Virgin Mobile USA has just added the Samsung Galaxy Ring to their Android smartphone lineup. The device costs $179 and is available starting today. It’s basically a low end smartphone device with a solid build quality making it a good choice for the average smartphone user. Some of its key features include a 5 MP camera capable of HD recording, a 1.4 GHz processor powerful enough to keep games running smoothly, and it runs on Android Jelly Bean 4.1.
Samsung Galaxy Ring Technical Specifications
- Android 4.1 (Jelly Bean)
- CDMA 3G EVDO Rev A
- 4-inch TFT 480×800 display
- 1.4 GHz single-core (MSM8655) processor
- 1GB of RAM
- 4GB of storage ( expandable using microSD)
- 5MP/1.3MP cameras
- 1750mAh battery
Virgin Mobile is offering the Galaxy Ring on their no contract plans. This is perfect for individuals who value savings. The lowest Beyond Talk plan that could be availed with this device costs only $35 a month. This already comes with 300 minutes and unlimited messaging and data. Next in line is the $45 a month plan which gives consumers 1200 minutes as well as unlimited messaging and data. The highest plan available is the $55 a month plan which gives consumers unlimited minutes, messaging and data. The network is also giving an option to turn the device into a mobile hotspot by just adding $15 on top of the chosen plan.
The target market for the Galaxy Ring is consumers who need to stay connected most of the time. This device can handle emails, instant messaging, social network updating, Internet surfing and a whole lot more. All three plans come with unlimited data so there’s no need to count the bandwidth consumed.
As far as coverage goes, Virgin Mobile is using the Sprint network which allows it to reach more than 278 million people across the country.
If you are looking for an affordable device that you can use for accessing the Internet then you might want to check out this device.