Samsung S8500 Wave

price N/A launch Jun, 2010

phonecurry editor's note based on opinion across 2 expert review(s)

WHAT WE LIKED
  • Good looks and build with metal chassis
  • Brilliant bright and vivid screen
  • Fast, snappy user performance
  • Excellent video recording
  • Excellent music playback
  • Superb in-call quality

WHAT WE DIDN'T
  • Not as refined as other smartphones in terms of usability and intuitiveness
  • Average camera for still photography

2 expert review(s)


video review

source: @mobileburn
OS
Smartphone OSBada OS 1.0, Upgradeable to 2.0
Display
TouchscreenYes (Capacitive)
Screen Size3.3 inches
Screen Resolution480x800 pixels (~ 283 pixels per inch)
Display Features
  • Super AMOLED
Sensors
  • Accelerometer
Processor/RAM
Processor1 GHz
Memory
Internal Memory1 GB
Expandable Memory SlotYes
Battery
Battery Capacity1500 mAh
Battery Standby600 hrs
Battery Talktime15.50 hrs
Dimensions
Weight118 gm
Thickness10.9 mm
Camera
Camera5.0 MP
Camera Auto-FocusYes
Camera FlashYes
HD Video RecordingYes
Other Camera Features
  • Touch Focus
  • Face Detection
  • Smile Detection
  • Blink Detection
  • Image Stabilization
  • Video Light
Secondary Camera0.1 MP
Connectivity
BluetoothYes
USBYes
WiFiYes
3GYes
2G Internet (GPRS/EDGE)Yes
GPSYes
CompassYes
TV OutYes
More
App StoreSamsung Apps
Java Apps SupportYes
FM RadioYes
FM RecordingYes
More
  • Lost Mobile Tracker
  • SOS Messages
  • Fake Call
Note: All brand quality factors listed below are already taken into account (with appropriate weightage) when calculating the magic score for a phone!
brand rating
3.15/5
(Average)
average phonecurry internal rating for phones launched by this brand in the last 12 months
brand perception
Very Good
brand perception among consumers, based on surveys
service quality rating
Good
service & support quality rating, based on user surveys