The Lenovo-owned, smartphone maker, Motorola today announced the new Motorola Defy rugged smartphone with Android OS that comes with military-grade durability and IP68 ratings making it a waterproof smartphone. This device is drop-proof to 1.8m and comes with MIL-SPEC 810H standards of the US military.
The screen of the device comes with Corning Gorilla Glass Victus with a 0.7mm thick layer adding additional display safety. The Motorola Defy is priced at €329 in European and LATAM markets where it’ll be available with forged green and black colour options in the coming weeks. Let’s check out the brief specifications of the device next.
It features a 6.5-inch HD+ LCD Max Vision display with Corning Gorilla Glass Victus protection usable with wet fingers and 1600×720 pixels resolution. It is powered by an octa-core Qualcomm Snapdragon 662 SoC with up to 2 GHz 4 x Kryo 260 Performance (Cortex A73-based) + Up to 1.8GHz 4 x Kryo 260 Efficiency (Cortex A53-based).
It comes with 4GB of LPDDR4x RAM and 64GB of inbuilt storage capacity that is expandable up to 512GB with a microSD card slot. It runs out of the box on the Android 10 OS and is also upgradable to the Android 11 OS. It has a triple rear camera with a 48-megapixel main camera with f/1.7 aperture, a 2-megapixel Macro Vision camera with f/2.4 aperture, and another 2-megapixel depth sensor with night vision mode.
It also has an 8-megapixel camera on the front with an f/2.2 aperture. This device has a fingerprint sensor on the rear side integrated inside Motorola’s “M” logo. This device is water and dust resistant with IP68 ratings and is MIL-STD-810H certified. It also has a programmable shortcut key with Push to Talk (PTT) mode. It has a 5000mAh battery with 20W Turbopower charging and connectivity options are Dual 4G VoLTE, Wi-Fi 802.11 ac (2.4GHz|5GHz), Bluetooth 5.0, GPS + GLONASS, NFC, and a USB Type-C waterproof port. It measures 169.8×78.2×10.9mm and weighs 232 grams.