HTC has launched a new smartphone in its Butterfly range, dubbed as J Butterfly (HTV31). The device is listed on the company’s Japanese site as well as mobile carrier KDDI’s website. However, there is no word on its pricing, but will be released sometime in summer.
There is no word on HTC’s J Butterfly (HTV31) global release yet, but it is expected to be released as the HTC Butterfly 3.
The HTC J Butterfly (HTV31) runs the latest Android 5.0 Lollipop and features a 5.2-inch QHD (1440 x 2560 pixels) Super LCD3 display. It is also water and dust resistant device with IPX5/ IPX7 and IP5X certification. The handset is powered by a 64-bit octa-core Qualcomm Snapdragon 810 MSM8994 (quad-core 2GHz + quad-core 1.5GHz) SoC coupled with 3GB of RAM.
The J Butterfly HTV31 smartphone comes with 32GB built-in storage and supports expandable storage via microSD card (up to 200GB). It houses a 20.2-megapixel rear camera with dual-LED flash, while it also sports a 13-megapixel front-facing camera. Notably, the HTC J Butterfly (HTV31) also sports the dual rear camera setup.
In terms of connectivity options, the HTC J Butterfly (HTV31) include 4G LTE, Bluetooth, Wi-Fi, GPS/ A-GPS, GPRS/ EDGE and 3G. It is backed by a 2700mAh battery, which is same as the one found on HTC J Butterfly launched last year. The Taiwanese company also says that the HTC J Butterfly (HTV31) features quick charging. It measures 151 x 73 x 10.7 mm, while weight is 162 grams.