Samsung Launches Wave 3 in Global Markets
Samsung Electronics announced the commercial availability of its flagship 4” Wave 3 smartphone. Initially launching in France, it will be rolled out to Germany, Italy, Russia and other global markets within this year.
Style and Performance
Continually innovative, the Samsung Wave 3 is a worthy successor to the Wave series’ stylish heritage. The Samsung Wave 3 is a beautifully designed smartphone contained within a unique 9.9mm full metal casing. Smartly constructed with anodized brushed aluminum, the slim yet solid unibody design supports users’ active, on-the-move lifestyles.
The Wave 3 is powered by an impressive 1.4GHz processor and HSPA 14.4 Mbps connectivity which truly transforms the user experience with smooth screen transitions and ultra-fast download speeds. Embedded HD video capability ensures users enjoy high resolution video anywhere and anytime, and playback on DivX codec offers crystal clear images so you can experience the best of mobile video.
The Wave 3 runs on Samsung’s bada 2.0, offering a unique user experience by balancing Touchwiz UX and the bada platform. The Wave 3 multitasks easily, and users are able to activate and render multiple applications at once. Not only that, but the Live Panel home screen is handily personalizable, and can be customized with instant shortcuts to the content and applications that matter most. Management of on-screen folders—supported by unique 3D visual access, multi-touch features and tab-and-drag previews—has never been easier or more intuitive. Meanwhile, the device’s integrated WiFi Direct feature saves users the trouble of tracking down a wireless hotspot by directly connecting to other WiFi devices.
Enhanced Apps and Services to Enrich your Social Life
The Wave 3 enables access to tens of thousands of localized applications through Samsung’s dedicated application store, Samsung Apps. With the new bada 2.0-powered smartphone, Samsung Apps has been enhanced with an improved user interface, updated purchasing options and a personalized app recommendation service. A newly enhanced Social Hub 2.0 service helps users stay on top of their busy, active social lives, by integrating messaging, SNS and emails with phonebook and calendar information. It also displays all your social events and interactions in a single portal. An integrated Store & Player, Music Hub offers a full music store experience with access to over 12 million tracks and ability to fully personalize users’ own music catalogues.
The Wave 3 also includes Ch@tON, Samsung’s cross-platform communication service that connects all mobile users into a single community. With easy sign-in that requires no passwords or IDs, ChatON integrates directly with users’ contact information to enable spontaneous chatting in seconds; and allows for sharing of content in multiple formats—images, video, voice, contacts, and calendar—to make messaging simpler and faster than ever. ChatON’s Group Chat feature also allows users to communicate with multiple contacts at once—anytime, anywhere.
With the launch of the Wave 3, Samsung has introduced a range of exciting new 3D Game and LBS related apps that take full advantage of the updated bada 2.0 OS and new hardware features such as Wi-Fi Direct and voice recognition. Spanning a diverse range of categories including gaming, entertainment, education and utilities, Samsung Apps will celebrate the launch of bada 2.0 by providing exclusive free downloads of Camcard, Skyview and The Adventures of Tintin: The Game for a limited time.
Additionally, Samsung is hosting a global app contest, the ‘bada 2.0 Power App Race.’ The competition is designed to encourage the bada developer community by rewarding the best bada 2.0 apps with cash prizes totalling $1,000,000. The ‘bada 2.0 Power App Race’ winners will be chosen by the public, with the top 10 new best-selling applications in Samsung Apps sharing the prize moneyDevelopers can participate via the bada developer site by registering for the contest before Dec. 31.
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