Defy+ http://www.stuff.tv/motorola/defy-0/all en-GB Motorola Defy+ http://www.stuff.tv/motorola/motorola-defy/review <div class="field field-type-text field-field-standfirst"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Motorola&#039;s rugged smartphone gets a brain boost </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-number-integer field-field-enable-hero"> <div class="field-label">Enable hero:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Enable full width image </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-filefield field-field-main-image"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <img class="imagefield imagefield-field_main_image" width="1000" height="817" alt="" src="http://images.cdn.stuff.tv/sites/stuff.tv/files/images/news/moto-defy-plus-main_2.jpg?1364298577" /> </div> <div class="field-item even"> <img class="imagefield imagefield-field_main_image" width="1000" height="1182" alt="" src="http://images.cdn.stuff.tv/sites/stuff.tv/files/images/news/moto-defy-plus-2_2.jpg?1364298577" /> </div> <div class="field-item odd"> <img class="imagefield imagefield-field_main_image" width="1000" height="1697" alt="" src="http://images.cdn.stuff.tv/sites/stuff.tv/files/images/news/moto-defy-plus-3_2.jpg?1364298577" /> </div> <div class="field-item even"> <img class="imagefield imagefield-field_main_image" width="1000" height="563" alt="" src="http://images.cdn.stuff.tv/sites/stuff.tv/files/images/news/moto-defy-plus-4_2.jpg?1364298577" /> </div> </div> </div> <p>Need a phone to take scuba diving? Or maybe you're just congenitally clumsy? Either way, the Defy+, the update to 2010’s Defy, is for you. Unlike most rugged phones, this one is clever enough to be called a smartphone, with a 1GHz processor at its heart.</p> <fieldset class="fieldgroup group-pricing"><legend>Pricing</legend><div class="field field-type-number-float field-field-test-price"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> £220.00 </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-text field-field-price-notes"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> SIM-free </div> </div> </div> </fieldset> <fieldset class="fieldgroup group-ratings"><legend>Ratings</legend><div class="field field-type-hcmreviewrating-rating field-field-overall-rating"> <div class="field-label">Overall rating:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <div class="hcmrating-default">8 stars</div> </div> </div> </div> </fieldset> <fieldset class="content-multigroup-group-sections"><legend>Review Section</legend><fieldset class="content-multigroup-wrapper content-multigroup-0"><div class="field field-type-text field-field-title"> <div class="field-label">Title:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Motorola Defy+ ... hard enough? </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-text field-field-body"> <div class="field-label">Body:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <p>It’s a toughie with protection against shocks, dust and up to 1m of water; even the bright, colourful 3.7in display is protected with super-scratchproof Gorilla Glass.</p> </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-hcmvideofield-video field-field-brightcove-video"> <div class="field-label">Video ID/URL:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <div class="messages warning">This video is not currently supported.</div> </div> </div> </div> </fieldset> <fieldset class="content-multigroup-wrapper content-multigroup-1"><div class="field field-type-text field-field-title"> <div class="field-label">Title:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Motorola Defy+ ... chunky </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-text field-field-body"> <div class="field-label">Body:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <p>The Defy+ has the reassuring chunkiness a rugged phone needs to inspire confidence, but it’s also easy to handle. It’s noticeably more frugal than its predecessor, with a battery that will keep going for a full day and night.</p> </div> </div> </div> </fieldset> <fieldset class="content-multigroup-wrapper content-multigroup-2"><div class="field field-type-text field-field-title"> <div class="field-label">Title:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Motorola Defy+ ... Swype </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-text field-field-body"> <div class="field-label">Body:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <p>It comes with Swype as an installed keyboard. This means that instead of tapping the screen, you swipe your finger from one letter to the next. It takes some getting used to but it’s a neat alternative to direct poking and can be easier to use in more challenging situations.</p> </div> </div> </div> </fieldset> <fieldset class="content-multigroup-wrapper content-multigroup-3"><div class="field field-type-text field-field-title"> <div class="field-label">Title:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Motorola Defy+ ... waterproof </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-text field-field-body"> <div class="field-label">Body:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <p>The sockets are protected from the elements with stoppers and the back door is held tightly in place. It all works splendidly to keep the electronics dry, so now you can finally make phone calls in the bath.</p> </div> </div> </div> </fieldset> </fieldset> <div class="field field-type-text field-field-verdict"> <div class="field-label">Verdict:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <p>When it comes to rugged phones, there’s none smarter nor faster</p> </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-text field-field-legacy-url"> <div class="field-label">Legacy URL:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> /review/motorola-defy </div> </div> </div> http://www.stuff.tv/motorola/motorola-defy/review#comments Defy+ Motorola Smartphones Tue, 06 Mar 2012 12:23:50 +0000 Tony Horgan 420250 at http://www.stuff.tv