Motorola milestone 2: The mile stone enters the second round

The Motorola milestone is the most successful smartphone with full keyboard last year and did especially in the United States, big waves. Under the name “ droid 2 ″ is now the Motorola milestone 2 in the starting blocks. As of today it can already with the American operator Verizon at a price of $199 plus a contract with 24-month minimum term available for pre-order. On the outside not much has happened at the milestone successor. Some small changes have been made in detail, but honestly: that was actually hardly necessary, right? The milestone is probably already the most elegant representatives of smartphones with QWERTY keyboard.

Optics update for the Motorola milestone 2

At the Motorola milestone successor there, as already mentioned, only a few small innovations: hardly any differences be seen only NAV keys has been omitted, so that there is now more room for buttons on the housing. Look yourself. The following image shows the Motorola milestone, left and right, the Motorola milestone 2.


Technical innovations

much more important at the milestone successor: the technology has been revised. The already quite fleet was 550 MHz OMAP processor through a 1000 MHz replaced model and increases the memory of 256mb to 512 mb. In conjunction with the version 2.2 of the Android operating system this should provide a very snappy and fluid operation, as compared to Android 2.1, the speed has been significantly increased. Otherwise, there is of course the features that brings the new version of the operating system: so you can install card (internally the milestone has 2 but ohnehion 8 gb) apps as well on a SD and mobile can be used as a portable Wi-Fi router, so that you can surf on the go with multiple devices via HSDPA on the Internet. You can also present themselves Flash in the browser. The camera offers no new features at least as regards the mega pixels. Also the good at the previous display with 3.7 ″ diagonal and a high resolution of 854 × 480 pixels was not changed.

Availability and price

In the United States the Smartphone is available to pre-order today and will then probably also available. It is anticipated that the milestone will be to have 2 dan in the not-too-distant future in Europe. Currently, but still no release date is known. It may be however at the latest available 7 phone to the release of Windows in the autumn, to match wits with the new competition. Price iPhone 4 reach the milestone 2 not sure on this, but are not cheaper than the Samsung I9000 Galaxy or comparable high end smartphones. We hold regarding the new smartphone of course posted in the bridgat blog! Currently, the Motorola milestone XT720 is available that is available but only without a full keyboard. The nearly identical Motorola milestone, also an update to Android 2.2 has received in the meantime, is still available.