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This is what the HTC M8 virtual buttons look like

03 February, 2014 | Read the news | Post your comment
This is what the HTC M8 virtual buttons look like - read the full textWe've already heard that the successor to the HTC One - the M8 or Two - will have on-screen navigation buttons (instead of capacitive ones under the screen) and thanks to an anonymous email we may be seeing what they'll look like. The image below shows the proposed three button configuration -...

 

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You Stand strait look at Innovation and say here is where i belong.
one X was my forth strait HTC. i may well be looking at my fifth.
HTC for life!!!

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  • 2014-02-04 11:17
  • fmPs

> In reply to someone @ 2014-02-03 22:26 from ajTh - click to readDid you try it before
Its most awesome way to control your phone

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  • 2014-02-04 02:01
  • Bty@

> In reply to vili @ 2014-02-04 00:12 from 0ZJS - click to readno go away on screen button much much better than on plastic button

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  • 2014-02-04 01:24
  • 61mS

htc's looks better/proportional than stock androids "stretched" on-screen icons.

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  • 2014-02-04 00:54
  • P@ds

on screen buttons reduce the real display dimmensions and ratio.

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  • 2014-02-04 00:12
  • 0ZJS

just excellent and nothing more.thanks hTC

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  • 2014-02-04 00:10
  • pT76

> In reply to Anonymous @ 2014-02-03 21:38 from nHhQ - click to readUp until you need to use them and can't.

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  • 2014-02-03 23:00
  • mxUc

innovation in its best. I like it. well done HTC. HTC for life no matter what

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  • 2014-02-03 22:57
  • fjSH

on screen buttons look like crap it will spoil its degign completely, a real shame...:(

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  • 2014-02-03 22:26
  • ajTh

Looks really nice.

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  • 2014-02-03 21:49
  • 0F0S

To anyone who's bashing on-screen buttons: they are seriously not that bad, dare I say they are actually good. I used to didn't like on-screen buttons (when I had never even used one) but then I bought a tablet (and later a phone) with on-screen buttons and even if you won't love them, you won't hate them either, after all, they're just buttons, you won't pay too much attention to them.

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  • 2014-02-03 21:38
  • nHhQ

I hate on screen buttons, they take away precious screen space. I love the buttons on my HTC One and the One X before it.

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  • 2014-02-03 21:18
  • Pv7u

> In reply to Smuty @ 2014-02-03 20:20 from pu4C - click to readOn screen only buttons are so useful when a full screen application crashes and you can no longer get to the button to close it from task manager! My hardware button has got me out of this potential problem several times, when I would otherwise had to have pulled the battery out. Now imagine you have a non-removable battery as well.

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  • 2014-02-03 21:15
  • mxUc

I also hate onscreen keys...

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  • 2014-02-03 20:40
  • SvBn

> In reply to Rdmkr @ 2014-02-03 17:22 from 0CPe - click to readmoto x has small bezels :)

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  • 2014-02-03 20:32
  • JErV

> In reply to DD @ 2014-02-03 16:22 from 2SRa - click to readI agree with you.

They have to have some bezel at bottom of screen so you can hold the thing,,plus they still need somewhere to put the electronics and aerials..The only other option is to make it thicker making space for better cam,battery and speaker enclosure but folk don't want that do they?

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  • 2014-02-03 20:26
  • sXj%

> In reply to Rdmkr @ 2014-02-03 17:22 from 0CPe - click to readFinally someone with some brains. What's the point of onscreen buttons if the manufacturer still keeps the huge bottom bezel?

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  • 2014-02-03 20:20
  • pu4C

I prefer real buttons than on-screen ones.

They are trying to over-simplify things by not having permanent buttons and in the process complicate user experience

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  • 2014-02-03 18:52
  • fxPr

Will this "onscreen" navigation buttons be a permenant mark on the screen,or will they disappear on full screen mode and come back when we touch the bottom part of touch screen?...Many question arise...first is is this concept for real?

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  • 2014-02-03 17:58
  • uuYB

I've got a htc one x+ with capacitive buttons and they're not very good. I've also got a nexus 7 with on screen buttons and they're miles better so kits good news for me.

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  • 2014-02-03 17:52
  • m5b}

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