T-Mobile Sidekick

Announced:
Jul 30, 2008
Status:
Released
Release date:
Jul 30, 2008

PhoneArena Rating:

7.0
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Display

Size:

2.6 inches

Resolution:

240 x 400 pixels

Pixel density:

179 PPI

Technology:

TFT

Screen-to-body:

27.59 %

Hardware & Performance

RAM:

0.1GB

ROM:

64 MB

Storage expansion:

microSDHC

OS:

Danger (4.7)

Battery

Capacity:

1030 mAh

Type:

Li - Ion, User replaceable

Camera

Rear:

Single camera

Main camera:

2 megapixels

Video recording:

220x176

Design

Dimensions:

4.70 x 2.30 x 0.70 inches (119 x 58 x 18 mm)

Weight:

4.50 oz (128 g)
the average is 6.2 oz (176 g)

Features:

Full keyboard

Multimedia

Headphones:

3.5mm jack

Connectivity & Features

Bluetooth:

2.0, EDR

USB:

miniUSB

Other:

Computer sync, SyncML

Phone features

Notifications:

Polyphonic ringtones, Vibration, Speakerphone

Other features:

Voice recording, TTY/TDD

US CARRIER AVAILABILITY

Discontinued

Pros

  • Hardware QWERTY keyboard

Cons

  • Lacks Wi-Fi
  • Thick body (0.70 inches)
  • The camera lacks autofocus
  • The camera lacks flash
  • Does not support automatic screen brightness
  • No front-facing camera
  • Lacks GPS

Description

T-Mobile Sidekick has the typical for the series design language but comes with smaller dimensions and respectively screen (2.6” instead of 3”) which nevertheless, is still with WQVGA resolution. Other features include Stereo Bluetooth support, 2-megapixel camera with video recording capability and a microSD slot. The most interesting one though, is the option to use colorful shells, to change the way the device looks.

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