The Motorola Milestone XT720 is an update to the previous Milestone, that loses the originals sliding Qwerty keyboard, but adds improved connection options, the latest 2.1 version of Android and an impressive 3.7 inch touchscreen that offers a resolution of 480 x 854 pixels. The styling of the Motorola Milestone XT720 is chunky and industrial, with a tough protective metal front and grippy rubberized rear.
In addition to its impressive screen, the Motorola Milestone XT720 also features a HDMI connector, that allows owners to connect their phone to compatible HDTV's, projectors and monitors, allowing you to watch stored or streamed content, as well as showing off images and movies taken with the Milestone XT720 itself. The phones camera is an impressive 8 megapixel model that features autofocus and an LED flash, and is capable of recording 720p video.
Motorola have decided to go with a plain vanilla version of Android on the Milestone XT720, not bothering with any customizations. All the expected smartphone features, such as Wi-Fi, 3G HSDPA and Bluetooth connectivity, plus GPS functionality are present and correct, and the latest 2.1 version of Android features as standard abilities like multiple email account linking and social networking connectivity. The loss of a physical keyboard isn't a major problem because the Motorola Milestone XT720 features a great virtual keyboard that is easy to type on thanks to the sensitive capacitive touchscreen.