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Droid Coming to Europe as Motorola Milestone

2 Nov 2009 | Motorola | 9 comments


The rumors were short-lived, as Motorola has just made it official. The Motorola Droid Android 2.0 powered smartphone is coming to Europe and strangely enough, it's getting a less desirable name: Motorola Milestone.

There are no new features on the Milestone, except for the addition of multi-touch pinch zooming to the browser. Hardware-wise, we're still getting the same 13.7mm thick QWERTY slider with a 3.7-inch widescreen display, 5.0 megapixel camera with dual-LED flash, 3.5mm headphone jack and stereo Bluetooth. The Milestone comes packed with a full suite of Google apps, like Maps, Talk, Mail and YouTube.

Italy and Germany will be the first European markets to receive the Motorola Milestone, with more countries coming in the near future. The smartphone maker hasn't released any pricing info, but according to rumors, O2 will carry the device and sell it for €404.2 (~$596).

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by kevin on Nov 2, 2009

I don't really understand why they couldn't keep the name.. Droid sounds awesome in any language, right?

by Me on Nov 2, 2009

DROID is a registered trademark of Lucasfilm Ltd. and its related companies. Used under license.

... that may be the reason why ...

by tim h. on Nov 2, 2009

so how come they allowed it in the us?

lucas' company is known for their army of lawyers suing anything they encounter

by Tony on Nov 2, 2009

Is it GSM, I guess must be!

by troy on Nov 3, 2009

milestone really? could you pick a more retarded name Driod is the name

by mano on Nov 3, 2009

when exactly will it be arriving to europe?

by Rob on Nov 3, 2009

November, but nothing is official.

by prem on May 3, 2010

when it will be in market

by lughmani on Aug 24, 2011

is this a good phone ?