Samsung Delivers the Wave – its New Smartphone

Samsung Electronics Co. Ltd., today announced the launch of the Samsung Wave (Model: S8500). This is the first mobile handset to be released on Samsung’s new, open mobile platform, Samsung bada, and the cornerstone of the company’s commitment to provide a Smartphone for every lifestyle.

The globally unrivalled features and experiences of the Samsung Wave include a Full-Touch Super AMOLED 3.3” display, a unified Social Hub solution enabling stronger social networks, A Touch Wiz 3.0 intuitive and hugely customisable User-Interface with next level usability. Moreover, a high-speed CPU ensures swift applications and multi-tasking. This always-on multimedia companion enables a high-level customized communication and will be available globally from April 2010.

Mr. Zeshan Qureshi, Head of the Mobile Phones Division, Samsung Pakistan and Afghanistan said, “The Samsung Wave truly demonstrates our commitment to deliver rich, connected and innovative Smartphone experiences. The freedom provided by bada has enabled the developers to create applications across multiple platforms for comprehensive and interactive communications”.

With the world’s first Super AMOLED display; it delivers an unrivalled screen experience, offering much clearer and less reflective On Cell display. It has a high resolution WVGA (800×480 pixels) screen with mDNIe (mobile Digital Natural Image engine). This highly responsive display technology is used in Samsung’s LCD & LED TVs. The Social Hub feature seamlessly integrates all major portal’s email, IM and SNS services. Its Touch Wiz 3.0 provides easy-flow of messaging, managing contacts, calendar events and SNS updates in real-time.

It allows instant access to social networking sites like Twitter, Facebook, etc. For the music lovers, it acts as an intuitive media player. Motion UI, Smart Unlock and customizable widget screen are other iconic features. A superb 1 GHz processor offers the best memory intensive 3D graphics. This device is seamless and streamlined, with a strong tempered glass display, while the “Anti-smudge” eliminates greasy thumbprints.

The Multimedia features include; Multi-codec – DivX Xvid, MP4, WMV, virtual 5.1 surround sound, HD video (720p). For the first time in the world, Samsung Wave is incorporated Bluetooth® 3.0 and WiFi 802.11n standard. Samsung’s bada platform allows unlimited expandability, easy downloading of applications from Samsung Apps, an integrated store of games, navigation, social-networking, and other lifestyle applications. This application ecosystem is rapidly expanding into more and more countries.

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