Virgin Mobile Announces Samsung Slash

In a press release today Virgin Mobile has announced the pending launch of its first handset from Samsung in the Slash slider.

The Slash features a large display, VGA camera, speakerphone, voice dialing, full messaging access, BREW access for games and applications, and Bluetooth access for attaching headsets and hands-free devices.  The phone is expected to be available from Virgin Mobile online and through its many retail partners for $79.99.

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