tihs phone is just for its looks and nothing else..i wasted my money on it...its keypad is quite hard so it turs very difficult to type a message nd the camera too is nt dat good in respect wid its price...
hi . i hav e8 since 1 and half year.no problem at all. but i did 1 mistake , few days back i upgraded it by connecting its own pc suite software. after upgrading my phone was perfect but i could install any other softwares like games or anything else.
any suggestions plzzz/???????????
jason, 14 May 2010which is better Motorola E8 or EM 30 and wht is the differenceHi ,
EM30 is cheaper version of E8.
The differences are
EM30 doesnt have a Omega wheel a.k.a scroll wheel
EM30 has a mechanical keyboard - (E8 has a touch sensitive morphing keyboard )
Thatz pretty much it. If you are buying this phone for ipod replcement, go for E8.
Guys, I own this for 6 months now. I use a modded firmware Z-mod.
- This phone is the slowest in its category. But the slowness is acceptable. If you are thinking of buying it, please check out the handset at the nearest store to see if the slowness is acceptable for you.
- Camera quality is pathetic. If you are going to buy this for its 2 MP camera. Drop the idea at once.
- Music quality is comparable to anyother phone in the same price band. Nothing exceptional here. But with a modded firmware you can install mplayer / rockbox and you will virtually be able to play any media file. Which makes it an ideal replacement for your ipod. The omega wheel in this is real cool.
- This phone after modding a custom firmware also supports installing some pretty cool mgx applications. Basically linux applications. If you are in to games, this phone opens up a lot of options for you.
- The phone has a good and active support community
All in all I am satisfied with the phone.
Pherry , 12 May 2010Thanks a lot but if it's not too much could u send me a link so i'd check it out. Hi Phherry, here's the link you requested.. (http://www.motorola.com/Support/XP-EN/Consumer-Support/Mobile-Phones/MOTOROKR+E8_Default+Product+Resource_Loc%253AXP-EN)without the parentheses, on the right, under SOFTWARE UPDATES AND DRIVERS, click on SOFTWARE UPDATE and follow the instructions on the page. I hope this helps.
The features are really good on this phone and the quality of the music is awesome but after a while (I've had mine for almost a year now) the keypad malfunctions so I can't use certain numbers(# sign and a few others). Also the battery life isn't too good and its come to the point where I have to charge it every day. The signal tends to drop alot too compared to other models. Without those setbacks this phone would be top rate, but otherwise, its an ok phone.
Pax Nominus, 11 May 2010Hi Phherr, you could find the official firmware in Motorola's website. It can be downloaded i... moreThanks a lot but if it's not too much could u send me a link so i'd check it out.
Phherr , 07 May 2010Hi all does any of u know where i can find find official firmware for this phone. I bought min... moreHi Phherr, you could find the official firmware in Motorola's website. It can be downloaded in zip format. However, it would be advisable to modify your E8 if you're ready for it rather than staying with the stock firmware..
The MOTOROKR E8 is, hands down, the best phone I've
ever had. The music quality is awesome, clear and
powerful and when it comes to actually talking on the
phone or on the stock hands-free the quality is
unimaginable. It does however have it's downs,
basically it has only one thing the is not that "fun"
with it: the fact that with the stock firmware, after
putting a couple of songs, taking a couple of
pictures and storing some emails, it does become
slow. However I got past that because I just modded
my E8 with the latest Z-Mod modded firmware, the Z-
Mod 2.4.5 courtesy of Zorge.R, and now it's a
monster. Only after modding it you can unlock it's
full potential. So go ahead, buy an E8 and happy
modding !!! :)
Hi all does any of u know where i can find find official firmware for this phone. I bought mine with no service plan and i'm unable to ifnd a firmware from Motorola. Thanks in advance
frances, 29 Apr 2010guys im planning to buy motorolo e8...!! should i buy this or e6?? any reviews about these two... moreboth are good ...music quality is deadly ....but after couple of months it will get very slow & hang all the time ...
guys im planning to buy motorolo e8...!! should i buy this or e6?? any reviews about these two phones??
I am using ths phone for last two years :
Music quality is awsome
Thin design ,light weight
Hanga all the time
very basic features
worse camera ever
Hey I bought my E8 yesterday and it totally rocks prolly one of the best phones motorola has designed. I just love he scroll and btw its super fast in browsing files and also on the net. Motorola Rocks!