Motorola's Droid touchdowns in UK as Milestone

Motorola’s new touch screen Android based touch phone will soon be available in the UK on the TMobile network exclusively through online retailer Expansys.com

The smartphone was initially launched in the United States as The Droid, but in the UK, it will be known as The Milestone.

The Milestone’s capacitive touchscreen is approximately 9.4 centimetres with a 16:9 aspect ratio which is larger than the iPhone’s screen and the user interface. The device also has haptic feedback which can be turned off. It is multi-touch and feature’s pinch-to-zoom gestures.

The device also feature’s a slider keyboard which is slimmer than most which makes the overall device less brick like than other similar devices.

The device also features a 5 megapixel camera with flash with bundled image editing software enabling users to easily upload images to social networking sites since Google’s Android operating system supports most social networking sites.

Additionally, Google Maps - featuring geotagging, GPS and satellite navigation is also including.

The smartphone is available on an 18 month tariff on TMobile exclusively through Expansys.com for £49.99 with a £35 monthly tariff.

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