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Motorola ROKR E8

alaTest has collected and analyzed 285 reviews of Motorola ROKR E8. The average rating for this product is 3.8/5, compared to an average rating of 4.0/5 for other Cell phones for all reviews. People are impressed by the price and design. The size and portability are also mentioned favorably, but some have doubts about the performance. There are mixed opinions on the GPS navigation and battery.

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We analyzed user and expert ratings, product age and more factors. Compared to other Cell phones the Motorola ROKR E8 is awarded an overall alaScore™ of 83/100 = Very good quality.

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alaTest has collected and analyzed 6 user reviews of Motorola ROKR E8 from The average user rating for this product is 3.3/5, compared to an average user rating of 4.1/5 for other Cell phones on Reviewers really like the portability.


67% of the reviews on give this product a positive rating.

This summary is based on the products: ROKR E8 (UK)ROKR E8 (UK)

Sep, 2016

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alaTest has collected and analyzed 34 user reviews of Motorola ROKR E8 from The average user rating for this product is 3.2/5, compared to an average user rating of 3.8/5 for other Cell phones on Reviewers are impressed by the performance and portability. The design and price are also mentioned favorably, but there are some less positive opinions about the battery and screen. There are some mixed opinions about the camera.

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71% of the reviews on give this product a positive rating.

This summary is based on the products: Motorola ROKR E8 Phone, Navy (T-Mobile)Motorola ROKR E8 Phone, Navy (T-Mobile)

Sep, 2016

Expert review by: Denny Arar (

Motorola Motorola Rokr E8


The Rokr E8 excels at music playback, but usability issues plague it in other areas.

Slim, changes virtual interface at touch ; First-rate music player with Song ID app

Touch controls aren't always responsive ; Not great for messaging or email

Music playback excels, but in other areas, usability issues plague the Rokr E8.

Sep, 2008

Expert review by: ZDNet (

Motorola ROKR E8


If you have little interest in the Web on your mobile then the E8 is for you. It looks great and features a decent music player and camera. For the RRP of AU$450 including a bundled speaker kit, the E8 is a very sexy bargain.

Slim and sexy design, ModeShift keypad works a treat, 2GB of internal memory, 3.5mm headphone port

Super sluggish menu, No 3G or Wi-Fi

Jul, 2008

Expert review by: Sascha Segan (

Motorola ROKR E8


The Motorola ROKR E8 is a gorgeous phone whose software needs some polish.

Positively gorgeous. Excellent voice quality. Plenty of music options. Player works well.

Expensive. Uninspiring feature set.

Jul, 2008

Expert review by: Todd Haselton (

Motorola ROKR E8


This pricey but innovative music phone breaks the mold with its morphing design.

Beautiful and solid design, Keypad morphs to correspond with applications, Good music-playback quality, CrystalTalk technology cuts down on background noise

Awkward arc-shaped scroll wheel, Poor Web browser, Interface feels sluggish at times

When we turned on the phone, we were welcomed by the familiar T-Mobile home screen that features the five MyFaves icons, which you can designate as shortcuts for contacting friends and family. Inside the main menu are ten icons along the bottom of the...

Jun, 2008

Expert review by: Kent German (

Motorola Rokr E8 - (T-Mobile) review:


We're always pleased when a cell phone for which we've waited a long time to see finally goes on sale. When Motorola introduced its Rokr E8 at CES 2008, we only had a few minutes to play with it, but we were so impressed that we gave it CNET's Best of...

The Motorola Rokr E8 has an attractive design with a brilliant display and an innovative keypad. Its music player is top-notch and it offers satisfying call quality and battery life.

The Motorola Rokr E8's navigation controls take acclimation and the phone is rather sluggish. It also lacks 3G, full e-mail, and wireless music downloads.

The Motorola Rokr E8 is a top choice for a T-Mobile music phone, if you can master the phone's novel, though slightly quirky, controls.

Jun, 2008

Expert review by: Joni Blecher (

Motorola ROKR E8


The Motorola Rokr E8 is more than just a slick looking cell phone; it's also a chameleon of sorts changing its visible exterior to suit the feature being used. When using the Rokr E8 to make calls or send texts the black casing lights up to look like,...

Nov, 2008

Expert review by: (

Motorola ROKR E8


Despite Motorola's management issues and fiscal concerns, they certainly keep churning out quality phones. The Motorola ROKR E8 is a good one. A quick look at the ROKR E8 and you can see it has a specific music focus. It uses a virtual keypad that...

Mar, 2009

Expert review by: Joe Eitel (

Motorola Rokr E8 Cell Phone Review


If you are a music aficionado, and you enjoy the ability to listen to your music on your mobile phone, then you're not alone. It seems that people shopping for cell phones these days basically require the phone to double as an MP3 player. Well, if...

The Motorola ROKR E8 comes in two colors, dark navy and platinum. The battery lasts up to 300 hours on stand-by; it provides up to five hours of talk time. It comes with a Li-Ion 970 mAh (BK60) standard battery

Jan, 2009

Expert review by: Gerry Blackwell (

Review: Motorola Rokr E8

Dec, 2008

Expert review by: Louis Ramirez (

Motorola ROKR E8 for T-Mobile


Despite its high price tag and disappointing Web browser, this phone's dynamic keyboard, music-playing features, and intuitive interface make it worth the investment.

Slim, sturdy design; intuitive controls; responsive touchpad/keypad

Scroll wheel overly sensitive; camera lacks a flash; slow Web browsing on EDGE network

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Aug, 2008

Product Specifications


Autofocus: No
Built-in Camera: Yes
Built-in Flash: No
Video Resolution in Pixel:Unknown


Audio Formats : Yes
Audio Playback: Yes
Dual SIM Card: No
GPS Receiver: No
I-Mode: No
Integrated Radio:FM Radio
Integrated TV Tuner: No
Java: Yes
Multi SIM Card: No
Push to Talk: No
Realtone: Yes
User Interface for Text:Telephone Keyboard
Video Client: Yes


A2DP: Yes
Bluetooth: Yes
Memory Card Slot: Yes
Multi SIM Card: No
Near Field Communication: No
USB: Yes
WiFi Connectivity: No
WiFi Data Exchange: No

Data Transfer



Display Technology:TFT Display
Number of Display Colours:262.144
Number of Displays:1

General Features

Elderly Friendly Phone: No
Operating System:Proprietary
Operating System Version:CLOSED PROPRIET
Operator:3 / O2 / Orange / Sim Free / T-MOBILE / Vodafone
Product Type:Mobile Phone
Way of Buying:Contract / Prepay Pack / Sim Free


E-Mail Functionality: Yes
Instant Messaging: Yes
Push email: No


Processor Brand:Not Applicable
Processor Number:Not Applicable