Images reveal parts of the interface of the Samsung bada

Images reveal parts of the interface of the Samsung bada
It was just a week ago when Samsung disclosed more details about its operating system called bada. What people were able to see at the presentation was just tiny fragments of the interface, but images revealing more of it have surfaced on the Internet. The materials are actually excerpts of the official OS manual (PDF) and show us what the audio player, threaded style messaging, home screen and integrated social networking functions look like. The pictures show us the home screen consists of 7 pages, similarly to the Android-based handsets of HTC utilizing the manufacturer´s proprietary Sense interface. Moreover, the band typical of TouchWiz that allows for widgets is nowhere to be seen, but the clock itself does look like a widget.

The official website of bada reveals the first cell phone equipped with the operating system is to roll out in the first half of 2010 and the number of bada-based handsets should increase to several in the second half of the year. We do hope we get to see the first bada device soon, perhaps at MWC 2010 or why not even earlier?

source: Samsung Flash Wiki via GSMarena Blog


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7. crappypunk

Posts: 131; Member since: Aug 15, 2009

wow that is a nice looking os.. so used to the crappy looking ones samsungs always have

6. nicofr87

Posts: 2; Member since: Jul 15, 2009

It's a good looking os.I can't wait to use it.

5. weetanhops

Posts: 12; Member since: Nov 10, 2009

There'll be a lot of colour so that Samsung can really show off their AMOLED displays. Although they'll always show them off indoors in the dark, because AMOLED is useless in sunlight

3. ChiefD23

Posts: 16; Member since: Aug 27, 2009

Color is good, but I do think it can be distracting. I do like some of the elements of the OS, but there are key features that I need to know to make a full opinion. I like WinMo only because of the work/life balance in apps and functionality. Will Bada be pure entertainment, or will there be a professional side?

4. deschats

Posts: 193; Member since: Jun 09, 2009

samsung did a good job. but i sort of think it looks "unfinished"... the three buttons on the bottom for call message menu sort of look old..

2. shgam2

Posts: 42; Member since: Sep 08, 2009

That home sceen(?) looks like android's. I kind of think that the whole OS is too colorful.

1. fsjon

Posts: 120; Member since: Sep 03, 2009

"the band typical of TouchWiz that allows for widgets is nowhere to be seen" But there seems to be a settings icon right beside the tab location indicator...

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