Less than a week has passed since HTC made its 5-inch HTC Butterfly official for the international market, and the device has already started to pop up at retailers.Expansys UK is one of them, currently listing the device on its website as available for reservations, although the company does not provide specific details on pricing or availability as of now.
Users interested in being among the first to grab it can head over to this page on the retailer’s website to place orders for it. It arrives in Black and it is being retailed SIM-free.
HTC Butterfly is the international flavor of the HTC J Butterfly that was launched in Japan in October, and which has already landed in the United States at Verizon under the name of DROID DNA by HTC.
This is the first smartphone from HTC to be released with a 5-inch touchscreen display on the front, capable of delivering a 1080p full HD resolution and protected by Corning Gorilla Glass 2.
The smartphone also arrives on shelves with a quad-core 1.5 GHz Qualcomm Snapdragon S4 processor, as well as with 2GB of RAM to ensure increased performance capabilities.
There is also a 16GB internal memory for users to enjoy, along with a microSD memory card slot with support for up to 32BG of external storage space.
On the back, the handset sports an 8-megapixel photo snapper with F2.0 aperture and 28mm lens, offering support for 1080p HD video recording and complemented by a 2.1-megapixel front camera for full HD video chatting.
The specs list of this smartphone also includes Wi-Fi IEEE 802.11 a/b/g/n, Bluetooth 4.0, DLNA, Micro-USB, A-GPS GLONASS, Gyro sensor, accelerometer, proximity and ambient light sensor, as well as built-in Beats Audio.
HTC Butterfly is powered by a 2020 mAh li-polymer battery and runs under Google’s Android 4.1 Jelly Bean operating system, with HTC’s own Sense user interface loaded on top of it.