After European market, Motorola launches its Milestone smartphone in Hong Kong, the first in Asia region to get the Android 2.0 device. The version Motorola sells in Hong Kong is English version with MOTO Chinese input methods (but no Chinese UI), including Chinese handwriting recognition and Pinyin.
According MOTO’s product manager, the cellphone maker will release later in Hong Kong a Chinese version with native Chinese UI and more Chinese input methods. The Chinese version may be released with Android 2.1 OS, and current devices will receive updates.
The Motorola Milestone is selling in Hong Kong at HK$4680 (US$602), unlocked and no contract needed.
Motorola Milestone Specs:
- WCDMA/900/2100, GSM 850/900/1800/1900, HSPA, GPRS Class 12
- Android 2.0
- 3.7-inch 480×854 Touchscreen Display
- 5 Megapixel Auto Focus Camera with Dual LED Flash, 4X Digital Zoom
- QWERTY keyboard
- WiFi 802.11b/g
- 3.5mm Headset Jack
- MicroUSB port
- microSD slot (up to 32GB)
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