Posted January 3, 2012 by Nishant Goyal in Gadgets

Samsung Wave Y S5380 Bada 2.0 Smartphone – Price & Features

Adding new addition to their portfolio, India’s Top Selling Mobile phone brand, Samsung has today announced the launch of latest Samsung Wave Y (S5380) Smartphone in India, which runs on Bada 2.0 Operating System. As expected, the Bada 2.0 is reportedly offers increase performance and enhances overall experience with the phones, compared to predecessor.

The Samsung Wave Y Smartphone is targeted to youth generation, as it will make them stay connected with their online friends or contacts. The company stated that the phone would be personalized as per the requirements of user. Samsung stated that their latest smartphone will be loved by young users who require a  stylish smartphone and want to stay connected while on the move. Commenting on the launch, Ranjit Yadav, country head, mobile and IT, Samsung India commented, “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.”

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Samsung Wave Y Bada 2.0 Smartphone Features and Full Phone Specifications

  • Based on Latest Samsung’s proprietary Bada OS/Platform.
  • Powered by an 832 MHz processor for superior and smoother performance of the device
  • The device comes with a 2MP Full Focus rear camera
  • 3.2-inch TFT LCD display screen with 320×480 pixels resolution
  • Employs 150MB internal memory, which is expandable of up to 32GB using microSD card.
  • Samsung Wave Y offers Samsung TouchWiz user interface (UI).
  • Live Panel offers extended features, the Home Screen can be customized to display required information such as Weather, Stocks, News Updates etc.
  • Dimensions: 110x58x12mm, Weight: 102 grams, which makes it a slim and portable device
  • Samsung Wave Y features Folder Management Function, which lets users to create or manage folder easily using multi-touch interface.
  • Pre-installed Samsung Messenger- Chat ON. The Samsung’s proprietory Chat ON messenger allows users to chat over the multiple smartphone platforms, such as Android, iOS (iPhone), BlackBerry and of course Bada OS. To chat, users doesn’t need to create an ID, but they can easily get connected using the phone numbers.
  • 3.5mm audio jack, Stereo FM Radio with RDS enhances multimedia features.

As i have mentioned above, Samsung Wave Y is a Bada 2.0 OS based smartphone, obviously is it not for your if you love Android, but it aims to deliver a different UI. The apps are available in wide range for Bada Platform and many are being developed. Though, price point push it too close to Samsung Galaxy Y, which is one of best Smartphone choices available nowadays for this price tag.

Samsung Wave Y S5380 Bada 2.0 Smartphone tagged at Price Rs. 7,950 and now available in India. The purchasers of this smartphone will get Airtel Special offer. Under this offer, consumers who will purchase Airtel SIM-card along with Wave Y, will get free 500MB data with one months validity, and 100MB free 3G data usage per months with 12 months validity.

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Nishant Goyal