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If you see someone ordinary carrying Motorola’s upcoming ROKR E8 handset later this month, then call the police, because they’ve probably mugged a superstar. Motorola’s planning to award ROKR E8 handsets to Oscar nominees, before letting the huddled masses know when the phone goes on sale.

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Motorola's ROKR E8 Oscar boxes

The ROKR E8, which was showcased at CES in Las Vegas last month, has been beautifully boxed-up for Oscar award hopefuls, such as Sweeny Todd star Johnny Depp and Juno beauty Ellen Page. So she obviously wasn’t satisfied with a hamburger phone...

Motorola ROKR E8 mobile phone

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Motorola’s ROKR E8 is a quad-band GSM/GPRS/Edge handset, with a 2in display and 2GB of internal memory. There’s also a memory card slot, allowing Oscar nominees to capture the event's glitz through the phone’s two-megapixel camera.

If they aren’t satisfied with the after-party music, then they can just plug themselves into their ROKR E8 and listen to music in several formats, such as MP3 and AAC. The boxes, which are colour-coded as black for the blokes and red for the ladies, also contain Motorola’s S9-HD Bluetooth headset.

The Oscars take place on 24 February, but the ROKR E8 isn’t expected to hit European stores until some point during the first quarter of this year.

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