Motorola MILESTONE™: Europe’s First Android™ 2.0 Powered Phone
Latest Android powered device is the world’s thinnest, QWERTY slider with 3.7” multi-touch & pinch display
Nov. 02, 2009
BASINGSTOKE, United Kingdom – November 02, 2009 –– Motorola, Inc. (NYSE: MOT), today announced MILESTONE™, the first Android 2.0 powered phone in Europe.
Designed to deliver Android without compromise, Motorola MILESTONE is a blend of form and function that offers the thinnest QWERTY slider on the market (13.7mm) and a hi-resolution, multi-touch and pinch display with twice the pixels of the leading competitor.
For users who want the ultimate smart phone experience, MILESTONE offers the ability to use multiple applications at the same time, effortless multi-touch pinch and zoom browsing, and cinematic navigation through music, videos and maps of the world.
Features include an enriched Web experience, enhanced navigation features and access to thousands of apps and widgets from Android Market™. A suite of Google™ applications including Google Maps™ with Latitude™, Google Mail™ and YouTube™ are also integrated onto the device.
“MILESTONE is a smart phone without compromise, delivering a wiser, richer web and messaging experience. This is possible through the combination of Motorola’s expertise in design and a truly differentiated Android experience,” said Ralf Gerbershagen, vice president and general manager of Motorola Western Europe.
“In MILESTONE, form and function align to offer a clearer, more brilliant widescreen for enjoyable pinch and zoom Web browsing, the thinnest slider keyboard for messaging and push email that syncs both work and personal accounts, and a range of entertainment features including DVD quality video playback.”
Key features include:
• World’s thinnest QWERTY slider at just 13.7mm
• 3.7” widescreen display with 854 pixel width and more than 400,000 total pixels (more than twice the leading competitor)
• Pinch & zoom and double tap features
• 5 megapixel camera with dual-LED flash
• Motorola Media Link and Motorola Phone Portal to manage and share media content across desktop, phone and the Web
• Stereo Bluetooth®
• 3.5mm headset jack
• CrystalTalk™ Plus for superior talk quality
Additional features and apps include:
• Full suite of the Google applications: Google Maps with Latitude, Google Talk™, Google Mail, YouTube
• Unified Google and Microsoft Office Contacts
• Navigation: GPS, MOTONAV * turn-by-turn navigation, Google Maps, E-Compass Latitude
• Email Support: IMAP and POP, Google Mail
• IM Support: Google Talk
• Calendar: Exchange, Calendar
Italy and Germany will be the first markets in Europe to stock MILESTONE. Further availability will be announced as Motorola continues to expand its Android-based portfolio around the world. For more information please visit www.motorola.com/milestone In North America the device will be known as DROID™.
Motorola is known around the world for innovation in communications and is focused on advancing the way the world connects. From broadband communications infrastructure, enterprise mobility and public safety solutions to high-definition video and mobile devices, Motorola is leading the next wave of innovations that enable people, enterprises and governments to be more connected and more mobile. Motorola (NYSE: MOT) had sales of US $30.1 billion in 2008. For more information, please visit www.motorola.com
ABOUT MOTOROLA MILESTONE
Enriched Web Experience
MILESTONE features a quick and nimble Web experience empowered by the full HTML browser, speedy processing power and fast connection speeds. MILESTONE also allows for over-the-air software updates.
Powerful Search Capabilities
MILESTONE takes typed search beyond the Web by searching through applications, contacts, songs, and more. The search results leverage GPS, providing relevant recommendations based on location. Easily find friends with Google Latitude that displays where friends are and who’s nearby for impromptu meet-ups.
Work and Life in Harmony
With MILESTONE, life and work co-exist in synchronised fluidity as both personal (Google Mail) and business (Exchange) emails push directly to your inbox. Features include a document reader for viewing attachments on-the-go and the integration of work and personal calendars.
Fluid Multi-Media Master
MILESTONE features a 5 megapixel camera with dual-LED flash and one-touch broadcast-quality playback and easy 3G or WiFi YouTube uploads. As an added plus, when you place MILESTONE in the optional multimedia station (available separately), it automatically transforms into a multi-media hub for movies, music, pictures and can even act as your bedside alarm clock. MILESTONE is also Motorola Media Link compatible, allowing you to manage media across your phone, PC and the Web.
MOTOROLA and the Stylized M Logo are registered in the US Patent & Trademark Office. The Bluetooth trademarks are owned by their proprietor and used by Motorola, Inc. under license. Android, Google, Google Maps, Google Latitude, Google Mail, YouTube, iGoogle, Android Market, and Google Talk are trademarks of Google, Inc. All other trademark and product or service names are the property of their respective owners. © Motorola, Inc. 2009. All rights reserved.
1Network and/or SIM card dependent feature, not available in all areas. Airtime, data charges and/or additional charges may apply. Wireless email functionality requires an email account with wireless server capabilities.
2 The unauthorized copying of copyrighted materials is contrary to the provisions of the Copyright Laws of the United States and other countries. This device is intended solely for copying non-copyrighted materials, materials in which you own the copyright, or materials which you are authorized or legally permitted to copy. If you are uncertain about your right to copy any material, please contact your legal advisor.
3 This device supports Bluetooth A2DP, HSP, HFP profiles. In order for Bluetooth devices to communicate with one another, they must utilize the same Bluetooth profile. To determine the profiles supported by other Motorola devices, visit www.motorola.com/bluetoothconnect . For other devices, contact their respective manufacturer.
Certain Bluetooth features including those listed may not be supported by all compatible Bluetooth-enabled devices, and/or the functionality of such features may be limited in certain devices, or by certain wireless carriers. Contact your wireless carrier about feature availability and functionality.
4 All talk and standby times are quoted in Digital Mode, and are approximate. Battery performance depends on network configuration, signal strength, operating temperature, features selected, and voice, data and other application usage patterns.
* 60 day trial version. Further use subject to licence fee. Terms and conditions apply. See www.motorola.com/motoextras/mobile for further information. Carrier dependant feature.