HTC J Butterfly is a 5-inch 1080p monsterphone

HTC J Butterfly is a 5-inch 1080p monsterphone
The HTC J Butterfly has surfaced on HTC’s Japanese website and it is that elusive 1080p 5-inch monsterphone we’ve been hearing about all along.

The 5-inch Super LCD 3 display on the HTC J Butterfly works out at 440ppi, a truly amazingly detailed resolution. But it’s not just the resolution - color reproduction is reportedly outstanding, and the convex glass shape makes it stand out. It’s also very thin at just 9.1mm which makes it easier to deal with such a big display.

The Butterfly has all you’d expect from such a device: a quad-core 1.5GHz Snapdragon S4 Pro APQ8064 processor, 2GB of RAM, and an 8-megapixel rear camera. It also runs on Android 4.1 Jelly Bean.

One thing we’re curious about is how its 2,020mAh battery will do, and will it last us through the day.

Right now, the HTC J Butterfly is coming to AU / KDDI in Japan only by end-December, but we’d expect its display to arrive in differently packaged bodies soon after. Check it all out below.

source: HTC



1. darkskoliro

Posts: 1092; Member since: May 07, 2012

17. darkskoliro

Posts: 1092; Member since: May 07, 2012

34. Cyan3boN

Posts: 446; Member since: Feb 23, 2012

Thanks for the hands on pics :)

50. darkskoliro

Posts: 1092; Member since: May 07, 2012

64. VJo003

Posts: 365; Member since: Mar 11, 2012

Sex Bomb !!!!

90. SuperAndroidEvo

Posts: 4888; Member since: Apr 15, 2011

If this phone becomes the Nexus 5 then it's what I am going to get. This is the sexiest phone I have seen in SOMETIME. Who says HTC's build is not good. +1

93. Lboogey6

Posts: 281; Member since: Jan 31, 2012

based on their track record a lot of people you mean to tell me all this power and beauty and they cut back on the battery??? fail next phone please

96. SuperAndroidEvo

Posts: 4888; Member since: Apr 15, 2011

You don't know that. Let's wait before you make bogus comments. The 28nm quad-core Qualcomm Krait S4 Pro is VERY frugal when it comes to power consumption. So we really don't know what type of battery life it will get. The LG Optimus G has the same S4 Pro. It has a smaller 4.7" screen & it has a similar 2100 mAh battery. It does well with battery usage. It lasts a work day with 30% left on the battery. That is more than fair.

98. VJo003

Posts: 365; Member since: Mar 11, 2012

Thank you for some prospective.... Hope people share it rationally +1

100. Lboogey6

Posts: 281; Member since: Jan 31, 2012

touche...just havent seen an htc phone last long

101. enGet

Posts: 33; Member since: Oct 19, 2012

I tend to agree with this negative presumption - HTC has a track record of using under-powered batteries in conjunction with battery draining Android overlays.

103. rizevnarastek

Posts: 349; Member since: Sep 06, 2012

What it I told you that Sense become the least energy draining UI overlay. 1800mAh outperforms LG's 4X with 2100mAh for instance.

106. Lboogey6

Posts: 281; Member since: Jan 31, 2012

That's fine but most of the puerile who complained about, Android having bad battery started with HTC as they were some of the first and heavy hitters its like we give people more power and little juice stop being cheap focus on customers and it'll take your out of the #2 spot if any one wants to argue that they aren't please say something none if this personal opinion stuff hard numbers

18. Wiki_jaan

Posts: 704; Member since: Jun 24, 2012

yupe also kills iphone 5 sreen ..................

70. temodumbadze

Posts: 9; Member since: Oct 10, 2012

i think it should have had on screen buttons,the screen would`t be that big and on screen buttons are best :D

92. BadAssAbe

Posts: 507; Member since: Apr 22, 2011

Not with a lcd screen, you need a amoled screen or else you will always see a dark grey(not black) bar at the bottem

108. Malique001

Posts: 58; Member since: Jun 08, 2012

So that would mean the Atrix HD and Photon Q have a dark grey bar on the bottom?

20. bobfreking55

Posts: 866; Member since: Jul 15, 2011

I don't like the earpiece. just saying. :)

45. bayusuputra

Posts: 963; Member since: Feb 12, 2012

contrary to you, I think the earpiece is a nice touch.. :P It's now either this, or the Padfone.. or maybe the Nexus 4 if the 8GB non-expendable memory turns out to be wrong.. But it's dust and

32. blinkdagger

Posts: 81; Member since: May 04, 2012

I know what u mean. It gorgeous. I wish it's a nexus device. Btw, why does it have "Google" branding? I thought only nexus have that.

36. dmckay12

Posts: 243; Member since: Feb 25, 2012

Most android phones say "with GOOGLE" somewhere on the device.

86. OptimusOne

Posts: 694; Member since: May 22, 2012

nope. doesnt have to. does HTC one x say with google? now, only nexus phones have "with google"

91. dmckay12

Posts: 243; Member since: Feb 25, 2012

Notice that I never said that they HAD to say "with Google" The manufacturer has the choice to place the branding on the phone if it is a with Google Android device. The difference between a "with Google" Android device and an Android device is the availability of Google apps like the Play Store and Youtube. A device needs to be a "with Google" device to have the branding but a "with Google device does not have to have the branding. While it is true that most phones released now do not have that branding, most phones released before the middle of 2011 had the branding and the phone pictured above has the branding. Therefore, not only Nexi have that branding, And the HTC One X does not have the branding. I have been wrong once before and this is not the second time.

40. darkskoliro

Posts: 1092; Member since: May 07, 2012

um...umumumum...I know this, an article a couple centuries ago was saying how the "google" branding meant that it was google certified, and could do some cool stuff I cant remember :( Anyone remember that article? Might have been one from pocketnow

104. galokjai

Posts: 36; Member since: Jul 20, 2011

"Google" is the only word on the back of Nexus devices. "With Google" are for non-Nexus Android phones.

43. Jelly_Bean

Posts: 109; Member since: Sep 11, 2012

fwwwwwwwwwwwwwwwwwwwwwwwaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaa​aaaaaaaaaaaaaaaakkkkkkkkkkkkkkkkkkkkkkkkkkkk :p

47. phil2n

Posts: 519; Member since: Apr 30, 2012

but one thing i worried about is round corners. hope im wrong

48. RaKithAPeiRiZ

Posts: 1488; Member since: Dec 29, 2011

But butterfly is the last name I will call this beast

65. estreito

Posts: 15; Member since: May 11, 2012

Fly like a butterfly, sting like a bee!

79. darac

Posts: 2156; Member since: Oct 17, 2011

actually it has too much size (bezel) to be called a phone..the Panasonic Eluga power has the same sized screen squeezed into a Galaxy S3 size footprint:

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