Sidekick 3 Officially Unveiled

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Capping months of rumors and speculation, T-Mobile has just officially taken the wraps off the Sidekick 3.

Today’s announcement, though, doesn’t mean this device is immediately available. Current T-Mobile customers will be the first to be able to purchase it  June 28. the Sidekick 3 will be available to the general public at T-Mobile retail stores and online beginning on July 10.

This carrier has not yet announced what this handheld will cost.

New Features

Although the Sidekick 3 has the same general shape as its predecessors, it is 20 percent smaller than the previous models. It also a new trackball for easier one-handed navigation and Bluetooth for wireless headset use.

This is also the first Sidekick to include an MP3 player, removable battery, and miniSD card slot for expandable memory.

This handheld also includes a 1.3 megapixel camera with supplemental LED flash.

Naturally, this device runs on T-Mobile’s GSM/GPRS network, and it has support for that carrier’s EDGE network.

More information on the Sidekick 3 can be found at




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