Virgin's payLo Intros Samsung Entro and Montage
Virgin Mobile's low-cost arm, payLo, today announced two new handsets from Samsung. The Entro is a basic flip phone and the Montage is a sideways slider with QWERTY keyboard.
- Entro: This feature phone includes a 1.77-inch internal display and a color external display, speakerphone, text messaging, web access, GPS, wireless alerts, and a 3.5mm headset jack. It costs $14.99 and is available starting today.
- Montage: This sideways slider includes a 2 megapixel camera with video record, Bluetooth, threaded messaging and email, media player, voicemail, caller ID, and support for microSD cards up to 32GB. The Samsung Montage costs $49.99 and will become available later this month.
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Samsung Montage Headed to Sprint as the Array
Samsung today revealed that a version of the payLo Montage will be sold by Sprint. Sprint hasn't said when it will begin sales of the Array nor how much it will cost, but Sprint's pre-paid payLo service is selling the device later this month for $49.99.
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Samsung Array / Montage
2.4" display 240 x 320 pixels
QSC6155 processor 0.125 GB RAM
1,000 mAh battery
Memory Card Slot, Hardware Text Keyboard, Headphone Jack (3.5mm)