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Great keyboard, Clear phone calls, useful text apps, Satisfying screen “kick”, Inexpensive
Fast 4G Speeds, durable hardware, solid performance, great display, camera lacks a flash, solid multimedia and social media integration.
Stylish design, Great QWERTY keyboard, Fantastic value for the price
Fast performance, Great screen, Excellent keyboard, Good value for the price.
Great keyboard, snappy response, good battery life
Fantastic physical keyboard, Brilliant looking display, Great value for the money, Useful set of messaging features
The T-Mobile Sidekick 4G impresses with the addition of a touch screen and the Android operating system. The handheld also offers enhanced messaging features, great call quality, and a good camera.
Excellent keyboard. Fast Internet. Well-built hardware. Unusual, great-looking UI design.
Superb keyboard, Excellent messaging features.
Outdated Android 2.2 install, Custom user interface doesn't enhance Android, Awkward button, audio jack placement, Anemic camera, Poor 4G speeds, Unnecessary touch pad
A bit on the heavy side, no builtin memory, doesn’t come running Gingerbread, interface and plethora of buttons is a bit confusing to operate.
Smallish screen, Social networking integration is flawed, Slightly slower than Galaxy S handsets
Lacks 850/1900 MHz 3G, Some minor software glitches
Mediocre camera, odd button layout
Cheap plastic exterior, Jittery web browsing navigation, Poor battery life
The user interface won't appeal to everyone. The smartphone can occasionally be sluggish.
Awkwardly placed Power and Volume buttons. Some glitches in the setup app. Strong design flavor not for everyone.
Design is a bit on the heavy and chunky side, Camera is just average.
By Digital Trends on September 14, 2011
All in all, while we like the screen and keyboard, the Sidekick 4G tries too hard to be...
By Chip Chick on June 06, 2011
The Sidekick 4G has come along way from the previous generation Sidekick running the Danger operating system. The device is not quite as simple to use as the original Danger OS, but it’s also a heck of a lot more advanced. There is pretty much...
By BrightHub on May 26, 2011
Overall the T-Mobile Sidekick 4G ranks in as a very high "Average" ranking. If there was a way to rank in between "Average" and "Good" then the Sidekick 4G would slide in that area. While there will be those who do not like the Sidekick line...
By G4tv.com on May 16, 2011
Video Review: The T-Mobile Sidekick 4G returns with its trusty keyboard, Android OS and 3.5" touch screen with thousands of apps at your fingertips. Kevin Pereira and Candace Bailey review the new Sidekick 4G with features like real time updates, a...
By Android Police on May 10, 2011
We all remember the T-Mobile Sidekick. It was the phone to have back before smartphones were a normal, everyday thing. It was the phone that did all the smartphone-y things first. It was built for one main purpose, though; messaging like a demon. It...
By Pocketnow on May 09, 2011
While we were slightly disappointed with the lack of flash and the 3MP camera, overall the T-Mobile Sidekick 4G has been a stellar addition to the Android line-up. The battery life alone made us wistfully look at our daily drivers and ponder why...
By Mobility Site on May 08, 2011
Less than a year ago, T-Mobile seemingly killed the iconic Sidekick brand when it announced that sales of all Sidekick devices would cease on July 2nd, 2010. But here we are in May 2011 with a new Sidekick review for you guys. There’s a lot of new...
By Engadget on April 29, 2011
The growing Android empire has legions of slatephones big and small, and a growing stable of physical QWERTY devices led by the likes of HTC's G2 / Desire Z, Samsung's Epic 4G, and of course the Motorola Droid 2. All of those play at the higher...
By Brighthand on April 25, 2011
Looked at solely on it's own merits, the T-Mobile Sidekick 4G is a very solid device. It's got nice build quality, a great keyboard, fast performance, and an ergonomically comfortable design for messaging. However, it's when you look at the...
By Android Central on April 25, 2011
The T-Mobile Sidekick 4G is a smartphone that since its announcement has intrigued a lot of us. While Sidekicks are usually associated with the younger generation, Samsung has definitely taken that voice and attempted to change it with the customized...
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