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    Default oleophobic coating?

    Did the m8 come with this? It seems that now the screen is showing it's share of fingerprints after a few weeks of ownership....

    And if there a spray (no silly films) that won't make the screen all greasy looking or am I better off just carrying a microfiber cloth with me all the time?

    Thanks in advance.

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    Default Re: oleophobic coating?

    My screen doesn't get smudged too easily, usually only when eating pizza. If I have to clean the screen I use eye glass cleaner or isopropyl alcohol and a microfiber cloth.

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    Quote Originally Posted by ChrisGonzales90 View Post
    Did the m8 come with this? It seems that now the screen is showing it's share of fingerprints after a few weeks of ownership....

    And if there a spray (no silly films) that won't make the screen all greasy looking or am I better off just carrying a microfiber cloth with me all the time?

    Thanks in advance.

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    My m8 shows a ton of finger prints as well I'm always having a microfiber cloth close by lol

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    You can put a smudge resistant seree protector on it. I have one on my Note 3 and I don't have to clean it all the time.

    Sent from thr Note 3...and yeah, its spectacular.
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    Any spray coating is eventually going to wear off, basically it comes down to keeping your hands clean and non-greasy whenever possible. On a side note am I the only one here who just uses their shirt to clean off the occasional fingerprint?
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    Quote Originally Posted by kronosqq View Post
    Any spray coating is eventually going to wear off, basically it comes down to keeping your hands clean and non-greasy whenever possible. On a side note am I the only one here who just uses their shirt to clean off the occasional fingerprint?
    I only use a micro fiber cloth on mines.

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    Default Re: oleophobic coating?

    Thanks for the replies. I may just stick to the microfiber cloth.

    But did the m8 have that coating or is it just a few iPhone thing?

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    My cell phone history for the last decade.

    2005/2006: Motorola W315, Motorola razr
    2007: Motorola W385
    2008: HTC shadow
    2009/2010: Motorola i335, Motorola i9, Blackbery 8330,
    2010: HTC EVO 4G
    2011: HTC EVO 3D, HTC rezound
    2012: HTC EVO LTE
    2014: HTC ONE M8.
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    Default Re: oleophobic coating?

    For whatever reason, the M8 holds far fewer fingerprints and face/hair grease than any other phone I've used. I really never have to wipe it off because any previous oils get wiped off as I'm swiping, etc.
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    Quote Originally Posted by ChrisGonzales90 View Post
    Thanks for the replies. I may just stick to the microfiber cloth.

    But did the m8 have that coating or is it just a few iPhone thing?

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    I don't want to speak for all phones and sound ignorant, but I think its safe to say that most modern smart phones come with some sort of oleophobic coating. Some better than others. So far I think the smudges on the m8 are very minimal.

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    pffft not me, my best friend is oleo
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