bada 2.0 update for older Samsung Wave smartphones delayed until Q1 2012

bada 2.0 update for older Samsung Wave smartphones delayed until Q1 2012
Back in September, Samsung promised to bring some form of bada 2.0 to all of its Wave smartphones in existence, and the rollout was supposed to begin before the year's end. Well, that is not going to happen, as it now turns out, or at least not within the given time frame.

Both Samsung of Spain and Samsung of Italy have announced that the bada 2.0 update is being delayed until the first quarter of 2012. The company's Italian branch is being a bit more specific on the matter by stating that the software won't be available prior to March of next year. Which will be the first devices to get it remains unclear.

At this time, out of the 8.1 million smartphones that run bada, version 2.0 is installed only on the Samsung Wave 3, Wave M, and Wave Y. The Samsung Wave 525 and Wave 533 are not getting updated to bada 2.0 due to insufficient hardware requirements.

source: Samsung Spain (translated), Samsung Italy (translated) via Unwired View

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11 Comments

1. checkmymike

Posts: 220; Member since: Dec 28, 2011

Who cares?!

2. Martine

Posts: 102; Member since: Oct 20, 2011

STFU, I do care!

6. sadaivadai

Posts: 156; Member since: Nov 22, 2011

if you don't care then why the hell you read the article with name "Bada" on the title and spent some time to comment ?? Just get out of here ..

9. checkmymike

Posts: 220; Member since: Dec 28, 2011

Because i thought "bada" was some kind of a japanese robot.

3. shikhar

Posts: 28; Member since: Aug 14, 2011

Let's see who wins the race between Bada and Symbian in this race of latecomers. This is atrocious handling of Bada by Samsung. I am glad to have an iP4 alongside the abandoned S8500.

4. arcq12

Posts: 733; Member since: Oct 13, 2011

@shikhar you say Symbian is a late comer? were you just born last week or a week before last week? do some homework dude.

5. Goldeneye

Posts: 419; Member since: Jan 22, 2011

If you're not Peter from Sweden, please don't comment, lol

8. MarloThaMartian

Posts: 48; Member since: Dec 27, 2010

We all miss Peter. lol

11. checkmymike

Posts: 220; Member since: Dec 28, 2011

Who's peter?

7. sadaivadai

Posts: 156; Member since: Nov 22, 2011

This approach by Samsung to its own OS will not help them to develop Bada .. Samsung please stop Bada and stop cheating ur customers like me .. - From a user of S8500

10. shikhar

Posts: 28; Member since: Aug 14, 2011

@arcq12, my bad dude. I should have been more precise. I actually meant its a race between bada 2.0 and Symbian belle on who comes later on their earlier respective handsets.

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