Virgin Mobile has become an increasingly popular mobile carrier with their no-contract plans that offer the ability to own a smartphone for a fraction of the cost of competing carriers (as low as $35/month). The carrier has just announced the addition of the Samsung Galaxy Ring to their compatible smartphone list and are now selling the device for $179.99 on their website.

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Notable specifications for the Samsung Galaxy Ring include:

  • 4″ touchscreen display
  • Android 4.1 Jelly Bean
  • 1.5 GHz quad-core processor
  • 5MP LED Flash camera
  • 720p video capabilities
  • Google Maps turn-by-turn navigation
  • Expandable memory up to 64GB
  • 3G, Wi-Fi, & Bluetooth 4.0

Source: Virgin Mobile