Motorola Defy Satellite Link launched

The Motorola Defy Satellite Link is a Bluetooth accessory that turns any phone into a two-way satellite messenger, allowing you to send and receive text messages and location via satellite

The device is compatible with iOS 14 and Android 10 and later smartphones, and works with any cellular or Wi-Fi network

The device has a built-in SOS feature that lets you trigger an emergency call to a 24/7 monitoring center, even without a smartphone connection

The device also has a check-in button that lets you send your coordinates or a message to your loved ones, giving them peace of mind while you explore remote locations

The device uses the MediaTek MT6825 satellite connectivity chip, which supports both low earth orbit (LEO) and geostationary satellites over 22,000 miles away

The device has a 600 mAh battery that lasts up to four days on standby, and is IP68 rated to be dustproof and waterproof at nearly 5 ft. for 30 minutes

The device comes with a webbing strap with D-ring attachment, making it easy to carry or attach to your backpack or belt

The device requires a service plan from Bullitt Satellite, which starts at $4.99 per month for up to 30 messages, and goes up to $30 per month for up to 400 messages

The device is available for purchase in the U.S. for $150, which includes a year’s subscription to the Essentials Messaging plan

The device is part of the Motorola Defy series of rugged phones and accessories, which are designed to defy limits and withstand harsh environments