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Samsung WAVE 578 S5780

alaTest has collected and analyzed 53 reviews of Samsung WAVE 578 S5780. The average rating for this product is 3.4/5, compared to an average rating of 3.9/5 for other Cell phones for all reviews. People are impressed by the durability and reliability. The design and usability are also appreciated. Reviews are divided on the battery. Some have doubts about the features.

price, usability, design, reliability, durability


We analyzed user and expert ratings, product age and more factors. Compared to other Cell phones the Samsung WAVE 578 S5780 is awarded an overall alaScore™ of 81/100 = Very good quality.

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alaTest has collected and analyzed 13 user reviews of Samsung WAVE 578 S5780 from The average user rating for this product is 4.2/5, compared to an average user rating of 3.8/5 for other Cell phones on Comments about the usability and reliability are generally positive. The durability and price are also appreciated.

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77% of the reviews on give this product a positive rating.

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Samsung Wave 578 Review


The Samsung Wave 578 is another entry level bada OS phone, with a 3.2” display and 3MP camera. It has just one difference – the Near Field Communication (NFC) chip inside.

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Samsung Wave 578


We can't imagine that anyone has ever woken up in the morning and decided to go out and specifically buy a phone running Bada, but Samsung shifted 5 million Wave handsets last year running the OS.. so they must be doing something right. From a consumer...


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Samsung Wave 578 hands-on


The Samsung Wave 578 was announced as one of the devices that Orange will be offering which packs in NFC. We tracked down the elusive little phone at Mobile World Congress 2011 in Barcelona. In the hand the Samsung Wave 578 is reminiscent of entry- or...

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Samsung Wave 578 hands-on test


The Samsung Wave 578 looks like a solid touchscreen feature phone, but it may be buried under the bargain Android horde.

Should be inexpensive ; Innovative T9 Trace virtual keyboard

Short on features and apps compared to similarly cheap Android phones

In a world flooded with cheap Android handsets, it's hard to get excited about the Samsung Wave 578. It's not as simple to use as a basic feature phone, but it lacks the apps and features of a fully fledged smart phone. We think its success depends on...

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Samsung Wave 578


cant think of any

keep switching off wont turn back on have to remove battery

Product Specifications


Autofocus: No
Built-in Camera:Double Camera
Built-in Flash: No
Video Resolution in Pixel:320 x 240 (QVGA) / 640 x 480 (VGA)


Audio Playback: Yes
GPS Receiver:Built-in
Integrated Radio:FM Radio
Integrated TV Tuner: No
Java: Yes
Push to Talk: No
Realtone: Yes
User Interface for Text:Touchscreen
Video Client: Yes


A2DP: Yes
Bluetooth: Yes
Memory Card Slot: Yes
Multi SIM Card: No
Near Field Communication: Yes
USB: Yes
WiFi Connectivity: Yes
WiFi Data Exchange: Yes

Data Transfer

HSDPA:No / Yes
Technology:GSM/PCN / WCDMA (UMTS)


Display Technology:TFT Display
Number of Display Colours:262.144 / Unknown
Number of Displays:1

General Features

Elderly Friendly Phone: No
Operating System:Bada
Operating System Version:Bada
Operator:EE / Orange
Product Type:Mobile Phone / Smartphone
Way of Buying:Contract / Prepay Pack


E-Mail Functionality: Yes
Instant Messaging: Yes
Push email: Yes