If you compare the HTC One X+ and the HTC Butterfly, which one KOs the other? Does the 4.7-inch display on the One X+, surpass the Butterfly’s screen? Does the One X+ have a greater storage capacity? A more potent CPU? These questions (and more besides) are answered in the comparison table and review that follows.
HTC One X+ vs. HTC Butterfly: stat-fight
Here’s how the two phones compare. If you you want more information on any of the technologies that you see mentioned, click on a highlighted term to find out more about it. Or view our FAQs.
|HTC One X+||VS||HTC Butterfly|
|Display||4.7-inch Super LCD2||5.0-inch Super LCD3|
|Resolution||720 x 1280 pixels
|1080 x 1920 pixels
|Processor||1.7GHz quad core NVIDIA Tegra 3||1.5GHz quad core Qualcomm APQ8064 Snapdragon|
|Software||Android 4.1.1||Android 4.1.1|
|Storage||32 or 64GB internal, no expansion slot||16GB internal, microSD cards up to 32GB|
|8.0 Megapixels with autofocus, LED flash, touch focus, geo-tagging, face detection, HDR and 1080p video recording||8.0 Megapixels with autofocus, touch focus, LED flash, face/smile detection, geo-tagging, simultaneous video/photo recording and 1080p video recording|
|Yes, 1.6MP||Yes, 2.1MP|
|Bluetooth||4.0 with A2DP||4.0 with A2DP|
|Size||69.9 x 134.4 x 8.9mm||70.5 x 143.0 x 9.1mm|
|Extras||GPS/A-GPS, NFC, accelerometer, gyroscope, digital compass, stereo FM radio, TV-out, DLNA, Wi-Fi hotspot and Beats audio||GPS/A-GPS, NFC, accelerometer, digital compass, gyroscope, stereo FM radio, TV-out, DLNA, Wi-Fi hotspot functionality and Beats Audio|
HTC One X+ vs. HTC Butterfly analysis
You’ve seen the specs for the two phones above. But that doesn’t immediately tell you which one is technically superior. Here’s how this HTC One X+ vs. HTC Butterfly fight plays out…
HTC One X+ vs. HTC Butterfly – Connectivity
The One X+ is a 3G/HSDPA phone with added NFC, 802.11a/b/g/n Wi-Fi and Bluetooth 4.0 with A2DP. 4G connectivity is also supported. The Butterfly packs NFC, 3G/HSDPA, Bluetooth 4.0 with A2DP and 802.11a/b/g/n Wi-Fi. And 4G? Yes, that’s in there too.
— It’s a tie, a point to each phone (1-1)
HTC One X+ vs. HTC Butterfly – Size/Weight
Let’s talk about pocketability. There’s not much between the two – the One X+ is 134.4 x 69.9 x 8.9mm, the Butterfly is 143.0 x 70.5 x 9.1mm. The One X+ is the more compact handset. Tipping the scales at 140g, the Butterfly is weightier than its opponent. The One X+ weighs 135g. The Butterfly trails at this early stage.
— The One X+ wins (2-1)
HTC One X+ vs. HTC Butterfly – Camera/Video
As for photo/video prowess, the One X+’s 8.0 MP lens features autofocus, LED flash, touch focus, geo-tagging, face detection, HDR and 1080p video recording. Oh and there’s also a 1.6MP camera on the front for making video calls.
The Butterfly also sports a 8.0 Megapixel camera (with autofocus, touch focus, LED flash, face/smile detection, geo-tagging, simultaneous video/photo recording and 1080p video recording). A second 2.1MP camera on the front can be used for video calling.
— It’s a tie, one point to each phone (3-2)
HTC One X+ vs. HTC Butterfly – Display
The One X+ incorporates a touch-sensitive Super LCD2 display, 4.7 inches in size and with a resolution of 720 x 1280. With its 4.7-inch display and overall pixel count of 921600, the One X+ has a pixels per inch rating of 312.553.
|The HTC One X+ features a 4.7-inch Super LCD2 display with a quoted resolution of 1280 x 720 pixels. Its Pixels Per Inch (PPI) rating is 312.553.|
At 5.0 inches, Butterfly’s touch-sensitive Super LCD3 screen has more room. With 2073600 pixels onscreen, the pixel density is a terrific 440.6 pixels per inch.
— The Butterfly wins (3-3)
HTC One X+ vs. HTC Butterfly – Processor
Now onto the processors… inside the One X+ there’s a quad core NVIDIA Tegra 3 chip, rated at 1.7GHz. The Butterfly boasts a 1.5GHz quad core Qualcomm APQ8064 Snapdragon processor.
— The Butterfly wins (3-4)
Half-time: HTC One X+ vs. HTC Butterfly
With five rounds gone, the HTC Butterfly enjoys a narrow 1 point lead over its rival. But this fight’s not over. The One X+ still has time to mount a comeback.
HTC One X+ vs. HTC Butterfly – Software
— It’s a tie, each phone gets a point (4-5)
HTC One X+ vs. HTC Butterfly – Applications
— It’s a tie, the two phones share the points (5-6)
HTC One X+ vs. HTC Butterfly – Storage
This next round is all about gigabytes. Storage, to be exact. HTC gives you a choice of 32 or 64GB One X+ models. The HTC Butterfly comes with a single storage option – a 16GB model. There’s no expansion slot on the One X+, so its storage can’t be extended. Whereas the 16GB storage capacity on HTC’s phone can be expanded to 48GB via the built-in microSD slot.
— The One X+ wins (6-6)
HTC One X+ vs. HTC Butterfly – Battery Life
We can’t score this round until we have full talk and standby time information for both phones.
— Tie. The One X+ and the Butterfly share the points (7-7)
HTC One X+ vs. HTC Butterfly – Extras
— It’s a tie, one point each (8-8)
BPF Verdict: It’s a tie! (8-8)
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