Review of the latest HTC Butterfly S smartphone

Are you thinking of buying a medium range smartphone from HTC? HTC has recently announced that it will launch HTC Butterfly S next month. Read this article for our detailed review of the smartphone. Read it and know the features, specifications and price of Butterfly S smartphone in India.

HTC is one of the popular smartphone manufacturers from China. It seems that Chinese manufacturers have made a mind to beat the major smartphone brands in world. HTC devices always come up with new features. Now, HTC has announced that it will launch a new smartphone in its Butterfly series. The new HTC Butterfly S smartphone is specially designed for our young generation.
HTC Butterfly S

Features and specifications of HTC Butterfly S smartphone

The Butterfly S smartphone comes preloaded with social networking apps like Facebook and Twitter. Instant messenger and interesting games are also there. If you are looking for a detailed review of the smartphone, then you are at the right place. Read about the features, specifications and price of the new Butterfly S smartphone.

Display: The 5.0 inch display screen of the phone has a pixel density of 440 ppi. This makes watching movies and playing games more enjoyable.

Body and Design: The smartphone has dimensions of 144.5 x 70.5 x 10.6 mm. This smartphone weighs around 160 grams and it is 10.6 mm thick. The first look is impressive. It is designed in bar style.

Operating system, network and processor: The Butterfly S runs on the latest Android OS, v4.1 (Jelly Bean). This ensures smooth performance. The user interface is HTC Sense UI. The device lacks dual SIM slots but has proper QWERTY keypad. We can absolutely call this handset a 3G device. It features HSDPA upto 42 Mbps. The HTC Butterfly S is powered by a 1.9 GHz quad core Snapdragon 600 processor. The highly powerful processor is aided by 2 GB RAM to ensure smooth computing and multi-tasking. The network supported is Quad-band GSM 850 /900 /1800 /1900 MHz. It has general GSM network. It also supports A-GPS, Google Maps and GLONASS.

Memory and storage: This smartphone has 16 GB onboard memory which is expandable up to 64 GB via microSD card. Thus, the smartphone has large internal storage as well as external storage.

Camera: The HTC Butterfly S comes with both front facing and rear cameras. The primary or front facing camera features 4.0 MP clarity which promises great output quality. It has many supporting features. The camera can take pictures with a high resolution of 2688 x 1520 pixels. The HTC Butterfly S also houses a 2.1 MP front camera with a resolution of 1600 x 1200 pixels. The supporting features are Digital Zoom with Auto-focus and LED Flash. The video formats it supports are MP4, 3GP, 3G2, WMV9 and AVI.

Connectivity and entertainment: The connectivity features of the smartphone include USB Port 2.0, Bluetooth v4.0 with A2DP, Wi-Fi 802.11 a/b/g/n/ac, Wi-Fi Direct, Hotspot, DLNA, GPRS and EDGE. It is visible that the smartphone is loaded with unique connectivity features. You can enjoy fast browsing by different platforms. This smartphone supports high end connectivity features like 4G LTE (market specific) and NFC. It has Boom Sound speakers to enhance the audio quality. Users can customize the HTC Butterfly S by downloading new apps from Google Play store. The only thing the smartphone lacks here is infrared connectivity.

Battery: The HTC Butterfly S comes with 3200 mAh removable battery. This gives a talk-time of up to 29 hours for 2G connectivity and up to 20 hours for 3G connectivity. The standby time is 544 hours.

Other features: The other features include NFC, Studio-quality sound with Beats Audio, Sense Voice, HTC Zoe, HTC Share, HTC BlinkFeed, HTC Zoe, clock, YouTube (upload), Picasa, Unlimited entries, Caller groups, Multiple numbers per contact, Picture ID, Ring ID, Calendar, Alarm and Calculator.

Highlights of the smartphone

1) Powered by Quad-core 1.9 GHz Qualcomm Snapdragon 600 processor
2) Comes installed with 2 GB RAM for smooth multi-tasking
3) Comes with an inbuilt memory of 16 GB
4) Runs on Android OS, v4.1 (Jelly Bean) operating system
5) Equipped with a 5.0 inch display
6) Comes equipped with proper QWERTY keypad

Verdict and price in India

The HTC Butterfly S is one of the latest smartphones from HTC. Being an upcoming release, it is not available on any online shopping website or store for sale. The phone has good features. HTC has teamed up with Dropbox to provide 25GB of free cloud storage for 2 years. It has good features, especially in terms of connectivity. At present, we need to wait for its launch in Indian market.

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Guest Author: AniruDh23 Jul 2013

Hey it is Android 4.2.2 out of the box, not Android 4.1.2.

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