Taiwanese mobile phone maker HTC Corporation has officially announced the upcoming availability of its HTC Butterfly flagship device on shelves in South Asia, in markets such as India, Malaysia, Singapore and Thailand.The handset will hit shelves in these countries by the end of January, and it should become available through all partner carriers and authorized retailers (including Celcom, DiGi, Maxis, TuneTalk, and U Mobile in Malaysia).
The high-end smartphone will provide users with a great experience while on the go, courtesy of its large 5-inch full HD screen, a quad-core processor packed inside, and Google’s Android Jelly Bean OS, with HTC Sense 4+ loaded on top.
“HTC Butterfly is quite simply the most stunning smartphone HTC has created to date, with a display that people will fall in love with instantly,” said Lennard Hoornik, president, South Asia, HTC Corporation.
“It offers the best experience in terms of performance, design and innovation, and is our most eagerly anticipated smartphone with rave reviews from media and consumers alike.”
The smartphone’s screen is protected by Corning Gorilla Glass 2 and is capable of delivering a 440 pixels per inch (PPI) resolution, for a great viewing experience, HTC says.
HTC Butterfly also comes with 2GB of RAM to complement the 1.5 GHz Qualcomm Snapdragon S4 Pro processor, as well as with a 2,020 mAh battery inside.
On the back, the mobile phone features an 8-megapixel photo snapper with support for full HD video recording capabilities, complemented by a front camera for making video calls.
The specs list of the this handset also includes a microSD memory card slot for expanding the internal memory, Beats Audio technology, Wi-Fi and Bluetooth connectivity, built-in GPS receiver, and the like.
The HTC Butterfly also offers support for a great deal of apps and games available for download through the Google Play Store, in addition to the features and capabilities that HTC has packed the new Sense 4+ UI with.