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HTC Butterfly 3

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INTRODUCTION

HTC Butterfly 3
HTC Butterfly 3

High Tech Computer Corporation, abbreviated as HTC is a Taiwanese Telecommunications company. This company is well known for its high end and good quality smartphones with trustable features. One of their series of high-end smartphones is the Butterfly series of smartphones. One of the latest releases in this series is the HTC Butterfly 3 which was a great hit in Taiwan where it was first launched. It was first announced in September 2015. Later it went on to be released and made available in the market from October 2015. The code name for this smartphone is ‘B3’. This smartphone is known for its amazing camera and processor. It also is known to come with good protection against dust and water too. This smartphone targets the upper-middle-class audience. Normally most HTC phones are pretty expensive falling on the higher end of the budget. Hence it is pretty much preferred only by such economically superior customers. But this is because of the advanced processor that they use. The USP of this smartphone is that it comes with the amazing camera and supreme build. Just knowing a smartphone’s USP is not enough to decide how good it is. So let us look in more depth at the various technical specifications of this smartphone and ultimately arrive at its probable pros and cons.

DESIGN AND DISPLAY

HTC Butterfly 3 Design and Display
HTC Butterfly 3 Design & Build

This smartphone comes with a polycarbonate body which provides the durability to the phone. It Helps the smartphone resist fingerprints from appearing on the phone. The smartphone also has the good protective technology to make the smartphone dust and water resistant. The IP65 & IP68 rating are used for this purpose. The length of this smartphone is 151 mm, and the breadth is 73 mm. It comes with a thickness of 10 mm making this smartphone appear bulky and thick. The device has a very premium look. The polycarbonate body makes this phone quite grippy too. The display in this smartphone is an IPS LCD capacitive type with 16 M colours. This smartphone has a 5.2-inch display. The resolution of this display is around 1440 x 2560 pixels. The weight of this smartphone is 161 g. This is a major drawback as this smartphone is pretty heavy. It also comes with a good protective display due to the presence of Corning Gorilla Glass 2. It comes with good multi-touch feature up to 10 fingers. This smartphone comes in three different colours namely Blue, Red and White.

PERFORMANCE AND CONFIGURATION

This smartphone works on an Android OS. It functions with the v 5.0 (Lollipop). Later there might be a possibility of upgrading it to Android v 6.0 (Marshmallow). The chipset used here is the Qualcomm MSM8994 Snapdragon 810 hardware chip. A pair of processors takes care of processing in this smartphone. One of them is a Quad – core Cortex - A53 processor with a processing speed of 1.5 GHz. The second processor is also Quad – core but is Cortex – A57 with a processing speed of 2 GHz. The Adreno 430 GUI take care of graphics. The internal memory storage of this smartphone is up to 32 GB. It also comes with the expandable memory option using a microSD card. The memory can be expanded up to a maximum of 200 GB. The RAM in this smartphone is a good 3 GB.

CAMERA AND MULTIMEDIA

HTC Butterfly 3 Camera
HTC Butterfly 3 Camera

HTC mostly manufactures smartphones with a good quality camera. This smartphone comes with two cameras. The primary camera is 20 MP with an aperture focal length of f/2.2. The wide angle focus is around 28 mm. It comes with a dual tone LED Flash. The Additional features like face detection, geo tagging, auto focus, LED Flash, HDR, and Panorama are also present. The front camera is 8 MP with an aperture focal length of f/2.0. The wide angle focus is around 28 mm. The resolution of this camera is 1080 p. The audio in this smartphone is quite decent. It does not have a functional FM Radio supported by RDS technology. The video recording is done with a resolution of 2160 p at 30 fps.

BATTERY AND CONNECTIVITY

HTC Butterfly 3 Charging Slot
HTC Butterfly 3 Charging Slot

This smartphone comes with a non-removable, Li – Ion battery which has a max capacity of 2700 mAh. It is expected to come with dual sim option. The type of sim to be used is expected to be nano sim. GSM is the compatible network which can be used. It is compatible with both 3G and 4G. It also comes with the basic connectivity features like Wi–Fi and Bluetooth.


PROS AND CONS


WHAT WE LIKED
  • Amazing camera
  • Great touch sensitivity
  • Good protective features
  • Smooth display
  • High end user interface
  • Amazing Dual processors
WHAT CAN BE IMPROVED
  • Poor build
  • Heavy
  • Bulky
  • Below average battery

This smartphone is another of HTC’s high-quality device which promises fantastic camera and display properties. Just like the other high-end HTC phones, this too is priced a bit on the higher end. It has both pros and cons, hence based upon one’s priority of features in a smartphone, one can decide upon purchasing it.