Motorola Defy has brought the ruggedizied Android action to T-Mobile last year. If you are looking for some Defy refresh, with a hardware upgrade, as well as the emergence of the smartphone on some new frequency bands, we’ve some good news for you. Motorola Mobility has announced the successor of the original Motorola Defy with the addition of “+” in its name, and it will be called as Motorola Defy+. The new handset has upgraded in three areas – Android OS, the processor and the battery.
Motorola Defy+ handset has upgraded to the 1GHz OMAP 3620 Texas Instruments processor from the old 800 MHz OMAP 3610 processor. The handset has also got a slight battery upgrade to a 1700mAh from 1540mAh. For Motorola Defy+, the manufacturer has kept the most of the original’s specs of the original Defy handset, but will be pre-installed with the latest version of the Android OS – v2.3.4 Gingerbread, where as the original Defy has launched with Eclair OS on the board last year. Motorola Defy+ has got IP67 standard certification to get protected from the water, dust, and shock.
Motorola Defy+ comes with the Android Gingerbread 2.3.4 OS, skinned with Motoblur, boasting a 3.7-inch high-resolution touchscreen Gorilla Glass enhanced display with 854 X 480 pixels of resolution, 2GB ROM, 2GB microSD card in the box, scope for memory expansion support up to 32GB via microSD card slot, a 1700mAh battery for providing 7.1 hours of talk-time, standby time of 16 daysand there’s a 5-megapixel auto-focus camera with flash on the back side. Motorola Defy+ is having all the regular features of an Android powered smartphone including a micro USB 2.0, Bluetooth, aGPS, 802.11 Wi-Fi b/g/n connectivity, FM radio, 3.5mm headset jack, Android Market, and a whole host of the Google & the carrier services.
Price & Availability
Motorola hasn’t provide exact release date, price info and the U,S, launch details of the Motorola Defy+ handset, but it has promised to bring it to the Asia, Latin America, and Europe markets by this fall. According to the previous rumors, Motorola Defy+ will be launched by AT&T network. MOre images after the break.
[Source: Motorola Mobility]