The updated version of Samsung’s smartphone operating system, Samsung Bada 2.0 is set to release in the coming June in India as per the R&D head at Samsung India. This is said as the second version of Bada operating system that launched at the MWC. It will be first available in India instead of any other countries in the world.
The shares of Samsung smartphone users are on the rise in India and that’s why Samsung has made a decision to debut its Bada 2.0 here. The head of R&D at Samsung Mobile, Dipesh Shah said that presently they acquire 10-15% shares of smartphone segment in India and they aim to cover around 30% shares in this sector of India by 2011 with their release of Bada 2.0 OS. This is the primary reason for the Samsung to select India for launching their new operating system. The Samsung possesses big R&D center near Bangalore that include around 2,000 engineers who work on Bada and its applications.
Dipesh Shah also added in the description of Bada that Bada 2.0 OS will provide improved features and ‘open’ platform which will give effortless, simple and intuitive user interface. Its better flexibility can be utilized in a variety of devices in comparison to other mobile operating systems. This developer-friendly OS will allow the developers to apply a wide range of services without any additional attempts. The Bada 2.0 will come with latest features. It will appear with NFC support as well as redesigned home display set up. It will offer Bada SDK for the users of Mac and Linux. Other characteristics will include UI, HTML 5, flashlite support, WAC Compatibility and SNS Support for 3rd Party Integration.
Features of Samsung Bada 2.0:
- Support for NFC (Near Field Communication)
- UI and SDK support for Linux and Mac
- Third party SNS integration
- Better performing TouchWiz display
- HTML5 support
- Wac compatibility
The former Samsung Wave application and its different variants have been well-liked in India and according to Samsung India, these Bada models have been turning as popular as its Android devices. The Samsung Bada is prepared to battle with available Android and numerous other mobile operating systems in India.
Video of Samsung Bada 2.0 from YouTube: