HTC has just unveiled the next edition of its Butterfly Smartphone by the name of HTC Butterfly 2 aka HTC J butterfly HTL23 available through KDDI in Japan. HTC Butterfly 2 will also be available through Chunghwa Telecom in Taiwan, CSL in Hong Kong, and a number of other carriers throughout South Asia.
The device is powered by Qualcomm Snapdragon 801, 2.5 GHz quad-core CPU along with 2 GB of RAM running Android with HTC Sense 6.0 with HTC BlinkFeed as its operating system. In terms of storage, it comes in both 16 GB and 32 GB models along with support for external memory via micro SD cards.
In terms of camera, it comes with a Duo Camera that features a 13MP camera, a dual flash and Full 1080p HD Video Recording, producing incredible images and rich, high-quality video. It also comes with a 5MP front-facing camera with BSI sensor, with HDR capability, 1080p Full HD video recording.
It is powered by a embedded rechargeable Li-polymer battery of 2700 mAh Capacity.
HTC Butterfly 2 Technical Specifications
|CPU||Qualcomm Snapdragon 801, 2.5 GHz, quad-core CPUs|
|Platform||Android with HTC Sense HTC BlinkFeed|
|SIM card type||nano SIM|
|Memory||Total storage: 16/32 GB, available capacity varies,
Expansion card slot supports microSD memory card for up to 128 GB additional storage
|Size||145.4 x 70.2 x 9.99 mm|
|Display||5.0 inch, Full HD 1080p|
|Network||4G LTE: FDD - bands 1,3,7, 8, 28 TDD - band 38, 40, 41
WCDMA: 850/900/1900/2100 MHz with HSPA+ up to 42 Mbps
GSM/GPRS/EDGE: 850/900/1800/1900 MHz
|GPS||Internal GPS antenna + GLONASS,
Ambient light sensor,
|Connectivity||3.5 mm stereo audio jack NFC Bluetooth 4.0 with aptX enabled
Wi-Fi: IEEE 802.11 a/b/g/n/ac (2.4 & 5 GHz) DLNA for wirelessly streaming media from the phone to a compatible TV or computer
HTC Connect micro-USB 2.0 port with mobile high-definition video link (MHL) for USB or HDMI connection
Support consumer infrared remote control
|Sound|| HTC BoomSound
Dual frontal stereo speakers with built-in amplifiers
Sense Voice JBL LiveStage
Primary camera: 13MP, BSI sensor, f/2.0, 28mm lens. 1080p Full HD video recording
Secondary camera: capture depth information Gallery with UFocus, Dimension Plus, Seasons, Foregrounder, Image match
Front camera: 5MP, BSI sensor, with HDR capability, 1080p Full HD video recording
|Battery|| Embedded rechargeable Li-polymer battery Capacity: 2700mAh
Talk time: Up to 23.9 hours for 3G
Standby time: Up to 643 hours for 3G
Support Qualcomm Quick Charge 2.0 (9 V, 2 A)
|Durability|| Water resistant: IPX5, IPX7 Dustproof: IP5X|
|AC adapter|| Voltage range/frequency: 100 ~ 240 V AC, 50/60 Hz DC output: 5 V, 1.5 A|
HTC Butterfly 2 will be available in Taiwan on September 2nd and will also be sold through major wireless carriers & retailers in Hong Kong, India, Malaysia, Singapore, and Thailand.
We are yet to hear anything about the price of HTC Butterfly 2. We will update you as and when we hear anything about the pricing.