Excerpt: The Good High build quality. Outstanding Super AMOLED display. Good camera for photos and videos. Bada has good UI, multi-touch and web. Fast processor. Cheap with at least some carriers. Fairly long battery life. The Bad Very limited app and widget selection.
Pros: High build quality., Outstanding Super AMOLED display., Good camera for photos and videos., Bada has good UI, multi-touch and web., Fast processor., Cheap with at least some carriers., Fairly long battery life.
Cons: Very limited app and widget selection., Poor built-in Facebook, media, navigation and Twitter apps., Little reason to buy over Samsung's own Android phones., No text auto-correction.
Excerpt: The first handset to feature Samsung's very own bada platform, the Samsung Wave is available now on Vodafone and soon to make its way to O2. Samsung's high end handset hopes to give the illustrious Android and iPhone platforms a run for their money.
Excerpt: Samsung's first bada phone - the Samsung Wave S8500 - is finally here. A few months ago we reviewed a prototype unit, which left us with rather high expectations for the final product. Now that it's here, we are ready to see what Samsung's latest and greatest creation has to offer.
Pros: Incredibly vivid Super AMOLED screen, Superb build quality, Fast overall performance, Beautiful HD video recording, Plays DivX and Xvid at high resolutions, Great call quality
Cons: Not very intuitive interface, bada OS needs more improvement and fine tuning, Samsung Apps has a very poor catalog, Heavy 3D games might overwhelm the 1GHz CPU, Photos of the 5MP camera are not good enough, Dolfin 2.0 browser is not really mature for this
Summary: The aluminium chassis is classic Samsung, but the updated TouchWiz 3.0 interface has had a much-needed facelift and is far more finger-friendly Setting up all your social networks and email accounts is a breeze.
Pros: Excellent social networking, universal calendar, phonebook that syncs with Facebook, Twitter and more, super-AMOLED touch-screen, and an HD video camera that also takes great pictures
Cons: Hardly any apps available for download, temperamental maps feature, user interface is a little unintuitive and restricted
Summary: S amsung makes a daring move with the Samsung Bada operating system, considering the already established operating systems. It could be a smart move that they have their own system next to the other famous systems.
Excerpt: With the Samsung Wave, the Korean consumer electronics giant brings to the smartphone market something everyone agrees we don’t really need -- a device running Samsung’s own smartphone OS -- Bada .