Motorola Milestone Review

Posted by Stefan on November 8th, 2009 in Cell Phones | No Comments

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Outside US, Motorola droid is known as Motorola Milestone.

If site traffic and inquiries were any indication, then the new Motorola Milestone is a surefire hit among consumers. On the days leading up to, and after, its launch, interested consumers flooded its site with questions and comments regarding this upcoming device. Even its manufacturers at Motorola has heralded this as going to change the way people look at smartphones from here on out. Is this mere hype and marketing blabber?   Find out more below.

Apparently, Google has been rumored to contribute in the finalization of the design for this all-new Motorola Milestone, which is quite distinctive to say the least. The angular edges, in particular, are what give it a definition in its own. It has drawn a lot of comparison with the RAZR due to the similarity in the theme and overall design.

The Motorola Milestone’s display is its main pride, which is a touchscreen that measures up to 854×480 and up to 3.7 inches. Aside from having a wide screen, it is bright and able to produce crisp images. There are several elements present in combination that makes the LCD quite impressive, such as the screen resolution, pixel density, and the sheer size of the screen that permits you to open Word files with ease.

The touch screen for Motorola Milestone is also equipped with capacitive screen panels, which sadly though lacks multi touch support. This is probably something that Motorola is holding off for the future for now, but you would certainly love the fact that the screen is tough enough to resist scratch and other forms of friction applied against it.

Onto the keyboard, Motorola Milestone noticeable features the QWERTY keyboard design just like that of a PC keyboard. You can easily slide it in and out in one smooth click. To facilitate in the thin body design for this smart phone model, Motorola decided to incorporate a removable battery, which leaves minimal room for the keys on your phone? And due to the limited space, the keys are tightly packed together that would only slightly cripple your typing experience though.

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If you’re a social networking freak though, then you might be slightly disappointed with the fact that the Motorola Milestone lacks the social networking enhancements that were offered for the CLIQ. Thus, you cannot access the homepage of various social networking sites such as Facebook, Twitter, or MySpace. In an effort to design the feature model, the manufacturers defended that they have designed this smart phone with a more business focus. This therefore brings one over to the functionality aspect of this phone and although it impresses as a whole, there are still gaps that need to be filled in.

The power management feature has been greatly improved though, so you can now conveniently shut down individual processes in your phone. On standby, the Motorola Milestone can last for up to 11.25 days and up to 6hours of phone call. Connectivity features include Bluetooth, WiFi, and a microUSB port so you can easily transfer files from one device to another or online with ease. Running with the use of a 600HMz Cortex 48 processor, there is no doubt that this phone performs at a slick and lag-free level. But if you have used any device from Motorola, this has been a standard that they’ve lived up to and hope to continue on with the Motorola Milestone.

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