Samsung Galaxy Reverb

We've already gone hands-on with the Samsung Galaxy Reverb but it met a little bit of a delay somewhere along line. No matter though, Virgin Mobile has now started taking pre-orders for the device and are fully set to roll it out on on Sept. 19 for $250. 

A quick reminder of the specs so that you know what you're getting for your money shows us Android 4.0, a 4-inch WVGA display, a 5 MP camera, 4 GB of internal storage, and a 1.4 Ghz single-core processor. Needless to say, it's not on the high end but it's quite budget friendly. Other specs include a 1700 mAh battery, 4GB ROM and 768MB RAM and a SD card slot. You can check out the full press release below for the full details or pre-order on the Virgin Mobile site

Source: Virgin Mobile

The Samsung Galaxy Family Expands into Virgin Territory as Samsung Galaxy Reverb Launches on Virgin Mobile USA

New Galaxy Smartphone is Available for Pre-Order Today with Virgin Mobile’s Beyond Talk Unlimited Data & Messaging Plans Starting at $35 per Month

WARREN, N.J. & DALLAS--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Finally! Samsung Galaxy Reverb™, the first Samsung Galaxy offered on Virgin Mobile USA, is available for pre-order today in preparation for its official online arrival on Sept. 19 for $249.99. Following its online debut, Galaxy Reverb will then roll out to thousands of Virgin Mobile retailers nationwide, including the new Virgin Mobile-branded stores recently launched in Chicago.

Pre-ordering for this feature-packed Android™-powered smartphone is available at Virgin Mobile USA’s website for tech-savvy consumers who want unlimited data at a great price. Virgin Mobile’s Beyond Talk™ plans pair perfectly with Galaxy Reverb and offer unlimited data and messaging,1 with prices starting at just $35 per month.

“We keep adding awesome new services and devices to our lineup,” said Mark Lederman, director-Virgin Mobile USA, “and with our commitment to customers to deliver products with ‘A Higher Calling,’ this new Samsung device is no exception. Samsung has always been a strong partner for Virgin Mobile; Intercept was the first Android we made available on our Beyond Talk plans, in 2010. Getting a Galaxy device now truly rounds out our offering.”

Samsung Telecommunications America (Samsung Mobile) is the No. 1 mobile phone provider in the United States.2 Its award-winning portfolio of Galaxy devices is designed to provide users with a premium Android experience. Galaxy Reverb earns its Galaxy name through its large 4-inch WVGA screen, 5.0MP camera with LED flash and video capture, 1.3MP front-facing camera, and Android 4.0, Ice Cream Sandwich. The 1.4GHz processor supports Bluetooth® 4.0, Wi-Fi, GPS support and 768MB RAM internal memory. Running on Sprint’s Nationwide 3G Network, Galaxy Reverb comes with GooglePlay™, for access to all the latest apps. Galaxy Reverb also uses a button arrangement that more closely resembles Samsung Galaxy S III with menu, home and back keys, and capacitive touch buttons.

Additional Samsung Galaxy Reverb specifications:

  • EVDO Rev A data network
  • 4GB ROM and 768MB RAM
  • Wi-Fi 802.11 b/g/n
  • 3.5mm audio jack
  • 1700 mAh removable battery
  • Talk/standby time: 7.52 hours/168.82 hours
  • Size: 122.40mm x 64.20mm x 11.40mm
  • Weight: 128.7g
  • microSD card slot with expandable memory of up to 64GB
  • GPS/aGPS support

Samsung, Galaxy and Reverb are trademarks of Samsung Electronics Co., Ltd. Other company names, product names and marks mentioned herein are the property of their respective owners and may be trademarks or registered trademarks.

About Virgin Mobile USA

Virgin Mobile USA is “Highest Ranked Customer Service Performance among Non-Contract Wireless Providers” (Vol. 1 and Vol. 2) by J.D. Power and Associates3 and offers millions of customers control, flexibility and connectivity through Virgin Mobile's Beyond Talk™ No-Contract plans with unlimited 3G and 4G data for mobile phone service, including Android™-powered smartphones and prepaid Broadband2Go high-speed Web access on the Nationwide Sprint Network. Virgin Mobile Beyond Talk monthly unlimited data plans, which start at $35, are ideal for those smartphone users hungry for the most connectivity and the least amount of voice minutes. Virgin Mobile-branded devices are available at more than 40,000 retail stores, including Target, Walmart, Best Buy and RadioShack. Top-Up cards are available at approximately 150,000 locations nationwide. Experience Virgin Mobile on the Web at Facebook, Twitter, You Tube, and purchase Virgin Mobile USA products at www.virginmobileusa.com. For more news, click here.

About Samsung Telecommunications America

Samsung Telecommunications America, LLC, (Samsung Mobile) a Dallas-based subsidiary of Samsung Electronics Co., Ltd., researches, develops and markets wireless handsets, wireless infrastructure and other telecommunications products throughout North America. For more information, please visit www.samsung.com.

About Samsung Electronics Co., Ltd.

Samsung Electronics Co., Ltd. is a global leader in semiconductor, telecommunication, digital media and digital convergence technologies with 2011 consolidated sales of US$143.1 billion. Employing approximately 206,000 people in 197 offices across 72 countries, the company operates two separate organizations to coordinate its nine independent business units: Digital Media & Communications, comprising Visual Display, Mobile Communications, Telecommunication Systems, Digital Appliances, IT Solutions, and Digital Imaging; and Device Solutions, consisting of Memory, System LSI and LED. Recognized for its industry-leading performance across a range of economic, environmental and social criteria, Samsung Electronics was named the world’s most sustainable technology company in the 2011 Dow Jones Sustainability Index. For more information, please visit www.samsung.com.

1 Including 2.5GB per month of full-speed data

2 Samsung is the No. 1 mobile phone provider in the United States and the No. 1 smartphone provider worldwide, according to Strategy Analytics, Q2 2012 U.S. Market Share Handset Shipment and Global Smartphone Shipment Reports.

3 Virgin Mobile received the highest numerical score among non-contract wireless providers in the proprietary J.D. Power and Associates 2012 Wireless Customer Care Non-Contract StudySM – Vol. 1 & Vol. 2. Vol. 2 study based on responses from 3,026 consumers measuring seven non-contract wireless providers and measures opinions of consumers who contacted customer care within the past year. Vol. 1 study based on responses from 2,840 consumers measuring six non-contract wireless providers and measures opinions of consumers who contacted customer care within the past year. Proprietary study results are based on experiences and perceptions of consumers surveyed July-December 2011 [Vol. 1] and January-June 2012 [Vol. 2]. Your experiences may vary. Visit jdpower.com.

 
There are 6 comments

joshua.worth says:

And not quite budget friendly would've been more appropriate just my two cents though

judasmachine says:

$250 to buy an android phone outright is budget. I am loving how even the low end is now out-speccing my favorite phone to date the Droid X. Granted the DX had a bigger screen and a great camera. In fact, this little guy is actually pretty well adorned. And budget friendly for the features, and VM's cheapo rates on their plans.

npco543 says:

I keep reading that as Galaxy Referb, not Reverb.

Touchpaddle says:

let me be blunt here... what kind of idiots buy this phone
instead of the Samsung Galaxy SII offered by T-Mobile & Walmart?

dchawk81 says:

People who use Virgin USA. Virgin USA is not GSM.

webbie2 says:

single-core processor? really, What the point Samsung.