Online retailer Play.com already allows customers to pre-order the handset. The Samsung Wave S8500 is “due for release” on May 17, and, unlocked, it costs £339.99 – about €380 or $510.
The Wave S8500 is also featured on Amazon Germany’s website, where it’s a bit more expensive (€429) and it’s not yet available for pre-order.
As previously reported, Samsung hopes to sell 10 million Wave S8500 smartphones. But will it do it, especially since the company has just announced the Galaxy S i9000, which has similar features but runs Android?
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