HTC to Launch Aero A9 and Butterfly 3 Flagship Smartphones on Sep 29
HTC has sent out the media invites for an event scheduled on September 29. According to the image of the invite, we can clearly see the ‘II’ written in large font along with a tagline “The World Best Meets The Best.” It may be a coincidence or a planned strategy; on the same date Google will also unveil its two Nexus smartphones.
HTC is rumored to launch two new smartphones on that date, as per recent leaks the company might unveil HTC Aero A9 and the Butterfly 3. On the same day, we can also see two Nexus smartphones manufactured by Huawei and LG. Coming to the upcoming HTC smartphones, the HTC Aero A9 will be powered by the latest MediaTek Helio X20 MTK6797 deca-core processor.
Recently, another Taiwanese consumer electronics company, Asus announced Predator 6 gaming smartphone with Helio X20 chipset. Elephone, a Chinese smartphone manufacturer has already started taking pre-orders fo the Helio X20 powered smartphone ‘Elephone P9000’. The pre-ordered phones are expected to ship starting from October 20.
The HTC Aero A9 comes with 5.5-inch Quad HD (2560×1440) display. It has 4GB of RAM and has a 3,500mAh battery. As per the leaks, the design of the device looks almost similar to the iPhone 6. Coming
The Butterfly 3 is expected to be the international variant of ‘HTC J Butterfly’ that was launched earlier this year in Japan. It comes with a 5.2-inch Quad HD (2560×1440) LCD3 display and is powered by 64-bit Snapdragon 810 octa-core processor. There is 3GB of RAM and 32GB of internal storage along with a microSD card support for storage expansion.
The USP of the J Butterfly is its camera sensors, it has a 20.2MP rear camera along with additional sensor for capturing depth-of-field effect and to focus the image after capturing the image. On the front, it has a 13MP selfie camera that is more than enough for capturing selfies and answering video calls.
It also comes with IPX5 and IPX7 certifications making the device water and dust resistant. There is a battery of 2,700mAh capacity that also supports Qualcomm’s quick charge 2.0. Since HTC hasn’t confirmed the details of the smartphones that are to be launched on September 29, take this with a pinch of salt. The actual event is just few weeks away, stay tuned for Phoneradar for more information.