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Motorola DEFY PRO splashes some ruggedness to the portrait QWERTY form factor

0. phoneArena 06 Jul 2012, 12:26 posted on

Although it’s not mentioned at the moment that it’ll be making a landing in the US, there’s no arguing that some people will take a liking to the Motorola DEFY PRO. In fact, aside from its obvious portrait QWERTY form factor, the DEFY PRO stands out for its ruggedized construction...

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posted on 06 Jul 2012, 12:29

1. Droid_X_Doug (Posts: 5282; Member since: 22 Dec 2010)


Interesting how there appears to be a market for a portrait handset with a physical keyboard - just not for RIM. Good luck to Moto.

posted on 06 Jul 2012, 12:59 2

2. OptimusOne (Posts: 694; Member since: 22 May 2012)


man i want a keyboard like that :(

i want an android phone that looks like a blackberry torch with the keyboard but reallty good specs

posted on 06 Jul 2012, 16:20 1

4. NickAMK (Posts: 1; Member since: 16 Nov 2011)


I hear you. Also waiting for something like that with higher ppi and 5mp+ camera =/

posted on 07 Jul 2012, 08:31

9. warrenellis93 (Posts: 36; Member since: 21 Jul 2011)


this has 5mp camera

posted on 06 Jul 2012, 14:31

3. christianqwerty (Posts: 460; Member since: 05 May 2011)


This looks like an ugly version of a blackberry bold 9900

posted on 06 Jul 2012, 19:38

5. snowgator (Posts: 3159; Member since: 19 Jan 2011)


All in the eye of the beholder, Christian!! (been a while. Glad to see a post!!)

posted on 06 Jul 2012, 19:41

6. snowgator (Posts: 3159; Member since: 19 Jan 2011)


Okay Moto- I understand that this type of form factor requires smaller screens, but you knocked it out of the park with the slightly larger than 3" screen on the Pro and XPRT. Why go backwards?

Other than that, love it as an option. Probably a little underpowered. Pro phones tend to be, for some reason.

posted on 06 Jul 2012, 23:02

7. JcHnd (Posts: 81; Member since: 30 Apr 2012)


It looks pretty nice, It was about time they released another defy phone, cuz I love mine!

posted on 07 Jul 2012, 01:42 4

8. pikapowerize (banned) (Posts: 1869; Member since: 03 May 2012)


i just hope motorola will be back on top! they make awesome phones! and samsung isnt appealing to look but they got killer hardware!

motorola! be back in the business! especially on south east asia!!! :)

posted on 07 Jul 2012, 13:40 1

10. mtajulmuluk (Posts: 18; Member since: 15 Jun 2012)


Great Motorola,,,,

posted on 08 Jul 2012, 01:20

11. akbar (Posts: 55; Member since: 09 Feb 2012)


Is this optical trackpad in the middle or 5-way button?

I am waiting for this phone, probably next. Just hope it has at least 512MB of RAM and decent CPU. And please let it have higher resolution than the obsolete 320x240 (although when I am looking at the available pictures it is very unlikely ;-( )

posted on 16 Jul 2012, 09:36

12. akbar (Posts: 55; Member since: 09 Feb 2012)


Hei the Brazilian guys please share some more specs, unboxing, video review, etc.
I am dying for this phone.

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