Tuesday, April 17, 2012

Official Bada 2 Indian firmware for S8530 download and review

Hi friends, after wave 1 Samsung has finally also released the official  Bada  2 update for wave 2 or gt - s8530. This is most stable  and latest version of bada 2 released till now.I have done a mini review to make you aware of the changes in this firmware:

-Smooth and  Better looking UI (now it looks just like Android )

-Improved Dolphin web Browser ( does not have page too large problem )
-Camera  interface is  improved.Has ISO exposure settings too. ( resemles android / iphone interface )
-Better Ram management
-Maximum sms recepients are now increased to 20
- ChatOn is included just like in s8500 firmware

-Call recording is enabled for Indian firmware.
-Battery life is now superb. Easily lasts  more than 3 days with light usage.
-More widgets like digital and analog clock , accurate weather info widget , calender and memo widget

-GPS still takes time to lock.
-Picsel Smart office is still very basic.It can't edit files.
 -Video player does not have option to change colour tone.
-Messages can now only be veiwed in conversation mode.It takes time to get used to it.
The firmware is  official wave 2 DD LC2 ( March 2012 release )
Download it here
 You can also download this firmware through Kies.
Note: 1. for wave 1 or s8500  firmware for India download see here.
         2. this post is copyrighted. Ripping it off to other sites  will invoke action and charges for penalty under federal law.


  1. Its simply feels as if m usin a diffrnt n a better phone all together...more lik a mixture of android n iOS...

  2. Its simply awesome, took 23 minutes to feels as if m usin a different n a better phone all together...more lik a mixture of android n iOS....

  3. Hey, i upgraded a frnd's wave 2 to bada 2.0 as well...all fyn bt d camera flash aint workin....plz help...tried d codes fr test falsh etc, re flashed, but stil d same...wat to do...urgent....

    1. for your friend use this firmware to flash . also don't forget to select fota file in multiloader..

  4. hey, thanks for the info, do you know how i can change language to english, thanks a lot, i have done it successfully :)

    1. here is procedure to change language for bada 2 phones

  5. S8530PRTLB1 is bada 2.0