Preview: T-Mobile Sidekick
Jul 29, 2008, 11:00 PM by Eric M. Zeman
T-Mobile has introduced its newest Sidekick. It offers some nice upgrades, and bests previous versions in size. While size matters, so does performance. Does it live up to the Sidekick name? Check out our video preview.
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i would have liked to see clips of the phone playing video
SideKick LX just got SOFTWARE UPDATE!!!!!!
After almost 2 weeks since the Sidekick 2008 is released the LX finally gets the same Software upgrade. You get a few facial enhancements in terms of the images for the icons on the menu screen.
Here are the major enhancements:
You can now enter a chat room on AOL (AIM) instant messenger.
Camera can now record video clips. Even with a memory card it only records 20 second clips. Unlike other cell phones that can record forever depending on how big the size of the Micro SD card is.
You can now send the video clips as well. You can also add video clips to your memory card & watch them. So if you have a TV show or movie saved to your PC you can now copy, paste, save on SD card, and watch ...
i totally want this phone
Dialing a phone number is garbage. You have to slide the screen open and enter the number using the keyboard. (If you've already entered a contact into your address book, you can initiate a call with the phone closed.) Once the call is connected, you can close the phone--and to talk, you'll have to. This additional step isn't a deal-breaker, but itÃ¢â‚¬™s a pain. The sidekick is also bulky and heavy when on a call.
The Slide, supports the EDGE data network. This is not a true high-speed, 3G data network, and it shows: Pages and images can be slow to load.
Software is a true weakness for all Sidekick p...
Lau Pan said:
Garbage is: 🙄 The QWERTY keyboard is a disappointment. The keys are small (even for a smartphone.
The sidekick isnt a smart phone. I'm not going to bother reading the rest.
Lau Pan said:
Garbage is: 🙄 The QWERTY keyboard is a disappointment. The keys are small (even for a smartphone), slippery, and hard to press.
All the new sidekicks(except for the slide) use rubber keys. And I...
I never see anyone use one anymore and I travel more than I like, my 12 year old daughter told me no one in school uses it so who buys it?
Yet, T mobile has a whole row in their inventory???
Maybe there is a big demand for it in "Rooster Poop Ark".
:) way to go sidekick!!
NEW SIDEKICK 2008