The Motorola CLIQ has a better camera, includes a 2GB card (compared to the Sidekick's 1GB), voice dialing, touch screen, WiFi support, Android operating system and a longer battery life compared to Sidekick LX 2009.

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Motorola CLIQ versus Sharp Sidekick LX 2009 comparison chart
Edit this comparison chartMotorola CLIQSharp Sidekick LX 2009
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Games Yes Yes
Music Player Supported Formats: MP3, AAC, AAC+, eAAC+, AMR, WAV Supported Formats: WAV, MP3, AAC, WMA
Weight 5.84 oz (166 g) 5.78 oz (164 g)
Calculator Yes No
Operating System Android version 1.5 Proprietary
Hard Drive No No
Live TV No No
Headphone Jack (3.5mm) Yes Yes
Java support No Yes
Physical design Bar with slide-out keyboard from side Internal Antenna Swivel Internal Antenna
Screen Type LCD (Color TFT/TFD) LCD (Color TFT/TFD)
Bluetooth Supported Profiles: HSP, HFP, A2DP, AVRC Supported Profiles: HFP 1.5, OPP, A2DP, AVRC version 2.0+EDR
Picture messaging No Yes
Screen Colors 65,536 (16-bit) 65,536 (16-bit)
Memory card slot microSD (TransFlash) 2 GB card included / supports up to 32 GB microSD (TransFlash) 1 GB card included / supports up to 32 GB
Video Capture CIF resolution Max. Length: available memory QVGA resolution
Push-To-Talk No No
Browser WebKit-based plus RSS reader Yes
GPS supports LBS (photo geo-tagging, TeleNav GPS Navigator) / plus compass supports LBS / also standalone
MMS Yes Yes
Stereo Speakers No No
Estimated Battery Life (Talk time) 6 hours max. (360 minutes) 3 hours max. (180 minutes)
Picture ID Yes Yes (up to 50 contacts)
Ruggedized No No
Auto-complete suggestions for text No (AutoText)
SyncML No No
Estimated Battery Life (Standby) 325 hours max. (13.5 days) 144 hours max. (6 days)
Headset Jack (2.5 mm) No No
Ringer ID Yes Yes
Infrared No No
Languages supported English, Spanish, French, Italian, German English, Spanish
Wi-Fi support Version(s): 802.11 b,g No
Wireless Carrier T-Mobile T-Mobile
Polyphonic Ringtones No Yes
Side buttons volume on left / lock, camera on right Yes
Ringer Profiles No Yes
E-mail client Protocols Supported: POP, IMAP, SMTP GMail, Yahoo!, Mac, AOL, Hotmail optional Exchange support
PictBridge No No
Vibrate mode Yes Yes
External Display No No
Screen size 3.1" diagonal 3.2" diagonal
Touch Screen Primary input method: Finger No
Speakerphone Yes Yes
Camera Resolution: 5+ megapixel auto-focus, white balance, digital zoom, geo-tagging Resolution: 3+ megapixel auto-focus, LED flash
Alarm Yes Yes
Networks GSM 850 / GSM 900 / GSM 1800 / GSM 1900 WCDMA 900 / WCDMA 1700 / WCDMA 2100 GSM 850 / GSM 900 / GSM 1800 / GSM 1900 WCDMA 1700 / WCDMA 2100
To-Do List No Yes
Screen Resolution 320 x 480 pixels 854 x 480 pixels
FM Radio No No
Voice recorder No Yes
Voice dialing Speaker-independent (automatic) No
Streaming Video YouTube Protocol: RTSP
Digital TTY/TDD No No
Supports enlarging text No Yes
Flashlight No No (Top L Button + F)
Calendar Yes Yes
Dimensions 4.49" x 2.28" x 0.63" (114 x 58 x 16 mm) 5.12" x 2.36" x 0.63" (130 x 60 x 16 mm)
Text Messaging (SMS) Yes 2-Way: Yes
Keyboard Layout: QWERTY Layout: QWERTY
Battery Information 1420 mAh LiPolymer 1250 mAh LiIon
USB Version: 2.0 High Speed built-in micro-USB connector Version: 2.0 High Speed
Address Book size shared memory 2000
Instant Messaging Networks Supported: AOL, Windows Live, Yahoo!, Google Talk AOL, Yahoo, MSN & Twitter Apps

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