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Motorola DEFY PRO

Announced
Jul 17, 2012
Market status
Released

Pros

  • Water-resistant phone

Cons

  • Low pixel density screen (214 ppi)
  • Single-core processor

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Description

Thanks to the physical QWERTY keyboard oriented in portrait mode, the Motorola DEFY PRO has a strong resemblance to a BlackBerry model, but adds IP67 certification which means it is resistant to spills and dust. The Motorola DEFY PRO offers a 2.7 inch touchscreen made from Gorilla Glass and is built to take all the abuse that someone with an active lifestyle heaps upon his smartphone. Speaking of active lifestyles, the Motorola DEFY PRO has a special dashboard that helps you track specific outdoor activities such as camping, hiking and a daily workout. There is both a 5MP rear-facing camera and a VGA shooter on front for self-portraits and video chat. Android 2.3 is installed.

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Design

  • Device type:
    • Smart phone
  • OS:
    • Android (2.3.7)
  • Dimensions:
    • 4.33 x 2.60 x 0.47 inches (110 x 66 x 11.95 mm)
  • Weight:
    • 4.06 oz (115 g)
      the average is 4.9 oz (139 g)
  • Rugged:
      • Water, Dust resistant
    • IP certified:
      • IP 67

Display

  • Physical size:
    • 2.7 inches
  • Resolution:
    • 480 x 320 pixels
  • Pixel density:

    Pixel density - The pixel density of a display represents the number of pixels over an area of one inch. It’s measured in “pixels per inch”, or ppi. The higher the number, the more detailed and good-looking the display is.

    • 214 ppi
  • Technology:

    Technology - There are two main screen technologies currently used in phones and tablets: LCD and AMOLED. The former usually features a light source and liquid crystals, while the latter is based on organic light-emitting diodes. Newer LCD variations like IPS-LCD and Super-LCD allow for very accurate color reproduction and very wide viewing angles, where no significant image quality loss is observed. Current AMOLED screens differ in such a way that they can exhibit much more saturated colors (sometimes too much) and incredibly high contrast levels, which is due to black color being completely black in AMOLED displays.

    • LCD
  • Touchscreen:
      • Multi-touch
  • Features:
    • Light sensor, Proximity sensor, Scratch-resistant glass

Camera

  • Camera:
      • 5 megapixels
    • Flash:
      • LED
    • Features:
      • Autofocus, Digital zoom, Geo tagging
  • Camcorder:
      • 800 x 480 pixels 24 fps
    • Features:
      • Video calling
  • Front-facing camera:
      • 0.3 megapixels VGA

Hardware

  • System chip:

    System chip - Most modern handsets use an advanced chip that includes many of the device’s hardware modules like the processor, Wi-Fi, Bluetooth and sometimes even the wireless radio. This field shows what particular system chip (or System-on-a-Chip) is used in the phone.

    • Qualcomm Snapdragon S1 MSM7227A
  • Processor:

    Processor - The processor is the main computing component of a phone and is a major factor when it comes to the overall speed of the device. Some more powerful smartphones use dual-core and quad-core processors designed to deliver greater performance.

    • Single core, 1000 MHz, ARM Cortex-A5
  • Graphics processor:
      • Adreno 200 (enhanced)
  • System memory:

    System memory - System memory, or RAM memory is the type of memory that the device uses to temporarily store data from the OS or currently-running apps. The more RAM available to the device, the better the performance will be when multiple or heavier programs are running.

    • 512 MB RAM
  • Built-in storage:
    • 1 GB
  • Storage expansion:
    • microSD, microSDHC up to 32 GB

Battery

  • Talk time:
    • 12.00 hours
      the average is 12 h (703 min)
  • Stand-by time:
    • 13.5 days (324 hours)
      the average is 20 days (491 h)
  • Capacity:
    • 1700 mAh

Multimedia

  • Music player:
    • Filter by:
      • Album, Artist, Playlists
    • Features:
      • Album art cover, Background playback
  • Radio:
      • FM, Stereo, RDS
  • Speakers:
    • Earpiece, Loudspeaker
  • YouTube player:
    • Yes

Internet browsing

  • Built-in online services support:
    • YouTube (upload), Picasa/Google+

Technology

  • GSM:
    • 850, 900, 1800, 1900 MHz
  • UMTS:
    • 850, 1900 MHz
  • Data:
    • HSPA (unspecified), UMTS, EDGE, GPRS
  • Positioning:

    Positioning - This field shows the positioning systems supported by the device. There are three main types: GPS, A-GPS and GLONASS. GPS - This is one of the most widespread global positioning technologies, developed and maintained by the U.S. government. It uses satellites in order to detect your location. Works best in clear weather. A-GPS - A-GPS stands for Assisted GPS and is the industry standard for positioning and navigation. “Assisted” means that it can use local wireless networks, in addition to satellites, for quicker and more precise localization. GLONASS - GLONASS is a global positioning system, developed by the Russian Federation. It’s very similar to GPS, but isn’t so popular in cell phones.

    • A-GPS
  • Navigation:
    • Yes
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Connectivity

  • Bluetooth:
      • 3.0
  • Wi-Fi:
      • 802.11 b, g, n
  • USB:
      • USB 2.0
    • Connector:
      • microUSB
    • Features:
      • Mass storage device, USB charging
  • Other:
    • Tethering, Computer sync, OTA sync

Other features

  • Notifications:
    • Music ringtones (MP3), Polyphonic ringtones, Vibration, Flight mode, Silent mode, Speakerphone
  • Sensors:
      • Accelerometer, Compass
    • Voice dialing, Voice commands, Voice recording

Availability

  • Officially announced:
    • 17 Jul 2012

To see the full specifications with in-depth details click here.

This device is also known as Motorola XT560


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