The Motorola Milestone offers a wide array of functionality within an android phone

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The Motorola Milestone is a compact unit at 115 mm x 60 mm wide and at 13 mm thick is surprisingly slim line. The handset provides a veritable feast of functionality as well as the benefit of a full QWERTY keyboard, all combined with android operating system reliability.

The handsets 3.7 inch TFT touch screen is an effective portal to display imagery due to the fact that it displays 16 million colours and their variants within its 480 x 854 pixel screen size. The touch screen utilises the multi-touch input method as its primary means of navigation as well as including both accelerometer and proximity sensors to automate a variety of tasks. The inclusion of a full QWERTY keyboard provides a simplistic yet effective means of data entry. For additional navigation options, the Motorola Milestone provides a useful five way navigation key.

The handsets internet access is at a blistering 10.2 Mbps provided by virtue of the included HSDPA connection. Wi Fi is also included as an additional means of access, which utilises the numerous hotspots available throughout the country. Additional connectivity is provided by virtue of the class 12 versions of GPRS and EDGE whilst the microUSB and blue tooth connections provide file sharing and synchronisation options. The handsets 133 MB of internal memory is sufficient for most needs however an 8 GB SD card is also included with most packages. The integrated microSD card slot can be utilised to increase memory capacity further, up to 32 GB.

The MP4/MP3 media player offers entertainment on the move and provides the means to play a wide variety of file formats including MP3, MP4, AAC+ and WMV9. The handset also includes a document viewer, to review a wide array of files whilst the photo viewer/editor provides the means to edit imagery whilst on the move. A voice memo and organiser are also included within the package. The GPS function which includes A-GPS support and Motonav Software provides effective satellite navigation.

The phones 5.0 megapixel camera comes with autofocus and also includes geo-tagging. For illumination, the handset provides a dual LED flash. Video capture is at D1 quality and at 24 frames per second.

The Moto Milestone utilises an ARM Cortex A8 600 MHz processor in addition to the Android operating system which within this particular handset is version 2. It is a comprehensive handset that utilises many advanced technological features and functions to provide a handset that is both simple to use and effective.

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