Editors Liked

  • 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

Editors Didn't Like

  • Outdated Android 2.2 install, Custom user interface doesn't enhance Android, Awkward button, audio jack placement, Anemic camera, Poor 4G speeds, Unnecessary touch pad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