HTC J Butterfly, the flagship Android-based smartphone that Taiwanese mobile phone maker HTC Corporation made official in mid-October, might arrive on shelves in Japan as soon as December 10.The company hasn’t provided specific info on the matter as of now, yet a special web page that HTC has already launched for the device in Japan suggests that users might indeed have the chance to purchase it on that day.
The smartphone was announced only for this market for the time being, yet it has already been released in the United States in the form of DROID DNA by HTC and is available through wireless carrier Verizon.
Furthermore, some of the previous rumors on the device suggested that HTC was also preparing an international flavor that might arrive on shelves as HTC Deluxe, although confirmation on the matter has yet to emerge.
For those out of the loop, we should note that HTC J Butterfly was announced with a large 5-inch full HD touchscreen display, as well as with a 1.5GHz quad-core Snapdragon S4 APQ8064 processor packed inside.
Furthermore, the new smartphone arrives on shelves with 2GB of RAM, as well as with 16GB of internal memory, and with a microSD memory card slot for users to expand it.
On the back, the handset features an 8-megapixel photo snapper with support for full HD video recording, complemented by a 2MP camera on the front for making video calls while on the go.
HTC J Butterfly was also launched with 4G LTE connectivity packed inside, as well as with Wi-Fi and Bluetooth capabilities, built-in GPS receiver, infrared, NFC, and a 2020mAh battery.
The smartphone runs under Google’s Android 4.1 JellyBean operating system, measures 71 x 143 x 9.1mm and weighs 140 grams.
Those who would like to learn more on the device and on its landing in Japan should head over to this page on HTC’s official website.