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Good: screen, apps
Bad: slider, lack of programmes, awful sound quality
Comment: Taking a call is sometimes difficult to interpret what the other person is saying as it is really is awful call quality....... like they are in a tin box thousands of miles away stuttering!
Naw, the potential is there but at the moment just doesn't come up to the mark. Sorry motorola.
Good: screen, speed, hw keyboard, camera (in the daylight) customisation......
Bad: battery could be better,
Comment: I believe there is very few people out there who would have done such a comprehensive research about their future phone as I did. It was worth it. Milestone is more than a phone and android from google is such a ingenious thing. it really took google guys to cause little revolution in a mobile world and make it roll forward where seemed to be not that much invention, and where even the top end devices from giants like nokia still felt not finished, not fast enough and didn't provide customer experience you'd have wished for .. (and that's what made iphone stand out btw)
Back to the phone.
Screen is brilliant and responsive, whole device is fast, taking into consideration that it runs half RAM and half the processor speed of Desire or Nexus, what is it only those can do hmm??
So why did I choose Milestone if I could have bought better Desire, nexus or Xperiax10 with bigger screen and better camera??
a) should i mind that phone is running on 550 Mhz and not 1Gh? ..i don't, its FAST,
should i mind mind that ram is 256 not 512? well, i could make a use of it but, i installed an app that kills apps that are not in use to manage and free up ram and save battery.. works FINE!
b) built quality - just great.. I bought milestone before i had a chance try on hands Desire but built quality is very good. Will last the time it's been purchased for
c) and the biggest factor - Hardware keyboard. this is a thing that was critisized on the phone.. and i wasn't excited either when I held the phone for the first time. (there r 2 things that are in the way of your right thumb - the 'lip' and the D pad - why the heck couldn't they put that thing on the left so you wouln't have to strech your right thumb so much?) Well, after two months of use i can tell you that HW keyboard is the top feature and i HOPE that if milestone ever has a succesor that that next phone will have similar keyboard as this one. The flatness of the keys is what makes them very sure to press, I practically don't mistype. I don't remember ever pressing between the keys and getting something different. the keys sink very little at a press but have very good tactile feel to them. and this makes keyboard fast. So it just works and i'm glad guys from Motorola designed it this way. another thing, of course you need to be able to use phone with 1 hand (biiig downside of otherwise very good nokia n900) sw keyboard is always there (try to install swype keyboard from androyd market - just Abrilliant thing!)
There is one more factor that you might take into consideration when deciding hw/sw keyboard.. i comunicate in 2 languages. and for the 2nd one (no predictive typing on SW keyboar), the HW keyboard is just irreplaceable. And that's why this phone still, 8 months after release and after arrival of new beasts on the market, has no alternative out there.
If you do have reservations against 'screen only' keyboards and that is what puts you of android phones, than i can thoroughly recommend this one.
these are mostly mine experiences, you'll find a lots of videos on youtube, a lots of reviews about how phone works, behaves and what it lookes like and what it can do (and that list is looong.. i realized, i really don't need to open laptop for so many things i used to.. starting with emails and FB)
if phone today than one with android and if you're not sure how ur gonna get along hitting those tiny keys on screen.. or you tried and it drove you crazy, it's gotta be milestone.
Good: the dogs dangly bits
Bad: no motonav!!
Comment: brill device and its not an i phone !!!!!
Good: Great phone for web browsing
Bad: Battery Life
Comment: This phone is really easy to use,it is very easy to set up email accounts,the camera is quite good.The new android operating system is very good,and the phone is very quick to load up web pages,even on 3g,i am very glad i got this phone and would definately recommend it if you want a powerful smartphone.
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