Samsung's Wave II Launching in Korea Soon

Samsung Electronics will release the Wave II smartphone here before the end of this month, it said Sunday.

The new device runs on Samsung's own Bada operating system, while the firm's Galaxy series of smartphones uses Google's Android OS.

Along with the Galaxy S which has sold 10 million units worldwide so far, the Wave has become one of Samsung's flagship smartphones with sales of 5 million handsets last year alone.

The Wave II features a 3.7-inch LCD, 1GHz CPU, and a 5-megapixel camera.

englishnews@chosun.com / Jan. 24, 2011 09:32 KST