Purported HTC Butterfly sequel shows up in AnTuTu, no UltraPixels in sight

Purported HTC Butterfly sequel shows up in AnTuTu, no UltraPixels in sight
Another interesting discovery comes out of the benchmark zone. It's the purported sequel to the HTC Butterfly, better known in the USA as the Verizon-exclusive HTC Droid DNA. Looking at the leaked spec sheet, it seems this phone will finally answer the prayers of those of you who have a beef with HTC's UltraPixel camera technology. The so-called HTC 0PAJ3 features a 1080p display, the Qualcomm Snapdragon 801 CPU clocked at 2.3Ghz, an Adreno 330 GPU, 2GB RAM, 16GB storage, a 13MP rear camera, and a 5MP front camera. The phone runs Android 4.4.2.



Sadly, the J in the model number is a dead giveaway that the Butterfly sequel is being primed for Japan. This could also explain why HTC decided to leave the 4MP UltraPixel camera at home and pack a 13MP sensor for Japan - megapixel count is rather important for Japanese customers.



If the Butterfly 2 is for real, it's interesting how HTC has chosen to approach its design - will it be a spin on the HTC One and (M8)'s metal armor, or something different? It's too early to know and, unfortunately, we can only speculate whether the Butterfly 2 will reach the US market in some form, while Europe is pretty much a no-go - the original Butterfly never landed there.



Thanks for the tip!



source: AnTuTu via G For Games

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  • Battery 2020 mAh

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26 Comments

1. itsdeepak4u2000

Posts: 3718; Member since: Nov 03, 2012

This will be better than M8 atleast in Camera.

7. jaytai0106

Posts: 1888; Member since: Mar 30, 2011

I would have to agree :P but you won't get the BoomSound speakers XD which I love so much...

13. true1984

Posts: 864; Member since: May 23, 2012

the butterfly s had boomsound. i dont think they were as loud as the one's though

14. jaytai0106

Posts: 1888; Member since: Mar 30, 2011

I forgot it does o.O wow... this phone is everything that HTC One should have been haha... Beside the HTC One has a great metal body that no one can hate :D

15. Kyokado

Posts: 115; Member since: Jul 11, 2013

Ngers crossed for waterproof.

16. Kyokado

Posts: 115; Member since: Jul 11, 2013

Fingers*

26. somebody

Posts: 9; Member since: Mar 27, 2014

Why do you can tell this one is better than the M8? The post even don't give us the picture or the design, it's just about the spec. Do design is not important anymore or what? lol

2. MacWiNux

Posts: 128; Member since: Jan 07, 2014

This is how M8 Should be!

3. true1984

Posts: 864; Member since: May 23, 2012

if this is real and comes out on sprint, i'm gonna kick myself. hard

4. StraightEdgeNexus

Posts: 3689; Member since: Feb 14, 2014

No ultragimmickpixel wow

5. true1984

Posts: 864; Member since: May 23, 2012

if this does well enough we might see a major camera upgrage for the m9

6. Felix_Gatto

Posts: 942; Member since: Jul 03, 2013

8MP or above UltraPixels will crush the competition. But it's very unlikely, for now.

9. aayupanday

Posts: 582; Member since: Jun 28, 2012

And that would make the phone around 13 mm thick .

11. Felix_Gatto

Posts: 942; Member since: Jul 03, 2013

Please explain to me why

21. Berzerk000

Posts: 4275; Member since: Jun 26, 2011

Because then you would need a much larger sensor to make them Ultrapixels. Ultrapixels get their name for being larger than average, so they collect more light, and give you great low light results. If you doubled the resolution but kept the same sensor size, they would be just as small as other phones and would lose their Ultrapixel status. So you would need to compensate with a much larger sensor, making the phone thicker and the camera opening larger, which makes a phone ugly (Lumia 1020)

8. darkskoliro

Posts: 1092; Member since: May 07, 2012

Save the K1 for the butterfly!! I want the sequel to my phone to be legendary :D

10. aayupanday

Posts: 582; Member since: Jun 28, 2012

Yeah ! The palm burning Legend.

24. darkskoliro

Posts: 1092; Member since: May 07, 2012

sauce of its thermonuclear temperatures?

12. Lt.Green

Posts: 397; Member since: Mar 13, 2014

"..megapixel count is rather important for Japanese customers." So it is with the rest of the world. 'Ultrapixels' is a lame excuse to be unique.

25. qbyrd21 unregistered

true i agree

17. antonioli

Posts: 200; Member since: Sep 08, 2013

Oh, God. No UltraPixel. It's good.

18. Android89

Posts: 22; Member since: Apr 20, 2013

Just like the Butterfly S was better than the M7 last year imo as it had: bigger screen 3200mah battery stereo speakers with three capacitive buttons memory card slot this new one should atleast have 3500mah battery and now no 4mp camera even better, this will be better than m8 even if no metal. should be smaller also as screen size is still the same 5 inches as last year. shame HTC doesnt bring the butterfly series to the uk

19. carlemillward unregistered

if this has a 5.2" display with capacitative keys with waterproofing, a 3000+ battery and an 13mp camera. ill be impressed

20. Taters

Posts: 6474; Member since: Jan 28, 2013

If this is their second half flagship, it really should have the SD805 instead of the 801 like you know for a fact Sony, LG, and Samsung will have in their second half flagships. Suck T C doesn't fail to suck, again. No surprise here.... Cue the vwuser entrance with nothing worthwhile enough to dispute this fact.

22. ngo2dd

Posts: 896; Member since: Jul 08, 2011

Dude are you that dumb? Because you sounding and more dumb. You go on every HTC article you have time for and Bash them and you still have ideal what you are talking about. The butterfly is not a second half flagship it never was. The butterfly has alway been an Asia only phone. That is why the first butterfly was change to DNA. And it funny have much you praise Samsung buy don't even own their phone. Dude get a life.

23. Taters

Posts: 6474; Member since: Jan 28, 2013

The Droid DNA was definitely a second half flagship, which is basically an Americanized butterfly. I wouldn't call anyone dumb until you start sounding more coherent with your sentences...lol

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