New FCC Documents Unveil Sidekick 3 Features
Jun 6, 2006, 2:46 PM by (staff)
The rest of the documents including pictures and user manual for the Sidekick 3 (the official name used in the manuals) were released by the FCC today. The manual is not complete but does reveal some new features. There is consistent mention of a "trackball" where the scroll wheel used to be. Additional physical changes include what appears to be a plastic keyboard instead of a rubber coated one, and a removable battery. The camera is confirmed to be 1.3 Megapixel unit and pictures can be stored either internally or on a Mini SD storage card. The storage card can also be used to hold music, as the Sidekick 3 now includes a music player. Few details were revealed about the included Bluetooth other than it can be used to send and receive vCards.
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Not really that impressive
I got SPECS!!!!!!
MINIsd not micro or full size
o/s is pretty much the same from the looks of it just prettier and clear casue the display is an sxvga
tri band and seems to be smaller from the dimensions, but im not sure cause i only know two lol
MSN messanger along with the normal ones
longer battry life than sk2
dont qoute me on this cause typically theres a work around but still no picture messaaging, LOL (danger is funni)
ROCK N ROCKET still comes with the sk!! YAY!
USB is now functional for file transfer bu...
P.S what will be the cost of Sidekick 3 i have heard it will be rather close to $300
Do u guys think this is real?
This link shows a whole line of Sidekicks including SDK4 which is called Sidekick NG. It is talking about a new sidekick which includes music, video, and razr. I think this is fake and can be made by anyone with a computer and the right programs and tools. Stuff like this should be kept top secret. Nowhere on the document does it reconize the company Danger which is the manufactures of Sidekick phones. I want to get some feedback from some of the phonescoop members. Thanks.
The Razr brand and likeness of it is licensed to motorola, so no "razr" sidekick will be out, ever, unless motorola starts manufacturing sidekicks.
Also, Danger does not manufacture the sideki...
when is this coming out?!
Several T-Mobile employees are reporting that their system says July 10th.
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http://www.engadget.com/2006/06/04/sidekick-iii-laun ... »
Dimensions of the Sidekick 3?
still too bulky...
7-10-06 release date ??
Price of S!dek!ck 3
Rich / Eric - Any word on the screen resolution?
Any takers . . .
I feel a little iffy about the hard plastic keys. I loved the rubbery ones.
Better news for me is EDGE support. I can't wait for somebody with one of these in their hands to compare web browsing speed.
I wonder what class of EDGE? That will make a difference as it competes with the EVDO smartphones.
For the record