VIDEO - HTC One M8 Hands On and First Impressions!

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  1. DroidModderX

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    I was fortunate enough to be able to pick up the HTC One M8 the day after release. So far I have had a pretty good experience with this phone. Check out my first impressions for my thoughts so far on this device.
     
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    I dig the M8! And man I like having the power button on top. I always hit mine on accident and hate it on the side.
     
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    I actually like it on top too. It took me a minute to get use to that though after having the Note 3 for nearly a year.
     
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    Soooo....hows the battery life? Are you getting note 3 like battery life?? Getting through a full day? On the charger...how many mah is it? The note 3 was 2000mah and charged pretty fast. How long does it take to charge?
    Im rocking the note 3 right now. How's sense? How's the camera? How's signal strength, better/worse? Any bugs?
     
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    I can only speak for two days so far.. Yesterday I made it 13hrs and a little.. Till about 7pm.. Two hrs commute listening to music and decent usage.... No where close to my N3.. 2600 mah compared to 3200 mah on N3 though.. Radios are better... Build is great.. Pics are hit or miss but not bad.. charges fast . Sense is simplified... I'm using Nova though

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    Is the touch to focus more then a gimmick? Not the defocus. But the refocus. How much screen on time?
     
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    Camera features I feel are good... Plenty good options.... I guess depends on situation my results... Here's a few battery shots yesterday and today... I also notice phone doesn't deep sleep.. Sits at 300 low.. Probably bc of tap to turn on feature... Also there's a super power mode not yet on US phones.. You can get emails text and calls only and it's supposed to save tremendous battery while you not using phone much..

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    Ouch, alot of users on xda are seeing 6 plus hours screen on time. I hope yours is still being broken in.
     
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    I don't see this phone doing 6hrs screen on.. I don't use wifi.. Maybe they can reach it with it enabled.. I don't have anything running in background either

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