Samsung Wave II

Announced:
Oct 04, 2010
Market status:
Released
Release date:
Nov 30, 2010

PhoneArena Rating:

7.5
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Samsung Wave II

Announced: Oct 04, 2010
Market status: Released
Release date: Nov 30, 2010

PhoneArena Rating:

7.5
Read Full Review
  • Display 3.7" 480 x 800 pixels
  • Camera 5 MP
  • Processor Samsung Exynos 3, Single core, 1000 MHz
  • Battery 1500 mAh(6.83h 3G talk time)
  • Fingerprint
  • Lightweight
  • Thin
  • LTE
  • Waterproof
  • NFC
  • Dual SIM

Display

Display size:

3.7 inches

Resolution:

480 x 800 pixels

Pixel density:

252 ppi

Technology:

Super Clear LCD

Screen-to-body ratio:

52.67 %

Colors:

16 777 216

Touchscreen:

Capacitive, Multi-touch

Features:

Ambient light sensor, Proximity sensor, Scratch-resistant glass (Corning Gorilla Glass)

Camera

Rear:

Single camera

Main camera:

5 megapixels

Hardware Features:

Autofocus

Flash:

LED

Software Features:

Face detection, Smile detection, Blink detection, Geo tagging, Panorama

Video recording:

1280x720 (HD) (30 fps)

Features:

Video calling

Front:

Yes

Design

Form factor:

Candybar

Dimensions:

4.88 x 2.35 x 0.46 inches (123.9 x 59.8 x 11.8 mm)

Weight:

4.76 oz (135 g)
the average is 6 oz (172 g)

Hardware & Performance

System chip:

Samsung Exynos 3

Processor:

Single core, 1000 MHz, ARM Cortex-A8

GPU:

PowerVR SGX540

Storage expansion:

up to 32 GB

Slot Type:

microSD, microSDHC

Device type:

Smart phone

OS:

bada

Battery

Capacity:

1500 mAh

Type:

User replaceable, Li - Ion

Talk time:

13.83 hours
the average is 22 h (1323 min)

Stand-by time:

25.8 days (620 hours)
the average is 21 days (509 h)

Talk time (3G):

6.83 hours
the average is 23 h (1397 min)

Stand-by time (3G):

22.9 days (550 hours)
the average is 28 days (669 h)

Internet browsing

Browser:

Dolfin 2.0

supports:

HTML

Built-in online services support:

Facebook, Twitter

Cellular

UMTS:

900, 2100 MHz

GSM:

850, 900, 1800, 1900 MHz

Data:

HSDPA 3.6 Mbit/s, UMTS

2G Data:

EDGE

Global Roaming:

Yes

Connectivity

Bluetooth:

3.0

Profiles/ Protocols:

Advanced Audio Distribution (A2DP), Audio/Video Control Transport Protocol (AVCTP), Audio/Video Distribution Transport Protocol (AVDTP), Audio/Visual Remote Control Profile (AVRCP), Basic Printing (BPP), Dial-up networking (DUN), File Transfer (FTP), Generic Access (GAP), Generic Audio/Video Distribution (GAVDP), Handsfree (HFP), Headset (HSP), Logical Link Control and Adaptation Protocol (L2CAP), Object Push (OPP), Phone Book Access (PBAP), Serial Port (SPP), Service Discovery Protocol (SDP), SIM Access (SAP)

Wi-Fi:

802.11 b, g, n

USB:

USB 2.0

Connector:

microUSB

Charging connector:

microUSB

Location:

A-GPS

Other:

Computer sync, OTA sync

Phone features

Sensors:

Accelerometer, Compass

Notifications:

Haptic feedback, Music ringtones (MP3), Polyphonic ringtones, Vibration, Flight mode, Silent mode, Speakerphone

Phonebook:

Unlimited entries, Caller groups, Multiple numbers per contact, Search by both first and last name, Picture ID, Ring ID

Organizer:

Calendar, Alarm, To-Do, Calculator, World clock

Messaging:

SMS, MMS, Predictive text input

E-mail:

IMAP, POP3, SMTP, Microsoft Exchange, Push e-mail

Instant Messaging:

Yes

Games:

Yes

Other features:

Voice recording

Multimedia

Screen mirroring:

TV-out

Music player:

Features:

Music recognition

Supported formats:

MP3

Video playback:

Supported formats:

MPEG4, H.263, H.264, DivX, XviD, WMV

Radio:

FM, RDS, Recording option

Headphones connector:

3.5mm

Regulatory Approval

FCC approval:

Date approved:

Sep 28, 2010

FCC ID value:

A3LGTS8530 link

FCC measured SAR:

Head:

0.41 W/kg

Measured in:

1900 MHz

Body:

0.44 W/kg

Measured in:

1900 MHz

Availability

Officially announced:

Oct 04, 2010
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This device is also known as Samsung S8530

Pros

No Pros

Cons

  • Thick body (0.46 inches)
  • Low pixel density screen (252 ppi)

Description

Samsung Wave II comes to succeed the original Wave with 3.7" Super Clear LCD display and a small face lift. Other features remain the same - 5MP camera with HD video recording, microSDHC card slot, Wi-Fi and 1GHz processor.

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