HTC J Butterfly makes you wonder if the One M9 should even exist

Just like last year, HTC has launched a J Butterfly smartphone in Japan this year as well. Set to be made available via a carrier named KDDI, this new device kicks in an impressive array of specifications that make it the company’s flagship handset in the country.

It’s a water resistant device that carries onboard a 5.2-inch Super LCD 3 display with a resolution of 1440 x 2560 pixels. In contrast, HTC’s worldwide flagship the One M9 features a 5-inch 1080p monitor, while its new and beefy One E9+ kicks in a 5.5-inch QHD panel. Its flagship for India, the One M9+ grabs a 5.2-inch QHD display as well.

Moving on, the J Butterfly runs on a Snapdragon 810 chipset bearing a 64-bit octa core architecture. This brings it in line with all the high-end Android smartphones available out there. A 3GB RAM module and 32GB worth of expandable storage are two of its other important features.

HTC J Butterfly

HTC has blessed the new J Butterfly with a 20.2MP main camera that’s accompanied on the back by a depth-sensing secondary snapper meant for providing fancy photography features. On the front face, you’ll find a 13MP selfie unit. The company’s famous BoomSound speakers check in as well.

A sharp look at the key specs of the HTC J Butterfly:

– Display: 5.2-inch, 1440 x 2560 pixels
– OS: Android 5.0 Lollipop with Sense 7
– Processor: Octa core Snapdragon 810
– GPU: Adreno 430
– Memory: 3GB RAM, 32GB storage (expandable up to 128GB)
– Cameras: 20.2MP rear with depth-sensing camera, 13MP front
– Battery: 2700mAh
– Dimensions: 151 × 73 × 10.1mm
– Weight: 162gms

HTC J Butterfly Display

According to G4Games, the HTC J Butterfly is slated to be released in Japan soon by KDDI, but there’s no word on whether or not it will be launched in other markets.