Android OS-based Motorola Milestone 2 Unveiled

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Motorola has just taken the wraps off the Milestone 2, the European version of the Motorola Droid 2. As such, this smartphone is going to run Android OS 2.2 on a 1 GHz processor, and have a 3.7-inch Touchscreen and sliding keyboard.

The most significant difference between the Milestone 2 and the Droid 2 is the inclusion of MotoBlur. Verizon passed on this custom user interface, while Motorola decided to include it on the European version.

Motorola Milestone 2Of course, the upcoming version is going to support the GSM/HSPA networks used in Europe, and will also include Wi-Fi and Bluetooth 2.1. It will be able to act as a mobile hotspot.

More Hardware Details
The Milestone 2 is going to be a slider with a 3.7-inch WVGA display and a landscape-oriented keyboard.

It will have a 5 megapixel camera and, unlike its U.S. equivalent, the ability to record 720p HD video.

Because this smartphone is going to run Google Android OS 2.2, it will have support for Adobe Flash Player 10.1, giving users access to websites that employ Flash. This operating system also brings a very capable web browser, email software, music and video player, and the the web browser supports Adobe Flash.

The second Milestone model will include 8 GB of on-board storage as well as an 8 GB microSD/SDHC memory card.

Pricing and Availability
The Motorola Milestone 2 will launch in Europe at some point in the fourth quarter of this year.

Pricing has not yet been announced.

Video Demo
Motorola has released a promotional video showing the features of the Milestone 2:




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