Samsung has revealed the future of its Bada platform, with Bada 2.0 promising a whole bag of smartphone updates.
Despite of world running behind Android and iOS, Samsung is still focusing on improving its Bada operating system. Samsung has confirmed that it will be launching Samsung Bada 2.0 in
first quarter of 2011, which will have vastly improved user interface(UI)
Friday, December 24, 2010
Monday, December 20, 2010
Samsung Mobiles which is now the world's second largest mobile phone manufacturer, has announced the launch of Wave II S8530 smartphone in India at a very attractive price of
Rs 18,999.This comes as a relief to most people as we were expecting a price of Rs.26,000 based on its superb specs.
The new Wave II S8530 will have a 3.7-inch Super-clear LCD display which supports upto 800x480 pixel resolution. It also has a 5 megapixel camera with LED Flash and supports HD recording of videos.
Wave II S8530 runs on Samsung Bada mobile operating system 1.2 and sports 1GHz processor with support for HSDPA.The new operating system BADA 1.2 too is a the latest operating system in its category with new and exciting features. The 5 mega pixel in the back includes an LED flash and also 720p true HD video recording. The smartphone can support 32GB of external memory but comes with a 2GB included internal memory only.
Samsung Wave II S8530 specifications:
* 3.7-inch Super-clear LCD capacitive touchscreen display
* 480 x 800 pixels with multi-touch input method
* 5 MP camera with LED Flash
* Bada OS 1.2
* ARM Cortex A8 1GHz processor single core
* Stereo FM radio with RDS
* FM listening & recording
* 3G HSDPA 3.6 Mbps;
*HSUPA, 2 Mbps
* Bluetooth 3.0 with A2DP
* Wi-Fi 802.11 b/g/n
* MicroUSB 2.0(not yet 3!)
* 3.5 mm audio jack
* 2 GB internal memory
* expandable to 32 GB micro SD support
* A-GPS support
* Li-Ion 1500 mAh battery
The price of Samsung Wave II S8530 in India is Rs 18,999with a 1 year Samsung India warranty. This smartphone will be soon available in all retail outlets across the country.
For full specifications see here
It is expected that such a low price will further dampen the sales of Nokia N8 in India.
Saturday, December 11, 2010
Winners of the bada Developer Challenge
Total of 24 Category winners including the bada Champion. First place - $100,000 (USD) / Second place - $60,000 (USD) / Third place place - $40,000 (USD)
Total of 10 Special winners will each receive $30,000 (USD) in awards.