HTC Launches HTC Butterfly in China

The Chinese version of HTC J Butterfly arrives with Android 4.1 loaded on it

By Ionut Arghire on December 6th, 2012 23:51 GMT

Today, HTC Corporation announced the upcoming availability of its HTC J Butterfly smartphone on the Chinese market, after officially launching the device in Japan in October.

The handset was announced for China as HTC Butterfly, although it was initially expected to make it to the international market as HTC Deluxe (or DLX).

However, although it sports a small change of name, the handset keeps the same features and specs as the original device, including the 5-inch touchscreen display capable of delivering a full HD 1080p resolution.

Furthermore, the smartphone arrives on shelves with a 1.5GHz quad-core Qualcomm Snapdragon S4 pro processor packed inside, as well as with 2GB of RAM to ensure increased performance levels.

The handset was also announced with an 8-megapixel photo snapper on the back, which should offer support for recording videos in full HD resolution, as well as with a 2.1-megapixel camera on the front to provide users with video chatting capabilities.

The mobile phone also features the usual set of connectivity capabilities inside, such as Wi-Fi and Bluetooth, support for local 3G networks, GPS receiver, and the like.

At the same time, it should pack a microSD memory card slot, so that users could be able to expand the available internal memory.

HTC’s Butterfly is running under Google’s Android 4.1 Jelly Bean operating system and sports the HTC Sense 4+ user interface loaded on top of it.

According to HTC, the new smartphone is set to arrive on the Chinese market in mid-December in three different color flavors, namely brown, white and black.

The company also confirmed that HTC Butterfly will become available in the country with a price tag of RMB $4,799 ($770 / €590) attached to it. Keep an eye on this space for more info on handset’s landing in other markets around the world.
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