Sunday, June 8, 2008

ROKR E8 Review: Motorola New Music Phone

There is always a way how vendor makes their music phone music so unique. Sony Ericsson and Nokia have created his own technology, so do Motorola.

Recently Motorola launches its music phone so called ROKR E8. This is a phone with elegant and luxuriant body wrapped by glass material.

This phone equipped by unique feature: touch sensor interface and three ModeShift. By one button touch, user will see ROKR E8 present specific interface, as according to function which they want.

If wish to play music, for example, number buttons would disappear, changes by button of shuffle on/off, auto of repeat on/off, rewind, and forward.

And so do if wish to make a picture with camera, phone only present button of zoom in/out, scene automatic, video record viewer and editing, and switch between video camera and photo.

As a phone which created with music as main feature, ROKR E8 is equipped also with FastScroll navigation button. The user enough shifting finger in light line (non full circle) to choose song and rewind-forward the song swiftly.

ROKR E8 compatible with Windows Media Player 11 so that it able to swiftly transfer the song from personal computer. To transfer 10 original albums, each 10 songs, only required three minutes transfer time.

2 GB internal memory capacity and additional memory to 4 GB makes it big enough for thousands of song.

E8 also has SongID feature to recognize song from radio broadcast. When I play a song from radio, in less than five minutes, it directly recognizes it as song of Skinhead Girl by Warzone. This feature requires GPRS connection.

When play on the music, this phone able to be used for surfing in Internet and makes a picture. Music still able to played when phone is turn off in plane.

Song only stopped when there is a phone call. After call completed, music would automatically on again.

Through Real Audio feature, ROKR E8 presents sparkling voice and more energetically with addition of loudspeaker accessory (S9 Bluetooth Stereo Headphones).

ROKR E8 is also equipped by 2 megapixel camera with 8X zooming. This camera equipped by multishot and recorder and video player feature. It also equipped by Crystal Talk technology to make clear voice when make a call and Text to Speech to read short message.

Unhappily, this phone not equipped sophisticated data transfer feature. It still use GPRS/EDGE network when other competitor has played in 3,5G level.

ROKR E8 Review
Dimension: 115 x 53 x 10,6 mm
Network: Quad-band
Transfer of data: GPRS/EDGE
Weight: 100 grams
Display: 2 inches, QVGA, 262K TFT, 240 x 320 pixels
Memory: 2 GB (internal) and 4GB (addition memory)
Feature: ModeShift, Fast Scroll Navigation, Microsoft Music Ecosystem, 3.5 mm Stereo Headset Jack, Wireless Stereo Bluetooth (A2DP), 2 MP Camera, Airplane Mode, Text to Speech Messages, Crystal Talk
Audio format: MIDI, MP3, AAC, AAC+, Enhanced AAC+, WMA, WAV, AMR-NB, Real Audio (RA) v10
Connectivity: Bluetooth, USB
Battery: 970 mAh

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