Just 'cause you're on a budget doesn't mean you can't get a messaging phone, as this Samsung A177 indicates. Made primarily for AT&T's prepaid GoPhone plans, the A177 is decidedly low-end, with only EDGE, probably a VGA camera, and not much else. But if you can only afford to go prepaid and you need a full QWERTY keyboard for texting, the A177 may be right for you. We don't know the pricing and availability just yet, but it'll probably be cheap, and available soon.
(Via Engadget Mobile)