Motorola releases Defy with Motorola IP68 waterproof rating, PPO F19 Pro offers tough competition

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Motorola releases Defy with Motorola IP68 waterproof rating, PPO F19 Pro offers tough competition

Motorola Defy, Motorola’s powerful smartphone has been released. It was produced by Motorola in collaboration with the Bullitt Group, for which the Bullitt Group partnered this year. Motorola claims that this phone is one of the strongest smartphones ever. They say their smartphones are just as powerful as the military ones.

The company claims that Motorola Defy has been released with an IP68 waterproof rating. According to the company, Motorola Defy cannot be harmed for 35 minutes at a depth of 1.5 meters under water. At the same time, this smartphone of theirs does not break even after being repeatedly dropped from a height of 6 feet.

Earlier this year Motorola announced a deal with UK-based rugged phone maker Bullitt Group. Now, Moto has unveiled the first phone from the partnership – the Motorola Defy (2021). This is the first Defyphone since 2012 and it has a rugged body with internals similar to the Moto G9 Play.

  
Motorola Defy (2021)

It all starts wit the 6.5-inch HD+ screen with Corning Gorilla Glass Victus. The panel sports a water drop notch for the 8MP selfie shooter. The phone features a ruggedized plastic body which is IP68-certified for water and dust protection. Motorola also assures the Defy can operate in outside temperatures ranging from -25°C to +55°C. The new Defy is also advertised as drop-proof from up to 1.8m heights as long as it lands on the side or corner frame.

Motorola Defy officially announced with IP68 rating and Gorilla Glass Victus

Around the back, we get a 48MP primary camera which is backed by two 2MP modules for macro shots and depth data. The Snapdragon 662 sits at the helm aided by 4GB RAM and 64GB expandable storage. You also get a 5,000 mAh battery with 20W charging and Android 11 with Moto’s UX interface on top.

Motorola Defy officially announced with IP68 rating and Gorilla Glass Victus

The Motorola Defy will be available next week across European and South American markets for the equivalent of €325/$390. Further pricing and availability details were not shared at this point.

Motorola Defy 2021 Details

Display, Design, SecurityMotorola Defy 2021 has a water-drop notch display. The phone sports a 6.5-inch IPS LCD display with HD+ pixel resolution. The display panel has an aspect ratio of 20:9 and a pixel density of 270PPI. The screen is coated with 0.7mm Corning Gorilla Glass Victus protection. The phone features a rear-facing fingerprint sensor for security purpose. Processor, Storage, CameraPowering the device under the hood is Qualcomm’s octa-core Snapdragon 662 chipset. The SoC is aided with Adreno 610 GPU. The phone packs 4GB RAM, 64GB onboard storage, and has microSD card support. On the software front, the handset runs Android 10 out of the box. The imaging department of the Defy 2021 is handled by a triple-camera setup. The rear-facing camera incorporates a 48MP primary main camera, a 2MP depth sensor, and a 2MP macro lens. For selfies and video-calling, the phone sports an 8MP camera. Battery and Connectivity The Motorola Defy 2021 packs a 5000mAh battery that has 20W fast charging support. As for the connectivity, the device has dual-SIM support, 4G VoLTE, Wi-Fi, Bluetooth v5.0, GPS, a 5mm headset jack, and a USB Type-C port. The other features the device has is an IP68 rating and a Military standard MIL-SPEC 810H certification.

Specifications

Motorola Defy has been released with a 6.5-inch HD + display. This includes Corning Gorilla Glass Victus Protection. The smartphone comes with 4GB RAM and 64GB internal storage and dual SIM slot. Its storage capacity is expandable up to 512 GB with a microSD card. This smartphone runs on Qualcomm Snapdragon 662 SoC processor.

Motorola Defy is coming with a triple rear camera setup. The primary camera is 48 megapixels, macro camera 2 megapixels and 2 megapixel depth sensor. The selfie camera on this smartphone is only 8 megapixels. Motorola Defy has been launched with the fingerprint sensor feature. It has a 5,000mAh battery with 20W turbo power charge. Its price in India is around 29 thousand.

NETWORKTechnologyGSM / HSPA
LAUNCHAnnounced2010, September. Released 2010, October
StatusDiscontinued
BODYDimensions107 x 59 x 13.4 mm (4.21 x 2.32 x 0.53 in)
Weight118 g (4.16 oz)
SIMMini-SIM
 Dust/water resistant
DISPLAYTypeTFT
Size3.7 inches, 37.7 cm2 (~59.8% screen-to-body ratio)
Resolution480 x 854 pixels, 16:9 ratio (~265 ppi density)
ProtectionCorning Gorilla Glass
 Touch sensitive controls
MOTOBLUR UI with Live Widgets
PLATFORMOSAndroid 2.1 (Eclair), upgradable to 2.2 (Froyo)
ChipsetTI OMAP 3610
CPU800 MHz Cortex-A8
GPUPowerVR SGX530
MEMORYCard slotmicroSDHC (dedicated slot), 2 GB included
Internal2GB 512MB RAM
MAIN CAMERASingle5 MP, AF
FeaturesLED flash
Video[email protected]
SELFIE CAMERA No
SOUNDLoudspeakerYes
3.5mm jackYes
COMMSWLANWi-Fi 802.11 b/g/n, DLNA, hotspot (Android 2.2)
Bluetooth2.1, A2DP
GPSYes, with A-GPS
RadioStereo FM radio, RDS
USBmicroUSB 2.0
FEATURESSensorsAccelerometer, proximity, compass
BrowserHTML, Adobe Flash Lite
 MP3/WAV/WMA/AAC+ player
MP4/WMV/H.264 player
Document viewer
Photo viewer/editor
Organizer
Voice memo/dial/commands
Predictive text input
BATTERYTypeRemovable Li-Po 1540 mAh battery
Stand-byUp to 238 h
Talk timeUp to 6 h 48 min
MISCColorsBlack, White
SAR1.52 W/kg (head)     1.53 W/kg (body)    
PriceAbout 110 EUR
TESTSCameraPhoto
LoudspeakerVoice 66dB / Noise 65dB / Ring 74dB
Audio qualityNoise -88.7dB / Crosstalk -89.5dB

Oppo F19 Pro can compete

The Moto G100 can compete with the Oppo F19 Pro in India. The phone has a 6.4 inch AMOLED display with a resolution of 2400 x 1800 pixels. Its display is protected by Gorilla Glass. The phone features a MediaTek Helio P95 SoC processor. The phone runs on the Android 11 operating system. It has 8GB of RAM and 128GB of internal storage, which can be expanded up to 256GB with the help of a microSD card. The phone is priced at Rs 21,490.

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