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Samsung Wave S8500

alaTest has collected and analyzed 2953 reviews of Samsung Wave S8500. The average rating for this product is 4.0/5, compared to an average rating of 4.1/5 for other Cell phones for all reviews. People really like the durability and price. The battery and size are also appreciated. Many are negative about the usability, while there are some mixed opinions about the apps.

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We analyzed user and expert ratings, product age and more factors. Compared to other Cell phones the Samsung Wave S8500 is awarded an overall alaScore™ of 87/100 = Very good quality.

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Consumer review (amazon.co.uk)

Amazon.co.uk review summary for Samsung Wave S8500

 

alaTest has collected and analyzed 76 user reviews of Samsung Wave S8500 from Amazon.co.uk. The average user rating for this product is 4.0/5, compared to an average user rating of 4.1/5 for other Cell phones on Amazon.co.uk.

83% of the reviews on Amazon.co.uk give this product a positive rating.

Jun, 2020

Consumer review (amazon.com)

Amazon.com review summary for Samsung Wave S8500

 

alaTest has collected and analyzed 5 user reviews of Samsung Wave S8500 from Amazon.com. The average user rating for this product is 4.0/5, compared to an average user rating of 3.8/5 for other Cell phones on Amazon.com.

100% of the reviews on Amazon.com give this product a positive rating.

Jun, 2020

Expert review by : Trusted Reviews (trustedreviews.com)

Samsung Wave

 

Samsung's Bada OS makes an impressive debut on this touchscreen smartphone.

Competitive price, Good build quality

OS lacks polish in some areas

Jan, 2012

Expert review by : Chris Hall (pocket-lint.com)

Samsung Wave GT-S8500

 

There is a lot riding on the Samsung Wave. It is the company's flagship handset, designed to show off its new platform Bada. As such this review is a little on the long side, but it is worth digging around and seeing what the Wave has to offer. It is...

Screen is staggeringly good, Bada seems stable, good touch response, great media device, handles HD well

Apps often lack options, lack of big name apps (this might change), some menu and keyboard awkwardness

It is worth remembering that this is a first generation phone on this platform and once it gets the sort of intensive testing that real customers put on it, Samsung will probably better identify and iron out some of the quirks we found. We said at the...

Jun, 2010

Expert review by : Barry de la Rosa (expertreviews.co.uk)

Samsung Wave GT-S8500 review

 

A snappy processor, gorgeous AMOLED screen and great build quality can't make up for the poor widget interface and lack of decent apps

Jul, 2010

EISA Award - Best Product

Expert review by : EISA (eisa.eu)

European Social Media Phone 2010-2011 - Samsung Wave GT-S8500

 

The Samsung Wave capitalises on the current interest in smartphones by providing means and applications for social media environments. The Wave is the first device from Samsung with the Bada operating system in connection with an Apps Store. Behind the...

Jun, 2010

Expert review by : letsgomobile.org (letsgomobile.org)

Samsung Wave incelemesi

 

A rtık günümüzde cep telefonlarının pek çok teknik özelliği standart haline geldiğinden bir adım öteye geçiyoruz ve iyi bir işletim sisteminin önemi kendini gittikçe daha çok ortaya koyuyor. İyi bir işletim sistemi bir taraftan kullanım kolaylığını...

Jun, 2012

Expert review by : Mobile Choice UK (mobilechoiceuk.com)

Samsung Wave S8500 review -

 

Excellent social networking, universal calendar, phonebook that syncs with Facebook, Twitter and more, super-AMOLED touch-screen, and an HD video camera that also takes great pictures

Hardly any apps available for download, temperamental maps feature, user interface is a little unintuitive and restricted

Dec, 2011

Expert review by : paul_smart (gadgetspeak.com)

Samsung Wave S8500

 

This is one of two recently launched phones from Samsung. The other the Galaxy S was launched in a swathe of who's who at a London nightspot. This unit, the Samsung Wave S8500, offers you the chance to do most things from a Smart Phone.

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Sep, 2010

Expert review by : Techworld (techworld.com)

Samsung S8500 Wave review

 

The closest competition that the Samsung Wave has is from Nokia's N97 mini, another touchscreen phone with good multimedia features. However, irrespective of a hardware QWERTY keyboard and a more mature OS with app support to match, I would pick the...

Aug, 2010

Expert review by : Rudolph Muller (mybroadband.co.za)

Samsung Wave GT-S8500 review

 

Samsung is coming to the touchscreen smartphone arena with a bang in releasing the new Samsung Wave, designation GT-S8500, into this rapidly-crowding high-end handset sector.

Aug, 2010

Expert review by : Maxim Antonenko (mobile-review.com)

Samsung Wave (S8500)

 

Secondly, it is a model for the mass market. What is an average phone user's take on smartphones? Such people look for a phone, not a computer of any sort, where you can or at times even have to install additional software (hello Windows Mobile). In...

Aug, 2010

Price comparison for Samsung Wave S8500

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