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.

Your money gets you a full 3.5-inch touchscreen interface wearing a new Sidekick UI, preloaded video call support, and of course a physical keyboard with dedicated emoticon and voice control keys, no less. Inside there's Android 2.2 Froyo running on a a 1GHz Cortex A8 Hummingbird processor.

The Sidekick 4G will be priced at $99.99 (with a $50 mail-in rebate) and a two-year agreement including unlimited data, or alternatively $149.99 with a qualifying plan including a limited data package, again for two years. For more on the T-Mobile Sidekick 4G, check out our hands-on coverage including live video.

[via Android Community]