Offering the perfect blend of technology and design, the Samsung Restore for Virgin Mobile allows you to go green without sacrificing the advanced mobile communication features you love. With a hardware casing containing 27 percent post-consumer recycled plastic, an Energy Star Version 2.0 qualified energy efficient charger, and packaging that is 100 percent recyclable, the Restore has many elements that make it sustainable.
But more than just carrying your green cred in your pocket, the Samsung Restore is a feature-rich messaging phone with a side-sliding full QWERTY keyboard and quick access to social networks as well as a mobile multimedia powerhouse. And with the intuitive One Click interface, you can customize the Restore with the things you use most like, including e-mail, TV, music, GPS navigation, and Web with Google Search.
The side-sliding full QWERTY keyboard makes it easy to send messages as well as personal and work e-mail. View larger
In addition to fast 3G speeds from Sprint's high-speed EV-DO network, you'll enjoy GPS navigation capabilities with Google Maps and Virgin Navigation. Stream music 24/7 from past and present Virgin Mobile Festival artists with Virgin Mobile Live. Studio tracks, exclusive Festival performances, and more--it's all free.
You'll be able to access all your personal e-mail as well as work e-mail from corporate servers via the Sprint Mobile Email Work service. Other features include a 2-megapixel camera/camcorder, Bluetooth for hands-free devices and stereo music streaming, microSD memory expansion to 32 GB (a 256 MB starter card is included), speaker-independent voice dialing, and up to 6 hours of talk time.
The Samsung Restore and its packaging are designed with environmentally responsible components:
- The outer casing contains 27 percent post-consumer recycled plastic and the handset as a whole is 84 percent recyclable.
- Restore meets strict RoHS standards and only has low levels of environmentally sensitive materials (PVC, BFRs, Phthalates, Beryllium).
- The device is powered by an Energy Star Version 2.0 qualified energy efficient charger (level V); with standby power loss less than 30mW.
- The packaging is 100 percent recyclable, featuring a cardboard box made from 70 percent post consumer materials and printed with soy ink.
- The paper manual has been replaced with an online user manual, which users can access once the device is available this summer.
The Samsung Restore weighs 4.3 ounces and measures 4.6 x 2.1 x 0.6 inches. Its 1160 mAh lithium-ion battery is rated at up to 6 hours of talk time. It runs on the 800/1900 CDMA/EV-DO Rev. 0 frequencies. What's in the Box
Samsung Restore handset, rechargeable battery, charger, quick start guide.
Virgin Mobile Prepaid Pricing
With Virgin Mobile, you can pay only for the calling time you use. You can choose a monthly Beyond Talk plan with unlimited data and messaging and just the right amount of talk minutes for your needs.
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Virgin Mobile customers have access to the Sprint Nationwide Network, reaching more than 278 million people across the United States (see a map of Virgin Mobile's coverage area).
Featuring a 2MP camera with camcorder
- Fast 3G connectivity thanks to Sprint's EV-DO, Rev 0 network
- GPS using Virgin Navigation for turn by turn directions, and points of interest searches
- 2.66-inch LCD screen (240 x 320 pixels, 262K color depth)
- Slide-out full QWERTY keyboard
- 2-megapixel camera with video capture capabilities
- Bluetooth connectivity (version 2.1) includes profiles for communication headset, hands-free car kits, and the A2DP Bluetooth profile--enabling you to wirelessly stream your music to a pair of compatible Bluetooth stereo headphones or speaker dock.
- Memory expansion via microSD card slot with support for optional cards up to 32 GB.
- Threaded SMS text messaging allows you to see the full conversation for each contact in a chat-like interface. Never send a reply to the wrong person again. Organized conversations make it easy to go back and see the history of any conversation
- Web browser
- Speaker-independent voice dialing enables you to say the name of any entry in your phone book and the number is dialed automatically without using the keypad. This feature is speaker-independent, so there is no need to train the phone to respond to any one person's voice. Receive an audible status report of your phone/s coverage and signal strength
- Organizer tools including calendar, alarms, tasks, and calculator
- Airplane mode allows you to listen to music while the cellular connectivity is turned off
- Hearing Aid Compatible (HAC) with T3 rating
- TTY compatible