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Motorola DROID review

Motorola’s second Android handset is heading our way. We review the Motorola DROID to find out what users can expect from the Milestone when it hits the UK.

Pros

Excellent hardware design and build qualityFree voice-guided navigation courtesy of Google Maps NavigationSuper speedy UI

Cons

No multi-touch for US usersBelow par cameraNo global roaming capability

Adapted from a review that originally appeared on sister site Know Your Cell.

Verdict

The DROID is truly a coup for Motorola, a manufacturer thought to be well past its prime. Only sales figures will determine how the DROID will stack up against its self-professed competition, Apple's iPhone, but Verizon has found itself a fantastic flagship device to carry its smartphone line through the holiday season. And UK users have this all to look forward to when the Milestone device hits these shores.

Connectivity: Quad band

Display: 3.7in, 480 x 854 pixels

OS: Android 2.0

Processor: ARM Cortex A8, 550MHz

Storage: 16GB microSD

Camera: 5 megapixels, auto focus and dual LED flash

A-GPS: Yes

Bluetooth: Yes

Wi-Fi: 802.11b/g

Dimensions: 60x13.7x115.8mm (WDH)

Weight: 165g

Battery: Li-Ion 1400 mAh, 6.4 hours of talk time, 11.25 days of standby

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