Samsung announced Monday the addition of the Samsung Contour to MetroPCS’ lineup of affordable feature phones. While the Contour is short on bells and whistles, it will certainly be a great option for customers who make value a priority. MetroPCS offers contract-free unlimited plans for as low at $40 per month including taxes. Samsung’s Contour compliments the carrier’s affordable monthly plans nicely, featuring a clamshell form factor, a VGA camera, a basic Web browser and 3G connectivity. The Samsung Contour is available immediately online and in MetroPCS stores for $49. Hit the jump for the full press release.

Samsung Contour™ (SCH-r250) Available at MetroPCS
Colorful, slim clamshell design with access to mobile E-mail and Bluetooth® capabilities

The Samsung Contour™ (SCH-r250) features a colorful, slim, clamshell design that comes in bright red and is equipped with an integrated  VGA camera, convenient internet access through MetroWEB® and offers messaging options such as text messaging (SMS) and multiple messaging (MMS). The Contour comes equipped with Bluetooth® Wireless technology, making it ideal for hands-free calling and staying connected while on the go. Contour users can stay organized with the Iron Carousel feature, which offers access to one-touch messaging, one-touch calendar and one-touch speakerphone technology. Users can personalize their Contour with a variety of applications including access to unlimited e-mail, downloadable ringtones, wallpapers, games and other applications.


•VGA Camera
•Colorful, Slim Clamshell Design
•Easy-to-Use Interface
•Icon Carousel, Featuring – One Touch Messaging, One Touch Calendar and One Touch Speakerphone
•Bluetooth® Wireless Technology
•Metro Applications, Including – MetroWEB® Internet Access, Metro 411 Directory Assistance, MetroBACKUP, mail@metro® Unlimited E-mail and MyMetro Account Manager
•Text Messaging (SMS), Multimedia Messaging (MMS)
•Voice Commands


•CDMA 800MhMHz/PCS 1900 MHz, AWS Band 1700/2100 MHz
•Dimensions:  1.7”L x .54”W x 4.2”H
•Weight:  3.04 ounces
•Main Display Type(s) & Resolution: 2.0” QQVGA TFT   Sub Display :1.07” CSTN
•Talk Time: Up to 3.3 hours* and Standby: 200 hours*
•Memory (FLASH/RAM): 1G + 512


Zach Epstein has worked in and around ICT for more than a decade, first in marketing and business development with two private telcos, then as a writer and editor covering business news, consumer electronics and telecommunications. Zach’s work has been quoted by countless top news publications. He was also recently named one of the world's top-10 “power mobile influencers” by Forbes, as well as one of Inc. Magazine's top-30 Internet of Things experts.