Android 2.0: Motorola MILESTONE available from O2 on 16 November

MUNICH. Telefónica O2 Germany will start the distribution of Motorola's smartphone MILESTONE on 16 November 2009 in all O2 shops, online at www.o2online.de as well as in the specialized trade. O2 will offer the fancy multimedia talent with any contract at a price of € 481. O2 My Handy enables users to make an advance payment of € 1 and pay € 20 each month over a period of 24 months at zero percent interest rate.
The Motorola MILESTONE is another highlight among the mobile phones specifically designed for the mobile internet which O2 has included into its programme. Thanks to Android 2.0 from Google (TM), plenty of different applications can be used at the same time. Users get access to thousands of applications and widgets in the Android Market (TM) at a click. Google applications like Google Maps (TM) with Latitude (TM), Google Mail (TM) or YouTube (TM) are rounding off the features. Motorola MILESTONE is the thinnest slider currently available on the market, including a QWERTZ keyboard and a high resolution display and features like multi-touch and zoom to make it even easier for users to navigate and surf the web. Moreover, web sites are rendered in full page view on the extra wide touch screen. The email push feature immediately forwards emails to the smartphone enabling users to stay up-to-date at all times. O2 recommends booking the mobile phone surf flat rate to make optimum use of the Motorola MILESTONE as they are permanently connected to the internet. Up to a volume of 200 MB, customers surf at up to full HSDPA speed with the mobile phone surf flat rate Internet-Pack-M for € 10 a month.
The features of the Motorola MILESTONE
Mobile telecommunications standardsHSDPA, HSUPA, UMTS, EDGE, GPRS, GSM (according to availability)
Colour displayWidescreen display (480x854) with 3.7 inches
HighlightsQWERTZ slider (13.7 mm case height)
-Audio standards: AMR-NB/WB, MP3, WAV, AAC, AAC+, eAAC+, WMA
-3.5 mm socket for headsets
-fully-fledged internet browser Google Search (TM)
-complete range of Google applications: Google Maps with Latitude, Google Talk (TM), Google Mail, YouTube, Android Market (TM)
-5 megapixels camera with fourfold zoom and DUAL-LED flash
-Email support: IMAP and POP, Exchange-Mail
Software platformAndroid 2.0
Memory300 MB internal memory; 8 GB card included in delivery; extendable by up to 32 GB
Battery1400 mAh with up to 380 hours standby time (UMTS)
Price€ 481 (payment in instalments over 24 months via O2 My Handy)
AvailabilityAvailable in O2 shops, the specialized trade or on the internet
Telefónica O2 Germany GmbH & Co. OHG belongs to Telefónica Europe and is part of the Spanish telecommunication group Telefónica S.A. The Company offers its German private and business customers postpaid and prepaid mobile telecom products as well as innovative mobile data services based on the GPRS and UMTS technologies. In addition, the integrated communications provider also offers DSL fixed network telephony and high-speed internet. Telefónica Europe has nearly 49 million mobile and fixed network customers in Great Britain, Ireland, the Czech Republic, Slovakia and Germany.