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Short Take: Virgin Mobile, Samsung launch MP3 cell phone

Virgin Mobile and Samsung have released what they call the world's first mobile phone with a built-in MP3 player. The SGH-M100, which costs $515, has 32MB of data storage and can hold up to eight songs. It also features a calendar, to-do list and wireless headphones. The phone is currently available in Europe, South Africa and parts of Asia, according to Samsung's Web site.

Virgin Mobile and Samsung have released what they call the world's first mobile phone with a built-in MP3 player. The SGH-M100, which costs $515, has 32MB of data storage and can hold up to eight songs. It also features a calendar, to-do list and wireless headphones. The phone is currently available in Europe, South Africa and parts of Asia, according to Samsung's Web site.