Motorola Launches Android-based Defy Smartphone

Last Sept. 13, Motorola launched the Motorola Defy smartphone, an alleged ruggedized gadget based on Google’s Android operating scheme T-Mobile will present in time for the holidays.

Whereas preceding Motorola gadgets, for instance, the Motorola Droid X and Motorola Droid 2, gave emphasis to a bigger monitor and slide out keyboard, correspondingly, the Defy sports a 3.7-inch touch screen that is water and scratch resistant.

The manufacturer of phone did not state what edition of Android will open on the handset; however. blogs like Mobile Burn claimed it is based on Android 2.1.

Motorola Defy smartphone

The Android 2.1 construct is utilized on over 40 percent of Android phones, as well as the Samsung Galaxy S line. Android 2.2 is presently running on approximately a third of the entire Android handsets, together with the Google Nexus One, Droid and Droid 2.

The Defy’s Adobe Flash Lite multimedia-powered browser will let consumers utilize some of the 85,000 applications in the Android Market.

The Defy smart phone as well attributes a 5-megapixel camera ready with flash, digital zoom and auto focus. Maintain for the Digital Living Network Alliance (DLNA) on the gadget permits consumers flow, store and contribute to satisfy across DLNA-enabled HDTVs, game consoles and PCs.

CrystalTalk PLUS software stops out sound from the Defy’s two microphones, sifting out backdrop sound.

Motorola is saying nothing about the gadget except that it anticipates presenting it “wholly to T-Mobile USA clientele in instance for the celebration.”

This is the next rugged smart phone from Motorola based on Android. Motorola launched its primary rugged handset, the Motorola i1 on the run network in August. That Android 1.5-based gadget costs $149.99, with a $50 mail-in rebate.