Samsung rolls out wave of new Bada phones
Samsung has been keeping busy at the IFA consumer electronics in Berlin, with the debut of a new tablet, smartphone, and three new Bada OS handsets.
Along with theand the , Samsung trotted out three new Bada smartphones at IFA today, the Samsung Wave 3, Wave M, and Wave Y.
All three of the handsets will run the
The Wave 3 is the flagship model, with its 4-inch Super AMOLED touch screen, 1.4GHz processor, and 4GB of internal memory. It also sports a 5-megapixel camera with LED flash and front-facing VGA camera.
Based on Samsung's, the Wave M is the budget-friendly model, but Samsung has not revealed pricing for any of these handsets. The Wave M offers an 3.65-inch HVGA touch screen, an 832MHz processor, and 150MB of internal memory. It, too, has a 5-megapixel camera and front-facing VGA camera.
Last but not least, there's the Wave Y. The Y stands for young and thus, aimed at younger customers. As such, its feature set isn't quite as robust as the others. The handset has a 3.2-inch HVGA touch screen, a 2-megapixel camera, and an 832MHz processor.
An availability date was not released at this time, but don't expect to find the Wave phones on a U.S. carrier anytime soon. The Bada OS was created more for emerging markets and designed to help bring the smartphone experience to more users, regardless of cost or geographic location. If you are in the States, you can, of course, always purchase the phones unlocked when they're available. All are quad-band GSM phones and also have Bluetooth 3.0, Wi-Fi (802.11b/g/n), and A-GPS.