Printed from http://www.electronista.com

ROKR E8 ships first as Oscars gift

updated 02:20 pm EST, Wed February 6, 2008

ROKR E8 Ships at Oscars

Motorola today drummed up attention by announcing that the ROKR E8 music phone would ship first to the US as a gift at the Oscars. Echoing its practice from last year with the RIZR Z3, the nominees for the top directing and acting roles get a special version of the phone with a special blue (male) or red (female) false iguana-print box as well as a ROKR S9 HD Bluetooth stereo headset. Each box is personalized to include the actors' and actresses' individual names and their potential Oscar wins.

Despite the luxury treatment, the ROKR E8 itself is untouched and features the same changeable interface, direct Windows Media Player 11 sync over USB, and stereo Bluetooth audio as the reference version. Motorola has not said when the E8 is likely to appear beyond the February 24th Hollywood event, though last year the RIZR Z3 launched with T-Mobile roughly a month after the cellphone maker first introduced the phone through its Oscars gifts.



By Electronista Staff
Post tools:

TAGS :

toggle

Comments

Login Here

Not a member of the MacNN forums? Register now for free.

toggle

Network Headlines

toggle

Most Popular

Sponsor

Recent Reviews

Tablo DVR

With over-the-top content options growing past Hulu and Netflix, consumers may be finding it harder to justify paying a monthly fee fo ...

Sound Blaster Roar Bluetooth speaker

There could very well be a new king of the hill for Bluetooth speakers, with Sound Blaster's recent entry into the marketplace. Bringi ...

Kenu Airframe Plus

Simple, stylish and effective, the Kenu Airframe + portable car mount is the latest addition to Kenu's lineup. Released earlier this y ...

Sponsor

toggle

Most Commented

 
toggle

Popular News