The Motorola Milestone provides android functionality as well as style

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The Motorola Milestone is one of the most technologically advanced mobile phones available within the market. The handset makes use of an ARM Cortex A8 600 MHz processor as well as the Android operating system to provide a unit that performs excellently. The handsets size of 115 mm x 60 mm wide and being 13 mm thick means the unit is both compact and comfortable to use, considering its weight of 165 g.

The handset provides a variety of connection options including internet access, which is available at speeds of up to 10.2 Mbps due to the HSDPA connection. In addition Wi Fi provides access by utilising hotspots. Other forms of connectivity included within the package, include GPRS and EDGE, both of which are class 12 in addition to blue tooth and microUSB connections. The phone comes with an internal memory of 133 MB whilst also including an 8 GB SD card. For further memory expansion the built-in microSD card slot can be used to improve memory storage capacity up to 32 GB.

The Motorola Milestone comes with a colourful 3.7 inch TFT touch screen which displays 16 million colours. Navigation is provided by virtue of the multi-touch input method, which is both effective and responsive whilst the inclusion of both proximity and accelerometer sensors automates certain tasks within the handset. One of the key elements of this particular unit is the full QWERTY keyboard which simply slides out from behind the main screen and offers a user friendly means of text and data input. For further navigation around the functionality the inclusion of a five way navigation key provides easy access.

The phone comes with a 5.0 megapixel camera that includes autofocus as its primary means of ensuring quality. In addition geo-tagging and a dual LED flash are also included within the package. The alternative of video is available with this handset with recording at D1 quality and at 24 frames per second.

Entertainment comprises of an MP4/MP3 media player which supports the majority of video and audio file formats including MP3, MP4, AAC+ as well as WMV9 formats. The handset also comes with a useful document viewer, photo viewer/editor as well as a voice memo feature and organiser. Satellite navigation is provided by the GPS function which comes with A-GPS support and includes Motonav Software.

The Moto Milestone is impressively functional and advanced in every way. Its style is more reminiscent of an internet tablet in many ways, which may be due to the consumers predilection with social media. The unit is both effective and stylish in equal measure.

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