HTC Butterfly 3 leaks on CompuBench, reveals 13MP selfie camera with 4K recording?

HTC Butterfly 3 leaks on CompuBench, reveals 13MP selfie camera with 4K recording?
As has been the case for the past few years now, HTC will most likely once again differentiate its flagship offering for the Japanese market with a new Butterfly device, and not the One M9. Of course, at this point we can't confirm this, but a new HTC device, dubbed Butterfly 3 (J Butterfly HTV31) has been spotted making a pass through CompuBench, revealing specs in the process.

According to the benchmark, the HTC Butterfly 3 will rock a 5.1-inch display with a resolution of 1440 x 2560 pixels, good for a pixel density of 576 ppi. Interestingly enough, previous rumors have suggested a slightly larger, 5.2-inch panel, so it is possible that we're witnessing what is a typical GFXBench/CompuBench error, and the screen really is that large. Moving on, we're looking at Qualcomm's 64-bit, octa-core Snapdragon 810 with an Adreno 430 graphics and 3GB of RAM. The device has 32 gigs of built-in storage and makes use of a 20-megapixel main camera (most likely the same Toshiba sensor found in the One M9), along with, amazingly – a massive, 13-megapixel front camera that is apparently capable of shooting 4K UHD video.

Naturally, a specs sheet such as this would put the HTC Butterfly 3 at the very top of the food chain. Previous Butterfly devices have featured waterproofed bodies, so we can also assume that HTC will shoot for an IP certificate this time around as well. And, if the past is any indication, Japan will be treated to a significantly different-looking device than what the rest of the world has. HTC is expected to announce the Butterfly 3 by the end of May.


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source: CompuBench via G For Games

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16 Comments

1. SyCo87

Posts: 326; Member since: Sep 19, 2013

Seems like we either have to choose front-facing speakers/huge top and bottom bezels or back/bottom speakers and slim bezels.

2. mmmanuuu

Posts: 403; Member since: Nov 05, 2013

Looks like samsung galaxy core advance neo plus with front facing speakers. Doesnt look like an htc phone at all.

5. hound.master

Posts: 1044; Member since: Feb 27, 2015

Yeah sounds like a s**ty phone galaxy core advance neo plus who name a phone like this :o Samsung cause its running out of names for its s**ty copied phones.

3. vincelongman

Posts: 5761; Member since: Feb 10, 2013

The Nexus 6 has both front-facing stereo speakers and slim top and bottom bezels But then again the Nexus 6 is a huge phablet

4. gaara6775

Posts: 738; Member since: May 20, 2014

For the love of god optimize the phacking camera software to match that 20mp camera. Its horrifying how bad the m9 take pics in auto mode. Can't keep playing with manual mode all the time.

6. KENTOZ

Posts: 86; Member since: Apr 03, 2015

4k front camera??? wow New macbook has 480p camera

13. shimanto1123

Posts: 105; Member since: Nov 20, 2014

And this is when a 480p camera will be claimed as better than the 4k camera !!! :P

7. mickeygosselin

Posts: 47; Member since: Dec 11, 2013

I love the specs, but this phone is sooo ugly. Can we please get rid of the bezels...

8. arch_angel

Posts: 1651; Member since: Feb 20, 2015

so its better than the one m9 which is there flagship lol that's ridicules im guessing the next desire eye will also be better that the one m9 smh htc crazy I swear. the butterfly 2 might not look as good as the m9 but i bet its cheaper and it doesn't have that black bar.

15. true1984

Posts: 870; Member since: May 23, 2012

Well it is built a lot differently from the m series phones(plastic, waterproof, etc.). Besides, the butterfly 2 was better than the m8

16. arch_angel

Posts: 1651; Member since: Feb 20, 2015

*Butterfly3

9. Smply_Rckless

Posts: 21; Member since: Mar 27, 2015

Not a bad looking phone.

10. scyence

Posts: 9; Member since: Mar 06, 2015

If the main camera on this is awesome... This will the phone the M9 should have been :(

11. ChunkDiesel072014

Posts: 39; Member since: Feb 26, 2015

Why is everyone commenting on how the phone looks when its not even shown in any pictures. The pictures show the Butterfly 2!!!

12. yonith

Posts: 228; Member since: Sep 11, 2012

Yeah, but let's be honest, the Butterfly 3 will have huge bezels regardless. :)

14. bayusuputra

Posts: 963; Member since: Feb 12, 2012

The reason for all those big bezels is because HTC is still using old type screen ribbon connectors that take up a lot of space. Couple that with the BoomSound speaker, and there you have it. It's not so much about the BoomSound like they say. BoomSound speakers only take 1/3 (or so) of the bezels.

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