1. ILowry82's Avatar
    I have a T-Moble M8 that I converted to GPE. It is an actual conversion, not a ROM. It might just be me, but the boom sound speakers sound quieter than they did on Sense. I don't have another M8 to compare it to. Am I just crazy or has anyone else noticed this?
    07-14-2014 01:15 PM
  2. shenfrey's Avatar
    Whats the difference between a conversion and a rom? Sorry I have just switched to Android and was thinking about turning my HTC One M8 into a google play edition phone.
    10-12-2014 08:26 AM
  3. benbailey84's Avatar
    Whats the difference between a conversion and a rom? Sorry I have just switched to Android and was thinking about turning my HTC One M8 into a google play edition phone.
    Conversion changes everything to gpe. Boot loader, radio, partition sizes. Basically if you convert to gpe you can't flash sense based Roms due to the partition size. You would have to run the sense based firmware again to gain that extra system size back.
    But honestly I converted mine the other day and I love it. Its honestly so easy to convert. There are ways to do it without a PC (although I don't recommend doing it that way if you are new to the whole android scene).
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    12-04-2014 07:09 PM
  4. ddot196's Avatar
    Yea the sound quality is not as good as with HTC boom sound. I did the same conversion (coming from an AT&T M8) and it was one of the drawbacks. It's a minor thing for me as I already have 5.0.1 installed. That'll take forever with carrier branded M8s.

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    12-06-2014 01:05 AM
  5. ddot196's Avatar
    Oh and yea, you lose boom sound essentially. Its a software codec or whatever unique to HTC software.

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    12-06-2014 01:05 AM
  6. Benjamin_NYC's Avatar
    But Google advertises Boom Sound as a feature of the GPE, so I'm not sure you're right.

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    12-07-2014 07:43 PM

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