HTC Butterfly 3 water resistant phone with Snapdragon 810, 3GB RAM announced

HTC Butterfly 3

HTC today announced a variant of the HTV31 waterproof smartphone as Butterfly 3, as expected. As we already know, it has a 5.2-inch Quad HD display, is powered by an Octa-Core Snapdragon 810 SoC, has a 20-megapixel rear camera, secondary rear camera for depth information and a 13-megapixel front-facing camera. It also has IPX7 ratings for dust and water resistance.

HTC Butterfly 3 specifications

  • 5.2-inch (1440 x 2560 pixels) Quad HD display
  • Qualcomm Snapdragon 810 Octa-Core (4 x 2.0GHz + 4 x 1.5GHz) 64-bit processor with Adreno 430 GPU
  • 3GB RAM, 32GB internal memory, expandable memory up to 2TB with microSD
  • Android Lollipop with HTC Sense 7 UI
  • 20MP rear camera with dual LED Flash, sapphire cover lens, BSI sensor, f/2.2, 27.8mm lens, 4K video recording
  • Secondary rear camera to capture depth information
  • 13MP front-facing camera with BSI sensor,  f/2.0, 28.2mm lens, 1080p video recording
  • Dimensions: 150.99 x 72.99 x 9.99 mm; weight 161 grams
  • IPX7 ratings for dust and water resistance
  • Dual front-facing stereo speakers with Dolby Audio
  • 4G LTE, WiFi 802.11 a/ac/b/g/n (2.4 and 5GHz), Bluetooth 4.1, MHL 3.0, NFC, and GPS with GLONASS
  • 2700mAh battery

The HTC Butterfly 3 comes in white, carmine (red) and midnight blue colors,  is priced at NT$ 19,900 (US$ 600 / Rs. 39,740 approx.) and will go on sale in Taiwan starting from October 20th. The company did not reveal any details about the global roll out yet.

Update: HTC’s global online communications manager Jeff Gordon has confirmed that the Butterfly 3 will not be available outside Taiwan.]

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