of built-in memory, all in metallic body which measures 110 x 58.2 x 12.3 mm and weighs 102.4 grams. It has a 2MP fixed focus camera, offering HVGA videos @30fps and same connectivity options like its bigger brother, but has a 1,200 mAh battery.
The new Samsung’s phones are expected to be available this fall.