Yesterday, T-Mobile officially launched the new Sidekick for 2008. This new device is already available in select retail stores.
This Sidekick 2008 is created by Sharp and it comes with a 2.6″ WQVGA swivel screen with QWERTY keyboard. It is also equipped with a 2 megapixel camera, with video capture, and a built-in microSD card slot which offers a lot of room expansion. Sidekick 2008 also comes with an improved Bluetooth connectivity, with A2DP support for stereo headsets and file transfer,in order to conect with other Bluetooth devices, and with MyFaves service as well.
Here are some of the most important features and specifications of Sidekick 2008: GSM 850/900/1800/1900MHz band; GPRS/EDGE data; an estimated 5 hours talk time battery life; a main display of 2.6″ WQVGA TFT, 400×240 pixel resolution; a 2 megapixel camera; video with Record and Playback; SMS, MMS and IM messaging; POP3, IMAP and SMTP E-Mail; Bluetooth connectivity; microSD card slot memory; speakerphone, and QWERTY keyboard. It measures 119mm x 58.4mm x 18mm and it weights 137 g.
T-Mobile Sidekick 2008 is already available and the price is set at about $149.99.