HTC Butterfly

Posted:
Dec 7, 2012
Market status:
Released
Release date:
Jan 1, 2013

Display

Display size:

5.0 inches

Resolution:

1080 x 1920 pixels

Pixel density:

441 ppi

Technology:

S-LCD 3

Screen-to-body:

68.25 %

Features:

Ambient light sensor, Proximity sensor, Scratch-resistant glass (Corning Gorilla Glass)

Hardware & Performance

System chip:

Qualcomm Snapdragon S4 Pro APQ8064

Processor:

Quad-core, 1500 MHz, Krait

GPU:

Adreno 320

RAM:

2 GB

Internal storage:

16 GB

Storage expansion:

microSDHC up to 32 GB

OS:

Android (4.3, 4.2.2, 4.1.1), HTC Sense UI

Battery

Capacity:

2020 mAh

Type:

Li - Polymer, User replaceable

Camera

Rear:

Single camera

Main camera:

8 megapixels

Features:

Autofocus, Back-illuminated sensor (BSI)

Video recording:

1920x1080 (Full HD)

Features:

Video calling

Front:

2.1 megapixels

Design

Dimensions:

5.63 x 2.78 x 0.36 inches (143 x 70.5 x 9.08 mm)

Weight:

4.94 oz (140 g)
the average is 6.1 oz (174 g)

Cellular

UMTS:

850, 2100 MHz

Data Speed:

HSPA, UMTS

SIM type:

Micro SIM

Multimedia

Headphones:

3.5mm jack

Features:

Album art cover, Background playback, Beats Audio

Connectivity & Features

Bluetooth:

4.0

Wi-Fi:

802.11 a, b, g, n, dual-band; Hotspot

USB:

microUSB, USB 2.0

Features:

Mass storage device, Charging, Video out

HDMI:

Yes

Sensors:

Accelerometer, Gyroscope, Compass

Other:

NFC, Tethering, Computer sync, OTA sync

Phone features

Notifications:

Haptic feedback, Music ringtones (MP3), Polyphonic ringtones, Vibration, Flight mode, Silent mode, Speakerphone

Other features:

Voice dialing, Voice commands, Voice recording, TTY/TDD

Description

HTC Butterfly is a handset nearly identical to the J Butterfly, which was announced for Japan back in October, and the HTC Droid DNA, which Verizon subscribers in the U.S. can already buy. What makes the HTC Butterfly different, however, is that it is an international device that will get along well with GSM carriers throughout the world. Other than that, there's nothing really new about the HTC Butterfly, and no, we aren't complaining about it. The smartphone comes with the same monstrous 5-inch screen with a resolution of 1920 by 1080 pixels. There is a quad-core Snapdragon S4 Pro ticking at 1.5GHz inside the handset. You also get a pair of cameras - an 8-megapixel one in the back with a dedicated ImageChip for zero shutter lag, and a 2MP front-facing snapper.

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