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…
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110 Comments

69. chrisbo5

Posts: 31; Member since: Jan 26, 2012

isn't this supposed to be the rumored droid incredible x ? or the dlx. i think they called it the nexus 5 too

71. BayuAnggoromurti

Posts: 1; Member since: Oct 17, 2012

If i work at htc. I'll named it Godzilla instead Butterfly

72. D3VR04

Posts: 34; Member since: Jan 10, 2010

SHUT UP BRING IT TO U.S AND TAKE MY MONEY!

73. Twisted247

Posts: 282; Member since: Oct 12, 2012

For all the comments and articles saying HTC is heading for close(which I'm not disputing) here's one for ya! I love HTC personally it is the best possible UI period. Again IMHO that being said this looks like a dope phone and I love HTC. I'm on my Evo4G right now typing this out. I was going to upgrade to the HTC EVO4G LTE for Sprint( people don't know even with a gig less of RAM the senseUI runs better than touchwiz on the GS3. It took it in the benchmarks -US dualcore for both I'm speaking of- although those don't mean everything. And just running the two phones side by side it executed the same tasks quicker). Related to the gs3 vs HTC one x battle and all the comparisons why don't they run the Evo 4G LTE AGAINST THE IPHONE5/GS3 etc if they are gonna compare the other companys best why don't they compare htc's current best(out to date not including the + series which is a BEAST and can't wait to see its benchmarking blow people out the water!) That being said I am going with the GN2 cause the specs along with SOFTWARE are utterly amazing. Unless I see some mind blowing software on the butterfly I'm sticking with the GN2.. especially considering HTC j butterfly probably won't even hit all the U.S. carriers probably just one lucky one. And i'm not switching carriers for a phone and losing my unlimited data.

94. Lboogey6

Posts: 281; Member since: Jan 31, 2012

i agree with your very last statement but ...... sense better than touch wiz .... i do apologize but every article and user known to man knows the cluttered sense ruins android hands down look how many people left evo for iphone because android was "too slow" or "froze" too much then the tell htc pop up is pointless ive seen many people have to switch out up to 10 evos the sensation on tmo constant reboot the battery life is horrible no one htc phone will last you and they continue to lessen the battery

99. rizevnarastek

Posts: 349; Member since: Sep 06, 2012

Sense is miles ahead of TouchWizz, everything just looks and feels better. When One X caught up SGS3 with Android 4.0.4 it killed it on benchmarks and real life performance. The same will go for 4.1, trust me. Sense is no slug and it just looks better then anything and is easier to use.

74. Twisted247

Posts: 282; Member since: Oct 12, 2012

Oh and btw for all the ifans preaching about the apples i5 pushing 326ppi, *Even though Android and HTC dropped the HTC Rezound a year ago(Nov 2k11) with a screen that pushed 342ppi at 4.3in! .. Not to mention their windows8 phones that's dropping soon the X model I believe is also 326+ in the ppi.. Back to the point of the post, not only did Android bring some ground breaking technology into the game yet again with a dope 1080p display, not just the ability to capture 1080p(which a lot of people commonly confuse when they say "my phone does 1080p".. no your phone SHOOTS 1080p so you can transfer it to your 1080p tv and enjoy HD on that platform etc etc..) but to actually view it. Mad props for that one, and they didn't have to make the screen small to achieve it they went BIG baby 5.0 .. Regardless of what carrier picks it up here in the states I absolutely MUST stop in the door to gasp, gaze, and drool over its magnificence! Thanks

75. speckledapple

Posts: 902; Member since: Sep 29, 2011

It is a gorgeous device but I am very skeptical about HTC and their ability to do more than design a beautiful phone. What's underneath and the software that runs on top of it with that woeful integration with Sense is what matters. And we cannot forget about battery life.

76. yazbuh

Posts: 29; Member since: Jun 21, 2012

Damn!.... I want this as my next device!.... So hot....

78. taz89

Posts: 2014; Member since: May 03, 2011

Like the look off this

80. SmartPhoneStream

Posts: 162; Member since: Jun 21, 2012

i fit comes to Verizon with a larger battery you can shut up and take my money

82. roldefol

Posts: 4744; Member since: Jan 28, 2011

Has anyone else looked at the photo close-up of the Butterfly screen compared to the iPhone 5? It looks like this new Sharp display uses some kind of PenTile layout with triangular red, blue, green and white subpixels instead of a normal RGB stripe. Not a far cry from the PenTile prototype: http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/File:Subpixel_rendering_RG-B-GR_alternated_geometry.png That doesn't mean it won't be the sharpest, brightest display on a phone anywhere. Just interesting to see how they did it.

87. InspectorGadget80 unregistered

THAT PHONE IS A BEAUTY excpet the battery life which is ugly HTC NEEDS TO LEARN TO MAKE A LARGER BATTERY. Look at the NOTE II it have 3200 mAh if i can remember. I'm pretty sure it's going to Verizon first. I'm going to wait till CES too see what other phones will have 1080p screens

95. Lboogey6

Posts: 281; Member since: Jan 31, 2012

no thank you id rather have a phone that lasts longer than 6 hours look at all of htc's phones from the touch diamond to well all of them horrible battery life yall enjoy this drool over the phone while standing next to a wall while it charges

97. JKING_25

Posts: 53; Member since: Sep 12, 2012

I have never saw a phone I want more than this in my life lol. Time to start saving ;)

102. juan.perezperalta

Posts: 1; Member since: Oct 21, 2012

Wouldn't it need a better graphics prossesor?

105. solidsnakeduds013

Posts: 219; Member since: Oct 20, 2010

OMG that phone is sexy! I will throw my money on it in a heart beat.

107. rizevnarastek

Posts: 349; Member since: Sep 06, 2012

people should make and use more car docks and no one would complain about the battery anymore

109. uneedhelp

Posts: 19; Member since: Nov 04, 2012

The battery it's not a nexus Pleeeeeease shut up.U have never in ur small little life seen specs on a phone like this so stop crying.The problem with all the negative comments is probably because u can't own this device and ur probably stuck with a piece of s**t phone that u at one time thought was the best now ur online bitter and bashing every little thing that u can find wrong with it go back 2 looking at that pen tile piece of s**t u own and quit with all the negative comments bitches

110. Lwazi_N

Posts: 205; Member since: Jun 23, 2011

This phone is anything but a butterfly. With these specs, they should have named it RedDragon or something!
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