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T-Mobile Confirms Sidekick 4G Release Date

Man, can’t you just remember the days when the T-Mobile Sidekick was the hottest thing this side of the western world? Teenagers everywhere flocked to T-Mobile wherever they could in order to get their hands on the newest model; only to somehow destroy the hinge and get a replacement.

Well guess what, sidekick fans? T-Mobile is back in action with the Sidekick 4G! They have announced via Twitter that you will in fact be able to purchase your Sidekick 4G April 20th, but made no immediate mention of vendors (although Radioshack seems to have jumped the gun). This delightful re-vamp of the ‘Kick is going for a brave $99 dollars on contract, so expect sales to be somewhat promising.

You have probably seen Elijah’s hands-on with the Android 2.2 device, and from what he said, it looks like it might one again become the ruler of slide out qwerty keyboard fad phones. I mean, there aren’t that many left anyway, right? You can be sure the front facing camera and 1GHz processor will make up for any qualms you might have had in the past, and with Samsung behind this one, you know the GPU might be slightly beefed up from your usual sidekick experience.

Be sure to do a search for Sidekick 4G up top for more information and leave comments about how you think the Samsung Sidekick 4G will perform on the market!


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  1. I love the Sidekick! It is one of the coolest looking phones ever! Now that they are using Android on it, that just makes it so much better! I used to have a Sidekick, but when a certain operating system lost all of my information… I had to get another phone. So I went to a MyTouch. Now I like the OS but I don’t like the phone! So this is the perfect phone to go to. I know the first app that I am going to download once I get my phone will be the DISH Remote Access app. This app lets me stream live TV from my 922 SlingLoaded receiver to my TV anywhere that I can get a signal. As a customer and employee of DISH Network, I have been using the app and receiver for a ling time and I can say that it is going to fit perfectly for the Sidekick 4G. I cannot wait until this phone comes out!

  2. i’ve always been a kick head!!!!! i can’t wait for this one!!!! im getting it the day it drops!!! thank you tmobile! now can you come out with the torch!!

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