Review: Motorola DEFY with IP67 Standards

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Motorola has just announced the latest water resistant phone, Motorola DEFY. The Defy smartphone has many of same features as Milestone 2is and impact, dust, water, and scratch resistant and certified to IP67 standards.

Motorola DEFY sports a 3.7” touchscreen display with a 480 x 854 pixel resolution Corning Gorilla Glass display, an 800 MHz CPU, 512MB RAM, a 5-megapixel camera with a flash and autofocus, a Wi-Fi 802.11 b/g/n, Bluetooth 2.1+EDR, 3.5mm headphone jack, a microUSB jack, 2GB of internal storage, and a microSD card slot for additional storage needs.

The Motorola Defy powered with Android 2.1 Eclair and has the Motoroblur (version 1.5) user interface. the Motorola Defy dimensions are 59 x 107 x 13.4 mm, weighs 118 grams and designed for GSM/GPRS/EDGE and UMTS/HSDPA networks.

The device features Swype technology for faster text input, Motorola’s social networking/email aggregator Motoblur, Crystal Talk Plus to help filter out background noise and amplify your voice as well as being Digital Living Network Alliance (DLNA) enabled which means it can stream, store and share digital content with other compatible devices.

The Defy smartphone is enclosed in housing made of rubber and plastic with the IP67 durability spec, as well as being able to withstand 30 minutes submerged in water. Tough casing with filled grommets should see the phone through a fair few knocks and running on Android 2.1. Motorola Defy will become available in Europe in Q4 2010 but have yet to confirm pricing or network carriers.

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