The black area with the HTC logo on the One M8 isn't just "empty" space, says exec
Well, need for it, but Jeff Gordon, Senior Global Online Communications Manager at HTC, is making sure that you know it’s not just “empty” space there. He recently tweeted that underneath the “black area with the HTC logo on M8” there's "a huge amount of circuitry, antennae, etc.” He also mentioned that "stretching the screen" to cover that area "would destroy the aspect ratio."
The One M8 went on sale in the US and the UK on March 25, with Canada, Taiwan and other markets getting it shortly after that. It will be gradually released around the world starting this month. If you haven’t done it yet, you should check out our HTC One M8 review here to find out more about this new Android KitKat smartphone.
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