Sidekick 4G Phone

 
 
 

 


 
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Sidekick 4G from Samsung


The Sidekick® 4G offers you innovative ways to always be socially connected so you never miss a tidbit of news. You have Group Text, which allows multiple people to text at the same time on one threaded message. Cloud Text is also available, which lets you text over the web using your PC. With your Sidekick 4G, email is always at your fingertips. Social Networking is this phone's specialty, with Facebook® and Twitter™ preloaded. Plus, all your favorite social networking sites are in one convenient location with Feeds and Updates. The front facing camera offers you uninterrupted video chat with friends and family over a 4G network.

Carriers
 USA Service ProvidersInfoUSA Service ProvidersThese carriers offer the device for sale and for use on their network.T-Mobile  
Carrier Networks
 GSM BandsInfoGSM BandsGlobal System for Mobile Communications is a standard for device communication. Depending on the service provider, it uses one or more bands: 850, 900, 1800 and 1900 MHz.850,900,1800,1900 MHz 
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 UTMS BandsInfoUTMS BandsUniversal Mobile Telecommunications System is a mobile communication technology based in part on the GSM/EDGE standards, but much faster. UTMS is also known as WCDMA, and both are considered a 3G service. Depending on the service provider, it uses one or more bands from 700 to 2100 MHz.1700,2100 MHz 
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 HSDPA (download)InfoHSDPA (download)High-Speed Downlink Packet Access offers higher data rates over the UMTS networks, up to 14.4 Mbps. It is considered a 3.5G service.14.4 mbps 
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 HSUPA (upload)InfoHSUPA (upload)High-Speed Uplink Packet Access offers higher data rates over the UMTS networks, up to 23 Mbps, although most devices currently only handle 2-6 Mbps. It is considered a 3.5G service.5.7 mbps 
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 HSPA+InfoHSPA+Evolved High-Speed Packet Access is a speed enhanced version of HSDPA over UMTS networks. It provides data rates of 84 Mbps for downloads and 22 Mbps for uploads, although current networks are operating closer to one quarter of this, which is still very fast.yes  
Connectivity
 WiFiInfoWiFiA localized wireless internet connection standard that operates in the 2.4 GHz band. Most WiFi implementations support the b and g standards (at 11 Mbps and 55 Mbps maximum data rates respectively). The newer n standard offers up to 110 Mbps in some situations, with compatible equipment.802.11 b/g  
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 WiFi Hot SpotInfoWiFi Hot SpotThis feature allows one or more WiFi devices to connect to the internet through the device. It is also sometimes called tethering.yes  
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 BluetoothInfoBluetoothThis is an open-standard used to transfer audio and data over very short distances on the 2.4 GHz band. Version 2.0 and 2.1 include EDR (Enhanced Data Rate) for faster data rates over the version 1 standard. Depending on the implementation and power level it may be designed to operate over distances of 3 feet to 300 feet. Version 2.x uses a data rate of 3 Mbps, and version 3.0 uses 24 Mbps.yes  
Power and Battery
 Battery typeLithium-Ion  
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 Battery capacityInfoBattery capacityWhile mildly interesting, without knowing the current draw (which changes greatly depending on what functions are active) it does not provide any indication of how long the device will run.1500 mAH 
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 Run timeInfoRun timeThis is a very rough estimate by the manufacturer of how long the device functions starting with a full charge. Your milage will vary!6.5 hours 
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 Standby time (max)InfoStandby time (max)This indicates how long the device should function in standby mode without using any functions.450 hours 
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 Charging CableMicro USB to USB cable for charging  
Operating System
 Android version2.2  
Multimedia Formats
 AudioInfoAudioThe audio/music formats that the device supports.AAC, AAC+, MIDI, MP3, MPEG4, WAV, WMA; Audio, eAAC  
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 VideoInfoVideoThe video formats that the device supports, although the frame rate is not normally stated. Older slow devices may not handle the full 30 frames per second (fps) that most formats support.3GPP, H.263, H.264, MPEG4, WMV  
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 HTMLInfoHTMLThis is the list of any special HTML formats, such as HTML5 (a new improved browser format), or support for Adobe's Flash reader.Flash  
Physical
 WeightInfoWeightThis is the weight of the device with a standard battery. It does not include a case cover or other optional attachments.5.7 ounces 
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 Width2.4 inches 
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 Height5.0 inches 
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 Depth0.6 inches 
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 Color OptionsBlack, or Pearl Magenta  
Manufacturer
 Samsung 
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 Release Date20-Apr-2011  
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 Price (no contract)*$ 379.99  
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 Price (2yr contract)*$ 79.99  
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 * Prices change frequently, may have discounts or rebates
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Display
 ScreenInfoScreenThis is the screen size measured diagonally.3.5 inches 
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 Screen resolutionInfoScreen resolutionThis is the number of pixel dots that appear on the screen - horizontal x vertical.480 x 600 pixels 
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 Screen technologyInfoScreen technologyThe type of display, typically LCD (Liquid Crystal Display) or eInk. There are a number of LCD variations, such as TFT (Thin-Film Transistor) or OLED (Organic Light Emitting Diode).Low Reflection TFT LCD  
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 Touch screenyes  
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 Touch screen typeInfoTouch screen typeTypically either Resistive or Capacitive technologies are used. Capacitive is more sensitive than Resistive. Devices so noted also include Multi-touch, where gestures using two fingers are detected.Multi-Touch Capacitive  
Memory
 Internal StorageInfoInternal StorageThis is the flash memory internal to the device. On a few devices, the internal memory can be expanded. Note that the operating system and pre-loaded applications will consume a poriton of this memory.1.0 GB 
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 External TypeMicro SD Card  
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 External Storage (max)32 GB 
Hardware
 ProcessorSamsung Hummingbird  
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 Processor speedInfoProcessor speedThe speed of the processor provides a very rough idea of performance between devices using the same processor type and same number of cores.1 GHz 
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 Processor coresInfoProcessor coresMultiple cores can significantly increase the devices performance when matched to an OS that support multiple cores. Android versions 2.4 & 3.0 and later support multi-cores, while older OS versions will only use a single core.1  
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 USB Version2.0  
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 Keyboard TypePhysical  
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 Audio Jack3.5 mm  
Location
 GPSInfoGPSDevices with Global Positioning System support use a satellite-based navigation system to identify your current position and altitude.yes  
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 AccelerometerInfoAccelerometerAn accelerometer detects device movement and how fast the movement changes.yes  
Camera
 Primary Camera3.0 MegaPixels 
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 FlashInfoFlashUnless otherwise stated, devices with flash have a single LED flash, only suitable for close distances.no  
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 Auto-focusInfoAuto-focusThis allows the device to automatically adjust the focus.yes  
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 Videoyes  
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 Video ResolutionInfoVideo ResolutionThis identifies the the highest quality of video that the primary camera can take.480P (720x480)  
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 Other featuresPanorama, Selftimer,Effects; Smile Shot; Editing Modes; Camcorder; TV-Out; Online Image Uploading  
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 Front Facing Camera1.3 MegaPixels 
Sensors
 ProximityInfoProximityA proximity sensor typically is used to detect if the device is near the ear. The device can then turn off the display to help conserve battery power.yes  
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 Ambient LightInfoAmbient LightThe ambient light sensor increases the display brightness when the ambient light is high, and conversely lowers the brightness in a reduce lighting situation. This improves viewing comfort while helping to conserve battery power.yes  
More Features
 
  • Picture Caller ID