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iPhone 4S Rival Alert : Motorola To Launch DROID4 handset

Pictures of what looks like the successor to the Motorola Milestone have emerged online complete with a number of close up shots; these were leaked to Droid-life (opens in new tab) by an anonymous poster who obviously had the time to take some great pictures.

According to the website, the phone will have a 4-inch screen which we can assume will be a Super AMOLED advanced model with a 960x540 pixel resolution just like the Razr.

There's also a five row illuminated slide out QWERTY keyboard with a classic four-arrow pad, the Razr styling, 4G LTE connectivity (it will be launching on Verizon Wireless), a non removable battery, Android 2.3.5 Gingerbread, 1080p video recording (possibly eight megapixel camera), HDMI out, a front-facing camera, MotoACTV syncing and most probably, a dual core TI OMAP4430 clocked at 1.2GHz, 1GB RAM and possibly Bluetooth 4.0, 16GB onboard storage and a microSD card slot.

So here we have what is essentially a Motorola Razr coupled with a keyboard which will push the Milestone out of Motorola's portfolio. The Motorola Milestone which comes with a 3.7-inch screen can be had for around £25 per month on an 18 month contract.

Désiré Athow
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Désiré has been musing and writing about technology during a career spanning four decades. He dabbled in website building and web hosting when DHTML and frames were en vogue and started writing about the impact of technology on society just before the start of the Y2K hysteria at the turn of the last millennium. Following an eight-year stint at ITProPortal.com where he discovered the joys of global tech-fests, Désiré now heads up TechRadar Pro. Previously he was a freelance technology journalist at Incisive Media, Breakthrough Publishing and Vnunet, and Business Magazine. He also launched and hosted the first Tech Radio Show on Radio Plus.