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Motorola Defy with Motoblur Sim Free Android Smartphone - Black/White


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  • MOTOBLUR functionality
  • Dust and water resistant
  • Crystal clear sound - background noise filters and functionality that amplifies your voice in noisy environments
  • High-resolution 3.7” WVGA display for maximized playback and web browsing
  • Corning Gorilla® Glass display has outstanding resistance to impact and scratch damage

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Product details

Colour Name: Black/White
  • Product Dimensions: 5.9 x 1.3 x 10.7 cm ; 118 g
  • Boxed-product Weight: 340 g
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  • Batteries 1 Lithium ion batteries required.
  • Item model number: Motorola Defy
  • ASIN: B004L2L64C
  • Date first available at Amazon.co.uk: 21 Jan. 2011
  • Average Customer Review: 3.3 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (120 customer reviews)
  • Amazon Bestsellers Rank: 76,656 in Electronics (See Top 100 in Electronics)

Product Description

Colour Name: Black/White

Product Description

Adobe Flash Lite 3 provides devices with Flash support for basic mobile web browsers so you can access many of your favorite Flash web sites. Enhanced Web-browsing capabilities and a high-resolution touch display that provides edge-to-edge views of your favorite websites, photos and videos. The enhanced version of Motoblur makes it even easier to manage all your emails, messages and social updates in one easy place with the additions of filtering, resizable widgets, added corporate security and a versatile

Manufacturer's Description

Tons of applications, widgets and games to choose from on Google’s Android MarketTM.
The high-resolution 3.7” WVGA display stretches from edge-to-edge to maximize media playback and web browsing. See a larger schematic image of all controls and ports.

MOTOROLA DEFY with MOTOBLUR

Are You Ready For Everything Life Throws Your Way?

Because life is full of challenges, we’ve designed a phone that handles everything life throws your way. MOTOROLA DEFY with MOTOBLUR combats communication overload by streaming all your contacts, posts, messages, photos and much more —from Facebook®, MySpace, Twitter, Gmail™, work and personal e-mail, and LastFM — directly to your homescreen with the option to filter out anything you don’t want to be bothered with. MOTOBLUR also automatically backs up contacts, log-in information, home screen customizations, e-mail and social network messages to a secure server and provides remote data wipe for lost or stolen devices. One username and password restores contacts, messages and connectivity to prior networks and e-mail providers.

With enhanced Web-browsing capabilities and a high-resolution touchscreen display that provides edge-to-edge views of your favorite websites, photos and videos—it’s also boredom proof. Download games and apps like Cardio Trainer from Android Market, and put them within easy reach on one of your seven customizable homescreens. With the 5MP camera with built-in flash, digital zoom and auto-focus, there’s no need to bring additional equipment to document your adventures. And when the road ahead gets bumpy, MOTOROLA DEFY offers peace of mind with a dust and water-resistant design and a Corning Gorilla® Glass touchscreen display which provides outstanding resistance to impact and scratch damage for those occasional bumps and bruises. CrystalTalkTM PLUS vanquishes noisy environments with two microphone noise filtering which intelligently filters out background noise and amplifies your voice so you don’t have to shout.

MOTOBLUR offers new features that give you more control.
Manage your life by simplifying the process of staying in touch. Stream your contacts, posts, messages, photos and much more.

Life’s information overloads: sorted

MOTOROLA DEFY with MOTOBLUR helps you manage your life by simplifying the process of staying in touch. It streams all your contacts, posts, messages, photos and much more —from Facebook®, MySpace, Twitter, Gmail™, work and personal e-mail, and LastFM — directly to your homescreen with the option to filter out anything you don’t want to be bothered with. MOTOBLUR also automatically backs up contacts, log-in information, home screen customizations, e-mail and social network messages to a secure server and provides remote data wipe for lost or stolen devices. One username and password restores contacts, messages and connectivity to prior networks and e-mail providers.

Let your fingers glide over the optional SWYPE® QWERTY keyboard for faster emailing, searches, texts and instant messages. SWYPE eliminates having to tap every letter and instead uses a flowing, finger-tracing method to quickly get your messages out.

Stands up to water, dust and life

MOTOROLA DEFY with MOTOBLUR is dustproof and water-resistant, so your investment is safe and protected from things like spills, rain, quick submersions and dust that typically can damage your device. Its Corning Gorilla® Glass Display provides impact and scratch resistance for those occasional bumps and drops. And now you can hear and be heard with crystal clear sound with CrystalTalkTM PLUS two microphone noise filtering which intelligently filters out background noise and amplifies your voice in noisy environments so you don’t have to shout. Now you can take calls and watch movies at the beach or poolside and know that your phone is protected from sand and water splashes.

Boredom is not an option

MOTOROLA DEFY with MOTOBLUR comes with a 3.7” high resolution WVGA touchscreen display that now has an increased number of touch sensors for greater sensitivity, accuracy, response and speed. It provides edge-to-edge views of your favorite websites like YouTube. Whatever you’re watching, it will now be even further enhanced, thanks to the MOTOROLA DEFY’s faster and more powerful processor. And for people who like to create their own entertainment, it comes equipped with a 5MP camera with flash, digital zoom, autofocus and video capture. Capture and then share your pictures and videos with the group on Digital Living Network Alliance (DLNA) enabled devices throughout your home like PCs, TVs, other mobile devices, etc. With such a wide variety of apps from the Google Android Market your phone can be a gaming device, a cardio trainer, a finance whiz, a travel expert but most importantly a smarter smart phone.

Now, the only service that can sync all your friends, emails, messages, and Facebook®, MySpace, Twitter feeds and happenings with continuous updates and back-ups, along with the ability to remotely locate and wipe your phone if it is ever lost or stolen, just got better.

MOTOBLUR 1.5

Introducing the latest MOTOBLUR. MOTOBLUR offers new features that give you more control, including customizable filters that let you view your messages and happenings any way you like, the ability to move and resize preloaded widgets, and new ways to manage your Battery Life and data consumption.

Water-resistant & Dust Proof

Built and tested to withstand dust and water so your investment’s safe and protected from things like spilt coffee, rain and other common hazards that can damage your phone.

CrystalTalkTM PLUS

Hear and be heard with crystal clear sound. With CrystalTalkTM PLUS two microphone noise filtering intelligently filters out background noise and amplifies your voice in noisy environments so you don’t have to shout.

Corning Gorilla® Glass

Get peace of mind knowing your Corning Gorilla® Glass display has outstanding resistance to impact and scratch damage.

3.7” WVGA Display with new touchscreen enhancements

The high-resolution 3.7” WVGA display stretches from edge-to-edge to maximize media playback and web browsing. An increased number of touch sensors in the display take the touch sensitivity, accuracy and response time to new levels.

Fast and powerful processor drives a better browsing & entertainment experience.
With such a wide variety of apps from the Google Android Market your phone can be a gaming device, a cardio trainer, a finance whiz, a travel expert but most importantly a smarter smart phone.
Adobe® Flash® Enabled (Adobe Flash Lite 3)

Adobe® Flash® Lite® devices deliver a more complete browsing experience to include your favorite popular online videos, games and web apps.

Google’s Android MarketTM

Tons of applications, widgets and games to choose from on Google’s Android MarketTM.

-CardioTrainer is a free mobile fitness application that lets you automatically track your exercise activity with GPS and pedometer. You can record any kind of workout, review workouts with a rich graphical history and compare yourself to other users with World Rankings and High Scores. Connect with your Facebook account to share your exercise activity with your friends on Facebook.

-CardioTrainer is a free mobile fitness application that lets you automatically track your exercise activity with GPS and pedometer. You can record any kind of workout, review workouts with a rich graphical history and compare yourself to other users with World Rankings and High Scores. Connect with your Facebook account to share your exercise activity with your friends on Facebook. -CardioTrianer is your mobile fitness partner for any kind of exercise activity.

5 MP Camera

Leave the camera and video camera at home and show off your photography skills with a phone that takes high quality pictures & video.

Connected Music Player

The music player connects you to your music with a new style of media player that lets you buy and instantly download music from Amazon’s MP3 store while integrating third party apps such as Shoutcast, Midomi, GoTv, Last.fm, TuneWiki, and YouTube*. Share your favorite tracks and discover new ones with tools like song ID, find lyrics, watch videos, and stream FM radio. You can even share what you’re listening to with others nearby and vice versa.


Customer Questions & Answers

Customer Reviews

3.3 out of 5 stars

Most Helpful Customer Reviews

112 of 113 people found the following review helpful By deeella on 25 Nov. 2010
Colour Name: Black
Good: The USP of this phone is that it's rugged but this is a great smart phone in its own right. The hi-res screen is very sharp and vivid (it's also better outdoors and a slightly higher res than the HTC amoled screens). The processor is a lower grade than the most powerful (and much more expensive) smart phones, but you barely notice the difference (avoid using too many widgets if you want a very smooth interface). Angry Birds on this phone is very vivid and smooth. The phone is also slick looking for a rugged phone - it's a lot smaller than an iPhone but has a bigger screen, and you wouldn't think it was rugged apart from the covered ports.

The only bad points are a (slightly) slower processor and the fact that it's running android 2.1. But it will be updated to 2.2 early next year so the phone will speed up with the more efficient OS.

All this for less than £300 (half the price of an iPhone!), and the peace of mind that you can drop it and get it wet without it breaking (and paying the costly repair bills)

Update: Still think this phone is great. I've customised the home screens with Launcher Pro (cost £2) which has a very slick look and great functionality (much like HTC's acclaimed skin) with pinch-to-expose and great social media / calendar widgets. I now use doubletwist as the media player which is great. Using "Advanced Task Killer" I kill apps which such battery life and memory - this app is a must for Android. I've experienced no lags with this set up and it's great to customise things the way you want them. DLNA is brilliant - I can play music over wifi to my computer - why do people bother with docks??
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21 of 21 people found the following review helpful By MRC on 16 Dec. 2010
Colour Name: Black
I love Apple products and I loved my 3GS iPhone. Like all apple products it looks and feels like quality ...and then it was stolen. I did masses of homework. Should I get the 4G or stick with the 3G? In the end I finally settled on a Motorola Defy and I after a month, I regard it as one of my personal BEST BUYs for 2010. It feels like a genuine iPhone killer for people like me who are basically untidy, a bit geeky and don't want to spoil the look of a beautiful piece of engineering with protective covers. The Defy doesn't need a cover and I like the solid functional look and feel of it. At 118g (11% lighter than the iPhone) it is just the right weight. Light enough to carry in a shirt pocket and heavy enough to notice when it isn't there. It is fast and offers more possibilities for geeks. Android market is great and I am no longer locked into iTunes, which alone earns it a few points. I got a monthly T-mobile contract for 10 quid (100 mins 100 texts and 1GB broadband) and it gets 2G Orange coverage if needed. Skype works well and is great if you want to talk to fellow skypers for free. On the downside, it can't get many UK telly channels and iPlayer has yet to produce an android app. The camera is a bit flakey in unnatural light, but the flash helps and it does a reasonable job outside. From what I can see, if you want good pics get a good camera.
All in all a great value for money product and highly recommended.
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13 of 13 people found the following review helpful By Cheshihvost on 11 April 2011
Colour Name: Black
Great service from Amazon! Delivered in 3 days (Ireland).

Many thanks to everyone for the reviews!
Here my 2 cents for potential buyers...

I work mostly outside (wet conditions,dirty hands :-) so I needed something protected. Btw my prevoius phone died after my baby spitted on it :-)
It's my first android, and I'm more than happy with my choice!!!!

There was a lot of reports about earpeace problem (misplaced and gets broke when you stick headphones in - manufacturing fault).
The "broken" ones were those made in the pre-series. So you can look to your box, and search for the serial.
"xxxxYMxxxx, where Y identifies the year (L-M=2009,N-P=2010,Q-R=2011) and M the month
(A-B=Jan,C-D=Feb,E-F=Mar,G-H=Apr,J-K=May,L-M=Jun,N-P=Jul,Q-R=Aug,S-T=Sep,U-V=Oct, W-X=Nov,Y-Z=Dec).
So L012NU4H8T was manufactured in October 2010, just as an example."
If you bought it and have been made before January 2011, you are an unlucky guy,
or lucky if it didn't have problems untill now. If it's made after Jan 2011, there is no worry.

Mine is QE - March 2011.

I've been using my Defy for more than 2 months now, everything is working, no problems at all.
Screen is bright and clear, responsive, pleasure to use, good under the sunlight, bigger than iPhone's one.
Handset is well built, comfy body with good grip. Right size, right weight, fits palm perfectly. No problems to operate it by one hand on a go. With leather cover it looks much bigger and heavier (if you need that :-)
Gets a good signal at the underground car park, where iPhone, SE xPeria Mini, LG Secret have no signal at all.
Battery survived 12 hours of heavy usage, lasts 2 days on standby with occasional calls.
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30 of 31 people found the following review helpful By Scooby Dooby Doo on 17 Dec. 2010
Colour Name: Black
Ok this phone currently runs Android 2.1 but is due to be upgraded to Android 2.2 possibly 2.3 early 2011 but do not let this put you off. I have had this mobile now for the 2 weeks and I can honestly say it's the best Android mobile I've ever owned. Yes it is water proof up to 1 metre providing you use the rubber plugs attached to seal the 3.5mm headphone jack and the charging port, these both take seconds to do. At first looks the phone seems too small to have a 3.7 inch screen but Motorola have laid everything out really well. It is a comfortable size to fit in your hand trouble free. The touch screen is very responsive and a delight to use. During calls the sound quality is very good. If you do not like the call quality there are 4 different call sound quality options. People have commented on how the Motorola interface is a pain and is too showy well it is, however with just a drag and drop you can remove any or all of the motorola widgets/apps until all 7 screens are completely blank then you can go about customising it with a layout, apps or widgets that are included or that can be downloaded (many are free) from the Android Market. The 800mhz processor is super quick, switching between apps and tasks with lightening speed. Texting and emailing is bliss with the added bonus of having the option of using Swype input. I'd never used it before and after some fiddling with the options it really does make texting/emailing so very easy. You can type without having to lift your finger off the screen! The Wifi capability is above average and connects to and finds WiFi hotspots really quick. The battery is 1500mah.Read more ›
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