Motorola seems to be in a giving mood in the past couple of days, with regard to phones in India. They launched the XT800 Glam yesterday and now it seems the reports from last week that said the Defy would infact make it to our shores were partly true. The phone does seem to be available at retailers, but there has been no official announcement yet. Update: It looks like the phone has indeed been launched officially in India. The phone carries a "Best Buy" price of Rs. 18,990 and an MRP of Rs. 21,900.
The Defy is primarily a dust-proof and water-resistant phone, tailor-made to suit Indian conditions. The phone has a gorilla glass display, which means you won’t have to head to the nearest service center after a drop or two. It’s powered by a TI OMAP3610 processor clocking 800 MHz and a 512 MB RAM. Here’s a look under the hood of the Defy:
- 3.7-inch Capacitive Touchscreen with 480 x 854 pixel resolution
- Wi-Fi 802.11 b/g/n, DLNA, 3G, A-GPS
- Bluetooth 2.1 with A2DP
- 5 Megapixel camera with Autofocus and LED Flash
- In-built 2 GB memory, expandable up to 32 GB
- FM Radio
Defy runs on Android 2.1 Eclair but it’s being said that the phone is in-line for a Froyo update pretty soon. The OS also has a MOTOBLUR UI with Live Widgets on top. Other features include a Proximity Sensor, Accelerometer and integration with Facebook, Twitter and MySpace.