1. theodoreandon's Avatar
    And it is straight up BADASS. Makes the N5, Moto X, LG2 and G4 look like toys. Feels awesome in hand, camera is way better than what everyone says, battery life is very good and should get better after a week or so, screen is fantastic, sense 6 is better than stock android - what else can I say this is a keeper.
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    04-02-2014 07:52 AM
  2. Grokr's Avatar
    That's cool. I want to get an unlocked M8 as well. Are you using it on AT&T? If so, are you able to get AT&T Visual Voice and tethering working on it?
    04-02-2014 08:18 AM
  3. clborden's Avatar
    And it is straight up BADASS. Makes the N5, Moto X, LG2 and G4 look like toys. Feels awesome in hand, camera is way better than what everyone says, battery life is very good and should get better after a week or so, screen is fantastic, sense 6 is better than stock android - what else can I say this is a keeper.
    Did u order yours directly from HTC? The site says it won't ship for 1-2 weeks. but it says it's in stock. That's great that ur enjoying ur device, but like Grokr, I wanted to know if ur able to get AT&T Visual Voicemail working.
    04-02-2014 08:40 AM
  4. charlieb620's Avatar
    When did you place your order?
    04-02-2014 10:02 AM
  5. mchockeyvette27's Avatar
    Just curious, does the unlocked version include the headphones? I see no mention of it on the htc website.

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    04-02-2014 11:01 PM
  6. theodoreandon's Avatar
    That's cool. I want to get an unlocked M8 as well. Are you using it on AT&T? If so, are you able to get AT&T Visual Voice and tethering working on it?
    Yes i am on ATT. The Visual VM is not available yet for the M8. This does suck.

    Did u order yours directly from HTC? The site says it won't ship for 1-2 weeks. but it says it's in stock. That's great that ur enjoying ur device, but like Grokr, I wanted to know if ur able to get AT&T Visual Voicemail working.
    I ordered through Amazon last Wednesday and it shipped Monday overnight (I'm prime).

    When did you place your order?
    See above.

    Just curious, does the unlocked version include the headphones? I see no mention of it on the htc website.

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    Yes it included the headphones.
    04-03-2014 08:45 AM
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    Yes it included the headphones.
    Thank you much appreciated.

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    04-03-2014 09:36 AM
  8. Skyway's Avatar
    Yes i am on ATT. The Visual VM is not available yet for the M8. This does suck.
    Weird, mine has visual voicemail and I'm on AT&T. I set it up the other day but I haven't had any voicemails so I can't confirm that it's actually working

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    04-03-2014 10:02 AM
  9. luckydwg's Avatar
    Weird, mine has visual voicemail and I'm on AT&T. I set it up the other day but I haven't had any voicemails so I can't confirm that it's actually working

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    Ultra power saving mode. Is that available on the unlocked version? I know it is not on the carrier yet. What color did you get ?


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    04-03-2014 10:27 AM
  10. Skyway's Avatar
    Ultra power saving mode. Is that available on the unlocked version? I know it is not on the carrier yet. What color did you get ?


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    I'm on AT&T so mine is locked down. I don't think it's on the unlocked version, but I could be wrong. I have the gunmetal and I really like it compared to my silver m7

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    04-03-2014 10:29 AM
  11. mchockeyvette27's Avatar
    I'm on AT&T so mine is locked down. I don't think it's on the unlocked version, but I could be wrong. I have the gunmetal and I really like it compared to my silver m7

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    Is it really slippery like they all have been saying?

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    04-03-2014 10:36 AM
  12. Skyway's Avatar
    Is it really slippery like they all have been saying?

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    Definitely not as slippery as I was led to believe from all the reviews. You get used to it pretty quickly. That said, it is more slippery than the m7 or a soft touch plastic phone.

    I don't think you'll have any problems

    From what I've researched the slippery feel is attributed to the way they achieved the brushed finish. It seems they had to polish it to a mirror finish and then use a proprietary method to get a brushed finish on a curved back. A lot more went into it than people realize. Also the other colors are supposedly less slippery because they aren't brushed. I'm a sucker for brushed metal

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    04-03-2014 10:42 AM
  13. kronosqq's Avatar
    Definitely not as slippery as I was led to believe from all the reviews. You get used to it pretty quickly. That said, it is more slippery than the m7 or a soft touch plastic phone.

    I don't think you'll have any problems

    From what I've researched the slippery feel is attributed to the way they achieved the brushed finish. It seems they had to polish it to a mirror finish and then use a proprietary method to get a brushed finish on a curved back. A lot more went into it than people realize. Also the other colors are supposedly less slippery because they aren't brushed. I'm a sucker for brushed metal

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    Aside from the slippery or not discussion, do you feel like the Gunmetal is more likely to scratch due to the shinier finish?

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    04-03-2014 10:50 AM
  14. mchockeyvette27's Avatar
    Definitely not as slippery as I was led to believe from all the reviews. You get used to it pretty quickly. That said, it is more slippery than the m7 or a soft touch plastic phone.

    I don't think you'll have any problems

    From what I've researched the slippery feel is attributed to the way they achieved the brushed finish. It seems they had to polish it to a mirror finish and then use a proprietary method to get a brushed finish on a curved back. A lot more went into it than people realize. Also the other colors are supposedly less slippery because they aren't brushed. I'm a sucker for brushed metal

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    Sounds good. I love the brush metal finish too. I was just wondering although I'd probably put a case on it anyway. But thank you.

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    04-03-2014 10:54 AM
  15. Skyway's Avatar
    Sounds good. I love the brush metal finish too. I was just wondering although I'd probably put a case on it anyway. But thank you.

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    Your welcome. I had a mophie case on my m7 to help out with battery life but this phone? I couldn't justify putting one on it so I opted for a Skinomi full body skin. It arrives tomorrow so I will see how it does and let everyone know in the accessories section

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    04-03-2014 10:58 AM
  16. mchockeyvette27's Avatar
    I had a fully clear skin on my m7. I used cases prior to that. If you put the skin on bubble and dust free, it should look really nice. That's how I kept my m7. It felt nice and gave it more grip while keeping the look.

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    04-03-2014 11:04 AM
  17. Skyway's Avatar
    Aside from the slippery or not discussion, do you feel like the Gunmetal is more likely to scratch due to the shinier finish?

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    I have not had any issues as far as scratching goes, and I have had it naked since launch day

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    04-03-2014 11:07 AM
  18. clubbtraxx's Avatar
    As if curved or round items with a brushed finish is something new... Take a watch case as an example.
    Has many curves and come with a brushed finish for ages... Oh well, marketing...
    04-03-2014 02:21 PM

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