With the unprecedented growth of Android Operating System, Samsung has become leading Smartphone manufacturer, despite promoting Android, Samsung still believes in BADA OS and that’s why it is still releasing Smartphone’s loaded with BADA OS.
The latest to join the bandwagon is Samsung Wave Y S5380, so today we will have a look at features and specification of Samsung Wave Y S5380.
Samsung Wave Y S5380 is a low end BADA Smartphone, priced same as Samsung galaxy Y S5360, its Android cousin brother, but has some better specification than Samsung Galaxy Y S5360 as Samsung knew they would have to give something better to sell this phone.
So what’s better? Read the article to find out.
Samsung Wave Y S5380 Specification and Review
Processor & OS
Samsung Wave Y S5380 features Bada v2.0 operating system, along with 823 Mhz processor.
Difference with Samsung Galaxy Y S5360: Operating system
Touch screen, Display resolution, size and PPI
Samsung Wave Y S5380 features 3.2″ inch TFT capacitive touch screen with a HVGA (480×320) resolution that gives Samsung Wave Y S5380 pixel density of 180 ppi, much better than Samsung galaxy y
Difference with Samsung Galaxy Y S5360: more screen size, Resolution and PPI
Camera (front and Rear)
Unfortunately Samsung Wave Y S5380 does not features front camera, but it does have 2 MP (Megapixel) Rear camera, but here also the LED flash is missing, but it wouldn’t be fair to expect this missing features from a device of this cost, the videos can be recorded at HVGA resolution @30fps
Difference with Samsung Galaxy Y S5360: Better video recording resolution ,Samsung Galaxy y has QVGA@15fps recording
RAM, Inbuilt Storage and Expandable Memory
Samsung Wave Y S5380 features 150MB Internal memory, 2GB inbox memory card and support for microSD (up to 32GB)
Difference with Samsung Galaxy Y S5360: A little less memory of 10 MB, not a big deal, with BADA it won’t Matter.
Samsung Wave Y S5380 does have an Accelerometer, Digital compass; Proximity sensor but it lacks the ambient light sensor
Difference with Samsung Galaxy Y S5360: No Difference
As for the connectivity the Samsung Wave Y has Wi-Fi 802.11 b/g/n, Wi-Fi Direct, Wi-Fi hotspot Along with 3g HSDPA 900 / 2100 and Bluetooth 3.0. The phone also features 3.5 mm Audio jack and standard microUSB v2.0 USB HS slot for PC connectivity and not to forget it does have A-GPS navigation also
and for the surprise it has NFC (Near field communication).
Difference with Samsung Galaxy Y S5360: No Difference except for NFC which is lacking in Galaxy Y can be deal breaker for Samsung Wave Y
Battery & Others
- Standard battery, Li-Ion 1200 mAh
- Stand-by Up to 570 h
- Talk time Up to 6 h 40 min
Pricing and Availability
Samsung Wave Y S5380 is very decently priced at INR 7140, and is now available at the stores.