Yes, the lens cover is part of the rear cover (battery cover). I sent mine in for warranty repair and that is what they replaced. Seems like it would be somewhat easy to replace the back on this phone.
I have noticed a lot of scratches on my camera lens. In this picture it looks to be attached to the camera itself. On the M7 a new lens came with the replacement back housing. Is that not the case with the M8 because I'd like to replace that lens as it's starting to affect my photos.
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