HTC announced a 1080p smartphone in mid-October called the J Butterfly. We wondered when it would land in other countries, and sure enough it launched in the United States about a month later as the Droid DNA on Verizon. But what about Europe and other Asian countries? We heard it was going to be called the DLX, but it turns out those rumors were incorrect. HTC has finally made the device official, and it's simply called "Butterfly".
Droid DNA: first impressions and event recap online
Our Kris Wouk attended the Verizon/HTC event and he came back with his initial impressions of the Droid DNA. Verizon’s Droid DNA was presented last night to a crowd of journalists and tech bloggers anxious to behold the first US smartphone with a full HD display.
New HTC Droid DNA/DLX images leak, global launch now in the cards
When HTC unveiled the splendid 1080p J Butterfly “phablet” in Japan, it was pretty obvious that the States were going to be next in line to get the monster phone. After a string of leaks and speculations, Verizon confirmed the launch under the Droid DNA branding, but a few things remained in a fog.
HTC and Verizon event set to take place on November 13th in NYC
The HTC Droid DNA, also known as the HTC DLX or HTC Droid Incredible X, is the Verizon-bound HTC J Butterfly version that will soon compete against other Android phablets that are already available from the carrier including the LG Intuition and the Samsung Galaxy Note 2.