Motorola ROKR E6 Linux-based music phone launched in China

Posted on Monday, Nov 27 2006 @ 16:36 CET by Thomas De Maesschalck
Motorola released a cool Linux-based phone in China, the ROKR E6. The phone has a 2.4-inch 260K color QVGA touch-screen with stylus, 2 megapixel digital camera, push-to-talk capabilities, handwriting recognition, a barcode scanner, business card reader and support for PDF and Microsoft Office documents, Engadget reports.

This phone also supports audio, MP3, MPEG4, AAC+, WAV and RealAudio are supported. The phone doesn't have iTunes like the previous ROKR phones but features RealPlayer. There are no artificial song caps anymore so now you can fully utilize your memory cards to listen to hundreds of songs on your ROKR E6 phone.

Lets take a quick look at the other features: 3.5mm headphone jack, Bluetooth stereo audio (A2DP) support, integrated FM radio, dedicated music controls on the side, SD memory card support and an USB 2.0 port.

The Motorola ROKR E6 has a standby time of 235 hours and a talktime of up to 7 hours. When and for how much it will retail in the U.S. isn't known. In China it costs 4,280 yuan which is roughly $545.

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Thomas has been messing with computer since early childhood and firmly believes the Internet is the best thing since sliced bread. Enjoys playing with new tech, is fascinated by science, and passionate about financial markets. When not behind a computer, he can be found with running shoes on or lifting heavy weights in the weight room.

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