MALAYSIA – August 2, 2013 – HTC, a global leader in mobile innovation and design, has today announced the HTC Butterfly s. This stylish, supercharged 5-inch device is powered by a 1.9 GHz quad-core processor and features HTC BlinkFeed™, HTC Zoe™ and HTC BoomSound™, first introduced with the award-winning HTC One. The new device also offers HTC’s latest Sense 5 experience and Android Jelly Bean, with a stamina battery that packs 3,200 mAh of raw power, guaranteeing peak performance for longer.
“We’ve improved the HTC Butterfly by incorporating the new standards set by the HTC One for smartphone performance.” said Jack Yang, President of HTC South Asia. “The popular HTC Butterfly shifted the perceptions people had about smartphones thanks to the world’s first full HD 1080p, 5-inch screen and that complete viewing experience, and with the new improvements in place, we have taken the HTC Butterfly s to the next level creating a smartphone with unparalled battery performace that also incorporates HTC BlinkFeed. HTC BoomSound and HTC Zoe to give users an extended immersive experience with the HTC Butterfly s unlike any other 5-inch device.”
HTC BlinkFeed: Stop digging for information with live home screen updates from your favourite sources
HTC’s acclaimed BlinkFeed makes perfect use of the breath-taking 5-inch, full HD super LCD 3 display of the HTC Butterfly s. Transforming the home screen into a customisable, vibrant stream of live information, BlinkFeed delivers the freshest content from social updates, news and articles at a glance.
With local and global content drawn from more than 1,400 media sources, BlinkFeed pulls more than 10,000 articles from some of the world’s leading media companies including AOL, ESPN, MTV, The Financial Times and Reuters to give you the most interesting and important stories of the moment, wherever you may be.
HTC BoomSound: sharper, richer, bigger sound
HTC BoomSound’s dual front-facing stereo speakers and two dedicated amplifiers deliver sound quality and power like no other. Listen to music, play games and watch videos with less distortion and more clarity. Beats Audio™ integration completes the unrivalled audio experience for you and your friends’ ultimate listening pleasure.
HTC UltraPixel Camera with HTC Zoe and Video Highlights: reimagining mobile photography
HTC’s revolutionary camera experience delivers high-quality, instantly-sharable images wherever you are and whatever you’re doing. The HTC Butterfly s’ stunning UltraPixel Camera captures 300 per cent more light than traditional smartphone camera sensors, ensuring fantastic images even in low light. With its advanced editing capabilities and functionality of HTC Zoe, you’ll always be able to create the perfect picture wherever you are. Further enhancing the imaging experience is the phone’s 2.1 megapixel ultra-wide-angle front-facing camera, which makes room for you and your friends to create more natural self-portraits with incredible detail.
Bring all of your spectacular photography to life and share it easily with Video Highlights, a part of the HTC Butterfly s’ living, breathing gallery. Automatically creating 30-second shows accompanied by a soundtrack of your choosing, Video Highlights requires no professional editing software but produces visually stunning, instantly sharable online videos.
Stamina battery: Stay at full speed for longer
The HTC Butterfly s is powered by the highest-capacity battery ever seen in a HTC smartphone. 3,200 mAh of raw power means that you can now take photos, watch videos and listen to music without worrying about battery life, giving your mobile life a turbo boost exactly where it needs it the most.
HTC Butterfly s will be available in Fervour Red, Glamour White and Metallic Grey in mid-August at all HTC authorised resellers.
Recommended retail price: HTC Butterfly S (RM2,399).