In United State, it seems that this Samsung Wave II did not released as a part of Samsung Series. We couldn’t find any of US Carrier that brought this Wave II to the Market. It seems that this second generation of Samsung Wave (previously, the first Generation of this Wave series known as Samsung Wave GT-S8500. The II indicated of 2nd Generation aka 2G or at least the continuations of Wave), only available outside US regions or American’s continent, especially in Europe and also United Kingdom (UK). As a successor on Wave GT S8530, the Wave II also has Series name by GT-S8530. Thus, we can call this phone as Samsung Wave II GT-S8530.
There are only two difference thing between Wave and Wave II (at least as long as we knew). There are the Dimensions size of these Devices and the Touchscreen material. Of course the dimensions size would causes the Display and the weight of the Phone are to be differ. For Wave II GT-S8530, the Display Touchscreen that manufactured using Super Clear LCD Capacitive Touchscreen and has 3.7 inches Diagonal Diameter, and for Wave I GT S8500 equipped with Super AMOLED Capacitive Touchscreen at 3.3 inched Diameter Display (about 4 inches in difference).
Of course because the Size Diameter is differ, the weight and Dimension body are also differ. Wave II had 135grams in weight, with 123.9 x 59.8 x 11.8 mm in dimension size, on the contrary, Wave I had 118 grams, with 118 x 56 x 10.9 mm in dimension body size. Both of the has 480 x 800 pixels Resolution with 16K colors, furnished with scratch resistant from Gorilla Glass Display, and equipped with Accelerometer, Proximity Sensor (as usual for Auto Orientation Rotate between Landscape or Portrait, and Auto Turn off the screen in “calling mode”), using TouchWiz UI 3.0, supports Smart unlock and Handwriting Recognition plus Multi Touch input method.
Samsung Wave II 2 GT S8530 Manual User Guide Resume
How you can set a new alarm on Samsung Wave II, how you can create the Alarm and set the time to ring out, how to delete it, how to stop or snooze the Alarm? Those are some of questions that you might ask at the first time you handle the Samsung Wave II. To find a proper help and guideline and answers for your questions like the ones above, you can download or read the PDF User Guide / User manual of Wave II GT S8530. Actually the tutorial on using the Alarm Clock can be found at page 109 of the UM PDF.
You can also learn how you can understand your Samsung Wave II by reading the tutorial Keys Parts Layout of the phone, just like the one that we gave you on the figure above. It would help you to know where you can find th Power button, Camera or Volume Keys, the Lock Keys, the Speaker or the Multifunction Jack or Flashbulb as a source of Flash Light for your Camera. Go to page 18 and you can compare that the image tutorial in there is exactly the same likes the one we uploaded above.
Unfortunately there is no specific guideline or instruction how you can perform Hard Reset aka Master Reset aka Factory Reset on the User Manual of this Bada Phone. But it seem that to do that (as we concluded from page 128 that discussed about Master Reset) you can do it by this steps: Menu > Settings > Reset > Master Reset > Do the rest.
On of important tutorial that you should use as a future reference in the case you got problem with your Wave II GT 8530 is the Troubleshooting Chapter (stat on page 130). You can find the solution when you phone suddenly responds so slowly or improperly, your friends cannot hear you voice while you calling him/her, you Wave II is hot to the touch and even if your device got froze (freeze) or had fatal error.
Of course you can also find how you can connect your Phone using Bluetooth (including to pairing it), how to use Wi-Fi Hostpot, learning to use the Document Viewer, Download applications, Change Language and more.
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Samsung Wave II 2 GT S8530 Specifications
Actually, in UK or some region of Europe, the Samsung Wave II only available in Black color (sometime also named as Ebony Gray colors), even some Mobile Phone reviewer (such as Phone arena) only mentioned that Wave II colors has only one option color. Though, in German, this Device available for tree 3 colors body: The Black, The Pink and also The Grey. For the detail looks of these colors body, you can see it from the figure below:
Just like its predecessor, Samsung Wave II runs under Bada Operating System version 1.2 (the newest version of Bada OS). As you might knew, Bada is an OS that been specifically developed by Samsung, although it seem that by adopting Android in most of its Smartphone at this time, and gain a high success, Bada OS seems a little bit abandoned. For the CPU Hardware, still the same with Wave I, it also armored with 1GHz ARM Cortex-A8 Processor with PowerVR SGX540 Graphic Processor and uses Hummingbird Chipset. For the Internal storage, this Handset installed with built-in memory 2GB that divided by 400MB for Media Contents, 600MB for SMS, email and MMS, and for Applications had 1GB). You can also expanded this memory by using external microSD Card up to 32GB.
Samsung Wave II GT-S8530 is dual Phone Camera which attached on the rear side and on the front side of the Phone’s body. For the detail of the location in the body of the phone, you can see the picture of Keys and Part that we uploaded on section “Resume” Tab. The front facing camera can be used as Video Calling (VGA)
In the back panel, the 5 Megapixel Camera attached along with LED Flash and equipped with Auto Focus, 4x Digital Zoom Image Editor, Video Recording up to HD 720p@30fps with Video Light, Smile Detection, Blink Detection, Geo Tagging, Touch Focus, Face Recognition Detector, and also Image Stabilization. Image Stabilizer is a feature that would gave you a clear image on moving object or un-stabilized on handling the Camera Phone. Smile, and Face Detector would guide you to capture photo whenever the object is smiling and guide you to focus it on her/his face.
The Samsung Wave II 2 also capable to be used as Portable Wi-Fi Hotspot access point (router) and for Wi-Fi it uses IEEE 802.11 b/g/n type. Bluetooth version 3.0 with A2DP and microUSB v.20 for high data transfer also available in this gadget. This Device currently works under GSM Technology support GSM Quad Band and HSDPA 900 /2100 Mhz, up to 3.6Mbps for HSDPA and 2 Mbps for HSUPA.
For Audio Music and Video playable formats which been supports by this phone are MP3, WAV, WMA, eAAC+ (for Audio), and MP4, MKV, H.263, H.264, WMV, Xvid, DivX (for Video). It also has FM Radio that supports for RDS and Radio Recording. For the Document Viewer such as to view microsoft word document, microsoft excel and microsoft power point, this Bada Phone installed with Picsel Document Viewer. Digital Natural Sound Engine is the Sound Speaker feature available in this Wave II.
Table of Contents of Samsung Wave II 2 GT-S8530 Manual User Guide English
Games and more,
TV Connections TV Out Mode
Access the settings menu
Display and Light
Date and Time
Menu and Widgets
Samsung Wave II 2 GT S8530 Manual User Guide English German French PDF Download
For anyone who still confused and cannot find the User Guide Instruction how to assembling the phone with its battery, inserting the microSD Card or memory Card, Open and Replace the Back cover casing, you can find the simple help on the image below. Otherwise you can read the User Manual on page 10 to page 14 under “Assembling” Chapter the tutorial and elaboration how to do that properly.
To the point. You can download the PDF Manual below free without any charge or spend you peny. Sorry, there is no Spanish Language version that we could find, so for anyone who look espanol version, might be you need to wait a little longer until we can find and share with you. English, German, Italian, and French are the only Language Version of User Manual of Samsung Wave II GT-S8530 that we could find.