Samsung Wave 578 is a cool Bada operating system based device that offers best features and best technology at an extremely affordable price. It has cool multimedia and connectivity features and a brilliant TFT touch-screen display to display the content. It sports Wi-Fi and 3G support and has an awesome 3.15 mega pixels camera and many more goodies. Think Office document viewer software of this smartphone would let users do tasks at their discretion. One can proof read an essay, make a resume and start an assignment on the phone itself. With predictive input texting, all messaging features on-board such as Push-mail and Instant messenger, it seems like a good messaging phone as well. Samsung Wave 578 smartphone may be launched anytime soon after its announcement in Q1 of 2011. The price details of the phone will also be deciphered then.[ + ] Read Samsung Wave 578 Review
The Samsung Wave 578 smartphone from Samsung runs on their exquisite operating system, the Bada, version 1.1. This software makes the phone capable of enhancing the device speed and makes the best use of available multimedia and connectivity features integrated inside this handset. Samsung Wave 578 has a stylish and large size 3.2-inch high quality TFT touch-screen display that gives a fine 400 x 240 pixels resolution while displaying 256 K colors. The touch display features as accelerometer sensor for UI auto-rotate and proximity sensor for auto turn-off are also included in Samsung Wave 578 which has an awesome TouchWiz UI 3.0 This integrated user-interface is very good and capable of delivering great convenience to its users. The phone merely weighs 99.8 grams while also sporting 107.9 x 54.9 x 12.5 mm physical dimensions. Special features of Wave 578 are predictive text input method (T9 Trace) and document viewer application. Samsung Wave 578 shall be available in single dashing Black color.
Samsung Wave 578 creates a very soothing and rich musical environment for its users and people around with its cool audio and music functionality. There are dual music advantages on this handset in the form of a MP3 and MP4 music players. The permissible audio formats on the phone are MP3/WAV/eAAC+ formats. Inclusion of a stereo FM radio with RDS makes the phone completely an entertainment package for its users. The standard 3.5 mm audio jack and speakerphones also adds to the features list and makes the phone’s music properties unmatched.
This is hugely admirable that Samsung Wave 578 is equipped with an awesome photo snapper which has distinguished features as autofocus, zoom and LED flash. This remarkable camera of 3.15 mega pixels is capable of capturing images in high resolution of 2048 x 1536 pixels. Geo-tagging feature also works on this smartphone and the phone also boasts of clicking pictures in single continuous, panorama and smile shot modes. The video player of the phone can shoot videos in QVGA@20fps and the permissible video formats are MP4, H.263, H.264. Another jewel in its media properties is its secondary VGA camera whose presence would enable video calling on this device. This facility is one of the most desirable one these days and many a buyers would absolutely love having it.
With 100 MB of internal user end memory at disposal for users, the Samsung Wave 578 can be considered as a phone with average memory capacity. But since it also has the support of microSD card of data capacity of 16 GB, its memory can be expanded to great amount.
The standard rechargeable Li-ion battery rated at 1200 mAh is present in Samsung Wave 578 which allows users to talk for as long as 12 hours 30 minutes on 2G and 7 hours on 3G networks. Moreover, a 700 hours and 500 hours of standby time on 2G and 3G networks respectively is also quite appreciable. This proves that this phone has a powerful battery.
To assure some good local data connectivity and sharing abilities, the Samsung Wave 578 smartphone has been bestowed with WiFi 802.11 (b/g/n), Wi Fi hotspot like features. It keeps its users connected on web always and that is proof enough that the connectivity features of this handset are quite amazing. There is a Bluetooth v3.0 with A2DP and the microUSB version 2.0 and these two significant modes can be easily used for data transfer from PC to mobile and vice versa. The phone is also 3G capable and in fact, the data modes available on Samsung Wave are all inclusive and include 3G, GPRS, EDGE and WAP2.0/xHTML/HTML Internet browser. One may download at blazing speeds via 3 G support on the Wave 578 and the 3G capabilities gives HSDPA 3.6 mbps speeds for data downloading. This JAVA supported handset also has an organizer, voice memo, Google Search, Maps, Gmail, YouTube and Google Talk pre-loaded on it. A-GPS receiver and Google Maps are packed in this phone for navigation.
The Samsung Wave 578 supports messaging features viz. SMS (threaded view), MMS and Push Email along with Instant Messaging and social networking services. The phone has the potential to keep its users connected while on the move. Predictive text input feature allows easier and faster texting on Samsung Wave 578. The phone also has features as SNS integration with live updates and NFC (Near Field Communication) support (though optional ).
The 3G support makes downloading and web surfing on Samsung Wave 578 quite pleasurable and that's because it's speedy. The HSDPA (3G) bandwidth on which the phone operates is 900/2100 MHz. It is also supported on GSM (2G) network over quad bandwidth of 850 / 900 / 1800 / 1900 MHz frequency.
There is room for gaming on the Samsung Wave 578 smartphone and games can be chosen and downloaded as per user’s choice. The Samsung Wave 578 facilitates entertainment via gaming alone and has no support for a feature like an e book reader.
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Samsung Wave 578 General
|Global Status||Available. Released 2011, July 26th|
Samsung Wave 578 Standard Battery Features
|Battery||Standard battery, Li-Ion 1200 mAh|
|Talk Time||Up to 7 h (3G)/ Up to 12 h 30 min (2G)|
|StandBy Time||Up to 500 h (3G)/ Up to 700 h (2G)|
Samsung Wave 578 Camera Features
|Mega Pixel||3.2 MP|
|Camera Resolution||2048x1536 pixels|
Samsung Wave 578 Sound Settings
|Ringtones||Vibration, MP3 ringtones|
Samsung Wave 578 Connectivity Options
|2GNetworkBands||GSM 850 / 900 / 1800 / 1900|
|3GNetworkBands||HSDPA 900 / 2100|
|3G Network||HSDPA 3.6 Mbps|
Samsung Wave 578 Additional Features
|Quick Office Document Viewer||1|
|JAVA Type||MIDP 2.0|