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Virgin Mobile's first Android phone (photos)

The Samsung Intercept is Virgin Mobile's first Android phone, and it's a solid choice for the carrier's prepaid customers.

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Virgin's Android first

Virgin Mobile finally has an Android phone in its prepaid lineup, and its name is Samsung Intercept. The Intercept features Android 2.1, a 32GB memory card slot, and a slew of other Android goodies.
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Slide factor

The Intercept slides open to reveal a full QWERTY keyboard to go along with its touch screen.
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Quality QWERTY

The Intercept's QWERTY keyboard struck us for its usability, just as it did when the phone released for Sprint.
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Soft touches

The softer side of Samsung comes out in the comfortable soft-touch finish on the back cover.
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The microSD card slot holds up to 32GB memory. There's also a 3.5-millimeter headset jack to accompany the built-in music player.
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Shutter focus

The 3.2-megapixel camera takes decent enough photos. Although we appreciate the self-portrait mirror, we'd appreciate the option of a flash more.

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