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Sidekick 3 review

8.1/10 AVG.
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8.1/10
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The Sidekick 3 currently has an Informr score of 8.1 out of 10. This score is based on our evaluation of 192 sources including reviews from users and the web's most trusted critics.


Operating system
Danger
Processor
Unknown
Screen Size
Unknown
Camera
1+ MP



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Sharp released the Sidekick 3 on June 28, 2006.


We've got you covered! Download a free PDF copy of the Sidekick 3 user manual here.


Sharp backs up the Sidekick 3 with a 1 Year parts & labour warranty.


If your Sidekick 3 has problems and is still within its warranty period, you could contact Sharp support or the retailer you purchased the phone from. You'll find Sharp's contact information here. If your phone is off warranty and needs repair for a physical problem such as a broken screen or bad battery, you should visit an authorized service centre or a local phone repair shop. You can also connect with others in The Informr Community Forum to find and share answers to questions.



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Screen Size
Unknown

The Sidekick 3's screen size is Unknown with x pixels resolution.

Processor
Unknown

There is a ARM 9 processor (CPU).

OS

The phone runs on proprietary operating system firmware.

Camera
1+ MP

You can take photos or capture video with the phone's onboard 1+ megapixel camera.

There's no secondary front camera.

Storage
64 MB

Internal memory is 64 MB. An external, MiniSD expansion slot is available for increased storage capacity.

Battery
1500mAh

The phone is powered by a Lithium-Ion (Li-Ion), 1500 mAh battery. Sharp's performance ratings are 3 days standby time.

Sidekick 3 Specs

Overview
Release date June 28, 2006
Regions available USA
Mobile / Cellular Data
Networks
GSM:
850/1800/1900 MHz
Data:
GPRS, EDGE
SIM card size
Yes
Dual SIM No
Operating System No

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Processor ARM 9
Internal Storage 64 MB
RAM 64 MB
ROM No
Hearing Aid Compatible No
TTY/TDD No
Noise Cancellation No
SAR Head: 0.5 W/kg
Body: 1.34 W/kg
Languages No
Manufacturer Warranty 1 Year
Accessories Included AC Charger, Carrying case, Data Cable, Hand Strap, Headset, Manual, Software CD, Standard Battery
Power & battery
Battery Type Lithium-Ion (Li-Ion)
Battery Capacity 1500 mAh
Removable Battery Yes
Wireless Charging No
Fast Charging No
Video Playback Time Unknown
Internet Use (Wi-Fi) Unknown
Internet Use (Celluar) Unknown
Talk Time Unknown
Standby Time Up to: 3 days
Physical Characteristics
Design type Bar
Colors Black, Silver
Dimensions [H x W x D] 13.0 x 5.9 x 2.2 cm (5.1 x 2.3 x 0.9 in)
Weight 184 grams
Water Resistant / Waterproof Unknown
Rugged design No
IP Rating No
Display / Screen
Type Color
Technology LCD (TFT)
Colors 65k
Resolution x pixels
Pixel density Unknown
Size Unknown
Secondary Display No
Graphics Yes
Themes Yes
Backlit Illumination Yes
Zoom / Magnification No
Screen Orientation Lock No
Multi-Touch No
Fingerprint-Resistant Coating No
Additional Display Features Transflective
Input / Navigation
Sleep / Wake Key No
Home Key No
Mute Key No
Input Type QWERTY
Navigation Type D-pad
Predictive Text Entry AutoText
Physical keyboard No
Voicemail Key Yes
Any Key Answer Yes
Voice Commands No
Keypad/Screen Lock No
External Volume Control No
External Media Playback Controls No
Fingerprint Sensor No
Call Management
Wi-Fi Calling No
Voice over LTE (VoLTE) No
Contact List Capacity 2000
Multiple Numbers Per Contact Unknown
Contact Groups No
Auto Answer No
Voice Activated Dialing No
Photo Caller ID Yes
Web / Email / Messaging
Web Browser Yes
Email Client Yes
Email Protocols POP3, IMAP, SMTP
Additional Email Features -
Messaging SMS, EMS, MMS, AIM, MSN
Push-to-talk (PTT) No
Connectivity
USB Yes
USB OTG Support No
Infrared No
Bluetooth Yes
Bluetooth Profiles OPP/FTP, HFP
Bluetooth Audio Codecs SBC
WiFi No
WiFi Encryption -
Mobile Hotspot No
WiMAX No
Memory Expansion Slot Yes
Expansion Slot Info MiniSD
PC Synchronization Yes
TV Out No
DLNA Support No
NFC No
Data Tethering Compatibility No
Java Applications Yes
Brew Applications No
ECML / Digital Wallet No
Camera
Main Camera
Aperture
Unknown
Resolution
1+ megapixels
Multi-camera
No
Zoom
Yes
Flash
Yes (LED)
Additional Rear Camera Info
Night mode, Self-portrait
Video Recording Parameters
Front Camera
Zoom
Unknown
Additional Front Camera Info
No
Video Recording Parameters
Audio / Video
Audio Playback Yes
Audio Formats MP3
Radio No
Video Playback No
Video Playback Formats No
Streaming Video No
External Speakers No
Headset Jack 2.5mm
Custom Ringtones No
Vibration Alert Yes
Downloadable Ringtones Yes
Ringer ID Yes
Haptic Feedback Vibration No
Speakerphone Yes
Apps
To-Do / Task List Yes
Calendar Yes
World Clock No
Alarm Yes
Stop Watch Yes
Timer No
Calculator Yes
Currency Converter Yes
Viewable document types No
Weather No
Stocks No
Maps No
NotePad Yes
Voice Memos / Recorder No
Games Yes
Apps
Included Software / Apps -
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Additional comments Other Names (AKA): Hiptop 3, Sidekick 3 LRG, Sidekick 3 Diane von Furstenburg

The Sidekick 3 is also available in 3 different limited editions. The Dwayne Wade Sidekick, the LRG with a camo paintjob and the Diane von Furstenburg edition which sports a jet black paintjob with kisses around the screen.
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