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Motorola E398

alaTest has collected and analyzed 374 reviews from magazines and websites. People really like the usability and design. The camera and value for money also get good opinions, but some have doubts about the features and responsiveness.

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We analyzed user and expert ratings, product age and more factors. Compared to other Cell phones the Motorola E398 is awarded an overall alaScore™ of 76/100 = Good quality.

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Motorola E398 review: A small stereo jukebox


Motorola E398 phone freely follows all company's previous V-models but the construction is classic and besides other functions it comes up with a revolutionary feature: it has two speakers and can play MP3 loud and in stereo.

With its dimensions of 108 x 46 x 21 mm Motorola E398 belongs to mid big handsets. The construction is classic, with a keypad on the front. The front side is dominated by the active colour display, which sizes respectively are 30 x 37 mm. It features...

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Review: Motorola E398


Well, I finally sat down and wrote the E398 review. Why the delay? Well, I was just too darn busy using the thing. It was love at first sight, and the E398 has been an absolute dream over the past few weeks. Find out why in our full review.

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Motorola E398


The E398 is certainly an entertaining phone, even though it's maybe not the most innovate thing you'll ever see.


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Motorola E398


This is truly a great product from Motorola, eclipsing even the hype of the V66, the MPx200 and the V80. Those models enjoyed a good marketing campaign, but if the initial indications are anything to go by, the E398 will probably be Motorola's best...

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Motorola E398 music phone


The stylish Motorola E398 music phone comes with an exceptional stereo surround sound system. You can listen to MP3 songs downloaded from your computer, snap pictures with a built-in VGA-resolution digital camera and as a tri-band GSM phone, it can...

Value for money: The Motorola E398 is very good value for an MP3 music phone, even without the FM radio. Excellent sound quality, beautiful style and flashing lights make this a good choice for younger phone users.

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Amazon review summary for Motorola E398


alaTest has collected and analyzed 2 user reviews of Motorola E398 from The average user rating for this product is 5.0/5, compared to an average user rating of 3.8/5 for other Cell phones on

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

This summary is based on the product: Motorola E398 Phone (Unlocked)

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Motorola E398


Motorola E398, this phone may look simple, and now the price is also cheap, and also the motorola also not issued the latest, but you know that this really motorola E398 is the sound quality is great, so if you know the right way then this motorola...

design look great


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Motorola E398


I use a mobile phone review, I hope you will like.

On both sides of the stereo speakers, 3D surround effect of first - class, from the sonorous treble

If a long time outside to listen to the sound to listen to music, the battery will be dead soon

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Motorola E398


Write a review about the Motorola E398. Motorola ability E398 is the best quality of its speakers to play music files. However, after I use my phone for 1-2 years, this speaker has some problems, namely, when playing music files with the maximum...

The best quality of its speakers to play music files


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Motorola E398, Multimedia Phone With 3D Surround Speaker!!


Motorola E398 mobile phone is a long a successful success in its era. This mobile phone is attracting young people, including me, because the phone is capable of presenting a clear sound output. Motorola ability E398 is the best quality of its speakers...

3D Surround Speaker

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Product Specifications

The Motorola E398 offers users a total music immersion experience - transporting them into a new world of sound and vision. 3D stereo surround sound speakers provide an intense sound experience in the palm of your hand. A sharp color screen means your favorite MPEG4 video clips never look fuzzy, and the camera flash ensures a darkened room or dance floor need never get between you and your subject. And, rhythm lights interact with your phone's features and your surroundings - making the E398 the most alive music handset around.


Antenna Type:Internal


Standby Time (PB):210hours
Talk Time (PB):560minutes
Technology:Lithium ion




Band:GSM 900/1800/1900 (Tri-Band)
Combined with:With digital camera
Integrated Components:Digital camera
Phone Form Factor:Monoblock
Service Provider:Not specified
Type:Cellular phone
Vibrating Alert: Yes
Wireless Interface:Bluetooth

Dimensions & Weight



Color Depth:16-bit (65000 colors)
Type:LCD display

Flash Memory

Supported Flash Memory Cards:TransFlash Card


Packaged Quantity:1
Product Line:Motorola

Messaging & Data Services

Internet Browser: Yes




Alarm Clock: Yes
Calendar: Yes
Reminder: Yes

Telephone Features

Voice Dialing: Yes
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