Review: Sidekick 3
Jun 19, 2006, 11:12 PM by Eric Lin
In Depth review of the sleek new Sidekick 3 for T-Mobile, with Video Tour and side-by-side comparison with Sidekick II.
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For years the Sidekick (or Hiptop for users not on T-Mobile) has been the it phone of the socialites from rich Hollywood stars to the local high school basketball star. The Sidekick put always-on push email, web browsing, instant messaging and yes, clunky voice calling in the hands of people who needed to be connected but didn't have corporate needs or corporate budgets.
The Sidekick 3 offers all of the same functionality and ease of use that the first two models are known for, only now Danger and T-Mobile have packed it in a sleeker, faster package. The handset is finally small enough to fit comfortably in a pocket or be held in the hand during a call. With the addition of Bluetooth, it's no longer necessary to even hold the Sidekick during a call.
The Sidekick has also been updated with a 1.3 Megapixel camera and music player. Between these updates and the upgrade to faster EDGE data, the Sidekick 3 is now on-par with most other mid-range handsets it competes against. If you prefer texting, email and IM over phone calls the Sidekick 3 is still one of the best choices for people who don't run a Blackberry server. But now it's a good phone for people who want all that and talk on the phone too.
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Ebay and SK3
can u use an unlocked sidekick 3 with nextel?
Can you make your own ringtones for the SK3?
They have songs i heard in 1997 with new tags next to them, Lol..
But yeh, I really do hope where allowed to make our own this time!!
I made all of my own ringtones for my Hiptop2. I can't imagine that the next model would be any different in this regard. You're limited to...
google images on sk3
try menu+shift+right shoulder on any screen and you can email the picture to yourself and if you have picture transfer you can have a new wallpaper without having to connect to a computer. but remember to rename it, it wil...
Frames on web pages?
Is SunCom ging to get the SK3?
IM on the sidekick
or convince me NOT to buy it?
is it really worth $400
how is the service?
do you get charged....... * please help ?
Question about the 'real interent web browser'
Huge, Crappy Screen & Expensive!
If you want the features of this phone plus alot better screen and more feartures your far better off buying a PDA phone like the Q, Treo, XV6700, Samsung I730 Etc.
What where they thinking???????
Battery Life, is anyone else noticing this?
sidekick voice and data plans
is there email or not?
JUST TO MAKE THINGS CLEAR!!
skII keypad in the SKIII
Does anyone know how many sk3's that each individual t mobile store will be recieving at first
i can't find any stores around here with the sk3
does anyone actually have the sk3 yet???