Will they bring back the Sidekick?

Will they bring back the Sidekick?

T-Mobile (NASDAQ: TMUS) today announced it’s bringing back its most beloved and iconic device — the Sidekick! And it’s even better than you remember!

How much did Sidekicks cost?

2002, T-Mobile released the Hiptop under a rebranded name—the Sidekick. Danger and T-Mobile introduced the phone at $199 after rebate, with unlimited data usage at $39.99 a month.

When did the Sidekick LX come out?

October 2007
The T-Mobile Sidekick LX first debuted in October 2007, but we were slightly disappointed by its lackluster feature set. Fortunately, a software update was released in June 2008 that brought video capabilities and stereo Bluetooth support, among other things.

What happened to the Sidekick?

There is no official word on the death of the Sidekick from Microsoft or Tmobile, but it certainly looks bleak for the iconic device. This week, Microsoft announced that they had lost all Sidekick user data including pictures, contacts, calendars and other information from the Danger’s servers.

Can you still use a Sidekick in 2020?

If you wish, you can still use the Sidekick for calls and text messaging. T-Mobile will begin sending out letters to current Sidekick owners tomorrow to alert them to the change and provide information about transferring data and transitioning to a new device.

Do Sidekick phones still work?

While the T-Mobile Sidekick 4G is being retired, it doesn’t mean we are discontinuing the T-Mobile Sidekick line. If you don’t mind a single-core 1GHz processor and a smallish 3.5-inch screen, you can actually still pick up the Sidekick at T-Mobile’s website for the time being. It’s $329.99, or free on contract.

Do sidekicks still work?

T-Mobile Sidekick owners: it’s time to shop around for a new device. If you wish, you can still use the Sidekick for calls and text messaging.

Who owns Sidekick phones?

The Hiptop II, 3, Sidekick iD, Sidekick 2008 and Sidekick LX (2009) are all manufactured by Sharp Corporation in Japan and designed, respectively, by Danger and then Danger in partnership with Sharp.

Who made Sidekick LX?

Sharp
Manufactured by Sharp, the T-Mobile Sidekick LX 2009 keeps the same overall look as the rest of the Sidekick family but holds the title of being the thinnest Sidekick to date. The handheld measures 5.1 inches wide by 2.4 inches high by 0.6 inch thick and weighs 5.7 ounces, but don’t equate slim for flimsy.

Who owns Sidekick?

Danger, Inc.
The Danger Hiptop, also re-branded as the T-Mobile Sidekick, Mobiflip and Sharp Jump is a GPRS/EDGE/UMTS smartphone that was produced by Danger, Inc. from 2002 to 2010. The Hiptop software was designed by Danger, Inc., which was located in Palo Alto, California and purchased by Microsoft for $500 million in 2008.

Is sidekick a smartphone?

The Danger Hiptop, also re-branded as the T-Mobile Sidekick, Mobiflip and Sharp Jump is a GPRS/EDGE/UMTS smartphone that was produced by Danger, Inc. from 2002 to 2010. The Hiptop/Sidekick became incredibly popular in the U.S. and has been considered to be iconic in the mobile devices market.

What’s another word for Sidekick?

In this page you can discover 29 synonyms, antonyms, idiomatic expressions, and related words for sidekick, like: assistant, amigo, companion, partner, friend, deputy, intimate, comrade, mate, henchman and pal.