1. NYfan78's Avatar
    I have read a couple times that the m8 screen size is actually smaller than the m7 due to the on screen buttons. Can anyone straighten this out?

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    05-02-2014 07:26 AM
  2. ugxvibe's Avatar
    In some apps the buttons go away, like YouTube. On some screens/apps they stay on confirming those allegations.

    Root the phone and get this https://play.google.com/store/apps/d...d.hidesoftkeys and you'll always have a full 5 inches of screen.

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    05-02-2014 07:34 AM
  3. BBSeattle's Avatar
    No, the M8 screen is still a bit larger even with the on screen buttons showing. Side by side it appears smaller because it is slightly shorter than the M7 screen but it is also a bit wider.
    The M7 is a true 4.7" while the M8 with on screen buttons showing is about 4.75".

    I have read a couple times that the m8 screen size is actually smaller than the m7 due to the on screen buttons. Can anyone straighten this out?

    Posted via Android Central App
    05-02-2014 09:47 AM
  4. Skyway's Avatar
    The answer is no. I have both phones and the m8's screen and screen real estate are larger. It's very noticable and enjoyable in my opinion.

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    05-02-2014 09:48 AM

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