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HTC J Butterfly red

Love high-end specs in your Android phones? If so, you may be interested in the device that HTC just introduced in Japan, dubbed the HTC J Butterfly. Announced for Japan, the J Butterfly features a 5-inch Super LCD 3 display with a resolution of 1920x1080, which works out to around 440ppi. Along with that high-res display, the J Butterfly touts a 1.5GHz quad-core Snapdragon S4 Pro processor, 16GB storage, microSDHC support, 2GB RAM, NFC and a 2,020mAh battery packed into its 9.1mm-thick body. There are also 8-megapixel rear and 2.1-megapixel front cameras. The HTC J Butterfly comes preloaded with Android 4.1 Jelly Bean and will be available in Japan in black, red or white.

We've been hearing rumors about a mysterious HTC Android device with a 5-inch 1080p display for a while now, and today it looks like HTC has finally confirmed all of those reports with the J Butterfly. This device looks pretty similar to the one that leaked out in some blurry images back in September, complete with the red accent on the side of the device. The J Butterfly's got a pretty impressive spec sheet, including a quad-core processor and 2GB of RAM, though its 5-inch 1080p display will likely garner the most attention of any of its features.

As for when we might see this thing stateside, HTC hasn't mentioned any U.S. release details yet. However, it's been said that an HTC device with a 5-inch 1080p display could be heading to Verizon, so that may be something for Big Red customers to keep in the back of their minds. So what do you all make of the HTC J Butterfly? Does its high-res display have you instinctively reaching for the nearest credit card?

HTC J Butterfly black

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Wayne Bordoy I want this phone in the u.k !
Vishal Nandre For asia too....
Kenny Bolick It says micro sdhc support, if you're too stupid to realize that means it has a micro sd card slot then gtfo.
Anwar Dean-Afhim no, I would rather it came to europe. because that is where I am :)
Lawrence Lepes That sounds like a cool phone! I wonder what type of legal action those crybabies and cowards at Apple are going to do about this phone. Nice job HTC!
Mike Orf Not only does it have a small battery, but it also has the shitty bliss Sense u.i. and not the normal one. Basically it'll be pushed away just like the rhyme was.
Perro Rosello Sure. But a black option would be nice
Justin Litzau No micro SD card slot? I'll pass & get the One X+.
Cesario Brito Jr. Turn that into a Nexus and for the love of mankind, HTC can you please work on your battery game!!!
Justin Litzau Only 16GB of storage? That means there's only around 10GB available to the user. I'd rather get the One X+.
Sean Jensen Sorry lesha but the atrix HD does not have a 1080p screen. Its 720p
Antonio Horn Battery is too small. Note 2 for me
J Alberto Garcia Flores It's a cool phone, however I don't like HTC Sense but it's nice to see 1080p displays on phones
Marv Cabatic If phones get any bigger, one might as well carry around a Netbook!
Frank Nitty Galaxy Note 2 or bust !
Luis Robles Figueroa Why Japan? And the ret if the marketlike USA.
John Luttrell I hope a variant comes to the UK, glad to see HTC stepping up their game.
George Cruz Same crap as the other android phones. They shoul improve and make them more stable than making one everyday.
Jackson Hollingsworth Not with that tiny battery
Jacob Grumbles I would like to see it here but with at least a 2800 battery. The note 2 really doesn't have any competition as far as I'm concerned nobody really likes lg.
Nahtanoj Divad Htrab If I can get in unlocked that will work on ATT lte. Sure :-)
Iesha Hawkins My phone is the Motorola Atrix HD. It's only 4.5 inches, but it's plenty big enough for me, and it also has a 1080p screen. The Butterfly looks nice, but to me, it's not worth it.
Geraldy Reyes Outdated by release date. Lmao!
Frank Nitty Removable battery ?
Nick Catelli 2,020mAh battery AND a 1080p screen? I'll pass... I like my phone to last more than 2 hours on one charge, thanks. But on the real, 1080p is a marketing gimmick on a smartphone screen that's 5 inches. It's often difficult to tell the difference between 1080p and 720p at normal viewing distances on full screen televisions. The benefits of such a screen in a smartphone form factor, besides just telling your friends how cool it is that your phone has a 1080p screen, are pretty short. I'd gladly take 720p and get the rest of my battery life back.
Pernell Moore Verizon's supposed to get this and the Note 2
Ian Baylon We already have the Note's and the LG Intuition…
Tiger Panomthonichakul international model, pls at least 2,500mah
Riasat Raian omg...!!! i know waht i want for xmas now!!
Guilherme Saba that is overkill
Derek Almond No. I've got my iPhone 5.
Maximilian Airas in finland!
Anthony Evans Jr rumors say its coming to Verizon as a droid
Tyler Saddington I would like to see it in Australia ;)




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