E398 doesn't have an equalizer, and it doesn't play mp3 above 192kbps or variable bit rate. Same with ROKR E1?
I am seriously considering buyin this phone...BUT - Why does Motorola ALWAYS purge its phones with VGA cameras? Whats wrong with a 2MP cam? Maybe it will set me back from buying it...hmm
0989: I think you'll like it. It's one of my favourite ones. The sound is great, iTunes is fun and easy to use and slow transfer is somehow expected on any phone. As a music phone ROKR really rocks!
I have had my ROKR for 5 days now and I love it. For me 100 songs is plenty. If you're going to listen to more than 6.5 hours in one day than you should buy an mp3 player. The phone is easy to use. The headphones and speakers sound great. The only downfall is that I haven't found out how to use my songs for ring tones. The display is very vibrant. The battery also with normal use of music and phone will last at least a day. Overall for $230 at bestbuy which includes 512 mb memory card is totally worth it. I'm very happy.
I have just ordered this phone and now when im reading the comments im beginning to wish I hadnt is it really that bad? Ive had a nightmare trying to find a phone that I liked so is it worth giving this one a go?
so i played with this phone at a cingular kiosk... at this price its impressive for what the US has available, hands down. I've had the E398 for a few months now (bought it from a internet company in singapore). it seems like the itunes phone does the exact same as the E398 (well, with the exception of sync'g w/itunes ). i can drag and drop mp3 files directly onto the phone as it is... i dont need no stinkin itunes button when i have the e398 UNLOCKED for less than $190! why do we need to pay $250 with a 2 year contract extention to sync 100 songs or less with itunes? what a load of crap! i've never kept a cellular phone for more than 8 months! i'm so incredibly frustrated with how behind the US is with mobile technology.
E398 Has never been released in the States, so it makes sense they manufacture it as new when its been changed..
If you convert it to 22kbps it sounds terrible.. Keep it at 128..
The phone's reception is excellent and the speakers sound great!
Overall good phone..
i'm i the only person on the planet who has worked out itunes is pap. this phone is an mot e398 good 18 months ago when it first came out!. putting it in white case with itunes installed but the price is the same as a new top end handset. robbery!!!
w800i wins hands down.
u mus convert ur songs to 22kHz so that the speaker can play the song well
ROKR E1 is just a cheap solution for music phone lovers. W800i is too expensive probably, almost US$ 100 different than K750i. Price never lie. The more expensive the phone, more features will you get.
Bad sound, bad camara, bad batery, i see everything bad in this phone, I tested it, and its terrible, if you are looking for a mp3 phone, buy w800i.
I don´t know why all this mentios about this phone. Nothing realy new, you can´t download throught browser´s phone, terrible VGA cam, batery life...:(
wth with the review... Gsmarena complaint about the nonexistence of EDGE when reviewing sony ericsson walkman phone, but here.. only radio? they don't even mention anitin about megapixel camera? i think the review is just too soft.. this phone sucky.
should be 24 chords like all the other motorola phones, only BIG motorolas phones have more, if you don't compare this big x_x
can we not use itune to play mp3? does it hav a native mp3 player or something? is it really impossible to send mp3 via bluetooth?
i would like to know how many chord polyphonic midi do this phone support?
Just got the phone. excellent music playin capabilities. Remarkable when playing the music as loud speaker. Stereo quality!! However, as the phone uses i-tunes, you cannot bluetooth music to and from it. Low screen resolution doesn't let you display anything above 450 pixels. Camera is also not that good either. But the phones a lot better than the Samsung D500!!