Motorola Launches MILESTONE XT800 India’s First Android-Powered Dual Mode, Dual Sim Touch Screen Smartphone

Motorola Mobility India today launched MILESTONE XT800, India’s first Android powered CDMA EVDO/GSM dual standby mode/dual SIM touch screen smartphone. This phone also features HDMI out for TV out and lot more multimedia features, read on.

“We have specially designed the MILESTONE XT800 to provide infotainment-on-the-go for consumers who want a device that matches the demands of an hectic lifestyle like that of a senior professional.”

“We believe in bringing the power of Android closer to the Indian consumer–stylish and unique form factors, innovative and compelling features and, experiences that offer greater flexibility and ease of use. MILESTONE XT800 delivers on all this and much, much more!” said Faisal Siddiqui country head for India, Motorola Mobility

Key Specifications of the MILESTONE XT800 include:-

  • 3.7inch 854×480 pixel FWVGA landscape touch display
  • 5MP camera with digital-zoom, autofocus, dual LED flash
  • Android 2.1 platform with pinch to zoom capacitive touch display
  • SMS, MMS, email (corporate email exchange , POP3/IMAP embedded, push email)
  • USB 2.0 high-speed data transfer, with support for synchronization with PCs
  • Bluetooth1&3 2.0+EDR high-speed transmission and wireless Bluetooth stereo
  • Assisted GPS satellite navigation1&2 supporting Google Maps
  • Support for viewing and editing documents in Word/Excel/PowerPoint/PDF and Zip formats
  • Memory is expandable up to 32GB; 2GB SD card in-box
  • Wi-Fi, e-Compass
  • Video capture/playback/streaming, HDMI (720p) output to high-definition devices
  • Supports several music formats: H.263,  H.264,  MPEG4
  • Supports multiple audio formats: AAC, ACC+, MP3, CMX, AMR NB, AMR WB, MIDI, WAV and WMA 9.

Price and Availability

The Android 2.1-powered Motorola MILESTONE XT800 is exclusively distributed by AirTyme Communications in India at a MRP of Rs 31,999. It comes with an HDMI cable for TV output and a 2GB micro SD card in-box.

Though the phone features multimedia rich features, we doubt if it would pull in many buyers considering its price point and the fact that it still runs on Android 2.1. A future update my bring in Froyo running on the same. But some of its key features like Dual SIM, HDMI-out for sure will make people count this device in.