The 5MP camera is accompanied by a LED flash for indoor shots, and the camera interface is the standard bada fare with Panorama mode and blink detection, as well as a few effects you can apply to the photos. Shot-to-shot times are 2-3 seconds with the on-screen shutter button, provided that you have turned the default preview feature off.

Photos turned out with accurate colors, but slightly notched-up contrast compared with reality. The camera focuses well and sharpness is decent, plus the phone captures detail commensurate for a 5MP shooter. Indoor pictures came a bit soft under strong light, and under medium lighting the white balance was off, resulting in yellowish cast over the photo. The LED flash did an average job illuminating the scene from about six feet, and didn't cast any weird shadows. Apart from the slight hiccups we mentioned, indoor photos are pretty good.

The Samsung Wave M records 640x480 video with 30fps, which makes for a watchable experience, but can't be compared to HD 720p and 1080p video capture regimes, of course. Other than that, the video is with accurate color representation and enough sharpness.

Samsung Wave M Sample Video:


The Wave M has a decent music player, which supports albums, artists and playlists, but there aren't equalizers or song recognition features. Visually it is polished, employing some transparencies, as well as cool album art carousel in landscape mode, which you can switch to a jog dialer if you get bored by it. There is a 5.1 channel mock surround sound present in headset mode.

The handset only plays MPEG-4 video files up to 640x480, which is a bummer considering DivX/Xvid support comes standard on a lot of Samsung mid- or even low-end handsets. There are also no photo and video editors, not only embedded in the Gallery interface, but also missing as preloaded standalone apps.

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1. medalaster01

Posts: 43; Member since: Nov 22, 2011

who the f**k would care about this s**t!!!...
Wave M
  • Display 3.6" 320 x 480 pixels
  • Camera 5 MP / 0.3 MP VGA front
  • Storage 0.15GB
  • Battery 1350 mAh(6.50h talk time)

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