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    Default I am returning my HTC One (M8). Are you?

    My thoughts on the phone boil down to great phone that is not for me. I found the camera to entirely adequate. I think HTC is on the right track; they just picked the wrong mega pixel count. If they took the same approach with an 8 mega pixel sensor and added back the optical image stabilization then they would be on to something. The screen was beautiful. The speakers were awesome. Sense is very good and adds something to the experience. All that is great, but this thing is freaking huge. Anyone who takes this to the gym will look like a giant tool. I didn't think I was a small phone guy, but the Moto X has spoiled me. Are you giving up on the M8 and why are you?

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    Quote Originally Posted by towusop View Post
    My thoughts on the phone boil down to great phone that is not for me. I found the camera to entirely adequate. I think HTC is on the right track; they just picked the wrong mega pixel count. If they took the same approach with an 8 mega pixel sensor and added back the optical image stabilization then they would be on to something. The screen was beautiful. The speakers were awesome. Sense is very good and adds something to the experience. All that is great, but this thing is freaking huge. Anyone who takes this to the gym will look like a giant tool. I didn't think I was a small phone guy, but the Moto X has spoiled me. Are you giving up on the M8 and why are you?

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    Wow you're the second guy that's returned due to the size. Is it that big ?

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    What do you mean by a tool? As in a show off?

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    It is long, but if you have used a Note 3 the size doesn't even come close. I think it depends on what phone you are just coming from to the M8. To me the fact that it is as heavy as the Note 3 was a bit surprising, but it is metal and not plastic so that is understandable.

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    Quote Originally Posted by madlaw1071 View Post
    Wow you're the second guy that's returned due to the size. Is it that big ?

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    I played with one today and it is not that freakin big some phones just aren't for some folks but really if you can roll with a GS4 or 5 then i see no problem with this they were both on display at the att store i went to today.
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    Quote Originally Posted by madlaw1071 View Post
    Wow you're the second guy that's returned due to the size. Is it that big ?

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    Of course it is big. You've held the M7 right? It's like a speaker grill taller than the M7, an already tall phone.
    Dumb design, probably just to incorporate the bezel. They should have gone with a slightly wider phone or removed the bezel altogether.
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    Quote Originally Posted by towusop View Post
    All that is great, but this thing is freaking huge. Anyone who takes this to the gym will look like a giant tool. I didn't think I was a small phone guy, but the Moto X has spoiled me. Are you giving up on the M8 and why are you?
    I have the perfect phone for you....

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    Default Re: I am returning my HTC One (M8). Are you?

    Yes, I gave up on it before I bought it.
    I discovered today in the Verizon store that the M8 has a smaller useable screen area than the M7.
    Ridiculously long phone with a screen area smaller than 4.7".....no thanks. The on screen buttons and HTC logo take up way too much space.
    Walked out still happy with my larger screen.

    Quote Originally Posted by towusop View Post
    My thoughts on the phone boil down to great phone that is not for me. I found the camera to entirely adequate. I think HTC is on the right track; they just picked the wrong mega pixel count. If they took the same approach with an 8 mega pixel sensor and added back the optical image stabilization then they would be on to something. The screen was beautiful. The speakers were awesome. Sense is very good and adds something to the experience. All that is great, but this thing is freaking huge. Anyone who takes this to the gym will look like a giant tool. I didn't think I was a small phone guy, but the Moto X has spoiled me. Are you giving up on the M8 and why are you?

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    Quote Originally Posted by jspring86 View Post
    It is long, but if you have used a Note 3 the size doesn't even come close. I think it depends on what phone you are just coming from to the M8. To me the fact that it is as heavy as the Note 3 was a bit surprising, but it is metal and not plastic so that is understandable.
    It's actually close in size with note 3

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    Quote Originally Posted by clevin View Post
    It's actually close in size with note 3

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    In length I agree, but the width is the substantial difference in whether or not one can use the phone with one hand. For someone with smaller hands the Note 3 is too big to use with one hand for texting, but I don't imagine a similar complain it to be made with the M8.
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    Quote Originally Posted by clevin View Post
    It's actually close in size with note 3

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    Look at the picture, it really isn't, i was hearing that it was just as tall as a note 3, but the pic shows it isn't even close

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    Big is a galaxy mega, the M8 is just longer than the M7 by a inch or so come on and its light i see all of these post about this phone being heavy what tha not to down play but man i can think of several phones that are larger one the oppo N1 and Find 7 , G2 PRO, but thats why there is choice i just disagree that this is a big phone just because is about an inch or so over the M7.
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    Default Re: I am returning my HTC One (M8). Are you?

    I love it.

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    Default Re: I am returning my HTC One (M8). Are you?

    So by big people. I do mean that it is very close to phablet size. If you want an exercise arm band then you will probably have to find on that fits a Note and that is too big for me. Love the Zoolander pic.

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    Default Re: I am returning my HTC One (M8). Are you?

    Quote Originally Posted by BBSeattle View Post
    Yes, I gave up on it before I bought it.
    I discovered today in the Verizon store that the M8 has a smaller useable screen area than the M7.
    Ridiculously long phone with a screen area smaller than 4.7".....no thanks. The on screen buttons and HTC logo take up way too much space.
    Walked out still happy with my larger screen.
    The M8 has a bigger screen when it really counts, video, photos and gaming. The on screen buttons disappear and all 5 inches are used. Personally I prefer the on screen buttons to the capacitive buttons on the M7. On screen buttons respond quicker and give more flexibility.
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    Default Re: I am returning my HTC One (M8). Are you?

    I guess I like the idea of going forward, not backward.
    To each his own, glad you are digging the phone. Regardless of screen size, it is one gorgeous phone!
    Quote Originally Posted by kilofoxtrot View Post
    The M8 has a bigger screen when it really counts, video, photos and gaming. The on screen buttons disappear and all 5 inches are used. Personally I prefer the on screen buttons to the capacitive buttons on the M7. On screen buttons respond quicker and give more flexibility.
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    One of the biggest problems with the MotoX is it's camera.... lol

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    Quote Originally Posted by BBSeattle View Post
    Yes, I gave up on it before I bought it.
    I discovered today in the Verizon store that the M8 has a smaller useable screen area than the M7.
    Ridiculously long phone with a screen area smaller than 4.7".....no thanks. The on screen buttons and HTC logo take up way too much space.
    Walked out still happy with my larger screen.
    so are you gonna post this in every thread while ignoring that the on-screen buttons tuen off.
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    Quote Originally Posted by BBSeattle View Post
    I guess I like the idea of going forward, not backward.
    To each his own, glad you are digging the phone. Regardless of screen size, it is one gorgeous phone!
    Well its not going backward by any means, at worst its sideways

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    There must be an epidemic of small handed people who have nothing better to do than to see how many other small handed people agree with them

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    Are you going to respond to every post? Glad it's getting to you. Just remember, it's just a phone. Who cares what I think? Oh wait, you clearly do... Lol
    Quote Originally Posted by freddyttt View Post
    One of the biggest problems with the MotoX is it's camera.... lol

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    so are you gonna post this in every thread while ignoring that the on-screen buttons tuen off.
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    Well put.

    Quote Originally Posted by ErnstMach View Post
    Well its not going backward by any means, at worst its sideways

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    Default Re: I am returning my HTC One (M8). Are you?

    So someone with an M8 will like like a tool, then I must look like a complete jackass with my note 3. Good to know...

    The insecurities are really high for some people... Smh

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    Quote Originally Posted by Beyond Fire View Post
    So someone with an M8 will like like a tool, then I must look like a complete jackass with my note 3. Good to know...

    The insecurities are really high for some people... Smh

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    My thoughts exactly

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    Hell, I'm going to rock my Note 3 and M8 at the gym at the same time. I'm going to be the biggest tool of all time!

    Just kidding of course, two phones might be difficult while working out.
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    Brilliant!
    Quote Originally Posted by Beyond Fire View Post
    So someone with an M8 will like like a tool, then I must look like a complete jackass with my note 3. Good to know...

    The insecurities are really high for some people... Smh

    Sent from my Death Note
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