Samsung launches handset on open platform
Cairo, February 22, 2010
Samsung Electronics, a leading mobile phone provider, has launched its Samsung Wave the first mobile handset to be released on Samsung’s new, open mobile platform, Samsung bada.
The Samsung Wave (Model: S8500) offers a super Amoled 3.3-inch display, a social hub to bring you closer to your contacts and connections, and TouchWiz 3.0 for an intuitive and customisable user interface.
Samsung’s bada platform allows mobile users to simply and easily download an abundance of applications from Samsung Apps, an integrated application store accessible from the device and online, said a statement.
The mobile handset also features games, navigation, social networking, e-book, health and lifestyle applications, giving users instant access to a huge choice of mobile experiences.
“The Samsung Wave truly demonstrates our commitment to deliver rich, connected and innovative smartphone experiences to everyone,” said JK Shin, president and head of mobile communications business at Samsung Electronics.
“Samsung Wave sees our platform vision become a reality. For the first time, developers have the freedom to create applications across multiple platforms, for consumption on a huge range of devices. In the Wave, our developer partners can see the ocean of opportunity that is offered by the bada mobile platform and our device technology,” he added.
The full touch mobile will be available globally from April 2010. – TradeArabia News Service