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Coming Soon: T-Mobile Sidekick
Posted: 21-Sep-2002 [Source: T-Mobile]

[Besides voice capability, the Sidekick from T-Mobile offers web browsing, e-mail including ability to send pictures with optional camera attachment, instant messaging, and 'other stuff.']

Features and benefits of the Sidekick:

Web browser:

It's like getting your desktop to go. Real surfing on virtually all of your favorite sites.

Mobile snapshots:

Embarrass your friends. Flatter your family. Just attach the camera accessory [available as additional purchase], snap a shot and send it via e-mail.

AOL Instant Messenger(tm) (AIM) Service:

Now your Buddy List goes where you go. Whether you're a hack or a poet - you can now chat instantly, anywhere using AIM.


Set up as many as three external e-mail accounts to deliver mail directly to your Sidekick inbox. You can even send and receive e-mail with image attachments.

Full-featured mobile phone:

Chat it up. This tricked-out phone even lets you give your family and friends their own custom ring tones, blinking lights and Caller ID pictures.

Game arcade:

For the fun at heart, blow it all off and play an addictive arcade-style game!

Other stuff:

For the organized, there's organizer. Check your calendar, find a phone number, write a note. Do the "to do". And, synchronize it all wirelessly to your Desktop Interface (personal web page at MyT-Mobile).

Detailed specifications:

-GSM/GPRS Network

-QWERTY Keyboard with dedicated number keys and directional pad

-6 ounces

-11.6cm x 6.5cm x 2.8cm

-Lithium Ion Rechargeable Battery

-High resolution 240 x 160 pixels LCD screen, 16 shades of gray

-16MB RAM, 4MB Flash

-12-Voice MIDI synthesizer

-Keyboard and Screen backlighting

-Accessory Port for hands-free headset and camera accessory


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