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Motorola today announced the Milestone XT720, the next variant of the same phone we saw destined for South Korea during Mobile World Congress (see our hands-on and video). The Milestone XT720 sports a 3.7-inch touchscreen at 854,480 pixels, 8-megapixel camera with Xenon flash that can record video at 720p, an included 8GB microSD card and HDMI video out. It's been updated to Android 2.1 since we last saw it, and you'll have five home screens on which to work, all in a package that's just 10.9mm thick.

No word on pricing or which carrier's officially picking it up. Full presser, more photos and a bit of video after the break. [Motorola]

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BASINGSTOKE, UK – June 7, 2010 – Motorola, Inc. (NYSE: MOT) today announced MILESTONE™ XT720, one of the world’s slimmest 8 Megapixel Android™ smartphones and the first to have a Xenon Flash. 

This sleek (10.9mm), capacitive touch Android 2.1 phone also features a high definition (HD) video experience and enhanced media and mobile internet capabilities for users who expect the latest in technology and the ultimate smartphone experience.

Ralf Gerbershagen, vice president and general manager for Motorola’s Mobile Devices business in Western Europe said, “MILESTONE XT720 is one of the most powerful phones in Motorola’s current smartphone range. Slim, sophisticated and technically savvy, MILESTONE XT720 is a high performance device designed for those who are actively engaged in both their work and social lives.

“With MILESTONE XT720, Motorola has taken yet another step towards eliminating the barriers for consumers to creating and consuming media on the go.”

Enhanced Digital Camera & Video
MILESTONE XT720 breaks new ground for Android smartphones by offering an 8 megapixel camera with Xenon flash, 10x digital zoom, and a 720p HD camcorder. It allows users to not only capture, view and share high quality photos and videos, but also helps make them look better than ever. Key features include:

• Smart image capture: includes easy panorama, face detection, multi-shot (six shots in a row), face filter, red eye reduction, camera shake prevention and more, to improve the image quality and variety
• High definition multimedia interface (HDMI™): HDMI cable (in box) allows HD video captured on the MILESTONE XT720 to be viewed directly on an HDTV
• Memory card support: 8GB microSD card included inbox; expandable up to 32GB

Designed For Mobile Internet
MILESTONE™ XT720 is designed to deliver high speed web-browsing and it has the capacity to support up to eight open browser windows. The huge 3.7 inch, WVGA (480X854) display shows full page websites, videos, games, or photos in glorious detail.

Taking full advantage of the power of Android 2.1, the display uses a powerful combination of Motorola’s touch user interface (UI) and a capacitive touch sensor for smooth screen flipping and scrolling, and up to five customisable home screens. 

A suite of Google™ mobile applications including Google Search™, Google Maps™, Gmail™ and YouTube™ are also integrated onto the device, as well as Motorola’s MOTONAV turn by turn navigation1.

Advanced Mobile Office
MILESTONE XT720 supports management of multiple accounts and document editing to ensure efficiency and true multi-tasking on the go. 
• Synchronise and manage multiple email accounts simultaneously, letting you separate your work and personal inboxes
• Gmail contacts sync: synchronise contacts from the accounts that are added on the device.

Apps Power
MILESTONE XT720 provides easy access to thousands of apps available on Android Market™ and has the processing power to ensure your favourites run swiftly and smoothly.

Availability
For more information about availability, please contact your local Motorola representative.


 
There are 5 comments

I would buy this, it doesn't seem like a bad phone, just would like to know how fast it is, since its not mentioned here. Bring this to America please.

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Jaystar says:

It will only have a 550Mhz CPU and 256MB RAM...
I think thats the reason they didn't mention it.

josuearisty says:

@phantomfairy06 I think this phone is capable of many things and if this phone can record video at 720p, will be play it via HDMI.

Moto is not going to release this phone with errors (thats what I think).

Maybe with 550mhz CPU, moto put on it some of NINJA BLUR power

DooMMasteR says:

550MHz are just fine :) but again, moto will lock down their devices as usual -.- sad world sad sad world :(

and even if the Phone could run Android 3.0 we will be in Motos hands, because it will be for them to push the update

likwidsoul says:

I don't get why they would make a phone with such a slow processor and call it high end when everything else that's coming out has a snapdragon in it. Sounds to me more like a nice mid level device. Plus why call it the milestone which would mean its a follow up to the original milestone when we all know the shadow should be the next incarnation.