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Motorola ROKR E1

alaTest has collected and analyzed 269 reviews of Motorola ROKR E1. The average rating for this product is 3.8/5, compared to an average rating of 4.0/5 for other Cell phones for all reviews. Comments about the screen and sound are on the whole positive. The design and usability also get good views. Many are less positive about the size and camera, while comments are divided on the reliability.

portability, usability, design, sound, screen

performance, camera, size

We analyzed user and expert ratings, product age and more factors. Compared to other Cell phones the Motorola ROKR E1 is awarded an overall alaScore™ of 80/100 = Very good quality.

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Consumer review by: (amazon.co.uk)

Amazon.co.uk review summary for Motorola ROKR E1

 

alaTest has collected and analyzed 16 user reviews of Motorola ROKR E1 from Amazon.co.uk. The average user rating for this product is 4.6/5, compared to an average user rating of 4.1/5 for other Cell phones on Amazon.co.uk. Reviewers really like the price. The portability is also mentioned favorably, but there are some mixed views about the camera.

portability, price

100% of the reviews on Amazon.co.uk give this product a positive rating.

This summary is based on the products: Motorola E1 ROKR - T-Mobile - Pay As You Go iTunes PhoneMotorola E1 ROKR - T-Mobile - Pay As You Go iTunes Phone

Dec, 2016

Consumer review by: (amazon.com)

Amazon.com review summary for Motorola ROKR E1

 

alaTest has collected and analyzed 71 user reviews of Motorola ROKR E1 from Amazon.com. The average user rating for this product is 3.6/5, compared to an average user rating of 3.8/5 for other Cell phones on Amazon.com.

76% of the reviews on Amazon.com give this product a positive rating.

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Dec, 2016

Expert review by: (stuff.tv)

Stuff magazine

 

The Rokr E1 adds iTunes to its repetoire of VGA camera, WAP, and Bluetooth for syncing PIM functions with a PC or MAC

Somewhere inside the Rokr, a processor groans as you attempt an iPod-quick flick through the menus.

Sep, 2006

Expert review by: PC Pro (alphr.com)

Motorola ROKR E1

 

The first phone with iTunes onboard, but it's no iPod

Oct, 2005

Expert review by: (itreviews.co.uk)

Motorola - ROKR E1

 

Apple certainly knows how to do music players, and Motorola has had its moments with handsets. But can the two come together in a music playing handset that cuts the mustard? The two companies clearly think ...

The ROKR E1 is a nice enough handset, but it is definitely a phone with iTunes built in rather than an iTunes phone. The difference is significant, and as it is not particularly cheap it is not an especially compelling choice of music handset.

Oct, 2005

Expert review by: Your Mobile Phone Reviews UK (yourmobilephonereviews)

Motorola ROKR E1 Phone

 

The Motorola ROKR E1 is a fabulous looking phone & comes in a white silky smooth casing which gives it a very sleek feel. The ROKR E1 is the music lovers dream as it comes complete with built-in iTunes® & many more features. This phone is at the higher...

Expert review by: Good Gear Guide.au (goodgearguide.com.au)

Expert Review

 

Its music player is not as good as we expected, but the Motorola ROKR does have some redeeming features.

Support for iTunes, excellent display

Limited to 100 songs, VGA camera only, USB1.1 connection

Mar, 2006

Expert review by: Jason Buhrmester (laptopmag.com)

Motorola ROKR E1

 

Get your music, videos, and games to go in one slick cell.

Feb, 2006

Expert review by: Jiří Kuruc (gsmarena.com)

Motorola ROKR E1 review: iTunes inside

 

Motorola ROKR E1 seems to be a new and quite progressive mobile. Well, it is not really new, as it has origin in the older E398 model, but it does brings a sure novelty: a direct cooperation with the iTunes program as well as with one of the world's...

Motorola and Apple started working together more than a year ago, in July 2004. The result of their cooperation was first presented at the CES fair at the beginning of this year. Soon afterwards, in the spring of 2005, we were shown the first pictures...

Oct, 2005

Expert review by: Kent German (cnet.com)

Motorola Rokr E1 (AT&T) review:

 

The display measures an ample 2.0 inches diagonally and supports 262,000 colors. Great for viewing photos and playing games, the display shines brighter than many Motorola screens we've seen; it's even readable in direct light. You can change the...

The Rokr benefits from solid call and music playback quality, and it comes with a speakerphone, Bluetooth, a bright display, user-friendly controls, and an integrated iTunes music player.

The Rokr has a dull design, and it can't download songs wirelessly. It's also hampered by a small 100-song memory, limited Bluetooth functionality, a sluggish iTunes interface, slow music transfer speeds, and a low-resolution VGA camera.

The Motorola Rokr E1 takes a step toward integrating a usable audio jukebox into a functional cell phone, but the 100-song limit and the slow processor performance will disappoint iPod users looking to carry a single do-it-all device.

Sep, 2005

Expert review by: Jeremy Roche (cnet.com.au)

Motorola ROKR E1

 

The Motorola Rokr is the first phone to feature an iTunes mobile music player from Apple, but in Australia, it is licenced to hold a maximum of only 50 MP3/AAC songs.

First phone compatible with iTunes ; Comfortable to hold and use ; Good quality headphones and stereo speakers

Only stores 50 songs using iTunes ; Extremely slow music transfer ; Average VGA camera ; Jerky and sluggish iTunes client on phone

Sadly, the first iTunes phone falls well below our expectations. While Sony is making inroads with phones badged with the well-known Walkman brand, we doubt iTunes will do the same for this ROKR. Give the handset more memory, a higher number of songs...

Dec, 2005

Expert review by: (imobile.com.au)

Motorola E1 ROKR

 

There was a big hype around the first mobile phone ever to support iTunes compatibility when it was first announced. However, I believe that the E1 ROKR hasn't lived up to the expectations this hype had placed on it. In my opinion it was released far...

Dec, 2005

Product Specifications

Audio

FM radio: No
Music player: Yes
Polyphonic rings quantity:24
Ringer type:Polyphonic

Camera

Built-in Camera: Yes

Data Transmission

Bluetooth: Yes
Infrared data port: No

Display

Display:TFT
Display number of colours:262144 colours
Display Resolution:176 x 220

Memory

Internal Memory:11

Messaging

MMS (Multimedia Messaging Service): Yes

Networking

Data network:GPRS

Other features

Networking type:GSM
Operating Frequency:900/1800/1900
Playable formats:iTunes
Smartphone: No

Phone features

Java technology: Yes

Power

Battery technology:Lithium-Ion (Li-Ion)
Standby time (2G):210
Talk time (2G):9

Technical Details

Colour of product:Silver

Weight & Dimensions

Depth:10.8
Height :1.9
Weight:107
Width:4.5