Anonymous, 08 May 2014Hi, you are writing in a public forum so anybody can answer. Anyways m not involving either. H... more* If you are a moderate user you can use around 15 - 18 hrs.
* If you are a heavy user, the battery will last around 8 - 10 hrs.
NOTE: These results are without activating the Ultra Power Saving Mode. If you activate the Ultra Power Saving Mode results could be mush higher.
shubham yadav, 07 May 2014I think I'll pass this time. The exynos s5 isn't good and tends to heat. Plus the GPU isn't th... moreYou are correct, I got the M8 & S5 as a birthday present. If I really need to buy a new phone, I won't buy the M8. I would rather wait for some thing interesting. But I saw today on Gsmarena that a new flagship phone of the HTC called M8 Prime (Max 2) has to release in September. Most importantly, it has really impressive specifications. If it better than the iPhone 6 and my M8 I'll certainly buy it.
AnonD-89109, 07 May 2014You still didn't answer to my query mate.
I have bought phones worth over a million in past... moreSaurav Ghosh,
I have already answered to your issue. I have answered it by a reply to your or Shubham's comment. Please read my previous comments, then you will find the answer to your question. I think you are concern about the camera and its lens quality. I mention it again, I assure you this phone has premium quality scratch resistance lens. I also gave my flikr profile link so you can check the camera quality by your eyes.
If you seriously concern abut the camera quality & you certainly need to buy a HTC device I recommend you the upcoming M8 Prime. It has 5.5 display I think it's not really a big issue to you. According to rumours it has QHD display, 18 mp sensor and latest Snapdragon 805 that would be a big deal for you. If a 4 mp sensor gives you such a good performance think what would be if there a 18 mp sensor? If the size doesn't matter to you it would be ideal for you.
M8x, 07 May 2014Managed to get 16 hours and 20 minutes with about 5% charge left today. Constant 3G and normal... moreBro if you ll fully charge it and then make it go down to 0 the next time u ll charge it it will charge faster and will last longer and keep ur wifi on while charging it charges faster like that.
shubham yadav, 07 May 2014Have you ever been to a Samsung forum. I think no. Just see how much BS is there. You all want... moreHi, you are writing in a public forum so anybody can answer. Anyways m not involving either. Howz the battery life Techno J...with 3G on? Regards
Anonymous, 07 May 2014The problem is not asking questions. You can ask thousand questions as the forum is meant for ... moreNo he is not trying to badmouth M8 or anything, at least I don't think so. I am here, he is here, WHY do think is that? Cause we are interested in the phone, if I were not then I would be spending time on the S5 page rather than here.
I simply asked him a question about that cheap lens cover and he didn't answer but said stuffs which were not related at all to my query!
Samsung uses plastic. I don't like them. They have so many idiot fans. Their products are not worthy of the price. I agree with all these points, BUT there are more behind that, and I get it now. Selling my S4 was a bad decision, at least now when I see there is no worthy phone to upgrade to!
S5 (not Exynos obviously) vs Z2 now, unless this 'cheap lens' thing is disproved by some validity.
Anonymous, 07 May 2014The problem is not asking questions. You can ask thousand questions as the forum is meant for ... moreHave you ever been to a Samsung forum. I think no. Just see how much BS is there. You all want me to favour m8 which isn't the case. But believe it. I believe that whatever I said is true 100%. I praised m8 for it's metal build and boomsound. And s5 for the screen and camera. If you don't like it, avoid it. Plus there should be a talk for both sides. That's my view. I'll praise m8 on an s5 forum and s5 on an m8 forum so as to have a healthy discussion and both sides are equal. That's just my mentality. If you don't like it. I'm sorry. And even the techno j. Mocked me on one or 2 views by saying he found my conclusions ridiculous. That gives me full freedom to debate against his views. And don't you think opposite viewpoints make for a healthy discussion. Anyways, it's our matter. There's no need for you to involve.
Have a nice day
shubham yadav, 07 May 2014Everybody has many questions before getting a phone. If he wants to answer it, he will. There'... moreThe problem is not asking questions. You can ask thousand questions as the forum is meant for that. But you are trying to prove how bad M8 is in comparison of S5. Check your post. Obviously you need to decide what will you purchase but doesn't make sense to write this in every comment. And for your information Techno J can answer but I didn't like the way you commented. I hope I made it clear. Looking for more comments/discussion pertain to M8. Regards
The HTC One (M8) is undeniably the better-looking
phone (which might be void if you use a case) and the
feel of real metal tops the feel of fake leather any
day. The front-facing stereo speakers are also great,
but the move to on-screen buttons didn't do much to
reduce the height, though it does eat into usable
The Galaxy S5 is more practical though with the IP67
rating and user-accessible battery. It's more compact
and lighter too. The faux leather is also much better
than the glossy plastic of last year, even if it won't
win over metal fans.
display s5 takes it
AnonD-116479, 07 May 2014By reading all of your comments it seems to me that Galaxy S5 will be suitable to you. Both M8... moreI think I'll pass this time. The exynos s5 isn't good and tends to heat. Plus the GPU isn't that good. I will wait for the rumoured s5 premium or the g3.
I don't think the s5 audio is cheap. Even the snapdragon version has the same DAC add the m8. The m8 has better volume levels but to get a decent audio from s5, just check out the adapt sound feature. It's great.
I think my s4 has to take another year as I don't think flagships are worth upgrade. I need a good camera and screen. So the m8 fails. The m8 has good audio and camera but I've been spoiled by my s4. The s5 has a lot of problems.
I'll wait for note 4, s5 premium or g3.
Have a nice day. It was a pleasure interacting with you.
Managed to get 16 hours and 20 minutes with about 5% charge left today. Constant 3G and normal usage. Pretty happy about it :)
AnonD-116479, 07 May 2014I'm not a fan boy, I have been using smartphones since 2010. Throughout these four years I hav... moreYou still didn't answer to my query mate.
I have bought phones worth over a million in past 7-8 years, that's not the point here. I was a SE user from 2004-2009, then moved to Samsung. Undoubtedly SE was WAY superior in everything, but then that OLED panel tech attracted me to Samsung. I don't have any problem or any biased view towards any brand either. I just need a good phone, doesn't matter what brand it has. However Apple is out of my league, have used iPhone 5S, and it's better to have an irrecoverable disease than having it, again that's not the point.
I simply can't believe this problem with hTC M8. I mean everybody puts an oleophobic coating on the lens nowadays, and this phone is targeted to more refined or elegant users, who cares for build material, build quality, so it just doesn't make any sense. It's totally hTC's responsibility. This is basic, nothing extra ordinary needed to be done! It's like painting a very cheap colour to a BMW! Meaningless.
I would take Samsung plastic without these stupid problems any day over this childish hardware nonsense of a premium metal. And people know how much I dislike Samsung.
Anonymous, 07 May 2014For your info 3rd party app does not support writing to sd on m8 kitkat. I have file manager d... moreThen try the Astro File Manager. I don't use it anymore the file manager which I mentioned earlier. However, the application which I mentioned earlier should work. Try it after restart of your phone. Anyway, Astro File manager perfectly work to me and it's easier and better than the other one. Did you buy a M8?
Do it like this.
AnonD-116479, 07 May 2014I'm using the "File Manager" which downloaded from the Google play store. I can move... moreFor your info 3rd party app does not support writing to sd on m8 kitkat. I have file manager downloaded from google play and it does not copy paste to sd card. Maybe ynu are rooted
shubham yadav, 07 May 2014Ok Thanks. It seems like you don't have the issue. We all know that m8 will have faster respon... moreBy reading all of your comments it seems to me that Galaxy S5 will be suitable to you. Both M8 & S5 are in two different aspects.
* M8 suitable for people who looking for a good looking entertainment phone with smooth Android experiences.
* S5 ideal for advance users who looking bulky features.
Anyway, I even concern about the upcoming iPhone 6. If it meets my preferences, I'll sell the M8 and buy a iPhone 6. Whatever people say no phone one can beat the performances of a iPhone. The reason why I don't like them, its display is too small for me. I expect at least 4.7 inches display.
Anonymous, 07 May 2014Hi Shubham, I was reading your comments. Your last sentence which you have highlighted was abo... moreEverybody has many questions before getting a phone. If he wants to answer it, he will. There's No reason for you to bash me. I have answered a lot of more stupid questions than this one on the i9500 forum. I have the right to ask as many questions as I desire and if he is ready to answer it, what the hell is your problem.
Have a nice day
AnonD-116479, 07 May 2014I have already sold my M7. I got a M8 and S5 for my birthday. I decided to keep the M8 and sel... moreOk Thanks. It seems like you don't have the issue. We all know that m8 will have faster response time than s5 due to sense. But I think I can manage s5 and won't buy m8 just as it is fast. I'll go to the store and check.
Have a nice day