Samsung Introduces GALAXY 551 & Wave II
Samsung introduced two new mobiles over the weekend that bring an enhanced smartphone experience to Singapore users – the Samsung GALAXY 551 and the Samsung Wave II.
A new Smart experience with the Samsung GALAXY 551
The slick and chic design of the GALAXY 551 appeals to consumers who enjoy constant communication and want to stay connected with friends in real time. Featuring a hybrid user interface of both touch screen and a QWERTY keyboard, the Android Froyo 2.2 smartphone allows consumers to tap or type for information. Samsung’s new TouchWiz 3.0 UI enhanced with Hybrid Widget and customisable home screen also enables for powerful multitasking to get more done in less time.
With the GALAXY 551’s universal text composer for SNS, calendar, memo and text messages, writing on-the-go has never been easier, and features like Smart scheduler and Enhanced ActiveSync ensure trendy communicators never miss a social or work engagement.
See more, faster with the Samsung Wave II
The Wave II is a successor of the powerful Wave smartphone, boasting a wide 3.7-inch SUPER Clear LCD display for a brighter view and improved outdoor visibility for enjoying games, videos and photos. Only 11.8mm thick, the phone is embedded with an intelligent T9 QuickType feature that provides a faster and easier way to input text.
Running on the latest Samsung’s OS bada 1.2, the Wave II allows for push notifications to help users stay up to date with the latest applications or social news and events. The Wave II also comes with HD recording and playing that supports multiple platforms and allows users to capture life unfolding with crystal-clarity.
Pricing and Availability
The Wave II is available at a recommended retail price of S$598 and the GALAXY 551 is available in Modern Black and Cream White at a recommended retail price of S$468.
Galaxy 551 Specifications
Network: HSDPA 7.2Mbps 900/2100, EDGE/GPRS 850/900/1800/1900
Dimensions: 111 x 55 x 15.2 mm
Display: 3.2-inch WQVGA LCD (C-type)
OS: Android 2.2 (Froyo)
Battery: (Standard) Li-on, 1200mAh
- STD time – up to 370H (3G), up to 520H(2G)
- Talk time – up to 5.6H(3G), up to 9.1H(2G)
Connectivity: BT 2.1, USB 2.0, WiFi 802.11 b/g/n, MicroUSB, 3.5mm Earjack
Camera: 3.2MP AF
Video: MPEG4, H.263, H.264
Wave II Specifications
Network: HSDPA 900/2100, EDGE/GPRS 850/900/1800/1900
Dimensions: 123.9 x 59.8 x 11.8mm, 135g
Display: 3.7-inch WVGA (480x800) 16M SUPER Clear LCD
Processor: 1GHz CPU Speed
Battery: (Standard) Li-ion, 1500 mAh
- Talk time: 2G/up to 13.8H, 3G/up to 6.8H
- Standby: 2G/up to 620H, 3G/ up to 550H
Connectivity: Wi-Fi 802.11b/g/n, BT 3.0, USB v2.0, DLNA
Camera: 5.0 Megapixel AF camera, Flash LED, Face Detection; Smile Shot; Mosaic Shot; Panorama Shot, Image Editor
Video: HD Video Player & Recorder (1280 x 720) @ 30fps, DivX, XviD, MPEG4, H.263, H.264, WMV, Real, MKV, ASF, Video Editor