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T-Mobile demos Sidekick 4G's social skills on video

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T-Mobile demos Sidekick 4G's social skills on video

The Sidekick was one of the most popular handsets among heavy texters, but after T-Mobile was forced to discontinue the crucial Danger network services, it was practically declared dead. We shouldn't lay blame on the carrier, though, as the service was operated mostly by Microsoft. Luckily, it wasn't long until the recently announced Sidekick 4G gave a second life to the ultimate texting phone, which is now reborn even smarter with Android on board and 4G HSPA+ support. That should make for a smooth transition, right?


The keyboard is one of the two things that makes the Sidekick a Sidekick, but unfortunately the second ingredient for the magic – the swivel screen – is missing on the next-generation of the phone. Nevertheless, its 1GHz Cortex A8 Hummingbird processor coupled with deep social integration will turn some eyes. Want to see it in action? Check out T-Mobile's demo video below and let us know what's your opinion about the new Sidekick 4G!


source: T-Mobile


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posted on 18 Mar 2011, 03:46

1. E.N. (Posts: 2307; Member since: 25 Jan 2009)


killer beats

posted on 18 Mar 2011, 12:54 1

2. Rawrzellers (Posts: 224; Member since: 22 Aug 2010)


I saw this yesterday and the only thing I could focus on was how much of my time he wasted with "uuuuuuuh"

posted on 18 Mar 2011, 19:00 1

3. chinakidoliver.iab (Posts: 75; Member since: 07 Dec 2010)


that guy is in the closet

posted on 20 Mar 2011, 15:23

7. TechDork (Posts: 234; Member since: 10 May 2010)


I was thinking the same thing.

posted on 18 Mar 2011, 23:14

4. koreampuff (unregistered)


NO SWIVEL SCREEN!? WTF?! :(((((((((((((
that just kills the whole uniqueness of sidekick.
If I wanted a slider, I would've just gotten a G2 heck >__>;

posted on 19 Mar 2011, 06:25

5. lilly0x (unregistered)


yayyyyy no swivel!!! that really turned me off with the previous versions. Can't wait to try this out :D

posted on 19 Mar 2011, 13:32

6. ssjassassin (Posts: 108; Member since: 31 Aug 2009)


I can not believe T-Mobile would publish this video that has no polish. This person needs to join a Toastmasters Group.

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