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Samsung Wave (S8500)

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Manufacturer: Samsung Announced: 14 Feb 2010 Carrier Availability: Bell

The Samsung Wave S8500 is the company's first bada phone. Features include a 3.3-inch Super AMOLED WVGA touchscreen, 1GHz ARM Cortex A8 CPU, 5-megapixel camera that can take 720p video at 30 fps, HSPA and WiFi connectivity, Bluetooth, 2GB of internal memory which is further expandable with microSD cards.

Samsung Wave (S8500) Specifications

Display

  • Screen size: 3.3 inch (101.60 mm)
  • Resolution: 800 x 480
  • Type: Super AMOLED
  • Touch screen: Multi-touch (Capactive)

Size & Weight

  • Height: 118.0 mm (4.84 inch)
  • Width: 56.0 mm (2.68 inch)
  • Depth: 10.9 mm (0.47 inch)
  • Weight: 118.0 g

Connectivity & Wireless

  • Wi-Fi: Yes (802.11b/g/n)
  • Wi-Fi Encryption: WEP, WPA, WPA2
  • Bluetooth 3.0
    • HSP [headset]
    • HFP [hands-free]
    • A2DP [stereo audio]
    • AVRCP [media control]
    • GAP [generic access]
    • SPP [serial port]
    • SDAP [service discovery application]
    • DUN [network sharing]
    • OPP / FTP [file transfer]
    • BPP [printing]
  • Computer Sync supported: Yes

Camera

  • Resolution: 5.0 megapixels
  • Camera Features:
    • Records video
    • Auto focus
    • Digital zoom
    • Flash
    • Contact pictures
    • Geo-tagging (location)

Other Features

  • Flight Mode: Yes
  • FM tuner: Yes

Hardware

  • CPU: 1000 MHz

Battery & Power

  • Battery type: Li-ion
  • Capacity: 1500 mAh

Cellular network

  • Network Technology: GSM
  • CDMA Bands: 800, 1900
  • Data tethering: Yes

Location Support

  • GPS (AGPS)
  • Compass

Messaging

  • SMS: Yes
  • MMS: Yes

Input

  • Type: Touchscreen
  • Predictive Text: Yes

Media

  • Media Playback: Yes
  • Support Audio: AAC, AAC+, AMR, MID, MP3, WMA
  • OTA (Streaming) Video: Streaming / internet
  • Support Video: DivX, h.263, h.264 / AVC, MPEG-4 (MP4), WMV, XviD
  • Support Image: BMP, GIF, JPEG, PNG

Audio and Voice

  • Audio / Headset Jack: Yes
  • Speaker phone: Yes

Personalization

  • Custom Ringtones: Yes
  • Sound profiles: Yes
  • Vibrate mode: Yes
  • Multiple numbers per contact: Yes

Sensors

  • Accelerometer (motion)
  • Proximity

Memory

  • 2 GB built-in memory
  • Memory card: SD, microSD, microSDHC

Additional Info

  • Announced At: Feb 14, 2010

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