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Samsung launches Wave 723 – UK’s second bada OS handset

Jonathan Morris
September 1, 2010

Samsung has announced the second bada OS handset to come to the UK, the Samsung Wave 723.The phone has a 3.2-inch TFT display with a folding protective cover, which will be familar to Samsung Tocco owners. It has the latest TouchWiz V3 user interface and Samsung’s Social Hub software to store contacts from email, social networking sites and your phonebook in one central location.

For connectivity, there’s 3G with HSDPA and Wi-Fi 802.11b/g/n. For imaging, there’s a 5-megapixel camera with LED flash and a number of photo features (see specs box below). For apps and games, the phone has direct access to the Samsung Apps store, full of games, e-books, lifestyle and social networking applications.

The Wave 723 will be available in Q4 in the UK, with availability around Europe during September.

Wave 723 Product Specifications

Network – 2.5G (GSM/GPRS/EDGE): 850/900/1800/1900 MHz
– 3G (WCDMA/HSDPA): 900/2100 MHz
Display – 3.2″ WQVGA TFT-LCD Screen
Camera – 5.0 Megapixel camera / LED Flash, AF
– Smile Shot, Panorama Shot, Geo-tagging, Image Editor
Video – QVGA Video playing & recording
– 5.1ch Mobile Theater
– MPEG4, H.263, H.264
Audio -Music Player with SoundAlive, Music Recognition, Music Recommendation,
– 3.5mm Ear Jack, FM Radio/ Recording
Value-added Features – Integrated Messaging ‘Social Hub’
– Samsung Apps (*Availability of Samsung Apps differs by country)
– TouchWiz 3.0 w/Integrated phonebook
– Dolfin Browser 2.0 / Multi-touch Zoom (2 points)
– A-GPS, Navigation(optional), LBS
– SMS/ MMS/ Email/ Video Messaging/Exchange ActiveSync
– Accelerator Sensor
– Offline & No SIM Mode, RSS Reader, Communities & Mobile Widgets
Connectivity – Bluetooth technology v 2.1 (EDR)
– USB v2.0 (High Speed)
– Wi-Fi 802.11 b/g/n
Memory 90MB + microSD (Up to 16GB)
Size 109.5 x 53.9 x 11.8mm
Battery (Standard) Li-Ion, 1,200 mAh

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