HTC Butterfly S to be announced on June 19

HTC Butterfly S to be announced on June 19
We knew that an HTC Butterfly S was coming sooner than later and now we know when it will be publicly unveiled. Taiwanese media has been getting invitations to a June 19 press event, during which the smartphone is to be introduced. The HTC Desire 600, or some kind of a local variant of it, is expected to make an appearance as well, judging by what is stated in the invitation. 

What's going to make the HTC Butterfly S better than the current HTC Butterfly isn't totally clear, although we think that it should get a faster processor and a larger battery, all the while keeping the screen size at 5 inches and resolution at 1080 by 1920 pixels. According to rumors, an UltraPixel camera is also in tow for the HTC Butterfly S, while the user interface will be tricked out with a layer of Sense 5.0 UI. That will bring BlinkFeed, Zoe, and other goodies found on the HTC One flagship. Further changes aren't being mentioned, but aren't out of the question. 

What markets and carriers will get the HTC Butterfly S is something we're hoping to learn on June 19. If history is bound to repeat itself, Verizon might be interested in the device, potentially launching it as an HTC Droid DNA successor. That, however, is just a guess, so don't get too excited yet. 

HTC Butterfly S to be announced on June 19

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Butterfly S
  • Display 5.0" 1080 x 1920 pixels
  • Camera 4 MP / 2.1 MP front
  • Processor Qualcomm Snapdragon 600, Quad-core, 1900 MHz
  • Storage 16 GB + microSDXC
  • Battery 3200 mAh(25h 3G talk time)

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14 Comments

1. ihatesmartphone unregistered

Htc one or htc butterfly s..? Hmm.....

13. jaychildz

Posts: 144; Member since: May 31, 2013

I hope it comes to the US

2. techspace

Posts: 1037; Member since: Sep 03, 2012

it should come with the ultrapixel camera

3. milesboy5

Posts: 179; Member since: Nov 07, 2012

I would rather have the BoomSound Stereo speakers than the ultrapixel camera...but thats just me

4. scriptwriter

Posts: 396; Member since: Nov 13, 2012

will it be coming the UK. we didnt get/havnt got yet the DNA or the original butterfly

5. cGmC11

Posts: 152; Member since: Apr 02, 2012

Oh nooooo!!!! HTC again, releasing One flagship & the another month other high-end flagship! WRONG

6. squallz506

Posts: 1075; Member since: Oct 19, 2011

Ikr what happened to fewer phones?

7. Jack58221

Posts: 157; Member since: Feb 23, 2013

what they are getting away from is the making one version for Verizon, one for at&t, one for Sprint, T-Mobile, and all the others... and just make one that covers all carriers... besides it's better than s4, s4 active, zoom, mini, along with a note 3, and 2 megas and an ace 3... how many galaxy tabs are coming too? Samsung shouldn't make 30 different handsets but just pull a Dell trick and let you make a custom hammer... would be easier than keeping track of all their products.

8. Jack58221

Posts: 157; Member since: Feb 23, 2013

custom hammer = handset.

10. rizevnarastek

Posts: 349; Member since: Sep 06, 2012

Butterfly S is not a flagship. The flagship is just the One ;)

9. roldefol

Posts: 4744; Member since: Jan 28, 2011

Sounds like a One X to One X+ deal to me. The real Butterfly successor (Butterfly 2?) with full One style, speakers, etc won't be until later this year, if at all. Maybe they'll just make the T6 their jumbo phone.

11. fanboy1974

Posts: 1345; Member since: Nov 12, 2011

"If history is bound to repeat itself, Verizon might be interested in the device, potentially launching it as an HTC Droid DNA successor." Does not make sense if Verizon/HTC confirmed that the HTC One is coming to Verizon.

12. Whateverman

Posts: 3295; Member since: May 17, 2009

Should just make it the HTC version of the Note. Make the t6 the Butterfly 2, paint it black and red for the DNA 2, and call it a day.

14. MachDaddy

Posts: 52; Member since: Mar 06, 2013

Why the ultrapixel camera? No matter how good the lighting is, 4.3 megapixels just isn't good enough nowadays!

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