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M8 vs Note 3 user experience.

12th June 2014, 05:09 AM |#1  
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Anybody come from a Note 3? I'm thinking of trading my Note for one of these.

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The only thing I can see that you'll miss is the screen size.. and maybe the stylus.. otherwise everything else beats the note 3. I did notice that even with a gig of less ram, this phone still out performs the note 3. Oh and the sound is worth the switch alone.

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13th June 2014, 01:31 AM |#3  
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The only thing I can see that you'll miss is the screen size.. and maybe the stylus.. otherwise everything else beats the note 3. I did notice that even with a gig of less ram, this phone still out performs the note 3. Oh and the sound is worth the switch alone.

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Agreed 100% The stylus was great for a while but like all Samsung gimmicks, they just get in the way after a while.

And I know not everyone likes it, but BlinkFeed is a feature I use every day.

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13th June 2014, 04:25 AM |#4  
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I made the transition from the Note 3 to this phone. The Note 3 ran pretty much flawlessly for me and I had no real complaints about it. It's just that I'm kind of phone obsessed and really wanted this phone.

This phone definitely has a way sexier build and feels like a quality device compared to the Note 3. I also feel that the camera is better on this phone than the Note 3. The difference in screen size is noticeable but this screen is not exactly small so you will get used to it after a little while.

Overall, if you are a phone fanatic who needs the latest and greatest I don't think you'll regret getting the M8. It's a sleek and sexy phone that takes better pics than the Note 3
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One of the features I love on my Note is being able to assign a Notification Tone to a contact. Is this possible on the M8?
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Anything is possible

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Anything is possible

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You can apply a ringtone, but not a notification tone. U can use GoSMS, etc., to apply individual ringtones.

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The only thing I can see that you'll miss is the screen size.. and maybe the stylus.. otherwise everything else beats the note 3. I did notice that even with a gig of less ram, this phone still out performs the note 3. Oh and the sound is worth the switch alone.

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i have someone who wants to trade me a harman karmon edition straight up for my note 3. im totally on the fence. iam a music lover and even have the HK onyx bluetooth speaker. im worried ill miss my note 3

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i have someone who wants to trade me a harman karmon edition straight up for my note 3. im totally on the fence. iam a music lover and even have the HK onyx bluetooth speaker. im worried ill miss my note 3

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Having owned both, my advice would be to take that trade and run.

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