Earlier this month official announcements were made by HTC that the HTC Butterfly is available for pre-order in Australia. This international version is also available in Japan. It is known as the HTC Droid DNA in the USA. Presently users are able to catch hold of this phone with an unlocked SIM free. This offer is available at Mobicity and is being sold for AUD 849. The shipping of this phone has commenced today i.e. 18th of January.
If you compare this HTC mobile phone with the Google/LG Nexus 4 you will find it is a slightly expensive version. This phone costs $299 or $349 currently on the Google Play Store. The cost of the iphone 5 is $649 for its unlocked 16GB variant. When it comes to the Samsung Galaxy you will find that the price is set at around $520 to $550 by most third party retail websites.
It is anticipated that the carriers in Australia will provide the smartphone at a more affordable contract price. The official release date of the HTC Butterfly in Australia has not as of now been officially announced however it is available in retail websites for pre-order.
Coming to the features of the HTC Butterfly you will find that it has a five inch screen display with 1920×1080 pixels. The phone has a super LCD 3 equipped with a Gorilla Glass 2 and Qualcomm Snapdragon S 4 Pro APQ8064 SoC. This phone also is equipped with a 1.5GHz Krait CPU that is a quad core one, 2 GB of RAM and Adreno 320 GPU. The phone has 16GB of internal memory that is also supported by a microSD slot.
Users are also getting a 8MP camera with this device along with video recording that is 1080p. The front facing camera is a 2.1 MP one and its connectivity has been covered with Wi_Fi 802.11. a/b/g/n, NFC, Bluetooth 4.0 and more. The smartphone has been packed with an Android v 4.1 Jelly Bean operating platform that is an out of the box one.
Europe is still waiting for this device to be launched in the UK. HTC is so much in demand in most nations today that it has to struggle to keep up with the production.
Europe is still waiting for the device to hit UK as HTC has reportedly been struggling to keep up with its production due to the very high demand. The HTC Butterfly is available om most internet retail stores and there are a number of attractive deals available on Amazon, Mobicity, eBay and more.