Water Resistant Motorola DEFY™ XT And DEFY™ MINI Come To India


Motorola Mobility, on 8th June launched their two water resistant handsets, Motorola DEFY and DEFY Mini in India. Both the phones are made to perform hard duties. As a part of the package they come with Cornings Gorilla Glass touchscreens. While DEFY XT has 3.7″ touchscreen, DEFY Mini has a pocket-able 3.2″ one. They are water -resistant, scratch resistant and  dust proof phones. And as a solid proof both of them are IP67 certified. Additionally DEFY Mini can accomodate two SIMs inside it. To provide long battery life, DEFY XT and DEFY Mini have 1650 mAh battery. DEFY XT has 5MP camera while DEFY MINI has 3MP camera. Both of them also come with front facing VGA cameras. The DEFY XT is powered by 1GHz processor and DEFY MINI has 600MHz processor ticking at its heart. Both the phones run on Android 2.3 Gingerbread. They are also the first Motorola phones in India to feature MotoSwitch interface, a smart user interface as Motorola claims.

 “Our original Motorola DEFY was a hit all over Asia. We are now expanding our portfolio of water-resistant smartphones to give you more choices without having to break your wallet,” said Rajan Chawla, country head (sales and operations), India, Motorola Mobility. “Now you can stay connected all day long, through every adventure, and share your fun with everyone who matters most to you.”

Motorola DEFY MINI Features:

Android 2.3 Gingerbread

Dual-SIM

850/2100 UMTS; 850/900/1800/1900 GSM; GPRS/EDGE Class 12

3.2″ HVGA with capacitive touch with scratch resistant Corning® Gorilla® Glass

3MP camera with flash

Front VGA camera

MicroSD card support (up to 32Gb) 2GB MicroSD card included

Water resistance and repellent and Dust resistant, IP67 certified

WiFi 802.11 b/g/n, DLNA

MotoSwitch 2.0 user interface

600MHz processor

512MB RAM

GPS/aGPS

3.5 mm stereo jack

1650mAh battery for up to 9 hrs  Talk Time and up to 11 days  Standby Time

Capture/Playback/Streaming MPEG4, H.263, H.264, [email protected]

Bluetooth® A2DP, AVRCP

Motorola DEFY XT Features:

Android 2.3 Gingerbread

115 x 58.5 x 11.95 mm

850/2100 UMTS; 850/900/1800/1900 GSM; GPRS/EDGE Class 12

3.7” inch FWVGA display, capacitive touch and scratch resistant Corning® Gorilla® Glass

5MP Auto Focus camera with flash

Front VGA camera

MicroSD card support – 2Gb MicroSD card included

Water resistance and repellent and Dust resistant, IP67 certified

WiFi 802.11 b/g/n, DLNA

MotoSwitch 2.0 user interface

1GHz processor

512MB RAM

GPS/aGPS

3.5 mm stereo jack

1650 mAh battery for up to 9.5 hrs  Talk Time and up to 20 days Standby Time

Video recording: MPEG4, H.263, H.264, [email protected]

Video playback: MPEG4, H.263, H.264, [email protected]

Bluetooth® A2DP, AVRCP

Motorola DEFY XT is available at selected retailers starting today for a recommended retail price of INR16,190 and Motorola DEFY MINI will start retailing on June 20th  for a recommended retail price of INR11,490.


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