Views Read Edit View history. The Rokr is a flat, candy bar-style phone that weighs 3. The Rokr does have a setting to adjust brightness, but it did not help the screen-magnification users who assisted in testing the display. Features We love the concept of an iPod-like phone but Motorola’s implementation seems to miss the mark in a few regards. In the end, it doesn’t quite live up to the considerable hype, but future iTunes phones could be worth waiting for. This cell phone will be Nokia’s entry into the digital audio player market, and it includes an advanced video camera. Because of this feature, in addition to our regular analysis of the general accessibility of this cell phone, we also report on the accessibility of using the iTunes features on the cell phone itself, as well as the accompanying PC software that is used to purchase, organize, play, and transfer audio files to the Rokr.
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Capacity – The bigger, the better! At first glance, it’s easy to see where rpkr indifference comes from – motprola no mistake, the ROKR may be marketed as a music phone, but it’s very much a phone that includes Apple’s iTunes software, rather than an iTunes device with phone capabilities. On the top of the front panel is a rokf.
Unlike the Shuffle however, the ROKR allows you to view the tracks you’re carrying, along with album artwork and other details. The Rokr has many of the bells and whistles that are found on many of today’s popular cell phones, such as text messaging, web browsing, games, and a digital still-and-live video camera, but the iTunes media player is the hot feature that the marketing efforts have been touting.
Motorola ROKR E1 review: Motorola ROKR E1 – CNET
As we reported in our previous cell phone evaluations, before we began r1 reviews, we surveyed 40 cell phone users who are visually impaired to determine which features they would most like to have made accessible. Many users also discovered that transferring music to the phone was slow compared to dedicated players, due to lack of support for Hi-Speed USBand the E1 lacked wireless transfer. The Rokr does not have a GPS global positioning system feature that is used by some of today’s cell phones to help local systems locate you in case of an emergency.
The evaluation methods we used included these:.
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Please help improve this section by adding citations to reliable sources. Lithium ion battery, Talk time: Power Indicator The Rokr plays a short tune when it is turned on or off, but that indicator does not help if you just want to check to see if the phone is currently on or off.
In addition to the on-screen indications, the Rokr emits unique audio tones to indicate that you have either a voice or a text message.
Good quality headphones and stereo speakers. Similarly, Optelec is now offering Pocket Hal, another screen reader for personal digital assistants and smart phones.
Motorola ROKR E1 pictures, official photos
Against Slow to copy tracks No over the air downloads from iTunes track limit. By using iRadioFM radio programs can also orkr downloaded into the phone through internet, letting users listen to the radio at any time. The E1’s camera is a bit outdated in terms of resolution and pales in comparison to 2-megapixel models such as the Nokia N90 and the Sony Ericsson Ki. Is 5G safe or dangerous?
The biggest letdown is the firmware-based restriction on the number of songs users are able to transfer from iTunes to the ROKR: There’s a mini jack plug for the headphones but it’s the tiny 2. Related Articles You Get to Choose: Glare was not a problem with this phone, but that was of little consequence to our testers with low vision, who could not read any display information without the aid of an external magnification device.
As was stated earlier, the volume keys on the left side panel adjust the ringer volume. A keypad-lock mototola is used to avoid inadvertent dialing if the phone is jostled while in a pocket or briefcase.
Transferring tracks is slow, especially motorol you’re accustomed to the relative speed of the iPod. Our Verdict In the end, it doesn’t quite live up to the motorlla hype, but future iTunes phones could be worth waiting for.
Other E1 features include a VGA camera, tri-band connectivity, video player, stereo speakers, lights that flash in time with ringtones and support for microSD TransFlash motogola — a MB card came bundled with our review handset but this might vary with different operators.
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Still, it is adequate for displaying photos on the phone’s screen and for sending pictures messages. Tablet tools Tablet finder New tablets Popular tablets Compare tablets. All Had it Have it Want it.