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5th July 2014, 06:44 AM   |  #21  
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The m8 screen, Sense UI is slightly better than the Z2. But UI is subjective, although I think the screen puts the m8 as a clear winner. Camera puts the Z2 leaps and bounds ahead of the m8, and dedicated camera button is extremely useful.

However, the m8 feels a more fluid and faster than the Z2, and always have been. Both phones I have are on the latest firmware.

The m8 feels better to hold due to the tapered edges.

However I much prefer the omnibalance design on the Z2.

I can't choose, so I ended up with both.

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Thank you guys for helping me. Guess what? I got the z2 last night and I am really happy with it way better than my s5 glad I sold it. Now some case and screen protector shopping to do 😃

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Go tempered glass!! Nillkin tempered glass is great. Also, I really like Ringke Fusion, though it's lacking a cutout for magnetic charging port, so I still have to fiddle with flaps every time I need to charge my Z2.
5th July 2014, 07:02 AM   |  #22  
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Do you have the ebay link for the tempered glass? how do i know its real? and ringke do you mean the screen protector or the clear case? Thankls






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Originally Posted by hidea

The m8 screen, Sense UI is slightly better than the Z2. But UI is subjective, although I think the screen puts the m8 as a clear winner. Camera puts the Z2 leaps and bounds ahead of the m8, and dedicated camera button is extremely useful.

However, the m8 feels a more fluid and faster than the Z2, and always have been. Both phones I have are on the latest firmware.

The m8 feels better to hold due to the tapered edges.

However I much prefer the omnibalance design on the Z2.

I can't choose, so I ended up with both.

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Go tempered glass!! Nillkin tempered glass is great. Also, I really like Ringke Fusion, though it's lacking a cutout for magnetic charging port, so I still have to fiddle with flaps every time I need to charge my Z2.

5th July 2014, 07:12 AM   |  #23  
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I thought about going back to my M8, turned it on and while that screen is supposed to be one of the better ones out it does not look as good as the Z2 does. I love how the Z2 screen looks. I think the sound quality issues might not be as bad as I thought so Im keeping it. Pictures Ive taken with the Z2 blow the doors off the M8. Only thing I dont care for the glossy back panel on the Z2, if I wanted a glossy iPhone I would have bought one of those.

Agreed, the M8 fails at color reproduction. What's red on Z2 is washed out orange on the M8 and what's green on the Z2 is a yucky color on the M8. The colors on M8 are really dull.
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5th July 2014, 10:39 AM   |  #24  
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Agreed, the M8 fails at color reproduction. What's red on Z2 is washed out orange on the M8 and what's green on the Z2 is a yucky color on the M8. The colors on M8 are really dull.

That's exactly how it felt when I compared both side by side
5th July 2014, 11:10 AM   |  #25  
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That's exactly how it felt when I compared both side by side

Its actually simple, if you get a M8 first, you might be happy with it.

If you get a Z2 first, and buy M8 too just for the hype (like I did), you're going to find out that the difference is of night and day.

In short, a M8 user can move to Z2 and still live and love it, but a Z2 user simply can't downgrade to a M8 and live peacefully.
5th July 2014, 12:44 PM   |  #26  
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I've too come from the M8 and I have no regrets everything (apart from the speakers) for me is better on the z2

I am a massive galaxy note fan but think the z2 has swayed me to stay with Sony

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5th July 2014, 05:07 PM   |  #27  
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I am in the boat to change my Z2 to something else before the Z3 comes and I cant get a good price for the Z2. I also have an HTC One M8 but that is my office phone where as Z2 is my home phone sadly the vibrator is just super weak and I cant feel it at work not only that the screen is a problem I have to keep it at max brightness everywhere since reading it under the sun is a problem. The M8 is better to read in the sun but its not great my N95 was 1000 times better under the sun.
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I am in the boat to change my Z2 to something else before the Z3 comes and I cant get a good price for the Z2. I also have an HTC One M8 but that is my office phone where as Z2 is my home phone sadly the vibrator is just super weak and I cant feel it at work not only that the screen is a problem I have to keep it at max brightness everywhere since reading it under the sun is a problem. The M8 is better to read in the sun but its not great my N95 was 1000 times better under the sun.

Z3 is coming very late this year, I presume. August will be used to announce it, it won't come to be available on the market at least by December... Same happened with Z2 - most stores it took May to have them.

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