New T-Mobile Sidekick LX touts 3G, GPS, Flash

Technology.am(Apr. 17, 2009) — T-Mobile has launched its Sidekick LX 2009 on Thursday, which it will finally replace, the Sidekick LX 2009 and it offers a slimmed down design and some great new features, including 3G, Flash support, and Twitter integration.

tmobile1The T-Mobile Sidekick LX 2009 is currently the thinnest Sidekick, measuring 5.1 inches wide by 2.3 inches high by 0.6 inch thick and weighing 6 ounces. Despite the slimmer design, it’s four times more durable than previous versions.

The smartphone will come in two colors: carbon or orchid, you can slso create custom shells for the Sidekick LX, much like the T-Mobile Sidekick 2008, and T-Mobile’s even added the option of laser etching the case.

The Sidekick LX 2009 also boasts the largest and sharpest screen to date. Based on Sharp’s Aquos technology, the WVGA display measures 3.2 inches with an 854×480-pixel resolution and swivels open to reveal the full QWERTY keyboard. Other highlights include a 3.5mm headphone jack, a microSD expansion slot (phone ships with a 1GB microSD card), and mood/notification LEDs along the top edge of the screen.

You get 3G support for faster Web browsing. You can view sites like YouTube. You’ll also be able to upload and share videos, even to MySpace, with the built-in 3.2-megapixel camera.

In addition to MySpace Mobile, the Sidekick LX now ships with Facebook and Twitter integration. Like previous versions, you get a dedicated T-mail e-mail address and support for POP3/IMAP accounts, but T-Mobile has also added Exchange ActiveSync support.

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