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By Epitaph570, Member on 25th February 2014, 03:25 AM
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I'm really not impressed by the S5 at all. HTC it's yours for the taking.
What are your thoughts.
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25th February 2014, 03:39 AM |#2  
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Heart rate monitor is pretty cool. Looks the same as the s4 so if you like that look you should be happy.

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25th February 2014, 03:11 PM |#3  
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As long as you slap a cover on the S5 it won't matter if it was decorated pink and covered in flowers. If the M8 does have that bezel and soft keys like the numerous leaked pics show then you're going to have to get creative on how to hide that monumental f-up. My brother is looking to upgrade his EVO LTE and as much as I've refrained from recommending Samsung I just can't get over the M8's apparent waste of screen space.
25th February 2014, 03:24 PM |#4  
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Don't people consider the unnecessary hardware buttons by Samsung a waste of screen space? To me the M8 looks much better. I don't think the HTC label at the bottom is all that bad either.
25th February 2014, 04:48 PM |#5  
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There used to be a guy around here, I think in the EVO 3d days, that always said he didn't care if the phone was pink and had pictures of dicks all over it cause he would always put a case on it. Rank just reminded me of that guy lol

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25th February 2014, 05:02 PM |#6  
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Not exact comparison but you get the idea. Samsung's hardware button doesn't have the same impact as HTC's bezel-software combo. It almost looks like the M8 has a bigger bezel than the One but can't tell for sure. Rumor is the M8will have a 0.3-0.4 screen increase over the One, and judging by the illustration that isn't enough to overcome the real estate being used by the software keys. No idea how newcomers will feel but I know if I bought the M8 in this form, every time I look at the screen it will remind me of the extra room I had on my One. I mean, what did HTC do with the extra room inside? Did the extra lens up top mean they had to move things around toward the bottom? I would love to hear HTC's excuse for this, it really irritates me.
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25th February 2014, 05:04 PM |#7  
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There used to be a guy around here, I think in the EVO 3d days, that always said he didn't care if the phone was pink and had pictures of dicks all over it cause he would always put a case on it. Rank just reminded me of that guy lol

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haha that wasn't me but its true. I bought a clear case for my One because its a crime hiding it, otherwise all phones look generally the same when protected properly.
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Well rank just go ahead and get your self the s5.

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Seriously, if you look at the grand scheme of things, the fact that HTC is using extra screen real-estate for their logo is a isn't that big of a deal. It's petty, really. The fact is, if HTC comes out with a phone with nicer pictures, video, form factor, and other features, you're not going to care after you buy it.
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Originally Posted by fr0st420

Heart rate monitor is pretty cool. Looks the same as the s4 so if you like that look you should be happy.

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I use this heart rate monitor by runtastic on my one and it works great - I've tested it against a real polar hrm, and it's incredibly accurate. To the extent that I think having one built in is just a gimmick.
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25th February 2014, 09:26 PM |#11  
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Well rank just go ahead and get your self the s5.

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No thanks, not seeing anything worth the price of upgrading which says a lot given I'm an annual upgrader. My main point was cases hide ugliness, for the most part.
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