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Motorola Defy+ smartphone defies SA’s environment



Motorola has announced the local availability of the Defy+ smartphone, which is available from Nashua Mobile and 8.ta. The Defy+ is water and scratch resistant, runs Android 2.3 and is powered by a 1GHz processor.

Building on the Motorola Defy, Motorola Defy+ offers exceptional protection from whatever life throws your way with its water resistant, scratch resistant and dust proof design. In addition, Motorola Defy+ has a 1GHz processor that runs 25 percent faster and is more fun with Android 2.3 (Gingerbread) delivering a smarter operating system and better battery life to fully enjoy your experiences. Motorola Defy+ is now available in South Africa.

Water resistant, dust proof, and featuring scratch resistant Corning Gorilla Glass, Motorola Defy+ can survive a sudden rain shower, a day on the beach, an all-night party ‚ or even a tough workout with the pre-loaded CardioTrainer application, which transforms the device into the perfect running mate. Its brilliant 3.7-inch high-resolution touch-screen display enables you to easily view and track your work out progress. Wherever your days ‚ or nights ‚ take you, Motorola Defy+ is the life proof device that can keep up with your toughest demands and wildest adventures.

Motorola Defy+ is faster than ever, keeping up with your on-the-go lifestyle so you can effortlessly browse the Web, stay updated with social networking sites on your home screens, stream and download rich media content more quickly than before. Motorola Defy+ offers an Adobe Flash 10-enabled browser for a rich web experience that allows you to watch your favorite movies or view videos on the Web.

Powered by Android 2.3 (Gingerbread), Motorola Defy+ is smarter than ever. Motorola Defy+ boasts a better battery life, a more intuitive user interface and improvements on the features you use most ‚ including enhanced calendar, email features and home screen options. Users can make Motorola DEFY+ their own by organising and personalising their application trays for easy and quick access to their most used tools, games and content.

Boredom proof your life: the richest experiences in entertainment and social media are always within reach with Motorola Defy +. The Music Player lets you access and share your favorite music. You can also synch your favorite music straight from your desktops at home or work, with Motorola Media Link. Motorola Defy + also features Google Talk to keep you connected with friends and colleagues, while built in apps like Zinio e-magazine service allow you to keep up with favorite publications on-the-go. Entertainment doesn’t stop there: Motorola Defy + also features a 5-megapixel camera with flash: digital zoom and auto focus, letting users capture the best of their social life and create their very own entertainment whatever the conditions.

‚Motorola Defy +, our latest smartphone with life proof qualities, delivers the endurance and design strength to keep up with even the most demanding lifestyles, along with the social and entertainment capabilities that put friends and fun in easy reach,‚ said Dorothy Matemba, Motorola sub-Saharan Africa head of marketing. ‚We designed Motorola Defy + with all the smartphone features you need for a demanding lifestyle.‚

Smart Accessories

A suite of smart accessories ensures users get the most from the Motorola Defy +. Available accessories include Vehicle Dock, Bluetooth Headset, Bluetooth Car Kit and Car Charger.

Key Features and Specifications:

‚óè Powered by Android 2.3 (Gingerbread) and features more than 500,000 apps and games available on Google Play

‚óè 1GHz processor that runs 25 percent faster for efficient Web browsing and multitasking

‚óè Water resistant, scratch resistant and dust proof to withstand all that life throws your way

‚óè Features scratch resistant Corning Gorilla Glass

‚óè 3.7-inch high-resolution touch screen display

‚óè Music Player connects you to all your favorite artists

‚óè MOTOBLUR lets users stay in touch with friends, providing quick access to social media accounts and live widgets directly from the home screen

‚óè Motorola Media Link allows users to sync their media content from their desktops at home or work

‚óè Loaded with the ability to create group emails and communication to stay in touch with friends

‚óè Adobe Flash Player 10 for viewing of applications, content and videos

‚óè 5MP camera with auto focus, flash and digital zoom

‚óè 2GB internal: 2GB microSD card in box, expandable up to 32GB

‚óè Access to Google Mobile Services (Google Maps 5.0 with Navigation, Google Talk, browsing)

‚óè 1700 mAH battery for 7.1 hours of talk time and 16 days in standby


Motorola Defy+, is now available from Nashua Mobile and 8ta. The recommended retail price is from R2899 and it will also be available on contract.

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