Whether it be voice, email, IM, or text messaging, stay on top of all your communications with the Samsung Slash from Virgin Mobile, a svelte, stylish slider style phone that's packed with the most popular features. You'll be able to snap still photos on the go with the VGA camera and enjoy handsfree communication via the speakerphone or with an optional Bluetooth headset. With Virgin Mobile, you can choose a pay-as-you-go plan where you pay for just the minutes you use, or select from one of several monthly plans--including an unlimited option. Other features include a web browser, Spanish language menus, personal organizer, and up to 3.5 hours of talk time.
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The slider-style Samsung Slash includes a VGA camera for snapping still photos on the go.
With Virgin Mobile, you can pay only for the calling time you use. You can choose a plan that's based just on minutes (with rates between 5¢ and 10¢ per minute, depending on the amount of minutes you buy). Or, you can choose a monthly plan with no annual contract, including Total Unlimited Calling for $79.99. Pay-as-you-go users can easily Top-Up your Virgin Mobile account right from your phone. First, buy a Top-Up card at one of the thousands of retailers that carry them; or register your debit card, credit card, or PayPal account at the Virgin Mobile USA web site in order to add minutes to your account directly from your phone.
Additionally, you can choose from a variety of mobile messaging plans, which includes text and picture messaging, email, and IM (via AOL and Yahoo!). Virgin Mobile USA's national coverage is powered by the nationwide Sprint PCS network.
Virgin Mobile contributes 5 percent of profits from downloadable content to The RE*Generation, its pro-social initiative to help homeless teens, as well as provides postage-paid return envelopes in every new package for customers to recycle old phones.
Enjoy handsfree communication with the speakerphone and Bluetooth connectivity.
Light and compact, the Samsung Slash weighs in at just 3 ounces for easy pocketability. The face has a 1.9-inch LCD screen with a 128 x 160-pixel resolution and a 65K color depth, and it's complemented by a five-way navigator as well as send/end and soft keys for navigation. It smoothly slides up to reveal a standard alpha-numeric keypad. The internal phone book can store up to 499 contact entries, with up to five phone numbers, two email addresses and one website per individual as well as one picture. The phone can download a maximum of 10 MB of data, and the phone also features a list of the most recent 20 incoming/outgoing/missed calls.
In addition to a speakerphone, the Slash includes Bluetooth connectivity for communication headsets and handsfree car kits. Snap still photos on the go with the VGA camera, which includes a 4x digital zoom.
Games such as Gameloft Jukebox and Superscape Demo come preloaded, while the VirginXL portal provides access to a wide array of Virgin Mobile USA content, including animated and real music ringtones and ringback tones, and Headliner--Virgin Mobile USAs' exclusive mobile music magazine with on-demand access to music-related content like artist news, charts and concert dates.
Other features include:
- Voice-activated dialing
- Any key answer
- Organizer tools: Calendar, alarm, calculator
- Messaging options: SMS text, personal email, instant messaging (additional charges applicable)
- WAP 2.0 web browser
- T9 predictive text entry technology makes it easier for you to enter words and text on handsets
- Vibrator alert, 72-chord polyphonic ringtones
The Samsung Slash weighs 3 ounces and measures 3.8 x 1.8 x 0.7 inches. Its lithium-ion battery is rated at up to 3.5 hours of talk time, and up to 170 hours (7+ days) of standby time. It runs on the 1900 MHz CDMA frequency.