During a press event that took place today in Japan, HTC announced the Butterfly 3 smartphone and an updated variant of the One M9+ phablet. As you might know, Butterfly 3 is just an international variant of the HTCV31, device launched this spring. But enough with these details, and let’s see how Butterfly 3 looks like, and what specs we’re getting.
First, is the HTC Butterfly 3, smartphone that comes with a 5.2 inch SuperLCD 3 Quad HD display (2560 x 1440 pixels), with an octa-core Qualcomm Snapdragon 810 (MSM8994) processor clocked at 2.0 GHz + Adreno 430 GPU, 3 GB of RAM memory and 32 GB space of internal storage. We’re getting a microSD card slot up to 2 TB and a nano-SIM one.
The phone offers a 20-megapixel rear camera sensor (Toshiba TK4A7) with a f/2.2 aperture and a secondary depth sensor, a 13-megapixel front-facing sensor (OmniVision OV13850) and a 2700 mAh battery. HTC Butterfly 3 is IPX5/IPX7 certified and as you can notice from the pictures above, we’re getting front-facing stereo speakers, and also an infrared port.
As expected, the device comes with 4G LTE, Bluetooth, WiFi, Android 5.0.2 + Sense 7.0 and with the BoomSound audio technology. In terms of prices, it seems that this device will cost you around $600. This device will go on sale starting October 20th.