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Motorola Milestone XT720 review

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Motorola Milestone XT720
Motorola Milestone XT720

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The Motorola Milestone XT720 currently has an Informr score of 7.8 out of 10. This score is based on our evaluation of 3 sources including reviews from users and the web's most trusted critics.

Operating system
Operating system
720 MHz
720 MHz
Screen Size
Screen Size
8+ MP
8+ MP
1390 mAh

What the Critics Are Saying...


Its richness in features means it will never be a total let-down, yet a couple of issues reduce it to mediocrity when it could have been something great.

- Basil K., PhoneArena

We think it's great to see more and more Android smart phones entering the higher end of the market. The XT720 has a few too many imperfections (the highly reflective screen, the sluggish feel to the menus) to topple beasts such as the HTC Desire and the iPhone 4, but it comes darn close. We li...

- Luke Westaway, CNET

The top end of the Android smartphone world is really in need of handsets to rival the best that HTC can produce. Motorola has done a good job in providing competition in some respects with the Milestone XT720 and it is an impressive phone. There are aspects that need ironing out, though, and...

- Sandra Vogel, TechRadar

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Motorola backs up the Milestone XT720 with a 1 Year parts & labour warranty.

If your Milestone XT720 has problems and is still within its warranty period, you could contact Motorola support or the retailer you purchased the phone from. You'll find Motorola's contact information here. If your phone is off warranty and needs repair for a physical problem such as a broken screen or bad battery, you should visit an authorized service centre or a local phone repair shop. You can also connect with others in The Informr Community Forum to find and share answers to questions.

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Screen Size

The Motorola Milestone XT720 's screen size is 3.7 inches with x pixels resolution.

720 MHz

There is a ARM Cortex A8 720 MHz processor (CPU).


The phone runs on proprietary operating system firmware.

8+ MP

You can take photos or capture video with the phone's onboard 8+ MP camera.

There's no secondary front camera.

256 MB

Internal memory is 256 MB. An external, MicroSD (up to 32 GB) expansion slot is available for increased storage capacity.


The phone is powered by a Lithium-Ion (Li-Ion), 1390 mAh battery. Motorola's performance ratings are 12.5 days standby time, 270 minutes.

Milestone XT720 Specs

Release Date July 2, 2010
Regions Available USA, Canada
Operating System No

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Processor ARM Cortex A8 720 MHz
Internal Storage 256 MB
RAM 256 MB
Hearing Aid Compatible No
Noise Cancellation No
SAR Head: 0.6 W/kg
Body: 0.75 W/kg
Manufacturer Warranty 1 Year
Accessories Included AC Charger, Data Cable, Headset, Manual, Standard Battery
Mobile / Cellular Data
Push-to-talk (PTT) No
Wi-Fi Calling No
Voice over LTE (VoLTE) No
SIM card size
Dual SIM No
USB Micro-USB 2.0
USB OTG Support No
Infrared No
Bluetooth 2.1
Bluetooth Profiles A2DP, AVRCP, OPP/FTP, HFP, HSP
Bluetooth Audio Codecs SBC
Wi-Fi 802.11 b/g
Mobile Hotspot No
Memory Expansion Slot Yes
Expansion Slot Info MicroSD (up to 32 GB)
Data Tethering Compatibility No
Main Camera
Resolution / Aperture
8+ Megapixels
8x digital
Yes (Xenon)
Additional Rear Camera Info
Effects, Geotagging, Image stabilization, White balance
Video Recording Formats
3GP / 3GPP, 3G2 / 3GPP2, H.264 / AVC, MPEG-4, WMV
Video Recording Parameters
HD (1280 x 720 pixels), 24 fps
Front Camera
Resolution / Aperture
Additional Front Camera Info
Video Recording Parameters
Display / Screen
Type Color
Technology LCD (TFT)
Colors 16.7 million
Resolution x pixels
Pixel Density Unknown
Size 3.7 inches
Secondary Display No
Sensors Ambient Light, Proximity, Motion / Accelerometer
Multi-Touch No
Fingerprint-Resistant Coating No
Additional Display Features -
Power & Battery
Battery Type Lithium-Ion (Li-Ion)
Battery Capacity 1390 mAh
Removable Battery Yes
Wireless Charging
Fast Charging No
Video Playback Time Unknown
Internet Use (Wi-Fi) Unknown
Internet Use (Cellular) Unknown
Talk Time Up to 270 minutes
Standby Time Up to 12.5 days
Mixed Usage
Physical Characteristics
Design Type Bar
Colors Gentle Black
Dimensions [H x W x D] 11.6 x 6.1 x 1.1 cm (4.6 x 2.4 x 0.4 in)
Weight 160 grams
Water Resistant / Waterproof Unknown
Rugged design No
IP Rating No
Headset Jack 3.5mm
External Speakers No
Input / Navigation
Sleep / Wake Key No
Home Key No
Input / Keyboard Type Touchscreen
Navigation Type Touchscreen
External Volume Control Yes
Fingerprint Sensor No
Additional Information Messaging: SMS, MMS, IM
ROM: 512MB
Graphics: Yes
Themes: Yes
Backlit Illumination: Yes
Predictive Text Entry: Yes
Voicemail Key: Yes
Voice Commands: Yes
Multiple Numbers Per Contact: Email address
Voice Activated Dialing: Yes
Photo Caller ID: Yes
Web Browser: Yes
Email Client: Yes
Email Protocols: POP3, IMAP, SMTP, Microsoft Exchange
PC Synchronization: Yes
Java Application: Yes
Audio Formats: MP3, AAC+, AAC, AMR-WB, WAV, OGG
Video Playback Formats: 3G2 / 3GPP2, H.264 / AVC, MPEG-4
Streaming Video: Yes
Custom Ringtones: No
Vibration Alert: Yes
Downloadable Ringtones: Yes
Ringer ID: Yes
Speakerphone: Yes
Radio: Yes (FM/RDS)
Wi-fi Encryption: -
Games: Downloadable
Apps: Downloadable
Included Software / Apps: -
Calendar, World Clock, Alarm, Timer, Calculator, Currency Converter, Maps, Voice Memos / Recorder

Other Names (AKA): Motorola Motoroi

8GB microSD card included, HDMI Cable included
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