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Samsung Wave (GT-S8500) All specs

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Samsung Wave

Samsung Wave (GT-S8500)

2.6/10 💬 Comment

Bada phone with 1GHz Single-core median processor provides good performance when performing some functions of the Samsung Wave (GT-S8500)

With one SIM card slot, the Samsung Wave (GT-S8500) allows download up to 3.6 Mbps for internet browsing, but it also depends on the carrier.

Good connectivity of this device includes Bluetooth 3.0 + A2DP, WiFi 802.11 b/g/n [wifi4] (2.4GHz), but it lacks NFC connection.

Device with 118 grams including the battery. The Samsung Wave (GT-S8500) phone is relatively thin with 10.9mm thickness.


⚙️ CPU: Samsung S5PC110 Hummingbird
🤖 Bada 1.0
🔄 Bada 2.0
📱 3.3"
🔳 RAM: 256MB
💽 ROM: 2GB
🔌 WIFI4, BT3.0, FM
📷 (back) 5MP
🤳 (front) 0.3MP
 🔋 1500mAh

📱 Model features

Samsung Wave (GT-S8500)
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ModelWave (GT-S8500)
Other model namesSamsung S8500 Wave I, GT-S8500B
Country or region available(Global, International)
(Global, International)
Release date4/21/2010, Announced: 2/22/2010
Depth10.9 millimeters (0.43 inches)
Size (width x height)56 x 118 millimeters (2.2 x 4.65 in)
Weight118 grams (4.13 ounces)
Build, materialsPlastic body, glass front
Protection against water and othersNot supported

📲 Display

Samsung Wave (GT-S8500)
Display typeSuper AMOLED
Screen size3.3" inches
Screen-to-body ratio~46.9% (screen-to-body ratio)
Display resolution480x800 pixels (5:3)
TouchscreenCapacitive Multitouch
Pixel density (dot pitch)283 PPI
Colors16 million
Scratch-resistant glassGorilla Glass
Refresh rate60Hz
Display featuresNot supported

🤖 Operating System

Samsung Wave (GT-S8500)
System versionBada 1.0
Firmware updateBada 2.0
User InterfaceTouchWiz 3.0

⚙️ Processor

Samsung Wave (GT-S8500)
Chipset32bit: Samsung S5PC110 Hummingbird
CPUSingle-core, 1 processor:
1x 1GHz ARM Cortex A8 (Single-core)
GPU graphical controllerPowerVR SGX540
Performance (benchmark)feature not registered

💽 Memory and storage

Samsung Wave (GT-S8500)
RAM memory256MB LPDDR
Internal storage2GB (390MB available)
Flash (EEPROM)
External storageUntil 32GB microSD, microSDHC
(dedicated slot)

📶 Mobile networks

Samsung Wave (GT-S8500)
Dual-SIMNot supported
SIM card1 slot (Single-SIM)
Standard mini-SIM (2FF)
Maximum Download / Upload3.6/2 Mbps
Network technology2G, 3G
Frequency, bands Expand band details Collapse details
GSM MHz bandQuad-Band 850/900/1800/1900
Primary 2G networkGSM 850/900/1800/1900
Primary 3G networkUMTS 900/2100
Primary 4G networkNot supported
Primary 5G networkNot supported
Primary data networkCSD, GPRS, EDGE, UMTS, HSDPA, HSUPA
Secondary 2G networkNot supported
Secondary 3G networkNot supported
Secondary 4G networkNot supported
Secondary data networkNot supported

📷 Camera

Samsung Wave (GT-S8500)
Back camera (main camera)5 megapixels
Main camera resolution2560x1920 pixels
Video recording (primary)HD (1280x720) 30 fps
FlashLED flash
Focal aperturefeature not registered
Focal lengthfeature not registered
Sensor sizefeature not registered
Pixel sizefeature not registered
Touch focusSupported
Image stabilizationEIS: Digital stabilization
ZoomOnly digital zoom
Face/smile detectionFace detection
BSI sensorNot supported
HDRNot supported
Camera extrasfeature not registered

📸 Front camera

Samsung Wave (GT-S8500)
Front camera (secondary)0.3 megapixels
Front camera resolution640x480 pixels
Video recording (secondary)Not supported
Front flashNot supported
Focal aperturefeature not registered
Focal lengthfeature not registered
Sensor sizefeature not registered
Pixel sizefeature not registered

🔉 Sound and multimedia

Samsung Wave (GT-S8500)
LoudspeakerMono sound (not stereo)
Active noise cancellationNot supported
RadioFM (RDS)
TVNot supported
Video formatsMP4, H.264, H.263, XviD, MKV
Audio formatsMP3, WAV, WMA, eAAC+

🔌 Connectivity

Samsung Wave (GT-S8500)
USBMicroUSB 2.0
Audio output3.5mm jack
TV output3.5mm (same audio output)
Bluetooth3.0 + A2DP
WiFi802.11 b/g/n [wifi4] (2.4GHz)
WiFi hotspot
DLNANot supported
GPSA-GPS, GeoTagging
NFCNot supported
Infrared portNot supported

🧭 Sensors

Samsung Wave (GT-S8500)
Ambient light sensor
Proximity sensor
Vibrating alertSupported

🔋 Battery

Samsung Wave (GT-S8500)
Battery typeLi-Ion: lithium-ion (Removable)
Battery capacity1500 mAh
Charger, wattsWired charging
Inductive / wireless chargingNot supported
Talk time autonomy7 hours
Standby550 hours (22.9 days)

➕ Other features

Samsung Wave (GT-S8500)
Call controlVoice recorder
MessagingSMS (T9), MMS, E-mail, Push mail
Hands-free callingSupported
Video callingSupported
RingtonesPolyphonic and customized
Web browserHTML, XHTML
AntennaInternal antenna
Qwerty physical keyboardNot supported
Miscellaneous• Colors: Ebony Gray
• 1GB microSD
• mDNIe technology
• Samsung Voice & Motion UI
• DNSe
• Java framework

☢️ Radiation rate

Samsung Wave (GT-S8500)
SAR 1.6W/kg (USA, Mexico, etc.)feature not registered
SAR 2W/kg (Europe, UK, etc.)0.99W/kg (head)

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