Motorola, Inc. (NYSE: MOT) today announced the launch of MILESTONE™ in Spain to become the first Android 2.1 phone in this market. MILESTONE will be available for all the Spanish consumers from mid-march.
MILESTONE is without compromise, setting new standards for how fast, smart and multi-tasking a modern smartphone should be. Powered by Android 2.1, it offers the ability to use multiple applications at once1 and the world’s thinnest QWERTY slider (13.7mm). The MILESTONE also boasts a hi-resolution, multi-touch, pinch and zoom display with twice the pixels of the leading competitor.
A suite of Google™ mobile applications including Google Search™, Google Maps™, GMail™ and YouTube™ are also integrated onto the device. Plus users have access to thousands of apps and widgets from Android Market™1.
"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 Oscar Roriguez, General Manager at Motorola Spain.
"As an Android 2.1 device, MILESTONE does what other smartphones don’t. It was designed to enhance consumer experiences – and its full screen web browsing experience, ability to juggle between multiple apps, and suite of Google applications deliver. We have been delighted with the anticipation and demand for MILESTONE across the world and pleased to announce its arrival in Spain in mid-march."
Key MILESTONE features include:
• 3.7" widescreen display with 854 pixel width and more than 400,000 total pixels
• High-speed, cortex A8 processor
• Multi-touch, pinch and zoom, double tap zoom
• 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 Web2
• Stereo Bluetooth® / BT 2.1, USB 2.03
• 3.5mm headset jack
• CrystalTalk™ Plus for superior talk quality
• 8GB memory card
Additional functionality and apps include:
• Full suite of the Google applications: Google Search, Google Maps with Latitude, Google Mail, YouTube, and Google Talk™,
• Unified Google and Microsoft Office Contacts
• Navigation: GPS, MOTONAV * turn-by-turn navigation, Google Maps, E-Compass Latitude
• Email Support: IMAP and POP, GMail
• IM Support: Google Talk
• Calendar: Exchange, syncs with Google Calendar™
• Use the multimedia station to transform MILESTONE into a clock, movie player or digital picture frame.
Optional accessories include:
• Place MILESTONE in the car mount to instantly launch a full-blown GPS navigation device.
MILESTONE will available SIM-free in Spain at the end of March 2010.
To date, MILESTONE has been launched in France, Italy, Germany, UK, Argentina, Brazil and Canada.