The Brilliant Motorola Defy – A Durable Handset Available On Vodafone
Over the last couple of years we have seen Motorola produce a succession of smartphones that differ from the mainstream handsets in terms of design or features, the Backflip and the Flipout being prime examples of this. The new Defy may look fairly generic to the naked eye, yet sports a series of features that make it perhaps the most durable phone to date.
Motorola have taken steps to help the model withstand the inevitable knocks of everyday life. Steps have been taken to improve resistance against dropping, submersion and dust. Normally this would mean the phone would look clumsy and oversized, however the manufacturers have managed to maintain the standard smartphone appearance, complete with sleek edges and dominating screen. This should make the phone immediately more appealing than previous attempts at a “tough” phone. The Motorola Defy works on the popular Android 2.1 operating system, which although not the latest 2.2 version, is still a functional and well received platform. This opens up a world of download possibilities to the user, from the hundreds of Android games to excellent applications, including soe excellent social networking varieties that should appeal to the modern market. The composition of e mails and text messages is aided by the impressive Swype text input method that is used on models such as the hugely popular Samsung Galaxy S. This method means you never have to physically lift your finger from the screen, instead tracing it across the desired letters, and leaving the phone to work out the word that you desire. In tests this worked effectively.
As with the majority of phones from this brand, the Motorola Defy uses its own skin on the OS which is named MotoBlur. This brings an element of functionality and user friendliness to proceedings. MotoBlur helps various areas of performance. Social networking sites are all integrated in one place, allowing simultaneous updates and simple management of data. This new model features the latest version which also offers numerous back up facilities via the increasingly popular cloud system. This enables you to save all of your contacts and information on Motorolas servers, so if you have to replace your handset, the data can be easily downloaded to your new device. Motoblur also incorporates a good selection of live widgets which can give you a variety of information from weather updates to forthcoming appointments.
The Motorola Defy is a stylish and featurepacked phone that scores bonus point for its durability, meaning it should still look great a long time after handsets such as the iPhone 4 and HTC Desire HD have lost much of their gloss.