The T-Mobile Sidekick 4G continues the Sidekick's legacy as an excellent messaging device and also serves as a great entry-level smartphone.
With the design improvements and addition of features such as 3G and GPS, the T-Mobile Sidekick LX 2009 graduates from a simple messaging handheld to a real connected, all-in-one communication device for the younger crowd.
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With the new features, extra level of customization, and affordable price tag, the T-Mobile Sidekick is a good choice for the carrier's younger customers looking for an all-in-one communication device.
The carrier continues its torrid pace of subscriber growth amid stiff competition in the wireless business.
The company also adds Apple Music to its program that lets you stream music without counting against your data plan.
The upgrade brings text messaging nearly on par with the features found in third-party instant messaging apps like WhatsApp and iMessage.
You'll also be able to call Canadian and Mexican numbers from the US at no extra charge. It's the latest in a series of programs as T-Mobile jockeys for better position.
Kyocera's latest Android is dustproof, waterproof and built to take a beating.
But as one hand gives, the other takes away: The 10-gigabyte offering kills off an existing unlimited-data option at the same price.
The company says that it has since made "significant changes and improvements" to its services to ensure a similar outage doesn't happen again.