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Hands-on with the T-Mobile myTouch 4G Slide

T-Mobile continues to roll out quality Android smartphones and the myTouch 4G Slide has all the internal components of the latest and greatest smartphones with a camera that is advertised as being one of the best in the business.
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By Matthew Miller, Contributor on
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T-Mobile continues to roll out quality Android smartphones and the myTouch 4G Slide has all the internal components of the latest and greatest smartphones with a camera that is advertised as being one of the best in the business.

Check out my full ZDNet Smartphones & Cell Phones blog post for a video walkthrough and more thoughts on the new myTouch 4G Slide.

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The myTouch 4G Slide rests in a formed piece under the heavy duty lid.

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The box contents include the device, SIM card, battery, USB cable, and USB A/C charger along with several pamphlets.

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The bottom buttons on the MT4G Slide are actually physical buttons rather than capacitive buttons.

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The Genius Button is a staple of the myTouch line and is found on the front and on the QWERTY keyboard.

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There is an upper headset speaker and front facing camera found above the display.

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A microUSB port is found on the lower left side for charging up your MT4G Slide.

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The top left has a volume button while the top has a power button and 3.5mm headset jack.

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The back of the MT4G Slide has the 8 megapixel camera and dual LED flash lights.

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As you can see there is a substantial lens on the MT4G Slide.

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On the lower right side you will find a dedicated camera capture button that even lets you launch the camera when the device is in standby mode.

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Here you can see the back of the display when it is slid up to reveal the QWERTY keyboard.

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The QWERTY keyboard is well spaced and quite wide.

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There is a capacitive trackpad for navigating the device that includes an action selector when you press it in.

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The right side of the keyboard shows the dual Alt and Shift keys.

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The left side view shows the alignment and spacing of the keyboard.

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The space bar and alt keys are shown in this view.

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myTouch 4G Slide image gallery 1

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myTouch 4G Slide image gallery 2

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