Virgin Mobile USA Adds Powerhouse Samsung Galaxy S® II 4G

  Virgin Mobile USA Adds Powerhouse Samsung Galaxy S® II 4G

Award-winning Android with Beyond Talk unlimited data and messaging plans that
         start at $35/month are ideal alternative to postpaid offers

Business Wire

WARREN, N.J. -- November 15, 2012

Answering customers’ demands for more high-end Androids and 4G access, Virgin
Mobile USA steps in with its familiar “Higher Calling” promise to deliver the
ultra-thin and award-winning Samsung Galaxy S^® II 4G from Samsung
Telecommunications America (Samsung Mobile), the No. 1 mobile phone provider
in the United States^1. It pairs up for amazing value with Virgin Mobile’s
Beyond Talk unlimited data and messaging plans^2 that start at $35 per month.

SAMSUNG GALAXY S® II 4G on Virgin Mobile USA, Available in White and Titanium
(Photo: Business Wire)

SAMSUNG GALAXY S® II 4G on Virgin Mobile USA, Available in White and Titanium
(Photo: Business Wire)

Available in Titanium and White, Samsung Galaxy S II is available today for
$369.99 at, our Virgin Mobile-branded doors and
participating dealers. Among major national retailers, only RadioShack offers
the Virgin Mobile Samsung Galaxy S II 4G in Titanium.

Samsung Galaxy S II 4G is loaded with a dazzling oversized 4.52-inch Super
AMOLED™ Plus touchscreen, dual cameras and the Samsung Exynos™ processor, one
of the fastest dual-core processors in the industry. Virgin Mobile customers
can snap vibrant photos, record full HD video on the go, and browse the Web at
4G (WiMAX) speeds, where 4G coverage is available, on the smartphone’s
brilliant display. For an additional $15 a month [add-on required] customers
can take advantage of the phone’s mobile hotspot capability and create a
personal Wi-Fi^® network with connections for up to eight devices.

“Samsung Galaxy S II adds tremendous value to Virgin Mobile’s all-smartphone
lineup,” said Mark Lederman, director, Virgin Mobile USA. “Coupled with our
affordable unlimited data & messaging plans starting at just $35 per month,
this is an ideal package for those who think they have to go to postpaid
carriers for the hottest devices and to save money.”

Here’s a quick glance at key features on the Samsung Galaxy S II:

  *4.52-inch full touchscreen – Super AMOLED™ Plus display
  *Android™ 4.0 (Ice Cream Sandwich)
  *Dual-mode 3G/4G
  *Mobile hotspot capability (add-on required)
  *Wi-Fi capable
  *1.2GHz dual-core processor
  *Dual-facing cameras: 8.0MP primary camera/camcorder (to capture HD-quality
    pictures and video clips) and 2.0MP front-facing
  *Bluetooth^® 3.0
  *External memory card supported up to 32GB (microSD not included)
  *Google Play^TM for all the latest apps

The feature-packed Android smartphone operates on Sprint’s 3G and 4G
(WiMAX^TM) networks, bringing 4G speeds to Virgin Mobile customers in 71
markets across the country with average upload speeds of 3-6Mbps and bursts of
more than 10Mbps, as well as access to Sprint’s nationwide 3G network which
reaches more than 278 million people. Samsung Galaxy S II 4G joins Samsung
Galaxy Reverb (available at $199.99) in Virgin Mobile USA’s lineup.

About Virgin Mobile USA

Virgin Mobile USA is “Highest Ranked Customer Service Performance among
Non-Contract Wireless Providers” (Vol. 1 and Vol. 2) by J.D. Power and
Associates^3  and offers millions of customers control, flexibility and
connectivity through Virgin Mobile's Beyond Talk™ No-Contract plans with
unlimited 3G data, and available 4G data speeds, for mobile phone service,
including Android™-powered smartphones and prepaid Broadband2Go high-speed Web
access on the Nationwide Sprint Network. Virgin Mobile Beyond Talk monthly
unlimited data plans, which start at $35, are ideal for those smartphone users
hungry for the most connectivity and the least amount of voice minutes. Virgin
Mobile-branded devices are available at more than 40,000 retail stores,
including Target, Walmart, Best Buy and RadioShack. Top-Up cards are available
at approximately 150,000 locations nationwide.Experience Virgin Mobile on the
Web at Facebook, Twitter, You Tube, and purchase Virgin Mobile USA products at For more news, click here.

About Samsung Telecommunications America

Samsung Telecommunications America, LLC, (Samsung Mobile) a Dallas-based
subsidiary of Samsung Electronics Co., Ltd., researches, develops and markets
wireless handsets, wireless infrastructure and other telecommunications
products throughout North America. For more information, please visit

About Samsung Electronics Co., Ltd.

Samsung Electronics Co., Ltd. is a global leader in semiconductor,
telecommunication, digital media and digital convergence technologies with
2011 consolidated sales of US$143.1 billion. Employing approximately 206,000
people in 197 offices across 72 countries, the company operates two separate
organizations to coordinate its nine independent business units: Digital Media
& Communications, comprising Visual Display, Mobile Communications,
Telecommunication Systems, Digital Appliances, IT Solutions, and Digital
Imaging; and Device Solutions, consisting of Memory, System LSI and LED.
Recognized for its industry-leading performance across a range of economic,
environmental and social criteria, Samsung Electronics was named the world’s
most sustainable technology company in the 2011 Dow Jones Sustainability
Index. For more information, please visit

Samsung, Galaxy, Galaxy S, Exynos and Super AMOLED are trademarks of Samsung
Electronics Co., Ltd. Other company names, product names and marks mentioned
herein are the property of their respective owners and may be trademarks or
registered trademarks. “4G” used in connection with the Samsung Galaxy S II 4G
refers to the fact that the device is capable of operatingon Sprint’s 4G
(WiMAX) network.

^1 Samsung is the No. 1 mobile phone provider in the United States and the No.
1 smartphone provider worldwide according to Strategy Analytics, Q3 2012 U.S.
Market Share Handset Shipment and Global Smartphone Shipment Reports.

^2 All plans include 2.5GB/month of 3G/4G full speed data or 3.5GB/month with
purchase of Mobile Hotspot capable device and plan. ^More ^ information

^3 Virgin Mobile received the highest numerical score among non-contract
wireless providers in the proprietary J.D. Power and Associates 2012 Wireless
Customer Care Non-Contract StudySM – Vol. 1 & Vol. 2. Vol. 2 study based on
responses from 3,026 consumers measuring seven non-contract wireless providers
and measures opinions of consumers who contacted customer care within the past
year. Vol. 1 study based on responses from 2,840 consumers measuring six
non-contract wireless providers and measures opinions of consumers who
contacted customer care within the past year. Proprietary study results are
based on experiences and perceptions of consumers surveyed July-December 2011
[Vol. 1] and January-June 2012 [Vol. 2]. Your experiences may vary. Visit

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Jayne Wallace, 908-660-0400
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Brett White, 214-414-3329
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