Motorola ROKR E1

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7/10
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The Motorola ROKR E1 currently has an Informr score of 7 out of 10. This score is based on our evaluation of 99 sources including reviews from users and the web's most trusted critics.


Operating system
Other
Processor
Unknown
Screen Size
No
Camera
VGA (640 x 480)


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GSMArena

As a whole, iTunes application is a serious and important innovation in Motorola ROKR E1, especially due to the method, in which music files are compressed and managed. ROKR has occupied an especially advantageous position among mobile phones with built-in music player thanks to its excellent music...

- Kuruc Jiří, GSMArena


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Motorola released the ROKR E1 on September 27, 2005.


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Motorola backs up the ROKR E1 with a 1 Year parts & labour warranty.


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Screen Size
No

The Motorola ROKR E1's screen size is Unknown with 176 x 220 pixels resolution.

Processor
Unknown
OS

The phone runs on the Other operating system (OS).

Camera
VGA (640 x 480)

You can take photos or capture video with the phone's onboard VGA (640 x 480) camera.

There's no secondary front camera.

Storage
5 MB

Internal memory is 5 MB. An external, MicroSD expansion slot is available for increased storage capacity.

Battery
Unknown

The phone is powered by a Lithium-Ion (Li-Ion) battery. Motorola's performance ratings are 9.5 days standby time.

ROKR E1 Specs

Overview
Release date September 27, 2005
Regions available No
Networks
GSM:
850/1800/1900 MHz
Data:
GPRS
SIM card Yes
Dual SIM No
Operating System Other
Processor No
Internal Flash Memory 5 MB
RAM No
ROM No
Digital compass No
Flightmode No
Hearing Aid Compatible No
TTY/TDD No
Noise Cancellation No
SAR Head: 1.01 W/kg
Languages No
Manufacturer Warranty 1 Year
Accessories Included AC Charger, Headphones, Manual, Standard Battery
Power & battery
Type Lithium-Ion (Li-Ion)
Battery Capacity No
Removable Battery Yes
Wireless Charging No
Fast Charging No
Video Playback Time Unknown
Internet Use (Wi-Fi) Unknown
Internet Use (Celluar) Unknown
Talk Time Unknown
Standby Time Up to: 9.5 days
Physical Characteristics
Design type Bar
Colors Silver
Dimensions [H x W x D] 10.8 x 4.6 x 2.1 cm (4.3 x 1.8 x 0.8 in)
Weight 107 grams
Water Resistant / Waterproof Unknown
Rugged design No
IP Rating No
Antenna Type Internal
Changeable Faceplates No
Display / Screen
Type Color
Technology LCD
Colors 262k
Resolution 176 x 220 pixels
Pixel density Unknown
Size No
3D No
Secondary Display No
Graphics Screensavers, Wallpapers
Themes Yes
Backlit Illumination Yes
Zoom / Magnification No
Screen Orientation Lock No
Multi-Touch No
Fingerprint-Resistant Coating No
Additional Display Features -
Input / Navigation
Sleep / Wake Key No
Home Key No
Mute Key No
Input Type Standard / 12-key Numeric
Navigation Type D-pad
Predictive Text Entry iTAP
Physical keyboard No
Voicemail Key No
Any Key Answer Yes
Voice Commands No
Keypad/Screen Lock Yes
External Volume Control Yes
External Media Playback Controls No
Fingerprint Sensor No
Call Management
Wi-Fi Calling No
Voice over LTE (VoLTE) No
Contact List Capacity 500
Multiple Numbers Per Contact Unknown
Contact Groups No
Auto Answer Yes
Voice Activated Dialing Yes
Photo Caller ID Yes
Web / Email / Messaging
Web Browser Yes
Email Client Yes
Email Protocols POP3, IMAP, SMTP
Additional Email Features -
Messaging SMS, EMS, MMS, AIM, ICQ
Push-to-talk (PTT) No
Connectivity
USB Yes
USB OTG Support No
Infrared No
Bluetooth Yes
Bluetooth Profiles No
Bluetooth Audio Codecs SBC
WiFi No
Mobile Hotspot No
WiMAX No
Memory Expansion Slot Yes
Expansion Slot Info MicroSD
PC Synchronization Yes
TV Out Unknown
DLNA Support No
NFC No
UMA Support No
Data Tethering Compatibility Yes
Java Applications No
Brew Applications No
ECML / Digital Wallet No
PictBridge No
Camera
Main Camera
Aperture
Unknown
Resolution
VGA (640 x 480)
Dual lens
No
Zoom
4x digital
Flash
Yes (LED)
Additional Rear Camera Info
Video Recording Formats
3GP / 3GPP, MPEG-4
Video Recording Parameters
Front Camera
Zoom
No
Additional Front Camera Info
No
Video Recording Parameters
Audio / Video
Audio Playback Yes
Audio Formats MIDI, MP3, AAC, WAV
Radio -
Video Playback Yes
Video Playback Formats 3GP / 3GPP, MPEG-4
Mobile TV No
Streaming Video No
Headset Jack 2.5mm
Custom Ringtones No
Vibration Alert Yes
Downloadable Ringtones Yes
Ringtone Composer Yes
Ringer ID Yes
Haptic Feedback Vibration No
Speakerphone Yes
Apps
To-Do / Task List No
Calendar Yes
World Clock No
Alarm Yes
Stop Watch Yes
Timer No
Calculator Yes
Currency Converter Yes
Viewable document types No
Weather No
Stocks No
Maps No
NotePad No
Voice Memos / Recorder Yes
Games Downloadable, Pre-installed
Apps
Included Software / Apps -
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Additional comments Features: Dual 16mm 22Khz stereo speakers with 3D surround sound, vibrating motion with music and ga
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Critic Reviews


GSMArena

Excellent music performance and top-class earphones

from GSMArena

As a whole, iTunes application is a serious and important innovation in Motorola ROKR E1, especially due to the method, in which music files are compressed and managed. ROKR has occupied an especially advantageous position among mobile phones with built-in music player thanks to its excellent music performance and it top-class earphones. The lack of a radio is the only detail to regret...

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As a whole, iTunes application is a serious and important innovation in Motorola ROKR E1, especially due to the method, in which music files are compressed and managed. ROKR has occupied an especially advantageous position among mobile phones with built-in music player thanks to its excellent music performance and it top-class earphones. The lack of a radio is the only detail to regret.

As for ROKR's price, it is estimated at € 230, a bit higher than the one of the current Motorola E398 model, which is € 200.

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User Reviews


Motorola ROKR E1

I had this phone for about five years. I LOVED this phone. It has really good ring tones, really good games, and it lasts for years. I promise u will not regret buying it. Now if Ur the type of person who is careless, and then writes reviews that the phone sucks, when really it was Ur fault then ma...More
I had this phone for about five years. I LOVED this phone. It has really good ring tones, really good games, and it lasts for years. I promise u will not regret buying it. Now if Ur the type of person who is careless, and then writes reviews that the phone sucks, when really it was Ur fault then maybe don't buy the phone, but I thought it was a really great fantastic phone. Less

Awesome Phone!

i had this phone for three years, i finally replaced it b.c the contract was up, but it was amazing while it lasted. the only problems i had were the battery died quickly, when music was playing. but other then that it was awesome. it was lasted through, drops, throws everything. a true Moto phone!
Amazon

Assortment of problems

from Amazon
With my less than two years service with the rokr, this is the 2nd one that died on me. When the phone worked, it was great. However, these are the problems I have had: * USB is very flakey. I could excuse the slow transfer time if the thing didn't decide to give up on me 1/2 way through a mp3 ! *...More
With my less than two years service with the rokr, this is the 2nd one that died on me. When the phone worked, it was great. However, these are the problems I have had: * USB is very flakey. I could excuse the slow transfer time if the thing didn't decide to give up on me 1/2 way through a mp3 ! * Charging the battery is also very flakey. I would try to get a lot of 'Unable to charge' messages when trying to charge the phone. Both of my rokr's did this. I tried 3 different ac and one car charger, so it were the phones * Could not figure out how to voice activate dailing. Couldn't find it in the manual. * Flakey battery life. Sometimes it would last for days, other times I'd have to charge it twice a day ! Reception was fine, but since I can't charge this phone any longer, I am getting a new one today. Going back to Nokia. Less
Amazon

Great phone...

from Amazon
I haven't had a better phone yet. the multimedia capabilities are cool. Really the only thing that could be better is the battery life, if you listen to the music on itunes or just use it like a regular phone a battery carge usually only last about a day to a day and a half... Maybe im the only one exp...More
I haven't had a better phone yet. the multimedia capabilities are cool. Really the only thing that could be better is the battery life, if you listen to the music on itunes or just use it like a regular phone a battery carge usually only last about a day to a day and a half... Maybe im the only one experiencing these issues but the battery life on these phones blow. other than that.. it a great phone. Less

Dont Buy The Fone!!!

dont buy this fone it stops charging and it rings uncontrollably. itunes sucks and when some 1 calls it freezes and restarts. what i can say that is good about the fone is . well this mite sound funny n grose.. but one daii my little sister stole my fone n tried flushing it down the toilet luckly i s...More
dont buy this fone it stops charging and it rings uncontrollably. itunes sucks and when some 1 calls it freezes and restarts. what i can say that is good about the fone is . well this mite sound funny n grose.. but one daii my little sister stole my fone n tried flushing it down the toilet luckly i saw her.. an i ran n pulled it out of the toilet.. i took it apart and let it dry for like 3 days n it started to work.. so thats like the only good thing about the fone.. its tough.. im not saying go swiming with it but.. if it gets a little wet just let it dry... over all u shouldnt get it.. but if you like work in construction its a good fone.. Less
I loved the phone at first. Loved that I had music and a phone in one, and the camera was good. Then I realized that the head phones were a different size, which sucked. They were also more uncomfortable than regular head phones. After a year and a bit, my phone as become scratched, and it looks old...More
I loved the phone at first. Loved that I had music and a phone in one, and the camera was good. Then I realized that the head phones were a different size, which sucked. They were also more uncomfortable than regular head phones. After a year and a bit, my phone as become scratched, and it looks older than it is. The camera stopped working, and sometimes my music won't show up. When that happens, I have to take my battery out and put it back in. Other than the camera not working anymore, the phone is okay. Less

The longer I've had the Phone the Worse it is

When i bought this phone it was great... then three months later the itunes connection became strange and doesn't always recognize it. Then the joy stick began to do weird and wonderful things. The case of the phone looked like it was 10 years old at the 9 month mark. This was also the time when it...More
When i bought this phone it was great... then three months later the itunes connection became strange and doesn't always recognize it. Then the joy stick began to do weird and wonderful things. The case of the phone looked like it was 10 years old at the 9 month mark. This was also the time when it stopped charging properly. I got it repaired and am now at the just over a year time frame in which it doens't like to charge again and it doesn't always recognize i tunes. The other day it rang and kept ringing even after turning it off. The reception cuts out often and the ringer is not loud at all. All and all it makese for a good mp3 player when I am able to put music onto it. Less
Amazon

Alphanumeric Issues; Slow Sync Time.

from Amazon
This review comes 1 year after my initial purchase. Tired of toting both an mp3 player and phone, I logically purchased this item to consolidate. It worked wonderfully. Initially, I was quite pleased with the phone. Though it only held 100 songs, I was able to easily switch out and/or update iTunes...More
This review comes 1 year after my initial purchase. Tired of toting both an mp3 player and phone, I logically purchased this item to consolidate. It worked wonderfully. Initially, I was quite pleased with the phone. Though it only held 100 songs, I was able to easily switch out and/or update iTunes playlists via my computer. (Mind you, they sync capabilities were rather slow and cumbersome. At the time, I figured this was normal for any item with this type of multiple phone/player functionality.) The phone itself was small, compact, and easily fit into my pocket. It functioned well: Bluetooth, text messaging, IM, Internet access, and phone reception. What I enjoyed most and still do are the speakers, which for such a small device, pack quite a punch. Sounds better than most alarm clocks. Full bass, etc. I could connect it to my car stereo or listen on my headphones. Very versatile. It wasn't until recently that my phone started to become problematic. I babied it the entire time I had it so it came as a huge surprise that after 9 months its messaging capabilities died. More precisely, I was unable to enter alphabetical characters whether it be for messaging or to store a name with a phone number. And yet I could dial numbers ... just not alphabetical characters. Again, having never dropped or misused the phone, I was insanely disappointed by this. It was around this time that other quirks about the item started to bother me: the sync time, the camera resolution/megapixels, and the phone casing itself which seems to start chipping. Bottom line is I would have liked this phone to have lasted much longer. It really is a cool phone. Stylish. Lots of blinking lights. Great sound. But alas, seemingly cheaply made. I can't say that all ROKRs will perform the way mine did, but if my experience with the item can shed light on any buyers perception then I've done a good job. Less
Amazon

Alphanumeric Issues; Slow Sync Time.

from Amazon
This review comes 1 year after my initial purchase. Tired of toting both an mp3 player and phone, I logically purchased this item to consolidate. It worked wonderfully. Initially, I was quite pleased with the phone. Though it only held 100 songs, I was able to easily switch out and/or update iTunes...More
This review comes 1 year after my initial purchase. Tired of toting both an mp3 player and phone, I logically purchased this item to consolidate. It worked wonderfully. Initially, I was quite pleased with the phone. Though it only held 100 songs, I was able to easily switch out and/or update iTunes playlists via my computer. (Mind you, they sync capabilities were rather slow and cumbersome. At the time, I figured this was normal for any item with this type of multiple phone/player functionality.) The phone itself was small, compact, and easily fit into my pocket. It functioned well: Bluetooth, text messaging, IM, Internet access, and phone reception. What I enjoyed most and still do are the speakers, which for such a small device, pack quite a punch. Sounds better than most alarm clocks. Full bass, etc. I could connect it to my car stereo or listen on my headphones. Very versatile. It wasn't until recently that my phone started to become problematic. I babied it the entire time I had it so it came as a huge surprise that after 9 months its messaging capabilities died. More precisely, I was unable to enter alphabetical characters whether it be for messaging or to store a name with a phone number. And yet I could dial numbers ... just not alphabetical characters. Again, having never dropped or misused the phone, I was insanely disappointed by this. It was around this time that other quirks about the item started to bother me: the sync time, the camera resolution/megapixels, and the phone casing itself which seems to start chipping. Bottom line is I would have liked this phone to have lasted much longer. It really is a cool phone. Stylish. Lots of blinking lights. Great sound. But alas, seemingly cheaply made. I can't say that all ROKRs will perform the way mine did, but if my experience with the item can shed light on any buyers perception then I've done a good job. Less
Amazon

This phone is not recommended!

from Amazon
I purchased this phone when it first came out where I switched to Cingular from Sprint. The reception is good and I always get a good signal, even out in the Everglades on camping trips. There are a lot of issues though. The phone will start ringing for no reason and won't stop...I turn the phone off a...More
I purchased this phone when it first came out where I switched to Cingular from Sprint. The reception is good and I always get a good signal, even out in the Everglades on camping trips. There are a lot of issues though. The phone will start ringing for no reason and won't stop...I turn the phone off and it still won't stop ringing until I take the battery out. The ringer likes to put itself on silent, which has caused me a lot of headaches when I miss important calls. The battery is sketchy and sometimes it will last for days while others it will only last a few hours. Most recently, the phone converted all of my downloaded ringtones (which I paid for with Cingular) to vibrating tones. I am going to Cingular tomorrow to see about exchanging it for another phone as this one has been discontinued. Less

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