HTC introduces the world's first 5-inch 1080p smartphone in Japan, the HTC J Butterfly
News On Japan via Forbes -- Oct 18

Considering how few distinct products it produces, Apple gets a wildly disproportionate amount of attention for its smartphone releases. It is easy for us to forget in the U.S. that ours may not be the world's most advanced market for mobile. Arguably, Japan's is, and the new J Butterfly smartphone from HTC makes that point stunningly.

Sam Byford of The Verge reports on a hands-on preview of the device in Tokyo today, calling its inch full 1080p HD Super LCD 3 screen , "Truly a sight to behold." There have been rumors here about a 5-inch HTC phone for Verizon, but it looks like Japan will beat us to having a living room in our pockets.

With a 440 ppi screen, text on this Android device is crisp and super-retinal, and the quad-core 1.5GHz Snapdragon chip and 2GB of RAM should give it plenty of power, as should an oversize battery to keep up with all those pixels.

Source: Forbes



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