Here comes another BADA 2.0 operating system offering from Samsung known as the Samsung Y (S5380). This new phone is targeted towards youth who always wants to stay connected to their social networks.
Ranjit Yadav, country head for mobile and IT, Samsung India says:
Consumers today, especially the younger generation is very expressive, socially active, wants to stay connected and do more while on the move. This device not only meets these needs of Gen Y but allows them to personalise the phone to match their personality and provides them with a richer, more intuitive smartphone experience. We are very confident that this device will catch the imagination of our young consumers.
Technical Specs of Samsung Wave Y (S5380)
Processor: 832 MHz
Operating system: Bada 2.0
Touchscreen: TFT capacitive touchscreen (TouchWiz UI)
Screen size: 3.2 inches
Resolution: 320 x 480 pixels
Memory: 2GB memory card included (expandable upto 32GB)
Sensors: Accelerometer, proximity
Wi-Fi: Wi-Fi 802.11 b/g/n and WiFi Direct
USB: microUSB v2.0
Camera: 1600×1200 pixels with LED flash
Radio: Stereo FM radio with RDS
GPS: Yes, with A-GPS support
Battery: Standard battery, Li-Ion 1200 mAh
Other features: 3.5 mm headset jack, Bluetooth 3.0
The new Samsung Wave Y is based on the bada 2.0 platform, it has 832 MHz processor which helps in smooth functioning of the device. It offers a big 3.2inch HGVA screen.
This smartphone also includes CHATON, a new kind of multi-platform messenger which helps in connecting to friends on any mobile platform like Android, iOS, Blackberry OS, etc. This app also helps in sharing content such as images, calendar, contacts, music, video or map.
Folder management helps in categorizing various icons in folders. Check weather, news, gallery, calendar and web surfing in a glance with Samsung Live Panel.
The Wi-Fi Direct feature available in this phone helps in sharing content like images, videos and more or play games with nearby Wi-Fi enabled devices without the need of internet connection.
Price of Samsung Wave Y in India is Rs.7,950 (approx $160 USD).