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!
average phone rating
3.11/5
(Average)
average phonecurry internal rating for all phones launched by this brand in recent times
brand perception
Very Good
brand perception among consumers, based on surveys
service quality rating
Good
service & support quality rating, based on user surveys