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Motorola E398

alaTest has collected and analyzed 362 reviews from magazines and websites. People really like the design and camera. The value for money and usability also get good comments, whereas some have doubts about the battery and features.

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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 75/100 = Good quality.

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Amazon.co.uk review summary for Motorola E398

 

alaTest has collected and analysed 6 user reviews of Motorola E398 from Amazon.co.uk. The average user rating for this product is 4.0/5, compared to an average user rating of 4.0/5 for other Mobile Phones on Amazon.co.uk.

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

This summary is based on the products: Motorola E398 - T-Mobile - Pay As You Go - BlackMotorola E398 - T-Mobile - Pay As You Go - Black

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Amazon.com review summary for Motorola E398

 

alaTest has collected and analyzed 2 user reviews of Motorola E398 from Amazon.com. 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 Amazon.com.

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

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

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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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Motorola E398 review

 

If it is the sound of your phone that you really care about then Motorola has a new handset just for you. The mobile phone manufacturer claims that its E398 is the first handset to feature loud, 3D stereo surround sound. The promise is one of 'total...

Makes the best sound with your ringtones

Joystick which we found difficult to control

The technology to enable mobile phones to double as music players has some way to go.

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Motorola E398 review

 

Makes the best sound with your ringtones

Joystick which we found difficult to control

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Motorola E398

 

Motorola's music mobile combines a full-featured handset that will appeal to a wide range of users whether they're looking for fun, functionality or the perfect mixture of both.

Simple, stylish design ; Large, bright screen ; Stereo sound for MP3s ; VGA camera with flash ; Expandable memory

No video recording function ; No FM radio ; Joystick can be fiddly

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Motorola E398 Review

 

Ok let's put this one straight, the Motorola E398 defiantly has the new WOW factor in up-to-date mobile phone technology, I wasn't entirely sure that I wanted a new phone as I still own the E700 but I wanted to go for something with a WOW factor. I...

Overall I rate the Motorola 10/10 for everything mentioned in my review it is really an excellent mobile to have and I think it will meet all users needs except from the lack of IRDA and I really think it is a mobile worth buying, Motorola have outdone...

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Motorola E398

 

Motorola's music mobile combines a full-featured handset that will appeal to a wide range of users whether they're looking for fun, functionality or the perfect mixture of both.

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

Antenna Type:Internal

Battery

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

Calculator

Type:Basic

Cellular

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

Dimensions & Weight

Depth:0.8in
Height:4.3in
Weight:3.9oz
Width:1.8in

Display

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

Flash Memory

Supported Flash Memory Cards:TransFlash Card

Header

Manufacturer:Motorola
Model:E398
Packaged Quantity:1
Product Line:Motorola

Messaging & Data Services

Internet Browser: Yes

Miscellaneous

Color:Black

Organizer

Alarm Clock: Yes
Calendar: Yes
Reminder: Yes

Telephone Features

Voice Dialing: Yes
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