Snapshot by Michael Oryl on Wednesday September 01, 2010.
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Today Motorola announced the new, rugged Motorola DEFY Android 2.1 smartphone. The DEFY features a simple slab form factor that is built to stand up to IP67 certification for water immersion and dust. The DEFY sports the same 3.7-inch WVGA
The DEFY comes with Adobe Flash Lite support for the Webkit-based browser built-in and offers Motorola's MOTOBLUR social networking and messaging user interface extensions, which include an array of home screen widgets. There is support for IMAP/POP and Exchange email as well as Gmail, and many different social networks, such as Twitter and Facebook, can be easily integrated and imported as contacts. Users should appreciate the built-in Swype text input system since there is no hardware keyboard on the DEFY.
The Motorola DEFY features a 5 megapixel camera with an LED flash. A music player is also available, and it can be used with both wired 3.5mm headphones as well as with wireless Bluetooth headphones and headsets, and media can also be accessed through the phone's
No word yet on pricing or availability of the Motorola DEFY.
|Specifications for the Motorola DEFY|
|Operating System||Android 2.1|
|Band||GSM 850/900/1800/1900MHz, UMTS 900/2100MHz|
|Size||59 x 107 x 13.4mm (2.3 x 4.2 x .53in)|
|Battery Life||Up to 6.6 hours talk time, up to 16.6 days standby time|
|Main Display||3.7-inch WVGA (854 x 480 pixel) touchscreen|
|Camera||5 megapixel auto-focus, LED flash|
|Video||Record/Playback 26 - 30fps|
|Memory||microSD slot (up to 32GB)|
|Other||Scratch-proof glass, Android Market, Google apps, music player, GPS, Flash Lite 3 support, MOTOBLUR, Swype text input, micro-USB port, DLNA|