It can load songs from multiple sources and is compatible with standard connectors, software and accessories. It also features a new music button on the main menu, allowing direct access to the Motorola ARIA chart from your mobile phone, and comes bundled with a bonus content card.
Click to enlarge
The handset will give you access to a Motorola Artist of the Month page with content and competitions, plus it has a built-in digital music player.
Breakthrough ModeShift technology means the quad-band GPRS/EDGE ROKR E8 ARIA Edition device presents users with only the controls they need, at the time they need them.
Power-on the device and it presents a virtual numbered keypad on the front surface. With a press of the virtual music key, the phone keypad disappears and control keys for the music player - play, pause, fast forward and rewind - appear in its place.
Using vibrating haptics technology, the device provides the tactile feedback providing confirmation they have pressed a virtual key.
This unit also marks the debut of the new FastScroll navigation wheel, a variable-speed touch control that lets consumers scroll through stored content. With a slide of the thumb, the wheel scrolls through your music (music mode), contacts (phone mode), calendar (phone mode), or multimedia (imaging mode) content. Information is viewed on the landscape 2.0-inch QVGA display.