Motorola Defy+

  • Motorola Defy+
70
Based on 27 scores, 33 reviews available
  • Excellent:
    2
  • Good:
    7
  • Average:
    9
  • Bad:
    9

Pros:

  • Sturdily built; Dust and water proof; Long battery life; Decent sound quality.
  • Good survival rate through spillage and drops, decent design, Android Gingerbread with some useful Motorola widgets...
  • Rugged design, Very compact

Cons:

  • No front-facing camera; Supports only VGA video recording; Poor indoor camera.
  • Moto's social networking app is poorly implemented, camera is decidedly mediocre Look and Feel...

Expert reviews and ratings

By Stuff.tv on 80

When it comes to rugged phones, there’s none smarter nor faster...

By TechTree on 70

Expert Review MRP: Rs 19,500Street Price (As On 19-Jan-2012): ; ; Motorola is back with a sequel to its . The DEFY+ borrows both looks and ruggedness from its predecessor. The phone is certified, which means that it is dust-proof and can stay safely...

By Expert Reviews on 100

The Defy+ has the same great screen, camera and rugged build quality of its forebear, and adds better performance and battery life and a much-improved Android OS...

By Tech2 on 75

The Motorola DEFY+ is priced at Rs. 19,490 (MRP) and Rs. 17,990 (MOP) which keeps it in the same price bracket of the Xperia Active. Besides the 720p limitation and relatively less vivid display, the DEFY+ covers all departments pretty well. It's a...

By 3G UK on 80

It’s not often that we really look at the lifetime of handsets, but when you think about how long phone contacts are nowadays, it’s an advantage to have a handset that can survive being dropped or bashed around a bit. There are more powerful...

By Pocket-lint on 40

Not a phone we'd really recommend to anyone. It's too slow and unreliable, which invalidates all the good things about it. If you REALLY need a rugged phone, then this might be an option, but don't expect to want to live with it for two...

By The Inquirer on 60

The Defy+ isn't exactly the best looking phone we've had in for review at The INQUIRER but its focus is on practicality instead of winning awards on the catwalk. The handset is quite plain looking but some exposed screws look quite cool if you...

By FoneArena on

The Motorola DEFY+ is an evolution of the original Motorola DEFY, which won our heart last year as the only complete smartphone that offers some form of physical protection against water, dust and the occasional drop. In a form that doesn’t make...

By Trusted Reviews on 80

Those looking to upgrade their existing Motorola Defys may be disappointed with the modest enhancements made to the Defy+, indeed it's not worth the upgrade, but newcomers to the waterproof smartphone market should be excited. It won't survive...

By Mobile Choice on 80

If you’ve ruined a phone through too much use (or excitement) in the past , the Defy+ is worth checking out...

By Sydney Morning Herald on 60

The unstoppable march of Google's Android mobile platform has meant a flurry of new offerings in the mid-level smartphone category. Gone are the days where high-tech phones were too expensive and the lower model phones just didn't have the cool...

By Fonehome on 60

Essentially unchanged from the year-old original, the Motorola Defy+ is even more of a niche device than it was before. If you’re an active sort who wants smartphone features, this could be for you – otherwise go with a similarly priced...

By Sydney Morning Herald on 60

As Google's Android market continues to expand, the mid-level smartphone range has never seen the kind of love it is now receiving. Gone are the days where high-tech phones were too expensive and the lower model phones just didn't have the cool...

By Good Gear Guide on 70

The Motorola Defy+ remains the only option if you want an Android phone that will resist the elements. We love the fact is is water and dust resistant, but Motorola's Motoblur software remains mandatory and the Defy+ isn't as fast or...

By itreviews.com on 60

We were fans of the Defy the first time round, and we're fans of the DefyPlus. The same solid shell is complemented by updated innards, and we think the Defy Plus is a winner....

By Tracy and Matt's Blog on

All in all I do feel like it is a good phone but as it is with so many of the recently released Android phones, they are being aimed at a certain niche market and the Motorola Defy+ is no exception. There is no denying that it is a good phone: the...

By CNET Australia on 72

If you're looking for a phone that can survive your "Xtreme" lifestyle, then the Defy+ is at the top of its game. But it's a shame that this rugged exterior doesn't protect a better smartphone...

By Phone Arena on 70

Overall, the Motorola DEFY+ is not a bad smartphone by any means. What makes it a valuable offering though, is the fact that it's an IP67-certified device, designed to withstand some harsher conditions than what your typical handset is used to....

International Review By redusers.com on 80

Como hemos mencionado, el Defy+ es uno de los mejores smartphones de gama media del mercado. Cuenta con la ventaja de contar con Android 2.3 en su interior, y la peculiaridad de estar diseñado para soportar nuestros maltra­tos, una...

International Review By Parentesis on 60

Los estudiantes o profesionistas que no sean muy cuidadosos con sus dispositivos, van a sentir un gran alivio cuando conozcan este celular hecho para el trato...