Already launched in Japan as HTC J Butterfly HTL23, the smartphone is now leaked as Butterfly 2 for Asia-Pacific market. According to the few pictures from upleaks, HTC Butterfly 2 has the same design as the Japan version, comes in Rouge, Canvas and Indigo color.
Although there isn’t detail hardware specs from the source, we can assume that the Butterfly 2 will also feature the same specs – a Qualcomm Snapdragon 801 2.5GHz quad core processor (MSM8974AC), 5-inch Full HD S-LCD3 display, dual camera, dual-tone flash LED, IPX5/IPX7 waterproof, IP5X dust proof 2GB RAM, 32GB internal storage and microSDXC card slot.
The dual camera on the Butterfly 2 is different from the pair on the HTC One M8 flagship model. Instead of two 4.1 megapixel Ultrapixel camera sensor, the Butterfly 2 is paring a 13 megapixel and another 2 megapixel camera sensor. You can still find HTC's Duo Camera features like UFocus and Duo Effects on Butterfly 2 version.
HTC J Butterfly HTL23 specification
- Android 4.4.x
- Processor: Qualcomm Snapdragon 801 2.5GHz quad core (MSM8974AC)
- Display: 5-inch Full HD S-LCD3
- Size: 70 x 145 x 10 mm
- Weight: 156g
- Battery: 2700 mAh
- 2GB RAM / 32GB ROM
- 13 megapixel + 2 megapixel camera
- 5 megapixel front facing camera
- microSDXC card slot (up to 128GB)
- Bluetooth 4.0 / NFC / IRDA
- WiFi a/b/g/n/ac
- IPX5/IPX7 waterproof, IP5X dust proof (see here)
While there is no info on the availability date for the Butterfly 2, the J Butterfly HTL23 in Japan will be available by end of this month. HTC Butterfly 2 should be ready to be announced anytime!