Samsung S8530 Wave II

price N/A launch Dec, 2010

phonecurry editor's note based on opinion across 4 expert review(s)

WHAT WE LIKED
  • Good looks
  • Good build with metal chassis
  • Large, good quality display
  • Good, fast user interface
  • Good call quality
  • Decent music playback quality
  • Good camera
  • Excellent video recording
  • Good web browser

WHAT WE DIDN'T
  • Average loudspeaker performance
  • Average video playback
  • Not enough apps available for Bada OS (compared to other smartphones)

4 expert review(s)


video review

source: @iGyaan
OS
Smartphone OSBada OS 1.0, Upgradeable to 2.0
Display
TouchscreenYes (Capacitive)
Screen Size3.7 inches
Screen Resolution480x800 pixels (~ 252 pixels per inch)
Display Features
  • LCD
Sensors
  • Accelerometer
Processor/RAM
Processor1 GHz
Memory
Internal Memory2 GB
Expandable Memory SlotYes
Free (Included) Memory Card2 GB
Battery
Battery Capacity1500 mAh
Battery Standby625 hrs
Battery Talktime14.16 hrs
Dimensions
Weight135 gm
Thickness11.8 mm
Camera
Camera5.0 MP
Camera Auto-FocusYes
Camera FlashYes
HD Video RecordingYes
Other Camera Features
  • Touch Focus
  • Smile Detection
  • Blink Detection
  • Image Stabilization
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
  • Music Recognition
  • Over-the-Air software updates
  • Lost Mobile Tracker
  • 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