Motorola Defy 2 Released | First Android with 2 Way Satellite Messaging

Release Highlights

  • Motorola Defy 2 is the first android phone with two satellite messages.
  • The service can cost up to $149 per year with 30 messages per month
  • It has the Mediatek Dimensity 930 chipset
  • The Defy 2 has a 6.6-inch display with a 120 Hz refresh rate.
  • Users can get the phone with 6GB RAM with 128GB ROM
  • It has a single front camera with a triple back camera
  • Moreover, Motorola has also released Defy Satelite Link Accessory.

Motorola has released the world’s first Android phone with support for two-way satellite messaging. The Motorola Defy 2 has entered the market with all its might and a service plan for $149. By buying this package, users can send up to 30 satellite messages per month. As for now, the service will be available in regions like America, Europe, Africa, Middle East.

Specifications of Motorola Defy 2

The device gets its power from the MediaTek Dimensity 930 chipset. It has a RAM of 6GB with a storage capacity of 128 GB. Motorola Defy 2 only has one variant when choosing RAM and ROM.

Defy Satellite Link Accessory

Users can interact with the phone using the 6.6-inch FHD+ screen that supports s 120Hz refresh rate. It has a water drop screen design that nests the 8MP camera. As for the back, it has a triple camera configuration. The primary lens is 50MP, with an 8MP and 2MP secondary lens.

The satellite phone is made to be used in the wild, so it needs the necessary certifications. The Motorola Defy 2 has MilSpec 810H durability certifications and IP69K ratings. It makes the smartphone quite rugged.

Defy Satellite Link Accessory

Apart from their mobile phone, Motorola has also released an accessory that makes your Android and iPhone support satellite messages. It has a built-in MT6825 3GPP NTN chipset for smooth communication. The addition runs on a 600mAh battery to provide a good backup. Thus, you can use it without any issues.

Defy Satellite Link Accessory of MOTOROLA DEFY 2

Price & Availability

The phone has been released in China and will soon debut worldwide. It is currently available in only one variant.

  • Motorola Defy 2 is priced at $599 (a year of satellite service included)
  • Thbenefitce per year is $149 (30 messages per month)
  • Motorola Satelite Link Accessory is priced at $99

Do you think using a satellite phone be helpful to people stuck in the wild. Is it something you are looking to try?

Source (Weibo, in Chinese)