T-Mobile Sidekick 4G

T-Mobile retires Sidekick 4G, brand to continue

T-Mobile retires Sidekick 4G, brand to continue

T-Mobile has confirmed that it will be discontinuing its Sidekick 4G Android smartphone. Perhaps one of the best mid-range handsets, the Sidekick 4G is popular among the value-minded who also appreciate an excellent QWERTY keyboard. It's not clear if T-Mobile is planning another device to replace it, but the carrier has emphasized that the Sidekick brand will continue.

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RadioShack offloading T-Mobile phones with “Back-to-School” sale

RadioShack offloading T-Mobile phones with “Back-to-School” sale

RadioShack has just begun clearing out T-Mobile Android phones under the guise of a "Back-to-School" sale. But we all know that it's really needing to clear out all T-Mobile inventory by September 15, when the floundering carrier will get kicked out to usher in Verizon in its place. So, if you've been wanting to pick up a T-Mobile Sidekick 4G or a G2X, now's the time.

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LG Flip II Android Dual Screen Slider Smartphone for T-Mobile Revealed

LG Flip II Android Dual Screen Slider Smartphone for T-Mobile Revealed

While this isn't the first time we've heard of such a device, this is the most detail we've had in photos. What we've got here is a dual-screen slider smartphone device made by LG, utilizing some form of Android, and carried by T-Mobile. This device will most than likely use its lower smaller touchscreen to hold a drawer of apps along with whatever else developers find themselves developing into the platform. According to a leaked T-Mobile roadmap discovered back in May, this device will be released on the pink carrier by September 14th, 2011.

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T-Mobile G-Slate, G2x and Sidekick 4G arrive in-store

T-Mobile G-Slate, G2x and Sidekick 4G arrive in-store

If you're into Android and have a taste for GSM frequencies, then T-Mobile USA may be the best place for you today. The T-Mobile G-Slate we reviewed earlier this week is finally on sale, priced at $529.99 with a new, two-year agreement, while the T-Mobile Sidekick 4G is also fresh to the carrier's shelves, in black or magenta, priced at $99.99.

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T-Mobile confirms Sidekick 4G and G2x release details

T-Mobile confirms Sidekick 4G and G2x release details

Poor T-Mobile USA. The carrier's big Sidekick 4G availability surprise had already been scooped by RadioShack at the tail-end of last month, leaving it nothing to do today but blurt out a desultory tweet confirming the April 20 release. Still, it brightens up when it comes to the T-Mobile G2x, which is also due on April 20; pricing details after the cut.

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T-Mobile Sidekick 4G release date revealed by RadioShack

T-Mobile Sidekick 4G release date revealed by RadioShack

RadioShack has confirmed the launch date for the T-Mobile Sidekick 4G, taking to Twitter to announce that the Android-based messaging handset will arrive in stores on April 20. T-Mobile had previously confirmed pricing for the Sidekick 4G, but is yet to attach an official release timetable.

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T-Mobile Sidekick 4G gets hands-on treatment [Video]

T-Mobile Sidekick 4G gets hands-on treatment [Video]

T-Mobile's Sidekick 4G is finally official - pricing for the Android-based messaging smartphone crossed the wire this morning - and over at our 'droid-obsessed sibling site Android Community they've been putting the QWERTY handset through its paces. In a suitably huge hands-on preview, the Sidekick 4G gives up its software and hardware secrets.

Video demo after the cut

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T-Mobile Sidekick 4G gets official pricing

T-Mobile Sidekick 4G gets official pricing

T-Mobile's CTIA 2011 smartphone gush continues, with official pricing for the Sidekick 4G. The incoming Android-based messaging phone will be priced at $99.99 (with a $50 mail-in rebate) when it lands later in the year, assuming you're content to sign up to a two-year unlimited data package.

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T-Mobile Sidekick 4G Android Revamp First Look Video

T-Mobile Sidekick 4G Android Revamp First Look Video

Since Microsoft announced it was dropping the Danger servers for Sidekick devices, T-Mobile signed up Samsung to help them develop a revamped version to run on Android. They recently confirmed the device as the Sidekick 4G scheduled to arrive later this Spring. And to spice things up a bit, they unleashed today the very first video showing the device in action.

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T-Mobile Sidekick 4G Announced – Back to Life with Android! [Samsung at Helm]

T-Mobile Sidekick 4G Announced – Back to Life with Android! [Samsung at Helm]

Oh you crafty bunch of re-animators you, Samsung, T-Mobile, and Google with your Android 2.2 Froyo, you've done it! You've given new life to the classic Sidekick and you've made it look… well… the same… but somehow fresh! And now it's got Android on it instead of its own very limited OS. Let's do it! This is the 4G way, with a design rolling around with a 3.5-inch touchscreen, a "pop-tilt" hinge, a five-row QWERTY keyboard in the classic Sidekick nature, and an overall messager-aimed telephone feel. Will it be the new king of mid-range? Perhaps!

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