T-Mobile Sidekick LX gets a new upgraded 2009 version

17 April, 2009

T-Mobile announced an upgrade of their Sidekick LX from 2007 - it's called... well, Sidekick LX. The 2009 edition has a beefier display, 3G connectivity, GPS chip, 3.2 megapixel camera and updated OS.

The renewed T-Mobile Sidekick LX sports a 3.2-inch WVGA display, a 3.2 megapixel camera with auto-focus and LED flash, microSD expansion slot (1GB card in the box), 3G support and built-in GPS receiver. The handset will also be noticeably thinner than its hefty predecessor, but follows the same design - though now it's also got a bigger battery.

The Sidekick LX has an updated Danger OS, which is now tightly integrated with all popular social networks such as Facebook, MySpace, Twitter and Photobucket.

The Sidekick LX 2009 is expected to hit the shelves on 13 May in T-Mobile USA network as far as we know. The new handset will be priced at 200 US dollars (150 euro) on a contract basis.