HTC Mobiles launched the Butterfly 2 Android Smartphone for South Asian markets, a device which was launched in Japan as the J Butterfly. There are no details regarding price of the device, but it will be available from September. It will first available to Taiwan and will be gradually rolled-out to India, Hong-kong, Malaysia, Singapore and Thailand thereafter. The Snapdragon 801 powered HTC Butterfly 2 is the successor to the HTC Butterfly launched in India last year for Rs. 49,990.
The HTC Butterfly 2 features a 5-inch Full HD LCD 3 display with Corning Glass 3 protection. It runs on Android 4.4.2 KitKat with HTC sense 6 UI on top and is powered with 2.5 GHz Quad-Core Qualcomm Snapdragon 801 processor.
The Butterfly 2 has 2GB RAM and 16GB/32GB inbuilt memory options with expandable storage of 128GB via microSD card. Connectivity options on the Butterfly 2 smartphone include Bluetooth 4.0 with aptX, NFC, Wi-Fi 802.11 a/b/g/n/ac with DLNA, GPS/ A-GPS, Micro-USB with MHL, GPRS/ EDGE, 3G and 4G LTE connectivity options.
The device is powered with a 2700mAh battery which delivers talktime of 23.9 hours on 3G and standby time up to 643 hours. It also comes with water-resistant with IPX5 and IPX7 ratings and also has IP5X ratings for dust-proof as well. The Smartphone has 13 MP rear camera with auto focus and dual LED Flash and is accompanied with 5 MP front facing camera.
HTC Butterfly 2 Specifications:
- 5-inch Full HD Super LCD 3 display with Corning Gorilla Glass 3 protection
- 1920 x 1080p resolutions
- 2.3 GHz Quad Core Qualcomm Snapdragon 801 processor
- 2GB RAM
- Android KitKat v4.4.2, HTC Sense 6 UI
- Water resistant (IPX5,IPX7), Dust Proof (IP5X)
- 13-megapixles auto focus rear camera with dual LED Flash
- 2-megapixels secondary rear camera to capture depth information, 5 MP front camera with BSI sensor
- 16GB/32GB in-built storage, expandable storage up to 128GB
- 4G LTE. 3G, WiFi ac (2.4 and 5GHz), NFC, GPS with GLONASS
- HTC BoomSound , Dual front-facing stereo speakers with built-in amplifiers,JBL LiveStage Signal Processing Technology
- Support consumer infrared remote control , DLNA for wirelessly streaming media from the phone to a compatible TV or computer
- Dimensions: 145.4 x 70.2 x 9.99mm; weighs 151 grams
- 2700 mAh battery
Price and Availability:
The HTC Butterfly 2 is expected to price at Rs. 40,000. It will be available in Blue, Red and White colors options.