09 June 2010
Motorola and StarHub launch MOTOROLA Milestone™ XT Android 2.1 with HD Capabilities in Singapore
- First smartphone on Android platform to play high-definition (HD) videos directly on your HD television
- Features 720p HD camcorder and 8MP camera with professional xenon flash
Singapore – June 9, 2010 – Motorola, Inc. (NYSE: MOT) and StarHub today introduced the exclusive launch of MOTOROLA MILESTONE™ XT in Singapore. This exciting offering allows StarHub to further expand its Android™ smartphone line-up to meet increasing consumer demand.
Combining an ultra-thin, fashionable design with the power of high-speed Internet access on the go, the MOTOROLA MILESTONE™ XT keeps you up to date with the latest industry buzz and lets you create and enjoy the mobile internet experience that matches your lifestyle. Its 720p HD (High-Definition) camcorder lets you capture your videos in high-definition and, for the first time on an Android-powered device, play them directly on your HD television. The photography buff in you will enjoy the 8 megapixel camera with xenon flash to showcase your artistic flair with crisp, high quality images.
Powered by StarHub’s nationwide advanced mobile broadband network and Wi-Fi, MOTOROLA MILESTONE™ XT gives you the flexibility of high-speed internet access at home, outdoors and on the road, anytime. With a cool and trendy industrial design and ultra-large high-resolution 3.7” pinch-and zoom screen, MOTOROLA MILESTONE™ XT offers a delightful mobile Internet experience, including browsing the web, watching videos, viewing photos and playing games. Plug it to your HD television via HDMI (High Definition Multimedia Interface) and enjoy those memorable videos in high-definition quality.
MOTOROLA MILESTONE™ XT also offers the best mobile entertainment experience with StarHub’s 24 premium mobile TV channels such as CNN, Asian Food Channel and National Geographic Channel.
“This phone is for the fashionable crowd in the market who do not want to compromise on performance. We are pleased to work with StarHub to bring MOTOROLA MILESTONE™ XT to Singapore. This device will blow your mind away with its ability to deliver HD videos directly to your HD television!” said Andrew Morley, Vice President of Marketing across Europe, Middle East, Africa, Russia and Asia at Motorola.
“Android has rapidly risen to the rank of a major smartphone platform worldwide. Hot on the heels of the very well-received MOTOROLA MILESTONE launch in March 2010, we are thrilled to offer the MOTOROLA MILESTONE™ XT exclusively in Singapore from tomorrow,” said Ng Long Shyang, Head of Sales at StarHub. “Powered by StarHub’s nationwide advanced mobile broadband network and no-bill-shock data access packages, the MOTOROLA MILESTONE™ XT is a fashionable yet power-packed phone for anyone who desires only the best experience in communications, Internet access and the coolest entertainment content on the move.”
MOTOROLA MILESTONE™ XT gives you access to thousands of apps and widgets from Android Market™1. A suite of Google™ applications including Google Maps™ with Latitude, Gmail ™ and YouTube™ are also integrated onto the device. It brings that experience to life, and makes it simpler, faster, and more fun than ever. Powered by Android 2.1, MOTOROLA MILESTONE™ XT offers endless possibilities to make consumers’ business, living, gaming and entertainment better by releasing you from the constraints of time and space. The upgraded live wallpaper, with up to five home screen panels, allows more space for customization. You can even group different widgets, such as your calendar, contacts, email, clock, and dozens of others the way you want to, so that you see what you want, where you want.
As MOTOROLA MILESTONE™ XT is based on an open platform, the preloaded software on your handset updates automatically, regularly renewing the phone with more features and better performance. The reciprocal support between MOTOROLA MILESTONE™ XT and PC also helps download new applications from the handset or PC.
Capture those important moments like a pro with MOTOROLA MILESTONE™ XT’s built-in 8-megapixel autofocus digital camera with a professional xenon flash. For the video buffs, record in HD with the 720 x 480 high definition video camera. Save your ideas and other important information with Motorola’s proprietary handwriting recognition technology, which lets MOTOROLA MILESTONE™ XT record and turn your handwriting into words accurately at high-speed. And the handset’s aGPS satellite positioning and navigation helps you find shortcuts quickly, accurately and easily, and makes traveling down the street or around the world a whole new experience.
Product features and functions at a glance
- 3.7”, 16:9 WVGA display
- Dimension: 60.9x115.95x10.9mm/ Weight:139g
- HD video capture at 720p, HDMI to HDTV
- 854 X 480 ultra-large high-resolution with pinch & zoom and double tap
- 8 megapixel digital camera with professional xenon flash and 720 x 240 high-resolution video camera function
- Support for Bluetooth® stereo headset and data transmission2
- 3.5 mm jack for the widest choices of headsets for music enjoyment
- FM Radio
- 8GB Micro SD expandable to 32GB
- CrystalTalk™ professional noise cancellation technology, recognized throughout the industry for its clear, uninterrupted voice calls in high-noise environments.
- 3.5G HSPA 10.2Mbps/5.2 and Wi-Fi 802.11b/g for high-speed internet access
- Newest Motorola handwriting recognition technology to enable quick input and accurate recognition of cursive styles and simplified forms of Chinese
- Built-in gravity sensor, infrared proximity sensor, and ambient light sensor mode
- Powerful Cortex™ A8 processor with 3D accelerator built in for smooth and easy multitasking
- Concurrent processing of multiple email accounts and separation of work email and personal email inboxes
- Five Chinese input methods including phonetic notation, handwriting, Cangjie, pinyin, and Chinese strokes
Other applications and functions
- Google™ Maps3: User location identification, direct direction guide, and as satellite photos and street views provided during map browsing
- Gmail™: Integration of, and support to, multiple email accounts
- YouTube™: Single-touch play on the home screen or applications
- Google Talk™: Communications service provided by Google
- Google™ contacts: Online synchronization of contacts
- On-screen proximity sensor that automatically locks up when the ear is close to the handset to enable uninterrupted phoning
- Touch-control GPS for quick, accurate, and easy identification of shorts
MOTOROLA MILESTONE™ XT will be available at all StarHub Shops and selected Exclusive Partners’ outlets from 10 June 2010, from as low as S$0, on selected price plans.
Items ||3G SmartSurf 100||3G SmartSurf 300||3G SmartSurf 700||3G SmartSurf Unlimited|
|Monthly Subscription (w/GST)||$38
||$58 ||$98 ||$205 |
|Voice credit (mins)||100 ||300 ||700 ||2000 |
|SMS/MMS credit||500 ||500
||500 ||2000 |
|Data credit (GB)||12 ||12
||12 ||12 |
|MILESTONE™ XT Pricings||$198
||$98 ||$0 ||$0 |