Motorola has planning to release a pair of new Motorola DEFY-like, which is rugged handset in the summer next year. Both upcoming rugged handsets would bring the IP54 International Protection standard for rugged handsets that provide a degree of protection against falling dirt, sleet, rain, snow, and windblown dust.

For comparison, the Motorola DEFY phone is support for IP67 rating for a waterproof rugged device. According to source, the upcoming Motorola DEFY-like rugged phones will be a candybar form factor, which is very similar to the Motorola DEFY. There is no further specification of this rugged handset. Stay tuned at here for more information.

Source: phonearena site
Two Motorola DEFY-like Coming in summer 2011