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Samsung's Galaxy Reverb is compact, but crafted from plastic (pictures)

The Samsung Galaxy Reverb for Virgin Mobile isn't a looker, but it offers lots of Android with no strings attached.

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Brian Bennett
Brian Bennett is a former senior writer for the home and outdoor section at CNET.
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A compact galaxy

With its 4-inch screen and small size, the Samsung Galaxy Reverb easily fits in the hand.
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A fine 5 megapixel shooter

On back of the Samsung Galaxy Reverb is its 5-megapixel camera and LED flash. The phone's back battery cover is also made from thin plastic but has a nice textured surface.
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A Micro-USB for you

The bottom edge of the Samsung Galaxy Reverb holds its Micro-USB port.
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Volume and storage

The Samsung Galaxy Reverb's left side houses a volume rocker and flap covering a microSD card slot.
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Power and music is tops

Placed on the Samsung Galaxy Reverb's top edge are the phone's power button and 3.5mm headphone jack.
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Extra memory under the flap

Here's a closer look at the Samsung Galaxy Reverb's microSD card slot. While it doesn't come with a card, the slot accepts capacities of up to 64GB.
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Plenty of widgets

Running Android 4.0 Ice Cream Sandwich, the Samsung Galaxy Reverb offers lots of widgets to choose from.
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This camera is pretty sweet

Even though it has only a 5-megapixel resolution, the Samsung Galaxy Reverb is packed with features and shooting modes.

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