The Butterfly effect to be swept over India
As per the reports, the price tag of the Butterfly could be nearly 44,000/- Indian rupees, which is pretty higher than the Samsung Galaxy S III and next only to the Apple iPhone 5, which is expected to carry the price tag of 44,500/- Indian rupees. The Butterfly phones are expected to arrive in India within next two weeks.
HTC Butterfly, which is known as the Droid DNA in U.S. Markets, has the following features:
Operating system is Android OS, v4.1 (jelly bean), upgradable to v4.2 (jelly bean). It has a touch screen display of 5 inches, with 1080×1920 resolution and Super LCD 3 capacitive touch screen with 16M colours. This display has a pixel density of 441ppi which is the highest in any phone currently available in the market. The dual-core 1.5 GHz processor is powered with Qualcomm MSM8960 Snapdragon S4. The network feature of the phone is expected to be CDMA 800 / 1700 / 1900 / 2100 in 2G and CDMA2000 1xEV-DO in 3G and a WI-FI connectivity of 802.11 a/b/g/n, dual-band, DLNA, Wi-Fi hotspot. It supports Email, Blue tooth and has USB connectivity too. It has a dimension of 133.9×65.7×9.7 mm and weighs 142 grams. The Butterfly has Light sensor and Proximity sensor. It has a RAM of 2GB and a storage of 16 GB, which is expandable up to 32 GB.
The primary camera is of 8 MP, with a resolution of 3264×2448 pixels, autofocus and LED flash. The secondary camera is of 2.1 MP. The camera has the features of Geo-tagging, touch focus, face detection and HDR (High Dynamic Range images). As the device is not listed in HTC's India website, it is not known whether the device that is to be launched in India will support 4G LTE or not. That will be clarified within two weeks.
With HTC entering Indian market, the fight between Smartphone manufacturers are going to be tougher, which is good for the consumers that each manufacturer will be coming up with newly invented features and upgraded versions in order to hang on in the field.