Motorola has enhanced its Defy range of smartphones with the new Defy XT and Defy Mini. Keeping up with the rugged design of the Defy series, these smartphones are water-resistant, dust-proof and scratch-resistant. Both smartphones come with Corning Gorilla Glass touchscreens, and just like the Defy Plus, both devices run on Android 2.3 Gingerbread operating system. The Defy XT, which is slightly on the higher-end, than the Mini embeds a 3.7-inch touchscreen. On the other hand, the Dual-SIM Defy Mini sports a 3.2-inch touchscreen. The Motorola Defy XT is now available at select retailers for a recommended retail price of INR 16,190. The Motorola Defy Mini will begin retailing from June 20 for a recommended retail price of INR 11,490.

New Defy smarphones...

New Defy smartphones…

Motorola adds that its MotoSwitch user interface is capable of learning the user behaviour. The user interface has been designed to learn the songs you like, people you talk to most and also the apps you use. It keeps a tab on all your preferences and stores them. The Defy Mini is powered by a 600MHz processor, while the Defy XT is fuelled by a 1GHz processor.

Lets take a look at some specs of both smartphones

Motorola Defy XT features –

  • 3.7-inch capacitive touchscreen with 480 x 854  resolution
  • 3G, EDGE/GPRS, WiFi 802.11 b/g/n, DLNA
  • GPS/aGPS
  • Bluetooth A2DP, AVRCP
  • 5MP Auto Focus camera with flash with front facing VGA
  • microSD card support, 2GB card included         

Motorola Defy Mini features

  • 3.2-inch HVGA capacitive touchscreen with 320 x 480 resolution
  • 3G, EDGE/GPRS, WiFi 802.11 b/g/n, DLNA
  • GPS and AGPS
  • Bluetooth A2DP, AVRCP
  • 3MP camera with flash and front facing VGA camera
  • microSD card support up to 32GB (2GB card included)

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.” 

The Motorola Defy XT and Defy Mini promise longer battery life with the 1650mAh battery. The Motorola Defy XT promises 9.5 hrs hours of talktime and the Defy Mini about 9 hours of talktime. The Motorola Defy XT has a 5-megapixel camera, while the Mini equips a 3-megapixel camera. Both offer VGA front-facing cameras and intuitive interfaces with social and activity widgets. We wish these devices would give us the taste of the lastest ICS version of Android.

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