HTC J Butterfly heads to Japan with high end hardware

HTC on Thursday announced the J Butterfly , a high-end smartphone for the Japanese market. Powered by Android 5.0 Lollipop with HTC Sense 7, the phone boasts an impressive set of specs.

For starters, the phone offers up a 5.2-inch QHD (2560 x 1440 pixel) display and 20-megapixel rear Duo camera. Around front we find a 13-megapixel front-facing shooter and BoomSound stereo speakers.

Dig deeper and you’ll see a Qualcomm Snapdragon 810 processor with 3GB RAM, 32GB storage, and a 2700mAh battery. Indeed, the phone also allows for external storage in the form of a microSD expansion card slot.

The J Butterfly boasts a waterproof and dust proof polycarbonate shell and will be sold in multiple colors.

As to where this phone will be offered, well… it’s exclusive to Japan’s carrier KDDI.


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