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Well Guys, It's Been Almost a Day Since You've Had the Phone. Thoughts?

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26th March 2014, 04:21 PM   |  #1  
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So far, I am loving the phone, and I have no faults with it as of yet. Yes, when you zoom in on pictures, they can be a bit blurry blown up on the computer, but I could care less since I'm not a professional photographer. Feels great in my hand, and people keep saying my phone looks sickkkk.

Oh, and this thing is LOOUUDDD. Louder than any other phone I've come across. The only lag I saw was while installing all my apps.

What about you guy's? Post pros and cons.

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So far, I am loving the phone, and I have no faults with it as of yet. Yes, when you zoom in on pictures, they can be a bit blurry blown up on the computer, but I could care less since I'm not a professional photographer. Feels great in my hand, and people keep saying my phone looks sickkkk.

Oh, and this thing is LOOUUDDD. Louder than any other phone I've come across. The only lag I saw was while installing all my apps.

What about you guy's? Post pros and cons.

Sent from my HTC One M8!

I've never owned an HTC phone before, and the UI for me is a little tough to get used to - especially when my other devices are more 'stock' Android, - a Nexus 7 and Moto X. I've had plenty of skinned devices before, Samsung and Moto pre-Google, so I know there's a learning curve. The hardware though, it's about as close as I'll ever get to an iPhone, and it's fantastic. The build quality, the buttons, the material, top notch. Coming from "flagship" Sammy phones (Galaxy S3, S4 and Note 2 and 3's) - can't hold a candle to this. Biggest con (aside from the Sense UI) is the camera. I know I might need to tweak some settings, but it should be (in theory) a much better image quality just on auto settings.

I'd say, all things considered, the hardware is the biggest perk, but I have a feeling I'll still be using my Moto X more than 50% of the time.

Now, if we can get CM in the future, that's another story altogether, but I think it's too early to tell if someone will be able to root and unlock. Haven't kept up on the root/ROM scene since I loaded Beans on my Note 3 running 4.3 back in January.
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26th March 2014, 05:18 PM   |  #3  
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The best phone I ever had, hands down. Second in line was the original M7 HTC One. Before that, my thrid favorite was my SGN. I havve had multiple phones in between and none come close to the M8...

I will say I HATE Blinkfeed but just download your favorite launcher (I use Apex)
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The best phone I ever had, hands down. Second in line was the original M7 HTC One. Before that, my thrid favorite was my SGN. I havve had multiple phones in between and none come close to the M8...

I will say I HATE Blinkfeed but just download your favorite launcher (I use Apex)

You can use the "manage home screen pages" setting to remove blinkfeed. No need to go for an outside launcher because of Blinkfeed.
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You can use the "manage home screen pages" setting to remove blinkfeed. No need to go for an outside launcher because of Blinkfeed.

Thanks but I have used Apex on all my devices so I stick with what works
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Thanks but I have used Apex on all my devices so I stick with what works

I figured that was the case.

I thought it would be best to mention that since you made it sound like it was the only way to get away from Blinkfeed.
26th March 2014, 06:08 PM   |  #7  
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I had a DNA, then the HTC one, then I had a Galaxy S4. This M8 is the best. That bezel at the bottom is confusing...i keep wanting to the old home button. HTC phones are the experience I prefer. I don't really care about root. I used to..but i realized I have no time to install cute themes...and i only used 2 root apps. I would like root only for free tethering. Im still on an unlimited plan.

I would say this phone is amazing and I have yet to properly play with it.

The HTC transfer tool worked pretty good...even transfered my settings and put my home screen the way I like it.

The focus thing is kinda gimmickey but the camera is awesome. Can't wait to make some porn with this bad boy. Lmao

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26th March 2014, 06:39 PM   |  #8  
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Loving mine, coming from the DNA. Don't much care for the on screen buttons but other than that. I like it. To me the camera is not as bad as a lot of sites are saying. Here's a quick pic I just took. The fire looks so clean.

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26th March 2014, 06:59 PM   |  #9  
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best phone in stock form to date! haven't had one hiccup, lag, glitch nothing! just flawless buttery performance! cant wait until we get root and get rid of bloat and some custom roms. phone will be a beast!!!
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26th March 2014, 07:07 PM   |  #10  
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I am a G2 user on ATT but went to the Verizon store because I was dying to see this beautiful masterpiece, overall it is a very exquisite design and feels very nice.

I have never owned a HTC product and would like to in the future, but Damn this sense UI is very appealing to the eyes and simple.

Very fast phone with zero lag.

I spent a lot of time with the camera and I must say it isn't TERRIBLE but it isn't better than anything we have out now.

Where the One will accelerate is in low light and that is already proven....

Overall I'd say HTC WILL SELL TONS.

Sent from the LG G2

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