HTC Butterfly S Review

HTC has made its Butterfly S enter into the world markets with fully loaded all new tech features. This smart phone stands as a tough competitor to the latest smart phones namely Samsung S4 and iPhone 5S. As from the HTC sources we have come to know that it is a stunning smart phone with many incredible features. So, let us find out to what extent does this HTC smart phone meets the expectations.

Design :

HTC comes again with a brilliant design that is manufactured totally with a metallic body. This is one of the premium smart phones in a big size that is about 5.7 inches tall, 2.78 inches wide and 0.42 inches deep. The metallic body makes up a little weight to the smart phone that is about 160 g and is offered in four different colors likely to be black, white, gray and red colors.

Though the design looks similar to HTC one this has undergone certain remarkable changes. The two slots that are micro SIM slot and the micro SD card slot are placed at the top under a plastic strip. The power button which also works as TV control that is IR Blaster is situated next to it, the volume rocker on one of its sides and the bottom part consists of a USB charging port. The front is clear back display surrounded by three soft keys at the bottom, a front facing camera and the sound system at the top. The rear part is simple with a rear camera and supporting flash to the camera.

Display :

This is the most amazing feature in HTC butterfly S that comes up with a 5 inch Super LCD 3 display. This has a best quality resolution of 1920×1028 pixels and a high pixel density of 441 pixels per inch. The perfect viewing angles, sunlight legibility and the clear cut display make it one of the best smart phones with best display. The Gorilla glass 3 covering adds protection to the screen and the HTC Sense v5 increases its functionality.

Software and Hardware Features :

Butterfly is boasted with 4.2.2 Android Jelly Bean Version OS and supported by HTC Sense 5 makes it even more easily for user. The Sense 5 technology makes the lock screens limited to the users. The advanced features like Blink feed etc. made the interface more usable.

The 1.9 GHz Quad-core processor enhanced the performance extremely, the device is extremely fast and is very quick in response. The chipset Qualcomm Snapdragon 600 is the high technology feature embedded in the smart device. The 16 GB internal memory can also be expanded by a micro card slot memory up to 64 GB of data storage. The hardware comprises of a 2 GB RAM that speeds up the tasks in the device.

Camera :

HTC Butterfly S is equipped with a 4 MP Ultra pixel camera which we have already seen in HTC One. This mainly concentrated on the sensors 1/3 inch sensor that captures the images with same quality as a big size camera. The modes and the effects offered to the camera give the images more effectiveness. The HDR mode, smile detection and face detection etc. enhances the photography feature.

The ZOE mode capability for video coverage has already discussed in our review on HTC One. This Butterfly S has the same capability of ZOE mode in video coverage that captures the video before and after the snap shot. The 2.1 MP front facing camera is best in its shot and good enough for having a clean and clear video chatting. The Video capture can be done with a HD quality and the video also features HDR mode of coverage.

Battery :

This has got the best battery that gives out maximum battery life, the chassis is fitted with a non-removable 3200 mAh Li-Po battery. This is good for both the moderate and heavy users for more than a day and half many apps working all through the day.

Features :

As we already told this is said to be a stunning smart phone with incredible features. The advanced features included in this smart device are:

HTC Blink Feed: This feature fills up your home screen with news, sports or any other data that you would customize and like to see from different websites. This is an existing feature in HTC One. Now it has enhanced with We chat and Instagram feature on the home screen.

HTC Boom and sound feature: This is an enhanced sound system equipped in the new Smart device. The dual set of stereo speakers at the front made the sound system clear, loud and lively more than HTC One.

All the multimedia features and the technical features are more or less similar to HTC One. The Multimedia features include the music and video play back, many hard core games and the sound system is an advantage to the play backs. The connectivity features include every advanced feature like NFC, USB, WI-FI, GPRS and what not everything you require and expect to be in a smart phone.

The basic apps like calendar, clock, maps and etc. are present along with the social networking apps like Gtalk, Google, You Tube and even the Dropbox functionality is provided with almost 25 GB of cloud storage. All this makes this smart phone as one among the user choices. Though it is similar to HTC One it has its own functionality and credibility.

Technical Features :

  •  This works under different frequencies of 2G, 3G and 4G and has a micro SIM capability.
  •  This is almost similar to HTC One not only in functionality and look but also in price that costs about 45,000 rupees.
  •  The big size smart phone has the body dimensions of 5.7×2.78×0.42 inches and a body weight of 160 g.
  •  The 5 inch Super LCD 3 powered touch screen is availed with high resolution of 1920×1028 pixels and high pixel density of 441 ppi.
  •  It is boasted with 4.2.2 Android Jelly Bean Version, 2 GB RAM, 16 GB internal memory and expandable card slot memory up to 64 GB.
  •  The 1.9 GHz quad-core processor enhances the performance and the chipset is Qualcomm APQ8064T snapdragon 600 which is of high end technology.
  •  The 4 MP UltraPixel rear camera with ZOE technology, LED flash and 2.1 MP front camera enhances the functionality of the gadget.
  •  The non removable 3200 mAh Li-Po battery is strong enough and gives out good battery life.
  •  The connectivity features include W-FI, GPRS, Bluetooth, NFC and USB etc. that are required.
  •  The advanced features like MP3, MP4 players, document editors, Google search, You Tube and GTalk etc. would be an asset to the device.
  •  The TBD Radio is present in the new Butterfly S device.

Call off :

The new HTC Butterfly S is one of the best smart phones in a range of 45000 rupees. Those who expect HTC One smart phone with more refinements in the same price tag HTC Butterfly would be the one for them. The performance features and the design made it a tough competitor to its rivals. The big hand set with many number of mobile applications and features will be great device to hang out with.

About: Thulasi Ram