T-Mobile Sidekick Kicked Back as Sidekick 4G with Samsung Groupies & Media Hub


T-Mobile announced the come back of the Sidekick with new features and the notorious killer keyboard.  The T-Mobile Sidekick 4G comes with an OS overhaul to Android 2.2 and  some Samsung Galaxy S features.  The Samsung T-Mobile Sidekick 4G has the added kicks of a 3.5-inch touchscreen, social media features and Samsung Media Hub.

The Sidekick 4G runs a 1GHz Cortex A8
Hummingbird processor and has a VGA front-facing camera that will power your
T-Mobile Video Chat conversations by Qik.  It will come in matte black and pearl magenta.

Social media features include preloaded Facebook and Twitter apps and intergrated Google Maps, Gmail and Google Talk.

Samsung Media Hub offers video television shows and movies.  Media Hub charges can be billed directly to the T-Mobile service bill.

The T-Mobile Sidekick 4G has Group Text and Cloud Text.  Group text allows users to create, name, manage and participate in reply-all group text conversations.  Cloud Text allows users to  text with friends or groups across platforms, whether from the their PCs or from their new
Sidekick 4G.

To prevent Sidekicking while driving, it will come prelaoded with DriveSmart that can be programmed to send automated messages to incoming callers and text messages to let contacts know that the user is driving and can't respond.

One of T-Mobile's fastest smartphones running on America's Largest 4G Network, the new Sidekick 4G, is capable of delivering theoretical peak download speeds of up to 21Mbps.  T-Mobile expects the Sidekick 4G to be out later this spring.

Other smartphones that use the
T-Mobile 4G network include the Samsung Galaxy S 4G, T-Mobile myTouch 4G and the T-Mobile G2.  Many of these super fast smartphones appear in our Top Ten Best Android an' Droid Phones Now an' Later, as well as the Top Best Coolest Smartphones So Far in 2011.