Samsung Wave, First Samsung Bada Phone, Launches in Europe
May 24, 2010, 10:34 AM by Philip Berne
Samsung today announced commercial availability of the Samsung Wave, the first phone running Samsung's own Bada smartphone OS. The Wave uses Samsung's TouchWIZ 3.0 interface and can run Samsung Apps, a branded application store also available on Samsung's Windows Phone and Symbian devices. The Wave features some high-end smartphone specs, including a WVGA Super AMOLED touchscreen and a 5 megapixel camera that can record video at 720p resolution. The phone can output 5.1 channel surround sound to a home theater, and can play a variety of video codecs, including DivX and H.264. The phone also uses Samsung's Dolfin browser for Web browsing, and supports multi-touch gestures for pinch to zoom capabilities. For networking, the phone can use 3G HSDPA networks or Wi-Fi up to 802.11n speeds. The phone is available today in Germany, France and the UK, and will rollout across the world this year. U.S. availability has not been announced.
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Bada and Meego === Failed OS's
In one year, the OSes will be much fewer and all projects that will have not generated money will be halted immediately. We will then be left with
2) Apple iphone OS
5) [symbian] == Even though this OS will be completely irrelevant in north america, it still owns all others overseas. But in 1 year it will get crushed by other OSes and maybe dethroned permanently.
and also its their money..let them do what they want with it.. android stands for being open and for development/innovations, if you only have this 5 OSes then there are lesser...
You don't know jack.
First off MeeGo is a cross-development platform leveraging the tools of Moblin (Intel) & Maemo (Nokia) to create MeeGo, a Linux OS.
It's kind like saying "ooh you're running the new .Net OS".
Second, Symbian will b...
Samsung's intention is to lower the entry price of a smart phone so that the masses out there can utilize it at a more affordable price and yet still get the benefit of a semi-fully ...
Another Smart-Phone OS? really? When is too many?
WM (7, 6.5, 6...)
And now Bada?
How many freakin platforms does their need to be? God Bless Competition... Where does it end tho?
Talk about market fragmentation....
1. Symbian S60/S^3
I'm running a beta S3 at the...
WM (7, 6.5, 6...)
And now Bada?
How many freakin platforms does their need to be? God Bless Competition... Wher
I really hope Samsung licenses their Super AMOLED tech!!!!!