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The Wave 3 is a global handset running Samsung's proprietary OS, Bada OS 2. Spec-wise, the Wave 3 is equipped with a 1.4GHz processor, a 4-inch Super AMOLED display, a VGA front camera, and a 5-megapixel cam with 720p video recording capability. It has 4GB of internal storage that can be expanded by up to 32GB via microSD card.


  • Status: Available
  • Availability date: Nov. 28, 2011


  • Alias: S8600

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  • Height: 4.96 inches
  • Width: 2.53 inches
  • Thickness: 0.39 inches
  • Weight: 0.28 pounds
  • Form factor: Slab
  • Color: Black


  • Screen size (diagonal): 4 inches
  • Technology: Super AMOLED
  • Resolution (Y): 800 px
  • Resolution (X): 480 px
  • PPI: 233


  • GSM: Yes
  • GSM frequencies supported: 1900, 1800, 900, 850
  • UMTS / HSPA: Yes
  • UMTS frequencies supported: 900, 2100
  • Max WWAN downlink speed: 14.4 Mbps
  • Max WWAN uplink speed: 5.76 Mbps
  • Wi-Fi: Yes
  • Wi-Fi support: 802.11n, 802.11g, 802.11b
  • GPS: Yes
  • Bluetooth: Yes
  • Bluetooth version: Bluetooth 3.0
  • Media streaming: Other


  • Clock speed: 1.4 GHz


  • RAM size: 512 MB


  • Internal size: 4 GB
  • External: Yes
  • Max external size: 32 GB
  • External type: microSD


  • Resolution: 0.3 megapixels
  • Video resolution: VGA

Front Camera

  • Resolution: 5 megapixels
  • Flash: LED
  • Focus type: Autofocus
  • Video resolution: 720p
  • Video framerate: 30

Rear Camera

  • Operating system: Bada
  • Launch OS version: 2.0
  • Notable apps: ChatON


  • Headphone jack: 3.5mm


Compass (Magnetometer), Proximity, Ambient light, Accelerometer


  • Capacity: 1500 mAh


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