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Samsung Wave 3 stuffs 4" Super AMOLED display and 1.4GHz processor in an aluminum chassis

0. phoneArena 30 Aug 2011, 02:11 posted on

The third high-end Wave boasts a 4" Super AMOLED display with 480x800 pixels, 1.4GHz single-core chipset, and a five megapixel camera with LED flash plus VGA front facing one. Nothing terribly exciting, but decent internals nonetheless, that are wrapped up entirely in an aluminum...

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posted on 31 Aug 2011, 07:48

66. XiphiasGladius (Posts: 799; Member since: 21 Aug 2011)


I miss the Diamond accent of the Wave I. . . That design differentiates it to many (if not all) of the smartphone designs esp the ones that apple is claiming to be theirs. . .

posted on 30 Aug 2011, 10:59 1

43. JunaidZaka (unregistered)


Hey pete i think that its good that it isnt having dual core
since Bada is a very light and smooth OS
so with 1.4ghz it will also have good battery life
definately looking forward to this one

posted on 30 Aug 2011, 11:21

44. BadaWave (unregistered)


i don't think so , having 1.4 GHZ with the same battery capacity of the original Wave I , i think Wave I will last longer , and to be honest when i got my Wave I , the battery only last for 1 day and a half ( almost ) , I don't have GS2 but the reviews about the battery life is good , and just now the news about Samsung selling a new 2000 mAh battery for GS2 is even better it will even last longer than before ! but anyway if you get your self a Wave III do tell us about its battery life , and i hope 2000 mAh battery would also be available for Wave Series !

posted on 30 Aug 2011, 12:05

46. PeterIfromsweden (Posts: 1230; Member since: 03 Aug 2011)


i agree with junaidzaka !

posted on 31 Aug 2011, 07:38

65. XiphiasGladius (Posts: 799; Member since: 21 Aug 2011)


Damn if this phone come out ahead of the Xperia Arc I might have bought it right away. . . I guess I'll have to wait for the Wave 4 then if samsung will continue to run this OS. . .

posted on 31 Aug 2011, 10:18

67. PeterIfromsweden (Posts: 1230; Member since: 03 Aug 2011)


I can promise you to 100 % that Samsung will continue with bada, and even dithc android for bada (or at least decrease the nummber of android and increase the number of bada).
Because of thee Google moto deal Googel is making their own hardware and samsung has to move on to another Os than android = bada.

posted on 31 Aug 2011, 11:17

68. pirateOfWave (unregistered)


anyboooooody knows how much ram sported on wave 3

posted on 31 Aug 2011, 14:42

69. PeterIfromsweden (Posts: 1230; Member since: 03 Aug 2011)


not yet. will do tomorrow when samsung has the unpacked event. Should be at least 512 MB, maybe 1 GB

posted on 31 Aug 2011, 19:04

70. pirateOfWave (unregistered)


Yes I hope thar ram will more than 512 mb. and I also wish that it launched in india as soon as possible and price should be below 18000.

posted on 01 Sep 2011, 04:30

72. PeterIfromsweden (Posts: 1230; Member since: 03 Aug 2011)


i don't know about the pricing in india, but here in sweden samsung has said it will cost about 580 dollars (3500 swedish crowns)

posted on 01 Sep 2011, 02:02

71. oooooooooooolala (unregistered)


the front-bottom is looks odd and ugly. wave i front facing looks so sexyyyyy. but the back of wave 3 oooooolala.

posted on 01 Sep 2011, 13:00

73. bong (unregistered)


580 US dollars for outdated hardware!!
In my country you can get the Galaxy S2 a phone with two times better hardware specs for only 660 US dollars.
you get hdmi output (mhl), 2x better hd recording (1080p), 2 cores,
larger better screen Samoled Plus (rgb not pentile),
1 gigabyte of system memory
(wave 3 samsung wont say what system memory it has)
For the small differnce of 80 USD id rather buy the Galaxy S2.

So samsung, whats this about BADA meant for the midend market?
They better not sell this at 580 USD its a big mistake.
Should be 220 USD max.

There is the Xiaomi M1, an android dualcore snapdragon 1.4ghz with adreno 220 gpu,
1gb system memory, 1080p HD recording 8meg cam, 4gb storage with msd slot
4 inch SLCD, etc doesn't have hdmi output though but neither does the wave.
All for 310 USD.
If the wave 3 sells anywhere this close to the xiaomi m1, then its goodbye
to bada, for me at least.

posted on 01 Sep 2011, 13:49

74. PeterIfromsweden (Posts: 1230; Member since: 03 Aug 2011)


i don't know the pricing in india or US or anywhere else of the Galaxy S2, but here in sweden the galaxy S2 is about 833 dollars.
So around 580 dollars is very cheap for a phone here in sweden. in sweden a mid range phone is priced about 580 dollars, but you get the wave 3 which is high end.

The pricing might be cheaper in india or the Us i don't know, but trust me, the pricing of the wave 3 here in sweden is super cheap compared to other phones.

posted on 18 Sep 2011, 14:51

75. Martin Wilcoxon (unregistered)


I’ve been pouring over the tech specs, pics, and other info about the phone since i found it today. I currently have the Samsung Captivate, it’s older sister-phone. From all the specs, it seems like the Wave 3 is what i’ve been looking for as an upgrade to my current phone. I look forward to it’s release. I just hope the added features and battery life can measure up to projections and expectations.

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