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T-Mobile Sidekick 4G
6.5 out of 10

T-Mobile Sidekick 4G

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T-Mobile Sidekick 4G Review

Bright Hub
26 May 2011
  • Summary: The Sidekick brand was officially killed in 2010 and the cloud supporting them was set to expire on May 31, 2011. T-Mobile announced in January of 2011 that a newer Sidekick 4G would be on the horizon and at CTIA 2011 it was shown to the public. Now powered by Android, it seems to have risen back.
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Overall 8
8.0

T-Mobile Sidekick 4G

PC Magazine
21 May 2011
  • Conclusion: The T-Mobile Sidekick 4G is a terrific messaging smartphone with a very strong, unique design viewpoint.
  • Pros: Excellent keyboard. Fast Internet. Well-built hardware. Unusual, great-looking UI design.
  • Cons: Awkwardly placed Power and Volume buttons. Some glitches in the setup app. Strong design flavor not for everyone.
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Overall 8
7.5
Design 7
7.0
Performance 8
8.0
Battery performance 7
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Display 6
6.0
Camera 6
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Software 8
8.0

T-Mobile Sidekick 4G review

theverge.com
20 May 2011
  • Excerpt: You thought Sidekick was dead, did you? That’d be an easy assumption to make since Danger’s servers are being turned off this month — and since it’s the one of the most deeply-integrated cloud deployment for mobile devices ever undertaken, eight years’ worth of Sidekick models will turn into pretty...
  • Pros: Stellar keyboard, UI skin is, against all odds, not annoying, Rock-solid hinge
  • Cons: Thick, Plasticky, Odd control / port placement (not a big deal for old Sidekick users)
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Overall 8
8.0

T-Mobile Sidekick 4G Review

LAPTOP Magazine
20 April 2011
  • Excerpt: Old-school Sidekick devotees and jaded Android users take heed: The Sidekick has been reborn, stronger and more advanced than ever. Outfitted with hardware crafted by Samsung and powered by Android 2.2, the Sidekick 4G for T-Mobile has the most advanced messaging features we've seen in a smart...
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Overall 7
7.0

Sidekick 4G

MobileTechReview.com
18 April 2011
  • Conclusion: If you're an ex-Sidekick user or are simply looking for an Android phone that's great for texting and messaging, the Sidekick 4G by Samsung is easy to recommend. The phone has all the goodness of Android: a capacitive touch screen, multi-tasking, excellent web and email services and a huge selection...
  • Pros: Hardware captures the essense of the Sidekick, software rocks Android.
  • Cons: The usual for Sidekicks; it's large and plasticky.
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