Samsung adds Wave II (S8530) to its bada portfolio

Samsung Wave II S8530


Samsung has expanded its bada family, taking the total number of handsets powered by the OS to five. The latest device is known as Wave II (GT-S8530) and brings in some new features like a bigger display and new text input software.

The Wave II now has a 3.7-inch Super-Clear LCD (800×480) as opposed to original Wave’s 3.3-inch Super AMOLED and includes Nuance’s T9 Trace input method. T9 Trace works like Swype but also supports non-QWERTY alphanumeric keypad.

Amongst other features, the phone has a 1GHz CPU, HSDPA, 5MP camera with LED flash and HD video recording, Wi-Fi 802.11n, Bluetooth 3.0, 3.5mm headphone jack, 2GB internal memory, microSD card slot and 1500mAh battery.

It will be available in Germany from next month for 429 euros ($588).

[Via SamsungHub]

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