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Going beyond specific devices like the Butterfly and the 8X, what’s going in the collective minds of HTC’s executives when they plan out smartphone (and tablet) designs, business strategies and corporate alliances? Chief product officer Kouji Kodera gives us a peek into how HTC is keeping two platforms — Android and Windows Phone 8 — in balance.

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HTC’s 5 inch 1080p flagship device, the Butterfly (or DNA if you’re in America), launched in Taiwan yesterday. The company’s CEO, Peter Chou, was at the launch event and told members of the press that: “Based on our initial feedback, the phone has become very popular in Japan and we have been endeavoring to boost our shipments.”

HTC Butterfly

At long last, there’s a light at the end of the tunnel for HTC, one that emanates from the 5-inch display of the HTC Droid DNA, also known as the HTC Butterfly. Here’s the latest update on the flagship smartphone’s availability.