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    Default HTC One (M8): Case or naked

    I got an otterbox defender when I got my new m8. I've been using it for a few days and the only real complaint was the bulk and dust getting under the screen protector. So today I took it off to clean the dust out and now I can't bring myself to put it back on. The phone is so thin and sleek without it.

    Anyone else going without a case?

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    Last edited by NotJustAPhone; 04-05-2014 at 11:04 PM.
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    I did when I had an M7... If i got the M8 id go naked :P.

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    M7 made me appreciate the Build & Design that I no longer use any case. I love my nexus 5 naked. Yes, my M8 will be as well.

    The only protection I use is Screen Protector, I use Super Shieldz. No complaints, great value.
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    If you drop the device, and it scratches or dents, and you smile because now it has character, then a case isn't necessary. If you get a scratch or dent on your phone, and now you can't stand it, then maybe a case is the right call. That is my .02
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    Naked, maybe a full body skin but you gotta show off the beauty

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    Got the phone yesterday. Bought a case today. It was on for 5 hours before it came off. It's so brilliant naked. I'll admit to being concerned about drops, dents, and scratches. BUT, I may be willing to live with that risk.

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    Bought a clear tpu case off amazon since the phone does look beautiful. I HATE dropping my phone without a case on, and the m8 is pretty slippery, heavy, and a little awkward to hold in my opinion. My whole day goes to **** when I drop a caseless phone. So I never go caseless anymore. Even a simple tpu case is enough to protect it from most falls.

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    How do you like it with the TPU?
    I got the cheapest hybrid I could find - Caseformers - and it's pretty okay for the price, but adds more bulk than I thought it would. This phone is really big!
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    Quote Originally Posted by pootyash View Post
    How do you like it with the TPU?
    Oh sorry, I just ordered it today. I won't have it for about a week:/

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    Quote Originally Posted by pootyash View Post
    How do you like it with the TPU?
    I got the cheapest hybrid I could find - Caseformers - and it's pretty okay for the price, but adds more bulk than I thought it would. This phone is really big!
    Is that one with a hard shell and silicon or something like that?

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    Coming from the Droid DNA, I've always had a case on, more recently the Otterbox Defender. And like you, when I would take the phone out to clean it, I remembered how thin and well constructed it was, and putting the case back on afterwards was tough because it took away the thin design of the phone.

    When I switched to the M8, I decided to go with the Dot View case from HTC. It does poke at my heart a bit to hide that beautiful shiny brushed back design, but the Dot View adds some awesome functionality like no other case does, so for me, it's justifiable.
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    Can anyone say patina?

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    I always used to go naked on all my phones.
    The about 6 months ago I fumbled my Note 2 in a car park getting in the car and got two big cracks across the screen.
    Now I'll never go naked, the M8 is a thing of beauty and a case hides that but cracking another screen isn't an option because I don't have insurance and this is my phone for a year or two.
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    Quote Originally Posted by Kibbster View Post
    I always used to go naked on all my phones.
    The about 6 months ago I fumbled my Note 2 in a car park getting in the car and got two big cracks across the screen.
    Now I'll never go naked, the M8 is a thing of beauty and a case hides that but cracking another screen isn't an option because I don't have insurance and this is my phone for a year or two.
    HTC advantage (everyone who buys the device will get this) will give you one free screen replacement for the first six months

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    Quote Originally Posted by Ccota08 View Post
    I keep reading your posts in Bender's voice and it's amazing.
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    Quote Originally Posted by Skyway View Post
    HTC advantage (everyone who buys the device will get this) will give you one free screen replacement for the first six months

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    Is that for the UK as well as the US?
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    Quote Originally Posted by mchockeyvette27 View Post
    Is that one with a hard shell and silicon or something like that?

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    Yup.
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    Quote Originally Posted by Kibbster View Post
    Is that for the UK as well as the US?
    Coming soon they say....
    HTC Advantage | HTC United Kingdom
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    Quote Originally Posted by mhunter6378 View Post
    Coming soon they say....
    HTC Advantage | HTC United Kingdom
    I guess home contents insurance will be my safety net till then.
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    It's way too beautiful to hide under a case. If I scratched it up to bad I could cover it then, or if it's broken I have insurance to replace it. So, am I going to cover it to protect it for the person I sell it to in a year? No way!!!
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    I did by a case , haven't received it yet. I do love the design of the phone and it's looks ,yet i think the phone is way too slippery to not have a case.Plus i work in a industrial area, I kinda need a case
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    Didn't yours come with a silicone case? Mine came with one

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    Quote Originally Posted by pootyash View Post
    Yup.
    I had one of those for my m7. It was nice but it was a bit too bulky for me.

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    Quote Originally Posted by zipro View Post
    Didn't yours come with a silicone case? Mine came with one

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    Only the international ones come with a case. Us 'mericans don't get one

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    I would rather go naked but the reality is that accidents do happen no matter how carful you are. I would hate myself if I dropped it and dented the aluminum. I have an Incipio Feather case on order which should be here this week.
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    Quote Originally Posted by Johnly View Post
    If you drop the device, and it scratches or dents, and you smile because now it has character, then a case isn't necessary. If you get a scratch or dent on your phone, and now you can't stand it, then maybe a case is the right call. That is my .02
    Best answer IMO. So true.

    I'm going no case, first phone ever doing that for me. The HTC advantage + mobile insurance + the incredible build quality = I'm just going to enjoy the phone.


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