Android powered Sharp device is alleged to be the next Sidekick for T-Mobile

Android powered Sharp device is alleged to be the next Sidekick for T-Mobile
Just when we thought that Sharp’s reign of producing Sidekick devices saw an untimely end with the creation of the Samsung manufactured T-Mobile Sidekick 4G, we’re now feeling quite the opposite after an image purported to be the next Sidekick device was leaked.

Sure the details are rather slim at this point, but the rendered image shows a Sharp branded device that’s hinted to be the next Sidekick device bound for T-Mobile’s lineup. Looking meticulously at the image, this Android powered smartphone definitely employs the distinctive characteristics of a Sidekick device, which is evident by its landscape QWERTY keyboard. Moreover, the device is rumored to feature a 3.2” HVGA touchscreen, GSM/WCDMA connectivity, GPS, and Wi-Fi.

If this device is indeed the next Sidekick, it’s surely going to follow one of the best we’ve seen out of the bunch mainly due to the Sidekick 4G's top-notch specs and extremely competitive pricing. Considering that this Sharp branded Sidekick is packing an HVGA display, it’s already missing the mark set by Samsung’s production, but we'll see how it all comes together in the end.

source: Unwired View




Posts: 3131; Member since: Jan 12, 2010

Doesnt really look like a sidekick to me.

2. luis_lopez_351

Posts: 951; Member since: Nov 18, 2010

Yes! Sharp is now going to manufacture U.S. Android devices.

5. bowlski unregistered

in my opinion, the new sidekick is marvelous! i've gotten to play around with it a little and i must say, the design is superb. the screen is crystal clear, plastic, but still a sleek sleek phone. and, the pearl/magenta is just awesome. i'm not too familiar with the android interface but this phone seems easy to use, functionable, and still look good. when i first heard that sidekick was coming out with another phone, i thought it was going to be a joke. but it really just seems to be my next big purchase.

6. Rawrzellers

Posts: 224; Member since: Aug 22, 2010

Sharp = Swivel!

8. baykid415

Posts: 2; Member since: Nov 28, 2009

To Sharp, It's too little too late. your swivel screen may be fantastic but a 3.2 inch screen may be little bit too small and you're only doing this because of samsung's version of the sidekick. Maybe it's time for you to move on and let Samsung use the swivel screen patent and you go do something else like making Tvs

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