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Virgin Mobile Arc

Virgin Mobile Arc
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Samsung Slash (Virgin Mobile)

Samsung Slash (Virgin Mobile)
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Price $28 at 1 store $266 to $329 at 2 stores $280 at 1 store $4 at 1 store
CNET editors' rating
3.5 stars Very good
    Overall score: 7.0 (3.5 stars)
3.0 stars Good
    Overall score: 6.7 (3.0 stars)
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Average user rating 3.5 stars out of 17 reviews 3.0 stars out of 15 reviews 0 stars No reviews, write one! 0 stars No reviews, write one! 0 stars No reviews, write one!
Release date July 22, 2008 May 21, 2008 June 21, 2012 July 01, 2011 July 11, 2011
The Bottom Line If you want an attractive yet affordable basic camera phone, the Virgin Mobile Arc is one of the better options in Virgin Mobile's lineup. The Samsung Slash is a decent entry-level phone with a few extra features that put it just above a basic handset.

Basic specs

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Cellular technology Info unavailable CDMA2000 1X
Info unavailable WCDMA (UMTS) / GSM
WCDMA (UMTS) / GSM
Weight 0.2 lbs
3 oz
4.7 oz
4.8 oz
4.3 oz
Service & support details type 1 year limited warranty
Info unavailable Info unavailable Info unavailable Info unavailable
Talk time Up to 210 min
Up to 210 min
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Wireless Interface Bluetooth
Bluetooth
Info unavailable IEEE 802.11b/g
Bluetooth 2.1 EDR
Bluetooth 2.1
Service Provider Virgin Mobile
Virgin Mobile
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Unlocked
Unlocked
Band / mode Info unavailable CDMA2000 1X 1900/800
Info unavailable WCDMA (UMTS) / GSM 850/900/1800/1900
GSM 850/900/1800/1900 (Quadband) / 3G 900/1700/2100 (Tri-band)
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