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T-Mobile Sidekick 4G is officially announced combining classic style with Android

0. phoneArena posted on 14 Mar 2011, 23:01

the longtime carrier of the Sidekick line just officially announced the T-Mobile Sidekick 4G – an Android powered device that takes control of the classic Sidekick style. You knew this one was coming either way...

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posted on 14 Mar 2011, 23:09 1

1. AJ (unregistered)

That is pretty sexy. I would really consider getting a Sidekick if I was T-mobile cuz that is probably one of the best keyboards in the market right now besides HTC Arrive aka HTC 7 Pro.

posted on 14 Mar 2011, 23:26

2. belovedson (Posts: 1052; Member since: 30 Nov 2010)

man i loved the keys on my sidekick. texting and writing emails while talking to peeps was a breeze. wow i miss that phone

posted on 14 Mar 2011, 23:33

3. RORYREVOLUTION (Posts: 3117; Member since: 12 Jan 2010)

Teenagers will go nuts over this for sure.

posted on 14 Mar 2011, 23:34

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

Can't wait for this. Finally a phone that I'm interested in. Gave up my Sidekick LX 2009 because I wanted an android phone. Biggest mistake ever I miss that phone... kinda wish they would give this a swivel screen but we can't have everything I suppose.

posted on 15 Mar 2011, 11:36

11. Schmao (Posts: 365; Member since: 05 Jul 2009)

I think that swivel was patented. While it has a very nice cool factor, it was also pretty fragile.

posted on 15 Mar 2011, 00:14

5. jojo3681 (Posts: 1; Member since: 15 Mar 2011)

ohh, my this phone is amazing, but someone help me which should i pick, android sidekick, g2, nexus s, or suppositly the htc pyramid/doubleshot? help please!!!!!!! thanks

posted on 15 Mar 2011, 00:37

6. scruffle2 (unregistered)

get the galaxy s2

posted on 15 Mar 2011, 09:39

9. remixfa (Posts: 14604; Member since: 19 Dec 2008)

galaxyS2 aor pyramid. Though the sidekick4g could substitute for the pyamid if you need full keyboard.

posted on 15 Mar 2011, 05:13

7. koreampuff (unregistered)

LOL. so i was debating between getting the g2 or waiting for the galaxy s2. the pros for the g2 was the physical keyboard and a watered down price, and the pros for the s2 was the high specs and front facing camera.
the g2 doesn't have a front facing camera, and the s2 doesnt have a physical keyboard and will probably have a hefty price tag.
i heard about the android sidekick in the rumor mill but dismissed the idea because i thought it would be a crappy phone.
i'm starting to reconsider. this just might do it. it's not THAT heavyweight specwise, but
it has a A8 hummingbird, 4g, front camera, and a physical keyboard. plus, the new maker is samsung so.. hopefully the camera will be better than what the old sidekicks used to have?

if it has a microSD memory slot, camera has high mp, and is a touch screen, i'm getting it! fsho. but it's an android so it has to be a touchscreen... right?

posted on 15 Mar 2011, 11:37

12. Schmao (Posts: 365; Member since: 05 Jul 2009)

Yes, it does have a touch screen. Android requires one.

posted on 15 Mar 2011, 06:01

8. markk (unregistered)


This is very nice alternative. Low price and many functions. OR not?

posted on 15 Mar 2011, 10:01

10. luis_lopez_351 (Posts: 951; Member since: 18 Nov 2010)

it's going to be thick D;

posted on 15 Mar 2011, 15:44

13. Boti95 (Posts: 162; Member since: 05 Sep 2010)

Well goodbye swivel screen. Although, the device looks nice. Kudos for Samsung.

posted on 15 Mar 2011, 17:04

14. som (Posts: 768; Member since: 10 Nov 2009)

Samsung all plastic phones looked too cheap like a toy.

posted on 15 Mar 2011, 17:24

15. GhostOs (Posts: 1; Member since: 15 Mar 2011)

I was just about to leave T-Mobile but this may make me stay...My only question is will it also be a wifi hotspot? If so I will no doubt purchase it if not. I will be saying goodbye for Big Red

posted on 15 Mar 2011, 20:36

16. Alex949 (unregistered)

Will be getting the LG Optimus 2X instead.

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