Motorola has announced that the Defy Pro would be landing in Canada by way of Rogers this summer. Much liike the original Motorola Defy, this handset is built for punishment with dust, splash, and scratch resistance, except this time there's a keyboard. Here are the specs.
2.7-inch 320 x 480 HVGA display with Gorilla Glass
Android 2.3 Gingerbread
1 GHz processor
5 megapixel camera with LED flash and front-facing VGA camera
1700 mAh battery, 12 hours continuous use time, 13.5 days standby
IP67-certified (totally protected against dust, protected against immersion between 15 cm and 1 m)
Awhile back I was really interested in the Motorola Admiral, but since it never made it to the GSM side of things, there was never really an option for us Canadians. As a guy with a history with BlackBerry, I can definitely appreciate the physical keyboard - hopefully it won't be dampened by the ho-hum specifications. I could live without ICS, but a bigger battery and some impact protection would be nice. Any Canadians interested in picking this one up? Any Americans looking for something tough and entry-level with a physical keyboard?