- Motorola officially launched the new Motorola Defy (2021) on 17th June 2021
- The smartphone is rugged with dust, water, drop, and scratch proof
- The Motorola Defy (2021) price is €329 / £279 in Europe, which is around NPR 46,028.
Motorola had announced a partnership with the UK-based rugged phone maker Bullitt Group. From the partnership, Motorola has now unveiled the first smartphone like the Motorola Defy (2021). Motorola launched the Motorola Defy (2021) on 17th June 2021. The price of the smartphone in Europe is €329. So, the expected price of the Motorola Defy (2021) in Nepal is NPR 42,000.
Motorola Defy (2021) Overview
Design and Build Quality
Motorola Defy (2021) sports a 6.5 inches HD+ screen. It has Corning Gorilla Glass Victus protection. It has a dew-drop notch, housing the selfie camera. The body of the smartphone is a ruggedized plastic body. It is available in two color options: Forged Green and forged Black.
The rear panel has a sleek and textured design, giving the smartphone more grip. It also has a detachable lanyard wrist strap to anchor it to the hand when you need more peace of mind.
In addition, it also has an IP68-certification for water and dust protection; it can be submerged in a depth of 1.5m for 35 minutes.
Similarly, the brand assures that the smartphone can operate at temperatures ranging from -25 °C to +55 °C. And as per the advertisement, the smartphone is drop-proof and can withstand the drop from up to 1.8m heights if it lands on the side or corner frame.
Moreover, the smartphone is designed in a way that it can be cleaned with soap or sanitizer.
Under the hood, it has a Qualcomm Snapdragon 662, built on an 11 nm manufacturing process chipset. Likewise, the chipset has up to 2GHz of clocking speed.
It further combines with 4 GB of RAM and 64 GB of expandable storage. The internal storage is expandable up to 512 GB via a microSD card.
Adreno 610 GPU looks after the graphical processing of the smartphone. Motorola promises the security update for up to 2 years.
Motorola Defy (2021) runs on Android 10 (upgradable to 11) with Moto’s UX interface on the top.
The camera around the back is a triple camera setup; it has a 48 MP primary camera followed by two 2 MP shooters for depth and macro camera.
Motorola has used Quad Pixel technology for the perfect shots between sunrise and sunset. The photo resolution of 12 MP is acquired from the primary camera.
The front of the Motorola Defy (2021) features an 8 MP Selfie shooter inside a dew-drop notch.
Both the cameras are capable of capturing videos of 1080p at 30 frames per second.
Fueling the smartphone is a 5,000 mAh battery.
It supports 20W TurboPower charging; it has a USB Type-C port for charging. A single charge can keep up the phone alive for two days.
Motorola Defy (2021) Specifications
|Build||Glass front, plastic frame, plastic back|
|Protection||IP68 dust/water resistant (up to 1.5m for 35 mins)
Drop-to-concrete resistance from up to 1.8m
|Display||6.5-inches, IPS LCD
720 x 1600 pixels, 20:9 ratio
Corning Gorilla Glass Victus
|OS||Android 10 (upgradable to 11)|
|Chipset||Qualcomm SM6115 Snapdragon 662 (11 nm)|
|CPU||Octa-core (4 x 2.0 GHz Kryo 260 Gold & 4 x 1.8 GHz Kryo 260 Silver)|
|RAM and Storage||4GB RAM with 64 GB storage|
|Main Camera||Triple:||48 MP, f/1.8 (wide)
2 MP, f/2.4, (macro)
2 MP, f/2.4, (depth)
|Video||1080p @ 30fps|
|Selfie||Single||8 MP, f/2.2|
|Sensors||Fingerprint (rear-mounted), accelerometer, gyro, proximity|
|Battery||Li-Po 5000 mAh, non-removable
20W fast charging
|Colors||Forged Black, Forged Green|
Motorola Defy (2021) Expected Price in Nepal and Availability
Motorola Defy (2021) is available in select European and LATAM markets with a starting price of €329 / £279. Accordingly, the expected price of the Motorola Defy (2021) in Nepal is NPR 42,000.
|Motorola Defy (2021) Variant||Price in Europe||Expected Price in Nepal|
|Motorola Defy (2021) (4/64 GB)||€329||NPR 42,000|
The authorized distributor of Motorola devices in Nepal is Call Mobility. Some of the already launched Motorola smartphones in Nepal are Motorola Moto E7 Power, Motorola Moto E7 Plus, Motorola Moto G9 Play, and many others.