The Taiwan-based company ‘HTC’ is known to introduce new technology in the smartphones marketplace. The company is the first to come up with a smartphone packed with Dual Core chip, Quad Core chip. The company is still struggling to setup an empire that Samsung has. Last year, we seen some good launches from the company, but the sales count was unexpectedly low.

HTC Butterfly
HTC Butterfly

To bring a change in company’s sales count, a new smartphone has been brought into the market. The highly rumored HTC Buttered is finally there in the market, and is getting good feedback from the customers so far. If you are also willing to buy one for you, then better to check this review to make sure that whether it is good for you or not.


Perfect combination of outer look and high-end specs result in tremendous sales graph of any smartphone. Talking about HTC Butterfly, this one has got catchy look. The dimensions of the smartphone are 143 x 70.5 x 9.1mm and it is made up of polycarbonate unibody. Edges are round shaped as you can see in all previous launches of HTC.

If you have see DROID DNA, then will find a similarity between these two. The red accent in the camera and speaker is used. This one makes the smartphone bit attractive. Unlike DROID DNA, the capacity buttons are not dipped in red accent.


Display is the best part in the HTC Butterfly, and this might be the reason of your immense interest in this smartphone. It has got 5 inches Super LCD display that offers 1080p resolution. It has 441 ppi pixel density. High quality display has always been the most catchy part in the HTC Smartphones, and this new launch, the HTC Butterfly just follows the rules of other members of company.

The viewing angles are perfect, and you need not to be any particular position to get most out of the display quality. You get it at any angle. This certainly makes the smartphone good for people who love to watch movies or play games on the go.


As stated already, HTC was the first to introduce the Dual Core chip. Therefore, the expectations have always been high when it comes to the performance of HTC smartphones. As this one was highly rumored, so the level of expectations was even more. The Qualcomm S4 Pro chip with four Krait cores in HTC Butterfly makes it work like a rocket. The chip is clocked at 1.7GHz which is just amazing. Apart from that Adreno 320 graphics processor and 2GB RAM are part of this amazing smartphone.

The speed of the smartphone is just best in the HTC line-up. After passing from various benchmarks test, the experts have concluded that HTC Butterfly is little behind the Sony Xperia Z. Though the smartphone was expected to shine at top, but it’s not that bad. Still the rank based on performance is quite good.


HTC Butterfly has got 8MP camera that gives you perfect quality in your clicked shots. It offers 3264×2448 pixels resolution in 4:3 mode, while in 16:9 mode, the resolution is 3264×1840. Apart from the photos, you can shoot videos of 1080p and 720p videos @ 30fps.

2.1M Secondary Camera also offers nice image quality. You can shoot full HD videos with it. It ensures the video chatting experience at its best. The common options are easy to find and tap. It makes the use of camera fast.

Hardware Specs

  • 5.0 inches Super LCD3 capacitive touchscreen
  • Quad-core 1.5 GHz Krait
  • Android v4.1.1 Jelly Bean
  • 16 GB (11 GB user available), 32GB expandable
  • 2GB RAM
  • 8MP Primary Camera, 2.1MP Secondary
  • Wi-Fi 802.11 a/b/g/n, Bluetooth v4.0 with A2DP
  • NFC, USB v2.0


The smartphone runs the Android 4.1 Jelly Bean. The HTC is known to make the features complex to find. Same happens in the case of HTC Butterfly. You will find it hard to get to the common features of Android Jelly Bean. The lockscreen in the smartphone comes with a ring in center and and  four shortcuts.

You can place the contact in groups on the lockscreen and can get the details of any particular by just moving it to the ring. Nine more pre-installed lockscreens you get in it. You can install any of them with single tap.


The battery in the smartphone is Non-removable Li-Po 2020 mAh battery which offers you a good talk time. The good battery backup is must, as one may be interested in using all the features. Come on, this is what the features are meant for.


HTC Butterfly has got the price tag of 600 Euros or 800 dollars. Worth it?


If you are among them who like to enjoy the best display quality, then this one is meant for you. Of course, the other top-notch features in this smartphone are also convincing. Overall, this is good smartphone, and if you have got good budget, then go for it without second thought.