Songs on your mobileiTunes can now be downloaded to mobiles

13 September 2005

Apple and Motorola have announced the world's first mobile phone with iTunes.

The Motorola Rokr (pronounced 'rocker') allows you to transfer up to 100 of your favourite songs from the iTunes jukebox to your mobile phone.

The phone is on sale at Carphone Warehouse from September 16 for 209.99 GBP for pre-pay customers, and free for those on certain types of contract. The phone will then be on sale with O2, followed by Orange, Virgin Mobile, BT Mobile and other stores through September and October.

The Rokr lets you switch from listening to music to talking on the phone and back again with the push of a key. It features a colour display, dual built-in stereo speakers and stereo headphones that also serve as a mobile headset with microphone.

Apple says music fans can get an automatically generated random choice or manually fill the phone with playlists, audiobooks and Podcasts from their iTunes library througy a USB connection.

The entertainment giant has also introduced the iPod Nano, a full iPod that holds 1,000 songs but is thinner than a pencil.

The iPod Nano is already on sale - in white or black - with the 4GB model costing 179 GBP and the 2GB model priced at 139 GBP.

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