Moto Milestone 2 looks set for massive hardware upgrade

And could be packing Froyo too...

Motorola might have gone slightly quiet in the UK with its Android handsets, but another future model has been spotted with some very high-end specs.

The Motorola Shadow has trundled through the Wi-Fi alliance, and shows a phone that has a 4.3-inch high res screen, an 8MP camera with HD video recording, and the ability to pump out 1080p video.

To achieve this, the Motorola Shadow will apparently come equipped with a mini-HDMI output, so you can carry all your favourite HD movies with you for your friends' viewing pleasure.


'Pictures' of the phone have also surfaced on a Chinese blog, showing a phone with a design very similar to that of the Milestone.

And the kicker: apparently the shadow will be the first to bring Android 2.2/Froyo, just as the Milestone was the first to show off Android 2.0/Éclair.

This is more than just cool, it hints that Android is indeed getting memory card storage for apps, as a paltry 512MB internal storage will barely hold any HD footage at all, so this is a phone that will need a big memory card by default.

From Ameblo via Gizmodo


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