Every now and then phone makers release a market-specific device that won’t see the light of day elsewhere – like the HTC J, a model that the Taiwanese only introduced for the Japanese smartphone market.  It has been four months since the HTC J made its debut, and it looks like HTC has had a change of heart about the phone’s availability.

The HTC J will reportedly soon be offered in the company’s home country, Taiwan. The news was first reported by ePrice, which has proven to be a rather a reliable whisperer in the past. According to the website, the new version of HTC J will not be sporting the CDMA + WiMax combo radio, but will instead come with WCDMA connectivity.

The HTC J, in a lot of ways, is just the HTC One S in a different casing sporting some slight changes when it comes to its specs. It has a 4.3-inch Super AMOLED qHD display, dual-core 1.5GHz Snapdragon S4 processor, 1GB RAM, 8MP rear camera, 1.3MP front-facing camera, and Android 4.0 Ice Cream Sandwich under the hood. The phone comes in three different color options: black, white, and red.

Apart from being offered in Taiwan, the source also mentioned that the J may come to other markets as well, though it is not set in stone yet. Will you be interested in getting the HTC J?

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