HTC J Butterfly announced - a monster Android device

htc j butterfly

HTC finally unveils J Butterfly, the 5-inch Phablet that has been leaked out earlier. And it’s an Android[1] monster device!

The device comes with a 5-inch 1080p[2] SLCD3 440 ppi display. Full HD. That’s a first.

htc j butterfly

Some Specifications

  • Android 4.1 Jelly Bean
  • 2GB of RAM[3]
  • Qualcomm S4 Pro 1.5GHz quad-core APQ8064 processor
  • 8 megapixel[4] camera
  • SLCD3 1080p 440ppi display
  • NFC
  • 2,020mAh battery
  • 9.1mm thin
  • Colors: Black, red, white

Officially announced for a December release on Japanese carrier AU/KDD. We will unfortunately not see this device ouside of Japan, but hopefully a version of it under another name. Probably Droid Incredible X.


  1. Android is a Linux-based mobile operating system developed and distributed by Google in conjunction with the Open Handset Alliance. Search for more info.  ↩

  2. 1080p is the shorthand identification for a set of HDTV video modes which are characterized by 1,080 lines of vertical resolution (1,080 horizontal scan lines) and progressive scan (meaning the image is not interlaced, unlike the 1080i display standard). Search for more.  ↩

  3. Random Access Memory (RAM) provides space for your computer to read and write data to be accessed by the CPU (central processing unit). It’s a form of computer data storage. A random-access device allows stored data to be accessed in very nearly the same amount of time for any storage location, so data can be accessed quickly in any random order. Search for more info.  ↩

  4. One million pixels, used as a measure of the resolution in digital cameras. Search for more.  ↩