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Samsung Wave 578

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Manufacturer: Samsung Announced: 13 Feb 2011 Carrier Availability: Orange

Samsung Wave 578 is a mid-range smartphone with NFC capabilities making it suitable for contactless payments. Features include a 3.2-inch WQVGA capacitive touchscreen, 3.2-megapixel camera, HSDPA and WiFi data, GPS, Bluetooth 3.0 and a memory card slot. Samsung's own Bada OS with TouchWIZ UI is running the show.

Samsung Wave 578 Specifications

Display

  • Screen size: 3.2 inch (101.60 mm)
  • Resolution: Other - 240 X 400
  • Type: LCD
  • Touch screen: Multi-touch (Capactive)

Size & Weight

  • Height: 107.9 mm (4.84 inch)
  • Width: 54.9 mm (2.68 inch)
  • Depth: 12.5 mm (0.47 inch)
  • Weight: 100.0 g

Connectivity & Wireless

  • Wi-Fi: Yes (802.11b/g/n)
  • Wi-Fi Encryption: WEP, WPA, WPA2
  • Bluetooth 2.1
    • HSP [headset]
    • HFP [hands-free]
    • A2DP [stereo audio]
    • AVRCP [media control]
    • SDAP [service discovery application]
    • OPP / FTP [file transfer]
    • GAVDP [generic audio/video distribution]
    • PBAP [phone book access]
  • Computer Sync supported: Yes

Camera

  • Resolution: 3.2 megapixels
  • Camera Features:
    • Records video
    • Digital zoom
    • Contact pictures
    • Geo-tagging (location)
  • Secondary Camera: Yes

Other Features

  • Flight Mode: Yes
  • FM tuner: Yes
  • NFC or RFID payment: Yes

Hardware

  • USB: 2.0 [Charging]
  • microUSB

Battery & Power

  • Battery type: Li-ion
  • Talk time: 12 hours
  • Stand by time: 700 hours
  • Capacity: 1200 mAh

Cellular network

  • Network Technology: GSM
  • CDMA Bands: 800, 1900
  • Data tethering: Yes

Location Support

  • GPS (AGPS)

Messaging

  • SMS: Yes
  • MMS: Yes

Input

  • Type: Touchscreen
  • Predictive Text: Yes
  • Navigation Type: D-pad

Media

  • Media Playback: Yes
  • Support Audio: AAC, AAC+, MP3, WMA
  • OTA (Streaming) Video: Streaming / internet
  • Support Video: h.263, MPEG-4 (MP4)
  • Support Image: GIF, JPEG, PNG

Audio and Voice

  • Audio / Headset Jack: Yes
  • Speaker phone: Yes

Personalization

  • Custom Ringtones: Yes
  • Sound profiles: Yes
  • Vibrate mode: Yes
  • Multiple numbers per contact: Yes

Sensors

  • Accelerometer (motion)
  • Proximity

Memory

  • 100 M built-in memory
  • Memory card: SD, microSD, microSDHC

Additional Info

  • Announced At: Feb 13, 2011

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