Samsung Reveals Three new Wave Smartphones Based on Bada 2.0 Platform

Submitted by lalit on September 1, 2011 - 3:41pm.

Samsung has announced three new Wave smartphones based on bada 2.0 OS, including Wave 3, Wave M and Wave Y. The new bada 2.0 platform brings together new capabilities including muti-tasking, WiFi direct, voice recognition and near field communication (NFC).

"Smartphones are gaining popularity by the day. The new additions to the Wave portfolio are the first to benefit from the power of our bada 2.0 platform; the full extent of our commitment is clear to see in each device. We've produced easy-to-use smartphones that will inspire the market," said JK Shin, President and Head of Samsung's Mobile Communications business.

Samsung Wave 3 comes with 4-inch Super AMOLED screen, 1.4GHz processor, 5-megapixel back camera, VGA front camera, Bluetooth, WiFi and microSD card slot. It is just 9.9mm thick with brushed metal unibody design. The second phone Samsung Wave M comes with 3.65-inch (320 x 480) display, 832MHz processor, 5-megapixel camera, VGA front camera, NFC, WiFi, Bluetooth and microSD card slot. And the last phone Samsung Wave Y comes with 3.2-inch (320 x 480) screen, 2-megapixel camera, Bluetooth and microSD card slot.

All three phones will support Samsung’s new ChatON mobile communication service that works across all major mobile devices. The Wave 3, the Wave M and the Wave Y will all be on display at Samsung's Stand at IFA 2011 in Berlin. No word on shipping or launch date yet. Check out the interview of Justin Hong, VP Samsung Mobile Communication about bada 2.0 posted on YouTube by Samsung below.