Virgin Mobile's Samsung M575 comes to Best Buy

Best Buy has the exclusive sales rights on Virgin Mobile's budget QWERTY slider phone from Samsung, a variant on the Samsung Restore.

Samsung M575
Samsung

Another budget phone for Virgin Mobile has entered the arena: the slide-out Samsung M575.

We've seen it before as Virgin Mobile's Samsung Restore. This no-contract QWERTY slider has a 2.4-inch LCD screen, a 2-megapixel camera and camcorder, and threaded text messaging and e-mail.

It also has a browser, Bluetooth support, a music player, and a microSD card slot that can hold up to 32GB external storage.

The 3G-capable M575 sells for $79.99, starting today, with text-and-talk plans that begin at $30 per month.

About the author

Jessica Dolcourt reviews smartphones and cell phones, covers handset news, and pens the monthly column Smartphones Unlocked. A senior editor, she started at CNET in 2006 and spent four years reviewing mobile and desktop software before taking on devices.

 

Join the discussion

Conversation powered by Livefyre

Show Comments Hide Comments
Latest Galleries from CNET
Tech industry's high-flying 2014
Uber's tumultuous ups and downs in 2014 (pictures)
The best and worst quotes of 2014 (pictures)
A roomy range from LG (pictures)
This plain GE range has all of the essentials (pictures)
Sony's 'Interview' heard 'round the world (pictures)