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HTC Butterfly 3 (2015) review

Android OS v5.0 (Lollipop)
Qualcomm Snapdragon 810 MSM8994
Adreno 430
3 GB / 32 GB
5.2 inches (1440 x 2560 px)
20.2 MP, autofocus

HTC announced the launch of the Butterfly 3 smartphone in 2015. The manufacturer is offering the HTC Butterfly 3 phone with 5.2 inches display, Qualcomm Snapdragon 810 MSM8994 chipset, 3 GB of RAM and 32 GB of internal storage.

The HTC Butterfly 3 comes with Android OS v5.0 (Lollipop) out of the box, and a Li-Ion 2700 mAh, non-removable battery.

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HTC Butterfly 3 specifications

BrandHTC
NameButterfly 3
ModelB830
Release date2015

Body

The weight of HTC Butterfly 3 is about 5.68 oz with battery, which is average compared to most of the smartphones with same size. The dimensions of this HTC phone are average (5.94 x 2.87 x 0.39 inches).

Weight5.68 oz
Dimensions5.94 x 2.87 x 0.39 inches
Colorsblue, red, white
SIM typeNano SIM

System

The HTC Butterfly 3 comes with Android OS v5.0 (Lollipop) out of the box, but it is upgradable to the next OS.

OS versionAndroid OS v5.0 (Lollipop)
SoCQualcomm Snapdragon 810 MSM8994
CPUQuad-core 1.5 GHz Cortex-A53, Quad-core 2 GHz Cortex-A57
GPUAdreno 430

Display

The size of Butterfly 3 screen is measured diagonally, from corner to corner. The 5.2 inches Super LCD 3 display of HTC Butterfly 3 with 1440 x 2560 px resolution is multitouch capable.

Display typeSuper LCD 3
Screen size5.2 inches
Resolution1440 x 2560 px
Multitouch supportyes

Memory

The internal memory of HTC Butterfly 3 (3 GB) cannot be expanded, but the internal storage (32 GB) can be expanded with a compatible microSD card.

RAM3 GB
Internal storage32 GB
Memory card slotmicroSD

Camera

The camera of the Butterfly 3 is equipped with autofocus. An autofocus (or AF) optical system uses a sensor, a control system and a motor to focus on an automatically or manually selected point or area. Very few Android cameras come without autofocus.

Selfie camera13 MP
Main camera20.2 MP, autofocus
FlashDual LED

Connectivity

The HTC Butterfly 3 supports 2G, 3G and 4G/LTE networks. This phone has a built-in GPS. GPS is a highly accurate navigation system using signals from satellites to determine a location on the Earth's surface, irrespective of weather conditions. Most phones have a GPS unit on board. The Butterfly 3 comes with NFC (Near Field Communication) functionality. Near Field Communication (NFC) is a short-range wireless connectivity technology that makes life easier and more convenient for consumers around the world by making it simpler to make transactions, exchange digital content, and connect electronic devices with a touch. The Butterfly 3 phone has built-in FM radio. The built-in FM Radio is great for listening to your favorite radio station.

GSM 2G bands850 / 900 / 1800 / 1900
Network coverage2G / 3G / 4G
Wi-FiWi-Fi 802.11 a/b/g/n/ac
Bluetoothv4.1, A2DP
GPSA-GPS, GLONASS, Beidou
NFCyes
FM radioyes, with RDS
USBmicroUSB 2.0
Headphone3.5 mm jack

Battery

The Li-Ion 2700 mAh, non-removable battery gives the smartphone a good battery backup. The Li-ion is a low maintenance battery which offers high energy, is lightweight and does not require periodic full discharge. The battery of Butterfly 3 isn't removable without voiding the warranty.

TypeLi-Ion 2700 mAh, non-removable

Features

Smartphones today come with a wealth of sensors to facilitate a better user experience. The accelerometer is a sensor that measures the tilting motion and orientation of the phone. This HTC phones comes with proximity sensor. This proximity sensor detects how close the phone is to an outside object, such as your ear. This smartphone doesn't support fast charging technology.

Sensorsaccelerometer, compass, gyroscope, light, proximity
SpecialsHTC BoomSound, HTC Sense 7
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The specifications above are based on the official data published by the manufacturer, but we also take user reviews into consideration. If you found an error or something lacking in the specifications above for the HTC Butterfly 3, then don’t hesitate and signal the problem to us.

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